Located to the west of the infamous Las Vegas Strip with its interlocking themed resorts, the Orleans Hotel & Casino is not the only place to stay across Interstate 15. Staying in another hotel does not mean that you cannot enjoy the Orleans’ casino floor with over 3,000 gaming machines or the 24-hour, 60-seat Keno Lounge. The rest of the Vegas Strip is at your disposal as well.
La Quinta Inn Las Vegas Tropicana
A couple of blocks down West Tropicana Avenue from the Orleans, the La Quinta Inn offers 59 rooms that come with free Wi-Fi and high-speed Internet access, cable TV with HBO, microwave and coffeemaker. Rooms are modestly decorated with yellow accent walls. Guests can take advantage of the fitness center, heated indoor pool and Jacuzzi. The lobby has its own cable TV with leather couches. A complimentary “Bright Side Breakfast” that includes waffles, cereal and fresh fruit is available each morning in the breakfast area. Free newspapers and fax/copy services are available in the lobby. Free meeting facilities that an accommodate 25 are also available to guests. La Quinta Inn Las Vegas Tropicana 4975 S Valley View Blvd. Las Vegas, NY 89118 702-798-7736 lq.com
Emerald Suites Hotel
Across the street from the Orleans, the Emerald Suites features 96 suites that include free high-speed Internet, separate living room with 25-inch satellite TV with HBO, in-room safe, private balcony or patio and full kitchen with refrigerator, microwave, oven and dishwasher. Guests can make free local calls, personalize their voice mail, enjoy free coffee in the lobby, schedule a complimentary airport shuttle and take advantage of the outdoor pool and coin-operated laundry facilities. The Emerald Suites offers discounted long-term rates per week. See its website for special promotions that Emerald Suites coordinates with nearby restaurants and car rental companies. Emerald Suites Hotel 4777 Cameron St. Las Vegas, NV 89103 702-365-5500 emeraldsuites.com
Holiday Inn Express Las Vegas South
A few avenues south of the Orleans and just off Interstate 15, the Holiday Inn Express Las Vegas South offers 101 rooms and 38 suites that include free Wi-Fi and high-speed Internet connection, cable TV, coffeemaker and work desk with lamp. Guests receive a complimentary breakfast buffet and newspaper every morning. Rooms have minimal decoration and maroon bedspreads. Connecting rooms are available. Holiday Inn guests can use the outdoor pool, 24-hour business center, coin-operated laundry room and on-site health center with treadmills, bike, elliptical machine and free weights; they can also pay to use an off-site 24-hour facility. The Holiday Inn provides free shuttle service to and from the Town Square Shopping Center, MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay. A meeting room that can accommodate 70 people can be reserved. Holiday Inn Express Las Vegas South 5760 Polaris Ave. Las Vegas, NV 89118 702-736-0098 ichotelsgroup.com