Located on popular Fremont Street, the El Cortez Hotel & Casino offers a vintage Las Vegas experience in the heart of downtown Vegas. Guests are just a block away from the towering neon lights of the Freemont Street Experience, the renowned pedestrian-only attraction featuring sound and light shows under a 1500 foot canopy. The 40,000 square foot casino offers more than 1000 slots ranging from one cent to five dollar machines, poker, roulette, craps, a race and sports book, and blackjack, which the Las Vegas Review Journal honoured as the best blackjack in Las Vegas in 2007.
The El Cortez Hotel & Casino offers 300 rooms including the Cabana Suites with amenities such as iPod alarm clocks, flat screen HD televisions and coffeemakers. Located above the casino floor, the Vintage Rooms reflect the old school ambience of t he original El Cortez building which was owned by notorious mobster Bugsy Siegel. These rooms feature a 1940 design and are accessible by stairway only. A steakhouse, 24-hour cafe and bars are available in-house including a classic downtown lounge with live piano music nightly. Other services offered include room service and an on-site beauty salon and barber shop.