Find Golden Gate Hotel Casino in historic Downtown Las Vegas, right in the Fremont Street Experience. The iconic Golden Gate is the oldest hotel in Las Vegas. It was originally called the Nevada Hotel when it opened in 1906. One of the smaller stays in Vegas, the Golden Gate hosts 106 rooms and 16 suites. Golden Gate is a symbol of vintage Vegas. Pull into the valet lot and porte cochere from Fremont Street.
The entrance at the Golden Gate Hotel Casino features tile artwork. The lobby and registration desk greet guests with vintage charm. A photo of the original Nevada Hotel is displayed along with historic artifacts for guests to explore.
A hotel room key (circa 1030s) is displayed at the Golden Gate Hotel Casino. At the time, the hotel was named Sal Sagev — Las Vegas spelled backwards. A 1907 Hellogg telephone on display is similar to Las Vegas’ first phone that was installed in the hotel in 1907.
The phone number was 1. Hotel ledgers are among the displays. Find antique slot machines at the Golden Gate Casino. An antique slot machine shows a complimentary cocktails sign. More vintage slots are displayed.
Dancing dealers man the casino tables at night. One of the two master bedrooms in a penthouse features a king size bed and a flat screen TV. The penthouse master bedroom includes a work space with natural lighting. A penthouse bathroom offers a wood-paneled double vanity. A penthouse bathroom offers toiletries from L’Occitane.
The penthouse walk-in shower features a large overhead showerhead, marble tile and a hand shower faucet. The shower is stocked with shampoo, conditioner and shower gel. The second master bedroom in a penthouse has a king size bed, nightstands and reading lights. The second master bathroom in a penthouse also includes a double vanity. A penthouse living room boasts three flat screen TVs and ample seating.
The dining area in a penthouse offers seating for six. The penthouse living room boasts a mirrored ceiling. The penthouse includes a bar area with seating for three. A view of a penthouse living room and its mirrored ceiling.
An outdoor patio in a penthouse offers additional seating and a TV with the breeze and a view. The penthouse patio also features a fireplace. The penthouse includes a quaint guest bathroom. A Keurig coffee maker slides out from under a bar in the penthouse.
A view of a penthouse living room is reflected in a wall mirror. A custom door hanger is shown in the penthouse. A suite features an open layout with ample seating in a living area and a bed. The suite includes a wide, flat screen TV, work space, and closet and drawers in one wall unit. The bar and bathroom are also in an open space area with towels on one side and a coffee station on another. Frank Sinatra is pictured in a suite.
Of the hotel’s 16 new suites (added in 2012), 14 pay homage to The Rat Pack. A suite bathroom boasts an oversized shower head. A suite bathroom offers L’Occitane toiletries. A hallway is shown in the original part of the Golden Gate Hotel Casino. An original room features a twin size bed.
An original room hosts a TV and lounge chair. An original room offers two large windows. The bathroom in an original room offers toiletries and a green initiative. Dine at Du-par’s Restaurant and Bakery, open 24 hours. Du-par’s has earned awards for its pies and pancakes. Fresh pies are displayed in Du-par’s.
Pancakes are a favorite at Du-par’s Restaurant and Bakery. A shrimp cocktail is a must-try at Du-par’s. Originally 50 cents when it debuted in 1959, the trademark shrimp cocktail now costs $3.99. A mock newspaper celebrates the end of prohibition at Bar Prohibition!. A plaque notes celebrity patrons at Bar Prohibition!. A menu details the bar’s signature cocktails.
Bartender Luis Andrades mixes a Flaming Sidecar at Bar Prohibition! Golden Gate has a walk-up bar on Fremont Street. Flair bartenders Rodrigo Cao (left) and Ivan Grant put on a show.
Flair bartenders Rodrigo Cao, (bottom) and Ivan Grant demonstrate their skills. Dancers perform on Golden Gate’s OneBar. Dancer Martisol Cisneros relaxes on the OneBar.