Bally’s Las Vegas ***°

Bally’s Las Vegas, formerly the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino, features 2,814 extra-sized guestrooms that are 450 sq ft (42 m2) or larger and over 175,000 sq ft (16,300 m2) of banquet and meeting space. The casino occupies 67,000 sq ft (6,200 m2). About 75% of the rooms are in the North Tower, and have been renovated in 2004. The remaining rooms are in the South Tower with views of Paris Casino, with a limited number renovated. One of the signature features of the hotel is the neon lighting wrapped around the covered moving sidewalk that brings guests from Las Vegas Boulevard to the entrance of the casino while old hits from the Rat Pack are pumped out. The resort has a large shopping area a floor below its gaming level, including several restaurants and there is a Las Vegas Monorail station at the rear of the property. Bally’s is home for the long-running production show Jubilee! which opened in 1981.

3645 Las Vegas South Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Opening date
December 5, 1973
Cosmopolitan Las Vegas
No. of rooms
Total gaming space
6,200 m²
106 Million USD
Casino type
Caesars Entertainment Corp.
Previous names
Bonanza (since 1967)
New Bonanza
MGM Grand (since 1973-1985)
Bally’s (1985-1987)
Years renovated
1981, 1994, 2004


Bally’s Details

  • Casino: Yes, 67,000 square feet. More than 1,500 electronic slot and video poker machines including Megabucks and Super Megabucks. Table games include Blackjack, Baccarat and Mini-Baccarat, Caribbean Stud Poker, Craps, Keno, Let It Ride, Poker, Pai Gow Poker and Roulette. Other games include Big Six Wheel, Spanish 21, War and Fortune Pai Gow. There is a poker room.
  • Race & Sports Book: Yes, a 256-seat race and sports book, equipped with 150 televisions and 11 big screens. The largest television is 8-by-6 feet.
  • Restaurants: Bally’s has the following dining options: Bally’s Steakhouse, Bally’s Steakhouse Bar, Java Coast, Nathan’s Hot Dogs, Nosh Snack Bar, Sea, Sidewalk Café, Sterling Brunch, Terrace Café and Tequila Bar and Grill. Mall restaurants are Sbarro, and Ichiban.
  • Entertainment: Entertainment can be found in the 1,040-seat Jubilee! Theater, home to Jubilee! and The Price is Right – Live. Additional entertainment can be found in the Indigo Lounge.
  • Nightlife: No.
  • Attractions: Yes, the Jubilee! All Access Backstage Walking Tour.
  • Pool: Yes, one oversized pool.
  • Health Club or Fitness Equipment: Yes.
  • Spa: Yes, The Spa at Bally’s offers multiple types of massages and services. There is also a Paul Addi’s Beauty Salon.
  • Shops: Park Place Jewelers, Signatures Boutique and Bally’s Avenue Shoppes. More than 20 specialty and clothing stores, including Las Vegas Harley Davidson.
  • Wedding Services: No.
  • Business Center: Yes, located in the indoor avenue of shops that connects Bally’s and Paris’ casinos.
  • Convention Rooms: Yes, 175,000 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: Concierge, currency exchange, laundry service, luggage service, maid service, safety deposit box, wake-up call, tennis courts and video arcade.
  • Parking Garage: Yes, shares the seven-story Paris garage.
  • RV Park: No.
  • Shuttle Service to the airport: No, but shuttle service to and from the airport is available for a fee from an outside company.
  • 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, remote-controlled cable TV, desk, hair dryer, electronic door locks, in-room safe, iron and ironing board, on-command movies, pay-per-view movies, radio, 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: Rates are for single or double occupancy only. An additional person rate of  $30 per person, per night will be charged, regardless of age.
  • Incidental Charges: Hotel requires a credit card or a cash deposit for incidental charges.


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