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Over the years the number one complaint from Las Vegas visitors has been airport taxi scams. Today very few people talk about the I-215 tunnel taxi scam. Currently, the number one Las Vegas visitor complain is Las Vegas hotel resort fee.

What is a resort fee you ask!. Resort fees are surcharges imposed by hotels to cover everything from local phone calls, daily newspaper to guest use of the gym. You are required to pay these fees whether you use those services or not. Ethically such fees should be included in the advertised room rate rather than tacked on to the final bill making you believe their rooms are cheaper than they actually are.

Imagine, finding and booking a room for $59 /night only to find out that the hotel plans to collect an extra $15 a day plus tax in resort fees. Instead of your 3 day stay costing $180 plus a 12% hotel tax, you are billed $180 + $45 + 12% hotel tax.

Are the resort fees unethical? Yes. Are they illegal? Unfortunately No, as long as it is disclosed. In most cases you will need help finding the fine print.

Las Vegas Resort FeesAvoid hidden charges and stay at these Las Vegas hotels that do not charge Resort Fees. Below is list of Las Vegas hotels with no resort fee. Check the room rates by clicking on each link.

** Resort fees are charged per night (plus tax)

Check Resort-Fee-Free Room Rates Here
SKYLOFTS at MGM Grand Elara, a Hilton Grand Vacations Hotel
Aliante Casino and Hotel Fairfield Inn By Marriott Las Vegas
Las Vegas Marriott Marriott's Grand Chateau
Casino Royale Desert Rose
Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino Four Queens Hotel and Casino
The Palms Casino Resort M Resort Las Vegas
Fremont Hotel & Casino Royal Resort
California Hotel and Casino Vegas Club Hotel & Casino
Main Street Station Renaissance Las Vegas Hotel
Platinum Hotel  

This list is updated periodically as more Las Vegas hotels adopt or reject the practice of charging resort fees.

Resort-Fee Optional Las Vegas Hotels

Resort-Fee option means you may decline the Resort Fee and the services included in the fee at check-in or check-out. However If you decline the Resort Fee, the services included in the fee are charged at regular prices whenever you use them.

The following Las Vegas Hotels offer a Resort Fee option to it's guests.

HotelResort FeeHotelResort Fee
Venetian $25 JW Marriott $19.99
Palazzo $25 Treasure Island $25

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Comments to date: 9. Page 1 of 1.

suzy   

May 21, 2014

Just checked the Golden Nugget-sounded perfect; but when you get to the enter your credit card info, turns out there IS a $20 per person per night resort fee.

Admin:  Golden Nugget does not charge a resort fee. However, all reservations will incur a daily $5 Downtown Destination Fee

Vito   

May 14, 2014

$20/night + tax resort fee at Golden Gate.

Danielle   

Mar 24, 2014

Just checked the Golden Nugget website and it says you have to pay a "Destination fee" of $5.65 per accommodation, per night. Sounds like a resort fee to me. Or is it something that all hotels charge usually?

Admin:  They are not calling it a resort fee but rather a Fremont Street Experience maintenance fee. It's one of those "if it walks like a duck and quarks like a duck" fees.

J   

Feb 4, 2014

The El Cortez DOES charge a Resort Fee now. They advertise in bold-face type that they don't, and when you make a reservation you won't see one on your confirmation, but when they give you your final bill you will notice a $10 "Fee" added to the taxes for each night. I guess since they don't call it... read more »

Admin:  Thanks for bringing it to our attention. As of Feb.1, El Cortez added an Amenities Fee of $8.95. This something new.

Liz   

Jan 30, 2014

There actually was a law suit over the resort fees back in the early 2000's, when the fee was only about $4 a day, because there was NO notice or fine print AT ALL until you checked in and were told. I believe all this c*** is now in tiny print somewhere. If it's not, perhaps it's time for another... read more »

Katrina   

Dec 3, 2013

I usually stay at Golden Nugget, so I didn't know about any resort fees. Thanksgiving holiday 2013 I decided to stay at Excalibur because of the price, then when I checked in I was robbed into paying a $20 resort fee. $20 a day!! When I asked what that fee was for they told me it was a mandatory, no... read more »

Sheila   

Oct 3, 2013

These fees are sometimes for things that you should get with the cost of the room charge. Entrance into the pool, a newspaper, entrance to fitness room.You are a guest you should have access to the pool. How many people read a newspaper while on vacation. Do you go on vacation to exercise? Local cal... read more »

r thompson   

Jan 17, 2013

circus circus stifted me for resort fee. last time i will stay there.the place is a dump

eric   

Nov 21, 2012

I HATE resort fees. What a bunch of bull. I got nailed with this at excalibur & circus circus. Now i wont even go into those casinos.
Casino Royale does not charge resort fees. Plus their cheaper rooms have a fridge, safe and free wifi. But.. the rooms are hot in the winter as they heat the ca... read more »

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