The Excalibur Hotel in Las Vegas, inspired by the mythical sword of King Arthur, is dripping with magically themed entertainment. Opened in 1990, the Excalibur Hotel in Las Vegas joined forces with the many modern Vegas hotels oriented toward attracting children and families. The castle facade, complete with a Merlin figure peeking out from behind a turret, is only the beginning of the Excalibur Hotel Casino’s Arthurian appeal. Located at the North end of the Strip on the corner of Tropicana Boulevard, the Excalibur Hotel and Casino is a beacon of all things Vegas.
Details of the Excalibur Hotel and Casino:
- Check-In Time: 2 p.m.
- Check-Out Time: 11 a.m.
- Minimum Age to Reserve a Room: 21 years old.
- Shuttle Service to the Airport: Shuttle service to and from the airport is available through an outside company. Although the Excalibur hotel in Las Vegas does not allow you to bill shuttle charges to your hotel room, hotel staff is happy to help you book your ride.
- Shuttle Service to the Strip: There is no specific shuttle service from the Excalibur Hotel Casino, the handy new monorail makes a stop at the hotel, and carries passengers on down the Strip. Exercise minded guests may also want to simply get a map of Las Vegas Strip and head off on a walking adventure.
- Policies: Children under 11 will stay free at the Excalibur Hotel Casino when they come with an adult. There may be no more then four guests in a room.
- Casino: A large casino with all of the usual suspects graces the first floor. Table games, a poker room, craps, keno, and slot machines create a busy whirl of excitement each time you pass through the hotel to the elevator.
- Restaurants: Many family favorites, dressed in Arthurian garb, are available for nightly dining. The Steakhouse at Camelot, Sir Galahad’s Prime Rib House, The Sherwood Forest Café, and a modern day Krispy Kreme are located throughout the Excalibur Hotel and Casino.
- Entertainment: Kids are wowed nightly King Arthur’s Arena, where the Tournament of Kings dinner theatre takes place. Complete with medieval jousting and all the nights of the Round Table, Tournament of Kings is an Excalibur Hotel and Casino favorite. In a break from the hotel’s traditional family entertainment, the Excalibur Hotel Casino also sports, The Thunder from Down Under. This group is comprised of about 12 dancers from Australia. You’ll need to be 21 years old to get in.
- Nightlife: No.
- Shows: A very popular show at Excalibur is the Tournament of Kings.
- Attractions: Merlin’s Magic Motion Machines move beyond medieval technology to take tourists on various film rides. New films start up once every 10 minutes or so; check with hotel staff to see which films are showing during your stay.
- Pool: Two nice, family-minded pools are located outdoors. Both are heated, and rest alongside a spacious Jacuzzi.
- Spa: The spa at the Excalibur Hotel and Casino may not be the most extravagant in the city, but guests will find that a nice selection of massage and body treatments are available.
- Shops: A few specialty shops, such as the Luxury at $10 Boutique (a Vegas version of the Dollar Store), are located in the Medieval Village. Shoppers will find clothing and souvenirs.
- Wedding Chapel: The Canterbury Wedding Chapel at the Excalibur Hotel in Las Vegas harkens back to a miniature medieval cathedral. Wedding packages are available for couples.
- Business Center: Yes.
- Wheelchair Accessible Rooms: Yes.
- Pets Allowed: No.
- Room Service: If anyone in the family is hoping for a bedside treat, the hotel offers room service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
- Parking Garage: A three story parking garage is located near the hotel with no less then three entrances. Free to guests of the Excalibur hotel and Casino.
- Standard Room Amenities: Air conditioning, clock radio, cable TV, hair dryer and a telephone complete the amenities in the standard rooms.
- Hotel Amenities: Luggage and maid service, valet parking in the garage, a wake-up calls and laundry service.
- Incidental Charges: You’ll need to provide a credit card when checking in to cover any incidental charges.