Where you stay in Las Vegas can really make or break your trip.
Chances are high that you’ll spend most of your time in or nearby your hotel, so think hard about your vacation goals before you book so that you pick the right place!
Here are my top 10 picks for the best hotels in Las Vegas.
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If you prefer a suite-like hotel room, Aria is a great pick.
Even its deluxe rooms have a suite-like setup and its actual suites are surprising affordable compared to other resorts’ suites.
Bellagio is inspired by Italian luxury without being hokey or too over themed.
Its restaurants are all top-notch, its pools are among the best on the strip and it’s also home to Cirque du Soleil’s top Vegas show, O.
You probably know Caesars Palace from the riotous comedy flick, The Hangover. But don’t be fooled – it’s quite luxurious!
With many of its rooms recently refurbished, Caesars Palace is looking better than ever, living up to its name as the home of an ancient Roman leader.
The Cosmopolitan is one of the best hotels in Las Vegas.
It’s centrally located, has several excellent restaurants and shops and has an overall hip vibe.
The Cromwell is a luxury boutique hotel in the middle of the Strip.
It is home to Giada De Laurentiis’ first restaurant, GIADA, and the popular nightclub, Drai’s.
The LINQ is the latest hip spot on the Strip, except this hip spot is actually quite affordable! Rooms regularly go for under $100/night.
If you’re headed to Vegas to spend time by the pool, Mandalay Bay is one of the best hotels in Las Vegas for you. It has a tidal pool, sand beaches, a lazy river and more fun things to do.
NOTE: The Mandarin Oriental is now a Waldorf Astoria property. Stay tuned while I look for a new option or assess the changes at this hotel.
Mandarin Oriental is one of the most luxurious hotel chains in the world. Experience absolute luxury at their Las Vegas strip location, boasting sleek interiors and amazing views.
Anchoring one end of the strip is MGM Grand, the largest hotel in the US with over 5,000 rooms.
Wynn Las Vegas
Frequently rated among the best hotels in the world, Wynn features 2 towers, each with its own vibe.
The original Wynn tower features classic luxury with a marbled bathroom and an airy palette.
The Encore tower features a more minimalist Asian-inspired vibe.