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How to Do Vegas for Less

Written By: Lyndsay Marvin

Las Vegas: a travel destination full of lights, food, drinks and money. But even with its glitz and glamour, a Vegas vacation doesn’t have to burn a hole in your pocket. With an array of amazing amenities, Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino in DTLV provides a lavish experience for less.

Las Vegas Trip $200

Perfect Splash When Light on Cash

Citrus Grand Pool Deck, located on the rooftop of Downtown Grand Hotel and Casino, is 35,000 square feet of fun, complete with an infinity pool, semi-private cabanas, and backyard games. With a food menu created by Hell’s Kitchen season 12 winner Chef Scott Commings, and a drink menu chock full of citrus-inspired cocktails, this fee-free pool deck is the perfect location to spend a Vegas vacation.

Native Knowledge: The Citrus Grand Pool Deck is free to hotel guests, visitors and locals.

Deal: Cabana rentals start at $250 Monday through Thursday, and $350 Friday through Sunday. To reserve your private cabana, call/text 702.280.0532

Citrus Grand Pool Deck
Rooftop, Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino

Las Vegas Trip $200

Lunch on a Crunch

The Power Lunch special at Triple George Grill is the perfect opportunity to get a real Vegas meal without breaking the bank. For only $15, this special includes a half sandwich du jour, soup or salad, choice of side, dessert bite and a non-alcoholic beverage. Can’t beat that!

Native Knowledge: Triple George Grill won the 2016 TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence Award.

Lunch Hours: Monday through Friday, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Triple George Grill
On 3rd Street across from the Grand Casino
702.384.2761

Luxury Suites for Less

It may be hard to believe, but it’s true: Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino offers rooms for as low as $35 per night, with suites starting at $99 per night. These luxurious and renovated rooms provide beautiful Downtown Las Vegas views, for a fraction of the price of other hotels.

Deal: Reserve The Big Squeeze Package. It includes a room and a nightly $50 food and drink credit to use at Citrus Grand Pool Deck.

Las Vegas Trip $200

Ballin’ Brunch on a Budget

Boozy brunches are a must when in Vegas, and with Freedom Beat’s All-You-Can-Eat “Freedom 2 Brunch” for only $20, booze and brunch can be enjoyed more than once. This brunch is especially enjoyable because it’s paired with live music in an intimate venue.

“Freedom 2 Brunch” Hours: Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Deal: Get bottomless mimosas or bloody marys for an additional $10.

Freedom Beat
Casino Floor, Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino
702.719.5315

Las Vegas Trip $200

Happenin’ Happy Hours

Happy hours provide the best deals on food and drinks, but sometimes they’re at inconvenient times. Luckily, Freedom Beat (located on the casino floor of Downtown Grand) hosts happy hour from 2-5 p.m., and 2- 5 a.m. They are the perfect happy hour times for those who want to explore the city during the nightlife!

Freedom Beat
Casino Floor, Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino
702.719.5315

Las Vegas Trip $200

Promos for the Players

Vacationers don’t have to worry about blowing all their money on gambling when they have the Grand Rewards Players Club card. This three-tiered rewards program helps players earn free slot play, with additional perks (depending on tier) including birthday offers, room discounts and a personal host during your stay. There’s also a free daily slot tournament for hotel guests!
Deal: Grand Rewards members can get discounts (think: 50 percent off) on their favorite items at Freedom Beat, every day.

Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino
206 North 3rd St
Las Vegas, NV 89101
702.719.5100