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Desert Rose Resort

Full Access to Las Vegas Vacation Experiences…. And The Place to Retreat from It All

Family-Friendly Activities | Transportation | On the Strip | Off the Strip | Grocery Stores

Desert Rose Resort gives you great access to the full range of Las Vegas experiences and attractions-and a great retreat after you’ve had your fill.

Head to the slots and tables of nearby casinos, the sumptuous buffets, restaurants, and shopping in Las Vegas. Take the plunge on the New York-New York rollercoaster or the other kind of plunge at one of the many wedding chapels. Take in a concert or belt out show tunes singing karaoke.

A sampling of some of your choices includes:

Family-Friendly Activities Nearby

University of Las Vegas - Just two miles east of the resort, The University of Nevada, Las Vegas is located on a 332 acre campus with 28,000 students and 3,300 faculty and staff. Founded in 1957, the university offers more than 220 undergraduate, master's and doctoral degree programs.

The Manhattan Express at New York-New York - Twisting and twirling rollercoaster that plunges 144 feet and loops to provide the thrills of negative g's. (Five minute walk from the resort.)

Tournament of the Kings Dinner Show at The Excalibur - A medieval meal you eat with your hands while watching jousting knights, dancing maidens and invading armies. (Five minute walk from the resort.)

Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay - An engaging exhibit that puts visitors face-to-face with sharks and other water creatures. (Five minute walk from the resort to monorail.)

Go Geocaching! Take on an affordable adventure and go geocaching! Experience the various trails in surrounding desert area in Nevada and discover a treasure or two along the way. Many geocaching adventures await. 



Take a ride to wherever you want to go throughout the Vegas Strip with the Las Vegas Monorail.

To reach the closest Monorail Station at MGM Grand:  Exit the hotel and walk north on Duke Ellington Way. Turn left and walk west on Tropicana Ave. towards Las Vegas Blvd. Enter MGM Grand and follow the signs inside the property to the Monorail Station entrance. Walking distance is approximately 3/4 mile.

Purchase your monorail tickets in advance and get exclusive discounts. 


On the Strip Nearby

The Bar at Times Square at New York-New York - A fun sing-along bar with dueling performers. (Five minute walk from the resort.)

Lance Burton Magic Show at The Monte Carlo - Engaging show presented by Lance Burton, world champion magician. (An easy walk from the resort.

Studio 54 at MGM Grand - One of the hottest nightclubs in Las Vegas, opening at 10:00 p.m. Dress Code enforced. (Across Tropicana, an easy walk from the resort.)

Ka or Zumanity at the MGM Grand and New York-New York - Artistic and edgy Cirque du Soleil productions. (An easy walk from the resort.) 


Off the Strip

Arizona River Runners - Go Grand Canyon River Rafting! Multi-day guided rafting tours through the Grand Canyon give both guides and customers a chance to experience the true spirit of the Canyon, gain a new perspective on life, and connect with many other like-minded people who appreciate this unique outdoor environment.

Championship Golf Courses - Golf nearby Bali Hai course, a stunning 18-hole course designed by Bill Walters, less than a five-minute taxi ride away. Or golf the TPC at the Canyons, Rio Secco, the Badlands, Bear’s Best, Sienna, Paiute, Anthem, Angel Park, Black Mountain … Ask the Desert Rose Resort concierge about special golf packages and privileges.

Hoover Dam and Lake Mead - Take the dam tour and/or a dinner cruise on Lake Mead. Rent a boat or raft Black Canyon, a calm and scenic stretch of the water below the dam.

Pink Jeep Tours - Tour Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, only a half hour from the Las Vegas Strip, for an engaging tour of red rock geology and desert tortoise habitats.

Desert Rose Resort’s on-site concierge is happy to assist you in finding the perfect activities for your perfect visit. 


Grocery Stores

CVS Pharmacy
3758 Las Vegas Blvd S,
Las Vegas, NV 89119
.6 miles NW of Resort
(702) 262-9028

Walgreens Pharmacies
3765 Las Vegas Blvd S.
Las Vegas, NV 89119
.6 miles NW of Resort
(702) 739-9645

3743 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89119
.6 miles NW of Resort
(702) 597-2606


Green Valley Grocery
3680 West Tropicana Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89119
1.2 miles W of Resort
(702) 895-7770

Vons Market
1131 East Tropicana Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89119
1.8 miles E of Resort
(702) 798-8697

Whole Foods Market:
6689 Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89119
2.5 miles S of Resort
(702) 589-7711

Vons Grocery (Safeway) - 24 hour
1155 E Twain Ave
Las Vegas, Nevada 89119
3.1 miles NE of Resort
(702) 696-0906



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Please note: The Las Vegas Occupancy Tax rate has been increased by the State of Nevada to 12% as of July 1, 2009. All reservations confirmed prior to the new tax rate having been passed and staying on/after July 1, 2009 will be amended to the new tax rate upon arrival.