The California Hotel and Casino (a.k.a. The Cal), located in the historic part of Downtown Las Vegas, opened in 1975 at $10 million. Boyd Gaming is the original owner of The Cal. Because Boyd focused on the Hawaiian market, he is credited with building a large Hawaiian community in Las Vegas.
This 3.5-star smoke-free property is a full-service hotel. It is a five-minute walk from the Fremont Street Experience, has 781 affordable guest rooms with modern amenities, and boasts the "hospitality of the Hawaiian Islands."
The California Hotel has several sister properties– Main Street Station Casino Brewery Hotel and Fremont Hotel & Casino located Downtown, and Aliante Casino + Hotel + Spa, The Orleans Hotel & Casino, Gold Coast Hotel & Casino, Suncoast Hotel & Casino, Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall, Eastside Cannery Casino & Hotel, and Cannery Casino & Hotel.
No matter what brings you to Las Vegas, you can expect comfortable rooms, a welcoming environment, and stellar customer service if you stay at the California Hotel.
Fun Fact: The California Hotel is one of the only casinos in Vegas that allows real coins in their slot machines.
California Hotel & Casino Amenities
California Hotel Las Vegas Amenities – a race and sportsbook, a casino, multiple restaurants and bars, no resort fee, meeting and corporate convention facilities, Concierge, free Wi-Fi, dry cleaning/laundry services, a fitness center, parking, 24-hour front desk, airport shuttle, accessibility, an arcade/game room, seasonal rooftop pool, parking, room service, and Triple AAA, military, and senior discounts.
The Cal Rooms Amenities – Each room/suite has its own unique amenities. Rooms are equipped with a/c, mini-refrigerators, flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and Wi-Fi. Suites have dining tables, wet bars, and separate living areas.
Hotel Room Types
Rooms and Suites: Deluxe Kings, Deluxe Two Queens, Premium King, Premium Two Queens, and Parlor Suites.
The California Casino – 85,000 square feet of gaming space with 28 tables games, more than 1,100 slots, and Progressive Jackpots.
Race & Sportsbook – the state-of-the-art sports book and lounge is located on the casino floor and equipped with eighteen 65" TVs and two 90" TVs. You can find all the latest betting lines and future offs.
Fitness Center – a newly renovated state-of-the-art fitness center for guests 18 and older equipped with exercise bikes, yoga mats, a functional trainer, treadmills, ellipticals, and more.
Golf – schedule golf tee times with Exploring Las Vegas
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this 20' x 40' outdoor rooftop pool is for registered hotel guests, and an adult must accompany children 14 and under. Comfortable chairs, chaise lounges, and towel service are provided. Make sure you check out Stadium Swim the coolest pool and sports viewing pool party in sin city at the Circa Hotel open 7 days a week and 365 days a year!
Las Vegas Pool Parties
Stadium Swim Pricing
Vegas Nightclubs – the California does not have a nightclub but check out Troy Liquor Bar at the Golden Nugget. Some other fun party spots 🎉 within walking distance include Discopussy, and Commonwealth. For a cool rooftop bar check out the Legacy Club at the Circa. The venue has some breathe-taking view and a upscale speak easy ambience.
Las Vegas Nightclubs
Restaurants & Bars
Aloha Specialties Restaurant – a casual eatery serving specialties like noodles like Chicken Tou Saimin, rice bowls, stews, teriyaki plates, curry dishes, and more.
Cal Sports Lounge – located near the race and sportsbook, the sports lounge is the perfect place to grab a drink or catch a game.
Holo Holo – The Happy Bar! – serving Hawaiian-themed cocktails.
Lappert's Ice Cream Shop – featuring a variety of creamy ice cream flavors, breakfast pastries, coffees, and specialty drinks.
Market Street Café – open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Redwood Steakhouse – a fine dining experience that offers steaks, chops, fresh seafood, side dishes, and desserts with a full-service bar.
located on the Mezzanine Level, the Cal's Bridge Avenue Retail offers a variety of shopping options.
Shows & Attractions – the year-round Fremont Street Experience is like a constant show, located in the heart of Downtown Las Vegas, is a must-see attraction with free concerts, street performers, and the world-famous Viva Vision, the largest LED screen on the planet with incredible lights, sound, and visuals.
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Spa – The Cal does not offer a spa but check out the one at the Golden Nugget.
Weddings – the Cal's catering staff can help you celebrate your big day, your rehearsal dinner, your reception, or all three. Choose from a plated meal or a buffet, and the beautiful ballroom can be transformed for your dream wedding.