The Stratosphere Las Vegas Hotel and Casino is located on the northern end of the strip in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Staying at the Stratosphere Hotel is a budget way to start your Vegas vacation, while still being in a great location close to the action of Sin City.
Getting around Las Vegas
Located at 2000 Las Vegas Boulevard South and less than 10 kilometres from McCarren International Airport, the hotel is easily accessible by a quick taxi ride, shuttle bus or local transit.
The hotel location on the strip is perfect for exploring the neighbouring casinos and entertainment on offer. If you would prefer to stay out of the heat or get off your feet, there is a double decker bus service called The Deuce which runs 24 hours a day, up and down the strip from designated stops. The Deuce costs $3 for a one-way trip, $7 for a 24-hour pass or $15 for a 3-day pass.
The Stratosphere Hotel
Room rates at the Stratosphere hotel can be as low as $34.99 plus tax for a deluxe hotel room for 2 adults. To get the best possible rate, don’t say on holidays, Friday or Saturday nights and book in advance as early as possible. You can also get some great air and hotel deals offered through your local travel agent or through online booking sites such as Expedia.com.
For the price you pay for a standard deluxe room, you really do get value for money. The rooms are comfortable, clean and well maintained, and even feature a bathtub. You really can’t ask too much more for $35 a night!
Most of the Vegas hotels include their own casino, restaurants and themed shops. The Stratosphere hotel and casino features the Stratosphere Tower which has the highest observation tower in the United States, reaching some 1,149 feet high. The tower also offers a variety of thrilling rides with amazing views and heights.
What to Do in Vegas
Besides visiting all the casinos along the Vegas strip, there is plenty to see and do. Vegas casinos offer a variety of shows such as David Copperfield, Cirque du Soleil, Bette Midler or Disney’s the Lion King. There is also free entertainment such as Treasure Island’s nightly free outdoor show The Sirens of Treasure Island, which performs 5 times daily.
If you need to get away from the Vegas lights you can take one of the many tours available to visit the surrounding Nevada dessert. Day trips available from Vegas include the Hoover Dam, Grand Canyon and Death Valley.