Pet Friendly Las Vegas Hotels

(Updated March 19, 2015)

I think Las Vegas is best when experienced without the distractions of pets or children, but I also think that it is better to travel with them than to miss out on experiencing Las Vegas entirely.

If you are looking for a pet friendly hotel, you are in luck. A growing number of Las Vegas resorts are happy to welcome you pet. Caesars Palace, Harrah’s, Bally’s, The Flamingo, The LINQ, Paris, Planet Hollywood and Rio all have special “PetStay” Rooms.  The PetStay rooms not only allow pets, but they include food and water bowls and dog treats. They do limit this to 2 dogs that weigh less than 50lbs each.  The dogs must be in a kennel/crate when unattended. Kennel rentals are available at most locations. For full details on the PetStay program, visit PetStay rooms are typically $25-$40 more than the regular room and require a $100/night incidentals deposit. That deposit must be made on a credit card. Debit cards and cash are not accepted for it. More information on the PetStay policies can be found on the PetStay Policies FAQ. Continue reading Pet Friendly Las Vegas Hotels

The Palms Overview

The Palms opened in 2001 and was The Home to the MTV crowd for most of the 2000’s. A lot has changed since then.  The Playboy Club has come and gone. Much of the MTV crowd has moved to The Cosmopolitan or Hard Rock. When The Real World came back to Las Vegas in 2011 it was shot at the Hard Rock instead of The Palms.  It still has some of the most notable suites in Las Vegas like the 2-story Sky Villa, The Real World Suite, Hardwood Suite with a basketball court, The Kingpin Suite with a 2-lane bowling alley. You can see the full list on their Luxe Collection page.  The Palms was also considered a locals casino since it had good video poker games and a movie theater.  That hasn’t changed.

The Palms was recently acquired by Station Casinos and is in the process of converting the Club Palms players club to Station’s Boarding Pass program. Continue reading The Palms Overview

Mlife no longer giving Tier Points for Topguest check ins

For a few years, Mlife and Topguest had a partnership which gave Mlife members 500 Tier Points when they checked into a MGM properties. I was notified on September 1, that the program ended on August 31st. Here is the email:

As of August 31, 2013 Topguest members will no longer earn M life points for checking into an MGM Resort hotel. Any points earned through the use of Topguest through this date will be transferred into your M life account. For questions regarding your M life account please visit For questions regarding your Topguest account, you can reach us by emailing