Golden Gate Hotel
Established in 1906, the ideally-located Golden Gate
Las Vegas is the most historic hotel in the city, and
in 2008, the Las Vegas Review-Journal voted it
the Best downtown Las
Vegas hotel. With the address of Number One Fremont
Street, this property is full of history and right on
the famous and dynamic Fremont
Street Experience. This is where the city of Las Vegas
was born, and the Golden Gate Casino evokes the Roaring
20s and the days of the Rat Pack. With only 106 charming
newly renovated rooms, the family-run Golden Gate Hotel
and Casino is one of the boutique
hotels Las Vegas can be proud of.
Golden Gate Las Vegas
Even the food here is historic, as Golden Gate Las Vegas
claims to serve the "best tail in town," referring
to its shrimp cocktail. In 1959, Golden Gate partner Italo
Ghelfi introduced the first shrimp cocktail-and
the hotel is still serving it exactly the same way it
did 50 years ago. The Golden Gate Casino appears on many Las Vegas restaurants list simply for its trademark shrimp cocktail. You can
join the Club 1906 when you check in, and earn points
when you play the slots. Upscale, casual dining Du-par's Restaurant and Bakery, where you can find the famous shrimp
Like most Downtown Las Vegas properties, Golden Gate Hotel and Casino relies primarily on its exciting location for entertainment. There's live grand piano music in the casino bar, but all you have to do is step outside to be enveloped in the booming sound and light of the Fremont Street Experience.
Golden Gate Las Vegas Rooms
In 1905, the land that Golden Gate Hotel and Casino sits on sold for a total of $1,750. When the hotel opened a year later, you could get a room for a dollar a night. In 1907, the hotel boasted the city's first telephone, all you did was ask the operator to "ring 1, please." Today, a room costs a bit more and the phone is direct dial. There are 122 rooms & suites in this historic boutique hotel, and you'll probably want to book ahead. The rooms have all been newly renovated, and the recent renovation added 14 "Golden Gate Suites" as well we two penthouse suites. You're apt to find most rooms are relatively small by Vegas standards, which is only to be expected of a downtown hotel with such a history. Golden Gate Las Vegas sits on prime real estate right in the dazzling downtown heart of the city.
Golden Gate Las Vegas has lived through the 1909 gambling
prohibition and gambling's reinstatement in 1935.
If any gaming casino offers a friendly and intimate, family-run
atmosphere, here's where you'll find it. The
Golden Gate Hotel and Casino features traditional favorites
like Wheel of Fortune, Mega Bucks and Monopoly, along
with all the hot new themes. The pit offers friendly games
of blackjack, craps, roulette and Texas Hold'em
Bonus. Remember to join the Club 1906 when you arrive,
so you can earn redeemable points as you play. The Golden
Gate Casino is a little jewel of Downtown Las Vegas, and
is certainly worth a look.