Harrah’s Las Vegas is one of the classic casinos on the Las Vegas strip. Originally opened in 1973 as the Holiday Casino, over almost 40 years Harrah’s has undergone several upgrades and rennovations, but to this day it still remains true to it’s classic Vegas roots. With a Mardis Gras theme, Harrah’s celebrates the anything-goes party spirit of New Orleans, and has beautiful rooms and suites for a fraction of the price of some of teh other big name casinos in the heart of the strip.
Harrah’s 87,000 square foot casino has over 1,200 slots and a popular high stakes poker room featuring some interesting game variations that you won’t find at the other poker rooms. They also feature protection for bad beats; for example if you are playing Texas hold-em and lose with pocket aces, Harrah’s Las Vegas will give you $100 cash! Check out the Harrah’s Sports Pit if you want to bet on or simply watch live sporting events while enjoying plates of authentic Texas-style BBQ.
During the day you can relax by the Olympic sized swimming pool or go to the Spa and Health Club at Harrah’s for a professional Swedish Massage, facial and body wrap treatment. Once you are feeling fully rejuvinated, you can use your preferred access to Rio Secco and Casacata golf courses; both regularly rated among the best golf courses in Nevada. Need lessons? You can learn at the Butch Harmon School of Golf, even Tiger Woods has trained there.
The dining at cafe is delicious, whether you want a forma dinner at The Range Steakhouse, or if you are looking for more affordable, fun and exciting dining you can go the Cafe at Harrah’s or Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar and Grill for a meal with a side of country and rock and roll! Harrah’s is also home to Carnaval Court, a one-of-a-kind outdoor party that rages all day and all night. Enjoy the Mardi-Gras style outdoor party featuring a variety of live music acts and drink specials. Hear some of your favorite tunes belted out at the famous Harrah’s Las Vegas piano bar, or enjoy some great Bourbon specials at Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar, and hear some of the best country and rock bands playing in the Southwest.
If you are looking for an affordable vacation for the whole family, but still want to stay in a big name resort right in the heart of the Las Vegas strip, Harrah’s is where you’ll want to be. If you want the high roller treatment without having to dish out the high roller bucks, Harrah’s Las Vegas should be your top choice.