Located at the north end of the Las Vegas Strip and about a 4-minute drive from the nearest Interstate 15 on-ramp, the Monte Carlo Resort & Casino is suitable for business or vacation travellers who prefer a full-service hotel with a casino, meeting/banquet space, on-site dining and easy highway access.
Each of the hotel's air-conditioned guest rooms and suites offers free wired Internet, cable TV, an iPod dock, an in-room safe, a desk, an iron and ironing board and a hair dryer. Rooms with a jetted tub, a hair dryer and a mini-fridge are also available, as are smoking, non-smoking and wheelchair-accessible rooms.
Hotel amenities include an outdoor wave pool, a lazy river, hot tubs, a fitness centre, a spa and wellness centre, a casino, nightly entertainment, a barber/beauty shop, a shopping concourse, laundry services, free parking, eight restaurants and a food court. Pets are not permitted.
Please note, a $20 mandatory resort fee will be charged per night, per room.
The Las Vegas Convention Center and The Wynn Golf Club are both roughly a 10-minute drive away, while Fashion Show Mall can be found 5 minutes away by car. McCarran International Airport (LAS) is about a 10-minute drive from the hotel. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Verified with a front desk agent: Free wired Internet, free parking, pets not permitted, wheelchair accessible. (Call Date: November 13, 2013)
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with praise going to the hotel's location, staff and rooms.
The hotel's location was praised by many lodgers, who described it as easily accessible and close to highway access, casinos, public transit, restaurants, shopping and the airport. One guest remarked, "The location of this hotel is great. You can walk to anywhere on the strip and it shouldn't take longer than half an hour".
Numerous reviewers were pleased with the hotel's customer service. They characterized the staff as helpful, efficient, professional and knowledgeable about the area.
Several guests were pleased with their accommodations at the hotel. They found their rooms to be clean, quiet and spacious, with comfortable beds. It should be noted, however, that some travellers were disappointed with their lodgings (see below).
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints about the Wi-Fi, the rooms and noise transfer.
Several reviewers were disappointed with the lack of Wi-Fi in their rooms. Although the hotel's rooms are equipped with wired Internet, these guests found the lack of Wi-Fi to be an inconvenience.
Although several guests were pleased with their clean and comfortable rooms, a few lodgers criticized their accommodations. They reported no fridges or hair dryers in some rooms, as well as dated decor, worn furniture and fixtures and small-sized rooms.
A few patrons complained of noise disturbances during their stay. They reported noise from guests in adjacent rooms, the hallways and the pool area.
Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 3.9 out of 5 with an 84% recommendation rate from 10,250 reviews.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #66 of 271 Las Vegas hotels with an average rating of 4 out of 5 from 7,418 reviews.
Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 7.9 out of 10 from 977 reviews.
The author called the hotel on November 13, 2013 to verify some information.