Westgate Vegas, still with the old LVH branding
The Westgate Hotel and Casino was born out of the former Las Vegas Hilton and is ready to usher in a new era in The Entertainment Capital of the World. Situated on the south side of Las Vegas at 3000 Paradise Road, the hotel is right next door to the Las Vegas Convention Center and just one block from the famed Las Vegas Strip. Also next to the hotel is the Las Vegas Country Club, which boasts a pristine 18-hole golf course, and only three miles away is the McCarran International Airport. This convenient location helps to make the Westgate Hotel & Casino a good lodging fit for both business and leisure travelers, especially since the hotel has direct access to the Monorail. Other reasons to consider booking a stay at the Westgate include the hotel’s enticing facilities and tasteful guest units. Add in the reasonable rates, and it only gets better.
Westgate Las Vegas Rooms
The Westgate Las Vegas offers nearly 3,000 rooms to go with its 305 suites. The Standard Rooms are the most affordable of the bunch and offer plenty in the way of style and comfort. Amenities include plasma TVs, Keurig coffee makers, work desks, premium bedding, and high-speed internet access (fee). The beginning level suites offer similar amenities and provide added space. For a step up in luxury, try the Classic Suites, which count oversized tubs among their extra perks. For those who are looking to go even bigger, the Westgate Las Vegas also offers what it calls Sky Villas. These regal units that are fit for a king or queen feature such delights as original sculptures, beautiful hand-painted ceilings, and expansive living space. To expand on the size of the Westgate Sky Villas, the smallest offers no less than 5,000 square feet of space, while the largest unit measures in at a mind-blowing 15,400 square feet.
Westgate Las Vegas Casino
While it’s just a short trip to The Strip, guests of the Westgate Las Vegas don’t have to venture over to the main drag in Las Vegas to get their fill of fun gaming action. The Westgate has its own 95,000-square-foot casino, where visitors can expect to find an energetic atmosphere and a complete array of slot machines and table games. If betting on racing or sports is more your style, the Westgate has the largest Race & Sports Book in Las Vegas, with over 300 seats and a massive HD screen. Complementing the large main screen at the 30,000-square-foot Westgate Race & Sports Book are 28 other viewing screens of considerable size, and the venue counts a total of more than 60 viewing monitors for guests to follow the action all around the world. Membership for the Westgate Player’s Club is free and is worth signing up for if you want to earn rewards and benefits while you tempt Lady Luck.
Westgate Las Vegas Nightlife
The casino at the Westgate Las Vegas figures among the hotel’s onsite venues for nightlife, and it’s easy to linger longer than expected thanks to the casino’s excellent food and beverage service. Guests of the hotel can also see a show at the 1,700-seat Westgate Theater or at the Shimmer Cabaret, while the Tempo Lounge plays host to uninhibited dance parties that showcase contemporary top 10 hits, as well as music from the 70s, 80s, and 90s. A pleasant assortment of bars and lounges provide even more venues for nightlife escapades at the Westgate, and guests shouldn’t want for evening dining choices. The Westgate offers both fine dining and casual dining establishments, as well as several smaller eateries and cafes that can be visited after the sun goes down.
Westgate Las Vegas Meetings & Conventions
Thanks in part to its location next to the Las Vegas Convention Center, the Westgate Hotel & Casino is a popular place to stay among business travelers who are in town for conventions and things the like. Only lending to the appeal of the Westgate for business travelers are the hotel’s own flexible meeting and conference venues. The hotel itself actually has nearly 200,000 square feet of meeting space, which is broken down into conference rooms, boardrooms, a ballroom, and more. Event planning and catering services are available for business meetings, conferences, and private parties.
With all this and more, the Westgate Las Vegas is certainly worth keeping in mind when trying to find your ideal Las Vegas accommodations. The hotel caters to a diverse array of tastes and preferences and is a great alternative to staying on The Strip or in Downtown Vegas. So give the hotel a look the next time you’re planning a Vegas escape and see for yourself what it has in store.