Bellagio Las Vegas

by Cristina on November 19, 2009

by Cristina | November 19th, 2009  

bellagio-hotelBellagio is a luxury hotel and casino located on the Las Vegas Strip. It was built on the site of the demolished Dunes hotel and casino and is owned by MGM Mirage. The hotel was inspired by the Lake Como resort of Bellagio in Italy and is known for its elegance and the beautiful Fountains of Bellagio, which dance synchronized to music.

Year opened

The Bellagio opened on October 15, 1998 in a ceremony which cost US$88 million. The hotel and casino was built on the site of the legendary Dunes hotel and casino (which was demolished in 1993). Since 2000, it became MGM Mirage property (when Mirage Resorts merged with MGM Grand Inc.).

Location

Address: 3600 Las Vegas Boulevard South

Bellagio Las Vegas is located opposite Bally’s Las Vegas, Paris Las Vegas and Aladdin Resort Las Vegas. It stands between Caesars Palace and City Center (Aria Resort & Casino).

Number of rooms and suites

The 30 story hotel and casino comprises a total of 3,933 rooms.

The casino

The total gaming space is 116,000 sq ft and is famous among professional poker players who prefer to play here because of the high table limits. The Bellagio partnered with the World Poker Tour and hosts several of their tournaments.

The casino at Bellagio features a lot of slots, table games, and Race & Sports Book. The table games include Blackjack, roulette, craps, baccarat, Pai Gow and poker. Those who prefer the slots can choose among over 2,300 reel, video reel and video poker games, with denominations ranging from 1¢ – $1,000. The Bellagio Slot tournament offers incredible prize.

General prices

The Bellagio is definitely aiming at the five star, luxury crowds. The room rates start $300 per night even during the slower periods and easily reach $400 per night during the high season. It is not a place to be looking for heavily discounted rates. Special packages are available but the rates are still high.

Restaurants

restaurant2Sticking with the elegant and luxury theme, the restaurants at Bellagio take you on an adventure tasting various cuisines of the world. You can choose between formal and casual restaurants and there are place where you can grab a quick snack as well. In total there are almost 20 restaurants and cafés to choose from.

>>read more about the restaurants at Bellagio Las Vegas

Nightclubs

The sophisticated atmosphere can be felt in the nightclubs and bars at Bellagio as well. Whether you are looking for an intimate night out or plan to spend some time with the friends sipping cocktails, Bellagio has everything you might dream of.

>>read more about the nightclubs at Bellagio Las Vegas

Entertainment

“O” Cirque du Soleil is the resident aquatic show at Bellagio. The live entertainment in some of the elegant lounges completes the offer for an excellent night out.

>>read more about the entertainment at Bellagio Las Vegas

Things to do

The Fountains of Bellagio are famous all over the world, but the hotel and casino has plenty more things to offer. You can walk in the Botanical Gardens, enjoy the Fine Art Gallery, spent time at the pool, relax at the spa, shop or play golf.

>>read more about the things to do at Bellagio Las Vegas

Read more about:

>>Eight Ways To Enjoy the Bellagio For Less Than $20
>>Bellagio Art Gallery: The Impressionist Landscape


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