A crown jewel of the desert and an icon in Las Vegas is the magnificent Luxor Hotel and Casino on the southern end of the Strip in Paradise, Nevada.
Home to the most powerful light beam, which is visible from up to 250 miles, Luxor is a pyramid shaped hotel that brings ancient Egypt to Las Vegas.
Friendly and accommodating, Luxor is located between the Mandalay Bay and Excalibur resorts. The resort offers a unique architecture from which you can explore anything and anywhere in Las Vegas.
Designed after the famous Egyptian pyramids, Luxor is a marvelous black glass resort on the Strip. The pyramid style 30 story resort features a Sphinx at the entrance and two 22 story towers.
Touches of Egypt can also be found in the lobby and main entrance. Luxor comes complete with the largest atrium, huge columns, statues, the most powerful light beam and hieroglyphic reliefs to create a unique attraction on the Strip.
Luxor hotel room
Luxor’s 4,400 rooms and lavish spa suites is one of the best bargains on the Strip. The resort’s accommodation has everything you need for a comfortable stay and there is no holding back on the goodies either.
The comfortable and spacious accommodations are accessible via an “inclinator.” The Pyramid Deluxe Room captures the exciting vibes of Vegas and feature flat screen TVs and either two queen beds or a spacious king bed.
The Tower Deluxe Room were recently renovated and offer separate showers and baths, stunning city views and marble countertops. The 449 square foot of Player Deluxe Rooms offer comfort and style with pillow-top mattresses, full desk and comfortable sitting areas.
The Pyramid Suites are breathtaking and offer a relaxing oasis with slanted walls, separate sitting rooms, your very own private spa tubs and premium bedding for your comfort. The resort’s expansive Tower Luxury Suites are beautifully decorated and feature 780 square feet of space for your convenience.
Luxor Hotel Suite
There are also floor-to-ceiling windows with views of the city, separate living room and bedroom areas. Luxor’s Tower Premier Suite are huge and offer 1050 square feet of beautifully decorated space.
These suites boasts stocked living rooms, full wet bars, flat screen TVs, and beautiful bathrooms with separate showers and baths.
As it relates to entertainment, the Luxor has a little something for everyone. The resort diverse entertainment include performances from celebrities including comedian Carrot Top.
If you are into Las Vegas shows, Luxor is home to Cirque du Soleil presents Criss Angel Believe, where mind-blowing illusions pairs with the spectacle of Cirque du Soleil.
Criss Angel Believe
Fantasy, is one of the leading topless shows in Las Vegas and is suitable for both men and women.
There’s also the 90-minute production, Menopause The Musical, which will have you in stitches; Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition will transport you back in time to experience the tragedy of the famous ocean-liner; while Bodies…The Exhibition will take you on an intimate and informative anatomical journey into the human body.
In the night, the sophisticated, chic and energetic 26,000 square-foot LAX Nightclub with its shimmering chandeliers, luxurious lofts and dance floor provides a spot for you to dance the night away.
For a little relaxation, Nurture Spa and Salon offers a menu that includes massages, facials, body treatments and professional hair, nail and makeup services. There is also a 19,000 square foot pool area with four large pools, lounge chairs and private cabanas.
Luxor offers shopping at its onsite stores such as Essentials and 24/7, LX Logo, Everything’s $10 Boutique, Luxor Pool Store and Zippo.
Food and Drinks
Although the resort is not as big on the dining scene like some of the other Las Vegas resorts, Luxor is home to several excellent restaurants. The gourmet restaurant TENDER steak & seafood serves up a delicious selection of steaks to satisfy your palate.
Seafood lovers will love the restaurant’s fishes big eye tuna, while TENDER is the only spot in Vegas where you can find bison.
Tender interior Las Vegas
Sit back and enjoy the casual dining atmosphere at Rice & Company along with a mouthwatering menu that features tasty Japanese and Chinese cuisine along with sushi, sashimi and teriyaki with a tropical spin.
Tacos & Tequila and Chef Richard Sandoval serves modern Mexican cuisine and an array of tequila-based drinks in a rock ‘n’ roll setting.
The Luxor’s dining offerings are completed by the popular East Coast bar and pub with American-style cuisine, Public House; MORE The Buffet at Luxor with its casual dining experience; the New York style deli, Backstage Deli and a stylish food court offering quick snacks and beverages.
There is also Pyramid Café where a range of delicious breakfast and lunch options can be found while a variety of frozen yogurt flavors with all your favorite toppings are on offer at Blizz Frozen Yogurt & Desserts.
The centrally located Centra Bar & Lounge is where you can sip cocktails while playing your favorite poker and video slot games. Aurora offers a variety of contemporary cocktails and specialty drinks.
Flight serves up specialty beer, modern cocktails and creative beverages; while the High Bar has all the drinks and excitement you could ever want. At Playbar you can wager on all sports while enjoying Luxor’s signature sips.
All of your gaming pleasures can be fullfilled on the exciting casino floor. Luxor’s casino is over 120,000 square feet and include all the hottest games to keep you occupied.
The Luxor Casino
At Luxor, you can play Roulette, Baccarat, Video Poker, Pai Gow Poker, Blackjack, Craps, Keno, Slots and Megabucks.
The Casino floor also features dancing dealers at The Party Pit, where you can enjoy music while playing your game of choice. There is also a poker room that is suitable for players of all levels, a High Limit area for players who like to play big and a Race and Sports Book for you to wager and watch the biggest sporting events and races.
A Final Word
You can’t miss Luxor with its large black pyramid and beacon of white light at the apex. The resort’s fun Egyptian theme, full range of nightlife, dining and four pools, means the Luxor is a hit with both adults and children.
This hotel is also ideal for leisure, business and family travelers. Overall, Luxor is an excellent, affordably priced resort on the Strip where you can do it all.
The resort offers numerous entertainment options, good restaurants and intriguing exhibits, along with convenient access to a world-class attractions and shopping in Las Vegas.