i've been to vegas about 10 times for both business and pleasure. most of the times I stay on the strip since it's more centrally located and most of the conferences I attend are at the Sands or the LV Convention Center. though this isn't my first time to the Golden Nugget, it was my first time staying there. here's my breakdown of my stay:
LOCATION: the location of the Nugget is good and bad. if you want to hang out in downtown Vegas, it's in the perfect location. however, if you're planning on hanging out on the strip, the Golden Nugget (or any hotel downtown) is a bad option.
ROOM: the room is clean, nice and big. I would honestly say it's on par with the bottom of the top range of hotels on the strip or the top of the middle range of the hotels on the strip. no free wifi though which sucks.
AMENITIES: the hotel has some really awesome attractions. the shark tank is definitely one of the cooler, more family oriented pools in all of Vegas. there definitely are younger, hotter types there but it's mostly families who want to see & swim with the animals. Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse is one of my favorites in all of Vegas as well, but it's not cheap. expect to pay normal high end steakhouse prices, around $80 per person.
overall this hotel is extremely nice and but honestly nothing special. however, factor in that there is free parking and the rooms was only $50, this was one the best deals i've ever had in vegas. 4.5 stars.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Golden Nugget Las Vegas is the most luxurious resort on the Fremont Street Experience, and consistently receives critical acclaim for exceeding customer expectations. With more than 2,400 deluxe guestrooms and suites, the Golden Nugget has everything necessary for a top-notch Las Vegas vacation. The high-energy casino features the most popular slot and video poker machines, table games, race and sports book and poker room. Experience nightly entertainment with master impressionist and comedian Gordie Brown and dine at world-class restaurants such as Grotto Italian Ristorante and Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse. Complete with a luxurious spa and salon, The Tank, a year-round outdoor swimming pool complete with a 200,000-gallon, live shark aquarium and the new H20 poolside lounge, there is something for everyone at the Golden NUgget. Take one step inside and you'll see why the Golden Nugget Las Vegas sets the standard for luxury and comfort. We look forward to welcoming you as our guest and hope you enjoy your trip to Las Vegas. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Golden Nugget Las Vegas
- Downtown Las Vegas
- Las Vegas Golden Nugget
- Golden Nugget Hotel Las Vegas