If escaping some of the higher priced hotels is of interest to you, you should look into some of the hotels in downtown Las Vegas. Some of these hotels have casinos, and there are also individual casinos that are not associated with a hotel. You do have to be aware that during major convention times, rooms could be hard to come by. Some of the following hotels may meet your needs.
- California Hotel and Casino – This hotel and casino has a fun filled Hawaiian theme about it.
- El Cortez Hotel and Casino – The hotel was built in the 1940’s, and is a memory of Las Vegas before the major changes of the 1980’s.
- Fiesta Rancho – Smaller rooms in this hotel, and a noteworthy buffet.
- Fitzgeralds Casino and Hotel – Fitzgeralds has been recently refurbished, and provides a good view of Fremont Street.
- Fremont Hotel and Casino – Near Fremont Street, this hotel was built in 1956, and has a good buffet.
- Golden Nugget – With new owners, this is a nice place to gamble downtown.
- JW Marriott – This hotel is suites only that are nice rooms, but it has no casino.
- Main Street Station – With nice rooms and a comfortable casino, this hotel was originally built by the owner of Church Steet Station in Orlando.