The glitz, the glamour, the seemingly endless list of sensational experiences on offer – there’s so much to love about a city escape in Las Vegas. Whether you’re wanting to really splurge and enjoy the city’s electric atmosphere or you’re just seeking a relaxing place to stay in the middle of it all, these fantastic hotels will win you over.
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If you’re looking to get away from the buzz of the busy casinos but still lap up plenty of high-end style, book yourselves a stay at the Mandarin Oriental. Situated right in the centre of The Strip, the super-luxe hotel offers proximity to all the action of Las Vegas while still feeling beautifully sophisticated.
There’s also plenty to impress couples at the hotel, too, with a secluded pool area and an award-winning multi-level spa on offer, plus a range of exceptional dining options – don’t miss cocktails-with-a-view at the Mandarin Bar or a romantic dinner at Twist by celebrated chef Pierre Gagnaire. The rooms and suites aren’t too shabby, either, boasting floor-to-ceiling windows, spa-like bathrooms and chic style.
Four Seasons Las Vegas
Also perfect for couples seeking a classic hotel stay in the heart of Las Vegas’s excitement,Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas is beloved for its high-end boutique accommodation, old-world elegance and stellar service. Located at the Strip’s southern end, the hotel is all about (just the right amount of) grandeur – expect high-ceilings, marble, warm woods, leather lounges and stylish private retreats.
Taking up the Four Seasons’ 35th to 39th floors, 400 sumptuous rooms and suites take in breathtaking views and offer peace and quiet. With metallic patterned wallpaper, granite bathrooms, plush furniture and all the mod-cons, each are ideal for a loved-up city escape. Though tempting, don’t spend your whole stay in your room. Channel your inner silver-screen star at the hotel’s palm-fringed rooftop pool, sample delectable cuisine at one of the many fabulous dining options available, enjoy a nightcap at the indoor-outdoor cocktail lounge or be pampered at the Forbes Five Star Spa. And, if you’re looking to indulge in the Las Vegas lifestyle, hop over to the adjacent Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino for a flutter at the roulette table.
If you’re looking to live it up while in town (and all that implies), The Cosmopolitan is the place to go. A hotspot for entertainment, nightlife and eclectic accommodation, this new kid on the block is full of youthful energy. From its location in the midway of The Strip, you can take in amazing views of the iconic Bellagio and its famous fountains, but there’s also plenty to see inside.
Impressing couples with its contemporary style, The Cosmopolitan features everything from digital art installations and cutting-edge interior design to themed seating areas and a next-level opulent chandelier. There’s also a vibrant pool district to check out, with three pools (one with its own movie screen), live music and Insta-ready views of Las Vegas’s most famous street. Want more? Take your pick of 20 dining choices for a leisurely meal, recharge at the spa or catch a show at the Chelsea Theatre. Currently in residence, world-famous comedian Amy Schumer is a must-see, while musical acts like Dua Lipa, Lenny Kravitz, Jack Johnson and Willie Nelson perform throughout the year. Or, step back in time when you clink martini glasses at Rose. Rabbit. Lie. A modern supper club with sizzling live entertainment, it’s also a winner for decadent dishes and expertly made drinks.
The Mansion at MGM Grand
For a truly unique stay that’ll make you feel like A-listers in the 1930s, go all-out and book a getaway at The Mansion at MGM Grand. A private enclave styled to resemble yesteryear Tuscany, this enchanting luxury hotel resembles an 18th-century villa while still being attached to the more well-known MGM Grand.
Okay, full disclosure – a stay here is only available to invited guests; so getting in is a case of who you know. And with 29 individually designed Mediterranean-themed residences (including 21 atrium villas and 8 private garden villas), The Mansion will have you searching through your contact list, looking for any sort of connection. Other exclusive touches include private limousine and butler services, personalised menu preparation, VIP reservations at MGM Grand’s dining options and high tea in the Mansion’s private dining room. Yes, this boutique hotel is just as grand as the name suggests.
Nobu Hotel at Caesars Palace
Mere mortals will still feel like celebrities when they stay at Nobu Hotel at Caesars Palace, just down the road from the VIPs-only Mansion at MGM Grand. Branded by chef Nobu Matsuhisa, this Japanese-inspired hideaway is tucked away on the top 12 floors of the extravagant Caesars Palace. Offering the best of both worlds, Nobu Hotel offers a tranquil, minimalist home-away-from-home plus access to one of Las Vegas’s most cherished casinos – just in case you can’t resist a cheeky bet.
The hotel’s 200 rooms and suites are undeniably romantic, combining Japanese décor with natural stone, bronze and black lacquer accents in a way that feels glamorous but not over-the-top. The service does punch above its weight, though, with staff happily organising anything from restaurant reservations to show tickets for guests. If you’d prefer not to stray too far, there’s the aptly named Garden of the Gods Pool Oasis to visit, plus an incredibly luxurious spa. Home to an arctic ice room (complete with faux snowflake canopy) and a tea lounge, Qua Baths & Spa promises rejuvenation. Want more? Book a stay for a Friday evening to be treated to complimentary cocktails – the hotel holds a special social event in the 72nd-floor lounge once a week. And don’t leave without pulling up a chair at the Nobu Restaurant and Lounge. Helpful links:Mandarin OrientalLas Vegas Four SeasonsCosmopolitan Las VegasThe Mansion at MGM GrandNobu Hotel at Caesars Palace
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