By H Scot Krause
Conveniently located off Interstate 15 at Blue Diamond Road, three miles south of Mandalay Bay on 1-15, Silverton Casino Hotel is a great place to escape. Silverton Casino Hotel offers all-inclusive amenities characteristic of an upscale, contemporary luxury lodge-themed property, coupled with the good gaming opportunities of a “locals” casino.
The Silverton Casino Hotel Las Vegas
Silverton’s dining options include the bountiful Seasons buffet, the Sundance Grill, a terrific 24-hour restaurant/grill, the Zagat Las Vegas Nightlife listed Shady Grove Lounge, the innovative Twin Creeks featuring boutique bourbons, wine and food, the Mexican-inspired Mi Casa Grill Cantina and the unique Mermaid Restaurant and Lounge. For more casual diners, there is also a Johnny Rockets and a WuHu Noodle Bar.
Whether you select one of the 300 spacious rooms, or one of the luxury suites, you’re sure to enjoy your stay. In addition to the 165,000 square foot Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, Silverton offers 90,000 square feet of gaming with over 1,600 slot machines 29 table games, and Cantor Gaming Sports Book. Another unique attraction is the property’s 117,000-gallon saltwater aquarium, voted “Best Free Attraction: by the Best of Citysearch, with more than 4,000 sharks, stingrays and tropical fish.
Starting with a look at the rooms, all rooms feature the following amenities: in-room safes, mini-bars*, Bath & Body Works products, plush and oh so comfortable pillow-top beds (the same ones found in the rooms at Bellagio!) upscale cabin decor, 24-hour room service, high speed Internet* and in room movies*. (* = Extra Charge.) Room rates begin at an affordable $45 per night during the week and $75 per night on weekends.
One of the standard rooms at Silverton Casino Hotel
Silverton Casino Hotel offers complimentary shuttle service to and from McCarran Airport, as well as the Aria Resort & Casino for hotel guests. The airport shuttle departs every hour from 7:15am to 9:15pm and the shuttle to Aria Resort & Casino leaves at 10:15am, 1:15pm, 5:15pm, and 10:15pm. Seating is limited and is based on availability. For hotel guests wanting to be picked up at the airport, advance reservations are necessary.
The Seasons buffet at The Silverton Casino Hotel
The resort’s player’s club is called the Silverton Rewards Club and all new members get a free gift for signing up, plus the chance to win up to $200 in free play. The club offers double points at all times for slot players with $1 in play equaling two points. Silverton Rewards Club members quality for their card level based on a 6-month rating period. Rating Periods are January 1 to June 30 and July 1 to December 31. When Silverton Rewards Club members reach a new card level (there are four different levels) they are immediately upgraded to that newer card.
In addition to a variety of monthly casino promotions that often include drawings or redeeming points for free slot play, there are several ongoing promotions including slot tournaments. Every Tuesday Silverton Rewards Club members can participate in two different slot tournaments with a $1,000 top cash prize for each tournament! One is 9am to 12pm and the other is held from 2pm to 5pm. The top 50 scores in each tournament win prizes. All Silverton Rewards Club members get one free entry and you can earn up to 4 additional entries for an additional 200 points each.
The Silverton Casino Hotel is located at 3333 Blue Diamond Road in Las Vegas. For more information, call them toll-free at (866) 722-4608, or visit their web site at www.silvertoncasino.com
H. Scot Krause is a freelance writer, gaming industry analyst and researcher, originally from Cleveland, Ohio. Scot reports, researches, and specializes in writing about casino games, events, attractions and promotions. He is a former entertainment director and a fourteen-year resident of Las Vegas. His work is regularly featured in Gaming Today, the American Casino Guide Book and Vegas Values, a weekly feature found at: www.americancasinoguide.com