Mirage Resort & Casino
What We Love
- The best central location on the Strip, in the heart of the Vegas action
- The first casino to seriously embrace poker still has one of the city’s best poker rooms
- The hot party at 16,000-square-foot 1OAK and the very cool indoor/outdoor Rhumbar with cigars and tropical drinks
What To Know
- The swimming pool complex is very nice, but the adults-only Bare Pool Lounge charges fees for both ladies and guys
- A resort fee per night will be collected at the property upon check-in
- The hourly erupting volcano show always draws a big influx of non-guest tourists into the lobby and main casino area, so it’s best to view this on your way out to someplace else
- Free WiFi
- Parking On Site
- Room Service
With windows splashed with gold dust, a pyrotechnic volcano light show and a high-stakes poker room, The Mirage is quintessential Vegas. Despite its vast scale, it manages to maintain an air of intimacy, starting in the check-in area, which is separated from the main casino by an atrium jungle. Crossing flowing streams and walking through lush foliage instantly transports you off the busy boulevard and into a luxe oasis. You can very easily pass a delightfully busy weekend here without ever leaving the resort thanks to shows like Cirque du Soleil’s The Beatles LOVE and ventriloquist Terry Fator and the family-friendly Secret Garden of Siegfried & Roy, an open-air landscaped zoo with rare white tigers, panthers and leopards as well as a dolphin-swimming complex. Or forget the family and hightail it to the European (read: topless) Bare Pool Lounge, lined by posh daybeds and cabanas. After dark, New York transplant 1OAK nightclub is one of the hottest parties on the Strip with 16,000 square feet of lounges, dance floors and state-of-the-art sound systems. The Mirage doesn’t rely on celeb chefs to anchor its restaurants, but that doesn’t mean they’re not delicious—just a little lower-profile. Choose between sushi at Japonais, neo American at STACK, and the meatfest of the Samba Brazilian steakhouse. For a quick but decadent bite try the Las Vegas incarnation of the Carnegie Deli or go for a big burger and spiked milkshake at BLT Burger.
In the Area
Imported from New Zealand, Minus5° Ice Bar is entirely made of ice—even the stools and glasses. You don a fur coat or parka, Russian hat and gloves, and enjoy ice cold cocktails and an arctic experience. Seen enough poker on TV? Ready to give it a try? The Mirage hosts daily buy-in poker tournaments twice a day. Easily the best golf course in Vegas, Shadow Creek is open only to guests of MGM Resorts hotels (including the Mirage), and those fees include round-trip limo transfers and a caddie. Illuminate Vegas’s retro roots with a trip to the Neon Graveyard, the resting place of the city’s flashy signs.
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Everything was just ok...not spectacular. The hotel and rooms are looking a little tired. With so many choices of other places to stay, they need to be on their "A" game. They c li early are not. Just a little attention to detail needed.
This place needs to update their rooms. The vinyl headboard had tears in it. How could it ever be cleaned properly? The shower tiles were broken. The carpet was filthy. Won’t stay here again. The lobby and restaurants were nice but they need to put more effort into improving their rooms.
We had a great stay at the Mirage. We enjoyed the selection of restaurants and the shows available. The Terry Fator Show was SPECTACULAR! A definite MUST SEE! Walking through the casinos we did not feel overwhelmed by the smell of smoke in fact, when we first walked through early afternoon we thought it might even be a non smoking casino.
This is a very good hotel. Checked in early with no problem and stayed 5 nights. Room was large and clean, had a wonderful view of the volcano and strip. Location is great! Would have appreciated if there was coffee available in the room. However, it is wonderful value and would not hesitate to stay here again.
For me, it’s always The Mirage! You cannot beat the location and convenience. The pool area is the best on the strip, the Tower Suites are the best rooms with the best views, the service is impeccable, and the Spa is wonderful.