Best Downtown Las Vegas Hotels & Casinos

When in Las Vegas you want to be right in the thick of the action. The lights, the glitz and the glamour can all be at your doorstep with a range of incredible Downtown Las Vegas Hotels & Casinos. From recently refurbished heritage hotels to new sleek boutique luxury in the heart of Fremont Street, there is a place for every budget and personal preference to select from. To ensure that you set yourself up in the ideal spot to be in the crux of all the action, we’ve compiled a list of the best Downtown Las Vegas Hotels & Casinos to ensure you get lucky for your next trip to Las Vegas!


Don’t let the name deceive you—hotel California transports guests to feel as if they are in the Hawaiian Islands. Staff are all wearing tropical shirts and their hero restaurant is Aloha Specialties, which has dishes bursting with island flavors. Aside from the laid back Pacific Island vibes, this hotel’s proximity to all that Downtown has to offer makes it an ideal place to stay. Just a short walking distance to Fremont Street Experience, the Mob Museum and the best steakhouse in the area—The Redwood Steakhouse. Plus, if you’re in the mood to gamble, the hotel has a 36,000 square foot casino full of card tables and slot machines to place your bets at. Book Now >>


This old school Downtown Vegas motel has all those traditional Vegas vibes with recently remodeled rooms. If you’re wanting easy access to the best bars in Downtown Vegas, this is the hotel for you. Literally a only a few steps away from Commonwealth, Beauty Bar and Gold Spike, you’ll have your choice of places to grab quirky cocktails and affordable beers. Plus, because the hotel rates at Downtowner are more affordable than most, you won’t have to feel guilty about treating yourself to a few more drinks than normal during your nights (and days) out on the town. Book Now >>


At the epicenter of all things Downtown, this hotel is a quintessential experience to have for experiencing all things great about Vegas. With over 1,000 slot machines to place your bets on, an epic 42-seat Race and Sports Book and the ultimate all-you-can-eat buffet at Paradise Buffett, you’ll be set for an amazing time in Sin City. Plus, guests with a sweet tooth will be in heaven, with both Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory and Dunkin’ Donuts located within the hotel. This is the perfect place to experience both a piece of Vegas history and set your self up for the perfect proximity to all the fun to be had in Downtown! Book Now >>

Golden Nugget

A swimming pool full of sharks. Yes, you heard that correct. In addition to the elaborate marble features and mouth-watering restaurant options, the Golden Nugget also offers guests a once-in-a-lifetime-experience. They’ve designed their waterslide to go right through the middle of a 200,000 gallon aquarium filled with sharks. Plus, if that wasn’t already cool enough, their ATM machines actually dispense real 24-carat gold bars at market value in place of cash to spend at the hotel. For the high rollers, there’s a VIP room experience option with some of the best accommodation in all of Downtown. Book Now >>

Thunderbird Hotel Las Vegas

For those wanting an in-between accommodation option—not backpackers but not too fancy, this is the place for you. Considered to be one of the more artsy hotels in Downtown, Thunderbird is more of a boutique accommodation option that any hipster or art enthusiast would instantly feel at home in. You’ll be set up in a comfy room, have access to a super cool bar and restaurant and be only a short cab ride away from both Downtown Las Vegas and the Las Vegas Strip—truly getting the best of both worlds with this stay! Book Now >>

Oasis at Gold Spike

Catering towards more of the young Downtown crowd, this hotel is quite literally all fun and games! They’ve got a backyard full of all the classics such as Jenga, chess, ping pong, pool tables and beer pong. They’ve also got the Carnival Bar, where guests can test their carnival game skills while also sipping on super quirky cocktails. For those needing a break from all the fun and games, they’ve also got a library full of books on business and entrepreneurship along with a vinyl collection from the 70’s and 80’s. Being young and hip has never been so fun at a hotel—and best of all, your dog can come with you! Book Now >>

Whether you’re looking for a classic Downtown Vegas Hotel & Casino or a more quirkier boutique offering that isn’t just about the slot machines, you’ll have plenty to choose from to ensure you set yourself up in the prime location for your Vegas trip. Book Now and start planning your trip to Las Vegas!

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