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Reviewed 9 July 2014

I stayed at the hotel in the easter of 2013. It was very cheap for Vegas and the main reason for that is because it is located in the old part of Vegas, so if you're willing to be able to walk out of your room straight to the Vegas Strip, this is not a good option. For reserving online...

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Alexandra E, General Manager at El Cortez Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, and we appreciate you staying with us; hope to have you back in the near future!

Denver, CO
Reviewed 9 July 2014

For a long weekend such as July 4th, many hotels were booked a higher than normal prices. El Cortez kept the prices down which became a big attraction. The hotel is located a block from Fremont St, so the location is excellent for downtown and easily accessible to the Deuce (a block as way as well) for those wanting to...

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Alexandra E, General Manager at El Cortez Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

We really do appreciate you leaving your review, we love to hear all of your guests experiences. Thanks again for coming to stay with us, and we hope to have you back sometime in the near future!

Reviewed 8 July 2014

I was good, but it smells cigaretes for any place! The people speak to loud. Bottle of water is too expensive. Buy it out! They said about free drinks in the cafe, but they lied to me. It was only a discount.

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Alexandra E, General Manager at El Cortez Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, we would love to more about your experience. We will be having someone from the hotel be in contact with you. Thank You

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 July 2014

A disappointing experience, even allowing for the slightly sad and seedy ambiance that tends to pervade the cheaper establishments in Vegas. The room was clean and reasonably quiet (in the "vintage" sector), but the armchair was in pieces and completely unusable. However, it was the check-in staff that really disappointed. There had been a mess up between Booking.com and the...

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Alexandra E, General Manager at El Cortez Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Hello- Apologies to hear about your experience, if possible we would like to be in touch with you. Please direct message us your name and email via our facebook page, and we will be in touch with you. We appreciate your feedback, and your business.

Reviewed 5 July 2014 via mobile

Stayed there for 2 nights in the vintage rooms. It was nice and clean. Only bad thing, there is no elevator. Kinda hard the get up there with a 17 months old, 3 heavy bags and a stroller. Other than that it was ok.

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Alexandra E, General Manager at El Cortez Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Hi there -Our original rooms, the Vintage Rooms, do not have an elevator, they are stairway access only. The front desk clerk would have assisted with your luggage from our bellmen. We appreciate you staying with us, and we hope to have you back!

Hilo, Hawaii
Reviewed 3 July 2014

I had no internet for five nights out of the seven nights i was booked for, bed was not comfortable no fridge, front desk not helpful, i got physically sick from all the stress form not having internet as i use it for work the only reason i did not check out any sooner is that i could not get...

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Alexandra E, General Manager at El Cortez Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Hello, Our internet service is provided thru a reputable company, Cox Communications. Due to the various devices and restrictions set on a guest’s device the signal could be weak or even not get connected. We do apologize for the inconvenience you encountered trying to use the WiFi.

Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 3 July 2014

I checked into the El Cortez last Friday after making a reservation on Expedia. The price was excellent and I selected a vintage room above the casino. I wanted an experience that wasn't your typical, Disneyfied Strip hotel. Cool. Unfortunately, when I arrived early on Friday afternoon, I was told that all the vintage rooms had been taken. Strike one....

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Alexandra E, General Manager at El Cortez Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Hello-We do apologize that you did not get the Vintage room you had originally booked. The pavilion rooms are considered an upgrade since they have the flat screen TV’s, refrigerator and are a little larger than the Vintage rooms. We would like to make sure the billing on your account is correct. Expedia would need to do the refund. We...

Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 2 July 2014

Room was small and the bathroom was not clean. It was a regular king bed room. Overall, it was the bare minimum for a business traveler. Casino appears to cater to locals and older gamblers. Easy walk to Fremont street experience, which was nice. Also can walk to some box car based shopping mall, which seems geared to kids (playground...

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Alexandra E, General Manager at El Cortez Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

We forwarded your information to our new Executive Housekeeper. We are doing some additional training with our housekeeping staff to make sure the rooms are of quality standard. Our rooms are set up more for the leisure traveler rather than the business traveler. We do have a large local base for our casino, many which have been coming to the...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 June 2014

We stayed in the Cabana Suites, which are completely separate from the main hotel. The decor is a little cheesy (lime green walls and white leather headboard anyone?) but hey it's Vegas. We ate and gambled elsewhere so couldn't comment on the restaurants and casino. The room was clean, the bathroom had a good shower, and the staff were pleasant....

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Alexandra E, Manager at El Cortez Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Thank you for your business and we appreciate the recommendation!

belfast
Reviewed 28 June 2014

stayed for a week originally booked 4 days then Lora helped me get a good rate even tho it was edc weekend amazing service.Due the size of the hotel the staff can and do go that extra mile for you,hell not a day i wasnt impressed by the team of people who worked at the el co.I will say the...

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Alexandra E, Manager at El Cortez Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

We appreciate your kind words, and hope to have you back real soon!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Constructed in 1941, the El Cortez Hotel and Casino is the oldest consistently running gaming property in Las Vegas. It is located in the Fremont East Entertainment District in historic downtown Las Vegas. With 362 hotel rooms including the Cabana Suites, El Cortez features full-pay single deck 21, 10x odds on craps, state of the art roulette and over 1000 slot machines. El Cortez is proudly affiliated with Michael Gaughan's South Point Sports Book. Dining options at El Cortez include: Cafe Cortez, The Flame Steakhouse, and Subway. The property also includes a gift shop and full-service beauty and barber shop. ... more   less 

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Address: 600 East Fremont Street, Las Vegas, NV 89101-5614
Region: United States > Nevada > Las Vegas
Price Range: RM265 - RM704 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Cortez Hotel & Casino 3*
Number of rooms: 362
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#47 Casino Hotel in Las Vegas
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“Ask to be away from the container park area, as there and the club next to it never shut up.”
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“Avoid the Vintage Rooms unless you can stand extreme smoke odor”
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