We love Las Vegas but do you ever wonder where else you can get that same Las Vegas vibe around the world? Today we share the best casinos in the world, for those of you looking for a Las Vegas alternative.
When it comes to holidays, nothing beats jetting off to a stylish destination to indulge in a glamorous and luxurious break. And what could be more glamorous than a private suite at a five-star luxury casino hotel in a destination like Monaco or Cotai? These are perfect destinations for casino lovers.
Although casinos may face increased competition from online platforms when it comes to playing disciplines like poker, nothing can top the experience of staying in a world-class casino hotel and checking out the exciting action on the gaming floor firsthand. We can’t promise that you’ll meet a James Bond at these exclusive casino resorts, but they are the some of the best in the world, so they are perfect for indulging your high-roller fantasies.
Hotel de Paris and Casino de Monte Carlo, Monaco
When you think of glamorous casinos, Monte Carlo is the destination that springs to mind, and the Hotel de Paris is the real epitome of Riviera luxury. Set in a stunning historic palace in 1862 under the command of King Charles III, the hotel comprises of 99 rooms and suites (including the Presidential Suite) that all offer impressive views of the French Riviera and the Principality of Monaco, as well as a three-Michelin-star restaurant and luxury facilities. Spending at least a day in Monaco is essential in order to see the sights beyond the casinos.
Completed one year after the Hotel de Paris, in 1862, the Casino de Monte-Carlo complex is even more palatial. As well as the main casino, which offers a diverse array of games, the complex also houses the offices of Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo and is the site of the Grand Theatre.
Morpheus Hotel at City of Dreams, Macau
This one is one of the newest hotels on our list, but its jaw-dropping architecture designed by the notable late-architect Zaha Hadid makes it a standout destination for a glamorous vacation. Standing at an impressive 42 stories high amid Macau’s famous City of Dreams entertainment quarter, inside the unique aluminium exoskeleton, you’ll find a total of 772 rooms, suites, pool villas and duplex villas (which are invitation only) and every luxury you could possibly imagine.
Restaurants, bars, a spa and a top-story pool that feels like a private oasis are accessible by a dozen glass elevators. The hotel even has its own art gallery, showcasing work by the likes of KAWS, Thilo Heinzmann and Jean-Michel Othoniel.
Ritz Club, London
The Ritz Club Casino Hotel is London’s most-opulent destination for combining casino gaming with a city break in this electrifying city. Still located at the historical building on 150 Piccadilly, The Ritz Club is famous for afternoon tea, Michelin-starred dining and real British hospitality.
Complete with its own dress code for certain times and areas of the hotel, vacationing at The Ritz Club is like stepping back in time to an era where elegance and chivalry were at the forefront.
The Ritz Club’s gaming area, situated in the hotel’s former ballroom, continues the thoroughly upper-class yet thoroughly understated opulence of the hotel. Watch in awe as players descend from limousines and black Rolls-Royce’s and see if you can spot the billionaire players and celebrities ushered into the Aida, Amber Lounge, Carmen Room – Salles Privées.
The Venetian, Macau
Forget it’s sister hotel in Vegas, The Venetian Macau in China is massive and incredible with its own canal way for gondola rides, shopping mall, an abundance of restaurants and bars and of course, beautiful casino!
See our full review here>> The Venetian Macau
Crown Casino – Melbourne, Australia
Since 1977, this casino has been entertaining millions every year. At 220,000 square foot, it is one of the biggest in the world, becoming a popular resort for those visiting Australia. Especially those who love poker – it is also the home of the World Series of Poker Asia-Pacific series.
A reminder to gamble responsibly. Travelling and exploring new casinos around the world can be fun and engaging but we do not encourage excessive, underage or reckless gambling.