I had never been to Fremont Street before so decided to stay at this hotel for one night with my mom at the end of a visit with family. I've stayed at Harrah's on the strip a few times, and once the extra fees (resort fee at Harrah's and "Fremont street experience" fee at Golden Nugget) are factored in, the cheapest rooms are very similarly priced at these two hotels. Since my mom has the Landry's select card and it was available, we got the free one category upgrade at Golden Nugget to a Gold Tower room. The room was definitely nicer than what I've stayed in at Harrah's. It looks just like pictured on the website. Plenty of space, nice TV.
The pool was very cool. At least on the weekday we were there, there were kids, but the place was not over-run with them. I enjoyed the slide and watching the sharks. You can easily find shade due to the fact it is in between buildings and we didn't have problems getting a lounger. Throughout the casino floor if you look up there are very cool glass art.
So the negatives- they claim to not charge a resort fee but they do charge a 5$ Fremont street experience fee. Kind of annoying. As a result, they charge for in room coffee and access to the fitness center. We knew this from the webpage. The lounger cushions are starting to show their age, but a minor point since pool towels were plentiful.
Bottom line- I would definitely return!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Golden Nugget Las Vegas is the most luxurious resort on the Fremont Street Experience, and consistently receives critical acclaim for exceeding customer expectations. With more than 2,400 deluxe guestrooms and suites, the Golden Nugget has everything necessary for a top-notch Las Vegas vacation. The high-energy casino features the most popular slot and video poker machines, table games, race and sports book and poker room. Experience nightly entertainment with master impressionist and comedian Gordie Brown and dine at world-class restaurants such as Grotto Italian Ristorante and Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse. Complete with a luxurious spa and salon, The Tank, a year-round outdoor swimming pool complete with a 200,000-gallon, live shark aquarium and the new H20 poolside lounge, there is something for everyone at the Golden NUgget. Take one step inside and you'll see why the Golden Nugget Las Vegas sets the standard for luxury and comfort. We look forward to welcoming you as our guest and hope you enjoy your trip to Las Vegas. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Golden Nugget Las Vegas
- Downtown Las Vegas
- Las Vegas Golden Nugget
- Golden Nugget Hotel Las Vegas