Bally’s is one of the larger and more popular hotels on the Las Vegas Strip. It is described often as a combination of new and old Vegas, located in the middle of the Strip at the corner of Las Vegas Blvd. and Flamingo. It is 67,000 square feet and identified by huge neon columns, and extravagant fountain in front, and at the entrance a 200 foot people mover from the Strip for convenience. It is one of the stops for the Las Vegas Monorail and Paris Hotel Casino is easily accessed through the indoor shops and eating area.
The hotel offers a large range of services, and a number of arrangements can be made at the front desk. Bally’s has a rewards program similar to most Casinos on the Strip. Their concierge club features a lounge on the 22nd floor with an excellent view of the city.
Bally’s is in the center of the Strip and is often filled to capacity during busy seasons. The casino caters to an older and more affluent crowd as opposed to a younger crowd or local gamblers due in part to being an older staple of the Strip and its lack of nightlife. It features a number of restaurants, shopping, and many amenities.
Bally’s has a large central gambling area on the casino floor with around 1,500 slot machines, and a high limits slot area that features machines with a $1,000 minimum per pull and other slightly lower limit slots. The table limits cover a wide range and are comparable to other casinos on the Strip, rates changing by the crowd and time of year. High limit table games are also available. The Race and Sports Book features 11 big screens and 150 televisions total and seats 256. They do have an awards program as do a number of hotels on the Strip and throughout Las Vegas. Ask your dealer, the front desk, or your concierge for more details.
Bally’s is one of the larger hotels on the Strip with 2,814 rooms including a number of suites. The rooms are well-kept and modern style for the most part. Suites are large but not the largest on the Strip. Rates vary quite a bit depending on how full the hotel is, the time of year, any special events, and the general market. It is recommended to book in advance during any Holiday, during the summer, or whenever a large convention is in town. Bally’s hosts many conventions and may be full even during the off season, mid-week, or other times parts of the Strip may be less active. Check with your travel agent or the hotel before planning your trip.
Though Bally’s caters to an older and more affluent crowd, due in part to the age of the hotel perhaps, room rates are usually comparably lower than surrounding hotels, however all Strip hotels are considerably more expensive than off-strip rooms and this should be kept in mind while budgeting a trip.
There are a number of restaurants including Bally’s Steakhouse and Bar, Java Coast, Nathan’s Hot Dogs, Nosh Snack Bar, Sea, Sidewalk Café, Sterling Brunch, Terrace Café, Sbarro, Ichiban, and Tequila Bar and Grill. Most of the restaurants are located in the shopping center, which connects to the Paris Hotel.
There are bars on the casino floor. Most of the restaurants feature a bar as well. As with all casinos Bally’s is open at all hours minus the stores in the shopping center. There is no specific nightlife catering to a younger crowd or aimed at the nightlife.
There is a shopping area with a number of unique boutiques in the same area most of the hotel restaurants can be found. This area connects to the Paris Hotel Casino.
There are no clubs or special entertainment for those interested in nightlife.
Room service, in-room internet, concierge, currency exchange, laundry, health club, shuttle service from the airport only, maid service, deposit box, wake-up call, tennis court, video arcade.
Bally’s features a 175,000 square foot convention area and several smaller venues.
Bally’s has a huge oversized pool open during the summer months to hotel guests. It features several cabanas, pool side seating and service, and towel service. The water is heated and the pool has a tropical setting.
Jubilee! is the Strip’s longest running show and features showgirls in the classic style Vegas in large part is known for. Also in the Jubilee! theatre you will find The Price is Right – Live filmed regularly.
The Spa at Bally’s is a salon and gym and also includes a pool, tennis court, cabanas, and a wide range of services. It is one of the more popular spas in Las Vegas, known for its size, excellent service and a variety relaxing options.