Excalibur ***

The Excalibur Hotel and Casino is situated at the Tropicana – Las Vegas Boulevard intersection. The hotel is linked by overhead pedestrian bridges to neighboring casinos to the north (New York-New York, across Tropicana Avenue) and to the east (Tropicana, across the Strip). There is a free tram that connects Excalibur to its sister MGM Resorts International properties to the south, Luxor and Mandalay Bay.

Excalibur, named for the mythical sword of King Arthur, uses the Arthurian theme in several ways. Its facade is a stylized image of a castle. Until 2007, a wizard-like figure representing Merlin looked out from a high turret (since replaced by a figure advertising Dick’s Last Resort).

Address
Las Vegas South Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Excalibur
Opening date
June 19, 1990
Theme
Camelot
No. of rooms
3,981
Total gaming space
9,300 m²
Costs
375 million USD
Casino type
Land
Owner
MGM Resorts International
Previous hotels
Years renovated
2000, 2007
Website
www.excalibur.com

 

Excalibur Details

  • Casino: Yes, 100,000 square feet. Casino games include Blackjack, Caribbean Stud Poker, Craps, Keno, Let It Ride, Pai Gow Poker, Poker (7-Card Stud and Texas Hold ‘Em), Roulette, Slots, Video Poker, Video Keno, Big Six Wheel, Mini-Baccarat and Megabucks. The casino has a poker area.
  • Race & Sports Book: Yes, a 145-seat race and sports book, equipped with 35 televisions, plus a big screen.
  • Restaurants: The Excalibur has the following dining options: The Steakhouse at Camelot, Baja Fresh, Dick’s Last Resort , Drenched (open only in the summer), Lynyrd Skynyrd BBQ & Beer, Roundtable Buffet, Krispy Kreme, Starbucks and a food court.
  • Entertainment: King Arthur’s Arena, a 900-seat Amphitheater with two dinner shows nightly of Tournament of Kings; catch the The Thunder from Down Under; Guests can relive the music of the Bee Gees at The Australian Bee Gees Show. The Fun Dungeon features carnival games and two motion-simulator rides.
  • Nightlife: Yes, the 100-seat, biker-themed Octane Lounge offers live entertainment, a full bar menu and signature cocktails. There is also The Lounge, a casino bar with entertainment on the select nights.
  • Attractions: Yes, there is a midway carnival and an arcade. The hotel also features 3-D and 4-D rides, including Sponge Bob 4-D Motion Ride, Extreme Log Ride and Happy Feet 4D ride.
  • Pool: Yes, four pools.
  • Health Club or Fitness Equipment: Yes.
  • Spa: Yes, the 13,000-square-foot Royal Treatment Spa & Fitness Center offers multiple types of massages and services. A salon is located outside the spa in the hotel.
  • Shops: Specialty shops.
  • Wedding Services: Yes, the Canterbury Wedding Chapel offers a number wedding ceremony packages.
  • Business Center: No.
  • Convention Rooms: Yes, banquet and meeting facility houses more than 12,000 square feet of space.
  • Room Service: Yes, offered from 5 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Pets Allowed: No.
  • In-Room Internet Access: Each room has high-speed internet access available for a fee.
  • Hotel Amenities: Luggage service, maid service, valet parking, wake-up call, laundry service and shops.
  • Parking Garage: Yes, a three-story parking garage.
  • RV Park: No.
  • Shuttle Service to the airport: Shuttle service to and from the airport available for a fee from an outside company.
  • Shuttle Service to the Strip: There is a free monorail that passes from Excalibur to Mandalay Bay with a stop at the Luxor.
  • Standard Room Amenities: Air conditioning, clock radio, remote-controlled cable TV, pay-per-view movies, desk, electronic door locks, telephone, hair dryer and 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: The maximum total number of guests (adults and children) in a room is four.
  • Incidental Charges: Hotel requires a $20 per day credit card or $30 per day cash deposit for incidental charges A resort fee of $12.50 per room per night includes fitness center access, free daily newspaper, free incoming faxes, free wired internet access in guest room, unlimited local telephone calls, toll free and domestic long distance domestic calls. The resort fee listed above does not include tax. Some resorts also apply room tax to their resort fee.

 

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