THE CIRCUS CIRCUS
Advertised Room Rate: $139.00 (+ taxes)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $23.52 (including tax)
Actual Hotel Rate: $179.20
What does The Circus Circus claim a guest gets for the fee? Two cups of coffee in-room, in-room wireless internet, access to the fitness center, unlimited local and 800 telephone calls, a coupon book
If you do not want any of those things can you just not pay the fee? No.

THE EXCALIBUR
Advertised Room Rate: $171.00 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $29.12 (including tax)
Actual Room Rate: $220.64
What does the Excalibur claim a guest gets for the fee? In-room internet access, access to the fitness center, daily newspaper
If you do not want any of those things can you just not pay the fee? No.

TROPICANA LAS VEGAS
Advertised Room Rate: $189.00 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $29.00 (+ tax)
Actual Room Rate: $244.16
What does the Tropicana claim a guest gets for the fee? Internet in your room, access to the fitness center, parking, happy hour drink specials, discounted tickets to shows, two bottles of water per stay, some business services.
If you do not want any of those things can you just not pay the fee? No.

THE FOUR SEASONS LAS VEGAS
Advertised Room Rate: $339.00 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $35.84 (including tax)
Actual Room Rate: $415.52
What does the Four Seasons Las Vegas claim a guest gets for the resort fee? Premium high speed internet for multiple devices, access to the Mandalay Bay pool, in room coffee and tea, local and toll-free calls
If you do not want any of these things can you get out of the resort fee? No. 

THE RITA SUITES
Advertised Room Rate: $175 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $22 (+ tax) - They call it a facilities fee
Actual Room Rate: $220.64
What does the Rita Suites say a guest gets for the resort fee? Breakfast, parking, pool, wifi
If you do not want any of these things can you get out of the resort fee? No.

NOBU HOTEL
Advertised Room Rate: $339 (+ tax) 
Mandatory Resort Fee: $32 (+ tax)
Actual Room Rate: $415.52
What does Nobu say a guest gets for the fee? Fitness center access at Caesars Palace for two people per day, unlimited access to all the pools and wifi
If you do not want any of these things can you just not pay the fee? No.

JW MARRIOTT LAS VEGAS
Advertised Room Rate: $219 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $14.99 (+ tax)
Actual Room Rate: $262.07
What does the JW Marriott Las Vegas say a guest gets for the resort fee? Internet access, access to the spa and fitness center, access to the pool and some coupons
If you do not want any of these things, can you get out of the fee? No.

DAYS INN LAS VEGAS AT WILD WEST GAMBLING HALL
Advertised Room Rate: $64.00
Mandatory Resort Fee: $7.99 (+ tax) - They call it an amenity charge
Actual Room Rate: $80.63
What do you get from the resort fee / amenity charge? Wifi, parking, daily newspaper, coffee at Denny's, access to the pool and guest laundry
If you do not want any of these things, can you get out of paying the amenity fee charge? No. 

HARRAH'S LAS VEGAS
Advertised Room Rate: $229 (+ tax)
Processing Fee: $15 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $29 (+ tax)
Actual Room Rate: $305.76
What does Harrah's claim a guest gets for the fee? Access to the fitness center, wifi in your room and local rooms. 
What is a processing fee? If you book by phone, you are charged a processing fee of $15 plus tax.
If you do not want any of those things can you just not pay the fee? No.

THE LINQ
Advertised Room Rate: $249 (+ tax)
Processing Fee: $15 (+ tax) 
Mandatory Resort Fee: $29 (+tax)
Actual Room Rate: $328.16
What does The Linq claim a guest gets for the fee? Access to the fitness center, wifi in your room and local calls
What is the processing fee? If you book by phone, you are charged a processing fee of $15 plus tax
If you do not want any of those things can you just not pay the fee? No.

CLUB DE SOLEIL 
Advertised Room Rate: $149.00 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $11.20 (includes taxes)
Actual Room Rate: $178.08
What does Club de Soleil claim a guest gets for the resort fee? Wifi, shuttle, continental breakfast, and many other services
If you do not want any of these things can you not pay the fee? No. 

CANCUN RESORT LAS VEGAS
Advertised Room Rate: $229.41 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $20.00 (+ tax)
Actual Room Rate: $279.34
What does the Cancun Resort claim a guest gets for the resort fee? Parking, pool, local calls, fitness center
If you do not want any of these things can you just not pay the fee? No.

DESERT PARADISE RESORT BY DIAMOND RESORTS
Advertised Room Rate: $210.59 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $10.00 (+ tax)
Actual Room Rate: $247.86
What does the Desert Paradise Resort say you get for the resort fee? Parking, pool, local calls, fitness center
If you do not want any of these things can you just not pay the fee? No. 

BOULDER STATION HOTEL AND CASINO
Advertised Room Rate: $79.99 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $15.67 (including tax)
Actual Room Rate: $105.25
What does the Boulder Station Hotel and Casino claim you get for the resort fee? Access to fitness facility, access to pool, in-room internet access, daily newspaper, copy/fax services, unlimited local and toll free calls, unlimited domestic long distance calls
If you do not want any of these things can you just not pay the fee? No.

MANDARIN ORIENTAL LAS VEGAS
Advertised Room Rate:  $289 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $32 (+ tax)
Actual Room Rate: $359.52
What does the Mandarin Oriental claim a guest gets for the fee? Internet access, yoga and pilates classes, access to the fitness center, coffee and tea at a spot in the hotel and unlimited local calls
If you do not want any of these things can you just not pay the fee? No. 

RIO LAS VEGAS HOTEL AND CASINO
Advertised Room Rate: $169 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $29 (+ tax)
Processing Fee: $15 (+ tax)
Actual Room Rate: $221.76
What does Rio claim a guest gets for the fee? Two people for the gym per day, two devices to be attached to wifi
What is the processing fee? It is to cover bookings over the phone. If you book online, you do not have to pay this
If you do not want any of these things in the resort fee can you just not pay the fee? No.

SOUTH POINT HOTEL CASINO AND SPA
Advertised Room Rate: $129.00 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $14.00 (+ tax)
Actual  Room Rate: $158.48
What does the South Pointe Hotel Casino and Spa claim a guest gets for the fee? Gym access, wifi access, airport shuttle and a coupon book
If you do not want any of these things can you just not pay the fee? No.

THE MIRAGE
Advertised Room Rate: $394.00 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $33.60 (includes tax)
Actual Room Rate: $474.88
What does the Mirage claim a guest gets for the fee? In-room wireless high-speed internet access, wireless internet through the hotel, access to the fitness center, notary service, 10 black and white copies and boarding pass printing
If you do not want any of those things can you just not pay the fee? No.

ARIA RESORT AND CASINO
Advertised Room Rate: $319 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $35.84
Actual Room Rate: $393.12
What does the Aria claim a guest gets for the fee? Access to the fitness center, in room internet access and access throughout the hotel, in-room local and toll-free telephone calls, access to electronic newspapers and printing of your airline boarding pass
If you do not want any of those things can you just not pay the fee? No

DELANO LAS VEGAS
Advertised Room Rate: $259.00 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $33.60 (includes tax)
Actual Room Rate: $323.68
What does the Delano claim guests get for the fee? High speed wifi in your room and in public areas, cardio center access, daily newspaper, unlimited local and 800 numbers, outgoing faxes, notary services and airline boarding pass printing
If you do not want any of those things can you just not pay the fee? No

THE WYNN LAS VEGAS 
Advertised Room Rate:  $499.00 (+ tax) 
Mandatory Resort Fee: $32.00 (+ tax)
Actual Room Rate: $594.72
What does The Wynn Las Vegas claim a guest gets for the fee? In-room internet access for three devices, fitness center access for two people per day, local and toll-free phone calls, boarding pass printing
If you do not want any of those things can you just not pay the fee? No.

VDARA HOTEL & SPA
Advertised Room Rate: $249.00 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $35.84 (including tax)
Actual Room Rate: $314.72
What does The Vdara Hotel & Spa claim a guest gets for the fee? In-room and property-wide wireless internet access, fitness center access, a daily newspaper, airline boarding pass printing, local and 1-800 calls, two bottles of water per day, 10% off of spa retail and notary services
If you do not want any of those things can you just not pay the fee? No.

POLO TOWERS SUITES - DIAMOND RESORTS
Advertised Room Rate: $217.65 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $20 (+ tax)
Actual Room Rate: $266.17
What does the Polo Towers Suites claim a guest gets for the fee? Parking, pool, wifi, valet, local and toll-free calls and the business center
If you do not want any of those things can you just not pay the fee? No. 

SUPER 8 LAS VEGAS STRIP AT ELLIS ISLAND CASINO
Advertised Room Rate: $99.99
Mandatory Resort Fee: $12.99 (+ tax)
Actual Room Rate: $126.54
What does the Super 8 claim you get for the resort fee? Wifi, breakfast in the morning, room amenities and the shuttle
If you do not want any of these things can you just not pay the resort fee? No. 

TRUMP INTERNATIONAL HOTEL LAS VEGAS
Advertised Room Rate: $279.00 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $32.48 (including tax)
Actual Room Rate: $344.96
What does The Trump International Hotel Las Vegas claim a guest gets for the fee? Water bottles for the room, pool access, fitness center access, in-room coffee, local and toll-free calls and wireless internet
If you do not want any of those things can you just not pay the fee? No.

RED ROCK CASINO RESORT AND SPA 
Advertised Room Rate: $185.00 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $29.11 (tax included)
Actual Room Rate: $236.31
What does Red Rock claim a guest gets for the fee? Internet, local and 1-800 calls, daily newspaper, shuttle service, usage of fitness and spa area, shoe shine
If you do not want any of those things can you just not pay the fee? No.

CAESARS PALACE LAS VEGAS 
Advertised Room Rate: $309.00 (+ taxes)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $32.00 (+ taxes)
Actual Room Rate: $381.92
What does Caesars Palace claim a guest gets for the fee? In-room internet, fitness center access, local phone calls
If you do not want any of those things can you just not pay the fee? No.

HILTON GRAND VACATIONS ON THE BOULEVARD
Advertised Room Rate: $209 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $25 (+ tax)
Actual Room Rate: $262.09
What does Hilton Grand Vacations On The Boulevard claim a guest gets for the fee? Internet access, unlimited movies, two bottles of water per day, 10% spa, self parking and unlimited 1-800 and local calls
If you do not want any of those things can you just not pay the fee? No. 

HILTON GRAND VACATIONS ON PARADISE (CONVENTION CENTER) 
Advertised Room Rate: $159 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $25 (+ tax)
Actual Room Rate: $206.08
What does Hilton Grand Vacations on Paradise (Convention Center) claim a guest gets for the resort fee? Internet, self parking, unlimited DVDs and two bottled waters per day and domestic and 1-800 calls
If you do not want any of these things can you just not pay the fee? No.

HILTON GRAND VACATIONS AT THE FLAMINGO
Advertised Room Rate: $202 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $25 (+ tax)
Actual Room Rate: $254.24
What does Hilton Grand Vacations at the Flamingo claim a guest gets for the resort fee? Internet access, domestic long distance calls (30 min max per day); DVD NOW with unlimited movies, 2 16 oz. bottles of water per stay; 1-800/local calls
If you do not want any of these things can you just not pay the fee? No.

MONTE CARLO RESORT AND CASINO
Advertised Room Rate: $199 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $33.60 (tax inclusive)
Actual Room Rate: 256.48
What does Monte Carlo Resort and Casino claim a guest gets for the resort fee? 10Mbps in-room and property-wide wireless internet, in-room local and toll-free, fitness center access, daily newspaper upon request available at the front desk, airline boarding pass printing and notary services upon request
If you do not want any of these things can you just not pay the fee? No.

WESTGATE LAS VEGAS 
Advertised Room Rate: $149.95 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $28.00 (taxes included)
Actual Room Rate: $195.94
What does The Westgate Las Vegas claim a guest gets for the fee? Free use of the internet for three devices, two passes to the fitness center, free local and 1-800 calls and coupons for various things
If you do not want any of those things can you just not pay the fee? No. 

WESTGATE FLAMINGO BAY
Advertised Room Rate: $189 (+ taxes)
Mandatory Resort Rate: $14.95 (+ taxes)
Actual Room Rate: $226.63
What does the Westgate Flamingo Bay claim guests get for the fee? Wifi for the room, printing boarding passes, supplies for the room like soap and dishwashing liquid and shuttle service
If you do not want any of those things can you just not pay the fee? No

TEXAS STATION 
Advertised Room Rate: $69.99 (+ tax)
Mandatory Room Fee: $14.55 - They call it a "service fee"
Actual Room Rate: $77.28
What does the Westin Las Vegas claim guests get for the fee? Access to fitness facility, in-room internet access, free game of bowling for 2, 10% gift shop discount, outlet line pass, daily newspaper, unlimited local & toll-free calls, unlimited domestic long distance calls
If you do not want any of these things can you just not pay the fee? No.

THE CLIFFS AT PEACE CANYON
Advertised Room Rate: $140 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $25 (+ tax) - One Time Charge (not per night)
Actual Room Rate: $184.80
What does the Cliff's at Peace Canyon claim guests get for the fee? Wifi, use of shuttle and business and amenities on property
If you do not want any of these things can you just not pay the fee? No.
Note - Two night minimum stay here!

WESTIN LAS VEGAS
Advertised Room Rate: $179 (+ taxes)
Mandatory Resort Rate: $24.99 (+ taxes) - They call it an "amenity charge"
Actual Room Rate: $228.47
What does the Westin Las Vegas claim guests get for the fee? Includes complimentary wifi, unlimited local, toll-free and domestic long distance telephone calls to all 50 states, valet and self-parking, use of our Hibiscus Spa's sauna and steam room, access to our pool, whirpool and Westin Workout gym, boarding pass printing, incoming faxes, public notary and two bottles of water per guest room
If you do not want any of these things can you just not pay the fee? No. 

PARIS LAS VEGAS
Advertised Room Rate: $279.00 (+ taxes)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $32.00 (+ taxes)
Actual Room Rate: $348.32
What does The Paris Las Vegas claim a guest gets for the fee? Wireless internet access, fitness center access, all local calls
If you do not want any of those things can you just not pay the fee? No.

THE NEW YORK, NEW YORK HOTEL & CASINO 
Advertised Room Rate: $209 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $33.60 (including taxes)
Actual Room Rate: $267.68
What does The New York, New York Hotel & Casino claim a guest gets for the fee? Wifi, local and toll free calls, fitness center access and boarding pass printing
If you do not want any of these things can you just not pay the fee? No. 

BELLAGIO 
Advertised Room Rate: $319.00 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $35.84 (includes tax)
Actual Room Rate: $393.12
What does the Bellagio claim a guest gets for the fee? Local and toll free calls, use of the gym, internet access in the room, printing of boarding pass and you can pick up a newspaper
If you do not want any of these things can you just not pay the fee? No.

BALLY'S LAS VEGAS
Advertised Room Rate: $219.00 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $29.00 (+ tax)
Actual Room Rate: $277.76
What does Bally's claim a guest gets for the fee? Internet for two devices, access to the pool, free local calls and access to the fitness center
If you do not want any of these things can you just not pay the fee? No.

LUXOR LAS VEGAS
Advertised Room Rate: $185.00 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $29.12 (includes tax)
Actual Room Rate: $236.32
What does the Luxor claim a guest gets for this fee? Wifi throughout the property, fitness center access, boarding pass printing, daily newspaper
If you do not want any of these things can you just not pay the fee? No.

STRATOSPHERE CASINO, HOTEL & TOWER
Advertised Room Rate:  $172.00 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $20.99 (+ tax)
Actual Room Rate: $216.15
What does The Stratosphere claim a guest gets for this fee? Tower admission to the top of the Stratosphere, wifi, access to pool and fitness center and discounts to the shows on the property
If you do not want any of these things can you just not pay the fee? No.

THE VENETIAN
Advertised Room Rate: $359.00 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $35.84 (includes taxes)
Actual Room Rate: $437.92
What does The Venetian clam a guest gets for this fee? Wifi, access to fitness center, parking, local and toll free calls
If you do not want any of these things can you just not pay the fee? No.

PLANET HOLLYWOOD
Advertised Room Rate: $169 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $32.00 (+ tax)
Actual Room Rate: $225.12
What does Planet Hollywood claim a guest gets for the fee? Daily in-room high speed internet access, all local calls, fitness center access for two daily
If you do not want any of these things can you just not pay the fee? No.

THE COSMOPOLITAN
Advertised Room Rate: $370 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $30 (+ tax)
Actual Room Rate: $448.00
What does The Cosmopolitan claim a guest gets for the fee? High-speed internet access, unlimited local, toll-free and domestic long distance phone calls, fitness center access, tennis court access
If you do not want any of these things can you just not pay the fee? No. 

HOOTERS CASINO HOTEL LAS VEGAS
Advertised Room Rate: $192.00 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $19.95 (+ tax)
Actual Room Rate: $237.38
What does The Hooters Hotel Las Vegas claim a guest gets for the fee? Pool, fitness center access, in-room safe, two bottles of water
If you do not want any of those things can you just not pay the fee? No. 

TREASURE ISLAND
Advertised Room Rate: $155.96 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $33.60 (including tax)
Actual Room Rate: $208.28
What does Treasure Island claim a guest gets for the fee? High speed internet access, 2 for 1 cocktail voucher, daily newspaper, local and 1-800 phone calls, 25$ future stay credit
If you do not want any of those things can you just not pay the fee? No

SLS LAS VEGAS
Advertised Room Rate: $166.00 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $30.00 (+ tax)
Actual Room Rate: $220.01
What does the SLS Las Vegas claim a guest gets for the fee? High speed internet, valet and self parking, fitness center access, self and valet parking
If you do not want any of those things can you just not pay for the fee? No. 

MANDALAY BAY RESORT AND CASINO
Advertised Room Rate: $281.00 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $33.60 (including tax)
Actual Room Rate: $348.32
What does The Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino a guest gets for the fee? Wireless internet, fitness center access, airline boarding pass printing, daily newspaper, local and toll phone calls, business center services, pool access, cardio center access
If you do not want any of those things can you just not pay the fee? No.

GOLDEN NUGGET HOTEL & CASINO
Advertised Room Rate: $99.00 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $28.00 (including tax)
Actual Room Rate: $138.88
What does The Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino claim a guest gets for the fee? In-room wifi, fitness center access, two bottles of water per day, boarding pass printing, valet and self parking, daily newspaper, pool access
If you do not want any of those things can you just not pay the fee? No.
Note - There is absolutely no mention of the mandatory resort fee anywhere on the Golden Nugget's booking page. We tried calling four times and were never able to connect to reservations despite being placed on hold x4 for over ten minutes. The operator said she knew nothing about resort fees so she could not say anything.

MGM GRAND
Advertised Room Rate: $290.00 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $33.60 (tax included)
Actual Room Rate: $358.40
What does the MGM Grand claim a guest gets for the fee? Daily USA today that you must pick up at the front desk, in-room internet wifi access, airline boarding pass printing, local and toll free calls, access to the cardio center, pool access
If you do not want any of those things can you just not pay the fee? No.

FLAMINGO LAS VEGAS
Advertised Room Rate: $215.00 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $29.00 (+ tax)
Actual Room Rate: $273.28
What does The Flamingo Las Vegas claim a guest gets for the fee? In-room internet access, fitness center access for two daily, local phone calls
If you do not want any of those things can you just not pay the fee? No.

HARD ROCK HOTEL LAS VEGAS
Advertised Room Rate: $219.00 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $31.31 (includes tax)
Actual Room Rate: $276.64
What does the Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas claim a guest gets for the fee? Internet access, daily newspaper available for pickup, access for the fitness room, printing of boarding pass, unlimited local and toll free calls, unlimited domestic long distance calls, notary service, shuttle to Fashion Show Mall
If you do not want any of those things can you just not pay the fee? No.

THE D LAS VEGAS
Advertised Room Rate: $104 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $20 (+ taxes)
Actual Room Rate: $138.88
What does the D Las Vegas claim a guest gets for the fee? High speed wifi, access to fitness center, $10 off D Showroom tickets and free local and toll-free calls
If you do not want any of those things can you just not pay the fee? No.

OASIS AT GOLD SPIKE
Advertised Room Rate: $89.00 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $20 (+ tax)
Actual Room Rate: $122.08
What does the Oasis at Gold Spike claim a guest gets for the fee? Pool access, parking, wifi and the backyard at Gold Spike
If you do not want to go to the pool, use wifi or park can you not pay the fee? No.

THE PLAZA HOTEL AND CASINO 
Advertised Room Rate: $89.00 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $15.00 (+ tax) 
Actual Room Rate: $116.48
What does The Plaza Hotel and Casino claim guests get for the fee? Parking, wifi, room phone calls, gym access
If you do not want any of those things can you just not pay the fee? No.

EL CORTEZ HOTEL AND CASINO
Advertised Room Rate: $89.00 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $8.95 - They call it an "amenities fee"
Actual Room Rate: $109.70
What does the El Cortez Hotel & Casino claim guests get for the fee? It covers the two bottles of water in the room, parking, fitness center, parking, wifi, and one glass of wine in the restaurant with purchase of an entree
If you do not want any of those things can you just not pay the fee? No. 

TUSCANY SUITES & CASINO
Advertised Room Rate: $229.00 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $24.00 (+ tax)
Actual Room Rate: $283.36
What does the Tuscany Suites and Casino claim a guest receives for the resort fee? Amenities like wifi, use of fitness center and pool and 1-800 calls
If you do not want any of those things can you just not pay the fee? No. 

ARTISAN HOTEL
Advertised Room Rate: $250.25 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee $11.95 (+ tax)
Mandatory Energy Fee $3.30 (+ tax)
Actual Room Rate: $296.96
What does the Artisan Hotel say a guest receives for this fee? European-style pool, total valet service
If you don't want to hang out at the pool or have a car can you just not pay the fee? No.

ENCORE
Advertised Room Rate: $499 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $32 (+ tax)
Actual Room Rate: $558.88
What does the Encore say a guest receives for the resort fee? In-room internet access, unlimited local and domestic long-distance calls and two fitness center passes per day
If you do not want to use those things can you just not pay the resort fee? No.

FIESTA RANCHO HOTEL AND CASINO
Advertised Room Rate: $54.99 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $11.19 (includes tax) 
Actual Room Rate: $72.77
What does Fiesta Rancho say a guest receives for the resort fee? In-room internet access, daily newspaper, unlimited local & toll-free calls, unlimited domestic long distance calls
If you do not want any of those things can you get out of the resort fee? No. 

GOLD COAST HOTEL AND CASINO LAS VEGAS
Advertised Room Rate: $89.00 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $15.99 (+ tax)
Actual Room Rate: $99.68
What does Gold Coast say a guest receives for the resort fee? Internet, free shuttle to the Strip, fitness center,  parking, coffee in the room, local calls
If you do not want any of those things can you get out of the resort fee? No. 

GOLDEN GATE HOTEL
Advertised Room Rate: $129 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $20 (+ tax)
Actual Room Rate: $166.88
What does the Golden Gate ? Amenities like wifi, you can use the pool at The D, and access to the gym
If you do not want any of the amenities can you get out of the resort fee? No. 

THE ORLEANS HOTEL AND CASINO
Advertised Room Rate: $165 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $15.99 (+ tax)
Actual Room Rate: $202.71
What does the Orleans Hotel and Casino say you get for this fee? In-room internet for three devices, unlimited local and toll free calls, coffee in the room, three public wifi hot spots, parking and valet parking, a shuttle, and 10 minutes of access to the business center
If you do not want any of the amenities can you get out of the resort fee? No. 

THE PALAZZO
Advertised Room Rate: $287 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $32 (+ tax )
Actual Room Rate: $357.28
What does The Palazzo say you get for this fee? Access for two to the fitness facility, in-suite internet access, boarding pass printing at the Concierge desk, unlimited local and toll-free calls, daily newspaper and a two-for-one drink coupon for well drinks, domestic beer, wine and casino bar
If you do not want any of the amenities can you get out of the resort fee? No.


THE GRANDVIEW AT LAS VEGAS RESORT
Advertised Room Rate: $190 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $25  (Includes tax - this is a ONE TIME fee - not PER DAY as almost all others)
Actual Room Rate: $212.80
What does The Grandview at Las Vegas Resort claim a guest gets for the fee? Wifi, fitness center and other amenities
If you do not want to use any of those things can you get out of the resort fee? No. 
Note - The hotel has a two night minimum but you would only be charged the $25 resort fee once.

PLATINUM HOTEL
Advertised Room Rate: $175 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $16.80 (includes tax)
Actual Room Rate: $212.80
What does the Platinum Hotel claim a guest gets for the fee? Wifi, daily wine reception from 4-5:30, online newspapers, in-room coffee, access to the spa, printing of your airline boarding pass, use of the pool area and use of concierge services
If you do not want any of those things can you get out of the resort fee? No. 

DOWNTOWN GRAND LAS VEGAS
Advertised Room Rate: $209 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $22.34 (includes tax)
Actual Room Rate: $256.42
What does the Downtown Grand Las Vegas say you get for the resort fee? Self parking, bottled water upon arrival, wifi for two devices, coffee each morning, access to the fitness center and outdoor pool and some coupons
If you do not want any of these things can you get out of the resort fee? No.

DOWNTOWNER MOTEL
Advertised Room Rate: $74 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $5 (+ tax)
Actual Room Rate: $88.48
What does the Downtowner Motel say you get for the resort fee? Business center, computer access, internet access, faxes, laundry facilities, self parking
If you do not want any of these things can you get out of the resort fee? No. 

MANOR SUITES
Advertised Room Rate: $89.00 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $8.90 (includes tax)
Actual Room Rate: $108.58
What does the Manor Suites say the resort fee includes? Parking
If you do not want parking can you get out of the resort fee? No. 

NELLIS SUITES AT MAIN GATE
Advertised Room Rate: $71.08 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $5 (+ tax)
Actual Room Rate: $93.48
What does the Nellis Suites at Main Gate say the resort fee includes? Wifi
If you do not want these things can you get out of the resort fee? No.

THE SIGNATURE AT THE MGM GRAND
Advertised Room Rate: $249 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $35.84 (including tax) 
Actual Room Rate: $314.72
What does The Signature at the MGM Grand claim guests get for the resort fee? Access to the internet, two bottles of water per day, access to the fitness center, in-room coffee, and local toll-free calls and a daily newspaper
If you do not want any of these things can you get out of the resort fee? No. 

PALACE STATION
Advertised Room Rate: $119.99 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $16.79 (tax inclusive)
Actual Room Rate: $151.17
What does the Palace Station say a guest gets for the resort fee? Access to fitness facility, in-room internet access, airport and strip shuttle, daily newspaper, copy/fax services, unlimited local & toll-free calls, unlimited domestic long distance calls
If you do not want any of these things can you get out of the resort fee? No. 

PALMS CASINO RESORT
Advertised Room Rate: $209 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $29.95 (+ tax)
Actual Room Rate: $267.62
What does The Palms Casino Resort say a guest gets for the resort fee? Wifi in the room, access to the gym, shuttle service to and from the strip, local and 1-800 calls, printing of boarding pass, newspaper pickup
If you do not want any of these things can you get out of the resort fee? No.

RUMOR BOUTIQUE HOTEL
Advertised Room Rate: $299 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $13.99 (+ tax) 
Actual Room Rate: $352.17
What does Rumor Boutique Hotel say a guest gets for the resort fee? Parking, pool area, wifi, water in the room and an energy surcharge
If you do not want any of these things can you get out of the resort fee? No. 

SAM'S TOWN HOTEL
Advertised Room Rate: $99.00 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $16.79 (tax inclusive)
Actual Room Rate: $122.67
What does Sam's Town Hotel say a guest gets for the resort fee? Shuttle service to and from the Strip and downtown area, wifi service, fax service, voicemail and the gym
If you do not want any of these things can you get out of the resort fee? No.

SANTE FE STATION HOTEL AND CASINO
Advertised Room Rate: $94.99 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $15.67 (tax inclusive) - They call it a "Hotel Service Fee"
Actual Room Rate: $122.05
What does Sante Fe Station Hotel and Casino say a guest gets for the resort fee? Access to fitness facility, in-room internet access, free game of bowling, free cup of Starbucks coffee, daily newspaper, unlimited local and toll-free calls, unlimited domestic long distance calls
If you do not want any of these things can you get out of the resort fee? No. 

SIEGEL SLOTS AND SUITES
Advertised Room Rate: $79.99 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $5 (+ tax)
Actual Room Rate: $96.30
What does Sam's Town Hotel say a guest gets for the resort fee? Pool and amenities
If you do not want any of these things can you get out of the resort fee? No.

SILVER SEVENS HOTEL AND CASINO
Advertised Room Rate: $98.99 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $16.99 (+ tax)
Actual Room Rate: $110.87
What does the Silver Sevens Hotel and Casino say a guest gets for the resort fee? Wifi access in all the guest rooms, local and 800 calls, complimentary glass of wine at dinner and gift shop discount and access to the fitness center, computer access, boarding pass printing, fax services, coffee coupon
If you do not want any of these things can you get out of the resort fee? No. 
Note - The hotel seems to be increasing their resort fee. Online it is listed at 14.99 (+ tax) but when you call they say it is 16.99 (+ tax). Online they say there is a gratuity charge with the taxes. When you call the front desk, no one seems to know what that is and they say it must be part of the resort fee.

SILVERTON CASINO HOTEL
Advertised Room Rate: $69.00 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $14.55 (+ tax)
Actual Room Rate: $91.83
What does the Silverton Casino Hotel say a guest gets for the resort fee? Local and 800 calls, airport shuttle, strip shuttle, access to the fitness center, access to safe in the room and wifi
If you do not want any of these things can you get out of the resort fee? No.

SUNCOAST HOTEL AND CASINO - LAS VEGAS
Advertised Room Rate: $109 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $15.99 (+ tax) 
Actual Room Rate: $139.99
What does the Suncoast Hotel and Casino say a guest gets for the resort fee? Free wifi for up to three devices, three hot spots in the casino , shuttle bus to airport and valet service, 24 hour workout room, unlimited local and toll free call, refrigerator space and coffee maker and fax services
If you do not want any of these things can you get out of the resort fee? No.

TAHITI RESORT LAS VEGAS
Advertised Room Rate: $159 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $16.80
Actual Room Rate: $194.88
What does the Tahiti Resort Las Vegas say a guest gets for the resort fee? Wifi, parking, transportation to and from the strip, use of the fitness center, faxes, phone calls
If you do not want any of these things can you get out of the resort fee? No.

FORTUNE HOTEL
Advertised Room Rate: $52 (+ tax)
Mandatory Room Rate: $11.20 (tax inclusive)  
Actual Room Rate: $69.44
What does the Fortune Hotel say a guest gets for the resort fee? Shuttle, business center, pool and hot tub and wifi
If you do not want any of these things can you just get out of the resort fee? No. 

MARDI GRAS HOTEL AND CASINO LAS VEGAS
Advertised Room Rate: $109 (+ tax)
Mandatory Room Rate: $5.60 (tax inclusive)
Actual Room Rate: $127.68
What does the Mardi Gras Hotel and Casino say a guest gets for the resort fee? Wifi, shuttle
If you do not want any of these things can you just get out of the resort fee? No. 

THE CROMWELL LAS VEGAS BOUTIQUE HOTEL
Advertised Room Rate: $405 (+ tax)
Mandatory Resort Fee: $35.84 (tax inclusive)
Actual Room Rate: $489.44
What does the The Cromwell Las Vegas say a guest gets for the resort fee? Two free passes to the gym, two hookups for the internet and all free local calls
If you do not want any of these things can you get out of the resort fee? No.






All hotel rates were quote on March 29-30, 2016 for a one night stay the evening of September 16, 2016. Rates were looked up online and confirmed via phone call on March 29 & 30th, 2016. "What does ___ claim guests get for a fee?" are direct quotes from whoever was answering the phone at the hotel on March 29th and 30th. All rates based off double occupancy. All hotel rooms selected as the "advertised room rate" were for the least expensive option available. No special discount or club associations rates were considered. Golden Nugget, The D and Sam's Hotel did not let you book that far in advance so rates are for August 27th, 2016. The Hilton Grand Vacations on the Boulevard, Hilton Grand Vacations Convention Center, Gold Coast and Planet Hollywood are sold out for September 16th, 2016 so quoted rates are for August 27th, 2016. Hilton Grand Vacations at the Flamingo rates are for September 14th. Both September 16 & August 27 were sold out there. Nellis Suites at Main Gate only reserves one month in advance so quoted rate is for April 15th.