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12 Best Party Hotels in Las Vegas

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 Pool at Caesars Palace
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Caesars Palace

Caesars Palace is an extravagant casino resort on the Strip with 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.

Key Amenities:

  • Multi-level nightclub, a cigar bar and cocktail garden

  • Shows by iconic musicians and comedians

  • Sprawling casino with slots, table games and sports betting

Palms Casino Resort The rooftop bar at Palms Casino Resort
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Palms Casino Resort

One of Vegas’ top resorts, The Palms Casino Resort is home to Ghostbar, an ultra-lounge requiring upscale attire and 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.   

Key Amenities:

  • One of top resorts in Vegas

  • Ultra-lounge with upscale attire

  • World-class cocktails and entertainment

  • Table games, high-limit room and over 1,500 slots

The Cosmopolitan Party scene at Marquee at The Cosmopolitan
Credit: Party scene at Marquee at The Cosmopolitan by The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

The Cosmopolitan

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. The pool has a sunset cocktail hour 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.

Key Amenities:

  • Some of best views in Sin City

  • Sunset cocktail hour at pool with live entertainment

  • Vegas’ first aprés-ski cocktail bar

  • Party scene with avant-garde and Prohibition-era lounges

Excalibur Hotel & Casino The iconic Vegas skyline with Excalibur's castle towers
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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.

Key Amenities:

  • Thunder Bar is big hit with Bachelorette parties

  • Multiple other nightlife options

  • Pool area with 19 cabanas and poolside drinks

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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.

Key Amenities:

  • No resort fee at hotel a mile off the Strip

  • Theater a hot spot for A-list concerts

  • Beach club featuring guest DJs

  • Event lawn for concerts under the stars

New York-New York Resort & Casino New York - New York Hotel & Casino Las Vegas
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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.

Key Amenities:

  • Resort recreates best of Big Apple

  • Coyote Ugly saloon among best places to dance

  • Casino with over 900 slots, a sportsbook and 50 table games

  • Countless bar offerings

The Palazzo at the Venetian Resort Pool at The Palazzo Las Vegas
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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.

Key Amenities:

  • Romantic, lux option with great nightlife

  • One of Vegas’ best pool parties

  • TAO Nightclub with DJ and go-go dancers

  • Casino with traditional and electronic table games

Wynn Las Vegas Wynn Las Vegas
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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 with big-name DJs 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.

Key Amenities:

  • Upscale, sophisticated party experience

  • Retro-inspired craft cocktails at one of many bars

  • Intimate XS nightclub with big-name DJs

  • Expansive gaming room and casino tournaments

ARIA Resort & Casino Fireworks above ARIA Resort & Casino
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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. All rooms boast floor-to-ceiling windows for some of the most spectacular views of Sin City.

Key Amenities:

  • JEWEL Nightclub is biggest place to party

  • Adults-only pool for day club experience

  • Rooms all feature floor-to-ceiling windows

Bellagio Resort & Casino Bellagio Resort & Casino
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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. For some retail therapy, visit the resort’s own luxury shopping center.

Key Amenities:

  • Sophisticated lounge and bars

  • Iconic Cirque du Soleil “O” show

  • Late-night Mayfair After Dark lounge

  • Luxury shopping center

MGM Grand Las Vegas Hotel & Casino Wet Republic at the MGM Grand
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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.

Key Amenities:

  • Top spot for live entertainment on the Strip

  • Ideal resort for quick weekend getaways

  • Many shows at on-site large performance venue

  • Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club Lounge

The Mirage Hotel & Casino Mirage Volcano at the Mirage Hotel
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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.

Key Amenities:

  • Unique clothing-optional, 21+ pool area

  • Hotel pool among top in Vegas

  • Numerous bar and lounge options

  • Beatles-themed Cirque show and other entertainment acts

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