The Best Hotels to Book Near Red Rock Canyon, Nevada

The Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is a must-visit in Nevada
The Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is a must-visit in Nevada | © joseph s giacalone / Alamy Stock Photo
Nick Dauk

One reason we love Red Rock Canyon is that it caters to diverse travelers. You can take to the trails and rock climb to your heart’s desire – but those who prefer air conditioning and flip-flops can tackle the scenic drive and still be immersed in the majesty of the mountains. Whichever you choose, start and end your trip with a little luxe lodging. Check out these awesome hotels – bookable with Culture Trip – near Red Rock Canyon, Nevada.

1. The Retreat on Charleston Peak

Lodge

Resort in Mt Charleston in Nevada USA
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Trust us, it’s hard for your worries to find you at 6,700ft (2,042m) in the Kyle Canyon. The Retreat on Charleston Peak is a mountainside escape from the desert heat. Surrounded by mountain peaks, overlooks and viewpoints, the hardest decision you’ll have to make is where to begin your hike. Ask for local advice at the Canyon Restaurant, where you’ll find a bartender or two who will recommend a great spot nearby to stop, sit and marvel at this awe-inspiring landscape.

2. Element Las Vegas Summerlin

Hotel

Element Las Vegas Summerlin
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We’re not saying that you have to golf when you stay at Element; we’re just stating the obvious that, with a half-dozen courses in the area, it’s going to be hard not to. Your guest room has enough space to cook meals in your full kitchen, knock out some urgent emails at the work desk and practice your swing without slicing any furniture. The fitness center even has all of your go-to machines that will loosen you up for at least one quick round of 18.

3. Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa

Resort, Casino Hotel

Red Rock Casino, Resort, and Spa
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If you are staying near Red Rock Canyon, you might as well do it as big, bold and beautiful as the canyon itself. Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa rivals the Strip with stunning mountain views, amazing steaks and a full-service spa that feels like your own private sanctuary. The casino floor offers thousands of opportunities to cash in, but it’s the Sandbar Pool that you’ll want to dive into after a long day at Red Rock Canyon.

5. NoMad Las Vegas

Casino Hotel

NoMad Las Vegas 1
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New York swagger and swanky Las Vegas style are mixed up like a gin martini at NoMad Las Vegas. The namesake suite features a freestanding mahogany and leather bar, no doubt the centerpiece of your envy-inducing photographs. Even the casino floor is a refined affair with a Tiffany glass ceiling watching over high-limit blackjack. We would mention the stunning Marrakech-inspired pool deck, but we have a feeling you’re already drooling over NoMad’s latest Instagram stories.

6. Artisan Hotel Boutique

Boutique Hotel

The outdoor pool with large, comfy sunbeds and palm trees at Artisan Hotel Boutique
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Artisan will seduce you with its sexy off-Strip hotel. We’ve heard whispers that the Rumor Suite has an oversized multi-headed shower that may or may not cater to your Sin City tryst. We have a feeling that the staff would prefer that we were discreet in discussing the top-optional European pool, so we’ll instead tempt you over to the Barcelona tapas restaurant and assure you that the Ultralounge is a hip local haunt, where you’re destined to make a few new friends.

7. Vdara Hotel and Spa, Las Vegas

Resort

Outdoor pool area at Vdara Hotel and Spa, Las Vegas is adorned with blue deck chairs and umbrellas with the hotel as a backdrop
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Vdara Hotel & Spa welcomes you and your furry friend to Fabulous Las Vegas. Pet-friendly suites will make you and your pooch feel at home. The hotel has even dedicated a park for morning walks and potty breaks. Your pup will love sniffing his way through the Strip. The only downside? Your dog might be a little bummed to find out that there isn’t a table full of dogs playing poker at this non-gaming hotel.

8. The Venetian

Casino Hotel, Hotel

The outdoor canals, gondola and replicas of Venetian landmarks like the Doges Palace at the Venetian Resort in Las Vegas
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When in Vegas, do as the Venetians do. How, you ask? First, check into a spacious king suite with a sunken living room. Order the namesake drink at the Bellini Bar as you consider whether a gondola ride would be better in the sunlight or moonlight. Play a little baccarat on the casino floor, hopefully pocketing enough extra cash to buy a few keepsakes from the Grand Canal Shoppes.

9. Bellagio Hotel & Casino

Resort, Casino Hotel, Hotel

Outdoor pool with large fountain in center, surrounded by plush lounge chairs at Bellagio Hotel and Casino
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We promise not a soul will judge you for standing slack-jawed at the dancing fountains at the Bellagio all night. It would be a shame if your room went to waste, though, so book a fountain-view suite, and order room service for a new take on dinner and dancing. It’s easy to forget that the Bellagio also has waters that you can dance in. The azure waters of the five courtyard pools are yours to enjoy.

10. Nobu Hotel Las Vegas

Boutique Hotel, Hotel

Nobu Hotel
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Let’s not beat around the bush: if you’re staying at Nobu, food is the star of the show. Yes, this separate Caesars Palace tower is elegantly designed with Japanese-inspired decor and a luxe atmosphere that seems to know you’ve got priority access to the restaurant. But the food itself – how do we begin to describe one of the best chefs the world has seen? Every bite of Nobu’s teppanyaki tasting menu is better than the last.

You’re close to the famous Nevadan city of sin – so why not extend your trip and stay there, too? Check out the best hotels with balconies, or opt for a family-friendly option if the kids are in tow, bookable now with Culture Trip. There’s more to Vegas than just the nightlife, too. Check out the several museum and movie spots if you don’t believe us, and book one of the many day trips from Sin City to broaden your horizons – the best American restaurants in Vegas will be waiting for your return.

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