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Luxor Hotel and Casino

Located on the far south end of The Strip in Las Vegas, NV, Luxor Hotel and Casino is connected to Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino and and stands adjacent to Excalibur Hotel Casino.

Included in the Luxor Hotel and Casino is a 30 story pyramid, two 22 story towers cloaked in bronze glass and a 10 story sphinx. The world's most powerful light beam, with 42.3 billion candlepower, shines from atop the pyramid. This light is visible at flight level 250 miles away and from outer space.

Dining venues include TENDER steak & seafood, CatHouse, Company American Bistro, T&T (Tacos & Tequila) and specialty coffees at three Starbucks locations. Hotel and casino guests may stop by Aurora Lounge Monday, Thursday, and Friday afternoons for a welcome reception with complimentary champagne and hors d'oeuvres.

Recreation includes gaming action at the 120,000 square foot casino. Four seasonal outdoor pools are surrounded by canopied beds and poolside cabanas. In winter, Luxor guests have access to the adult only and all ages pools at the Excalibur by showing their room keys. Pampering treatments are available at Nurture, the Spa at Luxor, which serves complimentary fruit, juice and water, and offers ginger scented showers and spa tubs. Teeth whitening, Warm Buttered Stone Massage and Citrus Marine Detox are popular treatments. The limited hour fitness room features cardiovascular and weight training equipment, yoga balls and free weights. The hotel's entertainment venues feature the newest Cirque du Soleil show, CRISS ANGEL Believe, comedian Carrot Top, Menopause The Musical and the adult revue, Fantasy.

The Luxor Hotel and Casino contains 4,408 guestrooms with Las Vegas Strip or mountain views. Select rooms feature recessed lighting, armoires and jetted tubs. Complimentary Nurture toiletries and marble countertops grace each bathroom. Tech savvy updates include plasma screen televisions and Bose Wave radios in select rooms.

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