Rio Las Vegas ****

The Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino is better known as The Rio. The Rio was the first all suite resort in the Las Vegas area. It was named after the city of Rio de Janeiro, and is influenced by Brazilian culture. The hotel towers are covered in the signature purple and red glass. The Rio hotel’s 2,522 suites range in size from 600 to 13,000 sq ft (56 to 1,200 m2) and have floor to ceiling windows. There are several private villas on property for high-rollers.

The complex includes a wine cellar that has more than 50,000 bottles. The Rio Pavilion convention center has a total of 160,000 sq ft (15,000 m2) of space. A Race and Sports Book is also available.

It is owned and operated by Caesars Entertainment Inc.

Address
3700 W Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89103
Rio
Opening date
January 15, 1990
Theme
Brazilian
No. of rooms
2,522 Suites
Total gaming space
11,000 m²
Costs
Casino type
Land-Based
Owner
Caesars Entertainment Inc.
Previous hotels
Years renovated
2005, 2007
Website
riolasvegas.com

 

Rio Details

  • Casino: Yes, 120,000 square feet. Casino games include Blackjack, Caribbean Stud Poker, Craps, Keno, Let It Ride, Pai Gow Poker, Roulette, Slots, Baccarat, Megabucks, Super Megabucks and 1,621 slot machines.
  • Race & Sports Book: Yes, a 170-seat race and sports book, equipped with 120 televisions and three big screens.
  • Restaurants: The Rio has the following dining options: All-American Bar & Grille, Búzios, Café Martorano, Carnival World Buffet, Gaylord, Hamada Asiana, Mah Jong, Sao Paulo Cafe, Sports Deli, The Village Seafood Buffet, VooDoo Steak & Lounge, McFadden’s Irish Pub, Starbucks, Whopper Bar (opening April 2011), and Wetzel’s Pretzels.
  • Entertainment: Live entertainment includes: Penn & Teller, Chippendales, headline entertainers and the Masquerade Show in the Sky. The Platters, Cornell Gunter’s Coasters and The Marvelettes perform at the Crown Theater along with Crown Comedy Jam.
  • Nightlife: I-Bar, Flirt Lounge, Crown Nightclub and VooDoo Rooftop Nightclub.
  • Attractions: Show in the Sky.
  • Pool: Yes, four pools, one with a sand bottom, and five Jacuzzis.
  • Health Club or Fitness Equipment: Yes, a complete fitness facility features Cybex training equipment, free weights, treadmills, stationary bikes and StairMasters.
  • Spa: Yes, the Rio Spa offers multiple types of massages and services. The spa also has Michael’s, a full-service salon.
  • Shops: Inspired by a Northern Italian village, the village features ornate architecture, including Italian marble and sandstone from around the world. Specialty shops include Viva Vegas, Cashman’s Photo Magic, Diamonds International, Elegant Pretenders, Field of Dreams, Kid Vegas, Rio & Logo Shop, Roland’s Boutique, the Wine Cellar Tasting Room, Higuchi, Fortune Cookie, Paradise Island Wear, La Valiza, The Masquerade Store, Vegas Flags, Chippendales store, Harley-Davidson and Landau.
  • Wedding Services: No, but guests may opt for a wedding ceremony in one of the banquet rooms.
  • Business Center: Yes.
  • Convention Rooms: Yes, 160,000 square feet.
  • Child-care Facilities: No.
  • Room Service: Yes.
  • Pets Allowed: Yes, but only in specific rooms. There is also a fee.
  • In-Room Internet Access: Each room has a phone jack for dial-up internet access.
  • Hotel Amenities: Beauty salon, guest services, currency exchange, laundry, luggage and maid service, arcade, safety deposit box, wake-up calls.
  • Parking Garage: Yes, the hotel has two parking garages and open air parking.
  • 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: Yes. Picks up at Harrah’s. No scheduled pick-up times (average wait about 30 minutes). Departs the Rio. No scheduled departure times. Hours 10 a.m. to midnight Sun.-Thurs.; 10 a.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday.
  • Standard Room Amenities: Air conditioning, alarm clock/radio, remote-controlled cable TV, hair dryer, electronic door locks, in-room safe, iron and ironing board, pay-per-view movies, refrigerator, telephone, voice mail.
  • Wheelchair Accessible Rooms: Yes.
  • Check-in Time: 3 p.m.
  • Check-out Time: 12 p.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 credit card or a cash deposit at check-in for incidental charges.

 

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