Value for money
Distance to city centre
|Las Vegas McCarran|
Distance to airport
|"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)|
|room was very small||in 694 reviews|
|great location||in 384 reviews|
|staff was friendly||in 324 reviews|
|fremont street||in 212 reviews|
|old hotel||in 205 reviews|
|casino hotel||in 162 reviews|
|parking lot||in 153 reviews|
|comfortable bed||in 147 reviews|
|free parking||in 142 reviews|
|great food||in 91 reviews|
|great experience||in 86 reviews|
|great time||in 83 reviews|
|smoking room||in 70 reviews|
|cabana||in 52 reviews|
|resort fee||in 46 reviews|
|main building||in 45 reviews|
|great value||in 43 reviews|
|airport shuttle||in 41 reviews|
|free upgrade||in 38 reviews|
|las vegas||in 33 reviews|
|loud music||in 15 reviews|
|extra charges||in 11 reviews|
Clean up the rooms better
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.
Room could be cleaner. AC needed to be cleaned as well.
That I had a roof over my head
The location, good place near Fremont Street
The air conditioning is poor. During the day the room becomes uncomfortable and at night it’s okay
Low room & resort fee price. Free parking, secure building, surrounding neighborhood has gotten better.
I missed having a microwave in the room (was expecting one). No popcorn at night.
The Retro Style Rooms in the Cabanas. Personal touch and it just set the mood for Vegas
The rooms were quiet. Location was convenient.
The shower fluctuated between scalding hot and too cold. I coouldnt ever find a comfortable temperature.
good value. i like the atmosphire of the older casino.
the room was too close to the elevators. it was noisy some times
Felt very safe when walking to Fremont Experience.
Spacious Rooms, very comfortable. The hotel had a kiosk to check in for my airlines. Staff was friendly. Price was affordable.
I called and was told no shuttle to/from airport, but found they do offer this service. Staff needs to be more informed.
The El Cortez is a nice casino with pleasant clientele. 5-dollar single deck BJ, 3-dollar double deck BJ. Low stakes roulette (.25 chips, one-dollar minimum). The staff was very friendly and helpful. The hotel is close to the heart of downtown. We stayed in the Cabana Suites which was a great deal. The quality of the room was substantially higher than the price we paid.
One knock on the casino, though not a big deal, was that the dealers weren't crisp. The roulette dealer had to search for the number on the table each time, instead of knowing where it was. If all the numbers were covered up, this could take as much as 6-7 seconds for her to identify which number was the winner. The BJ dealers frequently had to take extra time to total the cards. I once placed a 2-dollar bet, by mistake, on a table requiring 3 dollars. I was the only player at the table, but the dealer didn't notice until after the hand was completed.
Bartenders were rude, and the cafe made a big production about a 1 dollar piece of bread, it was riduculous after we had just spent $600.
Great hotel and good location,helpful staff,would stay again.
every thing was excelent had agood experience will also stay here in aug.
no seat in the shower.
The non-smoking room was clean, convenient and nicely furnished. The complimentary shuttle back to the airport also was convenient.
The room was chilly and the heating did not seem to work. The drain in the bathtub/shower probably was clogged given the slow drainage.
Everything. Price and comfort was good. :)
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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Value for money
Policies vary by room type and provider.
Guests at the El Cortez Hotel and Casino are welcome to enjoy live music throughout the weekend. Several bands play at the Parlour Bar on Fridays and Saturdays from 8:30 am to 12:30 am, and the Lobby Bar hosts piano music by Ray Horvath on both days from 4:00 to 9:00 pm. Watching these performances is completely free, and visitors can take advantage of drink deals.
The El Cortez Hotel and Casino offers a diverse selection of games. Guests can choose from 3-card poker, blackjack, craps, Texas Hold ‘Em, and roulette. Once you arrive at the hotel and start playing in the casino, you can sign up for the free rewards program, known as Club Cortez, which will give you many benefits, including free plays on slot machines, monthly cash drawings, and access to VIP events.
There are always deals offered through the El Cortez Hotel and Casino, whether it be special holiday discounts, monthly giveaways, or reduced prices in the on-site restaurants and bars. Past examples have included perks such as free draft beer for dads during Father’s Day weekend, $5 margaritas at any hotel bar, and discounts during hockey games, like 2 for 1 cocktails and half off pints. If you win a jackpot in the casino of $25 or more, you may also be eligible to receive a free ice cream.
If you enjoy art and want to see a unique side of Las Vegas, head to DTLV Art Walk, an attraction that is only a 5m drive from the El Cortez Hotel and Casino and will provide you with street art tours. To see a concert during your trip, make sure to pay a visit to the Fremont Country Club, a spacious yet charming venue that can be reached by car from the hotel in 7m.
For guests that will have a lot of luggage or just simply want to go from McCarran International Airport to the El Cortez Hotel and Casino as quickly as possible, it is best to take a taxi. The drive will last between 15 to 20m if there is no additional traffic, and a ridesharing service will cost approximately $20 to $25 for a one-way trip in a standard vehicle, or $40 to $50 for a larger car that can fit between 4 to 6 passengers, such as a sedan or SUV. If you would like to travel on a budget, consider using the local public transportation system instead, like the WAX bus. Doing this will take you around 40m, and a ticket will cost $2 per person for a single fare. (Prices checked 12/06/19).
El Cortez Hotel and Casino is located at 600 East Fremont Street in Downtown, 0.7 km from the centre of Las Vegas. Fremont Street Experience is the closest landmark to El Cortez Hotel and Casino.
Check-in time is 14:00 and check-out time is 12:00 at El Cortez Hotel and Casino.
Yes, El Cortez Hotel and Casino offers free Wi-Fi.
Yes, El Cortez Hotel and Casino offers free parking.
Yes, El Cortez Hotel and Casino offers free airport shuttle service.
El Cortez Hotel and Casino is 9.4 km from Las Vegas McCarran. El Cortez Hotel and Casino is 35.2 km from Las Vegas Boulder City.
No, pets are not allowed at El Cortez Hotel and Casino.
No, El Cortez Hotel and Casino does not have a pool on-site.