Fodor's Expert Review
A variety of amenities and great location make this a great all-purpose resort that offers quality at every price point. It embraces its mantra of “feel like a celebrity” with a high-energy and customizable experience.
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Deep colors and busy patterns give most of the rooms and suites here a sophisticated and sleek vibe.
Tip Health-conscious visitors might want to consider the Stay Well Collection. This grouping of 340 rooms and suites – located on floors 14 and 15 of the main tower – feature more than a dozen health and wellness amenities (ex. shower infused with Vitamin C).
Good lighting and updated fixtures keep the bathrooms looking clean and modern.
Guests are welcomed with a high-energy but casual atmosphere. Screens above the front desk showcase music videos and social media interactions at the property, giving off a laid back and friendly vibe.
You Should Know The iconic 45-foot-tall lion, which sits on a 25-foot pedestal right outside the main entrance and lobby, is the largest bronze statue in the world. It weighs 100,000 lbs.
Five separate pools and whirlpools, as well as a gently flowing “lazy river” called The Backlot River, makeup the expansive Grand Pool Complex. For the 21-and-up crowd, Wet Republic combines a pool setting with the nightlife vibe. The venue features two large saltwater pools, private bungalows, cocktail service and other luxury amenities. Cover charges apply.
A sizable spa features 26 treatment rooms and a variety of treatments, including its two-hour signature The Dreaming Ritual that incorporates Australian Aboriginal massage techniques.
The Fitness Center overlooks the Grand Pool Complex, which keeps you from feeling claustrophobic as you stretch out, lift free weights or use a variety of available equipment.
Options are available at every price point – everything from the award-winning Joël Robuchon Restaurant serving up classic French cuisine by its legendary namesake chef to an affordable food court offering quick meals from McDonald’s, Nathan’s and more.
For the club crowd, Hakkasan Las Vegas Restaurant and Nightclub offers an immersive experience and lively residencies with world-renowned DJs Tiesto, Calvin Harris, Steve Aooki and Aforjack, among others. For a high-end bar with gaming, check out Whiskey Down.
The Las Vegas Strip is pedestrian friendly. Taxis and ride-share services are abundant. The MGM is also one of the stops along the 4-mile-long Las Vegas Monorail, which provides another convenient way to get to other resorts or the Las Vegas Convention Center quickly.
If on-site options aren't whetting your appetite, just walk down the street to another property and checkout its options.
The Las Vegas Strip has no shortage of bars. Just walk north up Las Vegas Boulevard and explore.