13 Hotels in Las Vegas With the Best Shows

For many people who have never set foot in Las Vegas, the hype is all there to savor. No mindless drinking and getting married at a whim! No slot machines! And certainly no getting home penniless. But this is not to say that you need not be there to experience Las Vegas. Having a life defining experience that matches up to the many stories you have heard from your peers all boils down to preparation.

Yes! In as much as it may seem like a bold and boring word, it certainly makes up for it when adequate preparation leads to a great time. Yes, we've seen it in so many movies that getting married in Las Vegas is a cliché, but the truth is that it's a fun and unforgettable experience. Surely that's why every year a few thousand couples get married in the chapels of the Capital of Sin, some with a singer-impersonator Elvis, others with a serious minister.

But Las Vegas also offers more exclusive weddings, from outdoor ceremonies in beautiful places such as the Red Rock canyon to sophisticated parties in casino complexes on the Strip, such as the Bellagio, with its artificial lake and dancing fountains. You have to apply for a marriage license in advance. Visit Graceland Wedding Chapel where Jon Bon Jovi got married.

Look at Vegas Weddings, the only window for express weddings from the car, with a beautiful mini-cathedral. Have some tapas in La Cave, between arches in Spanish style and by candlelight. The luxury restaurants and bars have cozy tables, and chapels specialize in carrying out fast weddings everywhere. The best time to visit Las Vegas is in late April, May, September and early October. Temperatures are milder in the desert and it does not snow.

Ok, you're already married. It's time to think about the best honeymoon in Las Vegas and celebrate it in style. The capital of marriage, offers a good number of activities to inaugurate married life altogether. Go on a gondola ride through the Venetian canals or by a lake under the moonlight. If it is mentioned in the hotel reception that it is a romantic trip, you can get extras such as jacuzzi or rose petals on the bed.

As you can see here, there is no better place to celebrate for newlyweds than Las Vegas. In addition, it is the starting point for a romantic road trip through the canyons and deserts of the southwest USA.

Remember that many of the attractions of Las Vegas are located within the hotels. It is therefore widely considered as one of the best hotel destinations in the world owing to its postmodern architectural brilliance and savvy attractions.

There are numerous hotels and resorts out there and more are opening every year. From small boutique hotels to 5-star luxury chains, high-end luxury to all-inclusive resorts, there are countless things to think about when choosing a hotel. Where you stay can make or break your trip, so you don’t want to take a rash decision.

Know what sort of hotel is right for families, honeymoons, solo travelers, and everything in between.

Not all hotel rooms are created equal, especially if it’s a historical hotel in an 18th century building. A decent size room starts at around 400 square feet (or about 37 square meters). The definition of a decent room also depends on which continent you’re on! Hotel rooms in Europe are notoriously smaller than other destinations.

Some hotel bathrooms are the dimensions of a little apartment. Others feel crowded with one person in them. When choosing a hotel, remember to ask about the bathroom size.

Hotels are really taking style to the next level in recent years. Some hotels have a really traditional feel — think Louis XV gilded furniture in Paris or Murano glass chandeliers in Venice. Others are all about chic, modern looks with high-end design, sharp lines, crisp whites, and contrasting colors.

Hotels within the USA need to follow strict ADA requirements (Americans with Disabilities Act), but that's not the case for the remainder of the world.

1. Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower

The Stratosphere Hotel with a 350 meters high tower is the best viewpoint in Las Vegas and three unforgettable attractions like Big Shot, X-Scream and Insanity, the Ride. If you are keen on witnessing the immeasurable skyline of Las Vegas then you have got to visit the Stratosphere Tower in Las Vegas. Standing proud at a height of above 1,000 feet this tower is truly a phenomenal gem of Las Vegas.

The feeling of standing on the podium up above 1000 feet in the sky and seeing the vast and engaging spectacle before your eyes will surely leave a lasting impact on your life.

2. New York-New York Hotel

New York-New York Hotel has an impressive facade of the New York skyline. Right in front of the New York Hotel is the roller coaster, which can reach 100 kilometers per hour, or the High Roller, the largest panoramic Ferris wheel in the world.

3. Luxor Hotel

Do not miss staying at a themed hotel on the Strip. They are gigantic and will surprise you with their shops, theaters, swimming pools, discos, chapels for weddings, casinos. Among the most spectacular are the Luxor Hotel, inspired by ancient Egypt with its great pyramid. Located on the southern tip of the Strip, the hotel is surrounded by two bays, Mandalay and Excalibur.

A pristine location, it doesn't come as a surprise that it was built at a cost of USD 375 million. When you plan to take a break and travel to Las Vegas, Luxor Hotel is not just a pipe dream, but one to be realized when you finally get to be wowed by its many luxuries. With hardly a few months from celebrating its 25th anniversary, Luxor Hotel & Casino has come a long way.

From a position of detached objectivity sort of a like a fly on the wall it is easy to downplay that. But like they say, you need to see it to believe it! Spread out over 120000 sq.ft., this expansive hotel and casino boasts of over 29 retail stores, 4 swimming pools, a salon and nurture spa, 4407 rooms, 87 tables and 2000 slot machines. And that's just a tip of the iceberg, as locals are accustomed to saying.

Consisting of a staggering 30 floors, you forget that you're on the other end of Las Vegas Strip when you realize that you can see quite a great deal of surrounding areas from your hotel balcony. So many delightful treats await you on arrival that trying to take on everything at once can be likened to charging an elephant.

You have the world famous Criss Angel performing his heart wrenching acts of magic once a year. Then there's the LAX Nightclub, which was officially opened by Britney Spears and just recently hosted Christina Aguilera. And top all of that, you have the cream of the crop. The Luxor Sky Beam, which is the strongest and one of the longest beams of light shoot out from a pyramid into the universe.

Visible from as far as 275 miles, this is a must see for any Star Wars fan. It is therefore fitting that a resort like Luxor Hotel and Casino was featured in a host of movies and popular television shows, like Hangover, Fear Factor and CSI, as well as having its maiden appearance in a the video game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.

4. Four Seasons Hotel

The Four Seasons Hotel in Las Vegas is a luxury hotel located between floors 35 and 39 of the Mandalay Bay resort. The hotel is a 30-minute walk from Town Square of Las Vegas, 15 minutes' walk from Monorail MGM Grand train station. The property is 5 km from the McCarran International Airport.

It has 424 elegant and sophisticated rooms with a maximum capacity of four people, which are equipped with marble bathrooms with rear lighting mirrors, work area with ergonomic armchair, iPod docking station and tea and coffee service, among other amenities.

This pet-friendly hotel has an elegant swimming pool, as well as a spa where clients can treat themselves to beauty treatments and massages with products from the best brands. The spa at the Four Seasons Hotel in Las Vegas emulates the desert environment in the colors and materials with which it was designed. There is also a gym and a business center that has specific spaces and means available 24 hours a day.

Weddings at the Four Seasons in Las Vegas have a banquet room and pastry services, florist, as well as event organization. In the section of restoration they are the Veranda restaurant, whose specialty is Italian cuisine and the Charlie Palmer Steak, specialized in meats. In addition to shows, it has an aquarium in which there are sharks and crocodiles.

Both have separate bars serving light dishes and drinks in an elegant atmosphere. There is also a social lounge with outside terrace overlooking the pool. In addition, guests of the Four Seasons Hotel can enjoy the facilities of Mandalay Bay, which has a casino and an artificial beach with waves, sand and other attractions. Finally, the Four Seasons Hotel offers its clients the possibility to visit the Valley of Fire by helicopter.

5. The Venetian

In the Venetian you can take a gondola ride through canals like in Venice. Madame Tussauds in Vegas is a place where the people can find their favourite Hollywood Stars amazingly built wax statues. The figures here are very lifelike. Many people can find this to be a little eerie as well, however, the major focus in this museum has always been on making the statues of people who have been closely associated with the city of Las Vegas.

6. Caesars Palace

Situated right in the middle of the strip, the Caesar Palace is a huge complex where you can choose to entertain yourself in innumerable ways. Many big shot celebrities have performed and have graced the stage with their sheer presence in the past here. Some of the names include Celine Dion and Elton John.

However, before checking-in don’t forget to see the ticket prices and timings. Caesars Palace will transport you to ancient Rome. Relaxing in Qua Baths & Spa is perfect for future brides or honeymoon couples.

7. Paris-Las Vegas

This is a famous hotel and casino, located on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada. The highlight point of this hotel is the miniature model of Eiffel Tower which attracts a great number of tourists on an annual basis.

Paris-Las Vegas has a 100-meter-high Eiffel Tower. Tour the Eiffel Tower Experience to spend the honeymoon in the city of light. From here, one can see a complete 360-degree view of the city’s skyline. There is also a mock hot air balloon integrated with neon and flashing lights.

You can take a break by having a beer in Budweiser Beer Park. This bar and grill is located in the Paris Las Vegas hotel and offers more than 100 types of beer and games of darts and billiards.

8. Circus Circus

The entrance of Circus Circus imitates a large circus tent.

9. Waldorf Astoria

Toast at Mandarin Bar & Tea Lounge overlooking the Strip.

10. Wynn

Have a romantic date in Parasol Up and Parasol Down, two memorable places to taste craft cocktails. Room service menus include champagne, gourmet chocolate, and non-family-friendly treats in case you need a little push.

11. The LINQ Hotel

Situated on the far end of the Linq Promenade the High Roller Ferris Wheel stands at a height of around 550 feet. It takes about thirty minutes to complete a full round wherein the tourists get to watch some really incredible views of the city.

12. MGM Grand

You have the Arena, then Tom Jones and Cirque du Soleil Ka and the MGM lions. You are walking around the gaming floor and cannot hear any of these venues, very well designed. On top of that there were several Michelin listed restaurants in the same hotel.

Then what they do is make it very convenient to move between the hotels of the same group. You can gently grab a cocktail at the bar by the bridge and walk across to NYNY and then to Excalibur. Jump on their monorail and go to Luxor and then Mandalay Bay. MB also has some truly top line restaurants.

13. Planet Hollywood

Go to Spa by Mandara, where couples can choose the "Paris for Lovers" treatment package, with a Jacuzzi for two.
Kalyan Panja