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The Luxor

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3900 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas Strip, Las Vegas The Luxor Hotel is located towards the end of the strip in Las Vegas. It is just opposite the Excalibur hotel, and is of a very interesting design. The Luxor Hotel is shaped like a pyramid, with a tall, bright light on the top. The entire hotel has been decorated to an Egyptian theme, making it an incredible sight both inside and out. As you enter the hotel you will be able to see the casino floor straight away, then you can head up to your hotel room, which is also decorated in an Egyptian style. The decoration is consistent throughout the entire hotel – even down to the Egyptian canal running through the building. Rooms at the Luxor Hotel aren’t cheap but there are sometimes deals that can be had during midweek. The hotel also has restaurants and night clubs that people can spend their money on. The casino areas are well lit and they feel open allowing easy movement without feeling closed in. A stay at the Luxor Hotel will be a comfortable and relaxing experience. The best time to visit, if you want to look around the rest of Vegas, is during either the spring or the fall months. During the summer, the temperatures get quite hot in Las Vegas – reaching over 100 degrees. In the Winter, however, it can sometimes snow, which makes the strip even prettier. If people are staying at the Luxor Hotel but want to see a show somewhere, there are two ways to accomplish this. Walking is pretty easy if people are going over to the MGM. Other hotels may be a little farther and if walking is too hard, taxis can get people to wherever they need to go to. A lot of people walk everywhere in Las Vegas – the strip is small enough that you can do this, but, if you dislike crowds, you may find the sidewalks too busy for your tastes, and may wish to find an alternative way to get around. For dining, you could explore the strip, or, if you prefer, take advantage of the buffet meals which are offered at the Luxor Hotel. The food served at the buffets is good, but not as good as the fare on offer at the more upscale restaurants in Vegas. It is worth experiencing a meal at one of the more upmarket restaurants at least once, but for the rest of your trip you will likely be happy with the buffet. ....read more

The Excalibur

The Excalibur
3850 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas Strip, Las Vegas The Excalibur Hotel & Casino opened in 1990 with 4,008 rooms and was one of the original themed resorts on the Las Vegas Strip. The medieval theme can not be denied with the white castle jetting up into the sky surround by the two room towers on either side, Camelot roaming the resort and a live medieval dinner show. And don’t let the fact that Excalibur is nearly 20 years old concern you, the resort has recently undergone an extensive renovation. Conveniently located at the intersection of Las Vegas Boulevard and Tropicana Avenue, you will find yourself next door to the Luxor, and across the street from New York-New York Hotel & Casino, the Tropicana and MGM Grand. And visiting Mandalay Bay or the Luxor couldn’t be any easier. You can either take the monorail that connects the three hotels or you can beat the heat and walk from one hotel to the other without ever stepping outdoors. Room rates are certainly a value at Excalibur. Depending on what time of year you visit Las Vegas and what events are taking place in the city you can get rooms for as little as $70 per night. You will pay at least three times that amount at some of the newer resorts on the Strip. In addition, a number of their rooms have been refurbished to include pillow top mattresses and widescreen televisions. Of course, these rooms will have a slighter higher nightly rate than the standard rooms, but they can still be considered a good value. Although most resorts in Las Vegas no longer cater to families, as most resorts did back in the early 1990′s, Excalibur still welcomes vacationing families. The entire family will enjoy the Tournament of Kings dinner Show. Jousting, fireworks, horses, dancing and singing, what more could one ask for? Maybe eating dinner with your fingers? Other attractions include the newly-renovated pool area and the Fantasy Faire midway where you and the kids can test your skills at arcade and carnival style games. The casino isn’t for the kids but it does cover over 100,000 square feet. The Excalibur casino floor features hundreds of the latest slot machines with denominations from $.01 to $100, for those of you who like to think of yourself as high rollers. You can also spend time wagering on your favorite sports teams or the horse races in the full-service Race and Sports Book. And if poker is your game you won’t be disappointed by the Poker Room. In the dining category, Excalibur offers something for every taste. Try the RoundTable Buffet or the 24-hour Sherwood Forest Cafe. A recent addition is Dick’s Las Resort, very casual and very fun, the menu includes Macho Nachos, Ride’m Cowboy Rib Eye and a Case O’ King Crabs. For a dining experience that is more high-end you can tempt yourself at Sir Galahad’s, a pub and prime-rib house, or The Steakhouse at Camelot. Coming to Las Vegas to get married? How ....read more