Located just two miles from the Las Vegas strip, Orleans Hotel and Casino is the resort where New Orleans come to life in Vegas. The Mardi Gras theme hotel is owned by Boyd Gaming Corporation, and offers the perfect French Quarter getaway for all to enjoy.
The Orleans Hotel and Casino offers just about everything you will need in a Las Vegas hotel, including a large casino, spacious and well thought out guest rooms and suites, and a collection of other fabulous attractions that are popular with both locals and visitors.
The hotel also offers a free shuttle to and from its sister property, the Gold Coast and the Las Vegas Strip.
The three star Las Vegas resort offers 1,885 beautifully appointed rooms that are grouped into Deluxe Rooms, Premium Rooms and Deluxe Suites.
The suites are available in various styles and sizes such as the 900 Square Feet One Bedroom Executive Suites, the 1,350 Square Feet Louisiana Suites, the 1,800 Square Feet New Orleans Suites and the 2,500 Square Feet Presidential Suites.
The Orleans accommodations are some of the largest rooms in Las Vegas, which feature beautiful views of the glittering Strip or the sweeping mountains.
Offering 450 square feet of well-designed space, the resort’s Deluxe and Premium Rooms will provide you with 24 hour room service, coffee makers, hairdryers, TVs with cable channels and in-room movies, clock radios, one king size or two queen-size beds, as well as refrigerators and high speed internet connection for rent.
Starting at 900 Square feet the suites includes elegant touches like multiple TVs, wet bars with refrigerators, and garden bathtubs. In the bedrooms warm browns, dark tones, glass and hanging wall art decorate the rooms. For additional comfort, the one bedroom suites offer oversized soaking tubs, and separate sitting and dining areas.
Beyond the Mardi Gras decor and elegantly appointed accommodations, The Orleans offers a wide variety of entertainment options for the whole family to enjoy.
The resort features an 18 screen movie theater where you can kick back and catch the newest, best, and most popular flicks. The 70 lane Orleans Bowling Center is home to a bar and lounge area, video arcade, fast food snack bar and a full service pro shop.
Concerts, sporting events and family entertainment can be enjoyed at the large multipurpose Orleans Arena. The Orleans’ showroom hosts a mix of entertainers and events, including comedians, live music and artists like the Temptations and Natalie Cole.
Live music can be enjoyed at Brendan’s Irish Pub along with Irish beers, ales and whiskeys. A Louisiana-style ambiance and live nightly entertainment is offered at the 140 seat Bourbon Street Lounge, with the giant upside down piano hanging from the ceiling. The Orleans’ Time Out Arcade is home to some of the best video and interactive games.
Facials, massages and haircuts are also offered at the hotel’s spa and beauty salon. For some more relaxation, you can soak up the sun at the pool with its large Jacuzzi, cabanas and bar where you can sip on cocktails or your favorite drink.
Food and Drinks
Although the resort is far from the French Quarter, you can savor delicious fare from fast food to fine dining at one of the over 12 on site restaurants. Heading up the hotel’s restaurant is Canal Street, which was Voted “Best Hotel Steak House In Las Vegas” in 2008.
This New Orleans-style restaurant serves a sumptuous menu with fresh seafood, salads, prime rib and succulent steaks. For your dining pleasure, the Prime Rib Loft has a delicious menu and comfortable and attractive ambience.
Overlooking the casino, Prime Rib Loft is famous for its tantalizing prime rib dishes and other mouthwatering selections such as seafood, pasta, beef dishes, chicken, and delicious desserts.
Scrumptious Cajun cuisine like pan roasts, pasta dishes and oysters and clams are available at Big Al’s Oyster Bar. Koji Sushi Bar and China Bistro offer one of the widest varieties of Chinese and Japanese cuisines.
The 24 hour Courtyard Cafe serves a variety of soups, salads, burgers and a selection of New Orleans style specialties. Fresh seafood, Chinese, Mongolian, American, and scrumptious desserts are available at the all you can eat French Market Buffet, one of the best buffets in the city.
Fuddruckers menu features fresh salads, chicken and fish sandwiches, along with world famous hamburgers and beef hot dogs.
You can also savor a variety of other specialties including pizza, Tequila Shrimp, pasta, Mexican Cobb Salad, premium ice creams, milkshakes and sundaes at the resort’s other eateries such as Coasta Cantina, Baskin-Robbins, Subway, T.G.I. Friday’s, Java Vegas Coffee, Sbarro, and Rocky Mountain Chocolate.
Like the city, the 135,000 square foot casino is always active and available for you to try your luck. The Orleans’ casino features over 2,600 slot and video poker machines.
You can sit down at one of the numerous tables and enjoy games like pai gow poker, baccarat, blackjack, craps and let it ride. There’s also a 25 seat race and sports book, which is one of the casino’s best assets. The race and sports book offers 13 betting windows and giant TV screens, for you to watch the games and place your bets.
The 35 table nonsmoking poker room offers exciting tournament action 24 hours a day. The casino’s poker room is one of the most popular in the city and it features plasma screens, Texas Hold ‘Em and other exciting games.
The spacious casino also has a 60-seat Keno Lounge, a private lounge for B Connected Emerald members and a High Limit Slot Salon for you to play high limit games.
A Final Word
Settled right down the street from casinos like the MGM Grand, The Orleans is a budget-friendly Las Vegas hotel with a New Orleans ambiance. At this Vegas property you can celebrate Mardi Gras all year round as well as experience the thrill and excitement of Las Vegas.
The resort is home to a casino, movie theatre and bowling alley. The Orleans is a steal if you don’t mind staying off the Strip when visiting the city.
The 3 star Orleans Hotel and Casino is located at:
4500 W. Tropicana Ave. and Arville St.
Las Vegas, NV 89103