The Hilton Hotel Las Vegas is not only one of the largest casino hotels in Las Vegas. It is also the largest Hilton in the world. It is located on 80,000 acres of land, and has a 100,000-square-foot casino. Additionally, the Hilton Hotel Las Vegas has the largest Vegas Sports Book. The sign that is located in front of the Hilton Hotel Las Vegas is the largest free standing sign in the world. Given its location adjacent to the Las Vegas Convention Center, as well as its own convention center within the hotel itself, the Hilton Hotel Las Vegas is a popular lodging destination for convention attendees.
The Hilton Hotel Las Vegas was built in 1969. At the time, the hotel was called the International Hotel. It was the largest hotel in the world. The famous singer Barbara Streisand was the opening night act. Afterwards, Elvis Presley would perform 58 consecutively sold out shows. This would break a record in Las Vegas performance history. The hotel was purchased by the Hilton Hotels Corporation in 1970. In 1971, the Hilton Hotel in Las Vegas was featured as the “Whyte House Casino” in the James Bond film, Diamonds are Forever. The Hilton Hotel Las Vegas Nevada is where Demi Moore blew on Robert Redford’s dice in the film, Indecent Proposal. Who knows, maybe you will get lucky.
Accommodations at the Hilton Hotel Las Vegas
The rooms are quite spectacular at the Hilton Hotel Las Vegas Nevada. For fun, try one of the Classic Theme Suites, which can feature 1920s décor, or African Safari and Bahamas themes. The Tower Suites at the Hilton Hotel Las Vegas Nevada may be more expensive, but they offer snacks at about 5:00 PM, as well as continental breakfast in the morning. This can save you some money on the mini bar and breakfast.
Deluxe rooms feature one king-sized bed or two double beds. Amenities include:
- Air Conditioning
- Cable TV
- High Speed Internet Connection
- 27" TV with Wireless Internet Access
- Connecting Rooms
- Lever-Door Handles
- Non-Smoking Rooms
- Showers for the Disabled
- Two Phones
- Telephone Voice Mail
- Visual Strobe for Hearing Impaired
Activities at the Hilton Las Vegas
Star Trek: The Experience
Are you a “Trekkie?” The Hilton Hotel in Las Vegas has a special treat for you! Star Trek: The Experience is a theme park located within the hotel that takes its inspiration from the fictional Star Trek universe. A popular attraction at the Star Trek Experience is the Borg Invasion 4-D Ride. The ride uses advanced technology to convince you that you are having a scary encounter with a Borg. Resistance is futile! You will be assimilated! The other ride at the Star Trek Experience is the Klingon Invasion, were you evade the Klingon warship in a 24th-century Enterprise shuttle craft. The museum at the Star Trek Experience contains a number of items from Star Trek history. They also have a Star Trek Timeline, as well as a display of the various Star Trek alien races. Afterwards, you can relax; have drinks or a meal at Quark’s Bar and Restaurant. The restaurant is set in a gigantic “star field,” complete with a huge spacecraft hovering above you. Star Trek: The Experience is a great reason to stay at the Hilton Hotel in Las Vegas.
The $18 million Hilton pool features fully-stocked private cabanas, as well as the popular Cabana bar. It’s a perfect place to cool off from the Vegas heat.
The Spa at The Las Vegas Hilton is located on the third floor recreation deck. It features an indoor steam and sauna rooms as well as state-of-the-art fitness equipment. Admission to the Hilton Spa includes use of fitness equipment, spas, steam rooms, robes, towels, sandals, lockers, safe deposit boxes, mineral water, juices and fruit. The admission fee is waived if you purchase any of the wonderful facial, massage or body treatments.
The huge Las Vegas Hilton Casino has a number of exciting table games. These include Baccarat, Big Six, Black Jack, Craps, Let It Ride, Pai Gow Poker and Roulette. Additionally, the Las Vegas Hilton Casino has a number of video poker games, such as Monopoly®, Price Is Right®, $.01-Megabucks®, Millionizer®, Cashman® and 5 different Wheel of Fortune® games.