With bright neon lights, state of the art casinos, and a horde of unique attractions, Downtown Las Vegas is the central business district of the city.
Affectionately known as Glitter Gulch, the neighborhood is centered around the pedestrian walkway, Fremont Street, and is Las Vegas’ original town site and gambling district.
Downtown is home to the city’s very first hotels and casinos which provides a unique alternative to Las Vegas entertainment.
There are lots of advantages to spending your time Downtown with one of the biggest being the newly opened Downtown Grand Hotel and Casino.
Formerly the Lady Luck Hotel & Casino, Downtown Grand is a unique, authentic, urban hotel and casino located at 3rd Street and East Ogden Avenue in the center of downtown Las Vegas.
The 6.27 acres casino hotel underwent a massive renovation and is owned by the CIM Group and operated by Fifth Street Gaming.
The industrial chic Downtown Grand is the centerpiece of the new neighborhood and entertainment district, Downtown 3rd.
The hotel is one of the finest accommodation options in the city and is ideal for those that desire a stylish hotel and a unique experience.
With understated luxury and attentive yet obtrusive service, Downtown Grand comprises of two towers, which are joined by an elevated walkway.
Together the Casino Tower and the Grand Tower, which are 17 and 25-story respectively is home to the hotel’s 629 rooms and suites, which set the standard for style and sophistication in downtown Las Vegas.
Downtown Grand Room
The base-level Deluxe rooms are stylish, comfortable and boasts 350 square feet of space. With one of these rooms you will have the choice of either one king or two queen beds with presidential pillow top mattresses and luxurious bedding for your comfort.
The hotel’s elegant deep red color palette premium rooms are 450 square feet in size and are mostly corner rooms, featuring expansive city or mountain views.
Your other options will include the 680 square feet One Bedroom Suites which offer separate sleeping areas with luxurious bedding and comfortable living rooms for entertainment and the 720 square feet City Suites with floor to ceiling windows and whirlpool tubs in an expanded bathroom.
For the ultimate comfort, one of the 1150 square foot Grand Suites with floor to ceiling windows, separate living, dining, bar and bedroom areas will keep you comfortable.
A Deluxe Room at Downtown Grand
All of Downtown Grand’s guestrooms and suites are elegantly designed and feature alarm clocks, work desks, flat screen HD TVs with cable, pillow top mattresses with pillows and USB power outlets.
The modern bathrooms feature stylish sinks, showers or combination showers and tubs and a range of environmentally friendly amenities for a more sophisticated and stylish stay.
If you are traveling on business, there are also spacious desks built into each room as well as high-speed wireless Internet access for you to stay connected.
Food & Drink
When it’s time for you to grab a bite to eat or to drink, the hotel’s collection of restaurants and bars offer a broad spectrum of culinary experiences to satisfy your cravings.
For a smart, upscale dining experience, you will enjoy the timeless atmosphere at Triple George Grill. This restaurant serves mouthwatering appetizers and some of the best steak and seafood in town. Directly off the Casino Floor is the restaurant, S+O.
At this establishment you can enjoy a range of tantalizing dishes that highlights the tastes of the Far East. The Commissary offers a unique dining experience in the form of three distinctive food flavor profiles — Rotisserie, Artisan Latin and a selection of burgers and hand-crafted milk shakes from the internationally acclaimed chef Richard Sandoval.
Picnic is the urban rooftop pool retreat where you can spread out a blanket and enjoy unique seasonal cocktails and outdoor dining Vegas style. Picnic features a retro pool area with incredible views of downtown Las Vegas.
The restaurant also offers picnic baskets packed with tasty treats for you to share with your friends or family.
Picnic at the Downtown Grand
For winding up or down, Downtown Grand offers 5 distinctive bars for you to relax. The hotel’s lobby bar, Artbar is where you can kick back and relax with hand-crafted cocktails and tapas.
Located next to Triple George is one of downtown Vegas favorite bars, Mob Bar. This bar is only opened on Friday and Saturday nights and will offer you a sophisticated scene with live music and your favorite handcrafted cocktail.
Downtown Grand’s main casino bar, Furnace sits in the middle of the action and is where you can drink and delight in video poker and enjoy a high-energy vibe. Ninth Island offers a convenient spot for you to sip on daiquiris, Hawaiian Shave Ice and your favorite shot.
The lively walk up rooftop bar on the third floor of the Casino Tower at Picnic is quite decent and offers the perfect place to just relax with your favorite drink.
Furnace Bar Downtown Grand
Just as with most hotels in Las Vegas, Downtown Grand offers a full service casino and great service that is more than accommodating.
The hotel’s 30,000 square foot casino boasts and chic décor which incorporates a beautiful brick façade, reclaimed brick walls, ornate fixtures, chandeliers, canopies and rust and graffiti for a gaming environment unlike any other in Las Vegas.
Apart from its cool decor the casino houses over 600 high tech slot machines and table games, including Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Pai Gow Poker, 3-Card Poker and Big 6. There is also a race and sports book with its walk-up window for you to get down to business with wagering.
Gaming can also be enjoyed at Picnic on the rooftop. The casino’s Grand High Limit area features HD TVs for a better gaming experience and is available if you want a chance to win big. To complete the casino’s gaming offerings there is a richly appointed 888 Baccarat room.
Gaming at Downtown Grand
A Final Word
With stylish hotel rooms for an upgraded sleeping experience, on-site dining and gaming, Downtown Grand offers plenty of fun, high energy and an intimate environment for anyone visiting Las Vegas.
The hotel’s convenient location and modern conveniences are its main attractions for tourists and locals alike to the area.
If you choose to stay at the Downtown Grand you will be just steps away from the renowned Fremont Street Experience, the Mob Museum, the Neon Museum and the Smith Center, which are available for you to explore during your down time.