The Orleans Hotel & Casino

A giant poker casino and other over-the-top amenities make the Orleans one of the best deals in Vegas.

By , Thursday, Apr 15, 2010, 6:10 PM

The Orleans Hotel & Casino

About this Hotel

Price From $35

'Hood A commercial area about three miles west of the action-packed Strip. A free hotel shuttle departs every half hour and will have you there in five minutes.

The Gist The Orleans has all the flamboyant amenities expected in Vegas: a casino with 3,000 slots; a palatial spa; an 18-screen movie theater; a colossal buffet; a bowling alley; and 1,886 spacious rooms done in bright colors, each with its own separate sitting area. Online reviewers love the Orleans for its low prices—rates dip to $35 a night during the summer months. Request a room on one of the top floors for stunning views of the lit-up Strip.

Free Wi-Fi? No; available for $13 per day.

Details Doubles from $35.

Credit Cards Accepted AmEx, MC, Visa.

Thanks for Sharing Five BT readers tipped us off to the Orleans, and all mentioned the hotel's great value. Reader Donnie had this to say: "I consider the Orleans the best value in Las Vegas. For the price, it has the nicest and largest rooms in the city, and the delicious buffet is an additional plus—one of the best in town."