Situated in the heart of downtown Las Vegas, the Fremont Street Experience is one of the famous destinations and tourist attraction. With non-stop live entertainment venues and pedestrian mall, it is spread over the five blocks along the Fremont Street and covers large sections of adjoining areas. The prime attraction is the 1,375 feet long and 90 feet tall barrel vault canopy and every event that starts, the lights are off beneath that canopy.
For those looking for a comfortable stay while exploring Downtown Las Vegas, boutique hotel, Downtowner is one of the names to reckon with. It is one of the classics, vintage hotels that is known for personalized attention and quality customer care.
The popularity of Fremont Street goes back to 1906 when the first hotel came up here. It was originally named Hotel Nevada but is currently the Golden Gate Hotel and Casino. In 1925, one of the first streets to be paved was Fremont Street and the first high rise in the city was the Fremont Hotel that was established in 1956.
Prior to The Strip being developed, the iconic scene in Las Vegas was the Fremont Street when it is about TV shows and cinema. Some of the iconic casinos and historical landmarks that they have become, in the area include:
Covering over 6-blocks from 8th Street on the Las Vegas Boulevard to Carson Avenue, Fremont Street Experience is a unique aspect of downtown Las Vegas. You may be interested in knowing more about the action and entertainment that you can explore when you visit. Here are some key attractions that you should not miss:
Neon Museum: For retro lovers, Neon Museum has a huge collection of vintage neon signs that pertain to old casinos and others that are a part of the Las Vegas history.
Slotzilla Zip Line: The largest slot machine in the world, a 12-story building is the launching tower and has two zip lines that run through the Viva Vision light canopy.
Golden Nugget Aquarium: Want to watch sharks? The 200,000-gallon shark aquarium allows visitors to observe the sharks and the hotel’s marine biologist hosts guided tours.
Mall for pedestrians: In 1994, the Fremont Street became a pedestrian only street so no cars were allowed. It became an instant attraction with tourists as there is free night entertainment and shopping destinations.
Viva Vision Canopy: It is the world’s largest screen and emits bright lightshows for the 24/7 entertainment shows that happen here. It covers the whole of the Fremont Street Experience promenade.
Although there are plenty of hotels to stay in, enjoying personalized service at a boutique hotel is one of the aspects of Fremont Street in Las Vegas. One of the popular and affordable hotels is the Downtowner. It was renovated in the recent past and showcases an array of tastefully done décor and still maintains the retro- look.
With beautiful Fairway rooms, with upgraded and remodeled bathrooms, you get the old feel charm yet the modern amenities ensure your comfort. And you get to enjoy the Fremont Street Experience while being within a short distance to The Strip.
For more information about our hotel or to make a booking for your stay, call us today at (702) 553-2553.