Parents have loads of hotel options in the city: luxurious European style comfort, moderately priced city escapes and bargain-based hotels with all the necessary amenities to make your children feel comfortable.
If you and your children love the excitement of the Big Top, you’ll love the Circus-Circus. This themed hotel offers guests of all ages an opportunity to enjoy an all-around vacation under one roof. The downside: this hotel is overdue for renovation. Circus-Circus has all the requirements of a kid-friendly hotel: a Carnival Midway fun-fare, the very popular AdventureDome, mini golf and free daily Circus acts are just a few family-friendly offerings at this hotel.
Few hotels offer as much diversion as The Orleans Hotel and Casino. Childcare can be found at Kid’s Tyme, it’s perfect for families with toddlers (3 through 12) while children and teens will delight in the hotels 70 lane bowling center 18-plex Movie theater and arcade. Buzz’N Brushes is an entertaining experience whereby the entire family can learn the basics of acrylic painting while enjoying music, beverages and entertainment. The Orleans hotel is located off the Las Vegas Strip but offers a complimentary shuttle.
The Mandarin Oriental is a 47-story hotel tower located on the famed Las Vegas Strip and surrounded by the City Center development which includes Aria and Vdara hotels. Mandarin Oriental provides all children a special gift upon checking in as well as children’s sized bathrobes. Cribs, strollers, bath toys, Playstation game consoles, and DVDs are all available to younger guests too. The hotel provides babysitting services with 24-hours notice.
Kids: You’re Hired! Trump Hotel is a short walk from the Strip but its amenities make it a great prospect for families. It’s location across the street from the Fashion Show Mall is ideal those shopper in your party and parents will love that it’s down the street from the Wynn Hotel. The Trump Kids program is offered to all children at check in and features kiddie cocktails, coloring books, no-tear bath amenities, board games, children’s DVD and an in-room children’s movie channel. Trump hotel also happens to be one of our favorite hotels for international visitors to Las Vegas.
The Four Seasons Las Vegas provides parents with peace of mind when it comes to accommodating families. The hotel offers a full hotel room childproofing service, cribs, rollaways, board games, a children’s DVD library,non-smoking rooms and childcare services.
New York New York Hotel is like a visit to the Big Apple without the long flight. This hotel recreates the skyline of New York with twelve connecting hotel towers. Kids will love the Big Apple rollercoaster and the full arcade located just above the casino floor.
Excalibur Hotel and Casino is an experience of Camelot right on the Las Vegas Strip. The moment you enter this hotel you and your family will be transported into the long-ago world of King Arthur. Kids will love the many things do to including a full arcade and midway center while moms and dads can still enjoy a real Las Vegas experience.
The Aria is conveniently located just north of the Monte Carlo and just south of the Bellagio. Planet Hollywood Hotel is located directly across the street. The City Center Choo Choo connects the Aria with the Monte Carlo and the Bellagio, making for easy access for parents to take their children to view the famous Fountains at the Bellagio. This water performance can be seen from the street and can be seen every 15 minutes. Children and parents will be awed by this choreographed spectacle, set to music and lights illuminated on a nine-acre lake.
What child wouldn’t love a trip to ancient Egypt? The Luxor hotel is world’s largest pyramid and playground. The hotel provides children with endless opportunities for entertainment with the Artifact Exhibition, Bodies The Exhibition, Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, a swimming pool, arcade, food court and more.
Located in the center of the Las Vegas Strip is a hip hotel modeled in with a high tech feel. The High Roller ferris wheel is the world’s tallest observation wheel measuring 520 feet–taller than the London Eye and Singapore Flyer. Fancy bowling? Brooklyn Bowl features 32 bowling lanes and is 78,000 square feet of fun. Shop for some limited edition sneakers at 12A.M. Run. The Linq Hotel also offers The Auto Collections: includes rare antique cars. Jeff Civillico: Comedy in Action blends jokes, stunts and juggling and was recently named “Best Family Attraction” by the Las Vegas Review-Journal.
The Cosmopolitan Hotel Las Vegas is the ideal hotel for families wanting lots of nearby activities. Located next door to many popular Las Vegas hotels, the Cosmopolitan is within walking proximity to the Fountains at the Bellagio, City Center, New York New York Hotel and other hotels.
Green Valley Ranch Hotel is a fabulous, luxury hotel located in Henderson Nevada, just ten minutes from McCarran International Airport and the Las Vegas Strip. It sports a multiplex cinema, beach pool, full-service spa with private pool, a full arcade and over-sized hotel rooms. Within a short walking distance from the hotel is The District, an outdoor pedestrian shopping mall featuring dozens of shops as well as Whole Foods market.
An old Las Vegas favorite and the first Strip hotel by Vegas magnate Steve Wynn, the Mirage Hotel offers a whole lot of what families want! A free evening erupting volcano show, a bottle nose dolphin habitat and show and a white lion display.
Reminiscent of the Hotel California tune by the Eagles: the Mandalay Bay is a hotel you just won’t want to check out of. With a beach, a lazy river, the Shark Reef aquarium, and so much more fun, your kids will find it difficult to pack their suitcase.
Renaissance Las Vegas is a smoke-free and gaming-free hotel located just off the Las Vegas Strip. Located within walking distance from all the fun this hotel provides families with a great non-gaming and non-smoking alternative.
Planet Hollywood Las Vegas is a museum of Hollywood paraphernalia and a shopper’s paradise. This hotel’s central location makes it ideal for families with babies and other short-legged little creatures! Located midway on the Vegas Strip, the Planet Hollywood boasts convenience and luxury. The hotel features gourmet restaurants, world-class shopping at Desert Passage and great entertainment. The Planet Hollywood offers 2,600 rooms each features a marble bathroom with private tub and a separate shower. Hotel rooms offer two phone lines, high-speed Internet access, a cordless phone and other amenities. Once you get to the Planet Hollywood, you will be able to enjoy two rooftop swimming pools. The best part of all is the private areas, such as rooms and swimming pool, are accessible directly from the hotel lobby so you don’t have to pass through the casino.
Few activities are more entertaining than rollercoasters and rides 1,149 feet in the air! You can almost touch the sky at Stratosphere in Las Vegas. Located at the north side of The Strip this hotel is packed with fun for families, though a long walk to the other attractions in Las Vegas.
Ferrari Anyone? The Wynn is the only hotel in the world where you’ll find a Ferrari dealership and a three-acre lake–on the hotel property! You and your child will marvel at original works by Rembrandt, Renoir, Monet and Picasso that are showcased throughout the hotel. The Wynn: great to visit with kids, not ideal to stay in.
Located on the famed four corners of the Las Vegas Strip, the MGM Grand Hotel is a Vegas landmark. Kids 12 and over will enjoy CSI-The Experience, an interactive problem-solving experience. Unfortunately, the Lion Habitat attraction has closed but the MGM Grand is across the street from the New York New York hotelmaking it an excellent location for families.
The Venetian Hotel is a grand hotel offering a wonderful experience to all. This massive hotel boasts an extensive shopping mall as well as the Madame Tussauds wax museum and Gondola Rides. While the Venetian is a perfectly acceptable hotel for families, it is primarily designed for adult guests.
If 5-star Las Vegas accommodations are what you seek look no further than the elegance of Bellagio Hotel. Offering a full Las Vegas experience in a luxurious setting, the Bellagio has it all from a spectacular Conservatory where fresh flowers and trees are manicured to perfection to a dazzling fountain show and Cirque du Soleil show called “O”.
Paris Hotel Las Vegas is modeled after the Hotel de Ville in Paris, France. This elegant hotel boasts 2,916 rooms and 295 suites. Rise 46 stories above the Las Vegas Strip and enjoy amazing views on the Eiffel Tower Experience ride, good for the entire family.
Caesars Palace, the jewel of the empire, is certainly one of the most opulent hotels in Las Vegas but sadly it lacks in children’s amenities and entertainment. A four-acre Garden of the Gods Pool is available to registered hotel guests. An “Atlantis” show is located in the Forum Shops. Caesars Palace, located directly across the street from the Flamingo hotel is great to visit and tour with children but not ideal to stay in overnight.
The Palms Casino Resort was a wonderful hotel chalk full of amazing amenities for families though regretfully these amenities have been closed making The Palms a virtually adult-only hotel. Pop star turned fashion mogul, Jessica Simpson, reportedly owns a condo in Palms Place, at the Palms Hotel, where she occasionally visits.
The Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas features a wonderful pool and outstanding room quality but families should think twice before booking a stay here. The public areas are mostly in and around the casino which normally become crowded and rowdy with beverage enjoying young adults. This hotel is not recommended for families.
While Harrah’s is situated in an ideal part of the Las Vegas Strip and offering access to many outstanding hotels and family attractions, it is a bit outdated and in need of renovation. It offers few if any amenities for children or teens.