SLS Las Vegas a Tribute Portfolio Resort
What We Love
- A-list design: opulent suites by Philippe Starck and Gensler; slick brand boutiques including SLS Hers and SLS Goods
- 8 restaurants, including one by famed Spanish-American chef José Andrés
- Three hip nightclubs, ranging from The Foundry to loungier Sayers Club and poolside Foxtail
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What To Know
- The hotel is located at the comparatively quiet northern end of the Strip; you'll need to take a taxi, the monorail or the Deuce bus to other casino resorts
- Some room features, like mirrored ceilings and peekaboo showers, are clearly geared toward couples
- The glamorous swimming pool area is small by Vegas standards
- A caveat for nostalgic travelers: few remnants of the old Sahara casino remain after renovations
- Free WiFi
- Parking On Site
- Room Service
The SLS Las Vegas stands on hallowed ground: the original Sahara casino hotel, opened in 1952, hosted Sin City royalty from Frank Sinatra to Liza Minnelli. Decades later, thanks to a $415 million investment and the collaboration of hot-shot designer Philippe Starck and Gensler, the edgy resort is a thoroughly modern addition to the quiet North Strip. The aesthetic ranges from vintage-inspired glamour by the pool to sleek contemporary in the casino. The suites feature whimsical white lacquered chandeliers and “illustrated” black and white curtains that make your room feel like a corner suite in a quirky Parisian mansion.
Bed and Bath
While amenities vary greatly across the head-spinning number of room and suite categories, universal features include the signature SLS (Sleep Lying Still) bed, 300-thread-count sheets and plush down pillows. The bathrooms are sophisticated but standard in the World Tower’s more basic rooms, and petite but cheerful (tiled in canary-yellow) in the Story Tower.
The SLS Las Vegas seriously ups the Vegas amenity ante. In addition to the main casino, there’s an intimate gaming lounge staffed by martini-shaking mixologists. The resort’s headlining restaurant is Bazaar Meat by José Andrés. Further SoCal-inspired dining options include Katsuya, Cleo, and Umami Burger & Beer Garden. The 24-hour Northside Café satisfies late-night cravings by dishing up home-style cooking around the clock. The Perq coffee bar serves high-end LaMill coffee, a rarity in Vegas. Rising from the center of the swimming pool is an appealing cocktail bar. (Note: It isn’t a swim-up bar. You’ll have to hoist yourself out of the water.) Elsewhere, hipsters kick back on leather chesterfields at the Sayers Club for live music and cocktails, and pretty young things get facials at Ciel Spa and blowouts at the striking FrankAndLeo Salon.
In the Area
Head south to the center of the Strip’s action to take in the Bellagio‘s famous dancing fountains, then walk inside the conservatory to admire the resort’s wildly creative flower arrangements. After picking up chocolates at the European-style Jean Philippe Patisserie, head into the innovative Crystals shopping center to check out the Chihuly glass sculptures and eye-catching design. Later, for a taste of vintage Vegas, go downtown. After strolling past the glowing retro signs of the outdoor Neon Museum, go for late night cocktails at the Downtown Cocktail Room, a Prohibition-style speakeasy.
How to Get There
Great location, 10 min tram ride to MGM, prices are outstanding, they try harder here.....free parking, I could go on. Check it out people, because this might be the last of the really good deals on the strip.
Bought this as part of a package with air and car. It was a great deal for all three. I bought it last minute also. Booked it on Monday and left on Friday morning! Paid $1200 total for both of us with air, room and car!
I stayed at the SLS a couple of weeks ago and loved it !! The hotel was in a perfect location if you don’t want to be in the crazyness of the strip but close enough to get to the monerail was perfect and quick to get around!
The casino area was good and more relaxed compared to the ones on the strip which are always crazy busy.
The room was amazing very spacious, good views, the bed was big and very soft very comfortable, loved the deco and the bathroom really good size! can’t fault anything at all!
The 3 pool areas were all good ! when foxtail was busy you could always sneak off to another pool that was a lot quieter and relax.
Really enjoyed my stay here! I will 100% be booking back into here when I return next year !
I was searching to book a room for August 2-5th 2019 and noticed your promotion for military members. As a serving member of the Navy I thought this was great and in the process of booking initially I forgot the code where I was quoted an average nightly rate of $92, once I applied the code that number jumped to an average nightly rate of 109.
I’m extremely disappointed by this and the fact that you could be inadvertently taking advantage of service men and women who didn’t make the mistake I did and instead applied the code thinking they were getting the best rate. This is not the case and is deceiving if you’re going to offer a promotional 20% off for “HEROES” it should be off the lowest rate of the day, not potentially costing those who serve more than any other person booking with SLS.
I recently stayed at SLS for a quick business trip. This place is great! A huge shout out to Roy at the Bell Desk and Karnisha at the Front Desk; these two have absolutely incredible customer service. We ate dinner at Bazarr Meat which is such an amazing experience and the food is extremely good along with the customer service. The hotel is clean, beds are comfy and did I mention the CUSTOMER SERVICE. This hotel has mastered what "customer service" means. I would recommend anyone to experience what this hotel has to offer.