Never been to Las Vegas? There are some fun hotels to stay at in Vegas, especially along The Strip. Cheap and fun hotels in Vegas cost a dime a dozen if you know when to book your room, but do you want to stay in a fun, high-end hotel casino? Notice that I said “FUN'' hotels, not merely ones that are just plain expensive and high end. Check out my recommended Vegas hotels list. I’ve got you, boo!



On my last trip to Vegas, I was there for 5 days. I wanted to stay in something kind of swanky and get the best buck for my money but my hotel budget was VERY SMALL. So, I ended up staying 2 days in a hostel near The Strat, but I spent remainder of my Vegas trip in a King suite at the Luxor! My friends and coworkers made fun of me and thought I was a weirdo (they weren’t wrong), but I ended up having a blast. I also made a vow to myself: No more staying in cheap hotels and hostels in Vegas! I'm too grown for this!



My next trip to Las Vegas is in less than a month. No more hostels for me, but I’ve still decided to skimp on costs wherever I can so that I can easily afford to stay in an upscale Vegas hotel. This means I am flying from SEATAC to LAS on the notorious Spirit Airlines, even though I am a Delta SkyMiles® member. I scored a flight from SEA-TAC for a mere $72, including WiFi. Sure, I won't be able to bring on any luggage because I refuse to pay extra for that, but if all goes well, I'll get some free entertainment if a fight breaks out amongst the passengers. 😂

The money that I am saving on paying ridiculous carry-on baggage fees is allowing me to have a fun stay at Planet Hollywood for 2 days and then move over to an upscale resort for the other two days. I am going to include this mystery upscale hotel in my list of the top 5 really fun high-end hotels to stay at in Vegas! See if you can figure out which one!



1 . Cosmopolitan

Cosmopolitan Terrace Suite Fountain View
Cosmopolitan Terrace Studio Fountain View

Most people that have raved about The Cosmopolitan to me have enjoyed the terrace rooms. Beautiful views of The Strip, including the Bellagio fountain. Plus, you are allowed to smoke (legal stuff only) on your terrace balcony. I highly recommend you make a reservation at STK in Cosmopolitan for Happy Hour.

@missreeshacosby Being bougie and enjoying happy hour on the 4th of July at STK inside The @cosmopolitan_lv. #bougie #bougieonabudget #lasvegas #vegas #trufflefries #cocktail #manhattan #sliders #happyhour #4thofjuly #vacation #stk #solotravel #reesha #wishyouwerehere ♬ i - Kendrick Lamar

@vegasstarfish The best hotel room in Las Vegas is the Cosmopolitan Fountain View Terrace Suite #vegas #lasvegas #vegasstarfish #vegassuite #hotelsuite #vegaslocal ♬ Emotional Cinematic Sad Violin and Piano - ISAo

2 . Wynn/Encore

Wynn Encore Deluxe King Resort Room

This 5-star hotel has been on my list of high-end Vegas hotels for years. The cheapest room at Encore can run you about $700+ a night. The coolest thing about the King room at Encore is the huge flat screen TV that swivels around from the “bedroom” to the “living room” area. No other hotels in Vegas do that, at least I don’t think so.

@deejeereedoo Day 1: Basic King room at the Encore @wynnlasvegas Resort. #vegas ♬ original sound - Deejeeree

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3 . Vdara

Vdara Hotel Studio Suite with King Bed

Vdara is an all-suite hotel. If you want an upscale, high-end casino-free hotel stay in Vegas, this is the place to be.

@kamikorin #vegas #hotel #reviews #flamingo #vdaralasvegas #parisvegas #vegasstrip #traveltiktok #travel #fyp #foryoupage ♬ love nwantinti (ah ah ah) - CKay

4 . Aria

Aria Hotel Deluxe King Mountain View Room

Staying at Aria has been described by some as “glamorous.” It is an all-suite place and is the sister hotel to the Vdara. This 5-star hotel does come with a casino, unlike the Vdara.

@vegasstarfish Aria is one of the best luxury hotels in Las Vegas #vegas #lasvegas #arialasvegas #vegasstarfish #vegashotels #vegaslocal #arialv #vegasstrip #luxuryhotel ♬ Violin instrumental rap beat 2 - VadyApril

5 . Crockfords

Crockfords Strip View Superior King Room

Crockfords is a new resort hotel that makes up the 3-headed Resorts World (Conrad, Crockfords, and Hilton). Crockfords is also known as LXR. The rooms are elegant and the lobby and dining opportunities there are beyond amazing. Even if you don’t end up getting a room at Crockfords, at least stop by to check out the big GLOBE show and the Stardust Hotel tribute art piece inside Resorts World. Resorts World gets bonus points for having designated adults-only pool, a family pool, and a Bimini pool.

@vegasjordan 👀 👀 🔥 🔥 #lasvegasbartender #Zouk #Vegas #Vegastiktok #LasVegasthingstodo #LasVegasBlogger #Vegaspromotertok #LasVegasPromoter #Vegaspromoter #promotertok #LasVegasNightlife #LasVegasActivities #VegasPoolParty #Vegasbaby #Vegastrip #Vegastok #FYP #Viral #Bottleservice #Promoter #Omnia #partytrick #party #Nightlife #LasVegas #Asktiktok #Lit #Turnup ♬ original sound - Mr. Wired Up

@the_blumencranz #restortsworld #lasvegas #Casino #Crockfords #hotel #hotelroom #roomtour #fancy #nightlife #fypシ #checkthisout #howcool #hotelsinvegas #art #veiws #tt ♬ I HEAR YOU [INSTRUMENTAL] - Vicetone

I did not include the Bellagio on this list because I watched a few room reviews on YouTube and the rooms look pretty small in comparison to the HUGE (and cheap) Tower King Mountain View room I stayed at in the Luxor. The only drawback to staying at the Luxor is that it is ALLLLLL the way down the end of the strip (next to Mandalay Bay and Excalibur).

Luxor Premier King Room

If you want a relaxing and quiet kind of Vegas trip, I would recommend Luxor, most definitely. I’ve also heard you can find fairly large and lovely rooms at The Mirage.

Have fun on your next trip to Vegas! Let me know which hotel casinos you would have included in my top 5 high-end Vegas hotels list!


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