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Get an overview of this hotelOpulent downtown hotel with Fremont Street sound and light show
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A downtown legend
A storied name in Las Vegas, the downtown Golden Nugget Las Vegas Hotel & Casino is 2 miles north of the Strip; the Fremont Street Experience dazzles right outside, nightly.
Pools, spa, nightclubs
Old school meets new school as brass, marble, and chandeliers give way to a fitness center, a heated outdoor pool that surrounds a live-shark aquarium, an adults-only pool, and swanky nightclubs. The on-site spa offers relaxing massages and rejuvenating facials along with signature packages in an environment designed to do nothing but indulge the senses.
A room with a view
Golden Nugget Las Vegas Hotel & Casino rooms and suites offer views of the Las Vegas skyline, surrounding mountains, or pool terrace. Amenities include semi-canopy beds and high-speed Internet access.
Golden Nugget Las Vegas Hotel & Casino
Renovations & Closures
- Swimming pool
- Dining venue
- One of the dining venues
The Golden Nugget Las Vegas Hotel & Casino houses a spa with fitness equipment, salon services, saunas, and steam rooms (additional fees may apply). Another fitness and exercise option is 1 of the 2 heated outdoor pools, known as "The Tank." It surrounds a 20,000-gallon live-shark aquarium with a 3-story waterslide that goes through the middle of the aquarium. Seven private cabanas (surcharge) are available around the pool area. A spa tub is on site.
Guests at this downtown Las Vegas resort can try their luck in the casino and choose from a fine-dining steakhouse, Italian and Asian outlets, buffet dining, and 24-hour cafés and bars.
Headliner acts and other entertainment are hosted nightly in the showroom. Rush Lounge, a Vegas “ultra-lounge,” offers private booths, high-end cocktails, and bottle service. Gold Diggers offers a dance-club atmosphere with cocktails, DJs, and balcony views.
Displayed in the resort lobby is the Hand of Faith, an 875-troy-ounce (60-pound) gold nugget. Discovered in Australia in 1980, this enormous nugget was found with a metal detector just 6 inches below ground.
Both self parking and valet parking are complimentary (gratuity not included) and WiFi for 2 devices is included in the resort fee.
- Express check-in
- Coffee/tea in common areas
- Number of outdoor pools - 2
- Newspapers in lobby (surcharge)
- Number of bars/lounges - 5
- Fitness facilities
- Number of poolside bars - 2
- Full-service spa
- 24-hour front desk
- Business center
- Conference space
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Express check-out
- Meeting rooms
- Free self parking
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Steam room
- WiFi (surcharge)
- Free valet parking
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Number of coffee shops/cafes - 2
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Spa services on site
- Hair salon
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Number of restaurants - 9
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Shopping on site
- Banquet hall
- Spa tub
- Total number of rooms - 2419
- Number of buildings/towers - 4
- Wedding services
- Multilingual staff
Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 0.0 per stay )
Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( USD 0.00 per stay )
Free self parking, Free valet parking
- Premium TV channels
- Pay movies
- Premium bedding
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Free newspaper
- Air conditioning
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Daily housekeeping
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- Cable TV service
- WiFi (surcharge)
- Room service (24 hours)
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
- LED TV
Where to Eat
Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse - This fine-dining restaurant showcases handcrafted mahogany woodwork and plush leather seating; it serves dinners with steaks, lamb, veal chops, Maine lobster, Beluga caviar. A wine cellar houses more than 1,000 bottles.
Grotto Italian Ristorante - This trattoria-style restaurant serves authentic Italian cuisine with “Old World” signature dishes of house-made pastas, antipasti, chicken, veal, seafood, and pizzas for lunch and dinner. There is also an extensive wine list.
The Buffet - This nonsmoking buffet has an array of international cuisine and cooking stations, as well as specials such as “Seafood & More.” Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and Sunday champagne brunch are served.
Lillie's Noodle House - Dine in a contemporary, casual setting from an innovative menu featuring cuisine from regions throughout Asia. Traditional Cantonese, Szechuan, and pan-Asian flavors are served for dinner Tuesday–Saturday; it is closed Sunday and Monday.
Red Sushi - Open evening until late night, this restaurant features sushi and sashimi, as well as Japanese sake and beer selections.
Rush Lounge - This Vegas “ultra-lounge” has private booths, high-end cocktails, and bottle service from early afternoon to late evening.
Claude's Bar - Located in the casino, this bar has sporting events on plasma-screen TVs and is open 24 hours.
The International Beer Bar - Located in the north casino area, this bar has over 40 varieties of beer from Holland, Canada, Ireland, Germany, and other countries and is open 24 hours.
Starbucks - This cafe offers indoor or outdoor seating along Fremont Street 24 hours a day.
Room service - Available 24 hours.
Under a vault of 2 million light bulbs and employing a 550,000-watt sound system, a 4-block pedestrians-only stretch of downtown Las Vegas called Fremont Street Experience presents periodic sound-and-light shows from dusk to midnight. Other day-and-night entertainment on the street includes live music, classic-car displays, and holiday festivals. Like 9 other downtown casino hotels, this resort opens directly onto Fremont Street, creating a lively flow of pedestrian traffic.
Dance the night away at Gold Diggers, Golden Nugget's spot for cocktails, DJs, and balcony views overlooking the Fremont Street Experience. It is open nights Wednesday - Sunday.
Soft lighting, ornate canopies, and brass chandeliers harkening back to the original resort's "gambling hall" distinguish the high-energy casino, which offers 45,000 square feet of slots, video poker, video keno, blackjack, craps, roulette, Pai Gow poker, Caribbean poker, and race and sports betting. In addition, the Golden Nugget offers a 13-table smoke-free poker room with daily Texas Hold'em tournaments.
The 24 Karat Club offers complimentary membership cards that reward slot and video-poker play with cash and/or comps redeemable for food, beverages, and discounted guestrooms. Table-game play also earns comps and discounts.
Age restrictions may apply to entertainment options. Schedules are subject to change without notice.
Nearby Things to Do
The Golden Nugget Las Vegas Hotel & Casino includes a seasonal outdoor pool surrounding a live-shark tank with a 3-story waterslide that goes rights through the middle of the tank. An adults-only infinity pool is available on the third floor. The on-site health spa offers a variety of treatments, fitness equipment, salon services, spa tub, saunas, and steam rooms (additional fees may apply).
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Hot stone massage
- Deep tissue massage
- Prenatal massage
- Sports massage
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body wraps
- Body treatments
- Body scrubs
- Facial treatments
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Hydrotherapy treatments
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time ends at 5 AM
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-out time is 11 AM
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 30.0 per day.
- Cribs (infant beds) are not available.
- Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 60 per pet, per night, plus a deposit of USD 100.00 per night
- Dogs only
- Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
- Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
- Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
- Resort fee: USD 36.16 per accommodation, per night
- Fitness center access
- Internet access
- In-room bottled water
- Self parking
- Valet parking
- Additional inclusions
- Breakfast fee: between USD 12.99 and USD 18.99 per person (approximately)
- Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 0.0 per stay (rates may vary)
- Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 0.00 per stay (rates may vary)
- Pet deposit: USD 100.00 per night
- Pet fee: USD 60 per pet, per night
- Early check-in fee: USD 45.20 (subject to availability)
- Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 30.0 per day
- Facilities fee: USD 25 per person, per day and includes use of:
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We should mention
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Parking height restrictions apply.