Hilton Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa
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Instead of having McDaniel again we treated ourselves to big Starbucks Vanilla Latte & shared banana... $15! Far out. We laid by pool, but soon clouded over and rain was on its way. Dainty in the desert really!? Weather forecast said thunder and flood warning so we bussed to the North Premium outlet stores. Not as good, but got pair Sketchers each with memory foam for $95 ...
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... br> We met up with the boys on the casino floor of our hotel and we all did some pokey gambling. While we were betting i started to feel sick. By the time we go to our room i was violently ill until 6:30am. I haven't slept well or had much so hopefully i can do the stuff i wanted for our last day here. Louise and Blake got me some gastro pills and Matt went to get me a bagel to see if i could keep it down. Wish me luck.
A very picturesque day exploring the sights of Sedona. Visited the Chapel of the Holy Cross, an arts and crafts centre, learnt about vortexes at the lookout near the airport and walked around the town. This town is a gem! We are so glad that it was included in our itinerary. Nothing had prepared us for the awesome rock formations that surrounded the ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews Hilton Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa Henderson
Outstanding hotel all around
We just returned from spending Valentine's weekend at the Ritz-Carlton. We took the advice of other reviewers and stayed on the Club Level--the service and the food in the Club Lounge were phenomenal. We enjoyed great breakfast and lunch there, as well as this amazing chocolate/cordial service in the late evening. (They also offer light appetizers at dinner time, but we missed that). The pool was beautiful; the spa and workout facilities were great-each workout machine has it's own tv screen. The MonteLago village shopping area had lots of activities for Valentine's weekend, including the symphony playing in the courtyard area, horse-drawn carriage rides and gondola rides on the lake. This shopping area could use more shops, but it has a great restaurant (Como steakhouse) and an italian gelatti shop that are both worth the short walk. Another tip we learned from tripadvisor was that parking was very close and no need for the valet--this was true, parking was just steps from the hotel entrance. There is a small casino next to the hotel, and it was nice not to have to walk through a smoky casino to get to your room. The rooms are a long walk from the elevator, but they are worth it--the Frette linens, marble baths, beautiful views--amazing. We've stayed at hotels all over Las Vegas and this is the best experience we've had. We won't go back to the Strip, in fact, the short time we spent at the Strip (traffic, crowds, smoke) was enough to remind us of what we weren't missing. One more tip, we booked our room through Overstock and got an unbelievable deal on this w/ the club level upgrade--we paid less than what rooms were going for on the Strip at places like Treasure Island and the Flamingo. I can't say enough about this hotel! It will be hard to beat this experience.
Quiet, Peaceful, Not Much like the Strip
Just got back this week. I was there last week during the big CES tradeshow in Las Vegas. The hotel was a little bit of peace during a very crazy tradeshow period. When I first arrived the hotel was almost empty. For the last two days it was full, but their still did not seem to be any people there.
The workout facilities are brand new and in perfect condition. They even set out gourmet fruit...
I did not eat any meals there, so I cannot rate the restaurants. We did have breakfast at Starbucks one morning and it was ok.
The casino was very small. If you are looking for a lot of excitement and action this is not the place to stay. But for me it was a perfect getaway from all the excitement of the strip.
Everyone was wonderful and very efficient. The room was gorgeous, and I loved the Frette bed linens. We had Christmas dinner at the Medici Cafe and it was superb - at $42.00 a person an absolute steal. I highly recommend staying away from the Strip, too, it is so serene and pretty in the desert. The only problem was that the last shuttle from the Strip goes at midnight, so if you go to a 10:30 show you have to leave early, unless you want to spend $50 on a taxi. I mentioned this to them so they may put on a later shuttle. Other than that everything was perfect.
Our second stay--some parts better others worse
We stayed here in April, '03 and had such a fabulous time that we came back for Thanksgiving, '03. The good news in November is that there was no construction going on at 5 a.m. as there was in April '03. The bad news is that in April when we stayed on the Club Level there was a chef each morning to cook omelettes or pancakes or waffles. Each meal presentation was completely different with sandwiches, sushi, salads, etc. Bottled water was placed everywhere for the taking. Fast forward to November '03 and not only is there no chef in the morning, the exact same food was presented every single morning of the six days we stayed there. No variety at all. It was good food and I loved it but a bit disappointing that the imagination was gone. Also, you had to ask for water. We kept thinking that they were trying to cut costs. Also, the lunches would have sandwiches and the same meat from the sandwiches would be out for the dinner presentation. Another weird thing about our stay was that Michael Jackson was upstairs on Level 5 (Level 4 and 5 are the club levels over the bridge) and there was security lingering right by where you enter the lounge area. I think the exercise room was wonderful with each piece of equipment having its own television. The swimming pool was bath water warm in November and my daughter loved it.
They even had an extremely attentive life guard. Very beautiful at Lake Las Vegas and as we departed we wished we could start the whole week over. We ate dinner one night at Comos and it was not worth the $200 we paid for average food but there is not much else over there at the Monte Lago Village. Kinda deadsville. But we hate the Las Vegas strip crowds and the Ritz is fabulous. Minutes to Lake Mead where we spent time kayaking and hiking. A day trip to Zion Naitonal Park was fabulous. We spent one evening on the strip and couldn't wait to get back to the Ritz.
Elegance at its Best
A beautiful new addition to the Lake Las Vegas Resort complex. Rooms are very luxurious with wonderful views of the mountains and lake.
Their "village" of shops by the casino make for a very nice stroll.
Food is outstanding!!! Very curtious and helpful staff. It is about 20 minutes from the strip which some may not like. This resort is excellent if you want to go and visit the strip and then leave the noise and lights at the end of the night. Highly recommend.
I have been coming to your property since it opened. I took my mom and others to your Hawaiian Festival yesterday only to find that there was NO accessibility once we crossed the bridge. There was another family in the same situation and went away just as disappointed. We traveled from northwest LV, 45min. and we were surprised that there were no provisions for the handicapped in wheelchairs. In the future , if you plan on having any events you should consider that there are people who are handicapped and would like to enjoy these programs also. Please advise if this is something you will consider.I am also a travel agent and love promoting your property as in my opinion I think this could be an exciting oasis in the desert.
Not what others say.....very nice hotel
Contrary to prior reviews, the hotel was impressive and the rooms were of good size. The bathrooms were great and the bed was super comfortable. Only Valet parking costs $12.00 - self parking is free and a minute walk to the hotel. Umbrellas are available poolside upon request.
The staff was very friendly. Only ate room service - it was great!
Apple crisp was my favorite. Having drinks on the lobby balcony at sunset was fabulous.
You can rent kayaks and such at the dock near the hotel. There still is some construction going on in and around the village. And not all the stores are open.
Our only complaint: no swimming the the lake!
I stayed at the Ritz Carlton for part of the July 4 weekend in 2003, and wound up checking out early and going to the Four Seasons Las Vegas. Neither the rooms nor the public areas were particularly impressive. Even though the hotel had ample space to build, the rooms are actually smaller than rooms in Las Vegas. The "lakeside setting" is a joke. The view of the lake from the pool and rooms is of a stagnant body of water fifty feet wide with a construction site/parking lot on the opposite bank. There are no restauarants on the lake, no boats to rent, and no promenade along the water. (This is not a romantic setting.) The pool is small, lacks fully equipped cabanas and a bar, and only limited and overpriced food service available. The gym, while well equipped, can only be accessed from the hotel by walking through a service corridor from the pool or walking through the motor court (there is no pedestrian walkway). There is one restauarnt in the hotel, but I could not eat there because the management decided to close it at 9p.m. on the July 4th weekend, even though it was empty, many guests of the hotel were hoping to eat there, and there were no other dining options available besides room service. (That was why I checked out early.) The Lake Las Vegas complex (i.e., time shares and a few stores) is only partially completed and just a few stores were open. It is not a particularly nice or luxurious complex. (There are no desinger stores; the highlight is the Starbucks.) I checked out early and went to the Four Seasons where I usually stay. I would highly recommend the Four Seasons. The Bellagio, Ventian and Mirage are also very nice and less expensive. I would stay away from the Ritz Carlton and Lake Las Vegas. If you are still curious about Lake Las Vegas, stay in Las Vegas and drive out there for lunch. (I would recommend against dinner, because they may close the restaurant early.)
Not very Happy!!!
I just visited the Ritz Carlton in Lake Las Vegas, I will start by saying that the hotel is beautiful, very clean, the grounds are very nice, and everything is brand new since they just opened a few months ago. I was not happy with my choice to stay at the Ritz Carlton Lake Las Vegas, but if you play golf, or plan to stay the whole day at the spa, or are attending a wedding there, then maybe it's for you, the pool is not very big, or nothing special, there's no shaded areas by the pool unless you rent a cabana, remember it is very hot in the nevada dessert, the sun is very strong, so you need some shade! They offer a shuttle to the Las Vegas Strip, but for my whole stay the shuttle was full, so remember to reserve your space in the shuttle well in advance if you plan to use it. Also for the price I paid for the 2 night stay, I was very surprised when I was charged 12.00 per day for parking, this is the first time that happens to me, and I have stayed at many of Las Vegas Luxury Hotels, like The Venetian, Paris, Mandalay, Aladdin, Monte Carlo, Bellagio, and they all offer free valet parking.
Also these hotels have the most beautiful pools, great restaurants and the best shopping areas. And also you can just walk around to see a good show, or eat at the restaurant of your choice. I don't recommend the Ritz, but I highly recommend the Venetian, the Paris, Mandalay, and the Bellagio. Ok, back to the Ritz, I have to mention that the area where the Ritz Carlton Lake Las Vegas is located is unfinished, once it is finished then it might be a different story, but for now, the village that is right next to the hotel is still under construction, only a couple of shops are open. Overall I was very disapointed with my stay.
The Ritz was Great
right from the front door we were treated like KING/QUEENS,everything was wonderful,weather,food,rooms,pool area,and the lake....we will be back