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El Cortez Hotel & Casino

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Traveller (562)
Room & Suite (515)
Dining (45)
Ratings and reviews
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good43%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“cabana suites”(110 reviews)
“tower room”(135 reviews)
“vintage room”(76 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
3 Star 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...
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Special Deal: Free Prime Rib Dinner
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Location and contact
600 East Fremont Street, Las Vegas, NV 89101-5614
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9.7 km to McCarran Intl Airport
120 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
0.2 km from Las Vegas Downtown
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Reviewed 3 days ago

First of all loved the old flare from days well years gone by. Expected to see Frank S. or Dean M. maybe Mel T. to drop in at any minute...Nice room....everything you need......friendly staff everyone helpful.... Food .....dropped down for breakfast it was great. Then...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to stay Rooms are large and clean Food good quality and service Gaming is excellent and has a good old style Vegas vibe A true Vegas experience Located at the end of freemont street so you can enjoy downtown without a car Good...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm surprised how many people are unaware of the El Cortez Casino in downtown Las Vegas? I've been frequently this hotel for the past 40 years and always found friendly Casino Hosts, Hotel front desk staff, Maids security Etc. The food in the restaurants are...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Casino and Hotel are old school nice and clean. El Cortez Hotel double charged the resort fee and refused to correct the problem. I was told by hotel accounting to dispute the charge with Chase Visa to get the over charge money returned by...More

1  Thank NighDesertBill
Response from Alexandra E, Manager at El Cortez Hotel & CasinoResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, we're sorry to hear about this. If you could please send us a message with some information about your stay - dates, name on reservation + your contact info, we'd like to look into this further and remedy any mistakes. Thank you!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed 3 nights in a Tower Room. I arrived early but my room was ready and the receptionist couldn't have been nicer! The room was large and clean. Climate control worked great. The beds were comfortable. The rooms and furniture are old but everything was...More

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Airport Transportation
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Air Conditioning
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Restaurant
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Price range
US$37 - US$143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#3 Best Value Hotel in Las Vegas
#45 Casino Hotel in Las Vegas
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$37 - US$143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Best Value Hotel in Las Vegas
#45 Casino Hotel in Las Vegas
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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stotd
23 March 2018|
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Response from ldoubled7933 | Reviewed this property |
No pool. One of the people that works there was saying they might be getting a pool in the coming year.
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Terry W
6 March 2018|
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Response from Perki | Reviewed this property |
the casino area has some air freshener piped in, so there wasn't really a smoke smell, but hubby wasn't too fond of the fragrance of the air freshener, but I was fine with it, so everyone is different. We had a Tower room... More
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bumpywx
17 January 2018|
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Response from Tom709 | Reviewed this property |
They have a brochure with your key card that advertises the casino specials (happy hour at the bar, $3 pizza slices) and in the room you'll find some similar promotional materials. The only discount you get is, at present... More
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Room Tips
"Accessible to Freemont East and the rest of Downtown Las vEgas."
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"Get there early and enjoy the food!!!!"
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"DIdn't stay in the rooms...just went to the casino."
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"Always go with the tower rooms. They are bigger and have a secure elevator to get to your floor."
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