Home to eight spectacular casino resorts offering a huge variety of top-quality accommodations and dining options all under one roof, there’s no shortage of choice when it comes to great places to stay in Laughlin. Plus, with midweek prices starting at less than $50 a night, they’re a great value to boot.
From riverfront suites to memorable fine dining, browse our guide to Laughlin’s resort highlights and find your perfect vacation base.
1. Aquarius Casino Resort
Boasting a 57,000-square-foot casino, close to 2,000 rooms (including 96 one- and two-bedroom suites) with free Wi-Fi and a wide range of amenities, the Aquarius Casino Resort has all you’ll need for a great stay in Laughlin. Plus, Laughlin River Tours’ steamboat replica, which will soon be replaced by a new $2 million yacht, docks at the expansive resort. Enjoy one of its cocktail, dinner or scenic cruises on the mighty Colorado River!
Enjoy classic pasta dishes, delicious salads and house pies at River Rock Pizza & Pasta, where all of its delectable Italian items are prepared fresh and in-house. Head to Outback Steakhouse for a delicious steak menu, or take it easy at Duet Coffee and Wine with an espresso or a nice glass of red!
2. Don Laughlin’s Riverside Resort
Offering nearly 1,400 guest rooms, as well as 740 full hook-ups in its RV park, Don Laughlin’s Riverside Resort has great accommodation options for every style and budget. The resort, which began a $22 million room renovation in spring 2020, offers a great range of family-friendly amenities. From bowling and two pools, to a movie theater and direct access to river attractions, there’s always something to do at Don Laughlin’s Riverside Resort. Plus, there’s a 76,000-square-foot casino to explore!
Home to a number of excellent restaurants – plus numerous fast-food outlets and bars on site – dine in the Gourmet Room for classic American, French and Italian cuisine; choose the Prime Rib Room for tableside-carved prime rib; or head to the 24-hour Riverview Restaurant for a wide choice of family favorites, day or night.
3. Edgewater Casino Resort
Located right at the center of Laughlin, on the west bank of the Colorado River, the Edgewater Casino Resort features more than 1,000 comfortable guest rooms, four quality restaurants, a huge casino, and a well-stocked gift shop. Be sure to request a room with a view of the river or mountain ranges to soak up the best of the surrounding landscape.
Don’t miss two Nevada favorites! Stockman’s Steakhouse serves up wonderful seafood and steak specialties, while PT’s Express is known for its award-winning chicken wings and delicious pub fare such as pretzel bites, burgers and nachos.
4. Harrah's Laughlin
Boasting 1,500 south-of-the-border-style rooms and 170 suites, all with spectacular views, a stay at Harrah’s doesn’t disappoint. Its nonsmoking casino and a guests-only, soft-sand beach are complemented by fabulous entertainment venues, beautiful pools, a day spa, and dining options which are among the best in town. Plus, book a special golf package and enjoy teeing off at the award-winning Laughlin Ranch Golf Club championship course – just minutes away from the resort.
Book a table at The Range for a delightful steak house menu and breathtaking riverside views; head to Guy Fieri’s casual El Burro Borracho for south-of-the-border classics with Guy’s Flavortown twist; or find the best patties in town at Smashburger, a truly mouthwatering, American-style treat.
5.Golden Nugget Laughlin
For laid-back fun on the banks of the Colorado River, book into one of the stylish rooms or suites at the Golden Nugget Laughlin. Smaller than other Laughlin resorts, its amenities are no less impressive, thanks to its state-of-the-art, award-winning casino; beautiful riverside pool with luxury cabanas; world-class DJ nights; and an incredible selection of top-rated restaurants. Plus, each of its 300 rooms comes with flat-screen TVs, refrigerator and Keurig, plus a choice of stunning views.
Take a seat at the award-winning Saltgrass Steak House for gourmet dishes of certified Angus beef; dine at well-known Southern-style shrimp restaurant, Bubba Gump, for delicious seafood eats; enjoy New York-style sandwiches at The Deli, open 24 hours a day; or feast on American family favorites at Claim Jumper.
6. Laughlin River Lodge
Accommodations at Laughlin River Lodge include Family Suites with separate sleeping quarters for kids, which come with the same riverside views that are also available in many of the resort tower rooms, as well. The resort also features two casino floors with themed gaming machines and several top-quality bars and dining options. Plus, a free welcome snack basket for every guest is sure to get your vacation off to a great start!
Enjoy a laid-back meal at the scenic Bighorn Cafe, complete with a handcrafted cocktail menu, full wine list, beautiful river and mountain views, and food service 24 hours a day.
7. Tropicana Laughlin
Complete with 1,500 rooms with two high-rise towers, VIP check-in area, award-winning dining, state-of-the-art bingo hall, and renowned on-site nightclub, the Tropicana Laughlin makes the perfect base for mature travelers. Check in to one of its beautiful, updated contemporary rooms; take your pick from its mouthwatering selection of on-site restaurants; and be sure to make the most of its live entertainment schedule – from music to DJs to comedy.
Enjoy classic Italian fare in a friendly and casual setting at the newly renovated Passagio, which features pizza, pasta, wings, subs and more on its extensive menu. The Brew Brothers offers burgers, salads and appetizers, while the 24/7 Carnegie’s Cafe serves diner classics around the clock.
8. The New Pioneer Casino Hotel
If its Old West hospitality you’re looking for, the Pioneer Gambling Hall won’t disappoint. Plus, with just 400 rooms including 28 suites, this small hotel has a homey feel – and plans are underway to update its rooms and grand ballroom. The resort, set right on the banks of the Colorado River, boasts all the amenities you’ll need to enjoy your stay, from its popular on-site restaurant, Bumbleberry Flats, to its generous selection of casino machines and live-action table games.
Stop by Colorado River Coffee & Ice Cream for a perfect pick-me-up, whether you’re looking for something sweet or that afternoon caffeine refresh. Feast on classic American food with a Southern twist at the Pioneer’s popular Bumbleberry Flats restaurant, one of the top-rated eateries in Laughlin.