With so much entertainment nearby, many visitors to Vegas prefer to travel with budget accommodations and save money for gambling, fine dining and spectacular shows. When planning your Vegas trip, however, keep in mind that location is as important as cost. If you choose a hotel far from the popular south-end Strip casinos, the Fremont Street Experience or wherever you plan to spend most of your time, you might have to spend a fair bit of time and money on cabs and shuttles.
Fairfield Inn Las Vegas Airport
Located close to the Las Vegas McCarran International Airport, the Fairfield Inn is a convenient place for budget travelers, short visits or people who want to be able to sleep away from the noise and excitement of the Strip. This Mobil one-star motel features complimentary shuttles to the airport, the Strip and the Sands Expo Center, and offers laundry and dry cleaning service. A heated Jacuzzi and outdoor pool are available along with a fitness center and complimentary breakfast.
Motel 6 Las Vegas Downtown
If you want the excitement of a downtown Vegas experience but the affordability of a budget motel, the Motel 6 Las Vegas Downtown is an excellent choice. Adjacent to the Fremont Experience and less than three miles from the famous Circus Circus casino, this motel puts gaming, music, magic, dining and other Vegas entertainment within easy reach. The motel has an outdoor pool and basic amenities such as free morning coffee and expanded cable, but with its convenient location you can easily find your entertainment elsewhere. Pets are allowed for a small additional fee.
Super 8 Las Vegas
Another great option in the heart of it all is the Super 8 Las Vegas. Just a block from the strip, this hotel is adjacent to the Ellis Island Casino and Brewery, which offers pizza, barbecue and, of course, gaming. It is serviced by a complimentary shuttle to the airport. The motel offers an outdoor swimming pool, free wireless Internet, suites and pet accommodations for a small daily fee.
Econolodge Las Vegas
The Econo Lodge Las Vegas is another motel option right on the strip, although it is too far north to be really convenient to the south-end casinos. This motel is a mile from downtown Vegas, the Fremont Street Experience and the popular Sahara casino. It offers a seasonal pool and sun deck, free Wi-Fi and pet accommodations for a small daily fee.
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