The Venetian® Resort boasts a bustling nightlife and entertainment scene, along with grand architecture and romantic gondola rides. The hotel will transport you to the streets of Venice with its hand-painted frescoes, nods to the Italian city, and Grand Canal Shoppes, an area filled with luxury boutiques, cafés, and restaurants.The Basics
Several tours include elements at the Venetian® Resort. Join a Vegas pool party tour and visit the Venetian’s Tao Beach, an extension of the Tao nightclub with a DJ, cabanas, and specialty drinks, in addition to visiting pools at other resorts. Experience a range of musical genres live with a hit Australian pop group on a jukebox tour, or opt for a tour that combines the Venetian® with a visit to Madame Tussauds.
In addition to a casino packed with poker tables and slot machines, the Venetian® also features plenty of nightlife options and a range of entertainment acts. Hop in a motorized gondola and travel through the hotel’s canals under ceilings with frescoes of the sky. The ride will take you beneath bridges and alongside the Grand Canal Shoppes, an Italian-style emporium of luxury shops and high-end boutiques.
Things to Know Before You Go
- Attend “Gondola University” at the Venetian® to experience being a gondolier.
- Gondola rides are available in private 2-seat boats or shared 4-seat boats.
- Hotel guests are offered two tiers of Wi-Fi bandwidth; the first is standard and included with the resort fee, while the second can be purchased.
- You can visit the hotel’s guest services desk to request a wheelchair.
- If exploring the Strip by foot, wear comfortable shoes and carry water, especially during the summer months.
How to Get There
The Venetian® is located about 4.5 miles (7 kilometers) from Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport. Rental cars, ride-hailing services, taxis, and shuttles are easily accessible from the airport to the Strip. From the airport, turn left onto East Tropicana Road then make a right onto Koval Lane, followed by a left onto East Flamingo Road and a right turn onto Las Vegas Boulevard. The resort offers two on-site parking garages; parking is free for all guests.
When to Get There
For seasonal events such as Chinese New Year, the Venetian® hosts special culinary and entertainment offerings, in addition to transforming the resort’s waterfall atrium with elaborate decorations. Overall, the best time to visit Las Vegas is during the spring and fall (from March to May and from September to November), when the weather is most pleasant.Madame Tussauds Las Vegas
Some tours combine a visit to the Venetian® with a stop at Madame Tussauds, which is located right next to the resort. There, you’ll find life-size wax figures of popular celebrities like George Clooney, Elvis, Elton John, and more. Each wax figure takes several hundred hours to create and features human-hair wigs, fiberglass eyeballs, and meticulous makeup, making for a great photo op.