Las Vegas is starting to become progressive joining other major cities by establishing a "no smoking" policy throughout a few of the city's hotel and casino properties. More and more people are seeking the indulgences of live entertainment, food and games that Las Vegas offers without having to be exposed to its notorious smoke-filled rooms. An additional benefit is to children who are adversely affected by smoke. At the time this article was created, the following hotels and casinos have listed themselves as "smoke-free".
The Signature Hotel at MGM Grand...The Signature Hotel at MGM Grand is located at 145 E. Harmon Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89109 offers 516 guest rooms. Visitors can choose from junior, one or two bedroom suites. The hotel offers a wide variety of amenities such as kitchenettes, jetted tubs, wireless Internet access, CD/DVD players and oversized bathrooms. The Signature Hotel has several venues of entertainment for families to choose from with five pools including a gently flowing river with rafts and tubes that can be rented. Guests can also enjoy the hotel's spa and fitness center. Children 12 and under stay for free. This hotel is conveniently located next to the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino where families can find their favorite foods in one of the 10 five-star restaurants and live shows, including the MGM Lion Habitat.
The Mandarin Oriental Hotel...The Mandarin Oriental Hotel welcomes guests at the entrance to the City Center Complex located at 3752 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas, NV 89158. The Mandarin Oriental holds the high esteem of international architects with its sophisticated Eastern theme. This luxury hotel offers 392 rooms and 225 condo-style residential suites. Families can bask in the sun at the Mandarin Oriental pool while enjoying breath taking views of the Las Vegas cityscape. Delicious meals are available in their 2 restaurants and coffee cafe. This property is ideal to enjoy family activities located nearby. The Mirage Volcano, the Pirate Battle at Treasure Island and a ride to the top of the Eiffel Tower at Paris Hotel and Casino are just minutes away.
The Vdara Hotel...The Vdara Hotel, located at 2600 W. Harmon Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89109 is nestled inside the City Center Complex. This hotel provides their guests with 1495 decadent suites featuring gourmet kitchens, many including washer and dryers. The Vdara's Sky Pool and Lounge is located on the roof and is like a sanctuary offering stunning vista views and private cabanas. The hotel's spa area is an unbelievable 16,000 square feet of escape from the glitz of Las Vegas. However, many family activities are within a short distance including the Fountains of Bellagio just next door. Further south of the Vdara Hotel, kids can ride one of the most thrilling roller coaster rides in the world at New York New York Hotel and Casino. The Vdara offers 3 restaurants to choose from including the Market Cafe Vdara filled with healthy options and gourmet coffees.
The Platinum Hotel and Spa...The Platinum Hotel and Spa is located at 211 E. Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, NV 89169. Just off the Las Vegas Strip, this luxury hotel offers 255 one and two bedroom suites. They also feature their Strip View Marquis Suites with wrap-around balcony and private terrace. All suites include washers and dryers, full kitchens, plasma TVs and jetted tubs. Other amenities include wireless Internet, spa and both indoor and outdoor pools. The Platinum Hotel and Spa is ideally located for parents and kids to enjoy the many family activities available on or near the Las Vegas Strip including the Atomic Testing Museum just down the street. They offer great hotel packages such as their "Family 4-Pac Vacation" consisting of two nights' stay, snacks, pizza, four movie tickets, sodas and cereal for four people.