Location – Staying at the Aria takes you off of the strip, but puts you right in the middle of City Center. If you are driving, West Harmon will get you to the lobby with less fuss than the Blvd entrance.

The Theme – This is a modern hotel with gizmos and gadgets designed to enhance your stay on every floor. Chic furnishings and unique palettes of color are subtle, avoiding that “inside of a space ship” feel that some trendy hotels end up giving off.

Rooms – Depending on demand, you can book a nice sized room at the Aria for just over $100 a night. This may seem pricey, but you are paying for a spacious room where everything you can want is at the touch of a remote control.

Restaurants – The high class attitude of the Aria is most obvious in its dining choices. Sure you can wrap your fingers around a thick burger, but you’ll want to make sure not to wipe your hands on your pants.

  • Bardot Brasserie – Chef Michael Mina puts a delicious twist on classic French cuisine that will make you rethink the whole fry thing.

  • Julian Serrano – Julian Serrano remembers his mom’s home-style cooking and kicks it up a notch to create lively plates of authentic Spanish food.

  • Herringbone – You would never know that the ocean was thousands of miles away if all you knew was this sea to table dining experience from Brian Malarkey.

  • Carbone – The enchanting Italian-American restaurants of the 50’s and 60’s make a comeback in this high-end concept from Jeff Zalaznick, Rich Torrisi, and Mario Carbone.

  • Sage – Classic American fare gets a contemporary uplift from the James Beard Award-winning Chef Shawn McClain.

  • Burger Lounge – Fresh, sustainable ingredients are packed onto the American classic, giving you that burger joint taste you sometimes just gotta have.

  • Bar Masa – Exotic Japanese seafood from Chef Masa Takayama, as if you were dining at an upscale restaurant in Tokyo.

  • Blossom – The exquisite choices in American or Chinese cuisine are endless, making Blossom that restaurant you can visit over and over and always be surprised.

  • Javier’s – Aztec décor set the scene for this truly authentic delve into fine Mexican cuisine.

  • Jean Georges Steakhouse – The best beef know to the palate can be found in this unique version of the American steakhouse.

  • Tetsu – Michelin Award winning Chef Masa Takayama has achieved the unthinkable in Vegas, a menu that you can never grow bored with.

  • Aria Café – Every hotel has to have the 24 hour spot, and at the Aria it is in an enchanting, garden-like setting.

  • Lemongrass – The exotic flavors of Thailand find a home in this delightful restaurant designed to resemble an old-school silk factory.

The assortment of great chefs at the Aria are determined to ensure that you never go hungry. Most of the restaurants found here appeal to the finer tastes, but you will always find options that are just as scrumptious and in your price range.

Gambling – Sports fans can place their bets in the 100 seat race and sports book, or try your luck inside the glitzy 150,000 square foot gambling center.

Shows – The Aria has no theater, but that does not mean you won’t be entertained. There are incredible pieces of art all over the hotel that are museum worthy, but you won’t have to pay extra to appreciate them.

Clubs and Bars – Trend-setting bars and lounges like Lift Bar and Alibi are at your service when you want to spend cozy time with drinks and good friends. Jewel Nightclub is louder and bolder, boasting the latest LED video screen technology and sound systems, to create a dynamic party atmosphere. Book a VIP table in advance, and become enthralled with this whole new height in Vegas night life.

The Day Club – Rather than a bawdy dayclub, you get a laid back beach club at the Aria. Liquid is an adult-only pool zone, where the big boys and girls lounge, drink, and play the summer away.

Shopping – Staying at the Aria puts you in the center of City Center, and The Shops at Crystals. You’ll have to walk through them anyway to get to the strip, so you may as well leave early, and bring your credit card with you.

Other Cool Stuff – The Aria is an advocate of high end rest and relaxation. Take advantage of its quieter atmosphere with a day inside their unique salon. This swank setting is home to rare luxuries like Japanese heated stone beds and a Shio salt room.

Worth the Stay?- If you prefer the Vegas party to be a bit far removed from your bed, than the Aria is the place to lay it. Expect a room full of modern comforts in a class- A hotel that caters to those who dare to dream bigger.