May 28, 2024

Resorts World Las Vegas

THE HOTEL: Opened in June 2021, Resorts World has 3,506 rooms and suites on a 88-acre site. The $4.3 billion complex is the first integrated resort to be built in over 10 years on South Las Vegas Boulevard (the Strip). It houses three hotels: the Las Vegas Hilton with 1,678 rooms and suites, the Conrad Las Vegas with 1,496 and the upscale Crockfords Las Vegas with 332.

THE CHECK-IN: Check-in to the Conrad Las Vegas was quick and efficient. I was allocated a bedroom overlooking the resort’s 5.5-acre pool area. Staff helpfully provided restaurant and attraction suggestions.

THE ROOM: The Conrad’s rooms vary in size from 550 to 2,800 square feet. Mine was one of the smaller rooms but it was still spacious and comfortable, featuring a large TV and plush carpet that felt good under my bare feet. Blackout curtains helped me get a good night’s sleep, while bedside charging points proved handy for recharging the batteries of my phone and laptop. Next morning, the circular desk proved adequate for checking emails before heading downstairs for my first business meeting of my trip.

THE BUSINESS: The resort has its own events centre and 50 meeting rooms and is ideally located for the Las Vegas Convention Center. You can ride a Tesla to the center through the tunnel network under the resort from the on-site Vegas Loop station.

THE FACILITIES: A vast gaming floor features table games, poker tables, a sportsbook and 1,400 slot machines. A 5,000-seat theatre hosts residencies by the likes of Katy Perry and David Blaine, plus corporate events. Sun’s Out, Buns Out and The Kitchen on the ground floor are popular for breakfast. Famous Foods Street Eats offers a choice of global cuisines, craft beer and seating in front of big screens showing live sports. Choices for discerning diners include the Caviar Bar, Carversteak restaurant or Crossroads Kitchen – the Strip’s first plant-based fine-dining restaurant.

THE VERDICT: The resort is vast and offers variety. It’s stylish and offers easy access to attractions elsewhere in Las Vegas. It’s a good option both for business and leisure travellers.

THE DETAILS: Resorts World Las Vegas, 3000 South Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas, Nevada 89109, USA; +1 800 266 7237; Double rooms from £131.

Stuart Forster