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Circus Circus Reno
Ranked #13 of 62 Hotels in Reno
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Reviewed January 16, 2014

Excellent service very clean and spacious. Check in was quick. Rooms were fabulous, no flat screens but very nice rooms and large tv... kids had a blast! For the rate I paid I felt very satisfied.
My entire group was happy.



  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled with family
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Reviewed January 15, 2014

We stayed here because we wanted to try it. It was not what we thought it would be. The rooms where overpriced. And you have to walk thru the casino just to get to your room. We had little ones with us. The rooms where the same as you would see in any hotel. I just expected more from this hotel. Will not be staying here again.

  • Stayed: December 2013
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Thank Denise D
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Krystal P, Public Relations Manager at Circus Circus Reno, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2014

We apologize for your less-than-stellar stay. What were you expecting so we can keep that in mind for future visits? We have access to the hotel rooms which are not through the casinos, as we keep the little ones in mind since we have our popular Midway. Wishing you the best in 2014 and hope you return.

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Reviewed January 14, 2014

We really loved the newly renovated rooms and the service at the Hotel. The employees are very friendly and the atmosphere is fun and festive. The midway is really fun and we enjoyed the circus shows, especially the dogs. Keep up the good work and we look forward to our next visit.

  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled with friends
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Krystal P, Public Relations Manager at Circus Circus Reno, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2014

Thank you for the wonderful review! We will definitely keep up the good work to keep you coming back!

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Reviewed January 14, 2014

I have been staying at this hotel every year during the holidays for the past 7 years, but never again. We had just finished checking in (at 3pm) and were in the elevator going to our mini-suite in the newer Sky Tower wing. After passing the 12th floor the elevator suddenly stopped, the interior lights blinked and we 'free fell' for a couple of floors ! My daughters let out a terrifying scream and were very scared ! We came to a stop with a load bang (emergency brake ?) somewhere between the 10th and 11th floor. I tried to push the alarm but it was only a momentary switch. Finally after what seemed like a minute or two (whole ordeal only lasted about 20 seconds) the car started moving up again and stopped at the 11th floor. The other family and mine exited as fast as we could. My daughters were still visibly upset, so we took the stairs for the final 6 floors.
I called the lobby, but it was a super busy check in/out time, so I walked down to get the rest of the luggage (yes 17 stories !). When I got back to the elevator area there was a long line due to the fact that maintenance had shut off all elevators for repair. We only had the room for one night, so we decided to use the stairs for the few remaining trips to the games/dining.
FYI - the 'bad' elevator is the one located at the north east corner out of the six that are in the Sky Tower. Good Luck !

  • Stayed: December 2013, traveled with family
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Krystal P, Public Relations Manager at Circus Circus Reno, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2014

We are so sorry you had a bad experience on the elevator. Engineering responded right away to the issue, causing the elevator to be shut down for repairs. We take the safety of our guests very seriously and would never want you to feel unsafe in our hotel. We are wishing you all the best in 2014 and hope you return!

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Reviewed January 13, 2014

Circus circus is better for the family that has young children's, they can let them play games,and watch free shows every 30 minutes, service staff is very nice and well train. My family love to stay here.

  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled with family
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Reviewed January 12, 2014

We had a very enjoyable time, like always, on this visit. It was our first stay at the Circus Circus Hotel/Casino and we would definitely recommend it to anyone. The price was very reasonable...not that we did not give plenty back in the casino...lol... We got married in Reno in January 1990 and come back pretty much every year since for a getaway. Along with some quality time with my lovely wife. We have never had a bad visit and this hotel is no exception.

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  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled as a couple
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Krystal P, Public Relations Manager at Circus Circus Reno, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2014

First, congratulations on your anniversary! We are so honored you chose us as your celebration destination! Keep coming back and we will keep supplying the "fun!"

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Reviewed January 7, 2014

I enjoyed my stay. I won. I would deffinetly recommend for you to stay a night there. Great size of room for the price that they ask for. Totally comftorable beds. I won in the arcades. It was a wonderful stay. Nice employees and helpful. I'm coming back again that's for sure.

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Additional Information about Circus Circus Reno

Address: 500 N Sierra St, Reno, NV 89503-4717
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:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Reno
#6 Casino Hotel in Reno
#10 Family Hotel in Reno
#13 Romantic Hotel in Reno
Price Range: $49 - $176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Circus Circus Reno 3.5*
Number of rooms: 1572
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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Circus Hotel Reno
Reno Circus Circus Hotel

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