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Red Lion Hotel & Casino

#6 of 28 Hotels in Elko
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2065 Idaho Street, Elko, NV 89801
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bay Area, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here for our son's wedding nearby. I estimated we would need 10 rooms, and that was the basis for our rate quote. Ended up only needing 6 rooms, but they honored the rate, which was a very reasonable rate. Rooms were large and comfortable, nice amenities. Bathrooms could use a bit of an upgrade to come up to... More 

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Bold Springs, GA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We Stayed at the Red Lion because my kids had never seen a casino before. Elko was our first stop so we stayed here staff very nice and polite even when asked tourist questions. Casino a little smoky as they all are. Did not turn on TV. Food Good. It is a bus tour stop there were gambling bus tours... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The only roulette table in town. Doesn't have the number winner board. Has large screen TVs at bar. Seemed clean and well maintained. On main street, easy to find. Town has about 17,000 residents. 500 miles from San Francisco or Yellowstone Park.

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DavidZornes_CEO, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Ted, thank you for your review. We appreciate your positive comments and glad to see that you noticed our cleanliness and maintenance of our facility. We hope on your next stay and review to earn a full 5 stars. Thanks for choosing the Red Lion Hotel & Casino. More 

Burlington, Vermont
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in one of their executive rooms. It was nicely appointed. Bed was very comfortable. Bathroom was suitable. Location was terrible. Close to casino. Door offered no sound barrier. Loud people all night walking past the room. TV did not work. When I checked in they said the TVs were being serviced and would be back up within the... More 

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DavidZornes_CEO, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Red Lion Hotel & Casino. We are glad that you found the room and accomodations to your liking. You chose to stay with us during a very busy weekend and unfortunately, loud people walking by in the hallway would be difficult to manage. We are sorry that this marred your experience with us. I also... More 

Fairbanks, Alaska
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently stayed at this property. When I booked I had no idea that the biker jamboree was that weekend. Online I was unable to book a Non-smoking room but was able to call the front desk and ask for one. They were able to change my reservation to reflect that. The room was clean and the bathroom was large... More 

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DavidZornes_CEO, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Susan, thank you for your review of our hotel. We are glad that you enjoyed the room and the size of our bathrooms. You chose a busy weekend for staying in Elko with the Motorcycle Jamboree and the noise factor would be heard in all of the hotels in Elko. One of our challenges, in which we have made some... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to the Red Lion last night and played some slot machines and they also have blackjack, roulette, craps. Had a good time losing my money. The casino is mainly slots. It also has a 24 hour cafe which we ate. My wife ordered the Greek Chicken which was good and was stuffed with Feta cheese, the baked potato was... More 

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DavidZornes_CEO, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Jim, thank you for your review. I am very sorry that our buffet had some problem areas. I have spoken to our food and beverage director and he will be speaking to our staff concerning the food put out at the start of the 4:00 p.m. evening buffet. We hope you will return soon to see this corrected. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I consider the Red Lion hotel to be better than average for the Elko area, and we have stayed there 2 or 3 times now. Can't say the same for their casino operation, though. We like to play video poker at the bar. This is the only place in Nevada that we've found where the payouts on the bar machines... More 

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DavidZornes_CEO, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Red Lion Hotel & Casino for your recent stay. We are sorry that you didn't feel you received complimentary drinks enough for your play. Our cocktail servers are always watchful on patrons who really aren't there for gaming, but are attempting to get free drinks. That's not always the case, but it is a significant... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I, recently stayed in room 124, in the Red Lion Hotel and Casino in Elko, Nevada on Jan 2015. And due to my previous experiences having found bedbugs in a newer hotel a few years back, I routinely try and perform a very thorough check for room cleanliness and evidence of bedbugs before staying in any room.... More 

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DavidZornes_CEO, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

While I am unsure of the purpose of your review and it's posting 5 months after the fact, you do confirm the truth that we do not have bedbugs. We follow ALL protocols and have contracted services with Ecolab to deal with room pests. As far as a risk rating, ALL hotels are at equal risk of having a guest... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my second time to stay here. It was clean and comfortable and it is close to all the local amenities. The price is very good and the staff was very friendly. I will certainly stay at this hotel again because I am very satisfied with everything.

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DavidZornes_CEO, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Paula, thank you so much for your wonderful review of our hotel! We are glad to have made a new loyal guest and we very much look forward to your return visit! More 

Hartford, Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We aren't gamblers but needed to find a pet friendly hotel while traveling from Yosemite to Boise, ID. The Red Lion Casino was a wonderful stop! The room was very large and comfortable and far enough from the actual casino to avoid the cigarette smoke.

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DavidZornes_CEO, General Manager at Red Lion Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Thanks, Diane and Dave for posting your review of our hotel. Glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to your next visit! More 

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