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|"the location was perfect fantastic."||(in 144 reviews)|
|"Everything had a great time."||(in 26 reviews)|
|"Great value, clean, comfortable, pleasant staff"||(in 33 reviews)|
|"Very loud music, until 2am."||(in 10 reviews)|
|"Old and room smelled"||(in 159 reviews)|
|"overpay hotel charge /need confirm statement"||(in 53 reviews)|
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Room was clean and updated. Steigel was delicious.
Only complaint, called and asked the front desk for extra pillows and we never got them.
The housekeeping staff did a good job restocking the room each day.
I booked online, and was offered an upgrade to a "Cabana Suite" for a holiday weekend. Mia culpa, I did not do extensive research since I know that a cabana is usually poolside and a suite is usually a large hotel room with a sitting area as well as a sleeping area. The El Cortez Cabana Suites are neither. It's an older looking motel that has had the name El Cortez slapped on it. My room was no more than a Motel 6 hotel room: a king bed, a chair, a desk with one of those metal-and-vinyl chairs you see in schools or churches, a dresser that you couldn't access because the mini fridge prevented the sliding doors from opening on one side (where the drawers were). The bathroom did have a nice shower, as some pointed out, but the location was behind the parking structure for the actual El Cortez Hotel. There was a security guard outside the door because the neighborhood was more than a tad sketchy. We couldn't have guests without coming to the lobby to open the door for them - they wouldn't buzz in our friends. When checking in (with bags in hand) they made me fish out my room key before buzzing me into the lobby; it was not very welcoming. Yes, there is candy on the lobby desk, but the person sitting at the desk almost didn't smile once in three days. Often at night it was a security guard talking on her phone with friends and didn't even look up to acknowledge us. I felt cheated out of a promise made by the name of the hotel - if you're going to offer someone who starts to book a room in the casino tower a "cabana suite" as an alternative, then it better have a pool or be an actual suite. A renovated Super 8 Motel is NOT what I think of when I read "El Cortez Cabana Suites". Had this hotel been $50 a night, I would have been tipped off, but at almost $200 a night for the holiday weekend (including their nightly "Resort Fee"), I was expecting MUCH more.
Staff nice, free shuttle to airport, easy to navigate
Air conditioner was weak, room stayed too warm to sleep until middle of the night, could hear music until 5 am
Enjoyed my stay.
The longest continuously-running casino in Las Vegas, the El Cortez Hotel and Casino is located off the strip in the historic Downtown of the classic Rat Pack era. With the authenticity of a nostalgic Vegas experience and the first-class treatment of the strip, guests can have the best of both worlds, a taste of old and new Las Vegas.
With rooms for every taste and every budget, there’s a perfect room or suite for everyone. There are room recommendations for individual experiences, as well. Vintage or Pavilion rooms for those desiring an old-school feel, newly remodeled Tower Premium rooms offer the best of contemporary luxury , and Cabana and Designer Suites offer an exclusive boutique experience. Amenities include fitness center access, free parking, complimentary boarding pass printing at the front desk, free in-room coffee, Wi-Fi, and $10 off a full body massage at NV Spa.
Guests can enjoy the best gaming value in town with a wide selection of table games, slots, and a full race and sports book, or satisfy their appetites at one of the multiple restaurants and bars including Vegas native Naked City Pizza, American craft foods, craft beers, and small-batch spirits at Eureka!, and authentic Japanese fare at Shinya Ramen & Izakaya. For extra pampering, guests can also book an appointment during their stay at the full service Terry Rae Beauty Salon, providing hair cut, styling, coloring, and reconstruction, as well as waxing, manicures, pedicures and Brazilian Blowouts.
As a symbol of longevity and success, there’s no better place to have as the setting for a business meeting or wedding than the El Cortez Hotel and Casino. With five different event spaces, there’s a venue for every event.
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