The Las Vegas Strip is famous all over the world for its glamorous hotels and casinos. The Bellagio Hotel Las Vegas is one of the most elegant complexes, having been inspired by the Italian resort of Bellagio by Lake Como. Gambling, entertainment, dining and accommodation are first class at the five diamond establishment.
The hotel was featured in the movies, Oceans Eleven and Oceans Thirteen, which featured George Clooney and Brad Pitt as part of a gang intent on robbing casinos. A fictional vault of the Bellagio Hotel Las Vegas was indeed robbed in the story! The hotel was opened in 1998 and cost a staggering $1.6 billion to build. The interior is luxuriously furnished with fountains and the lobby ceiling is decorated with colorful hand blown glass flowers.
Much loved Fountains of Bellagio Hotel Las Vegas
The grounds are lovely too and the 18 acre artificial lake at the front of the hotel is the venue for the much loved Fountains of Bellagio display of music and lights. The musical extravaganza is repeated throughout the day and features a variety of music, including Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Aaron Copland and Handel. The natural world is also on show at the Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, which has free admission and the gardens are open 24 hours a day.
Guest’s rooms contain a flat screen television with pay per view movies, mini bar and in room safe. There are a number of up market stores in the Bellagio Hotel Las Vegas complex, including Tiffany and Chanel. Guests can enjoy the use of six different swimming pools. There are several restaurants, including the award winning Le Cirque, a French cuisine experience by the lake. Japanese and Chinese restaurants are also first class and there is a traditional steakhouse.
Treatments for guests of the Bellagio Hotel Las Vegas
The Spa and Salon offers a range of treatments for guests of the Bellagio Hotel Las Vegas, including facials, yoga and water massages. There are also fitness equipment and weight machines for a good workout. A personal instructor is on hand to give advice.
The poker room attracts professional poker players, who take advantage of the high table limits. The venue has hosted the World Poker Tour tournaments. It is rare for a Las Vegas hotel to have a permanent show but the Cirque du Soleil’s production of ‘O’ is outstanding. It’s an aquatic show, featuring synchronized swimmers, divers and acrobats. It’s a combination of street theater, folklore traditions, martial arts and circus fire stunts.
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