The city of Reno is often overshadowed by Las Vegas. People who attend Burning Man or go to Lake Tahoe simply pass by this place. But for those who know, Reno is one of the best cities in the country to have a vacation. Tagged as ‘The Biggest Little City in the World’, Reno offers some of the best gambling casinos in the whole world. Recently, the city has seen a rise in its public art displays and hipster places. This makes Reno an interesting destination. Another thing that makes the city a more exciting place for tourists is its themed hotels. Here are some of the best themed hotels in and near Reno, Nevada you can check into.
The Whitney Peak Hotel sits in the best location in Reno. Tucked right in the heart of town, rooms here are equipped with flat-screen televisions, air conditioning, uninterrupted WiFi, and contemporary décor. En suite bathrooms come replete with top-quality body and bath products and a hairdryer. The hotel carries an outdoor theme. This is very well depicted in the hotels very own climbing wall and in the artworks found inside the guest rooms and suites. Its location makes it easy for guests to visit several places of interest. The list includes Lake Tahoe, the Sierra Nevada Mountains, and the National Automobile Museum.
The Renaissance Reno Downtown Hotel offers a combined theme of modern contemporary design and the ranching history of Reno. The former is something that you will see all throughout the hotel’s design and furnishing. The latter is best depicted in certain decorative elements found in the rooms. With this combination, the hotel gives homage to the city’s past and gives guests a look into its future. Rooms here have either a Truckee River or Sierra Nevada Mountain view. Each of these come with an en suite bathroom and a flat-screen television. Note that this is one of the hotels in Reno that does not have a casino.
Booking a stay at the Pepermill Resort Spa Casino is like living inside a small city. Everything you need is under one roof. It offers various cuisines in 10 restaurants and a nightlife instigated by 15 bars and the superclub, EDGE. It does not lack in spa and recreational activities with its huge fitness center, two outdoor pools, three outdoor hot tubs, and a comprehensive spa facility. The rooms here are designed with lavish accouterments. But there is one room that takes this hotel to another level – the Safari Adventure Suite. You will find a jetted hot tub placed right in the middle of the room and surrounded by jungle-themed sculptures made in Africa. A skydome provides three settings – day, night, and starry.
Peppermill Resort Spa Casino
Address: 2707 S Virginia Street, South Reno, Reno (NV), United States, 89502
Just a short distance from Reno is Virginia City Inn which offers 15 rooms each with a different theme to it. For those who would like to have a feel of the west, the cowboy-themed rooms should do the trick. The Native American Room pays homage to America’s forefathers. Couples should book a stay in the Anniversary Room to celebrate their years of togetherness. A psychedelic motif dominates the 60’s room. Along with these four options are several others that carry a different theme. Whatever it is you are looking for, chances are Virginia City Inn has a room that is perfect for your needs.
5. Tahoe House Hotel
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With 16 rooms restored back to its original glory, this hotel exudes the elegance of it Wild West history. It all started in 1859 when its doors opened for the first time. It serves as the perfect respite for desert dwellers who are looking for a cowboy-themed hotel. One of the hotels’ features that resembles that era is a pot-belly stove meant to heat the Great Room while guests sit and drink their favorite beverage. All furnishings in the hotel represent that great era. This is one quirky hotel that can take you back to a time long gone.
Tahoe House Hotel
Address: 162 South C Street-POBox 652 Virginia City, Nevada
Star Rating: 3
Reno is the perfect vacation spot
With so much to offer, Reno is one of those places that is easy to fall in love with. Casinos, museums, Lake Tahoe, and the Sierra Nevada Mountains are just a handful of what tourists can see and do. These themed hotels are the best places for everyone to start their sojourn in this wonderful city.
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