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Mandalay Bay

3950 Las Vegas Boulevard South | Las Vegas, NV 89119 [See Map]
#28 in Best Las Vegas Hotels
Hotel Class 4.0-star Critic Rating Moderate Guest Rating
TripAdvior Traveler Rating

Based on 8168 reviews
Property Type Resort hotel and casino with 3,211 rooms, 43 floors
Primary View(s) City center
Style Modern, Opulent
Best For Business travelers, Families, Couples

U.S. News Review

Perched at the south end of the Strip, Mandalay Bay offers a great view of bustling Sin City. And when you want to explore Las Vegas further, there's a monorail system that will take you to other casinos nearby. Recent travelers give Mandalay Bay mixed reviews, though; some complain that there are too many kids at the pool and man-made beach (it's known as one of the most family-friendly hotels in town) while others describe a relaxing ambiance at the poolside cabanas. Rooms at the upscale Mandalay Bay feature spa tubs, floor-to-ceiling windows, 42-inch flat-screen TVs and his and hers closets. If you're really hankering for a quieter atmosphere, you can book a room upstairs at the Four Seasons, which occupies the Mandalay Bay Tower's top five floors.

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Critic Reviews

Fodor's

“Mandalay itself is decked out like a South Seas beach resort, complete with the scent of coconut oil drifting through the casino and pagodas rising out of the vast casino floor.”

Frommer's

“Reservations at many of the nearly two dozen restaurants in Mandalay Bay are among the most sought after in town.”
Award: Frommer's Exceptional

Other Awards:
  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Lodgings 2015
  • Lonely Planet Recommended

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 8168 guests have reviewed the Mandalay Bay, giving it a rating of 4.0, on a scale of 1-5.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating: 4.0 (based on 8168 reviews)

Guest Reviews: Read most recent guest reviews

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Amenities

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

Location & Parking

Mandalay Bay is easily spotted on the southern end of the Las Vegas Strip thanks to its gold-tinted windows and towering facade. Located next to the Luxor hotel, Mandalay Bay is connected to the Egyptian pyramid-style hotel through a shopping corridor.

  • Location on the southern end of the Strip means that hopping the tram is necessary to get to the center of the action
  • It is perhaps best known for its Shark Reef Aquarium, home to more than 2,000 sea creatures in 1.6 million gallons of water
  • McCarran International Airport is just east 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

The guest rooms and suites at Mandalay Bay offer a luxurious look and feel with modern, stylish furniture, pillow-top mattresses, imported stone in the bathrooms and deep-soaking bathtubs. Other amenities include 42-inch flat-screen TVs, floor-to-ceiling windows, lighted closets and minibars.

  • Views are of the mountain, the resort's beach or the Las Vegas Strip
  • Bathrooms feature 15-inch flat-screen TVs
  • Resort fee of $32.38 includes in-room Internet and access to resort facilities

Standard room size:

550 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

There are 26 restaurants within Mandalay Bay, offering a dizzying array of choices. There are several outposts of celebrity chef restaurants, including eateries from Wolfgang Puck, Michael Mina and Herbert Keller. Cuisine style ranges from Asian and Mexican to French and a classic American steakhouse. More casual offerings vary from an Irish pub and a pizza place to a sports bar and noodle shop.

  • Two additional restaurants, including Charlie Palmer Steak, are located within the Four Seasons hotel, part of the Mandalay Bay complex

Number of restaurants:

26

Cuisine types:

Buffet, Asian, Italian, American, Mexican, French

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 Mandalay Bay Beach is an 11-acre area complete with a lazy river, a wave pool and three pools, as well as a real sand beach.

  • From May to September, the Beach Concert Series features live performances from famous musicians
  • Moorea Beach is an adults-only, top optional area
  • Cabana, bungalow and villa rentals available
  • Raft and tube rentals are available for the wave pool and lazy river

Number of pools:

5

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 Spa Mandalay has a variety of amenities, including a steam room, a sauna, a cold plunge pool, heated whirlpools and a relaxation lounge. In addition to massages, facials and body treatments, the spa offers nail services, tanning and waxing.

  • Local residents get 25 percent off services Sunday through Thursday

Services offered:

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

Kids

The lazy river and wave pool are very popular with families.

  • The wide ranging restaurants with varying price points are good for families
  • No kids club
  • Kids club
  • Cribs
  • High chairs

Fitness

The fitness center is a 3,000-square-foot facility with cardio and weight-training equipment and floor-to-ceiling windows that let in natural light. It is located within the Spa Mandalay.

  • Access to fitness center is included in resort fee and a $25 pass must be purchased to use spa facilities
  • Lockers provided
  • Open 6 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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

Business

Mandalay Bay opened as the fifth-largest convention center in the United States. It has 1.7 million square feet of event space and can accommodate up to 30,000 attendees at a trade show or conference. Rooms available for use include pillarless high-ceiling ballrooms and multiple breakout venues. Mandalay Bay's Events Center (12,000 seats), 11-acre beach and Shark Reef Aquarium are some unique areas in which to host events and business gatherings.

  • No meeting planners on staff but outside vendors provide assistance with event execution and audiovisual equipment

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

Pets

Golf

There is a course nearby.

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

Wedding

There are three wedding chapels on-site and a variety of unique venues for ceremonies, including the Shark Reef Aquarium and the Beach. Valley of the Falls is the largest wedding venue with a maximum of 120 guests.

Maximum wedding guest capacity:

120
  • Hotel hosts weddings
  • Outdoor space for weddings
  • Wedding planners available

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3950 Las Vegas Boulevard South | Las Vegas, NV 89119 [See Full Map]