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Weyauwega, Wisconsin
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We enjoyed our stay here 5 years ago so we returned this past October for 3 nights. Was so happy to see that they made so many up grades to the Tower rooms we came back the end of January into February for a 4 night stay. If you get a tower room you will either get a view of...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Our flight landed late but when we came to check in we were upgraded to a suite that was very spacious, had vintage decor which we thought was awesome to experience a piece of the hotels history. Everything was very clean and neat. The hot tub was a nice touch as well and the bar for entertainment in the room....

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed here on a Friday night and forgot how loud Fremont Street was. The hotel was nice and clean and comfortable, within a couple of blocks from Fremont street experience. The parking is a couple of blocks away from the hotel. I enjoyed my stay and plan to return with ear plugs if I want to sleep before 3am.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When you talk about good places to check out in las vegas, the El cortez does not go across your thoughts at all. This is a very popular historic hotel and casino with the locals because of its gaming and friendly customer service. Locals swear that the El Cortez has the loosest machines in the las vegas area and their...

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Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

My husband and i started our fremont ezcursion at the El Cortez. It waa really nice with a laid back atmosphere. Im not sure us coming earlier in theorningade a difference or not with it being nice and quietwr. Eithet way, the dealers were really gracious and it was fun.

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

We are glad that you made it in to check out our casino! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed yourself! We hope to have you back with us again on your next trip to Fremont!

Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Reviewed 1 week ago

The El Cortez was one of the last casinos we visited at the end of the week.. You walk in and you see a grand old casino that is showing its age but, you also hear the sound of REAL coins falling from machines. That's old school. Of the 4 in our party, 2 of us came out a little...

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

We thank you so much for your review! Congratulations on your winnings!! We also love the guests that appreciate the old school coins ;) Never gets old! We are glad to have made a part of your trip that much better! We hope to have you back with us again soon!

dayton, ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago

I checked into the older, but still vibrant El Cortez Hotel a few weeks back (January 2017), and I was pleasently surprised with my nice, spacioius deluxe (Tower) room! Nice TV, Huge king size comfy bed, pretty nice view looking West....not bad at all. It was a non-smoking room, and yes, it had no traces or smells of any smoke...so,...

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

Thank you so much for your well written review! These are always helpful to guests to better assess our establishment before arriving. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and all of its amenities! We hope to have you back with us again soon!

Charlotte, NC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I (both age 29, females) decided to take an impromptu trip to Las Vegas. It was the first time for both of us, so we weren't sure what to expect, especially considering how cheap the room rates were. We knew we wanted a more "old school" Vegas trip, as I am somewhat of a history buff, so...

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

We thank you so much for your full review! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with your friend! All reviews are passed on to our team to go over and put into action. We thank you for taking time to write this out to better each guest experience. We look forward to having you both with...

North AZ
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located right downtown, oldest casino in Las Vegas Lots of history here. Rooms themselves might get a 4. Marked down for noise from Front Street until 12 midnight knocks it down to a 3 overall. Food at the restaurant was a 3.5. Beds hard, bathroom dated but workable. TV channels not too good a selection but of course they want...

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

We thank you for your full review. All feedback is gone over by our team to review and put into action. We thank you for taking your time to write your experience. We hope to have you back with us on your next Downtown Las Vegas stay!

Rush City, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at the El Cortez during the week of the Sema convention. Stayed here because of the price and location. Because I was not going to the SEMA convention I wanted to stay away from the craziness. This hotel was a lot nicer than I anticipated and about two blocks to the Fremont experience. If you're looking for a cheap...

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

We thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay! We hope to have you back with us on your next time visiting Downtown Las Vegas!

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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
Region: United States > Nevada > Las Vegas
Price Range: £39 - £142 (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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#6 Best Value Hotel in Las Vegas
#52 Casino Hotel in Las Vegas
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“Close to Fremont Street Experience. Bring your ear plugs.”
 of 5 bubbles Ohms35463, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I don't know about the rooms but do visit the old style casino”
 of 5 bubbles 399rodneyp, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“get a Tower room! Better rooms and great views..”
 of 5 bubbles splandoo, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get a room facing away from Front Street in the tower if you don't want the band noise”
 of 5 bubbles cliffordb870, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Choose a tower room - Odd Rooms face Fremont St and Container Park, Even rooms face north.”
 of 5 bubbles jgundy, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
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