Whitney Peak Hotel
What We Love
- Panoramic views of the Sierra Nevada Mountains right from the bedroom
- The hotel has both a world-class rock climbing wall and a live concert venue
- Chef Mark Estee's Heritage Restaurant, which serves the freshest local American cuisine in Reno
- Concierge Level rooms and suites located on the 15th and 16th floor offer access to an exclusive lounge (with amenities including free breakfast, light snacks, hors d'oeuvres, beverages and sweets)
What To Know
- This is a non-gaming hotel, but casinos are a short walk away
- Pets are permitted at an additional cost of $50 per day
- Smoking is not permitted
- Free WiFi
- Handicap Accessible
- Parking On Site
- Room Service
Located in the heart of Reno, against the backdrop of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the Whitney Peak Hotel provides a luxury boutique hotel experience as an alternative to the pricey and mega gaming-centric hotels of Nevada. With features like the world’s tallest rock-climbing wall, an 1,100-person-capacity private music venue and an inspired farm-to-table restaurant, the hotel is a draw for families and couples alike. Interiors embrace the natural beauty of the mountains, incorporating warm hues of gold and natural wood decor, while walls are lined with local art. Guestrooms at the Whitney Peak are both modern and comfortable, starting at 350 square feet and featuring panoramic mountain views.
In the Area
There’s no shortage of gaming in this city, if that is indeed what you seek. Take a short walk to the many casinos or to Campo Restaurant located on the Riverwalk overlooking the Truckee River. Afterward, stroll down to the local bar, the Lincoln Lounge, which has more than 100 craft beers on tap. Those looking for a more family-friendly experience can go to the Live from the Arch outdoor concerts, which are hosted next to the Reno Arch. There are many museums in the area, but the National Automobile Museum is a must-see, with cars dating from the late 19th century to modern day.
How to Get There
We chose Whitney Peak for our honeymoon, and it did not disappoint. We were greeted by an upgraded room and enthusiastic staff. The romance package add on of champagne and rose petals was an approved touch by my new wife. Rooms were spacious, clean, and comfortable. We’ll return for anniversary.
My family choose Whitney peak hotel as it has non-smoking non-casino hotel in downtown Reno. The rooms were spacious and we upgraded ourselves to club lounge room. Club lounge was pretty hit with the kids but it would have been better if they add more eating options in the lounge. We got the city view room to enjoy the lights and fireworks.
The hotel staff is very supportive and smiling to take care of guests. Hotel is situated just opposite to harrah’s and the famous row with couple of blocks away from the river walk.
The base camp situated in 2nd floor of the hotel was the best things kids did during their Reno trip.
We visited Reno for a concert at the Grand Sierra Resort. Since that property was fully booked, we had to look elsewhere, and I stumbled upon the Whitney Peak. The Whitney Peak is located right by the famous Reno "Biggest Little City in the World" sign, and, if casinos are your thing, there are plenty right by - Harrah's, Eldorado, CircusCircus. We're not really into casinos, so Whitney Peak was perfect for us. And, as a plus, the hotel does not charge a resort fee! As for our room, I felt it was just OK. Certainly clean, but not as modern as I would have liked. The bathroom seemed very small and had a traditional tub with a very low shower head that was not made for taller people like my husband. The hotel was a little rowdy as there was a wedding taking place one of the nights we stayed there. Another night there was an outdoor concert at Harrah's across the street, and we heard it loud and clear, but it ended early, around 9pm. We dined at the hotel restaurant one evening, which was really very good. While we found Reno to be "just OK" in and of itself, the Whitney Peak Hotel was a very nice place to stay!