Boutique Hotels in Las Vegas, NV
This new resort that is part of CityCenter is one of the first Las Vegas hotels and the largest building in the world to achieve LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. Stunning sweeping ripples made of steel and glass make up the exterior of Aria, while lavish natural elements indoors include lush foliage, wood and stone. The accommodations include 4,004 rooms including 568 suites. Cool feature: Each room recognizes you the first time you enter the room and “greets” you. Verbal commands such as, “Good night,” turn off the lights, TV and music, close the curtains close and turn on the privacy notification.
When you’re looking for the creme de la creme, head to Encore Las Vegas, the sister property of Wynn Las Vegas that targets a hipper, younger demographic. The resort opened in December 2008 and since, it has received the American Automobile Association’s (AAA) Five Diamond award for 2010, while the Tower Suites at Encore received the Forbes Five Star award (formerly Mobil Five Star). Each of the 2,034 suites have a residential feel to them. Look for five restaurants, 11 boutiques and pools inspired by the French Riviera, along with nightlife endeavors such as Surrender, XS and Encore Beach Club.
South of the Strip in Henderson sits the M Resort, the hotel with stunning views of the Strip. Inside the hotel are 351 oversized rooms and 39 suites up to 2,400 square feet. Each room includes a Bose Wave sound system, iPod docking station and 42” HD LCD flat screen television. The spa-like bathrooms offer guests a marble vanity with double sinks, inlaid mirror television and separate bathtub and shower. All resort rooms and suites feature automatic lighting controls for energy efficiency and floor to ceiling windows with views of the Las Vegas Strip or mountains. More than 70 percent of the rooms at the M Resort provide views of the world-famous Las Vegas skyline.
Set in a European design, the Palazzo will have you thinking your traveled across the pond instead of to Las Vegas. The Palazzo was ranked first among Las Vegas Hotels in Travel + Leisure's World's Best Awards 2010. The more than 3,000 suites feature sunken living rooms and marble baths. Click a button and your shades and curtains open. The resort itself, combined with sister property the Venetian, features more James Beard Award-winning chefs than any other property in Sin City along with Broadway-caliber shows and top-notch shopping from Barneys New York, Diane von Furstenberg, Chloe, Bottega Veneta, Christian Louboutin and more.
For a taste of nature with easy access to the Strip, Red Rock Resort near Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area can offer the best of both worlds. This boutique-style resort is part of the Station Casinos' roster of properties that attract locals and travelers alike. More than 800 guest rooms and suites await, along with seven penthouse-level suites. Look for views of the Las Vegas Strip or of Red Rock Canyon. Luxury linens, two flat screen televisions, wireless internet access and an iPod docking station are among the conveniences available to guests, while the marble bathrooms include both a deep soaking tub and a separate shower.