Las Vegas is famous for its luxurious themed hotels, decadent casinos and the high price tags that comes with them.

The magnificent city of lights and entertainment capital of the world hosts hundreds of famous shows, world-class golf and spa resorts, top-rated restaurants, and of course the thrill of the casinos.

But what about travelers who are on the economy plan, how do they get the Vegas experience? Well there is the Best Western Casino Royale.

Formerly the Casino Royale, the Best Western Casino Royale is a unique hotel and casino on the Las Vegas Strip.

The property is located across the strip from the Mirage Volcano, between the Venetian and Harrah’s and is the ideal location for anyone wanting to stay at a prime Strip location.

The hotel is a cheaper alternative for those wanting to have fun on the Strip and is willing to sacrifice a bit of luxury to do this.

The Hotel

The 152 room hotel and casino sits on 30,000 square feet and is best known for its slot promotions and $1 Michelobs.

Best Western Casino Royale’s comfortable rooms are spacious and clean and come with everything you need for a superb Las Vegas experience. The modern rooms are non-smoking and recently underwent an upgrade to include beautiful granite countertops and luxurious bedding.

Best Western Casino Royale Room

Best Western Casino Royale Room

All 152 rooms at this three-story Las Vegas hotel feature a soothing decor and are equipped with cable television service, flat-panel TVs, work desks, mini-fridges and coffeemakers.

Additional features include select Best Western amenities, daily housekeeping, concierge services, complimentary wireless Internet access and tour and ticket assistance.

The bathrooms feature bathtubs or showers with hair dryers and all the necessities to ensure a comfortable stay. The hotel also has a 24-hour fitness room, a seasonal outdoor pool and an onsite business center, for you to catch up on some work.

There is no show or lounge act at Best Western Casino Royale, and the casino (Casino Royale) on the property is the only form of onsite entertainment that you will find.

Food and Drink

When it comes time to eat there are several on-site restaurants along with a coffee shop/café for you to take advantage of.

The dining facilities at Best Western Casino Royale serves delicious American, Australian and Italian cuisines. This includes Outback Steakhouse and Dennys which both specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Dennys is open 24 hours.

Dennys Las Vegas Casino Royale

Dennys Las Vegas Casino Royale

There is also a 24 hour Subway restaurant as well as Noble Romans Pizza, which serves delicious Italian cuisine and the diner, Footlong Hot Dogs. What’s more the hotel’s prime location on the Las Vegas Strip will put you steps away from some of the city’s best restaurants.

The Casino


If you want to try your luck, the hotel’s best feature is its 17,500 square feet of casino space.

The full casino offers all the popular games you would want to play, including blackjack switch, Caribbean Stud Poker, crap and roulette in a cheerful and friendly atmosphere.

Casino Royale caters to low rollers, and features low table minimums for your convenience and enjoyment. There are also over 500 slot and video poker games, including Wheel of Fortune and Megabucks on offer at this Vegas Strip casino.

For refreshments while you gamble, the casino’s cocktail service is also quite good.

Final Word

The location and casino is the main draw at this 4 Star mid-range casino hotel. It’s hard to find a budget friendly hotel that will put you right in the middle of all the action of the Las Vegas Strip and offer table minimums at the casino.

This means that regardless of your budget, you will have the chance to enjoy all that the city has to offer, including some of the best shops, famous landmarks, lively entertainment, the vibrant nightlife and other attractions such as the Sands Expo and Convention Center.

The hotel is also conveniently located to the Grand Central Shoppes at the Venetian, Siegfried and Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat, Madame Tussaud’s Las Vegas, White Tiger Habitat at the Mirage and Masquerade Show in the Sky at the Rio.

Also, for those who are interested, Best Western Casino Royale is also a short drive from Hoover Dam.

Over all, this Las Vegas hotel and casino is pretty good value for your money, and unlike some other similarly priced properties, the drinks are cheap, the rooms are affordable and casino’s table minimums are low, which makes it well worth it.

So if you can keep your expectations reasonable, you will not be disappointed.