Circus Circus Reviews
Circus Circus provides a fun-filled Las Vegas experience at an affordable price. Home to appealing restaurants, eye-catching shops, thrilling casino action, exciting Midway games, the world’s greatest circus acts and The Adventuredome, America’s largest indoor theme park, Circus Circus guarantees good fun for the entire family. For an all-ages adventure, this Las Vegas icon continues to be the value leader on The Strip for reunions of all types. Here’s our Circus Circus reviews, tips and advice for reunion planners.
Accommodations at Circus Circus
Circus Circus offers some of the best accommodation deals in Las Vegas. The resort’s 3,767 guest rooms, including 135 suites, provide comfortable, affordable accommodations with easy access to all the excitement the city has to offer. The resort features several room options located throughout the property’s more than 68 acres, each with different appeal:
Casino Tower: Situated in the center of the property, the 15-story Casino Tower offers 770 comfortable guestrooms with convenient access to the casino, The Race & Sports Book, Midway and arcade as well as multiple dining and retail outlets. Newly remodeled and decorated in contemporary jewel and earth tones, the 15-story Casino Tower rooms are located directly above the casino. The 364 sq.ft. Casino Tower rooms are appointed with classic furnishings and include pillow-top mattresses, 40” flat panel plasma TV and Wi-Fi internet access. Guests may choose either a King or Double Queen beds.
West Tower: Located at the center of the property, a site inspection of Circus Circus will unveil the 999 recently remodeled guest rooms in the 35-story West Tower offer a modern décor. A calming neutral palette with pops of vibrant color greets each guest, while a pillow-top mattress, sleek marble-topped workstation and comfortable sitting area ensure easy comfort. Hi-tech amenities include 32-inch plasma televisions and wireless Internet access. The West Tower Promenade offers shopping and dining venues and also serves as a gateway to Circus Circus’ indoor theme park, The Adventuredome.
Skyrise Tower: Newly refreshed, the 29-story Skyrise Tower rooms feature everyday comfort in jewel tones. The 351 sq.ft rooms, located near the pools and the Adventuredome, feature pillow-top mattresses, flat screen TV and Wi-Fi internet access. Guests may choose either a King or Double Queen beds. Guests enjoy comfortable room amenities and a conveniently located casino with easy access to the pools and shopping promenade.
Circus Circus Manor: The Manor Motor Lodge is adjacent to Circus Circus reviews and is comprised of five three-story detached buildings, located a half-block from the hotel lobby and casino. Each of the five buildings offer convenient self-parking. The 351 sq. ft. rooms are decorated in desert-sunset tones and feature updated furnishings, flat screen TVs and Wi-Fi internet access. Guests may choose either a King or Double Queen beds.
KOA Circusland RV Park: The park features 399 spaces located on more than 23 acres. KOA also provides a convenience store, arcade, coin-operated laundry, pool, hot tub, saunas, playground, pet runs, disposal stations and a large entertainment room.
Circus Circus Attractions
The Adventuredome at Circus Circus is America’s largest indoor theme park and the only theme park in Las Vegas. Open year round, The Adventuredome maintains a constant temperature of 72 degrees, perfect for non-stop family fun.
The park features exciting rides such as the world’s only indoor double-loop, double-corkscrew roller coaster, The Canyon Blaster, and The Sling Shot, a thrill ride that shoots riders up and down a 100-foot tower at +4.0 Gs on the way up and -1.0 G on the way down. Other top attractions include Disk ‘O, a gravity-defying ride that positions riders on an outward-facing, motorcycle-like pedestal seat; Chaos, a thrill ride that whirls riders in three ranges of motion providing a totally unpredictable experience every time; Rim Runner, a boat ride boasting a 60-foot water plunge; and a special 4-D theater showcasing SpongeBob SquarePants and Dora the Explorer as well as 4-D rides, Xtreme Log Ride and Dino Island II, each delivering an entertaining, fast-paced adventure. The Adventuredome also has many attractions suitable for younger children including a traditional carousel, bumper cars, clown shows and arcade games.
Since 1968, many of the world’s greatest circus acts have plied their craft under the famed Circus Circus Big Top. World-class performers from around the globe take center stage at this, the world’s largest permanent circus featuring complimentary shows daily. Visitors are treated to dazzling aerialists, trapeze artists, clown comedy shows and more.
Surrounding the Big Top stage, a huge Midway provides players of all ages the chance to play more than 200 of today’s most popular and yesterday’s classic carnival games, offering an opportunity to win large stuffed animals, electronics and other fun toys.
The Chuck Jones Experience, which opened on January 19, 2012, is a nearly 10,000-square-foot engaging exhibit that celebrates the legacy and creativity of animation pioneer Chuck Jones. The director-producer and four-time Academy Award-recipient created “Looney Tunes” and “Merrie Melodies” shorts, “Tom & Jerry” cartoons and the TV version of Dr. Seuss’ “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” along with many other well-known classics. Featuring the largest collection of original never-before-seen Chuck Jones animation and fine art, the venue offers interactive learning experiences, screenings of classic Chuck Jones films, special lectures and a unique workshop where guests can create their own animations.
Dining at Circus Circus
Rock & Rita’s – The world’s top flair bartenders and spectacular-sized portions of all-American signature dishes such as hot dog sliders, over-the-top Ulcerator Burger, meatloaf sandwich and Mac’s Mac & Cheese take center stage at this sprawling, 14,000-square-foot party spot offering entertainment nightly.
THE Steak House at Circus Circus – The restaurant has been voted “Best Steak House” by the Las Vegas Review-Journal Readers’ Poll a record 20 times. THE Steak House at Circus Circus is legendary for serving only the best quality midwestern beef, dry-aged to perfection in a glass-enclosed aging room showcased in the seating area of the dining room. Prime cuts are prepared over an exhibition-style, open-hearth mesquite charcoal broiler. Reservations recommended.
The Garden Grill – Located on the second floor across from The Adventuredome, The Garden Grill offers an extensive menu of American favorites from mouth-watering burgers, barbeque, salads and sandwiches to tasty Mexican specialties.
Circus Buffet – One of the largest buffets in Las Vegas, the Circus Buffet serves everyone’s favorites for breakfast, lunch and dinner including a salad bar, carving station, all-you-can-eat fried shrimp and desserts.
Pizzeria – Freshly baked pizza with a choice of tempting toppings as well as mouth-watering calzones, sandwiches and salads are sure to please any appetite.
West Side Deli – A delectable array of deli sandwiches, hot dogs and desserts make this the perfect place for a quick bite on the go.
Barista Bagels and More – Hot coffee and freshly baked bagels and pastries are available to start the morning off while a variety of fresh salads and sandwiches are on the menu for lunch.
Gaming at Circus Circus
Circus Circus has more than 101,000 square feet of gaming located in four casinos. Guests can try their luck on slot machines, keno and a variety of gaming tables, including poker. As an added feature, Circus Circus provides complimentary gaming lessons for those guests who would like to learn how to play table games.
Circus Players Club has the best in gaming rewards! As a Circus Players Club member, your slot and table play earns you exciting rewards, including free slot play, special invitations to parties, concerts and tournaments, comp dollars to use at our dining outlets, complimentary and discounted room nights and more. Your casino action and Circus Players Club Card put you on your way to earning members-only benefits.
Located on the main level of the Casino Tower is the newly remodeled Race & Sports Book, a super-charged hangout for sports fans. With a new décor and theme to match its new neighbor Rock & Rita’s, the Race & Sports Book and adjacent Sports Bar now offer guests a modern lounge environment complete with giant flat screen televisions to view and wager on their favorite sporting events.
Shopping on The Promenade
From hidden treasures to souvenirs the numerous boutique stores of Circus Circus offer it all. Set among cobblestones in a European motif, shopping on The Promenade offers a full complement of retail stores and fun places to shop that includes Trading Post, with a wide variety of candy and sweets; Under $10, featuring gifts and keepsakes at reasonable prices, and Viva Vegas, offering logo items and souvenirs to commemorate your stay.
Circus Circus houses the first and longest-running hotel-casino wedding chapel in Las Vegas. The Chapel of the Fountain offers a romantic renaissance setting with an English Garden décor. The chapel features an in-house photographer, videographer and florist to ensure a picture-perfect ceremony while receptions may be coordinated through the catering department. Couples also have the option to stream their wedding live via the Circus Circus Web site for guests who are unable to attend in person.
Meeting Rooms and Banquet Facilities
Circus Circus offers 21,400 square feet of banquet and meeting facilities. Banquets of up to 500 people can be accommodated. The Adventuredome, a 5-acre indoor theme park, is available for private groups of up to 4,000 people and also offers a covered outdoor deck for groups of up to 500.
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