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Bally's Las Vegas Hotel & Casino is one of the cheapest offerings on the Strip with prices regularly under $50 — a full renovation means there's no sacrifice on comfort or style

Business Insider Logo By insider@insider.com (Connie Chen) of Business Insider | Slide 1 of 17: When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more.When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more.Bally's Las Vegas Hotel & Casino is one of the oldest hotels on the Las Vegas Strip, but it doesn't feel that way thanks to a full renovation of tower guestrooms.It's also one of the most affordable; nightly rates start as low as $34 for a midweek stay in low season, and the hotel's location is very convenient with an on-site monorail stop. I stayed in a King Resort room in January during one of the busiest trade shows of the year and was impressed by the generous size, comfort, and cleanliness. In response to COVID-19, the hotel is operating with a health and safety plan designed to mitigate the risk of exposure.Read more: Is it safe to stay in a hotel right now? An infectious disease doctor, a cleaning expert, and hotel reps all share what you should know before you check-in.A note from your Insider Reviews travel editor: This review was originally published before the novel coronavirus interrupted travel on a global scale. We have updated the review to include the hotel's latest policies regarding COVID-19, as well as key guidance to consider. We encourage all travelers to stay safe, follow guidelines from the CDC and WHO, and take precautions. For more reporting on whether it is safe to travel right now, please read our guide to safe travel. In Las Vegas, a city defined by excesses, glitz, and glamour, there's never a shortage of things to do and see. You can gamble, catch a show, indulge in world-famous restaurants and buffets, dance at nightclubs, and more. Bally's Las Vegas, a Caesars Entertainment-owned hotel located centrally on the Las Vegas Strip, is exactly where you want to stay when you need easy access to everything on your itinerary plus a clean, sleek, modern room to return to — for an affordable price.First opened in 1973 as the MGM Grand, Bally's is one of the older hotels on the Strip. But don't let its age deter you. A 2018 renovation to the guest room tower transformed it into a more desirable place to stay. What it lacks in elaborate attractions and entertainment, it makes up for in value, convenience, and reliability. I stayed here while in town for the CES trade show (one of the tech industry's largest, no less), and found the hotel to be incredibly comfortable and convenient with an on-site Monorail station. But even if you're not a conference attendee, you'll appreciate the same features about Bally's that I did: the accessibility, spacious and comfortable rooms, and a wide variety of useful but not overwhelming amenities. Because I stayed at Bally's during a high-traffic week, rates were more expensive than usual. At the beginning of January for a popular conference, I paid $336 per night.Average rates are typically around $100 per night at other times of year but you may even find nightly rates as low as $34 midweek, which just might be cheaper than your Vegas buffet dinner.Need more Las Vegas hotel suggestions? Read our list of the best cheap hotels in Las Vegas, as well as the best luxury hotels on or near the Las Vegas Strip.The first impressionThe roomOn-site amenitiesWhat's nearbyWhat others sayWhat you need to knowCOVID-19 policiesThe bottom lineBook Bally's Las Vegas starting at $34 per nightIf you are thinking about a Las Vegas vacation right now, it may be useful to consider what experts say about whether it is safe to stay in a hotel right now, as well as reviewing new cleaning policies and procedures from major hotel brands and their cancellation policies so you can make informed decisions before booking.Keep in mind that there is no guarantee of safety without a vaccine. We recommend following guidelines from the CDC and WHO, as well as checking all state and local guidelines before traveling. You should also weigh personal risk factors and consider whether you are traveling to or from a hotspot and adhere to safety measures such as social distancing, wearing a mask, and washing hands.Keep reading to see why I was so impressed by Bally's Las Vegas Hotel & Casino. Read the original article on Business Insider

Bally's Las Vegas Hotel & Casino is one of the cheapest offerings on the Strip with prices regularly under $50 — a full renovation means there's no sacrifice on comfort or style

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A note from your Insider Reviews travel editor: This review was originally published before the novel coronavirus interrupted travel on a global scale. We have updated the review to include the hotel's latest policies regarding COVID-19, as well as key guidance to consider. We encourage all travelers to stay safe, follow guidelines from the CDC and WHO, and take precautions. For more reporting on whether it is safe to travel right now, please read our guide to safe travel.

 

In Las Vegas, a city defined by excesses, glitz, and glamour, there's never a shortage of things to do and see. You can gamble, catch a show, indulge in world-famous restaurants and buffets, dance at nightclubs, and more. 

Bally's Las Vegas, a Caesars Entertainment-owned hotel located centrally on the Las Vegas Strip, is exactly where you want to stay when you need easy access to everything on your itinerary plus a clean, sleek, modern room to return to — for an affordable price.

First opened in 1973 as the MGM Grand, Bally's is one of the older hotels on the Strip. But don't let its age deter you. A 2018 renovation to the guest room tower transformed it into a more desirable place to stay. What it lacks in elaborate attractions and entertainment, it makes up for in value, convenience, and reliability. 

I stayed here while in town for the CES trade show (one of the tech industry's largest, no less), and found the hotel to be incredibly comfortable and convenient with an on-site Monorail station. But even if you're not a conference attendee, you'll appreciate the same features about Bally's that I did: the accessibility, spacious and comfortable rooms, and a wide variety of useful but not overwhelming amenities. 

Because I stayed at Bally's during a high-traffic week, rates were more expensive than usual. At the beginning of January for a popular conference, I paid $336 per night.

Average rates are typically around $100 per night at other times of year but you may even find nightly rates as low as $34 midweek, which just might be cheaper than your Vegas buffet dinner.

Need more Las Vegas hotel suggestions? Read our list of the best cheap hotels in Las Vegas, as well as the best luxury hotels on or near the Las Vegas Strip.

If you are thinking about a Las Vegas vacation right now, it may be useful to consider what experts say about whether it is safe to stay in a hotel right now, as well as reviewing new cleaning policies and procedures from major hotel brands and their cancellation policies so you can make informed decisions before booking.

Keep in mind that there is no guarantee of safety without a vaccine. We recommend following guidelines from the CDC and WHO, as well as checking all state and local guidelines before traveling. You should also weigh personal risk factors and consider whether you are traveling to or from a hotspot and adhere to safety measures such as social distancing, wearing a mask, and washing hands.

Keep reading to see why I was so impressed by Bally's Las Vegas Hotel & Casino

Read the original article on Business Insider
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