The hotel lobby is the first impression of the care and consideration a guest will receive during their visit. Las Vegas hotels pride themselves on providing an experience not soon forgotten. Exciting lobbies bring an enjoyable experience by themselves as well as lead guests to the entertainment the hotel has to offer. A pleasant stay begins with the lobby, so including an impressive lobby in a vacation will assure it is one to remember. See the best that Las Vegas has to offer hotel guests.

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Venetian Las Vegas
3355 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 414-1000

The elegant Venetian Las Vegas presents a beautiful and bright lobby to greet guests to its hotel and casino. The gold and marble trim of the pillars, gold wall frames for the Michelangelo-like painted ceilings and the Italian décor bring a remarkable piece of Italy to the Las Vegas Strip. Take in the grand arches that line the halls leading to the inviting lobby and check-in desk. Walking through the halls to check in presents a display of amazing artwork and craftsmanship, unmatched by the older hotels of the city.

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Bellagio Las Vegas
3600 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 693-7111

The Bellagio Las Vegas is home to the Fiori di Como. This is the one-of-a-kind chandelier of hand-blown glass blossoms created by Dale Chihuly. The chandelier sends streams of rainbow lights onto the guests below while they check into the hotel. Immediately to the right of the desk is the conservatory and botanical gardens. The botanical gardens are updated frequently so guests will find it difficult to see the same design twice.

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MGM Grand Las Vegas
3799 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 891-7777

In the style of Hollywood excess, MGM Grand continues the tradition of the elegance it started years ago in its original location at Flamingo on Las Vegas Boulevard. Now the white marble and gold trim impresses the guests with an open space that invites visitors to enjoy their stay. In the middle of the lobby, a map of the hotel guides guests to their locations and a gold lion can often be found overlooking all the activity. Behind the desk, large screens broadcast current music videos and clips of the shows at the hotel.

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Wynn Las Vegas and Encore Hotel
3131 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 770-7000

The first thing visitors see when arriving at Wynn Las Vegas is the lobby area. A partial glass ceiling lets the sun in for the atrium outside the entrance to the lobby, giving the reception area a beautiful view of the plants and flowers. A man-made mountain and lake round out the view. Past the lobby, escalators lift guests to the lake level, giving the most unique experience for a hotel lobby in Las Vegas.

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
4455 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, NV 89169
(702) 693-5000

Though not the most extraordinary lobby, the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino lobby is certainly the most entertaining and musically inclined. Cases with clothing worn by rock stars and guitars dot the lobby and the hotel itself. The lobby is next to the Center Bar, which starts the drinking and gambling for many guests of the hotel. Checking in at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is usually easy with very short lines and friendly staff.

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