Settled on the corner of the Las Vegas Strip is the Excalibur Hotel and Casino, the magnificent Arthurian white castle with its colorful facade.
Named after King Arthur’s famous sword, Excalibur is one of the Strip’s most popular themed hotels, and was modeled after Arthur’s court in Camelot.
The iconic property is one of the Strip’s more family friendly hotels and it comes complete with a drawbridge and a surrounding moat.
Excalibur has everything you would expect from any of the city’s top resorts – from excellent dining and entertainment, to twenty-four hour casino action and kids’ friendly activities.
As one of the largest hotels in the world, Excalibur is owned and operated by MGM Resorts International.
Excalibur at night
With its lofty towers, wood paneling, stone columns and candle chandeliers, the hotel covers over 70 acres and features over 4,000 guestrooms and suites, most of which offer a modern take on the castle-themed rooms.
The accommodations come in the form of Contemporary Rooms, Tower Rooms and suites where you can experience comfort with touches of warm tones and hardwood furnishings to make you feel right at home.
Excalibur Living Room
The suites feature full living rooms, dining areas, spa rooms and bathrooms with marble showers.
Two thousand of the hotel’s rooms are widescreen rooms which have been recently upgraded to include floor to ceiling windows, large bathrooms with granite countertops, modern décor and upgraded amenities.
Excalibur’s long list of features include flat screen TVs, pillow-top mattresses, high speed internet access and iPod-compatible clock radios.
Excalibur Hotel is one of the few hotels in Las Vegas that provides services and amenities to keep both adults and children satisfied.
Among these are the Fun Dungeon with its variety of carnival-style games; and the Court Jester’s Stage in the Medieval Village arcade.
Excalibur Fun dungeon final
Fun Dungeon’s games include 16 Carnival Midways, 65 Arcade Games and10 Sports Games, while the Court Jester’s Stage is where music, juggling, and other entertainment can be enjoyed.
The hotel’s expansive pool area features well equipped cabanas, a fire pit, sun decks, a thrilling waterslide and a private and cozy atmosphere for a relaxing experience.
Besides the games, in the evenings there is the medieval themed dinner show, Tournament of Kings, where you can experience the gallantry from the tales about King Arthur along with dancing maidens and fireworks.
Excalibur is home to Thunder from Down Under, the all-male strip show, which is rated as one of the best all-male revues in Las Vegas.
The resort is also home to one of the most loved acts in musical history, The Australian Bee Gees Show, which pays tributes to the Brothers Gibb’s success as rock and disco legends.
Need a bit of pampering? You can spoil yourself with a range of relaxing and revitalizing treatments, massages, body wraps, and facials at the 13,000 square foot Spa at Excalibur. The spa features eleven specialized treatment rooms as well as four sparkling pools next to it.
After all that pampering, you can treat yourself to a haircut or styling at Kristina’s Salon, before hitting the town. There is also the Canterbury Wedding Chapel if you want to get married.
For a little more exploration, there is a tram connecting Excalibur to its neighboring sister properties, Mandalay Bay and Luxor. There are also overhead pedestrian bridges connecting the resort to the neighboring New York-New York and Tropicana resorts.
Food & Drinks
Excalibur has several restaurants and the perfect atmosphere for a superb dining. Enjoy Old World hospitality and traditional Italian meals at the Buca Di Beppo. The award winning Steakhouse at Camelot offers decadent desserts, the finest cuts of beef, along with the freshest seafood.
Steakhouse at Camelot
Dick’s Last Resort features a bar and stage along with a deliciously messy cuisine, including Mumbo Jumbo Chicky Wings and Macho Nachos. At Johnny Rockets, you can enjoy great-tasting American favorites, including hamburgers, crispy fries and premium shakes and malts.
The Mexican grill BAJA FRESH serves freshly made dishes in a cheerful surrounding. While the 25,000 square foot Castle Walk Food Court is the place to grab quick and casual meals at one of the many eateries. In room dining is also available at the hotel.
The hotel’s classic motorcycle-themed rock bar, Octane Lounge and The Lounge on the casino level offer upbeat ambiances where you can start your evening with a full bar menu and signature cocktails, while enjoying live music or socializing with friends.
Excalibur Casino slots
Excalibur boasts a 100,000-square-foot casino, and is most famous as the place where the largest slot machine jackpot was ever won. The casino offers a wide array of games and slots machines for you to test your luck.
This includes craps, roulette, baccarat, video poker, backjack, pai gow and keno. Excalibur’s casino also has a 150 seat sports book with TVs, a poker room and lower table minimums than many of the other Strip casinos.
One of the most unique features of the casino is the colorful roof above the gaming floor, which boasts original stained glass panels.
For a bit more excitement, you can visit The Party Pit, where scantily clad girls dance while you play blackjack three-card poker and roulette. So you won’t be disappointed by this casino.
A Final Word
When you want to take a break from it all, Excalibur is a good quality, family value oriented resort that offers endless activities for all ages.
This casino hotel offers a thrilling casino experience, fantastic dining and a variety of activities such as the Midway carnival game room and the hotel’s wonderful lounge.
If you are looking to connect to other hotels, Excalibur is connected to the Luxor and Mandalay Bay via a tram and New York-New York and the Tropicana by the pedestrian bridge.
The hotel’s ideal location on the Strip, means you are centrally located to all the action at the southern end of the Strip. Excalibur is ideal for anyone who is budget conscious and looking for a good time.