When Tim and Tom (Thomas Breitling and Timothy Poster), co-founders of Travelscape, took over this hotel on Freemont Street in downtown Las Vegas, it made for interesting reality TV. Their attempt to remake the hip downtown Las Vegas scene of years past was appropriately set in this classic hotel/casino. The "Largest Casino in the World" when it was built in 1946, the Golden Nugget Las Vegas Las Vegas has seen $30 million dollars in renovations in the past two years. Take a photo tour of Golden Nugget Las Vegas
Golden Nugget Las Vegas: Guest Rooms
Guest rooms and suites include 27 luxury apartments in the Spa Suite Tower. Guests report that rooms in the South Tower, although a longer walk from Freemont Street, are newer, nicer and have better views.
Golden Nugget Las Vegas: Activities and Amenities
The Tank is the newest development at the Golden Nugget in downtown Las Vegas. While you don't actually swim with the sharks, you swim right next to them -- five species of sharks (sand tiger, sharks, Pacific blacktip, nurse and zebra sharks) along with southern stingrays and game fish. The $20 million dollar swimming pool includes a 200,000 gallon shark tank, waterfalls, a three-story waterslide, a poolside bar and seven private cabanas, each with plasma TVs and refrigerators.
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