Caesars Palace Las Vegas Review

Caesars Palace
Las Vegas Review

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Caesars Palace Las Vegas Overview

All Hail! Caesars Palace is an upscale, talismanic hotel and a true icon of the Vegas resort scene. The 3,954-room property has been the symbol of Sin City’s opulence and kitsch since it first opened in 1966. As the name suggests, its theme is based on Julius Caesar’s Rome, complete with the marble goddesses, Roman gods, and columns, as well as toga-wearing waiters on the casino floor. Everything here is lavish and exudes an air of excess, from the colossal casino and classic architecture to a huge spa with exquisite treatments and Roman baths.

While standard rooms feel old and are small by Vegas standards, they are elegant, nonetheless, and feature desks, marble bathrooms with walk-in showers, toiletries, hairdryers, and coffee makers. Caesars Palace Hotel offers a raft of well-known dining options, ranging from a noodle spot to a stellar steakhouse. And with a sprawling casino, shopping at Forum Shops, a full roster of live events, and more, entertainment at Caesars Palace isn’t too shabby either.

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PROS

  • Iconic Roman-themed Caesars Palace in a central location on the Las Vegas Strip
  • A gorgeous pool complex comprising cabanas and 8 pools
  • The Coliseum features a full lineup of comedians, musicians (like Rod Stewart), and other performers that provide live entertainment.
  • The nightclub invites multiple popular DJs and acts
  • A massive casino with extensive sportsbook, slots, and poker room
  • Diverse dining that includes high-end restaurants and affordable eateries
  • Exquisite shopping opportunities at the Forum Shops
  • A huge spa boasting 50,000 square feet with snowfall rooms and Roman baths
  • Ample business and events spaces available
  • Attractive guest rooms with wi-fi, coffeemakers and hairdryer

CONS

  • Parking can be expensive
  • Steep $45 daily resort fee
  • Standard accommodations are old-timey and a little smaller
  • Spa facilities and services are available at an additional fee.

Rooms & Suites at the Caesars Palace Las Vegas

There are some 3,954 guest rooms at Caesar Palace Las Vegas spread across six hotel towers, namely Octavius, Laurel Collection, Palace, Nobu, Forum, and Julius. They vary immensely in terms of size, price point, quality, and of course, amenities. The wallet-friendly Julius tower houses the classic rooms, which are a bit more subdued and smaller by Las Vegas norms, but they’re comfortable, feel contemporary, and are packed with modern amenities, including Keurig coffee makers.

These base-level rooms feature sizeable marble-floored bathrooms with double sinks, walk-in showers, and toiletries. Other in-room amenities at the hotel include headboards with custom upholstery, well-stocked mini-bars, flat-screen TVs, hairdryers, and more.

 For these reasons, they’re perfect for guests who want to be in the middle of the scene, as the tower is nestled in the heart of the resort and nearest to the sprawling casino.

Starting at 648 square feet and 525 square feet respectively, rooms in the Laurel Collection and Palace tower are substantially more spacious and feature deep soaking tubs with jets in the marble-floored bathrooms.

The Octavius tower room type comes in the form of large suites and villa styles, starting at 550 square feet. They feature work desks, sitting lounges, large flat-screen TVs, and king-size beds with plush and super-comfy bedding.

Restaurants & Bars at the Caesars Palace Las Vegas

Caesars Palace Las Vegas is home to a bevy of well over 15 restaurants and eateries, including a decent food court and scores of bars, lounges, and nightclubs. The cuisine here runs the gamut from French to Asian, including American and Italian classics.

The most notable restaurants at the hotel include:

  • Bacchanal Buffet: This classic buffet-style eatery serves hundreds of menu options that range from prime rib to dim sum.
  • Nobu: This fine-dining restaurant is Caesars Palace’s grand jewel when it comes to high-end dining. It’s open daily, drinks are served, and reservations are mandatory.
  • Mr. Chow: This high-end restaurant has large windows overlooking the well-manicured gardens and the pool.
  • Guy Savoy: Run by the eponymous Michelin-starred chef, this upscale option is another popular spot.
  • G. Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen: This is another celebrity chef-driven restaurant that serves an awe-inspiring menu along with its sister spot, Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill. It serves American dishes for dinner and lunch.
  • Pronto by Giada: This is a bistro-style on-site restaurant

Amenities at the Caesars Palace Las Vegas

Spa

The Qua Baths & Spa at Caesars Palace is huge, covering 50,000 square feet. That makes it one of the largest spas in Vegas, only trailing the likes of Canyon Ranch Spa in terms of size. However, offerings are where this spa brings its A-game, featuring 35 massage rooms and 51 treatment studios.

Treatment options at the hotel include body wraps & scrubs, facials, steam rooms, aromatherapy, Ayurvedic, hydrotherapy, and salon services. Although treatments come at a fee, guests who pay for them have access to a snowfall room, Laconium steam baths, Roman baths, and the tearoom at no additional cost.

The types of massages on offer include:

  • Thai massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep-tissue massage

There’s also an on-site full-service salon, Color Salon by Michael Boychuck. It features grand vanities, chandeliers, and gives off an old-Hollywood atmosphere. Salon services on offer include airbrush tanning, waxing, wails, pedicure, makeup, and hairstyling.

Pools

The so-called Garden of the Gods Pool, a network of charming seven pools, spans 3 levels and stretches a whopping 4.5 acres. The pool complex features cabanas, ornate granite & marble mosaics, and Roman columns. Each pool is named after a Roman Goddess or God and has its own unique atmosphere and vibe.

For instance, one pool boasts an 18-ft waterfall, while another has cabanas for invite-only upscale guests, and another includes a swim-up gaming table.

  • The Venus Pool
  • The Bacchus Pool
  • The Apollo Pool
  • The Neptune Pool
  • The Jupiter Pool
  • The Fortuna Pool

Note that all these pools, except for the Venus Pool, are closed during the off-season.

Casino at the Caesars Palace Las Vegas

Caesars Palace has one of the most popular and largest casinos in Vegas. It packs the usual suspects, including slot machines, table games, and card games, as well as a comprehensive sportsbook and racebook room that can seat 250 people at once.

In addition to huge, wall-to-wall LED TV screens in sportsbook and race-book rooms, each gaming table is fitted with its individual monitor. The hotel also houses one of the biggest poker rooms in Las Vegas and covers a space of 14,000 square feet.

Caesars Palace Review:
The Verdict

The 3,954-room Caesar Palace is a classic Vegas hotel casino resort and the epitome of extravagance, sporting a sprawling casino, huge spa with three Roman baths, multiple pools, and one of Vegas’ biggest casinos. The standard options are smaller by Sin City norm, they’re attractive, comfortable, and feature the latest coffeemakers, toiletries, and hair dryers.

The real treat is the choice of dining options that range from noodle dens and a delicious buffet to a stellar steakhouse. Entertainment options abound here, including nightclubs with major DJs and a theater headlined by well-known comedians, musicians, performers, etc. While the casino isn’t as flashy as the ones at the Venetian or the Bellagio, it’s fancier than the casino at the Flamingo and offers the same experience as the one at Mandalay Bay.