The Cosmopolitan Of Las Vegas
What We Love
- The hippest hot spot, Rose. Rabbit. Lie., defies categorization and expectation, combining experimental performance art courtesy of interactive floor shows with stiff libations, a catwalk ready crowd and beautifully presented fare
- The Sahra Spa’s cavernous hammam
What To Know
- The Boulevard pool turns into a 4,200-square-foot ice rink overlooking the Strip during winter months
- Reservations recommended for any of the restaurants
- Some rooms will have noise from the pool area
- Handicap Accessible
- Parking On Site
With video art installation pieces and a who’s who of culinary and nightlife legends, The Cosmopolitan aims to be the hippest resort on the Strip. The overall feel of the place is Miami Vice meets James Bond meets Paris Hilton (this is Vegas, after all). The futuristic lobby sets the tone, with iPad check-in and columns that double as morphing digital art pieces. Nouveau baroque chandeliers and marble floors keep things grounded in high-end Vegas, and the architecture (the hotel occupies two 52-story glass towers) optimizes views of the Bellagio fountains, the Eiffel Tower replica and the Strip’s other over-the-top sights. The 2,995 condo-style units channel Hollywood Regency by way of Jonathan Adler—think baby blue alligator print side tables, custom leather headboards, and Pop Art wallpaper. Many have sprawling terraces, Japanese soaking tubs, and kitchenettes with microwaves and Subzero minibars. At the center of the casino floor is a three-story bar draped in two million crystals that form a massive glittering chandelier. It’s part of the complex’s 300,000 square feet of retail and entertainment space, which includes 13 restaurants (from “it” chefs like Jose Andres) and Vegas outposts of hip New York spots like Blue Ribbon Sushi and legendary nightclub Marquee (the Vegas version thumps both day and night and includes art installations on giant LED screens). Inspired by desert landscapes, the Sahra Spa has 30 treatment rooms and a hammam, with Morrocan-, Turkish-, and Malaysian-inspired treatments. Guests can choose between the surf lodge vibe of the Boulevard Pool, the more serene Bamboo Pool, and the raging Marquee Dayclub Pool.
In the Area
The hotel has some of the more edgy shopping in Vegas with CRSVR (which specializes in limited edition sneakers), cult denim shop DNA2050 and collectible Japanese purveyor Kid Robot. You’re also right near the Daniel Libeskind-designed Crystals shopping district, where Chihuly glass sculptures and carpets made from flowers complement designer baubles by the likes of Balenciaga, Gucci and Lanvin. Across the street from the Cosmopolitan is one of the largest gay dance clubs in the U.S., Krave, which offers cutting-edge DJs, dance contests and go-go dancers on a Broadway-size stage. For a little retro fun, take the short taxi ride to the Pinball Hall of Fame, the world’s largest collection of machines, or head to the Neon Boneyard, the final resting place of the city’s glittering signs. Have a need for speed? Suit up and put the pedal to the metal at the Richard Petty Driving Experience, where you can drive yourself or ride along with an expert.
How to Get There
Very trendy property with an active and youthful vibe. Friendly staff, nice casino and unusual and outstanding restaurants-both casual and fine dining. Loved the Ghost Donkey hideout. Be careful to request a room away from the day club unless that’s what you are there for.
My friends stayed at the cosmopolitan bk in 2011 which made me want to stay for my 30th bday... I was no to happy with my stay. The best part was the location and the housekeeper. I came bk to the hotel around 2/3 am and the elevators was not working to get to my floor I had to wait about 15/20mins.... next I needed towels... I used their mobile assistance ROSE and she told me she was on a juice cleanses and no reps was available to help... WTF... I basically called down stairs 2 additional times and wait 1 1/2hrs for towels.. last thing to kill my vibe was I needed a fork but it’s a $11 delivery fee... YES $11. I spent about $1900 for 3 nights and I can’t get a fork WOW. When I called for the fork I was connected to 4 different departments.. needless to say Holiday Inn got better service.
This is the second time that I have stayed at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas; both times for business. I stayed this time for three nights; and honestly I could have used a couple of more nights with the hubby joining me.
This is a great hotel; easy to get around in. Regardless of either side you come in, access to the elevators for your tower are fast to get to even walking through the casino.
My room was in the Chelsea Tower overlooking the Bellagio fountains. The balconies on this hotel are simply great - they get you outside to check things out and you don't hear the riff raff below. Watching the fountains throughout the day and evening is quite a nice touch.
The rooms are spacious and well appointed. Love that there's a living room area with the TV; and the bathrooms are quite large. Love the big bathtubs which are not always common in hotel rooms. Appreciate the dual vanity with plenty of space; and the two drawers in between the sinks. Great closet space; and the bed was extremely comfortable.
Plenty of restaurant selections at this hotel; and don't forget about the Chandelier Bar for their signature off-menu cocktails. A first-class hotel all the way, and in my personal opinion not for kids.
The Boulevard Pool is GORGEOUS. It is the only pool on Las Vegas Boulevard that overlooks the strip. You look over Planet Hollywood, Bellagio and Paris; and toward MGM. Beautiful with the white and bright pop of purple. It closes early so it isn't like you can be out there all night; so plan accordingly.
I would definitely return to the Cosmopolitan!