by Matt Bourie

While Las Vegas is the hub of gaming in Nevada, it would be an error to forget Reno, another famous gaming destination in its own right.

Home to many high-quality resorts and casinos providing a great source of entertainment for Nevadans and Californians alike. It has unique amenities as well as industry standards, and is perfect for both first-times gamer and veterans alike.

One of the premier casino properties located in Reno, Nevada, is the Grand Sierra Casino and Resort which features many first-class amenities that appeal to casino travelers of all interests.

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The Grand Sierra Resort and Casino in Reno, Nevada

Here’s a quick rundown on some of the most popular features of this world-class casino resort, which is the largest in Reno!


Casino Player Magazine has awarded Grand Sierra Resort the title of ‘Best Hotel’ in Reno four years in a row!

Grand Sierra offers hotel rooms, suites and studios that combine comfort, style and luxury. Whether you are staying for business or pleasure, you can easily find hotel features that will appeal to your every desire.

The Chairman Suite at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nevada

The hotel features more than 1,900 rooms, with accommodations that range from comfortable king and queen hotel rooms, all the way up to multi-room suites with more than 2,000 square feet of space.

All hotel rooms at Grand Sierra feature bright, contemporary décor, practical furnishings, and top-of-the-line linens, plus all the practical conveniences that any traveler might need to make their stay completely fulfilling!



Casinos have long been known for their exquisite dining options, from fine dining to casual fare, The Grand Sierra Resort and Casino will always have a meal that will hit the spot for your mood.

The Grand Cafe at the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino

Chain options like the California Pizza Kitchen or Johnny Rockets are perfect for a mellow lunch, whereas the Rim Asian Bistro or the Reserve Wine Bar are perfect for a special occasion or to celebrate your winnings.

The resort also has quality breakfast options, whether your prefer a grab-and-go meal from the on-site Starbucks, or enjoying a sit-down meal at the Grand Cafe, which is open 24 hours for you to enjoy.


Aside from gaming, there’s plenty of activities throughout the resort, so your stay will stay fresh, regardless of how long you’re there. There are old standbys like golf, alongside more unique options, like a miniature amusement park with go-karting and a small roller coaster, an escape room, laser tag, and a five-screen cinema.

There’s also a bowling center, shopping mall, and a RV park for any road warriors in need of a gaming fix. With options for everyone in the family, and even more to do in Reno, you will never get bored during your time!

The Grand Theatre at the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino

Of course, we should also mention the resort’s Grand Theatre which is one of the finest performing arts centers in the country. It has 2,700 seats and tiered row seating to provide every guest in the house a great view of the stage.

The Grand Theatre has played host to hundreds of world-renown and award-winning musical artists, as well as many other theatrical events.


The Grand Sierra boasts one of the largest casino floors in Northern Nevada with over 80,000 square feet of slots, video poker, table games, and a race and sports book.

A slot machine selection at the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino in Reno, Nevada

The most recent renovations at the Grand Sierra showcase a new, modern spin on the aesthetic, with intricate lighting systems and a brand new decor.

The table games section at the Grand Sierra Casino

There are many unique table games available in addition to the old standbys, like pai gow, craps, and roulette. For all of your favorite games, in a luxurious environment, the Grand Sierra casino has you covered!

Whether you have a trip to Reno planned, or are looking for a location to plan your escape, consider the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino for your stay!

Matt Bourie is the editor of the American Casino Guide book. He has been writing about casinos for more than 12 years and he also co-hosts the American Casino Guide YouTube channel which has had more than 37 million views. A new video is released each month that discusses a new casino gambling topic and you subscribe for FREE at at