The Hoover Dam Lodge Hotel and Casino, previously known as the Hacienda Hotel and Casino, is the closest hotel to Hoover Dam.
The property is not connected to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, which operates the dam.
The property is located on a private parcel of land within the Lake Mead National Recreation Area. It’s just three miles west of Hoover Dam.
The Hoover Dam Lodge is five miles east of Boulder City and close to the Lake Mead - Lakeview Overlook. The property is conveniently located near the Interstate 11 and Highway 93 business route interchange.
The Hoover Dam Hotel and Casino is an adequate place to stay if visiting the Hoover Dam and its immediate area is your focus. It's a two-star hotel that has a lodge theme.
The property has seventeen stories with 372 rooms. The rooms are air-conditioned with a microwave and a refrigerator. The property is pet-friendly.
In addition to its proximity to the dam, the Hoover Dam Lodge is a good choice if you like to gamble or like lower room rates.
Rates may be as low as $60 per night on weekdays depending on the time of year and room type.
The property has a rustic, lodge theme with several room options. Some of the rooms have fantastic views of the mountains, desert terrain, and Lake Mead.
The amenities at the Hoover Dam Lodge include an outdoor swimming pool, a hot tub, a 24-hour fitness center, free parking, and free WiFi.
There are also conference rooms a laundry room, and landscaped grounds with palm trees.
The fitness center has treadmills, stationary bikes, ellipticals, dumbbells, and weight benches.
There is also available breakfast, room service, and a bar. Lunch and dinner services are also available at the two restaurants on the property including the Bighorn Cafe.
The property currently has no resort fees and has good reviews on travel booking websites such as TripAdvisor and Expedia.
The hotel casino has more than 20,000 square feet of gaming space with more than 150 slot machines. It also has a race and sportsbook and bingo.
The Hoover Dam Lodge property originally opened in 1958 as the Gold Strike Inn. The name was changed from Fort Lucinda to Gold Strike, to Hacienda, and then to the Hoover Dam Lodge in 2015.
In addition to the hotel and gaming, there is also a gift shop, liquor, an art display, and restaurants at the Hoover Dam Lodge.
Besides the Hoover Dam and other hotel amenities, another nice draw for the location is that the Hoover Dam Lodge Trail starts by the property.
The trail allows you to hike east to Lake Mead - Lakeview Overlook, the Hoover Dam Boneyard, and continue onto Hoover Dam.
It also connects to the west up the hill to the Pacific Trailhead in Boulder City, which is a five-mile jaunt to the west.
However, just west of Boulder City on Highway 93 business route by Interstate 11 is the Railroad Pass Hotel, Casino & Travel Center. The property is actually in the city of Henderson.
The casino property has been in the location for nearly a hundred years. The Railroad Pass Hotel & Casino has lower reviews on TripAdvisor than the Hoover Dam Lodge.
If you want a convenient place to stay and play near Hoover Dam, the Hoover Dam Lodge is worth consideration. You can learn more on their website or learn about Hoover Dam tours here.