There are plenty of different sorts of hotels and resorts to stay in during your visit to the USA, but some of the most luxurious and best value for money accommodation can be found in hotel casinos, which have some great amenities on offer as well as some fantastic promotions and deals throughout the year.

Here is a top 5 of the best hotel casinos the United States has to offer, to help you choose the right place to suit you and your needs:

1. Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City

This extravagant 51 story casino-hotel is quite breathtaking, with over 70 minarets gracing the exterior of the building, and larger than life stone elephants guarding the grand entrance. The interior is equally impressive with luxurious carpets and furnishings and an impressive Austrian crystal chandelier in the center of the lobby. The hotel has over 1,200 rooms, many with wonderful views out over the Atlantic Ocean, and because of all this space there are often some great deals to be had, especially in the off peak seasons. There are plenty of things to do if your are not interested in the impressive casino (4.2 million square feet of it from slot machines to roulette and poker tables) with some excellent fine dining and also a full service spa including Jacuzzis, saunas, tanning and indoor swimming pool.

2. MGM Grand Detroit, Detroit
The MGM Grand Detroit resort cost over $800 million to build and has a reputation for being a modern, sophisticated and luxurious hotel casino, often labeled the ‘Las Vegas of the Midwest’. This hotel it perfect for those who enjoy gaming, as the casino section is huge, and regularly pulls in large crowds making it one of the busiest casinos in the world, and has over 90 gaming tables and 4,000 of the worlds best slot machines. The accommodation is impressive as well, with a good range of over 400 sumptuous suites and reasonably priced bedrooms to choose from that should suit any budget. There is also a huge 20,000 sq ft spa with all the latest facilities and a celebrity chef restaurant that provides some excellent dining.

3. MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas.
This is the original MGM Grand Hotel and Casino, and although the casino section is slightly smaller than its more modern sister at number two on this list, it has much more accommodation (5,044 rooms) and other facilities, which will suit those holiday makers who are not focusing their trip on game play. There are five outdoor pools complete with rivers, waterfalls and rock formations and also a large modern Spa and beautiful landscape garden area to relax in. There are also plenty of restaurants and food courts to dine in.

4. Eldorado Resort Casino, Shreveport
The Eldorado is the most exclusive hotel in Shreveport and most of the surrounding Louisiana state, but is also good value for money, especially in the off peak season. The rooms are decadent, with huge, luxurious bathrooms and elegant furnishings, and the casino is large and well designed with over 1400 slot machines and 68 gaming tables with everything from blackjack to poker and roulette. There is also an entertainment centre which provides evening shows and extravaganzas as well as a modern spa to relax and recuperate in.

5. Bellagio Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas

The Bellagio is famous for its evening shows and entertainments, as well as its luxurious rooms and well equipped casino. Thrilling live shows such as the Cirque du Soleil’s “O” attract large crowds throughout the year, and guests of the Bellagio often receive ticket deals to these shows when booking accommodation. There are also some excellent restaurants and the latest in high fashion with the hotels own store Via Bellagio selling top names such as Giorgio Armani, Coco Chanel and Yves St Laurent. The Bellagio is an excellent choice for those visiting Las Vegas on a budget as there are some great accommodation deals available, with luxury rooms for as little as $79 per night.



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