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The Strip, Las Vegas, Nevada
Transplant this ultraluxurious hotel to any other city in the U.S. and the rates would be three, four, or five times as much. True, it's located an unattractive 10-minute walk from any other hotel on the Strip. But this level of service, attention to detail, and luxury -- at these prices -- are an only-in-Las-Vegas experience.

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 Transplant this ultraluxurious hotel to any other city in the U.S. and the rates would be three, four, or five times as much. True, it's located an unattractive 10-minute walk from any other hotel on the Strip. But this level of service, attention to detail, and luxury -- at these prices -- are an only-in-Las-Vegas experience.
Transplant this ultraluxurious hotel to any other city in the U.S. and the rates would be three, four, or five times as much. True, it's located an unattractive 10-minute walk from any other hotel on the Strip. But this level of service, attention to detail, and luxury -- at these prices -- are an only-in-Las-Vegas experience. Top-notch rooms are spacious suites with marble showers, flat-screens in the bathrooms, Sub-Zero-outfitted kitchens, and ridiculously comfortable beds. The room's flashier features are counterbalanced by sophisticated, understated decor (muted colors, sleek light wood). The kitchenette in a Studio Suite An outdoor heated pool, a top-notch spa, and a brand-new fitness center stocked with bottled water and TechnoGym equipment are among the luxury features at the Trump. Dining options are the 24-hour room service, pool bar H2[eau], and the lobby restaurant, DJT (seen here) -- all offering similar casual American-style cuisine. As with other luxury Vegas hotels, menu prices are high. Comprised entirely of suites that start at about 625 square feet, all of the rooms at Tuscany are as large as or larger than some of the most luxurious hotels in Vegas. The rooms are clean and the beds are comfy, but the overall look is closer to a room at an aging Best Western by the airport than a typical, flashy Vegas hotel. Comfortable beds have feather-topped mattresses, down duvets, and down pillows, though they're paired with generic wood furniture, utilitarian carpeting, and an old, 25-inch tube TV set with fewer than 20 cable channels. Four affordable restaurants are on-site, serving solid Italian, Mexican, and American cuisine, with entree prices just $10 to $15. At Tuscany Gardens, a delicious, heaping plate of spaghetti Bolognese was only $12.95. While the hotel is more utilitarian than stylish, convenient amenities abound: two pools, a Laundromat, free fitness center, free parking, and free Wi-Fi in the lobby and at the pool. The hotel's two small pools are relaxed and clean, even if they don't exactly dazzle. For a reasonably priced, clean, and comfortably modern room in a convenient central-Strip location, it's hard to do better. With subdued neutral tones, sleek contemporary design and dark wood touches, the rooms feel like a tasteful, calming retreat. Though the space is smaller than the large gaming floors at the MGM and the Wynn, the casino at Treasure Island, decorated with custom choppers, has all the usual games: slots, poker, blackjack, sports book, and so on. Treasure Island's buffet is not the biggest on the Strip, but with a chef who makes salads to order, a custom pasta station, sushi chefs on the floor, and BBQ, it was one of our favorites. Eight other restaurants are on offer. The fitness center is a large windowless room with the usual assortment of exercise machines and free weights, but it's free for guests to use and equipment is plentiful. The medieval-themed castle on the Strip has lots of kid-friendly activities and way-low rates -- as low as $40 a night -- making it a very fine choice for budget-conscious families. The Widescreen Rooms in Tower II, one of which is shown here, were renovated in the fall of 2008 and feature 42-inch plasma TVs, pillow-top mattresses, and iPod docks. Standard, medieval-themed rooms in Tower I are basic and a bit worn, so spring for a $20 upgrade. Four large pools, one with a waterslide, and an excellent location are among its appealing qualities. The Roundtable Buffet promises an "All You Can Eat Feast," and in terms of sheer calories per dollar, it may be the best deal on the Strip. For $25, guests can eat all day. The Fantasy Faire arcade seen here, a SpongeBob SquarePants movie and ride, and the Tournament of Kings jousting dinner show make this budget-friendly hotel a winner with the kids. The champion of the Strip in the mid-20th century, the fluorescent-pink Flamingo still recalls its 1970s glory years, attracting a diverse crowd with its picturesque buffet, lavish pool and wildlife garden. The hotel's gardens are filled with waterfalls, flamingoes, fish-filled streams, turtles, and other wildlife. At 300 square feet, the Flamingo's standard rooms are among the smallest on the Strip, but they feel spacious, thanks to floor-to-ceiling windows and a comfortable seating area. The Flamingo's pool, which boasts a waterfall, three waterslides, volleyball and a basketball hoop, was once the envy of the Strip (now it faces fierce competition from Strip giants). The spa and fitness center may be average by Vegas standards, but they're impressive amenities for a hotel that often charges less than $100 a night. For the price, the Golden Nugget is a steal, provided you don't mind staying in older downtown Vegas instead of the newer, livelier Strip. The hotel boasts traditional decor, a gorgeous pool, and a festive but not ribald atmosphere. In exchange for giving up a prime location, guests can enjoy clean, well-appointed rooms. The traditionally decorated Deluxe Rooms, seen here, are about 400 square feet and have floral-patterned bedspreads and window curtains. Significantly more spacious than the Deluxe Room, the Gold Club Rooms (pictured here) on the 16th and 17th floors of the North Tower boast plasma TVs in the bedrooms and bathrooms and free Internet access. They can cost as much as $100 more than the Deluxe Rooms. The Golden Nugget is home to the Tank, a pool complex boasting a three-story waterslide that runs through a 200,000-gallon shark aquarium. At the elegant Golden Nugget Spa, guests can sample fresh fruit, hot drinks and lemon-infused water while relaxing in plush armchairs under the lounge's vaulted, translucent ceiling. The $20 admission fee -- standard for Vegas -- includes the fitness center and spa facilities. A classy condo-hotel tucked behind the big casinos, this 255-suite property is one of the best off-the-Strip values in town. The huge suites start at 900 square feet, making this a great choice for extended-stay guests and wedding parties. The standard room, a Solitaire Suite, comes with a beautiful, modern kitchen (including a fancy refrigerator that produces ice cubes and filtered water), a washer and dryer, a living area with a 42-inch flat-screen TV, a Jacuzzi that's big enough for two, and a large balcony, some of which overlook the Strip. This temperature-controlled pool is connected to an indoor pool, making it twice as big as it first appears. That also means guests can swim even during the cooler winter months, when most Vegas outdoor pools are closed. A variety of furniture (couches surrounding firepits, circular rattan couches with colorful pillows) lets guests lounge or dine around the pool. Stir Lounge, beside the lobby, serves dinner and drinks starting at 5 p.m. Designed as a sexy lounge with bold colors and low lighting, it's the most easygoing place in the building, with friendly bartenders engaging the small crowd in conversation. The bright and spacious fitness center has top-of-the-line equipment, including 10 StarTrac cardio machines, one StairMaster and a dozen Free Motion weight machines. The free gym also has an outdoor space where exercisers can lie down on mats and stretch under the sun. At the lower end of the Strip's price scale, this colossal, pyramid-shaped, Egyptian-themed hotel-casino offers rooms and features that can compete with those at some of its midrange neighbors. Room quality and decor vary greatly depending on whether guests book in the pyramid or in the towers. The decor in the pyramid rooms (seen here) hits the ancient Egypt theme hard, with hieroglyphics on the closet and headboards, tomb-artwork bedspreads, and wall-mounted art that imitates ancient carvings. Tower rooms are newer and more up-to-date in design. The tower rooms are larger, newer, and more up-to-date in design. And because the walls are vertical, the view through the floor-to-ceiling windows is more enjoyable and the living space more usable. Bathrooms also get an upgrade; they feature both a shower and a deep soaking tub. The Luxor has four large pools, just two of which are open on weekdays; the other two open only on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. There's a lot of real estate devoted to these pools, but with cement decks and standard plastic lounge chairs, they don't distinguish themselves much from those at Excalibur or Planet Hollywood. With eight restaurants, plus a mall-like food court, the Luxor offers many food options. You won't find any celebrity-chef restaurants, but the food is decent. Tacos & Tequila, seen here, offers standard Mexican dishes for $15 to $23. Rooms at this astonishingly inexpensive hotel are clean and comfortable. Accommodations combine ample natural light and simple design. At 264 square feet, standard rooms in the West Tower (the hotel calls them "deluxe") had enough space for a vanity, a small desk, an entertainment center, two bedside desks, and of course the bed. The four popular, on-site eateries lure diners with low prices, though not lovingly prepared dishes. The 1,000 slot-style games dominate the casino floor. Although gamblers can find blackjack and other live table games, as well as a sports book, most of the action is at the slots. With few children or partyers on the scene, the casino floor and halls are quiet. Vegas is probably the only city in the world where an ultraluxury hotel can appear on the best values list. Sure, the Wynn is on the higher end of the Vegas hotel price range, but you're still getting an extraordinary luxury-hotel experience for a fraction of the price you would pay in other cities. Starting at about 600 square feet, the standard resort rooms are massive. Floor-to-ceiling windows give guests either views of the Strip or of the 18-hole golf course behind the Wynn. The sinfully comfortable king-size Wynn Dream Bed by Sealy comes with a pillow-top mattress, four pillows (two oversize and two regular), and a down comforter. Sheets are soft, 310-thread-count Egyptian cotton. Bartolotta, a seafood restaurant, prepares catches flown in from the Mediterranean and is headed by James-Beard-Award-winning chef Paul Bartolotta. With nine fine dining restaurants, six casual restaurants, and six bars and lounges on-site, there's no shortage of dining options (though, like most luxury hotels in Vegas, there's not much to eat if you're on a budget). All the luxury service basics: 24-hour room service, concierge service (but only until 9 p.m.), and poolside drink service. When you need some toothpaste or dry cleaning, someone is at your door within minutes, and service in the restaurants tends to be impeccable. Though at 2,716 rooms, you're not going to get the same personalized attention as you would at a smaller property.