Palace Station Las Vegas Review

Palace Station is a Station Casinos property. It opened on July 1, 1976. It is a locals casino that has also generated a decent following among tourists that like its games over ones offered across the highway on the Las Vegas Strip. It is an inexpensive alternative to staying in the resort corridor.

The hotel is massive for one away from the Las Vegas Strip. It offers 1,028 rooms to guests. Its casino floor is 86,000 square feet.

Casino at Palace Station

The casino floor at Palace Station is huge for a locals joint. It spreads everything that a Las Vegas Strip casino offers and more. Palace Station spreads a large sports book, an eight table poker room, over 1,000 slots and dozens of table games. It even has an old school live keno lounge.

Palace Station spreads some of the best video poker machines in Las Vegas. There are more than 20 machines that pay more than 100% back when playing perfect strategy and five coins. There are also many unique older titles that can be found in few casinos in the city.

Palace Station uses the Station Casinos Boarding Pass program. This does not offer and special point multipliers or really anything else special beyond special parking privileges for higher tiers. Active players receive free slot play and food vouchers. This is based on the amount of play, not the Boarding Pass tier.

There are 40 table games at Palace Station. Almost half of these games are in the table games pit. There are 15 baccarat and 3 Pai Gow Poker tables. The baccarat tables offer several side bets, including the Panda 8 and Dragon 7. Some games are EZ Baccarat meaning that the dealer pushes on a three-card 7. The Pai Gow tables network with the Station Casinos citywide jackpot that pays on a seven card straight flush. The joker may be used in the jackpot hand.

There are three $5-$2,000 craps tables with 10 times odds. There are three double zero roulette tables with a $5 minimum bet.

All of the remaining tables are blackjack. There is one 6-5 single deck blackjack game. There are four $5-$1,000 six-deck shoe games where players may double on any two cards, double after splitting, resplit aces and surrender.

The remaining games are $5-$1,000 double deck blackjack tables. Players may double down on any two cards, double down after splitting and resplit aces in this game. All blackjack games at Palace Station hit a soft 17.

Hotel at Palace Station

The 1,028-room Palace Station hotel is rather plain. The rooms are acceptable in quality and lean more on the modern side compared to most locals casinos. Rates start at $22 per night during the week and $55 on weeknights for a king or two double bed rooms. Two queens run $39 during the week and $80 on weekends.

There is a 450 square foot petite suite with one king. Rates start at $90 during the week and $120 on weekends. Luxury Tower king suites are available, however, these are only offered to invited guests. The resort fee is $15 per night.

Dining at Palace Station

There are nine restaurants at Palace Station. There is a Johnny Rockets, Subway and pizza by the slice in the food court. Asian cuisine is available in the food express. It may also be delivered directly to the table games.

Charcoal Room – The Charcoal Room is a Station Casinos chain of steakhouses. It is middle tier and offers a wide variety of steak and seafood options. Pricing is moderate compared to major resorts. The Charcoal Room is open at 5pm daily.

Oyster Bar – A small Oyster bar is available with typical shellfish options. It is open 24 hours a day. Expect a wait during most hours as this is a popular dining option at Palace Station.

Cabo – Cabo is a casual Mexican dining option. It also spreads a full bar with gaming.

Grand Café – Grand Café is open 24 hours a day. Diners will find breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night options. There is a special graveyard breakfast menu from midnight to 6am.

Feast Buffet – The buffet is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Breakfast is $5.99, lunch $6.99 and dinner $7.99. Brunch is available on Sundays for $9.99. A Boarding Pass card is required for these prices. Those that have not registered for the Station Casinos players card will pay $2 more per person.

Bars at Hard Rock Las Vegas

Jack’s Irish Pub is a new addition to the Palace Station drinking options. It serves a variety of draft and bottled beer, as well as a full bar. There is also a casino bar and another by the sports book.

Palace Station Location

Palace Station is located on Sahara Avenue just west of I-15. It is about one mile west of SLS Las Vegas and the Stratosphere.

Features at Palace Station

The show venue at Palace Station is closed. There are lounge acts on weekends at Jack’s Irish Pub and after 10pm at the Charcoal Room.

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