Luxor Las Vegas, one of the most readily recognizable resorts on the Las Vegas Strip because of its Egyptian themed Pyramid design, originally opened in 1993 on the south end of the Las Vegas strip. The resort houses over 4400 rooms with just over 2400 in the Pyramid Tower and over 1900 in the East and West Towers. Over the last three years Luxor has been completely renovated by its parent, MGM Mirage Corporation. The renovation can be seen in almost every area of the facility, from the public areas and hotel to its restaurants, lounges and gaming floor, giving Luxor a more adult oriented feel.
The newly renovated rooms still retain that ancient Egyptian feel and are nicely appointed. Many of the suites at Luxor rival anything its competitors have to offer in size and scope. Even though Luxor’s towers are not as high as some others its rooms still provide an excellent view of the strip and the valley.
Luxor’s spa, Nurture, provides a relaxing spa environment that allows one to pamper themselves with such amenities as a eucalptus steam room, dry sauna, and 3 different temperature jacuzzi pools. Nurture offers a full menu of spa treatments, massages and facials that provide soothing relaxation and rejuvenation. There is also a salon providing advanced beauty and makeup applications, including lash extension and teeth whitening.
Luxor’s pool provides its guest with 4 swimming pools and a whirlpool. Open seasonally the pool is a refreshing oasis for Luxor’s guests as the weather heats up. A large deck area is a sunbathers dream, and since Luxor is not surrounded by the tall skyscrapers that surround many other pools on the Las Vegas strip, there is ample sunshine covering the area the entire day.
The restaurants at Luxor have been upgraded as well during the renovation. Tender steak & seafood is the resorts fine steakhouse where you’ll enjoy aged prime beef and an array of seafood prepared by award winning chef KC Fazel. Company Kitchen and Pub House provides a tapas style feel with small dishes that are meant to be shared. With the extensive menu you can experience as much, or as little, as your appetite requires. Cathouse run by celebrity chef Kerry Simon, is a world-class restaurant with an intimate upscale lounge creating a unique and provacative interactive nightlife venue. Luxor’s contribution to Mexican food is T&T (Tacos and Tequila) providing both the traditional and modern experience of Mexican food. T&T combines the talents of renowned restaurateur Chef Richard Sandoval with designer Adam Tihany for a unique concept.
There are a number of bars and lounges in which to relax at Luxor. These include Aurora, the lobby bar, Flight, and Liquidity. Luxor is the Las Vegas outpost for LAX, one of the hottest nightspots in Los Angeles, and now Las Vegas. Run by Pure Management, LAX is a 2 story nightclub with a state of the art sound system, 26,000 feet of club space, VIP tables, and Ultra VIP lofts in the upper level. Included inside LAX is Noir Bar, providing a private entertainment experience where reservations are required.
Luxor provides top rated entertainment with shows like Criss Angel Believe, a Cirque du Soleil show. Luxor is also home to the long running Fantasy, the strips most seductive adult show, Carrot Top, and Menopause the Musical. In addition Luxor houses the shows Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, which is a 25,000 square foot exhibition of artifacts from the Titanic, and Bodies…The Exhibition, which showcases full bodies and organs.
If you have not been to the Luxor recently you should check it out on your next visit to Las Vegas. The renovations have completely changed the facility and it will seem as if you are seeing it for the first time.
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