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“Signs Of Age” 3 of 5 stars
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Club Cal Neva Hotel Casino
38 E. Second Street, Reno, NV 89505   |  
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Ranked #24 of 65 hotels in Reno
Santa Rosa CA
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101 reviews 101 reviews
17 hotel reviews
Reviews in 37 cities Reviews in 37 cities
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“Signs Of Age”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

One of the beds in our room had a slope to it along with a sunken area. The curtains had a couple of tears. We were told they're getting to things as afforded. Our room was comped both nights soooooo...... Staff is friendly. Casino is really one of our favorite places to play for that very reason. Big breakfasts that one wouldn't dare eat everyday, but are sure a treat a couple of mornings. Still recommend.

Room Tip: We always ask to be away from the elevator so we won't hear it.
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

If you want a perfect atmosphere, play a little keno, super fast service, and have a big breakfast for a super cheap price, go here. We stayed at Harrah's but came over here every more for the breakfast. Food was great!!!

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Santa Ana, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

If you're a late sleeper beware. The roof is being renovated. We were sleeping in and the noise sounded like construction work was taking place next door. When I complained about everyone in the room not being able to sleep they offered us a room on another floor. They said we would have to leave the hotel if we wanted a full refund. They also made clear the work would not stop while guests were sleeping. They offered a lower floor but addmitted that the noise would be heard there too. At the end the best we got was a 20% refund.

Room Tip: if you must stay get a first floor room. Don't stay unless you're comfortable with earplugs.
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Reno, Nevada, United States
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

I have spent thousands of dollars all over Reno. Cal-Neva has the best slots around. I win almost every time I stay there. The rooms are cheap and affordable. I can spend my money in the casino and not on the room. Its not the fanciest place in downtown Reno but it sure knows how to treat a customer. I never feel felt out when I stay here. The casino staff know me by name. The Cal-Neva is the place to play!

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Houston, Texas
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

We stopped out of interest to game here and were shocked at the "casino". It was truly pitiful with the entire facility not well maintained, incredibly limited number of slots, tables, etc. Would not recommend this casino to anyone!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Hilmar, California
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21 hotel reviews
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

The hotel is dated but the low cost of everything from the room rates, to the restaurant prices, to the low limit table games makes up for it. I've paid a lot more for a room and gotten the same thing or worse. Our room was large and the bed was comfortable and we didn't hear any noise from the surrounding rooms. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. The food at the restaurants was good and very inexpensive. The gambling is fun here. All of the dealers were super friendly and it was never hard to find a spot at any of the tables. They are beyond generous with the complimentary cocktails. If you're looking for an inexpensive way to get away to Reno, this is a great option.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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vancouver
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85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

Casino is more run down than others, did not stay in hotel, don't think I ever would, but we did have good luck in the casino on the slots and especially the roulette table! Dealers were very laid back and friendly, and drink service was plenty!

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Club Cal Neva Hotel Casino

Also Known As:
Club Cal Neva Hotel
Club Cal Neva Hotel Reno
Hotel Cal Neva
Cal Neva Reno
Cal Neva Hotel Reno
Address: 38 E. Second Street, Reno, NV 89505
Location: United States > Nevada > Reno
Amenities:
Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
#4 Best Value Hotel in Reno
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Club Cal Neva opened on April 2, 1962 in downtown Reno, Nevada. Conveniently located in the heart of downtown Reno, is just minutes from the areas major convention and events facilities including just 2 blocks away from the National Bowling Stadium, the new MLB Triple A baseball stadium and Reno Events Center. The hotel offers some of Northern Nevada's lowest rates on comfortable and spacious rooms including rooms with views of the Truckee River. The casino features over 1000 loose slots and table games and was selected by USA Today as "one of 10 great places to court Lady Luck." Three floors of casino gaming action and six restaurants span 2 downtown city blocks! Inside you'll find downtown Reno's largest Race and Sportsbook, voted "Best Race and Sportsbook" by locals year after year. Two giant parking garages make it easy to park, stay and play! ... more   less 
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