4 luxury casino hotels and resorts to visit in the USA in 2020
The United States is known for many things, namely its love of sports, willingness to seek the American dream, and it certainly knows how to bring a good dose of glitz and glamour to the world, in the movies and casinos especially.
There’s something quite exciting about letting go of your inhibitions and being a casino dweller for a while, embracing a bit of Bond and injecting yourself into a culture of fun and games (as long as it stay fun for the gamblers, of course), and there really is no better place to embrace this lifestyle than in one of the U.S’ top casino hotels.
We’ve whittled down our top picks of the best hotels with the very best casinos, and other amenities, in the country so you can experience this in the most exciting way and, believe it or not, they aren’t all in Las Vegas!
Wynn Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas
Of course Las Vegas is the home of the casino hotel and this five-star offering is truly one to visit.
With 28 tables in the Wynn Poker Room, poolside blackjacks and craps at the adults-only European pool, experienced dealers, slots and high-limit salons, this resort offers gaming at its best. And after the excitement retire to one of the spacious and relaxing suites, some with fantastic views over the city such as the Wynn Tower Suite Salon. This suite boasts 1,800 sq ft of space, holding an Italian marble bathroom, a private massage room, large lounge, bedroom, dining area, granite bar and twice daily housekeeping with turn-down service.
There are no less than eight fine dining restaurants on site (as well as other dining options), including Wing Lei, the first Chinese restaurant in the US to be awarded a Michelin Star.
With entertainment lounges and a theatre hosting some big names from the world of music and comedy, a nightclub, beach club, shops, golf club and spa – you most certainly won’t be bored here.
Mohegan Sun, Connecticut
Over to the east side of the country and to this mega resort full of, what feels like, endless things to see and do. The Mohegan Sun offers up no less than 300,000 sq ft of gaming across two casinos – Casino of the Earth and Sky. With around 300 table games, including favourites such as Blackjack, Roulette, Baccarat and Craps, 5,000 slot machines, a 33-table poker room and state of the art race book, you could spend a very long time in these award-winning casinos.
There’s also a 10,000 seat arena with musical acts including Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Fleetwood Mac having played there and is also host to sporting events including boxing, MMA and professional basketball and comedy shows. There is also plenty of space to reside among the contemporary and elegant rooms and suites and you can partake in golf, relax in the spa, party the night away, shop and dine in a selection of, no less than, 46 different dining options!
Aria Resort and Casino, Las Vegas
Back to Vegas with this award-winning 5-star rated hotel promising a super-luxurious stay with 2,000 sq ft Sky suites, worldwide cuisine, bars, lounges, a spa and, of course, a fantastic gaming floor.
The casino features state-of-the-art slots, head to the SPIN high limit room with a separate casino cage, dining and lounge area and a dedicated high limit slot team. Popular table games including ultimate Texas hold ’em, roulette blackjack, craps and more on the dedicated floor. A wall of 90 HD screens awaits at the Race & Sports Book or partake in a game of poker at one of the 24 dedicated tables, this place has your gaming needs catered for.
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MGM Grand Detroit
Detroit has hosted the MGM Grand since 1999 and has delighted guests ever since with its high level of luxury.
Have a go at the virtual golf experience, sit back in one of the lounges and listen to the live sounds of jazz, Motown or pop, head to the fitness centre and spa, shop, dine, recline in one of the 65 luxury suites that offer skyline views in this 400-room hotel.
Head to the casino to take part in a tournament among the polished floors and high ceilings of the poker room, pass some time while at the slots, or place your bets at one of the 150 gaming tables including high-tie blackjack, roulette and Spanish 21.
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