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Circus Circus Hotel and Casino-Reno
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   500 N Sierra St, Reno, NV 89503   |  
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

The mini suite in the casino tower was awesome and so easy to get to. Really loved the jacuzzi tub. I am a regular visitor to the Circus Curcus and will try to get the same room in the casino tower the next time I visit. I had a great time and it was so easy to get around from the room and back to the room.


  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
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  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

First time I went to Circus Circus hotel in Reno was in 2009, my second time was this month (January, 2013). The fact that I went back to Reno and stayed in the same hotel means that I like the city and I like the place. Yes, I sure do - for the room tariff that it offers, Circus Circus Hotel is a great casino hotel to stay!

It has big sized rooms, quite clean and neatly maintained. During the cold winter, the room temperature can be maintained at comfortable levels. The rooms are not noisy and if you wish to sleep and give those slot machines a miss - then you can do that quite comfortably without being disturbed.

This hotel offers the best fun options for kids and this is a big advantage for those who come with family with the young ones.

Although I am not a big fan of the casino at Circus Circus, but the easy access to casinos at Silver Legacy and El Dorado hotels makes up for it. All three casinos are very well connected. So if Lady Luck doesn't smile at one place, it is very easy to try another one. Of course one can get out and try other casinos on the strip too.

Circus Circus hotel also hosts quite several good restaurants, so eating out will be a nice experience out there. I found the food prices very reasonable and quality to be great.

There are pubs, night clubs around. So there is more to this place than just gambling.

So if you love gambling, love the night and the life that comes with it, love cities like Reno, Circus Circus hotel is a great option for you. You get rooms at a great price and along with that get easy access to 3 different casinos, great pubs, night clubs and great eat outs.

I have been there twice and would love to go back when I get a chance. I will surely recommend this hotel to others.

Room Tip: Try to get rooms at higher floors, the view from the window will be awesome.
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  • Stayed January 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Washington DC, District of Columbia, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

Over a decade ago I decided to give Circus Reno a try during my ski vacation to Lake Tahoe. I was pleasantly surprised at the value for $ I received. Every year when I return I have the same opinion. The rooms are quite large, and very well maintained - the carpet vibrantly clean and unstained. In the past six months I've stayed in hotels from CA to AZ to MA to VA to NY to PA to MI; some cheap, some pretty pricey, the best value for $ was Circus Reno.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013 via mobile

The shows are fun but they downsized so there's one worker for two games so its a bit much waiting to get to play. Took the kids there to play after about an hour they were bored. But fun while it lasted!!

  • Stayed January 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Fernley, Nevada, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

I had an excellent stay at Circus Circus, the room was clean, comfortable and quiet. Checking into my room was a pleasant experience, and I was given directions how to get to my room so that I did not get lost. The resturants had terrific food with a big variety, and the service was overall wonderful. I will definitely be staying there again in the near future.







  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Sacramento, California, USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Great place to stay especially foe rhe price... Rooms were clean and spacious! Only downfall dos geckos not a very good restaraunt at all. Went here on a three day holiday weekend very happybqith our overall experience. ..

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

My mom and I stayed at Circusx2 on a fall coach tour to Reno ... normally we booked Harrah's as our first choice but because we booked late our choices were limited ... so glad we chose this hotel as our next option ... Boy were we pleased!!!
We stayed quite high up as per our request in the first tower ... luckily for us the further tower was shut down for the season.
We loved our room ... vintage circus pictures, circus themed furnishings and linens ... how could you not love that?? ... the desk staff were over the top nice people!! .. free WiFi and we were happy campers!!!
Our room had a coffee pot with complimentary coffee - something not always available in Reno and Las Vegas hotels, was squeaky clean and honestly what more could we expect??
we loved being able to go from Circus to ElDorado to Silver Legacy without having to go outside.
We enjoyed the Circus casino too ... generous slots so we will be back ,,,
Best Wishes,
Debbie

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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 500 N Sierra St, Reno, NV 89503
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Location: United States > Nevada > Reno
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Casino and Gambling Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#3 Best Value Hotel in Reno
#6 Casino Hotel in Reno
#8 Business Hotel in Reno
#10 Family Hotel in Reno
#12 Romantic Hotel in Reno
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Circus Circus Hotel and Casino-Reno 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in downtown Reno, Circus Circus is connected to the Eldorado and Silver Legacy by skywalks, creating Northern Nevada’s largest entertainment resort complex. Just minutes from 18 world-class ski resorts, more than 30 spectacular high-desert golf courses and walking distance to unique shopping, museums and the new Reno Aces baseball complex, Circus Circus is Reno’s leading vacation destination. Spacious rooms and suites, a Convention Center with more than 22,000 square feet of meeting space, six popular dining choices, exciting gaming action and free world-class circus shows are just a few reasons to choose Circus Circus Reno. ... more   less 
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