Harrah's

3475 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
1330 Ratings

Description
  • Best for kids because: Fun and unfussy
  • Parent's night out options: Nightlife at Carnaval Court, music at Piano Bar
  • Family things to do: Mac King Magic Show, swimming
  • What we like: A renewed attention to creating a family-friendly atmosphere
  • What we don't like: No childcare, still geared more towards older guests

Harrah's has a long and colorful history. The property first opened as a hotel in 1949 and went through several reincarnations becoming Harrah’s in 1992.

Location Location Location

Harrah’s is centrally located on the Strip and shares a Las Vegas Monorail stop with LINQ. The Monorail is a public transport service that gets your family all over the Strip in just minutes with ease and comfort.

Newly renovated rooms start at 300 square feet with one King bed. The décor is modern comfort and neutral colors with some distinctive Harrah’s flair. This is a no-frills resort with an eye towards the budget-conscious: Harrah’s isn’t as luxurious as some of its counterparts, but that saves on expenses.

What's IN and NOT IN the Room

IN

  • Hair dryer
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Rain shower
  • iPod stereo with docking station

NOT IN

  • Refrigerator (avoid using the minibar fridge, as moving items can result in charges)
  • Microwave
  • Bathtub

Things to do at Harrah’s

Mac King Magic Show

Mac King Magic Show

The Mac King Magic Show blends quirky family-family humor, stunning sleight of hand, and goldfish (yes, goldfish!) into one incredible all-ages treat. Even if your kids are very young, you don't have to worry because the show is squeaky clean and yet thoroughly entertaining. Think you're too old for magic? Think again!

Big Elvis

Elvis has not left the building, as your kids will happily discover! This interactive and family-friendly show features of the county’s finest Elvis impersonators (no small feat in Vegas!) singing, dancing, and loving life through a catalogue of The King’s greatest hits. Don’t be afraid to request your favorite song: he takes requests and welcomes audience interaction! Best of all, this show is completely free!

Swimming at The Pool

Splash to your heart’s content in Harrah’s Olympic-sized pool! Daybeds and cabanas are available for rent while lounge chairs are free on a first-come first-served basis. The poolside café is great for lunch; the whole family can enjoy a tasty meal without heading indoors.

The Harrah’s pool is open daily from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Things to do near Harrah’s

High Roller Observation Wheel at LINQ

High Roller Observation Wheel at LINQ

Soar high on the world's tallest observation wheel at the LINQ Promenade. Standing at an astounding 550 feet tall, it takes the High Roller 30 minutes to complete a full revolution. Get a stunning and special view of the city in climate-controlled glass pods that hold up to 40 people apiece. Beverages are available for purchase.

The Volcano at Mirage

The Volcano at Mirage

This is a great free activity and your family’s chance to see fire, smoke, and lava in action right on the Las Vegas Strip! The legendary eruption is set to a new soundtrack by Zakir Hussain and The Grateful Dead’s Mickey Hart.

The Volcano erupts daily at 8:00 PM, 9:00 PM, and 10:00 PM.

Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat at Mirage

Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat at Mirage

Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat is one of the most enduring attractions in Las Vegas. Their trademark white lions and tigers live an enchanted life with the finest care, while bottlenose dolphins enjoy a merry life in their aquatic enclosure. This is an unforgettable experience perfect for all ages, as educational and entertaining as Siegfried & Roy themselves.

Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat is open daily from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Street Performers at The Venetian

Stilt walkers, dancers, and even living statues provide continuous entertainment in and around the Grand Canal Shoppes in a display known as Streetmosphere®. Every hour on the hour from 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM St. Mark’s Square is taken over by costumed performers for a free 15-minute show.

Child-Friendly Restaurants

Flavors Buffet

The name says it all: this buffet is all about FLAVORS! From Brazilian BBQ to Asian to Italian to fresh seafood and a gelato station, the fussiest of eaters will find more than enough to satisfy all their cravings here. In addition to taste, Flavors also focuses on fun. Kids will love being able to watch their food prepared at the live cooking stations, while adults will love the comfortable and welcoming atmosphere.

Flavors is open daily from 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM.

Fulton Street Food Hall

Fulton Street Food Hall, named for Fulton Street in New Orleans, is an upscale food court with an outstanding array of flavor choices for all the day’s meals. The food is primarily dispensed cafeteria-style, although one section is set aside at breakfast time for families who prefer a sit-down breakfast with tableside service.

Fulton Street Food Hall is open 24 hours.

Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill

Southern comfort food done right! Country music superstar Toby Keith is known to make an occasional appearance at his namesake restaurant, which serves down-home fare like fried bologna sandwiches, thick juicy steaks, burgers, and more. Got a sweet tooth? Be sure to save room for the fried Twinkies…yes, fried Twinkies! Country music lovers can enjoy free live music every night starting at 9:00 PM.

Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill is open 5:00 PM to 12:00 AM Monday to Thursday, 5:00 PM to 1:00 AM Friday, 11:30 AM to 1:00 AM Saturday, and 9:30 AM to 12:00 AM Sunday during NFL football season.

Harrah’s Childcare

Harrah’s does not offer on-sight childcare. Contact the concierge for information and recommendations for arranging a childcare service.

Total Rewards Program

Guests can sign up free of charge for the Caesars Total Rewards Program upon their arrival. Earned and unexpired points can be used toward in-hotel purchases like meals and shows.

Harrah’s Resort Fee

Harrah’s charges a daily resort fee of $39.68 that covers phone calls, internet access, and fitness center access.

Summing up: Is Harrah’s Family-Friendly?

Harrah’s is a great choice for families who don’t need all the bells and whistles. The all-ages shows are well-renowned Las Vegas classics and the dining options offer plenty of room for fussy eaters to find satisfaction.

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