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Las Vegas is one of the world’s best party destinations, with so many options for nightclubs, bars, strip clubs, pool parties, and VIP experiences. Many people travel to Vegas just to let loose and get a little wild with groups of friends or a fun-loving partner. But where you stay in town can impact how epic of a trip you will have in Vegas.
Based on offerings, amenities, and overall vibe, here are the best party hotels in Las Vegas.
Caesars Palace is an extravagant casino resort on the Strip that has an exciting nightlife scene. There’s the multi-level OMNIA nightclub, Vanderpump Cocktail Garden, Montecristo Cigar Bar, Vista Cocktail Lounge, and Purple Zebra outdoor meeting place. Other places to drink at Caesars Palace are the Lobby Bar, Numb Bar & Frozen Cocktails, and Stadia Bar for watching sports. There are also lots of shows that take place here from big names in music and comedy. Then at the casino, there are 185 table games, 1,324 slot machines, and 18 screens for sports betting.
Palms Casino Resort
One of Vegas’ top resorts, The Palms Casino Resort is home to Ghostbar, an ultra-lounge that requires upscale attire and is located on the 55th floor with spectacular views. Here you’ll find world-class cocktails and entertainment. There’s also Unknown with a creative cocktail menu, Tonic Sports Bar to watch the game, and the Rojo Lounge for cocktails and light bites with a side of relaxation. The Pearl Theater at the hotel hosts concerts, boxing, and other events. To try your luck, check out the over 1,500 slots at the resort, its table games, or high-limit room.
The Cosmopolitan is a Vegas hotel with some of the best views, a vibrant nightlife scene, and a 100-square-foot casino. For an epic adventure in Vegas, spend your day at the Marquee Dayclub until sunset and then at the Marquee Nightclub after 10:30 pm. There’s a sunset cocktail hour at the pool with live entertainment and signature cocktails high above the Strip. Beauty & Essex, Blue Ribbon, China Poblano, Holsteins, Jaleo, and other onsite venues also have cocktail hour specials. You can check out a live concert at The Cosmopolitan, sip drinks at Las Vegas’ first aprés-ski cocktail bar, or stop by the tequila and mezcal lounge for a drink. The party scene also has a chandelier room, avant-garde lounge, and Prohibition-era lounge. Meanwhile, the casino has slots, table games, and the BETMGM Sportsbook and Lounge to try your luck.
Excalibur Hotel & Casino
For nightlife, Excalibur in Vegas offers Thunder Bar with DJs and specialty cocktails with an Australian twist – a popular spot for Bachelorette parties in Vegas. You can also spend your evenings at the Lounge for a chill time or the Sherwood Bar to watch the game. Other nightlife options are Knight Time at the Castle, The Lobby Bar, Vagabond, and Dick’s Last Resort. Then head over to the casino for some gaming, the pool area with 19 cabanas, and the Drenched Bar & Grill for poolside drinks.
Virgin Hotels Las Vegas
Virgin Hotels Las Vegas proves that you don’t necessarily need to be right on the Strip to have a great party. This hotel is a mile off the Strip and five minutes from the airport, plus there’s no resort fee. The theater here is a hot spot for A-list concerts, and there are enough restaurants to be a foodie’s paradise. Here you’ll find a 4,500-person venue for shows with a VIP lounge and luxury suite. It’s also fun to hang out at the Elia Beach Club, which features guest DJs that spin dance music from a stage while you chill out on a daybed with drinks. The event lawn is the place to party outdoors with concerts under the stars. The bar offerings at the hotel include a swanky lounge, craft beer and wine bar, cocktail bar on the gaming floor, and sports lounge in the high-limit gaming area.
New York-New York Resort & Casino
It’s fun to party when you stay at the New York-New York Resort & Casino for your trip to the city. One of the best places to drink and dance is Coyote Ugly, a saloon that starred in its own movie years ago. There’s also the Bar at Times Square, Nine Fine Irishmen, Chocolate Bar, Center Bar, Pour 24, Big Chill, Lobby Bar, and High Limit Bar. In other words, there’s plenty to do besides gambling. If you’d like to gamble, however, The New York-New York has over 900 slots, a sportsbook, and 84,000 square feet of space with around 50 table games.
The Palazzo at the Venetian Resort
The Palazzo at the Venetian Resort is a romantic and luxurious place to stay in Vegas, but also a good spot for nightlife. At the Palazzo, there’s the sophisticated Bar Luca, centrally located Bellini Bar, and cocktail collective of The Dorsey, Rosina, and Electra. To really get the party started, head to TAO Nightclub on Thursdays through Saturdays for a high-energy DJ, go-go dancers, and two rooms featuring different music formats. There are lots of live shows scheduled at this hotel and a casino with traditional and electronic table games, slots, races, sportsbooks, and poker. During the day, check out one of the best pool parties in Vegas at the TAO Beach Dayclub, which features a DJ, luxury cabanas, and poolside cocktails.
Wynn Las Vegas
When you stay at the Wynn Las Vegas, you can experience an upscale and sophisticated party experience at the elegant Tower Suite Bar, cozy Overlook Lounge, or conveniently located Lobby Bar. There are also retro-inspired craft cocktails at the Little Bubble Bar at Delilah, the swanky Eastside Lounge, the agave spirits-driven Lounge at Casa Playa, the Champagne-driven Bar Parasol, and Aft Cocktail Deck on the Lake of Dreams. Take things up a notch with a night at the lavish XS and spend your day or night at the Encore Beach Club. There are over 1,800 slot machines, plus table games, a poker room, a race and sports book, and casino tournaments held here.
ARIA Resort & Casino
The biggest and best place to party at the ARIA Resort & Casino is the JEWEL Nightclub, but there are some other options available too. The ALIBI Ultra Lounge offers stylized opulence, the Lift Bar is at the edge of the gaming floor, and the LIQUID Pool Lounge is an adults-only pool for your day club experience. There’s also the High Limit Lounge, Baccarat Lounge, Sports Bar, Lobby Bar, and Gem Bar. This is all in addition to the casino for gaming and the Pool Bar that’s perfect for people-watching and taking a dip in the water.
Bellagio Resort & Casino
To kick off your night at the Bellagio Resort & Casino, dine at the Mayfair Supper Club and then head to the sophisticated Lily Bar & Lounge or Baccarat Bar with great casino views. This is an elegant hotel for your party group and where you can also sip drinks at the elegant Petrossian Bar and fun Sports Book & Bar. For entertainment, you can watch a Cirque du Soleil performance or catch a show at the late-night lounge of Mayfair After Dark.
MGM Grand Las Vegas Hotel & Casino
MGM Grand Las Vegas Hotel & Casino is the place to be for live entertainment on the Strip, whether you’re looking for acrobatic performances, comedy, music, or magic. There are lots of shows scheduled in the large performance venue at the MGM Grand. Heat things up with a night out at the Hakkasan Nightclub, which is inside the hotel and hosts performances from world-class DJs. You can watch sports at Level Up, sip drinks as you golf at Topgolf, and laugh the night away at Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club Lounge. Don’t miss Whiskey Down for hand-crafted cocktails and the Wet Public Ultra Pool for nightlife vibes in a poolside setting. If you only have 48 hours in Vegas, this is the place to go.
The Mirage Hotel & Casino
The Mirage Hotel & Casino has a unique, European-style sunbathing venue called the Bare Pool Lounge – a clothing-optional, 21+ pool area with a full-service bar. It’s one of the top hotel pools in Vegas. There’s Center Bar for cocktails, the Lobby Bar for a quick drink, Parlor Cocktail Lounge for beverages with piano music, The Still for craft beer, and the Rhumbar Tropical Ultra Lounge for a tropical oasis. Entertainment options at the Mirage include The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil, Shin Lim: Limitless, Aces of Comedy, and Rodeo Vegas.