Hotels Near Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas

by Baldwin Ellis
Lake Las Vegas is one of the many attractions near Sam Boyd Stadium.

Lake Las Vegas is one of the many attractions near Sam Boyd Stadium.

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Since opening in 1971, Sam Boyd Stadium has been the home field of the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels football team, hosted the annual Las Vegas Bowl and held concerts for several of rock and roll’s biggest acts. The stadium is within minutes of a variety of hotels, offering everything from guest suites designed especially for kids to amenity-filled gaming properties. The hotels also are minutes from the Las Vegas Strip, McCarran International Airport, shopping malls and outdoor activities.

Holiday Inn Express Henderson

The Holiday Inn Express Henderson is a moderately-priced hotel approximately 2 miles from Sam Boyd Stadium. The hotel is near dining and one-of-a-kind shops at the Montelago Village Resort at Lake Las Vegas, and gambling at Sunset Station Casino. Accommodations consist of standard guest rooms with contemporary furnishings and complimentary high-speed Internet, and family-friendly “KidSuites” featuring themed beds or playrooms with bunk beds. Amenities consist of an outdoor pool, whirlpool, barbecue grills and a complimentary hot breakfast buffet with fresh fruit, sausage, eggs and pastries.

Sam's Town Hotel and Gambling Hall

Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall is a gaming property with an Old West motif. The hotel is shadowed by the picturesque Sunrise Mountains and approximately 3 miles from Sam Boyd Stadium. Accommodations range from standard guest rooms with city views to Jacuzzi suites with contemporary furnishings, jetted whirlpool tubs and park views. Recreational facilities consist of a resort-style pool, bowling alley, and Mystic Fall’s, an indoor park and waterfall featuring daily light and water shows. The hotel also is home to a casino, an 18-screen movie theater, 10 restaurants offering casual and fine dining menus, and a live performance venue. The hotel provides complimentary shuttle service to the Las Vegas Strip and downtown hotels.

Siena Suites Hotel

The Siena Suites Hotel offers extended-stay accommodations within a mile of Sam Boyd Stadium, minutes from the Strip and approximately 3 miles from the Galleria at Sunset shopping mall. Accommodations consist of one- and two- bedroom guest suites with fully equipped kitchens, dining areas and complimentary high-speed Internet. The two-bedroom suites feature a roommate floor plan and two full baths. Hotel amenities include a lagoon-style pool and fully equipped fitness center.

Sunset Station

Sunset Station is a gaming hotel within 2 miles of Sam Boyd Stadium. The 98-acre property is minutes away from Lake Mead, which offers fishing, water sports and hiking trails; and the Galleria at Sunset shopping mall. Hotel accommodations consist of standard rooms with DVD players and "King Suites" with jetted Jacuzzi tubs, glass showers and separate dining areas. Hotel facilities include eight restaurants ranging from fully stocked buffets to gourmet dining, an outdoor pool with cabanas, and complimentary airport shuttle service. Entertainment highlights include a casino, 13-screen movie theater; nightclub and an indoor fun center for children 12 and under.

About the Author

Based in Atlanta, Baldwin Ellis has been a writer since 2007. He covers fitness, mental health and travel, with work appearing in print and online publications such as Scazu Fitness and USA Today Travel Tips. Ellis holds a Master of Arts in community psychology.

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