Posted on 13 Nov 2015
A tropical oasis in the desert, but this hotel is no mirage – it's The Mirage on the Las Vegas Strip. Timeless beauty, tropical surroundings with the sounds of waterfalls, the smell of exotic flora, it feels like Bali. The exceptional service also make The Mirage one of the most beloved hotel and casino resort with its 3,044 rooms, an eight-story parking garage. It was built by developer Steve Wynn. It opened in November 1989 with an enormous construction cost of US$630 million. At that time The Mirage was the first casino to use security cameras full time on all table games. In the lobby, guests waiting to check in are entertained by the aquatic life in a 20,000-gallon saltwater aquarium behind the front desk.
True to its history as a pioneer in the gaming and hospitality industry the Mirage casino is large, easy to navigate and home to 2,245 slot machines including Megabucks and Super Megabucks, dozens of table games, an enormous race and sports book and one of the city's popular poker rooms. Beautiful glass sculptures decorate the exclusive Baccarat Lounge and neighboring high limit lounge.
There are numerous restaurants, a beautifully landscaped pool area, a spa. In the warmer months, guests can enjoy VIP service and topless sunbathing at the secluded pool club ’Bare’. Nearby, there are majestic wildcats and playful bottlenose dolphins in their tropical environment. Entertainment is second-to-none at the Mirage. Cirque du Soleil has a permanent productions. There's a Convention Room with more than 170,000 square ft (15.800 m²) of state-of-the-art meeting space.
With its many offerings, The Mirage sets a high standard for itself and for every other luxury hotel in Vegas.