Want to take a vacation of truly epic proportions? Then you may want to check out the biggest hotels in America. Sure, some people love tiny bed and breakfasts or small cruise ships. But others prefer grand hotels and expansive mega-ships. And if you want to go big, you definitely have a lot of options right here in the United States.
It probably won’t surprise anyone who’s ever been to Las Vegas, but the vast majority of the biggest hotels in the United States are located in the over-the-top resort city. So while you can stay at a few giant hotels elsewhere — like the 2,860 room-Hilton Hawaiian Village, Disney’s 2,880 room Pop Century Resort, or the 2,882 room Gaylord Opryland Resort — those don’t even come close to making the cut as the biggest hotels in the United States.
Below, check out the properties that do make the cut as the biggest hotels in America.
15. The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
- 3708 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas
- Rooms: 2,995
As promised, we start the list of the biggest hotels with a huge Las Vegas property. U.S. News reports that The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas has 2,995 rooms, which makes it one of the biggest in the country. The publication characterizes the Cosmopolitan, located on the Strip just south of the Bellagio, as “one of Sin City’s more modern luxury hotels.” This five-star hotel has three pools, each with a different atmosphere. And it’s one of the only hotels in Vegas where you can have a room with its own balcony or terrace.
Next: This huge hotel has lots of amenities, including a dolphin habitat.
14. The Mirage
- 3400 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas
- Rooms: 3,044
U.S News reports that The Mirage has 3,044 rooms. The publication reports that this 4.5-star hotel made quite a splash with its “cascading waterfalls, rainforest roughage, luscious lagoons and giant ‘active’ volcano spread out across an unprecedented 102 acres.” The hotel boasts kid-friendly amenities, such as a dolphin habitat. Nonetheless, there are a few adults-only amenities, including the adults-only Bare pool. Plus, the property is home to the Cirque du Soleil show “LOVE,” as well as one of the best casinos on the strip.
Next: This Disney property has impressive pool complexes.
13. Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside and French Quarter Resorts
- 1251 Riverside Drive, Lake Buena Vista
- Rooms: 2,048 + 1,008 = 3,056
Disney’s Port Orleans is made up of two separate resorts: Riverside and French Quarter. Together, they’re one of the biggest hotels in the country — a rare achievement for a property outside of Las Vegas! Oyster reports that the Riverside resort has 2,048 rooms and the French Quarter resort has 1,008 rooms. The publication also reports that Riverside offers riverfront scenery, a large pool complex, and even a fishing hole. French Quarter boasts a quieter environment, a fun pool complex, and a Mardi Gras theme.
Next: This huge hotel offers all the excitement of Vegas — without the noise.
12. Westgate Las Vegas
- 3000 Paradise Road, Las Vegas
- Room: 3,174
Oyster reports that the Westgate Las Vegas has 3,174 rooms, which makes it one of the biggest hotels in the United States. Its location off the Strip — and next to the Las Vegas Convention Center — means you’ll hear less noise at night. But what it lacks in a party scene or dance clubs, it makes up for with near-nightly entertainment, a sizable casino, and a variety of dining options. Oyster also reports that the Westgate’s “pool, fitness center, and cabaret are great to have, though fairly unremarkable by Las Vegas standards.”
Next: This hotel numbers among the most iconic properties in Las Vegas.
11. Flamingo Las Vegas
- 3555 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas
- Rooms: 3,262
Oyster reports that the Flamingo Las Vegas has 3,262 rooms — enough that it narrowly misses a spot among the top 10 biggest hotels in the United States. Oyster characterizes the Flamingo as an “iconic hotel,” with many rooms that have “panoramic High Roller or Strip views.” The resort has a family-friendly pool, as well as an adult-only pool with cabanas. You can also enjoy four different restaurants, a food court, a cafe, and room service. There’s also a wildlife habitat to explore, a small spa to relax in, a spacious fitness center, and a total of six wedding venues.
Next: This hotel has lots of family-friendly activities and amenities.
10. Circus Circus Hotel
- 2800 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas
- Rooms: 3,767
Oyster reports that Circus Circus has 3,767 rooms — a number that lands it in 10th place among the biggest hotels in America. Oyster reports of this property, “This lower-middle-range hotel on the northern end of the Las Vegas Strip has two main selling points: its super cheap rates, and its abundance of family-friendly activities.” The hotel has circus performances every 30 minutes, an indoor Adventure Dome amusement park, and restaurants serving family-friendly comfort food.
Next: This is one of the biggest hotels in the United States, and probably one of the most luxurious, too.
9. Bellagio Las Vegas
- 3600 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas
- Rooms: 3,933
U.S. News reports that the Bellagio has 3,933 rooms. The publication praises the Bellagio for its “unbeatable location on the Strip,” and reports, “With an upscale casino reminiscent of those found in Monaco, the Bellagio Las Vegas is a favorite home base for high rollers.” Plus, its rooms seem inspired by Italy’s Lake Como. You can choose among 15 different dining options at this five-star hotel, but U.S. News warns that since the property is huge, you’ll need to do a lot of walking. But if you need to take a break, you can relax at the spa, enjoy the Fountains of Bellagio show, or kick back by one of the pools.
Next: This themed hotel has won the hearts of many travelers.
8. Caesars Palace
- 3570 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas
- Rooms: 3,960
U.S. News reports that Caesars Palace has 3,960 rooms. The publication also notes that “Caesars Palace is the ultimate choice in ridiculously campy Las Vegas kitsch – and travelers love it. The hotel’s theme is ripped straight from the Julius Caesar’s Rome, with columns, marble gods and goddesses, plus a toga-clad wait staff serving cocktails on the casino floor.” You can enjoy seven pools, a sprawling casino floor, hundreds of designer shops, numerous dining venues, and even a concert venue that regularly hosts major acts.
Next: Here’s another property to consider if you want a themed getaway.
7. Excalibur Hotel Las Vegas
- 3850 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas
- Rooms: 3,990
Oyster reports that the Excalibur Hotel has 3,990 rooms, definitely enough to land it among the biggest hotels in the country. In fact, Oyster reports that “It was the largest hotel in the world when it opened back in 1990, and has a huge number of features to match, including four pools, a spa, multiple restaurants, live entertainment and — of course — a gigantic casino.” The decor has a vaguely medieval theme, and the hotel offer several entertainment options, including an Arthurian-themed dinner show.
Next: This huge hotel wins fans among tech-savvy guests.
6. ARIA Resort
- 3730 Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas
- Rooms: 4,004
U.S. News reports that the ARIA Resort has 4,004 rooms. The five-star property offers Strip views from most rooms, and travelers love the property for its modern style and technology. According to U.S. News, “Rooms have bedside touch-screen controls that remember your temperature and lighting preferences, outlets for your MP3 player and camera, and gaming consoles are in the 42-inch LCD HD televisions.” When you stay at the ARIA, you can also take your pick of restaurants, pools, bars, and lounges. You can even enjoy an onsite salon and spa.
Next: This themed property lands in the top five biggest hotels in the United States.
5. Luxor Las Vegas
- 3900 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas
- Rooms: 4,406 rooms
Oyster reports that the Luxor Las Vegas has 4,406 rooms, enough that it numbers among the top five biggest hotels in the United States. Travelers choose the Luxor for its Ancient Egypt theme, which you’ll see in the property’s giant pyramid and colossal statues. Oyster reports that the hotel also boasts the world’s largest hotel atrium. And you can enjoy a 125,000-square-foot pool deck that boasts four pools, snack bars, and even pool bars. You can also choose among nine different restaurants, plus a buffet, a deli, a food court, and room service.
Next: These sister properties together make up one of the biggest hotels in America.
4. Wynn Las Vegas and Encore Las Vegas
- 3131 Las Vegas Boulevard South
- Rooms: 2,716 + 2,034 = 4,750
The property that takes fourth place on the list of the biggest hotels is actually comprised of two sister hotels at the same address: the Wynn and the Encore. U.S. News reports that the Wynn Las Vegas has 2,716 rooms, and the Encore Las Vegas has 2,034 rooms, resulting in a grand total of 4,750 rooms. U.S. News characterizes the Wynn as “the first central Las Vegas hotel to master the feeling of seclusion rather than themed chaos.” And it says of the Encore, with which it shares amenities, that “most of the guests are high rollers prepared to splurge.”
Next: These luxurious hotels have many amenities to offer.
3. The Mandalay Bay, Delano, and Four Seasons Las Vegas
- 3950 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas
- Rooms: 3,211 + 1,117 + 424 = 4,752
Curious about why there are three names for one hotel? It’s actually because multiple hotels operate out of one massive building. One of the property’s towers operates as the Delano. And the Four Seasons is independently operated within the Mandalay Bay tower. Together, these three properties make up one of the biggest hotels in Las Vegas — and in the United States. U.S. News reports that the Mandalay Bay has 3,211 rooms, the Delano has 1,117 rooms, and the Four Seasons has 424 rooms. The Mandalay Bay is known as a kid-friendly hotel, with its manmade beach. The Delano offers laidback vibes — and suite-only accommodations. And the Four Seasons offers a tranquil atmosphere — unusual in Las Vegas.
Next: This is the second-biggest hotel in the United States.
2. MGM Grand Las Vegas
- 3799 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas
- Rooms: 5,034
U.S. News reports that the MGM Grand has 5,034 rooms, enough to land it in second place on the list of the biggest hotels in the United States. As U.S. News puts it, “At the massive MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, bigger is better, even if it makes the floor plan confusing to navigate. Not that you really need to find your way to the door to leave, anyway: The MGM houses more than 5,000 rooms and suites, 15 restaurants and nine entertainment venues, including the popular Hakkasan Nightclub and Wet Republic Ultra Pool complex.” This four-star hotel offers plenty to explore — especially if you pack a comfortable pair of shoes.
Next: This property tops the list of the biggest hotels in America.
1. The Venetian Las Vegas
- 3355 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas
- Rooms: 7,093
The Venetian Las Vegas lands in first place among the biggest hotels in the United States. U.S. News reports that The Venetian Las Vegas has a total of 7,093 rooms. U.S. News characterizes this property as one of the best-known theme hotels in Vegas. The Italian design comes complete with replicas of Venice’s top landmarks, such as the Campanile, St. mark’s Square, and the Doge’s Palace. You can even take a gondola ride from the lobby to the shops inside the hotel. The hotel also offers spacious suites with Italian marble bathrooms and other luxe touches.
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