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chicago
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Hey travel-family, took my family on a weekend getaway and found this deal on Groupon. Well it was very disappointing to say the least. This so-called hotel, looks like a motel, and from the look at the pictures I saw, i was deceived about the size of this "casino". It maybe has 20-30 machines. There is a large mirror on...

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ejbII, General Manager at Mardi Gras Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

We realize that you have many options when choosing a hotel in Las Vegas. The next time you visit we hope that you will find the accommodations that ideally suit your needs and budget.

Garching bei Munchen, Germany
Reviewed 14 January 2017

we needed a hotel for our first two nights in the US after a late night arrival. It was so cheap but you don't get more than what you pay for. In short: it's clean and everything you need is in the room. Equipment and everything is basic, no luxury but it's warm, quiet and you are close to the...

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ejbII, General Manager at Mardi Gras Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing the Mardi Gras for the first two days of your holiday. We pride ourselves in being an affordable alternative to the much more expensive hotels in our area. We work hard to ensure that each of our guests enjoy a safe, clean and comfortable experience while with us. We hope that you might visit us again.

San Diego, California
Reviewed 13 January 2017

We were in Las Vegas on New Years Eve, ready to leave, and at the last minute decided to stay the night. We started searching for hotels, and found the Mardi Gras. I was expecting a real hotel/casino, but what I found was a motel with a couple slot machines in a smoke filled room. Staff was standoffish, the crowd...

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ejbII, General Manager at Mardi Gras Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to submit your review. We recognize that you have many options when selecting a hotel in Las Vegas. Although, perhaps not last-minute on New Year's Eve. We hope that the next time you visit you will select a hotel that ideally suits your needs and budget. Best wishes for a prosperous 2017.

Reviewed 3 January 2017

We were in the lobby using the business center computer while Eddie was on shift. He was super helpful in getting us logged in but best of all he was funny and treated us like friends of his. Always appreciated. The wifi situation leaves a bit to be desired but only staying one night it didn't bother us too much.

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ejbII, General Manager at Mardi Gras Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We are very proud of Eddie's friendly and engaging commitment to our guests. I look forward to sharing your review with him and the other members of our guest services team. It is generous recognition such as you have offered that makes all of our efforts worthwhile. We hope that you will visit us...

San Bernardino, California
Reviewed 28 December 2016

While we fully intended to travel "budget", this place was cheap. There is a large difference between affordable accomodations and this cheap flea motel. The only positive is it is located off the strip in close proximity to the Convention Center and Monorail station, which is convenient to travel up and down the east side of the strip and walk...

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ejbII, General Manager at Mardi Gras Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

We are both surprised and sorry for the experience that you describe. We work very hard to ensure that each of our valued guests is presented with a safe, clean and well maintained environment. We are very responsive to any housekeeping or maintenance needs that are brought to our attention. The Mardi Gras is proud to have a very conscientious...

Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

This is my second time at this Motel! I like it! Large room! Bigger than my 1 bedroom apt. back in the day! 2 queen beds! I only need one. Free shuttle to the Strip! Mc Donald's a couple of blocks away ( I like their breakfast!) Outside my window I can see the more Expensive Hotels! If, you like...

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ejbII, General Manager at Mardi Gras Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you recognize the value we present as an affordable alternative to the much more expensive hotels in our neighborhood. We look forward to you visiting us again the next time your travels bring you back to Las Vegas.

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night and got a double room. When I tried to log in to the wifi it wouldn't log me on. I called they said there was a password but it's not a secured network so there was no where to enter it, they were not very helpful in trying to get it resolved. There was...

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ejbII, General Manager at Mardi Gras Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

We are sorry that you experience difficulties with the WiFi service during your stay. We are proud to have just completed a substantial upgrade to our system, which included more than doubling the available bandwidth, replacing all of the access points and adding three new gigabit switches. We are sorry that these enhancements were not in place at the time...

Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

We just stayed here and the service was incredible. All the employees were extremely nice and friendly. Two in particular were Eddie, along with the girls at the front desk, who helped us check in early since we were both dead from the flight. Tim C was an amazing bartender. Food and drinks were great, reasonably priced and the servings...

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ejbII, General Manager at Mardi Gras Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words. I look forward to sharing your comments with Eddie and Tim. Each of the members of our team have been specifically selected for their sincere regard for guest satisfaction. Please know that making a connection with our visitors is as gratifying to us as it is to you. We hope that you...

Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 18 December 2016

If you're looking for a fancy hotel, keep on looking - but if you're searching for an affordable, no-nonsense room not too far from all the sins Vegas has to offer, then you're in the right place. Certainly, it has its disadvantages. The carpet in our room was so dirty that we avoided walking around barefoot, the elevator made alarmingly...

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ejbII, General Manager at Mardi Gras Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to submit your review. We are pleased that you recognized the value that our spacious over-sized guestrooms present. We are surprised by your impressions of our breakfast buffet. The daily offering presents an array of fresh fruits, breads, cereals, yogurts, cottage cheese and other items for those persons not attracted to the eggs, potatoes...

Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Every hotel in Vegas charges a resort fee and I am not sure what it was for. I wasted a lot of time searching the net for the best deal simply because they do not show their resort fees upfront. After spending some time plowing through the net, I came to the conclusion this hotel had the best deal. The...

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ejbII, General Manager at Mardi Gras Hotel & Casino, responded to this review

We are so happy that you enjoyed the value that we strive to present. We are proud to have the lowest resort fee in our area. Each of the members of our friendly team was specifically selected for their genuine regard for guest satisfaction. We hope that you will enjoy this holiday season and visit us again soon.

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Casino and Gambling
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Mardi Gras Hotel & Casino is your great choice for an affordable full-service hotel just off the Strip. The hotel features 314 spacious over-sized guest rooms each with a refrigerator and bar area; a friendly and affordable restaurant and 24-hour casino lounge; a large pool area with whirlpool spa; FREE Strip and Airport Shuttle that runs every hour on the hour from 7am to 10pm; and is a short walk to the Las Vegas Monorail and the Las Vegas Convention Center. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mardi Gras Hotel & Casino

Address: 3500 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV 89109-3611 (Formerly BEST WESTERN Mardi Gras Hotel & Casino)
Region: United States > Nevada > Las Vegas
Price Range: RM207 - RM656 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Mardi Gras Hotel & Casino 3*
Number of rooms: 314
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Also Known As:
Best Western Mardi Gras Hotel Las Vegas
Best Western Mardi Gras Hotel And Casino
Best Western Las Vegas
Las Vegas Best Western
Hotel Style:
#12 Best Value Hotel in Las Vegas
#65 Casino Hotel in Las Vegas
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