This hotel and casino is situated on the Las Vegas Strip and is ideal for guests who are looking to explore the strip area on foot or via the monorail system. This hotel is one of only a few Vegas strip properties that offer direct monorail access. The MGM Grand Hotel and Casino also features the Grand Arena, which frequently hosts boxing and concert events.
All rooms and suites include a flat screen TV with pay-per-view movies, a TV embedded in the bathroom mirror, a sitting area, black-out curtains, a safe, an iron and ironing board, a hair dryer, an iPod docking station and individual climate control. Grand rooms also include a mini-bar. Rooms are furnished with one king bed or two queen beds.
Stay Well rooms and suites also feature advanced lighting that promotes melatonin production, air purification, aromatherapy, a water filtration system and personalized menus and mini-bars.
Suites provide more spacious accommodations and also include a work desk. Select suites include a separate dining room and/or a private terrace. Some suites include a separate shower and tub, views of the pool or city, robes and slippers and a dual sink vanity. Suites are furnished with one king bed or two queen beds.
SkyLoft suites feature a private balcony with a view of the city and a private pool, a spa bathroom with two flat-screen TVs, a private office space with a bookcase, flat screen TV and desk, and an entertaining space with a billiards table and butler service.
A resort fee of $25 per night, per room is charged and provides in-room Wi-Fi, daily newspapers, local and toll-free phone calls and access to the on-site fitness centre and business centre. Free self-parking is available on site and pets are not permitted.
There are many on-site dining options at this property, including fast food, cafes, buffets, casual dining and fine dining. Room service is available 24 hours. This property also features several on-site nightclubs, including Wet Republic Ultra Pool.
Entertainment at this property includes slots, table games, a poker room, a sports book, CSI: The Experience, Brad Garrett's Comedy Club, the Hollywood Theatre, the Grand Arena (which is a boxing and concert venue), David Copperfield, KA by Cirque du Soeil and Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp.
Other on-site amenities include a full-service spa, Cristophe Salon, a wedding chapel, limo and private caddy service at the Shadow Creek golf course, five outdoor pools, three hot tubs, a lazy river and waterfalls, 26 private poolside cabanas, concierge service, boutique shopping, direct access to the Las Vegas Monorail, photography services and a florist.
The Showcase Mall and the New York, New York Roller Coaster are both a 3-minute walk away, while the Harley Davidson Cafe is 8 minutes away on foot. The Bellagio Fountain (and casino) is a 15-minute walk away, while Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville is about 20 minutes away on foot or 12 minutes away via public transit.
Las Vegas Premium Outlets are a 12-minute drive away, while The Fremont Street Experience, in downtown Vegas, is about 15 minutes away by car. The McCarran International Airport (LAS) is an 8-minute drive away. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)
Many guests described overall positive experiences at this property, among the reviews used for this analysis.
Many reviewers described their rooms as clean, recently updated, comfortable and well appointed. A few guests praised the views of the city from their rooms, while a couple of reviewers found their rooms spacious. A couple of reviewers specifically mentioned that their beds were comfortable.
The staff throughout the property were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service. A few guests specifically mentioned that the dealers were pleasant and engaging.
Many guests described enjoyable meals at a variety of the on-site restaurants, while a couple of reviewers thought that the on-site buffets offered good value for the money they spent. However, there were also some complaints about prices (see below).
Several reviewers agreed that the pool area was amazing.
A few guests appreciated the on-the-strip location of this property. One reviewer found the location convenient for accessing the airport, while another guest enjoyed the direct access to the monorail.
A couple of reviewers praised the casino and nightlife at this hotel, and one reviewer mentioned that there were always available seats at table games. However, there were also a couple of complaints about crowding (see below for more details).
Among the reviews sourced for this editorial, there were a few concerns expressed by guests.
Many guests complained about wait times at the front desk for check-in. A couple of guests said that they waited 30 minutes for this service.
A few reviewers thought that the property was too large and difficult to navigate.
Although a couple of reviewers praised the value at some of the on-site restaurants, a couple of other guests thought that the prices at some of the on-site restaurants were expensive.
While some reviewers enjoyed the casino area, a couple of other guests thought that the casino area seemed busy and crowded.
gave this hotel an average score of 4 out of 5, with 84% of 2,447 guests recommending the property.
TripAdvisor.com ranked this hotel #31 out of 269 hotels in Las Vegas, with an average score of 4 out of 5, from 3,345 reviews.