Located in Nevada by Lake Tahoe and the Sierra Nevada mountains, Reno is often called the ‘biggest little city in the world’. The city has an amazing culinary scene and it is known for the surrounding ski resorts and its multiple casinos. These are some of the factors that make Reno such a popular tourist destination of your choice. If this is the destination you have chosen for a vacation, your accommodation can make a significant difference to the overall enjoyment of your stay. There are some amazing hotels in and around this city, each of which has features that will appeal to different people. Here is an overview of the 20 best hotels in Reno in 2019.
20. Hampton Inn & Suites Reno West
One of two Hampton locations in Reno, this hotel is a great option for those who want to stay somewhere that is close to the casinos and nightlife, while also having good access to the ski resorts in the surrounding area. It is also close to the Rancho San Rafael Park and the Truckee River Walk. The rooms are comfortable and well-equipped with amenities for convenience and to enhance your stay. Each room has a private bathroom. Hampton Inn & Suites Reno West has an indoor pool for guests to take a dip and a bar where they can relax with a drink. There is also a sauna, a fitness center, and hot tubs. There is an on-site restaurant where guests can enjoy their complimentary breakfast.
19. Holiday Inn Express Reno Airport
Ideal for business travelers, this hotel is conveniently located within minutes of the international airport. All guests can enjoy the complimentary buffet-style hot breakfast and then take a swim, relax in the whirlpool, or use the modern fitness facilities. It is just a short distance from this hotel to the local casinos, restaurants, and entertainment. It is also close to Lake Tahoe and some of the top-rated ski resorts in the area. The rooms are comfortably designed with a range of amenities and private bathrooms. There is free WI-FI for all guests throughout the hotel.
18. Staybridge Suites Reno Nevada
The suites at this hotel are fully-equipped with kitchen, a range of amenities, and free Wi-Fi. It is within easy traveling distance of the casinos in downtown Reno, several golf courses, and the Wild Island Family Adventure Park. The hotel has an American restaurant that serves food buffet-style. There are swimming pools, a fitness center, hot tubs, a business center, and outdoor BBQ facilities. This is a pet and family-friendly hotel, although charges apply if you bring a pet.
17. Plaza Resort Club Reno
Although Plaza Resort Club Reno is in a quiet spot overlooking Truckee River, it is within walking distance of the casinos and attractions. It is also close to the international airport and The Pioneer Center for Performing Arts. Facilities for guests at this hotel include an indoor pool, a sundeck, a lounge with a billiards table, and a business center. The rooms have amenities including drinks and snack-making facilities.
16. Hyatt Place Reno
This hotel is equally suitable for both business travelers and those visiting Reno for a vacation. Booking.com says that it is great for business travelers because it is conveniently located close to the airport, free Wi-Fie and work desks in the rooms, and a business center. Leisure travelers will enjoy the indoor pool, outdoor pool, Jacuzzi, and fitness center. There is one restaurant at the hotel called 24/7 Gallery Market, which serves American cuisine. This is also where guests can enjoy their breakfast. Within driving distance of the hotel are Virginia City and Mount Rose Ski Resort.
15. Hampton Inn & Suites
Hampton Inn & Suites is a good place to stay in terms of accessing the local amenities, and it will suit both couples and families. It is within walking distance of the Great Basin Adventure, Truckee River Walk, and Rancho San Rafael Park. The rooms are well-equipped with everything you need and they all have private bathrooms. There is an indoor pool and fitness center that are both free for guests to use. Guests can relax at the end of the day at the bar or enjoy a delicious meal in the hotel’s restaurant.
14. Best Western Plus Sparks-Reno Hotel
Ideally located for making the most of your time in Reno, Best Western Plus Sparks-Reno Hotel is close to the events center, Bizarre Guitar, and Great Basin Brewing. The rooms boast excellent amenities and guests enjoy a complimentary breakfast. There is an array of facilities including indoor and outdoor pools hot tubs, Jacuzzis, business services, and a restaurant. This hotel is both pet-friendly and child-friendly.
13. Eldorado Resort Casino
Forbes lists Eldorado Resort Casino as one of the top hotels in Reno. The palatial, neon-lit hotel is a magnificent sight, and it is one of the three hotels that make up THE ROW, This casino hotel has over 800 guest rooms, a nightclub, an outdoor pool, a fitness center, shops, a business center, and a Jacuzzi. There is a range of on-site dining options, including The Seafood Buffet and Roxy’s Bar and Lounge.
12. Silver Legacy Resort Casino
One of ‘The Big Three’ hotels that form THE ROW in downtown Reno, this hotel is close to all the attractions and amenities. There are 1,700 rooms that are decorated in a Victorian theme. Guests at this lively hotel can enjoy several casinos, nightclubs, a laser light show, a comedy club, and multiple bars and restaurants. Many who stay in this hotel do not need to leave during their vacation as there are so many things to do on-site.
11. Boomtown Hotel & Casino
Just outside of Reno close to the California border sits the Boomtown Hotel & Casino. It is smaller than many of the downtown resorts as it has just 318 guest rooms. This is a fantastic option for families visiting the area as they have facilities for adults and children alike. For adults-only, there is video poker. Facilities that are also for children include a huge arcade filled with games, a climbing wall, an antique carousel, a Ferris wheel, a £D motion theater, a rodeo rider, and a flight simulator.
10. Harrah’s Casino Hotel Reno
Harrah’s Casino Hotel Reno is one of the original Reno hotels. It is close to some of the major attractions in the area, such as the National Automobile Museum, Nevada Museum of Art, the National Bowling Station, and Wingfield Park. The 928 rooms include modern amenities for the convenience of guests. Highlights include the large casino, the outdoor pool, spa amenities, a health club, a business center, and concierge services. Some of the on-site dining options include Ichiban Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar and the Steak House at Harrah’s.
9. Courtyard by Marriott Reno Downtown/ Riverfront
Courtyard by Marriott Reno Downtown/ Riverfront is positioned close to the National Automobile Museum with stunning views across River Truckee. This hotel has been voted as being particularly good for couples, according to Booking.com. Some of the guest amenities include an amazing restaurant, a swimming pool, a fitness restaurant, and a bar.
8. Circus Circus Hotel & Casino Reno
The excellent position of this hotel is one of its many advantages, says 10 Best. It is located in downtown Reno close to Reno-Tahoe International and the Truckee River. In total, there are 1,500 rooms in this expansive hotel. The modern rooms have many luxurious touches and all the modern amenities you would expect from a city hotel. Guests have access to the casino, a fitness center, business services, and six restaurants that range from casual eateries to fine dining establishments.
7. Renaissance Reno Downtown Hotel
This hotel’s location by the Truckee River means that guests can enjoy river views from many of the comfortable guest rooms. Guests can also make the most of the many amenities and entertainment options provided at this resort. These include spa services, a health club, a business center, and the casino. The Rotunda Bar is a popular hangout that is one of several bars in this hotel. One of the best on-site dining options is the Riverview Café as this has a terrace that overlooks the Truckee River. Other facilities include events
6. Whitney Peak Hotel
Not everyone wants to stay in a casino resort when visiting reno, and Whitney Peak Hotel is one of the best options, says 10 Best. This was the first hotel in the area not to feature any kind of gaming. The rooms are designed in a stylish and trendy manner, while also being comfortable. One of the main features of this hotel is the various outdoor climbing walls for guests to enjoy, including the tallest outdoor climbing wall in the world, which stands at 164 feet and offers impressive views across the city, which look particularly spectacular at night. This hotel’s restaurant serves seasonal, organic American cuisine. There is also an events venue and a lively bar.
5. Concierge Hotel Tower at Atlantis Reno
Luxury is a key element of a stay at Concierge Hotel Tower at Atlantis Reno, and the aim is to elevate the experience of the guests while they are in Reno. The modern rooms boast spectacular rooms across Rene, and this is an element of the hotel that has received plenty of praise from those who have stayed there. The hotel has a casino, pools, a complimentary airport shuttle, and a variety of restaurants.
4. Grand Sierra Resort and Casino
A stylish and contemporary hotel, the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino is away from the downtown Reno scene but conveniently located within minutes of the Reno-Tahoe International Airport. There is plenty for guests to enjoy at this hotel, including Jacuzzi tubs, a 50-lane bowling center, an outdoor swimming pool, business services, a casino, and an arcade. There are also multiple dining options, including The Grand Buffet, California Pizza Kitchen, and Charlie Palmer Steak.
3. Peppermill’s Tuscany Tower Suites
Located next door to the Peppermill Resort Spa Casino and owned by the same company is Peppermill’s Tuscany Tower Suites. This is a more luxurious offering than its neighboring sister hotel that offers guests an indulgent experience in one of the 600 suites. In the rooms, guests will find all the modern amenities they need for a comfortable and convenient stay, along with some modern touches such as marble bathrooms. The dining options at this hotel include a rainforest-themed Island Buffet, an Asian-inspired eatery, and an outstanding steakhouse.
2. Peppermill Resort Spa Casino
One of the best-known hotels in Reno, the Peppermill Resort Spa Casino has undergone extensive renovation in recent years. It is located close to South Reno and the Convention Center. It is a huge establishment with over 1,600 rooms, each of which has a private bathroom and modern amenities. The numerous amenities include the casino, 17 bars, 10 restaurants, an award-winning spa, and a free airport shuttle service.
1. Atlantis Casino Resort Spa
According to US News, the best hotel in reno is the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa. Located along Virginia Street, this casino hotel is ideal for those who want to get into the thick of the action while also enjoying some relaxing elements in their vacation. Many people stay in this hotel because it has one of the best casinos in the city. However, there are plenty more features to enjoy. One of the best aspects of staying in the hotel is the relaxing spa facilities. Other features for guests include the indoor pool, a fitness center, and ten restaurants that each offer a different and delicious menu.
Written by Dana Hanson
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