My wide and I stayed at Club Cal Neva for the first time in late February. We have stayed at most other properties in Reno including the Sands, Fitz, and Silver Legacy. We stayed for three nights. The room was adequate in size but not overly large. When we first arrived for the first night the room was stifling hot - even with the window open (20 degrees outside). We tried to sleep this way the first night but it was just too hot - even with the thermostat turned all the way down. The next day we mentioned it to the maid and she immediately called the front desk herself to get it fixed.
We got the rooms for free so weren't expecting much. The rooms were clean, we had no problems with noise or smoke smell (for those of you who complain of smoke smell in Reno - come on its Reno!). The shuttle driver to the airport was very nice and accomodating - he didn't even mind shuttling us back out there to pick up a rental car.
The security guard was present in the evening hours checking for room keys and was not just there for show - one guy who just didn't want to fish out his key was still made to - even though he complained loudly to the guard.
Overall, a good experience for a very cheap price - not on the level of Silver Legacy but then they are much more expensive.
Comps at the casino were great as well - we nearly ate for free the whole time we were there.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Club Cal Neva opened on April 2, 1962 in downtown Reno, Nevada. Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Reno, is just minutes from the areas major convention and events facilities including just 2 blocks away from the National Bowling Stadium, the new MLB Triple A baseball stadium and Reno Events Center. The hotel offers some of Northern Nevada's lowest rates on comfortable and spacious rooms including rooms with views of the Truckee River. The casino features over 1000 loose slots and table games and was selected by USA Today as "one of 10 great places to court Lady Luck." Three floors of casino gaming action and six restaurants span 2 downtown city blocks! Inside you'll find downtown Reno's largest Race and Sportsbook, voted "Best Race and Sportsbook" by locals year after year. Two giant parking garages make it easy to park, stay and play! ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Club Cal Neva Hotel Reno
- Hotel Cal Neva
- Cal Neva Reno
- Cal Neva Hotel Reno
- Club Cal Neva Hotel Casino Reno, Nevada