Presenting a Vegas spin on the upscale culture of Venice is the AAA five-diamond rated Venetian Resort Hotel and Casino. Located on the famous Las Vegas Strip next to its sister property the recently opened 3066 suite Palazzo-the luxurious Venetian features 4027 elegantly appointed suites-a Grand Canal complete with gondola rides-a 120000 square-foot casino-20 remarkable restaurants and a 440000 square-foot enclosed retail dining and entertainment complex.Built on the site of the historic Las Vegas Sands and connected to the Sands Expo and Convention Center-the Venetians signature feature is its quarter-mile winding waterway- the Grand Canal. Along the Canals cobblestone walkways are the 80 international boutiques and name-brand outlets of The Grand Canal Shop. Seven James Beard Award winning chefs-including Mario Batali-Wolfgang Puck and Emeril Lagasse-can be found among the propertys 20 critically acclaimed restaurants. The Venetian is also home to the citys most exciting nightlife as visitors can choose from Tao Nightclub and Tao Beach-V Bar or La Scena Lounge. Live entertainment includes Blue Man Group and Phantom - The Las Vegas Spectacular-as well as Wayne Brady-Making It Up. The hotels extravagant casino offers table games-a semi-private high-limit salon-slot and video poker machines-a luxury race and sports lounge and the 11000 square-foot Venetian Poker Room. Relaxation and rejuvenation can be found at the Venetians Canyon Ranch SpaClub-a 134000 square-foot wellness and fitness facility. Or discover fun and sun on the five-acre pool deck.Accommodations in the Venetian and the Venezia tower set the standard for excellence with their incredible size -standard suites range from 650 square feet to 1500 square feet-upscale amenities and impeccable service. Recently remodeled-the beautifully decorated bedroom-relaxing living room and spacious bathroom invite you to enjoy your Las Vegas vacation in comfort and style.