Planet Hollywood

1309 Ratings

Description
  • Best for kids because: Exciting atmosphere
  • Parent's night out options: Crazy Girls Burlesque, dinner at Strip House
  • Family things to do: Swimming, shopping, magic shows
  • What we like: Newly renovated rooms, near a Monorail station
  • What we don't like: Pool is public

Movie magic in Sin City! The vibe is glitz and glamour befitting the silver screen. Planet Hollywood’s mid-range price is a good value for the money, a little less frilly without sacrificing the fun.

Location Location Location

Planet Hollywood is at the center of the Las Vegas Strip, south of the Las Vegas Convention Center. It’s just north of ARIA and MGM Grand.

What's IN and NOT IN the Room

Rooms start at 450 square feet with one king bed. Every room in the hotel is newly renovated, with modern décor. Check-in time is 4:00 PM; check-out time is 11:00 AM. Early check-in is available for an additional fee.

IN

  • Writing desk
  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Internet
  • Refrigerator
  • Hair dryer
  • Alarm clock with iPod adapter
  • 42-inch TV
  • Pillow top mattress

NOT IN

  • Microwave
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Makeup mirror

Rooms start at 390 square feet with one king bed. As the hotel name suggests, the decor leans toward classic European flair with a brown and white base and bold burgundy accents. Effortlessly chic and comfortable!

Check-in time is 4:00 PM; check-out time is 11:00 AM.

Things to do at Planet Hollywood

Swimming & The Flowrider at The Scene Deck

Planet Hollywood’s gorgeous pool complex is ideal for some rockin’ family fun! Rent a daybed or a cabana and enjoy the party. Open to locals, The Scene is more of a party atmosphere than some other pools on the Strip, but there’s plenty for kids to enjoy.

The Flowrider is the Strip’s only wave-in-a-box! Whether you’re a great surfer or have never rode a wave in your life, the Flowrider is a safe and fun way to hang ten. Even if you wipe out, no problem! It’s designed to handle the impact and absorb it. Riders must be 42” tall to Boogie Board, and 48” to Surf The Strip.

The Scene Deck is open daily from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Criss Angel MINDFREAK

Great for families with teenagers! Legendary illusionist Criss Angel creates an all-immersive experience that’s transformative, remarkable, and totally unforgettable. The ultimate master classes in technological innovation, video production, sound design, and more take Angel’s already iconic illusions to an even greater level. The show is listed as appropriate for ages 13 and up.

Shows are held nightly from Wednesday to Sunday.

Shopping at Miracle Mile

The Miracle Mile Shops are a 1.2-mile, 170-shop retail paradise! There’s a big variety to peruse, including MAC Cosmetics, Urban Outfitters, and more! Even if your family isn’t big on shopping, it’s a great spot to escape the heat and enjoy the tasty treats on offer. Take in some classic mall snacks like Auntie Anne’s Pretzels and Sbarro, or sit down for a relaxed meal at Pampas Churrascaria Brazilian Grille!

The Miracle Mile Shops are open 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM Sunday-Thursday and 10:00 AM to 12:00 AM Friday and Saturday.

Things to do near Planet Hollywood

Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck at Paris

Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck at Paris

Take in stunning 360-degree views of Las Vegas’ attractions from this half-scale replica of the legendary Parisian landmark. Knowledgeable ambassadors are on hand to tell you everything you’re seeing. Nightly light shows take place on the hour and at the :30.

The Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck is open daily from 10:00 AM to 1:00 AM.

Big Apple Arcade at New York New York

Does your family have game? Put it to the test! The Big Apple Arcade promises fun for all ages with gaming classics like Skee-Ball and air hockey. Come and spend the day and escape the heat!

The Big Apple Arcade is open 10:00 AM to 11:30 PM Monday to Thursday, 9:30 AM to 12:30 AM Friday and Saturday, and 9:00 AM to 11:30 PM on Sunday.

Flamingo Wildlife Habitat

This legendary Las Vegas attraction houses a flock of Chilean flamingos living peacefully with ducks, rescued pelicans, turtles, lovely koi fish, and more. Best of all, it's free to visit! Kids will enjoy watching the twice-daily feedings. The Wildlife Habitat is a great place to learn while enjoying a slice of nature's bounty.

The Flamingo Wildlife Habitat is open daily from dawn to dusk. Feedings take place at 8:30 AM and 2:00 PM.

Child-Friendly Restaurants

Spice Market Buffet

Get ready for flavor: there’s nothing bland on offer here! Spice Market Buffet features a huge variety of global cuisine options, like Mexican, Asian, Italian, American, and a large array of Middle Eastern favorites along with a big dessert bar! Even the fussiest young eaters will find more than enough to go back for seconds. Prime rib is available every Saturday night. Very vegetarian-friendly. Takeout is now available!

Spice Market Buffet is open daily from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM.

Earl Of Sandwich

Want a fast-casual meal that’s healthier than a burger and fries? The Earl Of Sandwich satisfies your cravings for warm deliciousness with tasty offerings like The Earl’s Club, chipotle chicken avocado, the Holiday Turkey (served on warm cornbread with cranberry sauce and stuffing) and more! Fresh salads and wraps are also available.

Earl Of Sandwich is open 24 hours daily.

Café Hollywood

Dine up close and personal with some of the most iconic Hollywood moments of the past 25 years! This is a fun and casual atmosphere for all ages, serving fresh-cooked favorites like Kobe beef sliders, avocado toast, chicken tenders, and so much more. Breakfast is served until noon. Kids (and adults!) will love The Counter, which serves up a decadent array of sweets from hand-dipped malts and exotic milkshakes to gelato, donuts, and more.

Café Hollywood is open 24 hours daily.

Other offerings at Planet Hollywood include PF Chang’s, Gordon Ramsay Burger, Koi, Strip House Steak, Pin-Up Pizza, and Starbucks.

Childcare at Planet Hollywood

Planet Hollywood does not offer on-sight childcare.

Caesars Rewards Program

Guests can sign up free of charge for the Caesars Total Rewards Program upon their arrival. Earned and unexpired points can be used toward in-hotel purchases like meals and shows.

Planet Hollywood Resort Fee

Planet Hollywood charges a daily $41.95 resort fee, which covers Internet access, phone calls, and fitness center access.

Summing Up: Is Planet Hollywood Child-Friendly?

With its recent upgrades, midrange prices, and good location, Planet Hollywood has plenty to offer families. Aspects like the public pool do bring in more of an up-tempo party atmosphere which may not be ideal for laid-back personalities. Be aware of overstimulation potential in younger kids: there’s a lot happening at Planet Hollywood.

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