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Las Vegas hotels are over the top. Most are worlds in themselves with many acres under one roof. “The world’s largest” and “the world’s only” are common descriptive terms here as each developer tries to make his new property bigger, better and more outrageous than any other. In general, luxury reigns. Rooms are large and comfortable, and amenities and facilities are those that can’t be found anywhere else. Many of the soaring skyscraper properties encompass lakes, waterfalls, theme parks, spas, sophisticated bars and restaurants, hip night clubs, chic shopping malls and glittering casinos, most of which operate around the clock around the year. Most hotels are on or near the southern and center parts of “The Strip,” Las Vegas Boulevard. Others are on streets parallel to it or downtown. There is so much to do under one roof that many visitors play and stay in the same place without ever leaving their resort.

    The Las Vegas Strip338 rooms, 86 suites. If you seek a luxurious oasis where you can truly relax, this is your place. It occupies the top floors of the Mandalay Bay Hotel. It has no casino to create crowds and its own entrances, elevators, pool, spa, gym and other amenities. Pampering at any hour or the day or night is their pleasure and you’ll see it in every detail, including the lush flower arrangements that are found throughout. 3960 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Tel: (702)632 5000.
    The Sky Lofts at MGM Grand4,293 rooms, 2559 suites. This is one of the world’s largest hotels but you can be alone and comfortable in a crowd. The theaters can host Big Name concerts and sports events. There are 5 pools, 17 restaurants, a host of boutiques, and an unending list of things to see and do between stops at the giant casino and other activities. Those who want to splurge can stay at the Skylofts on the two top floors where room rates include limos to and from the airport, butler service, and preferred seating and the Cirque du Soleil show and prime restaurants. 3799 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Tel: (702)891-1111. For Skylofts: Tel: (877)646 5638.
    One of The Venetian's gorgeous suites4,027 suites. Your suite may be larger than your home! Reproductions of famous frescoes and Venetian landmarks like the Doges Palace and St. Mark’s Square are all around you. Great restaurants and cafes, and chic boutiques line the Grand Canal where your gondolier will serenade you. Performers singing opera arias are likely to pass by. A Canyon Ranch Spa complete with a climbing wall will take out the kinks of too many late nights, and you can gamble in the beautiful casino any time of the day or night. For a cultural rest, see the French impressionist paintings in the Guggenheim Heritage Museum. 3355 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Center Strip. Tel: (888)283 6423.
    The Wynn Las Vegas2,359 rooms. 357 suites. No expense was spared when this resort was built. Spacious rooms outfitted with the world’s finest linens ensure your comfort. Replicas of the owner’s priceless art collection adorn the walls. You have a choice of 14 restaurants and 6 bars. A glittering casino, a garden atrium, a tree-covered, man made mountain with two waterfalls and a shimmering lake are all part of the posh scene. The casino is especially beautiful and the hotel even has its own theater and its own water oriented show. 3131 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Center Strip. Tel: (702)770 7100.

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