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MGM Grand Hotel & Casino

3799 Las Vegas Boulevard South | Las Vegas, NV 89109 [See Map]
#31 in Best Las Vegas Hotels
Hotel Class 4.0-star Critic Rating Moderate Guest Rating
TripAdvior Traveler Rating

Based on 9020 reviews
Property Type Resort hotel and casino with 6,198 rooms, 30 floors
Primary View(s) City center
Style Opulent, Modern
Best For Business travelers, Couples

U.S. News Review

At the massive MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, bigger is better, even if it makes the floor plan confusing to navigate. Not that you really need to find your way to the door to leave, anyway: The MGM houses more than 5,000 rooms and suites, nearly 30 different dining options, eight bars and clubs and nine entertainment venues, including the popular Hakkasan nightclub and Wet Republic pool complex. Top entertainers include David Copperfield, the acrobats of Cirque du Soleil's Kà and a regular rotation of comedians at Brad Garrett's Comedy Club. And despite its confusing and immense layout, the MGM still fares well with Vegas travelers — though they do recommend you pack a comfortable pair of shoes. You'll find this MGM Resorts property on the Strip, across the street from the New York - New York Hotel and Casino.

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Critic Reviews

Frommer's

“Once-bland accommodations are now sexy stunners with bold accents of green or magenta making the visuals pop, floor-to-ceiling padded headboards, and mirrors making them seem bigger than they are, and lots of new technology such as 40-inch flat-screen televisions and a connectivity center, making them feel cutting edge.”
Award: Frommer's Highly Recommended

Forbes

“... the MGM Grand is a true Las Vegas icon: the city's largest hotel, a major concert and sporting event venue, full of nightlife and entertainment options and celebrity chef restaurants, including arguably the nation's single best fine dining spot, the 3-Michelin starred, Forbes 5-Star, Joel Robuchon.”

AAA

“This gigantic green building, originally themed after the Wizard of Oz, stakes claim as the world's largest hotel. ... The gaming floor is the largest in Vegas and provides many of shopping, nightlife, gaming and dining choices.”
Award: AAA/CAA Four Diamond Lodgings 2015

Other Awards:
  • Lonely Planet Recommended

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 9020 guests have reviewed the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, giving it a rating of 4.0, on a scale of 1-5.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating: 4.0 (based on 9020 reviews)

Guest Reviews: Read most recent guest reviews

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Amenities

  • Room Service
  • Internet Access
  • Business Center
  • Dining
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Pool

Location & Parking

Located along the southern end of the Las Vegas Strip, the MGM Grand is situated across from New York-New York Hotel & Casino. MGM Grand lives up to its name as the largest hotel in Las Vegas by number of guest rooms and it is also home to the city's largest casino.

  • McCarran International Airport is 2 miles southeast of the hotel

  • 24-hour valet parking (free)
  • 24-hour self-parking (free)
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Bus stop
  • Train station
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Restaurants
  • Beach
  • Grocery store
  • Movie theater
  • Theater
  • Shopping

Guest Rooms

There are a variety of categories of guest rooms at MGM Grand, where the accommodations are spread throughout four 30-story towers. Standard rooms are the grand kings, which are contemporary in design, with splashes of colorful and patterned accent pieces. Amenities include king-sized beds, marble bathrooms with a backlit vanity, and laptop-sized safes, among others.

  • Daily resort fee is $29 and includes Wi-Fi access and use of cardio room in hotel

Standard room size:

446 square feet
  • Internet (free)
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Dining

MGM Grand has some of the top chefs in the world operating under its roof. Wolfgang Puck, Tom Colicchio and Emeril Lagasse all have restaurants here, and award-winning French chef Joel Robuchon has two restaurants at this hotel as well. Guests can choose fine dining at one of these eateries, which include the Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill, Tom Colicchio's Craftsteak, Emeril's New Orleans Fish House and the Joel Robuchon Restaurant. There's also an outpost of the popular Hakkasan, which serves Cantonese cuisine and transitions into one of the Strip's most popular nightclubs in the evening. In addition to fine dining, there are plenty of casual dining options, including a food court, a buffet and quick to-go spots.

  • Room service available 24/7
  • Multiple bars and lounges on-site as well

Number of restaurants:

28

Cuisine types:

Buffet, Mexican, Asian, Italian, French, American

Awards:

AAA/CAA, Forbes Star Rating
  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free breakfast

Pool

The pool complex at the MGM Grand is enormous, with multiple separate pools, including the adults-only Directors Pool, three whirlpools and a 1,000-foot-long lazy river with waterfalls. All are located within the 6.5-acre area, and there are lounge chairs available for use and cabanas for rent. There are also five bars and the Cabana Grille.

  • Wet Republic functions as a pool day club, featuring DJs like Steve Aoki, Afrojack and Calvin Harris
  • Splash shop sells pool accessories
  • Tube rentals available for a fee
  • Poolside massage services available

Number of pools:

7

Pool types:

  • Lap pool
  • Wading pool
  • Lazy river
  • Family pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Whirlpool/hot tub
  • Adults-only pool
  • Seasonal
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Indoor/outdoor combo

Pool amenities:

  • Lifeguard on duty
  • Poolside service
  • Waterslide
  • Deck chairs or cabanas
  • Pool bar

Spa

The 30,000-square-foot Grand Spa boasts 26 treatment rooms, multiple relaxation lounges and whirlpools, among other features. Cristophe Salon provides haircare services, including color, haircuts and makeup services.

  • Spa hours are 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday through Sunday
  • Salon hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily

Services offered:

  • Massage
  • Facial
  • Body treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
  • Salon services
  • Outdoor treatment area
  • Steam room
  • Sauna

Kids

The hotel's 1,000-foot-long lazy river is a great attraction for kids. The hotel is also home to the Rainforest Cafe, which features robotic, talking animals alongside your meals.

  • Babysitting services available through the concierge

  • Kids club
  • Cribs
  • High chairs

Fitness

There is a fitness center located within the spa and it features cardiovascular machines and strength-training equipment. There is a separate cardio room located on the fourth floor that is included in the hotel's resort fee and open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily.

  • Gym-only passes are $10 per day
  • All access spa passes, which includes use of the gym and locker rooms, are $25 per day

  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
  • Bicycles
  • Tennis
  • Guided runs
  • Paddle boats
  • Motor boats

Business

The MGM Grand offers 602,000 square feet of meeting space, which includes 57 meeting rooms for 20 to 10,000 people. The 92,000-square-foot Marquee Ballroom alone can hold upward of 6,000 guests. The MGM Grand Garden Arena is the site of the annual Billboard Music Awards, concerts and boxing events.

  • Business center is run by FedEx and is open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Number of meeting rooms:

57
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Meeting and event planners available

Pets

Golf

The hotel doesn't have a golf course located at the property, but MGM Resorts grants its guests exclusive access to Shadow Creek Golf Course. It is located 14 miles north of the MGM Grand.

  • Booking comes with limousine transportation to and from the course as well as a personal caddie

  • Golf carts
  • Golf packages
  • Club rentals
  • Club house
  • Refreshment stand or restaurant
  • Caddy service
  • Pro shop

Wedding

The MGM Grand has two wedding chapels, a ballroom, and four other outdoor venues, including the Terraza which overlooks the MGM Grand, available to host celebrations, plus the Cabana for very intimate ceremonies. The Forever Grand Legacy Chapel can hold 70 guests, while the Cherish Chapel can hold 45. There are also multiple reception venues including the MGM Grand Conference Center, as well as various restaurant and suite rentals.

  • MGM offers a wedding webcam, which can livestream the wedding day and allow for download later online

Maximum wedding guest capacity:

70
  • Hotel hosts weddings
  • Outdoor space for weddings
  • Wedding planners available

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MGM Grand Hotel & Casino

3799 Las Vegas Boulevard South | Las Vegas, NV 89109 [See Full Map]