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Fodor's Expert Review Mandalay Bay

3950 Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89119, USA See on Map

One of the few resorts where you could truly find everything you need. Drinking, dining and attractions abound at this resort on the South Strip.

YOU SHOULD KNOW The Mandalay Bay is the southernmost casino located on the Las Vegas Strip. That means you’ll be close to the iconic “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign but further from other resorts.


Design aesthetic varies from sterile white and minimal to bold patterns with dramatic artwork, but are all well laid out and clean. Desks offer ample spaces for convention-goers or other business people to work when they need to.

In addition to the rooms and suites offered directly through Mandalay Bay, Four Seasons Hotel manages 424 rooms inside the main tower. It features a separate entrance and lobby. You should book directly through Four Seasons if you’re interested in resort-within-a-resort.


Deep soaking bathtubs and separate shower give guests bathing options and keep the space feeling open and accommodating.


If you're into the Mandalay Bay theme, the lobby is opulent and inviting. If you're not, it's busy and unnecessary. Either way, it has an abundance of bays and checking in should be an easy experience.


Mandalay Bay Beach features a wave pool, lazy river and real sand. For the 21+ crowd, Moorea Beach Club allows topless sunbathing.


The resort has three separate spas: Spa Mandalay, BATHHOUSE Spa and The Spa at Four Seasons.


A 3,000-square-foot workout center is located on The Beach level of the resort. It features equipment and free weights.


The resort features a long list of dining options, many associated with well-known chefs like Wolfgang Puck, Hubert Keller and Michael Mina.


For a unique and wholly-not-desert-like experience, check out Minus5 Ice Lounge where you can sip on signature cocktails from ice glasses while sitting on ice couches in a lounge that is – you guessed it – minus 5 degrees Celsius. More traditional nightclub, lounge and poolside bars are also available.


Getting Around

A complimentary tram runs between Mandalay Bay, Luxor and Excalibur. Taxis and ride-share services are readily available when you need to get further.


Most Strip properties have an abundance of dining and drinking options. All are a short walk or cab ride away.


Most Strip properties have an abundance of dining and drinking options. All are a short walk or cab ride away.


Resorts with large convention or conference centers often overload their spaces with amenities and dining and drinking options in an attempt to keep guests sticking around. The Mandalay Bay is no exception. It offers everything a person needs.


Casual Chic


Phones: 702-632–7777;877-632–7800

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