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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a hard review to write because we really disliked Vegas. But we stayed on the strip and hated it so moved downtown. This is so much better, has a real Vegas feel. Staff so good, little museum inside, the staff all can tell a story about the hotel and ate so loyal to the owners and proud of...

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Alexandra E, Manager at El Cortez Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. Let us just say we are pleased to hear that we ruined your opinion of Vegas ;) Thank you so much for joining us. We will be passing this review on to our team! We hope to have you back with us again soon!

Reviewed 5 days ago 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...

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Alexandra E, Manager at El Cortez Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We are pleased that you were able to join us on your trip and you enjoyed your stay! Thank you for your feedback and we will be passing this on to our team! We hope to have you back with us soon.

Geneva, Alabama
Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Alexandra E, Manager at El Cortez Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that you were satisfied with your stay! We take pride in our history and love when our guests enjoy it as much as we do. Thank you again for your feedback. We can't wait to have you back with us on your next stay!

Kanab, Utah
Reviewed 1 week ago

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....

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Alexandra E, Manager at El Cortez Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay! Join us again soon!

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

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...

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Alexandra E, Manager at El Cortez Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. Thanks for joining us all the way from the UK! We pass all of our reviews on to our team to discuss and put into action. Again, thank you for your feedback and we hope to have you back with us on your next Downtown Vegas stay!

Rock Hill, South Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 -...

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Alexandra E, Manager at El Cortez Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We love our loyal guests! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! We will be passing this review on to our team, your positive feedback is appreciated and our team will love hearing this! We can't wait to have you back with us! Thank you again for your...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks 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....

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Alexandra E, Manager at El Cortez Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We appreciate any and all feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and we hope to have you back with us on your next Downtown Las Vegas stay!

Orderville
Reviewed 2 weeks 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...

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Alexandra E, Manager at El Cortez Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We appreciate any and all feedback. Thank you for joining us and we hope to have you back with us on your next Downtown Las Vegas stay!

Laurel Highlands
Reviewed 2 weeks 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...

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Alexandra E, Manager at El Cortez Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and we cannot wait to have you back with us in March!! There is a ton to do all around and we look forward to your review after your next stay! Again, thank you for your feedback and we will see you soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks 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...

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Thank you for your review. We appreciate any and all feedback. We will be passing your review on to our team to go over and put into action. Sanitation and Cleanliness is of the utmost importance to us. If at any point in your stay you are not satisfied with your room, please do not hesitate to call the front...

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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 

Additional Information about El Cortez Hotel & Casino

Address: 600 East Fremont Street, Las Vegas, NV 89101-5614
Region: United States > Nevada > Las Vegas
Price Range: $63 - $220 (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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#5 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.”
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“Ask for a room away from that darn fire breathing dragon!”
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“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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