A hotel is a place that provides paid accommodation for usually a short time period. When we think about the term “Hotel”, there comes a sight of a bedroom consisting of well-maintained bed, an air-conditioner, a TV and some other basic facilities. But, now the picture has changed. There is an addition of a word, which is “Luxury”. Now such luxurious hotels have much to offer. The luxurious hotels provide best accommodation one could imagine. The luxuries of such hotels may include, very spacious and well-maintained rooms, royal suites, best possible entertainment facilities, high speed internet connectivity, swimming pools, childcare centers, fitness clubs, shops, restaurants, convention rooms, theatres, ballrooms, and large gaming areas including royal casinos.
When we think about the luxurious hotels, the first name that comes in the mind straight away, is of Las Vegas, Nevada. Nineteen out of world’s twenty five biggest hotels are located in Las Vegas, on the Las Vegas Boulevard, which is also called The Las Vegas Strip. Las Vegas has more hotel rooms than any other city in the world. This totals about 150,000 hotel rooms, which is a huge number. The hotels located here, are some of the most luxurious hotels of the world. One could expect a vacation of the lifetime from this city as it provides the best holiday packages anyone could find. Las Vegas is also known as the gambling capital of the world, as there are a number of casinos present there. Las Vegas has the largest concentration of casinos in the United States with about $6.12 Billion in revenue. Most of these casinos are attached to the luxurious hotels.
Previously known as Marina Hotel, the MGM Grand, the second largest hotel of the world and the second largest hotel resort complex of the United States, was opened in December 1993. It has a total of 5,825 rooms and a total gaming area of 171,500 sq.ft. The suites here varies form 446 sq feet to as large as 9,000 sq ft, that is of the MGM Grand Mansion. It has some finest facilities for its tourists. Some of the notable restaurants here include, Joel Rabuchon, Emeril’s, Nobhill, Crafsteak, Fiamma, etc. The hotel was renovated in the year 2005.
Owned by the MGM Hotels International, Hotel Mandalay Bay, is even a favorite, of many of the tourists. Its a luxurious Tropical Themed resort on the strip. A $40 million aquarium, The Shark Reef, covering more than 90,000 square feet that holds more than 1.5 million gallons of seawater and 100 species of animals, is the major attraction to the hotel.
Caesar’s Palace, often said as the quintessential Vegas resort, is also well-known for its luxury. Strip’s main attractions: a shopping/dining/entertainment mall called The Forum Shops is located in the Caesar’s Palace.
Some other well-known hotels and resorts present on the strip are, The oldest hotel still n operation; Flamingo, Monte Carlo, The Mirage, Luxor, Treasure Island, Sahara, Tropicana, Harrah’s, Circus, Imperial Palace, Excalibur, Bellagio, Golden Nugget etc.
Las Vegas provides some of the best opportunities for the tourists in search of vacation pleasure. With such luxurious hotels, it has much to offer, which leads to outstanding holiday recreations.