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El Cortez Hotel & Casino

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600 Fremont St, Las Vegas, NV 89101
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We came to vegas on a harley ride from Colorado a few years ago and stayed here. I was kindof afraid because it was so cheap, but could not of asked for better for the price.if your looking for somewhere that the rich and famous would stay, go to the aria or somewhere,but if you want to hang out with... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The El Cortez is one of the oldest hotels in Las Vegas. The building has four different room areas. I was in the Pavilion which was an add on at some point before the built the main tower and is over the garage area. It is sort of motel like but accessed by an elevator. The rooms are simple, with... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I wanted to surprise my wife with a trip to Vegas and I spent a few evenings browsing flight and hotel deals and I kept seeing the El Cortez coming up. In my experience this usually means that business is very bad (trying desperately to get people in the door) or very good, so I began reading reviews and I... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was a Friday night so expected to pay more...but for $160 night this was "almost" laughable. The room was dirty (blood stains on the sheets!), stained sheets and so much dirt on the power strip I did want to plug in my phone! The beds were uncomfortable and the noise from the partying in neighboring rooms made sleep impossible.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As a local, I used to be cautious of this casino's area but now with the extension/improvement to the East side of Fremont over the last few years, it has become one of my go to casinos and especially for when I want a clean and cheap room to party on Fremont and not have to worry about getting a... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So I read a review and then booked a room on http://www.hotels.LvPromoCodes.com which had the lowest rate by about 20%. We were very surprised. Furniture was a little dated but the sheets, comforter etc were all new and the room was clean. I was just looking for a cheap place to sleep the night before my wife flew in. We... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So, here it goes. It's our anniversary right and we wanted to go back to Las Vegas. My husband finds this hotel and I call and book the room. We drove from Washington State, one day in California, and then Tuesday off to Vegas. Get to the El Cortese,at the check in counter says to the lady "Rhonda and Garth"... More 

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

Hi Rhonda, Thank you for your detailed review. We apologize for the less than satisfactory stay and are happy our management team got you all taken care of with a refund. We've sent this information to our room service teams, as these occurrences do not meet our guest service standards and we hope to better serve you next time. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well, El Cortez has its best time over... Make sure when you make a new booking that you are staying in the high building - since there is one another - with 5 floors and it is very as a motel style type of accommodation. I believe you can pay few more bucks extra and you will get much better... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When Jackie Gone ran the place it was the best place to get a Lobby Hot Dog or a slice of Prime Rib in the Casino's restaurant. Been there recently and forget the food. The staff are impersonal and the rooms are a little dingy, on both sides. What a shame. They used to have a personal friend of Jackie's... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Neat old casino in the heart of downtown Las Vegas, where some of the first casinos were ever built (this one being no exception). There are 3 types of rooms -- ones in the tower building, ones in the original building that are located above the casino, and the ones across the street which are referred to as cabana rooms.... More 

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