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The 7 Best Cheap Hotels in Las Vegas

Cynthia Reed | May 08, 2018

Now that the economy is on a heat streak, prices are going up everywhere and Las Vegas may not feel like the bargain it once was. But with a tiny bit of effort, you can still great deals. In general, Downtown hotels are going to be cheaper than their Strip counterparts. Make sure to calculate resort fees and parking charges into your budget. If your hotel has a casino attached, make sure to sign up for their player’s card for special deals. Also, hotel prices can swing wildly based on conventions and special events, so plan ahead and be flexible for greater savings.

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Stratosphere Casino Hotel & Tower

Why it made the list

Affordably priced hotel-casino on the north end of the Strip gives visitors easy access to both Downtown and the Strip. A dinner and fast food options make eating and drinking affordable.

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Four Queens Resort and Casino

Why it made the list

This low-priced hotel offers front-door access to the Fremont Street Experience and classic Old Vegas charm. Their Hugo’s Cellar is super romantic (all females get a rose). Request the renovated rooms in the South Tower.

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Circus Circus Las Vegas Hotel and Casino

Why it made the list

If you must bring your kids to Vegas, choose this cheap option, located on the North end of the Strip. In addition to low room prices, it offers free circus shows and a carnival midway for those who want to play games but aren’t old enough to gamble.

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Hooters Casino Hotel

Why it made the list

It’s spitting distance from the Strip with cheap but decent rooms and a fun vibe. The hotel has bars, a casino and, of course, its famous namesake restaurant. A quick walk across the street will land you at the more expensive MGM Grand.

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Silverton Casino Hotel

Why it made the list

Shoppers shouldn’t overlook off-Strip options such as the Silverton. It boasts all the casino-resort amenities (including a bar with live mermaids!) but it won’t bust your budget.

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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Why it made the list

It's not the cheapest, but it does have the best value.This longtime favorite of rock stars and celebrities has got it all--casino, pools, bars and restaurants--at an affordable price (rates go way up on weekends). Eat at Mr. Lucky’s 24/7 for a delicious and affordable meal.

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Bally's Las Vegas

Why it made the list

Once upon a time, back when casinos served the mythical 99 cent shrimp cocktails, cheap hotels were plentiful on the Strip. As renovation after reinvention keeps the Strip fresh and exciting, low prices can sometimes fall by the wayside. But in a sea of luxury prices, Bally’s remains a steadfast and affordable hotel for tourists who want to stay in the center of the Strip. It’s part of Caesars Entertainment Group, so you’ll get their quality guarantee.

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