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East Maitland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked this hotel as it was downtown Las Vegas. We are very glad that we did.This hotel is the oldest casino in Las Vegas. We booked a pavilion room which was very large for 4 adults. The room was on the 5th floor with a drink machine and an ice machine just outside the door. Access to the room... More 

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Houston
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I went to Vegas for his birthday, and we decided to stay downtown since we had never been. The El Cortez definitely isn't full of glitz and glam, but we go to Vegas to sight see, not stay in the room all the time. However, the time we did spend in the room was pleasant, clean, and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Myself and 7 others stayed at the El Cortez, it was reasonably priced ($20 each for a double room) and gorgeously decorated. I forget that you can seemingly still smoke in casinos, which was a downside as you had to walk through the smoke to get to the elevators. A massivs plus was the vintage car and deco as you... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

1. Couldn't sleep due to noise of casino and traffic, and due to people having cursing loud arguments in hallway late at night. 2. Lost electricity in room, had to call front desk twice to get someone to help. 3. Had to have 2 male technicians come into the room, and that was very uncomfortable to us 2 females. 4.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As a longtime visitor to the El Cortez, it may be a while before we go back. On our Vegas trips, we never used to miss an opportunity to visit the Flames Steakhouse and the casino. The Flames has been replaced by an average Seigel's 41 restaurant. The facilities & casino's slots, etc. are getting pretty decrepit. In all fairness,... More 

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 2 nights so we could experience downtown, it was the highlight of our trip. We stayed in the ElContempo suite, wow what a room. The staff at the hotel were lovely. We ate at Siegels which was also amazing. Such an iconic hotel, we will defo return, thanks El Cortez

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Sun City, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wanted to be near Fremont Street but read about the noise being a factor. This hotel is about 1 1/2 blocks away and is very quiet. Older hotel with 80's-90's decor but clean and comfortable. Our room was good size with two queen beds, a drop leaf desk, a loveseat, and a small refrigerator. The beds were comfortable. Sink and... More 

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Oak Harbor, WA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in Vegas for the night on my way from Reno to Phoenix, but at checkin decided to add another night. Very helpful desk clerk arranged the extra night and upgraded me to a better room, for less than I originally paid for my one night. Got a very nice, large room on the 14th floor, with a beautiful view... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel has very clean and reasonably up to date rooms. The location is 12 miles from the airport and has a shuttle service to the airport on a limited number of days. If you are in town only to see the main strip, you will need to take the bus, taxi, or a ride share to get to the... More 

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Phoenix
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you can get a price cheaper then the hotels on Freemont st, it is worth it. El Cortez is not a 4 or 5 star hotel but it is nicer then most of the hotels on Freemont st. The only possible draw back is that the casino is slot machines, roulette, craps, and black jack. There are no other... More 

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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 

Additional Information about El Cortez Hotel & Casino

Address: 600 Fremont St, Las Vegas, NV 89101-5614
Location: United States > Nevada > Las Vegas
Price Range: $35 - $158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Cortez Hotel & Casino 3*
Number of rooms: 300
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El Cortez Hotel And Casino
El Cortez Las Vegas
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