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El Cortez Hotel & Casino

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   600 Fremont St, Las Vegas, NV 89101
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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San Fernando, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very bad experience! The room we stayed in was supposedly a remodeled room, but when we arrived to the room it had a bad smell and was very dirty, stains all over the floor and a very dirty shower. The valet attendants were very rude as well. Would not recommend.

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

Hello Cynthia, We do regret to hear about your experience. We would love if you could direct message us on Facebook, and give us more information on the room and name on the reservation. Hope to hear from you soon. Thank you More

San Francisco, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

you have to pay a resort fee, about 11.00 a day for valet and wifi. Thats not worth it. On the up side staff (including the casino) was great. They went out of their way to make this a pleasant experience..

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

The new Amenity Fee includes: - Unrestricted Wifi Access (Currently Wifi costs $11.99 per day per device, over $3 higher than the Amenity Fee.) - One bottle of wine with dinner at The Flame* - Entry to our daily $500 slot tournament - Fitness Center access - Free Parking in attached garage - Two water bottles in-room daily - Unrestricted... More

Peoria, Illinois
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31 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The good, Angela at the desk, James in housekeeping, and the manger are quality people. They made my stay a very pleasant experience. It's an old hotel, but is very well maintained. I stayed in a vintage room with stairwell access only , I felt like I was back in time. The area is much improved over a few years... More

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

We really do appreciate the kind words; we strive to provide the best customer service for our patrons. Hope to have you back with us soon! More

Hickory North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at the El Cortez for four nights....besides being low cost, the facility and its staff (including the casino) was great. They went out of their way to make this a pleasant experience. Was pleasantly surprised with the room. Besides very comfortable bed, there was a love seat, computer table, night tables on both sides of... More

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

Thank You very much for your review; we really try to go above and beyond for our guests making sure they have a pleasant stay. Thanks again for staying with us, and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Take Care More

Saint Louis, Missouri
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I try and go to Vegas every couple a years to attend a hobby convention. We stayed on the strip last time, but decided this time we would explore down town. We found the hotel and was loving the pics of the newly updated rooms. It was a good price. We arrived to find the rooms were... More

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

We are very sorry to hear about your experience. We would love to further investigate the issues. If you could direct message us on Facebook leaving the name and room # that you were booked under, and your email it would be greatly appreciated. We will be in touch. Thanks Again More

Yuma, Arizona
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came to el Cortez because it got decent reviews and was by freemont st, which I love. I was on town for a conference and I knew I could ride the. Deuce. The room is ok, but nothing to write home about. There was mildew in the bathroom, thou not much. The air filter was changed the day I... More

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

We are very disappointed to read of your experience. We would like to look further into the matter and take corrective action. It would be helpful if you could provide you name and room #, you can direct message us on our Facebook Page with this information. Thank You for taking the time to write about your experience. More

Sacramento, California
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166 reviews 166 reviews
45 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We typically stay on the strip when visiting Vegas, but this time decided to stay in downtown, near Freemont Street. This hotel is right at the entrance to the Freemont Street Experience, so it's very convenient to food and entertainment. It's an old hotel, but is very well maintained. We stayed in a tower room and got a great mid-week... More

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

Thank you for the review and glad that you felt safe. We hope to have you back again soon! We appreciate the business. Take Care More

Overland Park
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I enjoyed 5 nights in a Cabana Suite. The room was comfortable and more importantly, spotless. I dined at the Cafe Cortez several times and the food was bountiful and very reasonably priced. The Fremont Street Experience is an easy walk and I enjoyed exploring it, as well as the Neon Boneyard and the Mob Museum, which are. All within... More

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

That's what we love to hear, and thank you for taking the time to tell us about your great experience! We hope to have you back real soon. Take Care More

Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Enjoyed playing some of the newest slots in Vegas & actually WINNING !!!!!!!!!! The Cafe has excellent food & a varied menu....The New York Strip was FABULOUS & so was the Steak & Eggs Breakfast ......Got my Bugsy Siegal Silver Strike plus an extra one to boot on $10 bucks worth of play.,....WHAT LUCK !!!!!!!!!

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

Very happy to know that you enjoyed the food, and your stay. We appreciate your business and hope to see you soon. Take care! More

Dallas, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

I was thrilled when I got to the hotel, the location is amazing the charisma of being one of the original casinos in Vegas more than met my expectations !! I really don't understand why people comment that Freemont street is so far of a walk, it was literally a bock and a half a way, and the Duece (city... More

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

We really do appreciate your kind words, and taking note of the cart issue. Hope to have you back again real soon! :) More

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Additional Information about El Cortez Hotel & Casino

Also Known As:
El Cortez Hotel Las Vegas
El Cortez Hotel And Casino
El Cortez Hotel
El Cortez Las Vegas
Address: 600 Fremont St, Las Vegas, NV 89101
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Location: United States > Nevada > Las Vegas
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Casino and Gambling Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#13 Best Value Hotel in Las Vegas
#43 Casino Hotel in Las Vegas
#103 Top resorts Hotel in Las Vegas
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — El Cortez Hotel & Casino 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Constructed in 1941, the El Cortez Hotel and Casino is the oldest consistently running gaming property in Las Vegas. It is located in the Fremont East Entertainment District in historic downtown Las Vegas.With 362 hotel rooms including the Cabana Suites, El Cortez features full-pay single deck 21, 10x odds on craps, state of the art roulette and over 1000 slot machines. El Cortez is proudly affiliated with Michael Gaughan's South Point Sports Book.Dining options at El Cortez include: Cafe Cortez, The Flame Steakhouse, and Subway. The property also includes a gift shop and full-service beauty and barber shop. ... more   less 
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