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Are you bored staying in the same hotels when you come to Vegas? Or maybe you want an elevated experience? If either of these circumstances apply to you, don’t fret. As Strip resorts seek to differentiate themselves and cater to discerning travelers, the ‘hotels within hotels’ trend has only grown.

Here, we rank the best “secret hotels” based on overall quality and experience, adjusted for value and price when appropriate.

Ranking Hotels Within Hotels

7. NoMad

Location:  Dedicated Valet Entrance, Upper Floors of Park MGM
Theme:  Dark, Spartan Interior or Fancy French Home Theme
Room Decor:  New York City apartment vibe, kitschy artwork, wood floors
Amenities: Lobby bar/restaurant with live music, dedicated Moroccan pool (weekends, pool season), access to Park MGM Pool, spa and fitness center
Ideal for: Couples seeking a unique Vegas experience, close to T-Mobile Arena events

The theme of this ‘hotel within a hotel,’ modeled from the original NoMad in New York, has a dark, spartan interior. We also will describe it as a fancy French home that may have existed hundreds of years ago.

The NoMad, whose rooms are located on the upper floors of Park MGM, has a dedicated valet just before the Park MGM valet entrance.

The decor in NoMad’s 293 hotel rooms is more reminiscent of a New York City apartment (in a good way!) than what you would probably expect in Vegas. The rooms have kitschy artwork and wood floors. Most rooms have one vanity in the bathroom.

There is a lobby bar/restaurant that has live music late at night and great cocktails. The NoMad has a dedicated Moroccan-themed pool on an upper floor, open on weekends during the pool season. Guests can also access the Park MGM pool, spa, and fitness center.

Although NoMad is at the bottom of our list, it’s still a great option for couples who don’t want to stay in the typical Vegas hotel. It also has an excellent location if you plan to go to any events or concerts at T Mobile Arena.

6. Nobu Hotel

Location: Caesars Palace Tower
Theme: Modern, simple, light-colored, Japanese theme
Room Decor: Modern, simple, light-colored
Bathrooms: Double deep basin vanities
Amenities: Nobu Restaurant (Ground Floor), Nobu Spa and Fitness Center, priority access to OMNIA Nightclub, small meeting space with boardrooms
Ideal For: Those looking for modern, minimalist design with Japanese influences

Sticking with the ‘No’ naming theme, the 182-room Nobu Hotel is a luxury Japanese-themed hotel within a tower at Caesars Palace.

The room decor is best described as modern, simple, and generally light in color. The bathrooms have two deep basin vanities.

Naturally, The Nobu Hotel has a Nobu Restaurant on the ground floor (there is also a smaller Nobu Restaurant at Virgin Hotels). You can order room service from the restaurant. It’s also nice that The Nobu Hotel has a spa and fitness center. Guests have access to the pools at Caesars Palace and priority access to OMNIA.

The Nobu has a small meeting space, including boardrooms on an upper floor.

Although the room decor and finishings are great, some drawbacks are that the elevators are in the middle of the Caesars Casino floor, and the standard rooms are only 350 square feet.

5. Bellagio Spa Tower

Location: Part of The Bellagio (separate hallway from Casino)
Room Decor: Light and fresh decor, reduced Italian influence after 2024 renovation
Amenities: Harvest Restaurant (Farm-to-Table), access to Bellagio Pools and Fitness Center
Ideal For: Those who want to avoid the casino walk-through and prefer Mountain views

Opened in 2004, the luxurious Bellagio Spa Tower is the newer tower within The Bellagio complex. The Spa Tower shares the lobby area and valet with the main resort tower (it’s the only hotel on this list that does).

But, rather than walking through the casino to get to your room as in the main tower, you walk down a separate (very long) hallway that passes by The Conservatory.

The standard rooms at The Spa Tower are 510 square feet. In early 2024, a $110 million renovation of The Spa Tower was completed, including a refresh of its rooms with light and fresh decor.

Most importantly, the bathrooms were renovated. Visitors will notice that the Italian flare has been reduced, although still present. Rest assured, it is still fancy!

Harvest, a good farm-to-table restaurant, is off the walkway from the lobby to The Spa Tower elevators.

PREMIER TIP:  If you are looking for Strip or Bellagio Fountain views, you will find better options in Bellagio’s main tower. However, The Spa Tower has some excellent views towards the mountains for rooms facing West.

4. Delano

Location: Dedicated valet entrance and lobby (short walk from Mandalay Bay)
Theme: Miami-Themed (Formerly THEhotel)
Room Decor: Bright, Not Overly Fancy Suites (Separate Bedroom & Living Area)
Amenities: Dedicated lobby bar and restaurant, pool with cabanas, BATHHOUSE Spa, Rivea restaurant, Skyfall Panoramic Bar & Lounge (top floor)
Ideal For: Families (pull-out couch), those who want casino access but do not have to walk through the casino

Delano has a dedicated valet entrance and lobby accessible from the Mandalay Bay parking garage. The lobby is a short walk from Mandalay Bay’s casino and other amenities.

The Miami-themed Delano, formerly called THEhotel, underwent a rebranding and full $80 million renovation in 2016. Each room is a suite with a bedroom and a separate living area. The decor isn’t overtly fancy.

Delano has a lobby bar and restaurant, a pool with cabanas, and the BATHHOUSE Spa. Rivea, a restaurant, and the Skyfall Panoramic Bar & Lounge are on the top floor of Delano. Both offer great views of The Strip.

Delano is also a great option for families, as the couch in the living area pulls out into a bed. In addition, you have access to Mandalay Bay’s amenities, including its top pool. It’s also a good option for people who want to be connected to a casino complex but don’t want to walk through a casino to get to their room.

We have ranked The Delano ahead of some fancier properties on this list due to the generally better value and larger size of Delano’s rooms.

3. Crockfords

Location: Separate Valet and Lobby (behind a gate) from Resorts World
Room Decor: Incredibly luxurious marble bathrooms (some with single vanity)
Amenities: Stunning lobby, standard rooms (550 Sq Ft) with floor-to-ceiling windows, lobby bar and 66th Floor lounge, complimentary continental breakfast
Ideal for: Luxury seekers who appreciate spacious rooms

Crockfords, located in Resorts World, is one of Hilton’s collection of LXR hotel destinations. Crockfords has a separate valet area (located behind a gate) and lobby from the rest of Resorts World.

The lobby is one of the most amazing on The Strip, in our opinion.

The standard rooms in the 332-room Crockfords are 550 square feet each, all with floor-to-ceiling windows. They are incredibly luxurious, with very nice features, amenities, and marble bathroom finishes. The only downside of being so high-end is that some rooms only have one vanity in the bathroom.

There is a lobby bar, lounge on the 66th floor, and complimentary continental breakfast in the lobby.

2. Wynn Tower Suites

Location: Separate valet entrance and lobby from Wynn Las Vegas (same tower)
Room Decor: Impeccable design with high-end finishes and technological features (Tablets/Alexa)
Amenities: Tower suites bar and sitting area, complimentary coffee/tea service, breakfast credit, dedicated pool deck with cabanas
Ideal For: Discerning travelers who appreciate attention to detail

The Wynn Tower Suites are located via a separate valet entrance and lobby from the rest of Wynn. Once upstairs, the Tower Suites are in the same tower as Wynn’s other rooms. The Tower Suites, however, generally have better views than the standard Wynn rooms. They also have a turn-down service in the evenings.

As you might expect with any Wynn product, every detail, finish, piece of furniture, and color in the design of The Tower Suites is impeccable. All of the 640-square-foot standard Tower Suites have several technological features. The technological features include tablets/Alexa that control the lights and blinds.

The lobby has a bar and a fairly large sitting area. Complimentary coffee and tea are provided in the morning. Guests also receive a breakfast credit in any Wynn/Encore restaurant open in the morning.

Guests can access a dedicated pool deck (it feels like a garden) with cabanas.

1. Encore Tower Suites

Location: Separate valet entrance and lobby from Encore Las Vegas (same tower)
Room Decor: Elegant suites (starting at 745 sq ft) with sitting area, desk, and floor-to-ceiling windows
Amenities: Marble bathrooms with high-end amenities, complimentary coffee/tea service, breakfast credit, turn-down service
Ideal For: High-end Luxury seekers who want the best Vegas has to offer (outside of high roller suites)

Our ranking for the #1 ‘hotel within a hotel’ on The Strip is the Encore Tower Suites.

The Encore Tower Suites, located in the same tower as Encore, start at 745 square feet each. Each standard suite has a sitting area with a couch, a desk and floor-to-ceiling windows.

Like the other rooms at Wynn/Encore, the mattresses are extremely comfortable. The suite bathrooms are a proper five-fixture luxury bathroom decked out in marble.

The suites offer several different amenities, including a signature air freshener spray and some fun surprises. Complimentary coffee and tea are served in the lobby each morning. Guests also receive a breakfast credit at any Wynn/Encore restaurant open in the morning.

It is hard to describe how elegant The Encore Tower Suites are, but rest assured, they are a step above any other hotel product in Las Vegas – at least that non-high rollers can stay in.

Final Note – we did not include places such as The Mansion at MGM Grand, the Aria Sky Suites, or The Paiza Club at The Palazzo because the suites are largely filled by high-end casino players/whales.

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