Reno, Nevada Hotels and Motels

by Maureen Katemopoulos
Stunning natural scenery is among Reno's attractions.

Stunning natural scenery is among Reno's attractions.

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Known as “The Biggest Little City In The World,” Reno in northern Nevada is famous for its glittering casinos. But it is also replete with fine restaurants, shops, museums, galleries and a fascinating history that dates back to the California Gold Rush. It is also home to a host of winter and summer sports. Reno’s hotels and motels offer visitors a wide range of choices in accommodation.

Atlantis Casino Resort Spa

Atlantis Resort’s spacious Concierge Tower rooms occupy floors 21 to 27, with spectacular views of the Sierra Nevada and the city below. These rooms feature warm woods and imported marble, custom desks, mini bars and state-of-the-art electronics. Guest keys access the exclusive 25th floor Concierge Lounge offering complimentary continental breakfasts and afternoon hors d’oeuvres, a full-service bar, fax service, computer stations and daily newspapers. Concierge Tower amenities also include complimentary airport shuttle, VIP check-in, and personalized butler service on request. The hotel’s Spa Escape Rooms offer yoga mats, a yoga channel and a host of related amenities. Some rooms have a private relaxation patio. Extensive dining options include Bistro Napa for California cuisine, the Manhattan Deli & Restaurant, Toucan Charlie’s Buffet & Grille, Café Alfresco for pasta and pizza, and the Sushi Bar and Oyster Bar on the Sky Terrace. Atlantis Casino features slots, progressives, table games and tournaments.

Silver Legacy Resort Casino

The Silver Legacy Resort Casino is in the heart of downtown Reno. All-weather skyways connect to the Eldorado Hotel Casino and Circus Circus Reno. Offering spectacular city, valley and mountain views, spa suites include king beds and whirlpool tubs. Dine on steak, veal, poultry and seafood at Sterling’s Seafood Steakhouse, where there’s a Sunday Champagne Brunch. Bistro-style Fairchild’s Oyster Bar offers fresh seafood. Flavors! The Buffet serves international specialties, including a seafood buffet on Friday nights and champagne brunches on Saturdays and Sundays. Try SIPS for coffee, tea and desserts. The Casino boasts 85 table games and 1,600 slot machines.

Days Inn Reno

Guests staying at Days Inn Reno receive complimentary continental breakfast and wireless Internet access. Amenities include refrigerators and microwave ovens; the hotel is also pet-friendly. An on-site restaurant and seasonal pool are among the facilities. The location is a 30 minutes’ drive to nearby ski resorts, golf and other sports.

Vagabond Inn Reno

Downtown casinos, the Mount Rose Ski Area and golf, tennis and other sports facilities are all within easy reach of the Vagabond Inn Reno. Continental breakfast and a weekday newspaper are complimentary for guests. High-speed Internet access and ample work space in the business-friendly rooms greet business travelers. Family suites and baby cots are also available. A seasonal heated swimming pool is among the facilities.

About the Author

Based in Northern California, Maureen Katemopoulos has been a freelance writer for more than 25 years. Her articles on travel, the arts, cuisine and history have appeared in publications such as "Stanislaus Magazine," "Orientations," "The Asia Magazine" and "The Peninsula Group Magazine." She holds a Baccalaureate degree in journalism from Stanford University.

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