Luxor Hotel Vegas

hotel and casino in Las Vegas

Luxor Hotel Vegas is a hotel and casino on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada. The hotel has 30 storys. It is owned and operated by MGM Resorts International. It has a 120,000-square-foot (11,000 m2) casino. It has over 2,000 slot machines and 87 table games.[1]

During the renovation in 2009, the hotel was modernized. It was give a newer design. The hotel has 4,400 rooms. There are also 442 suites. All the rooms line the inside walls of a pyramid style tower. Twin 22-story ziggurat towers were built as later additions.[2]

The hotel is named after the city of Luxor (ancient Thebes) in Egypt.[3] Luxor is the second largest hotel in Las Vegas. The largest is the MGM Grand). It is also the eighth largest in the world.[4] As of 2010, the Luxor has a 4 Key rating from the Green Key Eco-Rating Program, which test hotel operations.[5]

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  1. MGM Resorts International (2010). "Luxor Las Vegas Fact Sheet - press kit". Luxor.com. Retrieved 13 November 2014.
  2. Caine, Rachel (2003). "The Best Game in Town". Texas Monthly: 73. Archived from the original on 11 October 2012. Retrieved 13 November 2014.
  3. "Luxor casino: 30-story pyramid". Chicago Sun-Times. 26 April 1992. Archived from the original on 5 November 2012. Retrieved 13 November 2014.
  4. "Checking In: The World's 10 Largest Hotels & Resorts". Footwear News. 65: 97. 2009. Retrieved 13 November 2014.
  5. Vartan, Starre (25 August 2010). "Bellagio, MGM Grand, other hotels earn high ratings from Green Key". Forbes. Retrieved 13 November 2014.

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