The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino is located between The Palazzo and Harrah’s on The Strip (Las Vegas Boulevard South). The Venetian resort complex consists of the adjacent Sands Expo Convention Center and The Palace Hotel and Casino Resort. This resort complex contains over 4,000 hotel rooms, over 3,000 suites and a 120,000 sq ft casino.
The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino is housed in a 36-stories tower. The theme is Venice and the building includes replicas of several well-known Venetian landmarks, such as Piazaa San Marco, Palazzo Ducale, St Mark’s Campanile, the Rialto Bridge, the Column of Saint Theodore, and the Lion of Venice Column.
The Venetian Casino features table games, slots, video poker, race & sportsbook and a poker room. There are approximately 140 gaming tables in the casino, and a special high-limit salon.
Examples of available table games at The Venetian:
- Blazing 7
- Caribbean Stud Poker
- Casino War
- Crazy 4 Poker
- Fortune Asia Poker Progressive
- Fortune Progressive Pai Gow Poker
- Imperial Baccarat
- Let It Ride Stud Poker
- Linked Progressive Jackpot
- Mini/Midi Baccarat
- No-Commission Baccarat
- Pai Gow Tiles
- Sic Bo
- Spanish 21
- Three Card Poker
- Ultimate Texas Hold’em
There are 1,247 slot games at The Venetian and 1,038 slot games at The Palazzo. A special High Limit Slot Salon has slots where you can bet up to $5,000 per round.
The Venetian Casino offers a type of baccarat where you can watch the cards being dealt by the dealer on the display on the betting terminal. You make your wagers through the terminal and can play up to four games simultaneously.
Sands Poker Room at The Venetian is over 14,000 sq ft in size, making it one of the largest poker venues in the Las Vegas area in terms of floor space. There is approximately 60 poker tables here, with games such as Limit Hold’em, No Limit Hold’em, Omaha 8 or better, Pot Limit Omaha and more with limits starting at $4/$8. At your seat, there is two charging outlets for cell phones and other electronic devices. Side food service is available 24/7 from the Grand Lux Café.
The Venetian and The Palazzo have several different accommodations available, such as the Luxury Suite, Bella Suite, Rialto Suite, Piazza Suite, Prima Suite, Renaissance Suite, Penthouse Suite, and Prestige.
The Venetian Penthouse Suite is 2,900 sq ft with a foyer, master bedroom, second bedroom, formal living room, and two bathrooms. The master bedroom has a king-sized bed, sitting area and fireplace. The second bedroom has the option of one king-sized bed or two queen-sized beds. The formal living room has a dinner table with seating for eight and features a piano. Both bathrooms (one adjacent to each bedroom) are marble-floored with jetted tubs and a separate glass-enclosed shower.
Naturally, the Ventian Penthouse Suite comes with huge windows to ensure a spectacular view of Las Vegas. The windows have remote-controlled Roman shades and curtains. Other examples of amenities included in the penthouse suite are a fully stocked refreshment center and wet bar, a full-sized sleeper-sofa, a work desk, dual-line telephone, high-speed internet access (wired/wireless), printer/scanner/copier, DVD player, and safe. The living room has a 55 inch HD TV, the master bedroom has a 46 in HD TV, the second bedrom has a 40 inch HD TV and both bathrooms have a 19 in HD TV.
The Venetian Penthouse Suite comes with complimentary valet parking service and complimentary self-parking in enclosed garage.
Examples of other attractions at The Venetian
- The Guggenheim Hermitage Museum
- A Paris Opera House styled theater
- The TAO Nightclub, with an Asian-inspired theme, two dance rooms, 20 foot tall Buddha statue, infinity edge pool with koi, private sky boxes, and 40-foot-long terrace with views of the strip
- TAO Beach (on top of TAO Nightclub) with pool and cabanas
The Venetian is located on the former Sands property and is both owned and operated by the Las Vegas Sands Corporation.
When The Venetian opened in 1999, it hsad cost $1.5 billion to build.
The Venetian was renovated in 2003 and this was also the year when the Venezia tower opened, with over 1,000 new suites and a wedding chapel.