The Riviera Hotel is now permanently closed.
The hotel closed in 2015, making way for an expansion of the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Rat Pack nostalgia with bawdy shows, Vegas fun
The Riviera Hotel and Casino enjoys a legendary past as one of the first top-notch Las Vegas hotels in the State of Nevada, known for its big name entertainment and friendly hospitality, as well as its worldwide name recognition. The Riviera is one of the State’s premier destination spots offering the passion and excitement of nostalgic Las Vegas and the Rat Pack Era, combined with a modern day, multi-million dollar remodeling of rooms and convention facilities, bringing the property up to par with today’s mega-resort competition.
Location: North Las Vegas Strip
Highlights of the Riviera Hotel
Endowed with a name invoking the Rat Pack Era, the Riviera keeps ties with its past while offering modern services at moderate prices. It emphasizes grace rather than flash, attracting adult guests seeking pleasure without having to endure crowds of sightseers surging through the casino and public areas.
• Located just a half-mile from the Convention Center and one mile from Fashion Show Mall, this Strip hotel provides traditional Las Vegas fun.
• Bearing its nostalgic name, the Riviera provides classic dining and the traditional Las Vegas trinity of comedy, music, and showgirls.
• Attractions include an extra-large casino, and all-you-can-eat breakfast, lunch, and dinner buffets.
Amenities at the Riviera Hotel
In a tranquil, sunny courtyard bordered by a lush grass sunning area, a large pool furnishes hot-weather relief. For pampering, a spa offers a fitness center, massage, body treatments, tanning facility, a women’s sauna, and a men’s steam room. Shoppers have an arcade to explore. Tennis players enjoy two complimentary lighted courts.
Insider tip: Like all other Las Vegas casinos, the Riviera offers free membership in a player’s club that rewards gaming play with points redeemable for cash and comps. Unlike most casinos, however, here players don’t have to line up to obtain their rewards at a desk but can utilize ATM-like kiosks.
Dining at the Riviera Hotel
The Riviera Hotel offers many selections for dining that are sure to please.
Kristofer’s Steak House – serving dinner daily from 5:30-10:00 pm, features fine steaks and fresh seafood, midwestern prime rib and double-rib spring lamb chops.
The Riviera Garden Fresh Buffet – open daily for breakfast, lunch/brunch & Dinner offers items at exceptional prices. All selections are prepared then served fresh at action stations throughout the buffet. Champagne Brunch on Saturday and Sunday.
Kady’ Coffee Shop – open from 6:00 am through 1:00 am daily. A full service restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner entrees, overlooking the pool.
Queen Victoria’s British Pub – Open 24 hours, an authentic British Pub, owned and operated by Englishmen. They serve fresh Fish & Chips with malted vinegar that is incredible especially when followed by one of their 20 beers on draft, most of which are from across the pond. An authentic British breakfast is also served all day. Hosting live bands, televising all European and British sports schedules. Attire is casual.
Food Court – features fast food outlets, including Quizno’s, LaSalsa, India Masala, BIG Burger, Angelino’s Pizza.
Grande Snack Bar – (located in the Convention Center Lobby) serving smoothies, salads, pastries, breakfast items and more for a convenient quick meal.
Sports Book Bar & Grille – cocktails, beer, hot wings, nachos and more while you watch your favorite game on one of the Sports Book’s 50 flat screen televisions. The entire area is smoker friendly.
Entertainment at the Riviera Hotel
The Riviera scores high in this category with great show options…
Crazy Girls Topless Revue – A new edition of the sexiest and most sensuous revue ever to grace a Las Vegas stage, Las Vegas’ Sexiest Topless Revue is a fun-loving adventure through the world of beauty, music, dance and comedy, featuring the most stunning show girls in Las Vegas
Dr. Scott Comedy Hypnotist – See the show or BE the show Dr. Scott will have you doing things you never thought you’d do in public?
Sandy Hackett’s Rat Pack Show! – Celebrating 50 years of The Rat Pack the show has been hailed as the next best thing to seeing the Rat Pack themselves. They were style with substance, swing with swagger and a non-stop party that everyone wanted access to. Now audiences can experience this critically acclaimed, hugely entertaining theatrical production which includes exciting new arrangements of the classic songs everyone knows and loves.
Dao, An Asian Celebration – Step into a world steeped in a rich tradition of Chinese culture, mystery and creativity. Direct from China, DAO – The Asian Celebration offers acrobatics, dance and martial arts in fusion with stunning costumes, exquisite stage design and beautiful music. DAO is mind and body in motion.
Amazing Kreskin – With a showman’s flair, a comedian’s wit, and the capacities of a bona fide Mentalist or thought reader, The Amazing Kreskin has, for six decades, dramatized the unique facets of the human mind: His own.
Rooms at the Riviera Hotel
Over 2000 refurbished oversized rooms offer maximum comfort and breathtaking views of the glittering Las Vegas Strip with its western scenic panoramas. Each accommodation has been attractively decorated, including all the important amenities Las Vegas has to offer for both leisure and business travelers.
Oasis San Remo is a garden tower with six floors featuring the hundred and thirty-three rooms and six suites. This tower offers all smoking rooms and ground level suites directly across from the oasis pool complex.
Classic Series Mediterranean North is a fashionable tower with eight floors which features three hundred and eighty-two rooms and five suites located close to the “white hot” action in the casino and Sports & Race Book.
Encore series Monte Carlo is a spacious tower with fifteen floors which features two hundred and thirty-four rooms and fifty-eight suites. They are conveniently located between the casino and our Convention Center.
Premier series Mediterranean South is a contemporary tower with nine floors featuring one hundred and sixty rooms and eighteen suites. They are close to both hotel registration and the oasis pool complex.
Signature series Monaco is an elegant tower with twenty-three floors featuring nine hundred and seventy-three rooms and six suites. Created with the business traveler in mind these rooms are located in close proximity to the Riviera Convention Center.
Riviera Hotel and Casino
2901 Las Vegas Blvd. S.
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Check-in time: 4 p.m.
Check-out time: 12 p.m.
Policies: The maximum total number of guests (adults and children) in a room is four.
Number of rooms: 2,075.
Casino: Yes, More than 100,000 square. feet. Casino games include Craps, Roulette, Blackjack, Baccarat, Let It Ride, Caribbean Stud, Keno and Slots including Megabucks.
Race & sports book: Yes, a race and sports book, equipped with 35 flat screen televisions.
Restaurants: The Riviera has the following dining options: Kristofer’s Steak House, The Riviera Garden Fresh Buffet, Kady’ Coffee Shop, Queen Victoria’s British Pub, Food Court features fast food outlets, including Quizno’s, LaSalsa, India Masala, BIG Burger, Angelino’s Pizza, Grande Snack Bar, Sports Book Bar & Grille
Attractions: Yes, an arcade.
Entertainment: Entertainment includes: Crazy Girls, Dr. Scott Comedy Hypnotist, Sandy Hackett’s Rat Pack Show, Dao, An Asian Celebration, Amazing Kreskin
Pool: Yes, one five-lap pool.
Health Club: Yes.
Spa: Yes, Executive Fitness at the Riviera offers multiple types of massages and services.
Shops: 3 Lions Tattoo, Chocolate Heaven, Islands and Beyond, Just 4 Kids, Pearl Factory, Gifts Plus, Quality Leather and Luggage, Reflections Gifts and More, and ABC Stores.
Wedding Chapel: Yes, the Riviera Royale Wedding Chapel offers a number of wedding ceremony packages.
Parking Garage: Yes.
Convention rooms: Yes, 150,000-square-foot convention center.
Business Center: Yes.
In-room computer data port: Yes. Also all rooms have high-speed Wi-Fi internet access for a fee.
Wheelchair accessible rooms: Yes.
RV park: No.
Minimum age to reserve a room: 18 years.
Child care facilities: No.
Pets allowed: No.
Room service: Yes.
Shuttle Service to the airport: Shuttle service to and from the airport available for a fee from an outside company.
Shuttle Service to the Strip: No.
Standard room amenities: Air conditioning, ipod/mp3 alarm clock radios, remote-controlled cable flat screen TV, desk, electronic door locks, in-room safe (for a fee), pay-per-view movies, refrigerator, wireless internet, telephone, voice mail.
Hotel amenities: Guest services, currency exchange, two lighted tennis courts, safety deposit box, laundry, luggage and maid service, wake-up call.
Incidental charges: Hotel requires a credit card or a cash deposit for incidental charges.