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Yearning for the days of old Vegas? You can't get much more vintage than staying at a casino that's on the National Register of Historic Places.Step back in time at the El Cortez, where you can experience the history, style and personal service standards of classic Vegas -- along with dining, a bustling casino floor and an elegant bar.Opened in 1941, the El Cortez is one of the longest continuously running hotel/casino in Las Vegas. Bugsy Siegel was among a group of men -- all with ties to the mob -- who owned the joint for a short time in the mid '40s. Now that's old Vegas.Today, the El Cortez is in a revitalized area of downtown dubbed the Fremont East Entertainment District, where there is an active arts scene. Restored neon signs line the street in front of the property. Visitors are also just a short walk away from a handful of eclectic bars, the Downtown Container Park and the famous Fremont Street Experience attraction.The resort's casino has long been popular with visitors and locals. There are more than 1,000 slot machines on the casino floor, including numerous coin-operated ones. It's one of the only casinos left in town that has the retro clinking coin machines. The El Cortez has a keno lounge and a sports book that's affiliated with Station Casinos.For old school dining bargains, head to the 24-hour Café Cortez for affordable breakfast options, prime rib deals and late-night specials. There's also a small food court just off the lobby with a Subway, Dreyer's Ice Cream Shop and Seattle's Best Coffee.Gamers who don't want to leave a hot machine or table can take advantage of El Cortez’s Gambling Gourmet, a game-side dining service that will deliver food to you so you can play uninterrupted.In 2015, Siegel's 1941 will open at the resort. A true classic Vegas dining experience, it will feature favorites like prime rib and stone crab as well as some special chef-driven selections.The El Cortez offers bars in the lobby and casino, but the centerpiece is The Parlour Bar & Lounge, which is decorated in rich textures with smoky mirrors, leather club chair seating and a baby grand piano. The Parlour is the perfect place to grab a drink from the vintage cocktail menu and listen to live music. Guests can sip on a mint julep, a drink that originated in the 1700s, or try a more modern concoction like the Parlour Refresher. The bar also serves small bites like artichoke dip, fish tacos and wings.
 
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fromSan bernardino CA
Age:25 to 34
Gender:Male
Travel Purpose:Vacation/Pleasure
Travel Companions:Family
Purchase Frequency:Once a year
Star Rating Accuracy:Perfect
Gambler:Yes
Game:Progressive Slots
No, I do not recommend this product.
Casino was cool so were the places to eat but the rooms were very bad
PostedMarch 12, 2013
My wife and I had a very good time in the casino and the dinner had very good food.however the ladys at the dinner were very rube and my room was horable.firstsome teens kicked in the door at my sons room twice and my room was right across from a club so I couldnt sleep untill 4:00 am the music went on and on not a very good Vegas experance.
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Yearning for the days of old Vegas? You can't get much more vintage than staying at a casino that's on the National Register of Historic Places.Step back in time at the El Cortez, where you can experience the history, style and personal service standards of classic Vegas -- along with dining, a bustling casino floor and an elegant bar.Opened in 1941, the El Cortez is one of the longest continuously running hotel/casino in Las Vegas. Bugsy Siegel was among a group of men -- all with ties to the mob -- who owned the joint for a short time in the mid '40s. Now that's old Vegas.Today, the El Cortez is in a revitalized area of downtown dubbed the Fremont East Entertainment District, where there is an active arts scene. Restored neon signs line the street in front of the property. Visitors are also just a short walk away from a handful of eclectic bars, the Downtown Container Park and the famous Fremont Street Experience attraction.The resort's casino has long been popular with visitors and locals. There are more than 1,000 slot machines on the casino floor, including numerous coin-operated ones. It's one of the only casinos left in town that has the retro clinking coin machines. The El Cortez has a keno lounge and a sports book that's affiliated with Station Casinos.For old school dining bargains, head to the 24-hour Café Cortez for affordable breakfast options, prime rib deals and late-night specials. There's also a small food court just off the lobby with a Subway, Dreyer's Ice Cream Shop and Seattle's Best Coffee.Gamers who don't want to leave a hot machine or table can take advantage of El Cortez’s Gambling Gourmet, a game-side dining service that will deliver food to you so you can play uninterrupted.In 2015, Siegel's 1941 will open at the resort. A true classic Vegas dining experience, it will feature favorites like prime rib and stone crab as well as some special chef-driven selections.The El Cortez offers bars in the lobby and casino, but the centerpiece is The Parlour Bar & Lounge, which is decorated in rich textures with smoky mirrors, leather club chair seating and a baby grand piano. The Parlour is the perfect place to grab a drink from the vintage cocktail menu and listen to live music. Guests can sip on a mint julep, a drink that originated in the 1700s, or try a more modern concoction like the Parlour Refresher. The bar also serves small bites like artichoke dip, fish tacos and wings.
 

Do you have transportation to the strips ?

Yes we had our car and we went to the strip to see zoanity
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