Palace Station Hotel and Casino Las Vegas, Nevada
By H. Scot Krause
Palace Station Hotel & Casino is part of Station Casinos powerful locals’ casinos dynasty in Las Vegas. It is Station Casinos’ closest hotel to the Las Vegas Strip and it attracts tourists, as well as locals, by offering reasonably priced options for hotel guests including 430 Courtyard Hotel Rooms, all non-smoking and located nearest to the pool area.
A newly renovated standard room at Palace Station Hotel and Casino
A glass elevator ride up from the casino floor brings guests to over 500 deluxe Tower Hotel Rooms which feature views of either the Las Vegas Strip, Downtown Las Vegas or the surrounding mountains.
In the summer of 2018 the guest rooms in the main hotel tower underwent a major renovation as part of a $192 million modernization. Each room sports bright, fresh walls and drapery, with plush carpet, and accents. The furnishings are made of natural walnut mixed with metals, crisp clean upholstered elements, and bold, graphic patterning in the artwork and pillows. The Calacatta quartz-topped nightstands and spacious work surface have USB charging stations. All rooms feature a wall-mounted 55” TV, headboard reading lights, ample storage, and a comfortable seating area.
A newly renovated suite at Palace Station Hotel and Casino
The top floor of the 21-story tower is home to 20 tastefully appointed hotel suites where each is 1,100 square feet with a living room that has a bar and dining area, master bath with separate Jacuzzi tub and shower, an additional 1/2 bath and three TV’s: a 60-inch plasma in the living room, 27-inch in the bedroom and a 10-inch in the bathroom.
Palace Station offers free shuttles to and from the Las Vegas Strip, as well as to and from the airport throughout the day. This allows guests to save on expensive cab rides. Plus, for those who are driving, there is always free parking in lots that offer convenient access to the gaming floor and restaurants!
Dining options at Palace Station include The Charcoal Room for steaks and seafood, Little Tony’s for pizza lovers, The Grand Café, a coffee shop, the Oyster Bar, plus a Starbucks, And of course, the Feast Buffet which also underwent a major upgrade in mid-2018.
The Feast Buffet features an eclectic menu of greatest hits and contemporary twists on traditional favorites, available at seven stations presenting global cuisine in a contemporary and relevant fashion, grouped by cooking techniques. Inspired by its sister concept A.Y.C.E Buffet at Palms Las Vegas, the revamped buffet allows guests to sample its reasonably sized stove pots and serving trays, individual plates and ramekins, carved-to-order proteins, as well as a series of made-to-order options – allowing for the ultimate feast.
The Feast Buffet is open daily for breakfast, lunch, dinner and weekend brunch. Just by showing your Boarding Pass (free to join slot club) at the Buffet, members can get up to $4 off the regular prices!
Palace Station Hotel and Casino is located just west of I-15 on Sahara Avenue
Unique to Place Station, it was the first casino in Las Vegas to offer tableside food service in the Table Games Pit. A traditional tableside noodle menu is available daily from 6 pm-midnight in “Pit 8,” the Asian gaming pit featuring Mini-Baccarat, Pai Gow Poker, and Pai Gow Tiles. All dishes are complimentary for qualified Boarding Pass members.
The gaming floor at Palace Station features:
—Over 1,600 slot/video poker machines.
—43 table games including Blackjack, Let It Ride, Pai Gow Poker,Craps, Roulette, Baccarat and Pai Gow Tiles.
—Always $5 blackjack tables.
—24-hour 9-table non-smoking poker room.
—307-seat Bingo Hall open 7 days a week with sessions running on the odd hour from 9 am-11 pm.
—202 seat Race & Sports Book.with 35 High Definition TV Screens
—20-seat Keno Lounge.
Palace Station is part of the Boarding Pass players club used by all Station Casinos and points earned can be used at any Station, Fiesta or Wildfire Casino for comps, cashback or slot play. There are five tiered levels of cards that increase benefits as you achieve a higher status for higher levels of play (coin-in.)
The casino at Palace Station is a favorite for both locals and tourists
Palace Station is a favorite for locals but is enjoyed by tourists as well, being in close proximity to the Strip and offering great gaming and dining values. It is located at 2411 W. Sahara Avenue, just west of the Las Vegas Strip and I-15. For room reservations, call them toll-free at (800) 544-2411. For general information call (702) 367-2411, or visit their web site at www.palacestation.com
H. Scot Krause is a freelance writer, gaming industry analyst and researcher, originally from Cleveland, Ohio. Scot reports,
researches, and writes about casino games, events, attractions and promotions.