The Luxor is simply plain outdated cool. My first journey to Vegas, driving in from California at evening, that vast beacon capturing up from the 30 story glass pyramid immediately grabbed my consideration above the rest. And I used to be not dissatisfied once I visited the Luxor the subsequent day.
There's the large Sphinx out entrance, after which when you're inside you’re on the planet's largest atrium. The visitor rooms are throughout the surface perimeter going all the way in which as much as the highest, and I rode the elevator as excessive up as I might after which appeared round to see if I might catch a glimpse of the within of one of many rooms with the slanted glass partitions.
Along with the superior look and format, there are various enjoyable issues to do outdoors of the on line casino. There’s a two-story arcade, the tomb and museum of King Tutankhamen, a terrific movement simulator attraction, and the very cool Luxor IMAX Theater.
The pool space is kind of giant, 5 acres in all with 4 completely different swimming pools and 4 Jacuzzis. There’s a well being membership and a full Spa, and even a Marriage ceremony Chapel. The 1200 seat Luxor Theater at present (2010) options Blue Man Group. There’s additionally a midnight fantasy present that runs six nights per week. The Luxor can also be identified for the 19,000 sq. foot RA nightclub, which options high DJs, nonstop pulsating dance music in addition to a sushi and oyster bar and cigar lounges.
There are some superior eating choices on the Luxor. First amongst them is Isis, the all-you-can-eat buffet which often wins Las Vegas' greatest. The Sacred Sea Room is an upscale steak and seafood restaurant with a noticeable wine listing. Different eating places embody the Luxor Steakhouse, Papyrus, La Salsa, Hamada of Japan and a 24-hour espresso store.
There are over 4400 rooms (!) Within the Luxor. Personally I might go for one of many rooms in the principle Pyramid with the slanted home windows. Any of the rooms listed below are good nonetheless, even those within the rear towers. A shifting walkway connects the Luxor to the Excalibur, and an overhead "cable liner" connects it with Mandalay Bay.