El Cortez Hotel and Casino

7.9
Good

Based on 8,948 reviews
 
600 East Fremont Street, Las Vegas, NV 89101, United States
  +1 702 385 5200
El Cortez Hotel and Casino - Las Vegas, NV, United States
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Good to know

Distance to city centre 0.4 mi
Location rating 8.9
Nearest airport Las Vegas McCarran
Distance to airport 5.8 mi

Rooms

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King rooms

£58+

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£58 per night

Deluxe rooms

£54+

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£113 per night
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£113 per night
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£177 per night
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£241 per night
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£54 per night
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£64 per night
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£826 per night
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£91 per night

Queen rooms

£44+

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£175 per night
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£44 per night
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£45 per night
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£46 per night

Standard rooms

£25+

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£25 per night

Double rooms

£30+

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£30 per night
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£31 per night
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£33 per night
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£94 per night

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  • Excellent
    Sep 2018
    10.0

    True Las Vegas vibe

    The decor, ambience, friendly staff, retro vibes, accessibility to downtown, and best of all; being able to open your window to watch owntown in action. The hotel was truly in the center of the center.

  • Okay
    Sep 2018
    6.0

    Staff was mean and unhelpful

    Room was nice and clean. Location is excellent and price was reasonable

    Staff

  • Okay
    Jun 2018
    5.4

    Mix up w/ a reservation and they called and threatened me.

    Crystal an El Cortez employee called me on my cell phone the 2nd to last day of our reservation threatening me. She told me that they were throwing all of our stuff out, that I should have already checked-out, that I hadn't paid etc. etc..... I explained in a calmly manner that it must be a mistake. My husband and I had booked the room for that whole weekend and that we had already paid for it. Crystal argued over the phone w/ me saying that I was in the wrong and that we better come down immediately to retrieve our things before someone else takes off with them. I again pressed that there must be some sort of mix-up. Crystal then proceeded to tell me to "come down and prove it". I was at a music festival w/ no ins-or-outs. I had to leave the festival which I paid $75 to be at to "prove" that I was in fact telling the truth. She was the RUDEST employee I have ever encountered, a real NASTY bit** They had cancelled our key-cards so we weren't even able to access the Cabana to see if our stuff was laid outside. My husband called and talked to them. He also had to leave the festival (another $75 down the drain) to go to the front desk to straighten everything out. They in fact had messed up and mixed my name up w/ another guest. They were very unapologetic. They reissued key cards for us that ended up not working. We had to go back to the front desk to explain that we weren't able to access our room. Finally, 4 key cards later we were able to access our room and check on our belongings. I have never been that angered at a business in my life. Here I was having a grand old time at this awesome music festival to get called out of the blue and threatened by CRYSTAL the El Cortez employee/operator that all of my belongings were being thrown out on the street. My husband and I have stayed at this hotel every memorial weekend for the past 5 years. We have never been treated this horribly before. They (Crystal especially) ruined what would have been a near "perfect" vacation. Needless to say we will never be staying there again. It's rather unfortunate.

  • Excellent
    Apr 2018
    10.0

    We were in the Cabana Suites. They upgraded us to a king bed which was nice. I loved how it was separate from the casino so it didn't smell like smoke. I loved the free coffee and other free items. I loved our room it just seemed really luxurious and I felt very comfortable on the bed.

    I wished it came with more complimentary waters and had free snack stuff but I know it costs money to the hotel. I was hoping for room service/food delivery. Seemed kinda small compared to other hotels I've stayed in but I get its a hotel not an apartment. The corner of the metal trim by the toilet was sharp and I always caut my arm on it. It was in unit 6215.

  • Mediocre
    Mar 2018
    3.7

    Shower was broken. Parking attendant was rude. And ac unit barely worked. Called it

  • Excellent
    Nov 2017
    9.4

    It was a wonderful day I enjoyed being there I would go back again

    It was excellentNancy

  • Mediocre
    Oct 2017
    3.1

    Too much noise - nobody should stay here

    Loud music was playing whole night. Giving a pair of ear plug is not a solution.

  • Excellent
    Aug 2017
    10.0

    Always top notch

    I love the casino floor. Classic, smokey. Friendly staff and bartenders. The rooms are spacious, vintage. Comfortable bed. Shower works well and hot water always works. There's a functional window in the bathroom, which is nice and not available at other hotels. Air conditioner gets really cold which is great. Check out is at noon!!

    No complaints

  • Good
    Jul 2017
    7.7

    Cute old historical in great location

    I loved the location and I love that it's one of the originals. It's very cute. The food at seigels was pretty good too.

    It smells like cigarettes and perfume. Not so much in my room when I turned my air down but with my ac on I'd start smelling it. Just the same like any hotel casino in Vegas but just a hundred years of it.

  • Okay
    Jul 2017
    4.5

    Just disappointed

    Close to the Fremont experience street. Not a bad deal given the price.

    At the front desk you will be surprised by additional fees that aren't mentioned while booking. The staff are unfriendly. The room's service was very bad.

  • Okay
    Jun 2017
    6.0

    Ok hotel.

    Easy walking to Fremont experience.

    No pool and not kid friendly. Our's are 14-18 and still bored to death. Had issues with the electrical outlets. None of the bottom ones worked. We had to unplug things to charge our devices. I had to put my phone in the bathroom to charge. Speaking of bathroom, the floor was wet when we arrived, and remained wet. Even after putting down several towels.

  • Good
    Jun 2017
    7.1

    Cabana room had good amenities.

    Staff could have been a little more friendlier.

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Overview

With a stay at El Cortez Hotel and Casino, you'll be centrally located in Las Vegas, within a 5-minute drive of Fremont Street Experience and Mob Museum. Featured amenities include express check-out, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. A shuttle from the hotel to the airport is complimentary at scheduled times.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Air conditioning

7.9 Good

Based on 8,948 reviews

8.9

Location

8.5

Food

6.8

Room

6.3

Amenities

Things to know

  • Friendly service
  • Friendly atmosphere

Check in

14:00

Check out

12:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

Amenities

Fitness centre
Free Wi-Fi
Disabled access
ATM on-site
Business centre
Internet
Gift shop
Laundry service
Casino
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Beauty salon
Express check out
Air-Conditioned
24 Hour Front Desk
Safe
Free Airport Shuttle
Free parking
Storage available
Non-smoking rooms available
Lift
Concierge service
Hairdryer
Pets not allowed
Designated smoking area
Free valet parking

Location

Most popular landmarks

  • Fremont Street Experience 0.3 mi
  • Mob Museum 0.3 mi
  • Neon Museum 0.6 mi
  • A Little White Wedding Chapel 1.1 mi
  • Stratosphere Tower 1.8 mi
  • Las Vegas National Golf Club 2.9 mi

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