Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas
What We Love
- The New Press lobby lounge and wine bar is one of the few places in Vegas where you can eat outside—under misters and umbrellas, of course
- Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque du Soleil is one of the hottest tickets in town
What To Know
- As the southernmost hotel on the Strip, the Four Seasons is a long way from many of the most popular casinos, restaurants and shows
- The new nonsmoking status might frustrate puffers
- The private connection from Mandalay Bay back into the Four Seasons can be hard to find and requires a room key; forget yours and you face a long walk outside
- Handicap Accessible
- Parking On Site
- Room Service
A $30 million renovation has brought in a contemporary Art Deco look and feel, with rooms positively gleaming with towering mirrors, geometric metallic wallpaper, chrome cocktail tables and silky headboards. Room classes vary by view, with a premium one overlooking the Strip, followed by the pool complex. The building is cunningly designed so the Four Seasons has a separate entrance with a porte cochere, standalone lobby and private pool all built onto the exterior of Mandalay Bay; elevators and guest rooms are within the actual Mandalay Bay building with a direct connection onto the casino floor only for Four Seasons guests. Rooms feature the signature Four Seasons bathrooms, large and made of marble, with separate soaking tubs and walk-in showers, Etro toiletries and in-mirror TVs. All mattresses and linens are high-end and brand new, and standard amenities include thick Frette robes, comfortable slippers and turn-down service with free shoeshines. For many guests the lushly landscaped private pool, with staff distributing fresh fruit, Evian spritzes and chilled water, is attraction enough. But you also have access to the adjacent Mandalay Bay pool complex, which has a lazy river, 2,700 tons of real sand, a 1.6 million–gallon wave pool and a tops-optional adult party area. Get in on the action, and then retreat back to the serenity of the Four Seasons Spa. You won’t go hungry with the Italian fare at Verandah, small plates at the Pool Bar and nouveau steakhouse fare at Charlie Palmer, and more than two dozen restaurants next door at Mandalay, with a laundry list of celeb chefs (Michael Mina, Wolfgang Puck, Rick Moonen, Hubert Keller, and more).
In the Area
Old Downtown Las Vegas is currently experiencing a big renaissance and is worth a visit, especially for the new can’t-miss Neon Museum and the entertaining Mob Museum. There’s also a new state-of-the-art Children’s Museum for families, all close to each other. One of the city’s less heralded but still standout attractions is Shark Reef, a full aquarium with a focus on predators, right in Mandalay Bay and another top family attraction. As part of the MGM resorts family, the Four Seasons offers guests access to MGM’s otherwise private Shadow Creek Golf Club, the only course in Vegas ranked in the nation’s top 10 and a fantastic luxury golf experience.
How to Get There
My husband and I spent 3 nights at the hotel. Considering the hype around this hotel I expected/hoped for something fantastic. When we checked in no one offered to take our bags or show us around. At check in the lady serving us told us there was a steak restaurant , a spa and a restaurant serving breakfast. She then pointed us( still carrying our luggage )in the direction of the elevator. Over the next 24 hours we discovered an excellent gym, a casino, a lovely pool , a food court and several restaurants attached to the hotel. No one had told us that these facilities existed. There is a shuttle service that operates on a first come/first serve basis. It can’t be booked and doesn’t run to a timetable. Each time we asked to use it we were advised the wait would be around 3-40 minutes. When we checked no one offered to take our bags or asked how our experience in the hotel had been. I suspect they knew they might not like our answer. On the plus side the rooms are lovely and there are great facilities ( if you discover them for yourself).
The hotel sits on the top 4 floors of Mandalay Bay Hotel. All amenities are separate including pool, spa, restaurants and entrance. There is no casino but there is a "secret key only" entrance to the Mandalay casino. The pool is quiet and service there for drinks and snacks is very attentive.
The staff is warm and attentive. The hotel and room were beautiful. The location in relation to the strip itself is perfect. The atmosphere is relaxing and comfortable. I got a life-changing massage and my wife got a facial that was "unbelievable".