We arrived and upgraded to a corner suite on the 8th floor for a very reasonable price. The front desk staff could not be nicer, and the room was lovely. It was larger than my first apartment. The jetted tub worked great and the party shower was very roomy. The bar area came in handy as we entertained some family friends who live in the area. Real glasses and coffee cups would have been nice though.
Our first night, we ate at Cabo, and were very pleased with the price and portions. A pitcher of cadillac margarita was 1/2 price at $14.50 and the chicken fajitas were only $8.99. I hate it when portions are huge and you either overeat or waste a lot of food. This was just the right amount. Service was very good and we liked the salsa bar.
Our second night, we ate at Cucina Pasta and again it was extremely reasonable with normal sized portions. Our server was a delight.
We ate breakfast at the Station Cafe and the tip is to get the value breakfast at $3.99. Two eggs, toast, hashbrowns (although the menu did not list the hashbrowns, they came with it), and two pieces of bacon for that price. My husband ordered the All American Sausage for $3. more and the only difference was he got 4 sausage links and an extra egg. I guess if you are a big eater, that is good, but I'm not. The food was just fine and the service was snappy fast.
Our third night, we ate at Sonoma Cellar and while the service was impeccable, you have to watch out for the upsell. There are 4 or 5 fixed priced dinners, but if you order anything outside of that, you are charged for almost everything a la carte and they will not tell you unless you ask. I don't like to have to ask as it makes me feel cheap, but I will because I don't want to feel like a chump. This is the only reason I did not give the hotel 5 stars.
We used the fitness center each day - it is small, but adequately equipped. We only used the pool one day due to the weather, but we would have enjoyed it more if the weather had cooperated. The wireless internet was okay, but occasionally glitchy.
The bar with the stained glass in the center (Gaudi Bar?) was our favorite as the bartenders were very friendly and there was a lot to watch. Service was always fast and efficient.
Rosalitas Cantina did not have good service and we ended up leaving after waiting for more than 15 minutes to be served at the counter. It is in the front and only had one bartender who also had to service the barmaids for the gambling floor.
This was the second time we have stayed at the Sunset Station and we enjoyed this trip even more that our last 3 years ago.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located on more than 98 acres and 457 rooms in the heart of Henderson, Nevada, Sunset Station Hotel and Casino is conveniently located near Lake Mead, Lake Las Vegas, Galleria Mall, Sam Boyd Stadium, golf courses, recreation areas, and other renowned restaurants and shops. We offer panoramic views of the glittering Las Vegas Valley and high desert mountains. From Sonoma Cellar, one of Las Vegas’ finest steakhouses. To Grand Cafe with gourmet tastes at café prices. To Cabo, one of the best Mexican restaurants in town. To Feast Buffet, voted Las Vegas Best Buffet numerous times by the Las Vegas Review-Journal. To a huge food court with some great options for quick eats. Nobody does dining better than Sunset Station. The Las Vegas Review Journal gave Sunset Station the nod as “Best Slots” and “Best Video Poker”. And that’s just one indication of how fabulous the Las Vegas gaming is here. We have the latest and greatest games in the Valley including thousands of Jumbo Penny and Jumbo Dollar slots, the most 100% payback video poker games, table games, bingo, keno, live poker and a thrilling race and sports book. No place offers you greater gaming value for your dollar or more chances to hit the jackpot. The nights really heat up at Sunset Station. We have some of the best live music and concerts in Las Vegas. Plus some great, intimate lounges and bars. And the most family attractions you’ll find in town. With more than 13,000 square feet of event space, Sunset Station turns any corporate meeting or event, wedding, birthday or special occasion into the most unforgettable experience. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Sunset Station Hotel Henderson