Located on the intersection of Tropicana and Las Vegas Boulevard, better known as the Las Vegas Strip, the MGM Grand Las Vegas is a mega hotel and casino that was once the world's largest hotel when it opened in 1993. It is the United States of America's largest hotel resort complex and is now the world's second-largest hotel. Boasting 30 floors, a 380,000 sq ft (35,000 sqm) convention center, 6.6 acres (2.7 ha) of rivers, waterfalls and five outdoor pools, the MGM Grand covers a total of 171,500 sq ft (15,930 sqm) with its bars, nightclubs, restaurants, shops and Grand Garden Arena. Famous for its appearance in the 2001 film Ocean's Eleven, the MGM Grand features a classic Hollywood Art Deco theme and has positioned itself as 'The City of Entertainment'.
Connected to neighboring casinos via an overhead pedestrian bridge (crossing at street level by pedestrians is not permitted) the MGM Grand offers the maximum gaming experience with thousands of slot machines ranging from 1c to $1,000, video poker, electronic table games, progressive slots, high limit slots as well as race and sports betting and a range of table games including blackjack, craps, baccarat, roulette, pai gow tiles and poker, three card poker, Texas hold'em and more. Home to its own wedding chapel, the MGM Grand Las Vegas features a wide range of nightlife, entertainment and dining options.
Guests can enjoy a number of shows including comedy, illusionists, a Hollywood theatre, vaudeville and variety shows, premier sporting events and concerts held in the Grand Garden Arena and the visual extravaganza of performances by Cirque de Soleil. Night owls will love the great range of bars and nightlife including a lobby bar, the trendy cocktail bar Centrifuge, the nightclub meets fine dining experience of Hakkasan, the Ferrari red all-rounder bar of Rouge, the brown spirit specialty Whisky Down bar and gaming lounge, the chilled out West Wing Bar and the amazing swimming pool meets nightclub Wet Republic Ultra Pool. The MGM also offers a range of casual and fine dining experiences offering award-winning cuisine from around the world including a restaurant by world renowned chef Wolfgang Puck.