Every night's a party! The Sahara Hotel and Casino is a landmark Las Vegas property that opened in 1952 on the Las Vegas Boulevard. Over the years, the Sahara Hotel and Casino earned fame in Las Vegas with its tradition of great casino excitement and unsurpassed Las Vegas entertainment. Stars like Johnny Carson, Tina Turner, the Beatles, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis have all performed live at the famous Sahara Hotel and Casino. The towers of the Sahara were even prominent in the classic Vegas movie "Ocean's Eleven".
The Sahara is like a Moroccan palace at the end of the Strip, but this is a palace where comfort and affordability meet. The Moroccan theme is evident throughout the resort with bar names such as "Abracadabra" and "The Thirsty Camel".
Legendary celebrities used to gather at the Sahara, a tradition that continues today. Sahara offers plenty free Vegas activities including complimentary rides, recent gatherings have included NASCAR giants Kyle and Richard Petty. Perhaps they had a meal at the Sahara's NASCAR cafe or visited the Las Vegas Cyber Speedway ? Regardless, celebrity sightings are not the only hot things at The Sahara.
Casino action also turns up the heat 24 hours a day. Special to the Sahara's casino is a '60s party pit. Games offered throughout the casino include craps, blackjack, Texas Hold-Em and war. There is also a race and sports book with 24-hour kiosks.
Whether you came to Vegas for atmosphere or strictly for gambling, you'll find it here.