True to its reputation as a hip party destination, Las Vegas is a traveler’s playground.The energetic city is the place where hotels and resorts are often the hottest places to see and be seen.
In Las Vegas many of the city’s resorts have hundreds of hotel rooms–offering luxury in every sense of the word. The city’s luxury hotels are known for their plush accommodations and exemplary service.
Some however are on a very different level.
A prime example is the world famous Bellagio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
Luxury beyond belief
The Bellagio is an incredibly beautiful resort, luxury hotel and casino located on the Las Vegas Strip.This stylish resort is owned by MGM Resorts International and is modelled on an elegant Italian village.
Built on the site of the demolished Dunes hotel and casino, a trip to Bellagio will instantly transport you to an elegant European resort, filled with lavish rooms, award-winning restaurants and attractions.
This is probably the reason for its popular status among the world’s richest gamblers, millionaires and billionaires.
Seriously folks this place is out of control.
The fountain-fronted property offers generously proportioned accommodations with beautiful views of the invigorating Las Vegas ‘Strip’, stunning fountains or the beautiful valley and mountain surroundings.
Bellagio is the embodiment of Vegas luxury, which is evident in its 3,933 deluxe rooms and suites that have all been refurbished. There are also an additional 928 rooms and suites in the Spa Tower.
A trip to the resort will have you walking through the spectacular glass-domed conservatory with its display of 2,000 hand-blown glass flowers.
Immerse yourself in luxurious, plush comfort in one of the resort’s well-furnished deluxe rooms. The 510-square-foot luxurious rooms come with a convenient sitting area and a sophisticated entertainment center.
The resort’s deluxe rooms come in three color schemes and the bathrooms combine Italian marble deep soaking tubs with glass-enclosed showers and lighted makeup mirrors to round out the contemporary décor.
The AAA Five Diamond Award-winning Las Vegas hotel suites are elegantly designed to feel more like a luxurious residence than a temporary getaway.
The resort’s range of suites include Salone, Bellagio, Cypress, Tower, Penthouse, Executive and Executive Parlor, Grand Lakeview, Presidential and the Chairman Suite.
The comforting layouts feature separate living rooms, beautiful king-sized beds with luxurious linens and plush bathrooms with ‘his’ steam shower and a soaking whirlpool tub for ‘her.’ These lavish suites are chock full of modern technologies, conveniences and extra-spacious floor plans.
Among the amenities are a custom pillow-top mattress, air-conditioning, complimentary high-speed Internet access, LCD Flat Panel HDTV, a bedside iHome docking station, electronic drapes and lavishly stocked mini-bars.
FYI, the Lounge is only available if you are staying in one of the Penthouse Suites.
Bellagio’s main highlights are its elaborate Italian-themed courtyard with five swimming pools, beautiful sculptures, and of course the huge fountains at the front of the property.
The MGM Resorts International property’s most famous feature, The Fountains, is renowned for its choreographed water feature with shows set to light and music.
The water shows takes place at different intervals throughout the afternoon to midnight and is visible from several vantage points along the Strip.
Before a water show begins, the lights illuminating the hotel tower changes color based on the music.
As for entertainment, there are endless opportunities available to keep you occupied. The resort is home to the Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art which houses exhibitions of paintings, sculptures and other works by some of the world’s most influential artists, including Picasso.
Cirque du Soleil’s O is an aerial, visually stunning show that incorporates the elements of air, fire and water in a spectacular performance.
The Show “O” is considered one of the best in Vegas and there are also several bronze sculptures of dancers and acrobats in the lobby.
You ccan also experience nature’s grandeur in full bloom at the Conservatory and Botanical Gardens — the garden that evolves with the seasons. For a sophisticated and stylish nightlife, a trip to one of the stylish, chic bars or nightclubs on site is warranted.
The Bank Nightclub with its etched-glass railings, and remarkable crystal chandeliers and Lily Bar and Lounge with its imported Spanish stone tabletops will have you relaxing over delicious cocktails, good liquor and alfresco entertainment in a more exclusive, intimate evening experience.
The award-winning beauty oasis, Spa Bellagio offers a full complement of therapeutic therapies and treatments. Located on the second floor of the hotel and with its main goal of pampering, you can restore, revive and replenish in a luxurious 65,000-square-foot spa setting.
Spa Bellagio offers 56 treatment rooms with separate men’s and women’s spa areas. This means you can unwind in total comfort while experiencing a variety of worldly treatments and therapies, including Water and Thai Yoga Massage.
The hotel has 5 beautiful pools and private cabanas in courtyard settings. A quiet hallway overlooking the villa-style pool area marks the perfect spot to just sit back, relax and enjoy the spectacular pool complex. Be sure to check out the magnificent Bellagio Lake.
Shopping at the Bellagio
Just as impressive as the accommodations is shopping along Via Bellagio. The promenade of shops are high-end and exclusive. This means you will find an impressive list of shops including Chanel, Dior, Louis Vuitton and Prada.
Several luxury retailers like Bellissimo and Platino can be found along the pool promenade. From designer boutiques to Bellagio signature shops, you’re sure to find something to suit your taste.
There is a superb array of dining choices at Bellagio, including 8 fine-dining restaurants offering delicious cuisine in a variety of styles. The hotel is the only North American resort to house two Five Diamond award-winning restaurants under one roof.
For a first rate dining experience, prepare to be dazzled by the generous servings of flavors and treats at the AAA Five-Diamond Award-winning Le Cirque and Picasso. Enjoy a view of the fountains as you dine at Todd English’s Olives, delicious contemporary Japanese dishes at Yellowtail or visit Jean Philippe Pâtisserie, Café Gelato the Palio Café to pick up a sweet treat.
There are also several casual eats to cater to your every craving for breakfast, lunch and dinner such as Café Bellagio, Noodles and The Buffet.
The Bellagio is a professional poker player’s paradise. The huge gaming floor is one of the best in Vegas and covers 116,000 square feet.
The ultra-sleek casino offers an ace array of slots and table games to satisfy all types of gamblers, including blackjack, roulette, Let It Ride, baccarat, craps and race and sports book houses. The casino’s poker room is spacious with 40 tables, two high-limit areas and it is home to many of the world’s best players.
The resort’s Bobby’s Room hosts the highest limit poker action in the world. Club Privé is the resort’s high-limit lounge where you can enjoy a combination of seclusion and amenities, including a speakeasy-style bar while playing your favorite games.
Grand, both in scale and in design Bellagio is famed for its elegance. As one of the two certified five diamond hotels in Las Vegas, the resort and casino offers you a wonderland of hotel rooms and suites that are an epitome of quality, romance and elegance on The Strip. The resort’s luxurious rooms with inviting furnishings, fine art and convenience combined with the entertainment, gourmet restaurants and upscale shopping creates the perfect location to pamper, indulge and treat yourself in Las Vegas.