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Apr 20, 2021

Laughlin Casino-Hotel Resort Fee Guide


April 21, 2021

In 2018, several Laughlin Casino/Hotels started to add Resort Fees.   Since this time, all but fourof the properties in Laughlin now have resort fees.  

For those who haven't experienced resort fees these are a fixed fee usually charged per night.  Plus tax. They are not included in the quoted room rates.   

What does your nightly resort fee get you? 

It varies but usually amenities such as Wi-Fi, Fitness room, spa access, local phone calls, etc.  Pool or beach access you would expect to be part of staying at the hotel is now often bundled in the resort fee.  

This is a guide to resort fees you may encounter in Laughlin*.  The guide will be updated when new information is made public.  Keep in mind, many properties do waive the resort fee for certain player card levels or on comped rooms.  



The New Pioneer, Laughlin River Lodge, Avi Resort & Casino, and the Bayshore Inn currently do not have resort fees. 

Harrah's Laughlin   

Resort Fee  $17.00 + $2.13 tax per night  Total = $19.13 per night 

According to their website the Resort fee includes Wi-Fi for two devices, beach access, local calls, electric vehicle charging

The Resort Fee is waived for players card levels Diamond and higher. Comped rooms to players at lower card levels must pay the resort fee.

Harrah's Laughlin was the first to implement Resort Fees in Laughlin.    Their resort fee slowly increased from an initial fee of $8 to the current $17 plus tax   

Tropicana Laughlin

Resort Fee: $12.00 + $1.50 tax per night  Total = $13.50 per night) 

Tropicana Laughlin joined in charging resort fees as of July 2018 at around $5.99.  Now, since the merger with Caesars Entertainment*, their resort fee has jumped to $12. 

According to their website the resort fee includes:  In room WiFi, Pool access at Tropicana and Harrah's Laughlin, Harrah's fitness center, Self parking, Complimentary bottles of water In-Room

*Harrah's Laughlin and Tropicana Laughlin are under the same ownership. 


Aquarius Casino Resort 

Resort Fee:  $17.00 + $2.13 tax per night   Total = $19.13 per day 

According to their website the Resort Fee Includes:  Access to Fitness center; Access to Resort Pool; Unlimited Local and 800# calls; Self and Valet parking; Earn 300 base points and receive $15 in FREE slot play or $15 in FREE bet per stay.

Room rate includes Free Wi-Fi

Aquarius implemented Resort Fees as of May 2018.   As of January 2019, their resort fee increased from $10 to $15 per night.  Now, in 2021 the resort fee is $17.


Edgewater Hotel and Casino

$12.00 + $1.50 tax per night   Total = $13.50 per day

According to their website the Resort Fee includes:  Earn 200 base slot points and receive $10 in free slot play; Free Parking; Coffee makers and coffee pods in all rooms; Bottled water in all rooms; Pool and Spa access; Fitness Center access; Free local and toll free calls

Edgewater’s resort fee started at $4.99 and was called a service fee.  It is now $12.  The Edgewater and Aquarius are both owned by Golden Entertainment Inc. 

Colorado Belle

The Colorado Belle is also owned by Golden Entertainment and was closed "Indefinitely" in March of 2020.

Don Laughlin's Riverside Resort Hotel and Casino

$15.00 + $1.88 tax per night   Total = $16.88 per day

Resort Fee waived for guests who receive comped rooms and have a Silver or higher level King of Clubs Players Card.   

Resort Fee Includes:  Hair dryer; In-Room Basic Wi-Fi for two devices; In-Room Refrigerator; In-Room Coffee for two; Fitness Center Access; Business Center Access; South Tower Pool, Oasis Bar & Fire Pit Access (Adults Only); The North Tower Pool is open to all. Children must be accompanied by an adult for safety.  

The resort fee at the Riverside started at $10 and was raised to $15 in mid 2020.        

Golden Nugget Laughlin 

$7.99 per night + $0.99 tax = $8.98 Total 

According to their website the Resort Fee includes:  High Speed, In-room daily internet access for 2 devices daily, Two K-Cups of coffee per day (coffee located in the guest rooms), Two bottled waters, daily (Waters will be located in the guest rooms), Complimentary parking, Complimentary airline boarding passes printing via the front desk 24/7, Complimentary in room refrigerator, Pool access (Pool towels located in hotel rooms)

Important Notice (disclaimer): * Information on resort fees is based on the current information available at the time of publication and are subject to change by the property.  Always check or ask ahead of time to see exactly what the resort fee might be or if you are qualified for it to be waived. 

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