MGM Grand ****°

The MGM Grand Las Vegas is the 2nd largest hotel in the world and2nd  largest hotel resort complex in the United States behind The Venetian. The MGM Grand was the largest hotel in the world when it opened in 1993. The Hotel is owned and operated by MGM Resorts International. the 30-floor main building is 293 ft (89 m) high. The property includes five outdoor pools, rivers, and waterfalls that cover 6.6 acres (2.7 ha), a 380,000 sq ft (35,000 m2) convention center, the MGM Grand Garden Arena, CBS Television City, and the Grand Spa. It also houses numerous shops and night clubs, 19 restaurants, and the largest casino in Clark County, which occupies 171,500 sq ft (15,930 m2).

Located on the Tropicana – Las Vegas Boulevard intersection, pedestrians are not allowed to cross at street level. Instead, the MGM Grand is linked by overhead pedestrian bridges to its neighboring casinos: to the south across Tropicana Avenue, the Tropicana, and to the west across the Strip, the New York-New York.

It is one of the three large hotels in Las Vegas that has a 13th floor.

Address
3799 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, Nevada 89109
MGM Grand
Opening date
December 18, 1993
Theme
Hollywood
No. of rooms
6,852
Total gaming space
15,930 m²
Costs
Casino type
Land
Owner
MGM Resorts International
Previous names
Marina
MGM-Marina
Years renovated
1996, 2005
Website
www.mgmgrand.com

 

 

The hotel rooms are located in several buildings including:

  • The main hotel building, with 5,044 rooms (4,293 rooms and 751 suites) including the SKYLOFTS at MGM Grand with 51 lofts located on the top two floors of the hotel building.
  • The three The Signature at MGM Grand towers each with 576 suites (designed by Bergman Walls Associates)
  • The Mansion at MGM Grand with 29 villas
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SKYLOFTS at the MGM Grand

SKYLOFTS occupies the top two floors of the MGM Grand’s main building. While it operates semi-independently of the main hotel, it effectively serves as the Grand’s ultra-luxury penthouses. It is independent enough of the main hotel that the AAA Five Diamond Award was bestowed exclusively on SKYLOFTS rather than on the MGM Grand as a whole. In 2009 the SKYLOFTS also received the coveted Forbes 5 Star Award which made it one of 44 hotels in North America to achieve such rating. SKYLOFTS also received the Forbes 5 star award again for the year 2010 which makes it one of 3 5 Star 5 Diamond resorts on the Las Vegas Strip. SKYLOFTS is also independently a member of The Leading Small Hotels of the World. Amenities include a private elevator, a personal concierge and butler, a large entertainment system that extends throughout the loft, and a luxurious bathroom including a spa-like bathtub and a steam shower.

Clubs and Pools

  • Studio 54 (Las Vegas), a re-creation of New York’s Studio 54 nightclub.
  • Wet Republic Pool Party, featuring eight pools and spa areas with the only salt water pools in Vegas, eight underwater speakers, six VIP bungalows, ten party cabanas, 18 day beds, 80 chaise lounges and a custom elevated DJ booth.

 

MGM Grand Details

  • Number of Rooms: 5,034.
  • Casino: Yes, 171,500 square feet. Casino Games include Blackjack, Roulette, Craps, Pai Gow Poker, Pai Gow, Caribbean Stud and Let It Ride, Slots, Baccarat, Keno and Megabucks.
  • Race & Sports Book: Yes, a 104-seat race and sports book, equipped with 94 televisions and 44 big screens.
  • Restaurants: The MGM Grand has the following dining options: Joël Robuchon, L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon, Seablue, Tom Colicchio’s Craftsteak, Pearl, Diego, Fiamma Trattoria, Emeril’s New Orleans Fish House, Nobhill Tavern, Rainforest Cafe, Wolfgang Puck Bar & Grill, Grand Wok and Sushi Bar, Shibuya, Studio Café, Stage Deli, Grand Buffet, ‘wichcraft and the seasonal Cabana Grille; plus three Starbucks and a food court.
  • Entertainment: Entertainment includes: Cirque du Soleil’s ; MGM Grand’s Crazy Horse Paris; visiting headliners at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, a 17,157-seat special events center; The Hollywood Theatre, a 650-seat theatre and lounges.
  • Nightlife: Studio 54 nightclub, and Tabú ultra lounge.
  • Attractions: The Lion Habitat features a multilevel, glass-enclosed area from which the public can watch the lions feed, play and sleep and CBS Television City Research Center, where you can screen new television shows. MGM Grand also features its interactive attraction, CSI: The Experience.
  • Pool: Yes, the 27,000-square-foot Grand Pool complex features five pools, a 1,000-foot-long lazy river pool and three Jacuzzis.
  • Health Club or Fitness Equipment: Yes.
  • Spa: Yes, the 29,000-square-foot The Grand Spa and Salon features more than 20 treatment rooms offers multiple types of massages and services. The spa also has Cristophe Salon, a full-service salon.
  • Shops: Studio Walk (a 115,000-square-foot shopping promenade) includes the following shops: Watch Boutique, Misura Men’s Shop, Optica, Xclusiv, The Sony 3-D Experience, 32 Degrees bar and Paradiso . Star Lane Shops includes an arcade and these shops: Vittorio, Haagan Daaz, Bijous-Terner,  Grand Candy, Pearl Factory, Positively Grand, Welcome to Las Vegas, Rainforest Cafe shop and Harley Davidson, Everything’s $10, Star Magnets, Yummy’s Cafe, New York Pretzel, Houdini’s Magic Shop, City of Lights, Nathan’s and Fat Tuesday. Other stores in the hotel include Front Page News Stand, Davidoff, Marshall Grand Spirits, MGM Grand & Co.
  • Wedding Services: Yes, the The Forever Grand Wedding Chapel offers a number of wedding ceremony packages.
  • Business Center: Yes.
  • Convention Rooms: Yes, a 50,000-square-foot Premier Ballroom, 62,000-square-foot Grand Ballroom/Exhibit Hall, 5,000-square-foot Vista Ballroom, more than 30 breakout rooms, two boardrooms, and more than 50,000 square feet of pre-function space.
  • Child-care Facilities: No.
  • Room Service: Yes.
  • Pets Allowed: No.
  • In-Room Internet Access: All rooms feature high-speed Wi-Fi internet access for a fee.
  • Hotel Amenities: Concierge, laundry, luggage and maid service, currency exchange, safety deposit box, wake-up calls.
  • Parking Garage: Yes, a seven-story parking garage.
  • RV Park: No.
  • Shuttle Service to the airport: Shuttle transportation (one-way and round-trip) is available for a fee at the MGM check-in desk located near carousel one in the main baggage claim at McCarran International Airport. The MGM check-in desk handles check-in and shuttle arrangements for guests of the MGM Grand. Shuttle transportation can be billed to your hotel room. The check-in desk is open daily, 9 a.m. – 11 p.m.
  • Shuttle Service to the Strip: The new Las Vegas monorail route includes stops at: MGM Grand, Bally’s / Paris, Flamingo, Harrah’s / Imperial Palace, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas Hilton and the Sahara.
  • Standard Room Amenities: Air conditioning, alarm clock/radio, remote-controlled cable TV, desk, on-command/pay-per-view movies, hair dryer, electronic door locks, in-room safe, iron and ironing board, telephone, voice mail.
  • Wheelchair Accessible Rooms: Yes.
  • Check-in Time: 3 p.m.
  • Check-out Time: 11 a.m.
  • Minimum Age to Reserve a Room: 21 years.
  • Policies: Children 12 and under stay free with an adult. The maximum total number of guests in a West Wing room is two, as the rooms only have king beds. The maximum total number of guests (adults and children) in a room is four.
  • Incidental Charges: The MGM Grand charges a mandatory $20 per room, per night resort fee plus tax. This fee is not included in your reservation and will be collected by the hotel at check-in. The resort fee includes: daily high speed internet access, daily newspaper available at Front Page newsstand, Cardio Room access, complimentary printing of boarding passes at the business center or concierge, complimentary business center services (notary, faxes and copies, limited) and unlimited local and toll-free calls. Hotel requires a credit card or a cash deposit for incidental charges.

 

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