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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
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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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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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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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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 2 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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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 

Loomis, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an older property, but the staff are really nice. The room was a standard size and was comfortable. We were on the ground floor and expected to hear noise from the rooms above, but there was hardly any at all. We had dinner in the restaurant at the hotel. Typical American fare, steaks, seafood and a really nice... More 

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

Jan, thank you for your nice comments regarding your stay. Glad to hear that you enjoyed your dinner. We hope on your next stay to earn a 5 Star rating and we are looking forward to your return visit! More 

Fremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our return stay to the Red Lion. We also liked it that it was a comp room. We had a deluxe king size room with a very comfortable bed and balcony with view of the swimming pool. We enjoyed playing in the casino area, listening to the live band, and having dinner and breakfast there. There is also... More 

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

We have so many guests who travel back and forth from SLC to Reno/California that it just makes sense to stop in Elko for a night because of the distance. Thanks for your great review and we are so glad that you enjoyed all of the elements of your stay! We very much look forward to your return visit! Thanks,... More 

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