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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

I don't have a review of the living accommodations but the casino is A+. Dollar tables strong drinks and good company. We went there two nights if you don't mind the smoke it's literally a walk into the future imagine 1950's ! We enjoyed the vibe and friendly staff. The pizza in the bar was amazing!!!

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Beaumont, California
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed 3 days this weekend for a softball tournament, perfect location close to freeways, 15, 95 and 515. Short walk to Fremont Experience, even let the 15 year olds go there alone, all kinds of crazies, but still felt safe. The place is old style, nothing wrong with that, we stayed in the tower, room was bigger then expected, clean...

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Fostoria, Ohio
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Received this hotel on the Hotwire hidden deals. This was no deal. We were in a tiny vintage room. Walking up the stairs for the 4 days that we were there, there was glass and a toothpick that was never picked up. I would not recommend this hotel. We did love the pizza in the hotel and the bartenders were...

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Breezy Point, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Comfy and clean. A pleasant surprise. A bit leery at first, but very satisfied in the end. Rooms were clean and comfortable. Bath area a little small, but that added to the retro feel. Sink is outside the bath and toilet area, very nice feature. Low resort fees also. Food is priced right and very tasty. Large portions. I will...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed hanging out at the El Cortez my last trip and I really wanted to stay there just of how cool it looks on the outside and how cheap the gambling is. You get comped drinks and what not. There was a blood stain on the corner of my boxspring which is a sign of bedbugs so I left...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked vacation thru Allegiant Air. Paid extra for Cabana. Upon check in, Cabana had no smoking rooms, room changed to Hotel. The building and room was old and smelly. Shower had no hot water; called maintenance; they tried to tell us the water was hot; it was not even warm!! Two nights until they moved us to a second room....

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Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the few hotels that has that 'old Vegas' feel to it. It's conveniently located at the end of Fremont Street, a block away from the Container Park and near the Mob Museum. The location couldn't be better. The rooms are good and clean, plus it is regularly updated. Whenever we go to Vegas, we always check...

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

We thank you so much for your review! We are glad to hear that you have enjoyed your stays with us! We hope to have you back with us again soon!

Seal Beach CA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In short, EVERYTHING I love about Vegas. I get no thrill from cashing in an ATM receipt--I want to hear those coins CLANK! And the drink waitresses actually get you your drinks in a timely fashion instead of disappearing into the ether at other casinos. Terrific location, too--right in the Fremont East District with their variety of hip bars &...

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

We thank you for your review! We love that you enjoyed your experience with us. We always love it when our guests appreciate the vintage classics! We thank you again for your feedback and for choosing us for your Downtown Las Vegas stay. See you again soon!

Norman, OK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I flew in to Las Vegas to rent a car and drive out to see the Grand Canyon. This place was cheap and had okay reviews so I booked it. We were put in the "vintage rooms" which had no elevator. We had to drag all our bags through the casino and up the stairs. The room...

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

Thank you for you review. We appreciate any and all feedback. All reviews are passed on to our team to go over and put into action. Please don't hesitate from letting our front desk representative know if your room is less than satisfactory for your stay. We thank you again for your review and for choosing us on your Downtown...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed in many hotels in Las Vegas over the years. Often I gamble in the Fremont St area, so it was only logical that I consider staying there, as I did on a recent trip. The hotel has three different areas, and I stayed in the Tower, which is probably the best. Check-in was a little inefficient, but...

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

We thank you so much for your review. Our guest experience is highly valued and we would always like the opportunity to know how we are doing and to make every experience the best for each guest. Every review is passed on to our team to review and to put into action. We will be passing yours along, we appreciate...

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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 89101-5614
Region: United States > Nevada > Las Vegas
Price Range: €53 - €139 (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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#5 Best Value Hotel in Las Vegas
#51 Casino Hotel in Las Vegas
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“Don't stay in a Vintage Room”
 of 5 bubbles kswagner2636, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Hang out here but don't stay.”
 of 5 bubbles jakeh770, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a recently remodeled room.”
 of 5 bubbles , 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Get a Tower room with an even number!”
 of 5 bubbles 813darwinp, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I prefer the tower rooms on the Ogden Street side, but have stayed in most areas except the rooms without elevator access.”
 of 5 bubbles , 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
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