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Chicago
Reviewed 14 June 2014

I stayed here for the day as part of an offer they sent me and found the casino to be a really great environment and the hotel (Cabana Suites) recently renovated and clean. They were walking around the casino with White Castles, how awesome is that?!? I won a Klondike bar as well. This might be considered a "locals" casino,...

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

We appreciate you taking the time to write a review as we greatly appreciate it! Also thank you for letting us know about your experience in the cafe! Hope to have you back soon!

Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 5 June 2014

Stayed here four nights and booked a day longer to enjoy some more of Vegas. A perfect location to the old downtown experience and about a fifteen minutes drive from the Strip. Great Price, Free Parking, Spaceous and clean rooms with nice HDTV. Only negative: WIFI (both on my iPad as on the Notebook). Facetime was impossible. Frontdesk and Tech...

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5Thank AlexVS2014
Alexandra E, General Manager at El Cortez Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

We appreciate the review, and we are aware of the wifi issue, and are working to get that fixed. Thank you so much for staying with us!

California, USA
Reviewed 5 June 2014

If you are looking for an amazing pool, lots of fun things for the kids to do, hipster nightclubs with Euro DJs, over-the-top luxury, a center Strip location, a dead-on copy of some sort of world landmark, and a hotel surrounded by plush landscaping, get back in your car and go somewhere else. But the El Cortez wins hands down...

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

By far one of our favorite reviews- we appreciate your support of our hotel. We really take pride in what we do, and making sure that our guests have a pleasant stay with us! We do hope to have you back in the near future! Do us a favor will you DM us on facebook with your email please. Thank...

Lake Jackson, Texas
Reviewed 4 June 2014

This was our sixth stay at The El Cortez and we still love the place. We enjoy the bargain room prices, the room quality, the staff and the cleanliness of the entire property. CABANA SUITES: This was our first time to stay in the Cabana Suites right across Ogden Street from the main building. You check in at the main...

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

We just wanted to tell you how much we appreciate your business, and we have taken note of all your comments on how we can improve. We also wanted to thank you for going above and beyond with your attention to detail as we really appreciate reviews as such! Hope to see you very soon!

Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 3 June 2014

I enjoyed a stay at the El Cortez in Las Vegas, NV with my wife and was impressed. The room was clean, modern looking with updated furniture. All the staff were pleasant. I would definitely stay there again!

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

That's what we love to hear. We take pride in making sure our guests have a pleasant stay! Hope to have you back again!

Saskatchewan, Canada
Reviewed 2 June 2014

A little late getting to this review... we stayed at the El Cortez for a week starting April 25th. First impression: hotel is dated, but that's the charm of staying downtown. The staff were friendly, the drink service at the machines and tables is prompt and the room was great. We also enjoyed Cafe Cortez for a tasty and inexpensive...

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

We appreciate you taking the time to leave a review, and appreciate the kind words! Hope to have you back from Canada real soon!

Calasparra, Spain
Reviewed 1 June 2014

We were a group of 7 people booked into 3 rooms for 1 night only before moving into a set of appartments on the strip the following day. Everyone was happy with the rooms even though they looked dated, they were clean and comfortable. We have been here before as it is a good stopover and is close to the...

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

Hi there- thank you for your review, we appreciate you staying with us! Hope to have you back sometime soon. Take care

Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 31 May 2014

was extremely impressed with this hotel lot of it I think had to do with the fact that there is an older staff that seems more caring also I was upgraded without fee or without asking to a tower room from my vintage room which was amazing everything that I've read on here just none of it happened to me...

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

Very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us, and we are taking note of your wifi complaint and we will have an update with our provider. We hope to see you back soon!

Reviewed 28 May 2014

The overall casino was hotel rooms were dated, though, the history behind the place, it it's main selling point. It's location was nice as the older casinos were near by along with the zip line and Vegas experience, and a short shuttle ride away from the strip. Exterior rooms, on the smaller side and dated, but once again, you get...

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

We are know for our vintage experience, and appreciate you staying with us. Hope to have you back again soon!

Brownsville, Texas
Reviewed 28 May 2014

My wife and I visited Las Vegas over Memorial Day weekend. We wanted to stay at the El Cortez, but when we were making reservations we saw that they started charging a Resort Fee/Amenity Fee. This was a deal breaker for us. As much gambling as we do, we do not believe in resort fees. We go to Vegas strictly...

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

The Amenity Fee includes: - Unrestricted Wifi Access (Currently Wifi costs $11.99 per day per device, over $3 higher than the Amenity Fee.) - One bottle of wine with dinner at The Flame* - Entry to our daily $500 slot tournament - Fitness Center access - Free Parking in attached garage - Two water bottles in-room daily - Unrestricted local...

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Casino and Gambling
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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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: $61 - $238 (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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#50 Casino Hotel in Las Vegas
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“From what I read, get a room away from the casino area and in the tower, above 3rd floor.”
 of 5 bubbles johninohio, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The Tower rooms are easy access from the casino. Bring along your own Keurig cups”
 of 5 bubbles 622kimg, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“High floor tower rooms, north facing for quiet-south facing for view of Fremont and strip”
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“ask about "fees"”
 of 5 bubbles rickr289, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“the best tip for a good room is to go to 4 Queens, not here”
 of 5 bubbles jsnjborn, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
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