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Latrobe, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The wife and I visit Vegas 2-3 times per year. We stay downtown almost every time. Over the past few years we have watched the revitalization of East Fremont and the El Cortez. We recently tried a breakfast and dinner at Siegel's. Both meals were very good and the staff very friendly and efficient. We also spent a couple hours...

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Old Warden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The rooms are spacious and comfortable with excellent views around Las Vegas. The walk to the casino is short. The casino is quite small, very friendly with an excellent range of amenities. On the whole my kind of place.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely old school feeling for sure. If you're not spending a lot of time in your room the size is perfect. No frills, but the bed was comfortable. The smoke from the casino filled our NON SMOKING ROOM and we had to pay a deposit for the room to guarantee that we wouldn't smoke in it. We found garbage and...

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Cedar Park, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great value mid-week for the El Cortez Tower jacuzzi suite. Wonderfully comfortable king-size bed and relaxing jacuzzi. Separate living area with fold-out couch, chair, table and separate TV. Nice view of the mountains from the 9th Floor suite.

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Alexandra E, Manager at El Cortez Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and your Jacuzzi Suite! We hope to have you back with us on your next stay in Downtown Las Vegas!

Cave Creek, Arizona
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in one of the suites (The Big Sleep) which had a nice concept but the room smelled musty and unclean. The price was great but I wouldn't stay again. Lots of sketchy locals in the casino. Bright spot was the casino shuttle driver. Very personable and friendly. Got a free ride back to the airport.

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Alexandra E, Manager at El Cortez Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We take all feedback and forward it to our team to review and put into action. Your positive experience is our top priority and we will be taking your post into account. Thank you again for your feedback and thanks for choosing us for your Downtown Las Vegas stay.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here in a tower room. The bathroom was a little dated however we enjoyed the old school vegas charm of the place. Staff are very friendly and John the hotel manager answered emails that I sent before my visit personally and promptly. We would defiantly stay again.

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Alexandra E, Manager at El Cortez Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Your positive experience is our top priority. We hope to have you back with us on your next Downtown Las Vegas stay! Thanks again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Didnt stay here,but seemed ok,its a big hotel with a casino and in a great location for freemont street,with so much to do. And a short drive away from the strip,can also walk to the strip,but a long walk.

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Alexandra E, Manager at El Cortez Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We hope next time that you are in town you can stay with us and get our full experience! Again, thank you for your review!

Springfield, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Jo in the reservations dept was a great help in getting me a matching low rate that I had seen on a 3rd party site. (I'm much more secure booking direct instead of using unknown sites) My room was great, clean and well stocked. Next morning, my shower wouldn't work ... Luis from Engineering arrived within ten minutes and had...

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Alexandra E, Manager at El Cortez Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We appreciate any feedback. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and everything was taken care of for you. We hope to have you back again with us soon!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I checked in the El Cortez on Oct 7th 2016. Our first night we had a room directly overlooking Fremont Street. The view was great but the room was small and the bathroom was tiny, but the room was clean and didn't cost an arm and a leg. Everything was fine until we went to bed. OMG!...

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Alexandra E, Manager at El Cortez Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. Our guest experience is very important to us and we are happy to hear that your stay with us illustrated our values. We hope to have you stay with us again soon.

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great time here to get away from the strip and play slots and eat. Wheel of Fortune and Video Roulette took up most of our time but we were up a bit so we were having a blast. We also had some amazing and affordable food at Siegel's 1941. The fish and chips were the best we've...

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Alexandra E, Manager at El Cortez Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are so glad that you enjoyed your time with us! We hope to see you again for your next Downtown trip!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Constructed in 1941, the El Cortez Hotel and Casino is the oldest consistently running gaming property in Las Vegas. It is located in the Fremont East Entertainment District in historic downtown Las Vegas. With 362 hotel rooms including the Cabana Suites, El Cortez features full-pay single deck 21, 10x odds on craps, state of the art roulette and over 1000 slot machines. El Cortez is proudly affiliated with Michael Gaughan's South Point Sports Book. Dining options at El Cortez include: Cafe Cortez, The Flame Steakhouse, and Subway. The property also includes a gift shop and full-service beauty and barber shop. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Cortez Hotel & Casino

Address: 600 East Fremont Street, Las Vegas, NV 89101-5614
Region: United States > Nevada > Las Vegas
Price Range: ₹ 3,199 - ₹ 10,550 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Cortez Hotel & Casino 3*
Number of rooms: 362
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El Cortez Hotel And Casino
El Cortez Hotel Las Vegas
El Cortez Las Vegas
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#6 Best Value Hotel in Las Vegas
#51 Casino Hotel in Las Vegas
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“Choose the Tower room or better ones. Use a 3rd party booking website for better deals.”
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“Ask for a room away from that darn fire breathing dragon!”
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“thoroughly research - Cabana Suites rock as do the newish designer suites”
 of 5 bubbles Jilly714, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Dont stay in a Pavilion Room if you need a peaceful nights sleep.”
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“Non-Smoking Vintage Rooms smell like smoke”
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