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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Dunno about you guys, but we are not the Strip type of people, so we decided to spend our time in DTLV. Found this place online with positive reviews and so we booked 2 Tower King rooms at A-g-o-da. Great price and great rooms! The resort fee is about $10/night/room. Don't expect a 5 star room cos you ain't paying... More 

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Geneva, Alabama
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Best slots downtown. Great vintage place to stay, staff is wonderful and the history alone is worth it. The price was fantastic. Regarding "downtown" Vegas we had tons of fun and never even hit The Strip.

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Kanab, Utah
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

On my travels to California had to make an overnight stop. Stayed at the El Cortez Hotel and made a night of it. Right next to the Freemont Street Experience, just a quick walk down the sidewalk. El Cortez has a good selection of gaming and the employees are happy to see you. Quick check-in and out on the town.... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

On checking in you're confronted with a $8.95 resort fee but this does cover wifi and for me as a Uk citizen with no connection, proofed useful.The casino has a Subway and Seigals diner for mod priced food or you can chose the pizza joint.The rooms are in good condition with mock vintage furniture,flat screen with several channels,comfortable bed/bedding,fridge and... More 

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Rock Hill, South Carolina
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed at the El for the 7th time. Delighted to receive their El Contempo Suite even tho we wouldn't consider ourselves huge whales. Yes the casino is old, but old-school does not suck. Restaurants are lovely, Parlour Bar is fantastic and won HUGE $$ in one hour playing BJ in there, The dealers are awesome, especially the Craps boys -... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We liked the old-style of the hotel. It is in a great location. The room was comfortable and we appreciated being able to make coffee. It was noisy at night but this might have been due to the Bikers convention being on at the time. We ate in Siegel's restaurant in the hotel three times, two dinners and a breakfast.... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was clean, the beds were pretty comfy and the location is awesome if you are partying on Fremont. There were 2 small drawbacks to this hotel. The water temp in the shower was luke warm at best (if the water would have heated up, it would be one of the better Las Vegas hotel showers) and if you... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Earlier this year while in Vegas my wife and I went to the El Cortez twice to eat. Breakfast and dinner at Siegel's 1941. Both meals were fine and the staff friendly and efficient. After dinner we played slots for a while. The folks at the players club were very nice and helpful. We then went to the Parlour Bar... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

To start I will say that the location is really great. We were in town for an event and this hotel was the least expensive in the area and hands-down best proximity. Even if we had been there just to do the Fremont Street thing, it was in a great spot for that. When you walk in, the casino and... More 

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The wife and I visit Vegas 2-3 times per year. We stay downtown almost every time. Over the past few years we have watched the revitalization of East Fremont and the El Cortez. We recently tried a breakfast and dinner at Siegel's. Both meals were very good and the staff very friendly and efficient. We also spent a couple hours... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Constructed in 1941, the El Cortez Hotel and Casino is the oldest consistently running gaming property in Las Vegas. It is located in the Fremont East Entertainment District in historic downtown Las Vegas. With 362 hotel rooms including the Cabana Suites, El Cortez features full-pay single deck 21, 10x odds on craps, state of the art roulette and over 1000 slot machines. El Cortez is proudly affiliated with Michael Gaughan's South Point Sports Book. Dining options at El Cortez include: Cafe Cortez, The Flame Steakhouse, and Subway. The property also includes a gift shop and full-service beauty and barber shop. ... more   less 

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Address: 600 East Fremont Street, Las Vegas, NV 89101
Region: United States > Nevada > Las Vegas
Price Range: $63 - $203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Cortez Hotel & Casino 3*
Number of rooms: 362
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El Cortez Hotel Las Vegas
El Cortez Las Vegas
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#4 Best Value Hotel in Las Vegas
#51 Casino Hotel in Las Vegas
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“Choose the Tower room or better ones. Use a 3rd party booking website for better deals.”
 of 5 bubbles , 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from that darn fire breathing dragon!”
 of 5 bubbles peteb295, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“thoroughly research - Cabana Suites rock as do the newish designer suites”
 of 5 bubbles Jilly714, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Dont stay in a Pavilion Room if you need a peaceful nights sleep.”
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“Non-Smoking Vintage Rooms smell like smoke”
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