Save your money for the tables -- or at least, for the buffet tables. You don't have to break the bank to stay in Las Vegas, especially if you book a hotel in Las Vegas mid-week, when rates are cheap. In fact, you can stay in a cheap hotel on the Las Vegas Strip for less than $100 per night. This list of cheap Las Vegas hotels is a good place to look for a bargain.
You can't beat the rates at this great cheap Las Vegas hotel. You get a central Strip location in a mega-resort for around $90. Remember, this is the same hotel featured in "Honeymoon in Vegas." Plus, it's connected to the Paris Las Vegas by a walkway. Perhaps the best of the cheap Las Vegas hotels.
Just off the Strip with a daily shuttle, the South Beach atmosphere of the Palms draws celebrities and the beautiful crowd from L.A. Nonetheless, rooms can be booked for less than $80 on the right dates.
Perfect if you're bringing your kids, or if you never grew out of that "Sword in the Stone" fantasy. This giant castle at the south end of the Strip is like Disneyland without the rides. A tram connects you to Mandalay Bay. Rates are around $90 per night.
The pool area at this cheap hotel on the Las Vegas Strip right across from the Excalibur is relaxingly tropical, and it's on the monorail line. Rooms, particularly the older garden-view section, hover around $100.
Love it or hate it, downtown Las Vegas has to be experienced firsthand. And what better place to start than in Tim and Tom's old place, the Golden Nugget. Rooms are around $75, and you can walk outside to all the action.
Right in the middle of the Las Vegas Strip, wedged amidst mega resorts MGM Grand, Bellagio and Monte Carlo, the Boardwalk is one of the original "themed" hotels, with its fake roller coaster track right up front. Rooms are cheap, at around $60.
One of the oldest casino hotels on the Strip, the classic Stardust is slated to be replaced in 2007, so enjoy it while you can.
Large suites in this cheap hotel just a couple of blocks from the Las Vegas Strip. You get a lot of room space for around $90.
Yes, it's loud, yes, it's tacky, and yes, it's cheap. For around $60, you have a hotel on the Strip, ride the roller coaster in your backyard, and stretch out in a big cheap room.