by Steve Bourie
Located a short drive from the busy Las Vegas Strip, the Suncoast Hotel & Casino is a Boyd Gaming-owned locals casino. Situated in northwest Las Vegas, the property features a hotel offering scenic views of the nearby mountains, plus great gambling and dining values for both locals and tourists!

The hotel at Suncoast has 388 deluxe guest rooms offer 500-square feet of comfort, plus 39 suites which range in size from 1,100 to 2,500 square feet. Rooms start as low as $79 and each feature a hair dryer, coffee maker, refrigerator, and safe. Suites start at $149 and include the same features as the room, but also include large garden bathtubs to go along with the larger rooms. Room discounts of 10% are also offered to seniors and AAA members, as well as members of the military.

 A Standard Deluxe Room at the Suncoast Hotel & Casino

The Suncoast’s casino offers 95,000-square-feet of gaming and features over 2,000 video poker and slot machines, as well as 34 table games. The table games offered include blackjack, roulette, craps, baccarat, three card poker, Ultimate Texas Hold’em and pai gow poker. The Suncoast Casino also has a race and sports book, plus live bingo.

Suncoast has a good assortment of video poker games with pay tables that return around 99% and that is one reason for its popularity with the locals who search out good gaming values. The casino also offers all of the newest and most popular slot machines. Before you make a visit to the Suncoast, be sure to sign up for Boyd Gaming’s B Connected card! This players club card, which can be used at all Boyd Gaming properties, has several levels, each of which offer different rewards you can earn while playing. Ask for more details at the players club desk.
In addition to its first-class gaming options, the Suncoast also offers a great assortment of restaurants. For fine dining, there are two options, SC Prime Steakhouse & Bar and Salvatore’s. SC is a classic-style steakhouse which, in addition to beef entrees, also offers seafood, lamb, pork and poultry as well as an extensive wine list. Salvatore’s is an Italian restaurant which serves an assortment of Italian entrees, including veal, chicken, seafood and pasta specialties.

For something more casual, there is a Du-Par’s restaurant, Peng Zu for Asian dishes, Briggs for seafood, and typical American fare at the Fans Sports Bar. There is also a little bit of everything at the St. Tropez Buffet, which features seven unique serving stations – Italian, Mexican, Mongolian, Seafood, BBQ, Chinese and Dessert. Patrons dine in separated areas to ensure more privacy and a home-like, intimate dining experience. Pricing starts at just $11.99 for breakfast, $13.99 for lunch ($17.99 on Sundays for the champagne brunch), and $17.99 for dinner ($22.99 on Saturdays). Anyone showing their B Connected players club card is given a minimum discount of $3 off all of those prices.

The St. Tropez Buffet at the Suncoast Hotel & Casino

Entertainment choices at the Suncoast also run the gamut, from a 16-screen Century movie theater, to a 64-lane bowling alley, to a video arcade for the kids, plus a great 500-seat showroom that features a variety of entertainers, including top-name Vegas headliners.

The bowling Alley at the Suncoast Hotel & Casino

The Suncoast is also convenient to some of the best golfing experiences in southern Nevada with seven nearby courses and the booking page on their web site offers many golf packages. And, finally, for those who like to be pampered, Suncoast Hotel & Casino offers a full-service salon and spa.

The Suncoast Hotel & Casino is located at 9090 Alta Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89145. To find out more information or make reservations, visit or call (877) 677-7111.