Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino

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Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino Review

Planet Hollywood Las Vegas is a Caesars Entertainment property located in the center of the new Vegas Strip. It was once called Aladdin, Tally Ho and King’s Crown prior to being acquired by Caesars in 2007. The energy inside Planet Hollywood is like no other Las Vegas casino, making it one of the most popular in the area.

Casino at Planet Hollywood

The casino floor at Planet Hollywood is 100,000 square feet. Within the gaming area there is a poker room, sports book, slots area and dozens of table games. There is a separate high limit salon for players looking to bet $100 or more a hand on blackjack and baccarat or play slots in denominations of $5 and up.

Blackjack at Planet Hollywood

The blackjack at Planet Hollywood ranges from poor to great in respect to the rules offered. Players will need to shop for the best tables, primarily those which pay out 3-2. The party pit spreads nothing but 6-5 games, but there are plenty of decent tables towards the rear of the casino floor.

The front pits offer seven 6-5 Single Deck Blackjack tables that allow double down on any two cards. There are three six-deck shoe games that also pay 6-5, allow double down on any two cards and after splitting. Surrender is permitted at all tables. The dealer hits a soft 17 at these tables which should be avoided if possible. The minimum bet for both games is $15.

If you walk past these tables you will find five $25-$5,000 Double Deck Blackjack games. Players may double on any two cards but not after splitting here. There are 11 $15-$5,000 six-deck blackjack tables that offer double down on any two cards and after splitting. Players may also surrender. The dealer hits soft 17 in these games, too.

The high limit blackjack pit has a $100 minimum bet with a $10,000 max. It offers the same rules as the 3-2 shoe game on the main floor except that the dealer stays on all 17’s.

The main casino’s baccarat tables have a $25-$5,000 bet range. High limit is $100-$15,000. Craps starts at $10 and offers the standard 3-4-5 times odds.

Other Planet Hollywood Casino Games

Pai Gow Poker: $15-$5,000 (5)
Double Zero Roulette: $5-$200 (9)
Casino War: $5-$200 (1)
Three Card Poker: $5-$500 (8)
High Card Flush: $5-$200 (1)
Ultimate Texas Hold’em: $5-$200 (2)
Crazy 4 Poker: $5-$500 (2)
Mississippi Stud: $5-$100
Let it Ride: $5-$500 (2)
Big Wheel: $1-$200 (2)

In addition to the many slots and video poker machines, there is a Shoot to Win Craps virtual table. The bet range is $3-$500 and it offers double odds.

Planet Hollywood offers a 14-table poker room. The main game is 1/2 No Limit Texas Hold’em. There are no poker tournaments at Planet Hollywood outside of its Phamous Poker Series. There is also a large sports book.

Hotel at Planet Hollywood

There are 2,600 rooms at Planet Hollywood Las Vegas. These range from a Hollywood King up to multi-room suites. There is a $22 per night resort fee. This includes wireless internet on one device and access to the business center. Players with a Total Rewards tier of Platinum or higher will have this fee waived.

King Hollywood Hip Room – This 450 square foot room offers a separate tub and shower. Rates start at $76 weeknights and $148 weekends. A Strip view is an additional $25 per night.

Queen Hollywood Hip Room – These rooms are identical to the king room except that there are two queens. Rates start at $91 weeknights and $163 on weekends.

Mountain Luxury Mountain View – These rooms are 550 square feet and offer a beautiful mountain view. These start at $106 on weeknights and $178 on weekends.

Premium Fountain View – These rooms are also 550 square feet. They overlook the famous fountains at Bellagio across Las Vegas Boulevard. Rates start at $126 weeknights and $198 on weekends.

Resort Room – These rooms come in at 560 square feet and offer a workstation for those on business travel. Rates start at $126 during the week and $198 on weekends.

PetStay Resort Room – These rooms are identical to the Resort Room except that pets under 50 pounds are permitted. The premium for pets is about $90 per nights.

PH Resort Vista – These vista rooms are pet friendly and start at $226 during the week and $298 on weekends.

Apex Suite – This suite is over 2,000 square feet. It starts at $940 during the week and $1,000 on weekends.

Panorama Suite – Just as it sounds, this suite has a panoramic view from atop the Planet Hollywood hotel tower. Weeknights start at $655, while weekends start at $740.

Panorama Two Bedroom Suite – Expecting guests? Want privacy? This two bedroom suite is 1,255 square feet with separate living quarters and private baths for each room. Rates start at $900 per night.

Bay Suite – This 4,080 square foot suite is perfect for the New Year’s Eve party. These suites are located on the 51st floor. Rates start at $1,500 weeknights and $2,000 on weekends. Expect the charges to be substantially higher during peak season.

Dining, Bars & Lounges at Planet Hollywood

Planet Hollywood offers dining options from casual to upscale. The Spice Buffet is among the most popular. Gordon Ramsey’s BURGR is located just inside the Strip entrance. Strip House is Planet Hollywood’s upscale steakhouse. KOA offers Japanese food with a California accent. Casual dining options include Earl of Sandwich, Planet Dailies, and Yolos.

Bars at Planet Hollywood

Aside from dining, there are several bars and lounges here. Planet Hollywood offers two bars and lounges beyond the traditional casino video poker bars. Heart Bar is a lounge located in the center of the casino floor. KOI Lounge is an elegant lounge located next to the restaurant by the same name. Casino bars include the Extra Lounge and Playing Field Lounge.

Planet Hollywood Location & Features

Planet Hollywood is located in the center of the Las Vegas Strip across the street from Bellagio and just south of Paris Las Vegas. There is no monorail stop for Planet Hollywood but neighboring Paris Las Vegas has one connected through its corridor with Bally’s, making it easy to get here from a variety of other locations in the city.

One of the most popular features of Planet Hollywood is Britney Spears who is the headliner at Planet Hollywood. Her “A Piece of Me” show is one of the biggest acts in Las Vegas. Aside from music, Juan Gabriel and Jeff Dunham are other major acts that call Planet Hollywood home.

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  1. My trip to Planet Hollywood


    I usually stay at Planet Hollywood when I visit Las Vegas (probably once a year). It is always good overall, from the hotel room to the casino. I also like the location, which makes it easy to get around to other casinos on the strip.

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