Circus-Circus Hotel & Casino Las Vegas is a 5-minute drive from the Las Vegas Convention Center. It features Adventuredome, an indoor theme park with a large roller coaster, plus circus-themed acts.
The hotel & casino also features a large slide tower with three water slides, a water playground, and two pools with private cabanas. A food truck is also available.
Each spacious nonsmoking guest room at the hotel is equipped with cable TV.
Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant, Vince Neil’s Eat Drink Party, which offers up signature Tatuado burgers, burritos, and more. Free nightly entertainment, as well as drink and food specials, are featured.
The hotel & casino features 40,000 square feet of shopping at the Promenade. The Carnival Midway is also on-site and features 200 popular and classic games for all ages. There is also an outdoor pool available and free parking.
Slots and table games are located at the casino. Guests can watch races and sports on 32 large-screen TVs as well as a 103-inch TV that shows the game of the day.
Las Vegas Strip is a great choice for travelers interested in shopping, nightlife, and entertainment.
Learn about the history of Circus-Circus Las Vegas
Circus-Circus Las Vegas is a hotel and casino located on the northern Las Vegas Strip in Winchester, Nevada. It is owned and operated by Phil Ruffin.
Circus-Circus includes the largest permanent circus in the world. It features circus and trapeze acts, as well as carnival games, at its Carnival Midway. The resort also includes the Adventuredome, an indoor amusement park.
Circus Circus was originally owned by Jay Sarno and Stanley Mallin. It opened without a hotel on October 18, 1968.
It included a casino on its first floor, while a second-floor contained carnival games for children. Circus-Circus was the first family-oriented casino in Las Vegas.
It struggled financially during its early years, in part because of its lack of a hotel. A 15-story tower, with 409 rooms, was added in 1972. Sarno and Mallin were subsequently investigated for tax code violations and alleged connections with organized crime.
In 1974, the casino was leased to Bill Bennett and William Pennington, taking over operations from Sarno and Mallin. The property thrived under its new management.
Another 15-story tower was added in 1975, followed by an RV park in 1979. A year later, Circus-Circus added a series of motel structures, increasing the total room count to 1,610.
Bennett and Pennington eventually purchased Circus-Circus in 1983 and added a 29-story tower in 1986. The amusement park was added in 1993, and a 35-story tower was completed three years later. The casino contains 123,928 sq ft (11,513.3 m2), while the hotel has 3,767 rooms.
The Circus Circus property also includes the small Slots-A-Fun Casino, which Sarno opened in 1971.
MGM intended to renovate and expand Circus Circus, but canceled such plans amid the Great Recession. Fifty years after its opening, Circus Circus remained popular among families.
In 2019, MGM sold Circus Circus to Las Vegas casino owner Phil Ruffin. At the time, the resort included the only RV park on the Las Vegas Strip. – Source: Wikipedia
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