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The 14 Best Hotels on the Las Vegas Strip

Cynthia Reed | May 08, 2018

It’s Vegas, Baby! Nothing is better than staying in the middle of the action on the world-famous Las Vegas Strip. While all of the major Strip hotels are guaranteed to leave guests with happy memories, here are our picks for the best of the best Strip properties.

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Luxor Las Vegas

Why it made the list

Because nothing says “Vegas” like sleeping inside of a fake Egyptian pyramid. The Luxor offers classic kitsch, Strip real estate and an affordable price.

With its iconic beacon shooting into the desert sky, Luxor L Read More


Mandalay Bay

Why it made the list

The tropical-themed jewel of the South Strip offers luxury accommodations and everything that a visitor could want--from gaming to shopping to nightlife, fine and casual dining, entertainment and lush pools.

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Delano Las Vegas

Why it made the list

This hip, upscale non-gaming hotel tower that’s connected to Mandalay Bay is for tourists who like discrete luxury.

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Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas

Why it made the list

This name-brand non-gaming boutique hotel is hidden next to Mandalay Bay. It’s great for well-heeled travelers who want to be close but far from the hubbub.

If peace and quiet are what you're after, this is your spot. Read More


MGM Grand Hotel & Casino

Why it made the list

It’s a grand resort with top-tier gaming, dining, nightlife, shows, pools and more. The resort’s huge size will mean lots of walking.

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Flamingo Las Vegas

Why it made the list

Greal location, affordable rooms, vintage vibe, resort-style pools … need we go on? The Flamingo also has a Wildlife Habitat, Bugsy’s Bar, salon and spa and six different wedding venues.

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Why it made the list

Giant casino resorts are fun, but sometimes it’s nicer to leave the din behind. Vdara is a luxury hotel and spa that’s refreshingly casino-free. Part of what is formerly known as City Center, there’s easy access to the casino at Aria.

Vdara is a non-gaming, completely smoke-free resort just off Read More


The Cromwell

Why it made the list

A (relatively) affordable boutique hotel in the center of the universe? Yes, please. Recently remodeled, the Cromwell is famous for its rooftop pool deck and Italian restaurant Giada.

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Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas

Why it made the list

If you want to achieve the impossible: a feeling of zen in the middle of the Strip, then stay at Mandarin Oriental. Even though it’s on Las Vegas Boulevard and convenient to everything, this hotel feels like entering another world. Perhaps because instead of a casino, it offers a Tea Room?

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Bellagio Las Vegas

Why it made the list

It’s an enduring icon of Las Vegas for a reason. From its great location to its must-see Conservatory to its spa, luxury mall, spectacular art collection, dining options and more, this casino resort is always a delight.

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Why it made the list

A favorite among well-heeled tourists and conventioneers, Aria offers an upscale experience on a huge scale. Go for the fine dining, tropical pools, nightlife, and poker room.

Glistening like a futuristic oasis in the heart of the Strip Read More


New York--New York Resort & Casino

Why it made the list

Situated at the corner of Flamingo Road and Las Vegas Boulevard, this is an affordable option for visitors who want the full “Vegas” experience--including Hershey’s Chocolate World; The Big Apple Coaster (now with virtual reality); Coyote Ugly bar; and quick access to T-Mobile Arena and The Park Vegas, an outdoor shopping and entertainment area.

New York-New York Resort & Casino is a casual, budget-friend Read More


The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Why it made the list

For the hip tastemakers who enjoy just “the right amount of wrong,” the tall and skinny Cosmopolitan is the place to stay. It’s high style with an urban vibe in the middle of the action. Ask for a room with a view of the Bellagio fountains.

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Caesars Palace

Why it made the list

For the perfect “Vegas” experience, Caesars Palace has got it all: prime location, historical pedigree, gorgeous architecture, and top-shelf gaming, restaurants, shows, pools, shopping nightlife … and if you ever want to go to bed, accommodations.

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