Relax at the Best 7 Lounges on the Strip

To find the best lounges on the Strip, you won’t have to search for long—the Las Vegas Strip is rife with lounges, bars and nightclubs, in any style or vibe you can imagine. But, with any Las Vegas trip, you will only have so many evenings to enjoy these exciting venues, so, it may feel overwhelming to choose where you should spend your time. Begin your search by considering one of these seven best lounges on the Strip to sip and relax.

Colorful Cocktail at Bar in Las Vegas Casino
Colorful Cocktail at Bar in Las Vegas Casino

1. The Foundation Room at Mandalay Bay

Las Vegas party goers enjoying cocktails at a table in Mandalay Bay

High above Sin City, on the sixty-third story of the Mandalay Bay, The Foundation Room provides excellent views of the Strip below and is a part of the House of Blues. The House of Blues has awesome shows, from local Las Vegas bands to hip hop. This lounge is designed for the most decadent of tastes, from its opulent interior design to the items on its menu. Order something light along with your specialty cocktails, like foie gras or smoked beef tartare. Or, enjoy a full dinner of steak, salad, or seafood entrees. For a table, make sure you make a reservation and enjoy live music while you eat and drink. 

Come whether you are a visitor, or upgrade to a Foundation Room membership. The ultimate membership gets you priority access and sweats to House of Blues shows, with a priority entrance, access to your own VIP table, and personal cocktail service. You’ll get food and beverage discounts too, and $1200 of annual dining vouchers. 

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2. Juniper Cocktail Lounge at Park MGM

image of lady pouring a glass cocktail

The Juniper Cocktail Lounge serves wine, beer, bottle service, massive large-format punch bowls that serve up to six guests, specialty cocktails, and of course gin. In fact, Juniper Cocktail Lounge has the largest collection of gin in all of Las Vegas, with offerings filling seven total pages of their drink menu. 

The Juniper Cocktail Lounge has a casual dress code, so come as you are, and stay until one in the morning. The decor is cozy and reminds us of NoMad, a hotel on the top floor of Park MGM. This is a part of the excellent theming of Park MGM, where you will find Juniper Cocktail Lounge. 

While you visit, make sure you try the GNT, a gin and tonic cocktail with cardamom, coriander, bay leaves, edible flowers, and juniper berries. The drink fits the venue and the experience perfectly

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3. ALIBI Ultra Lounge at ARIA

A luxury setting in one of the lounges on the Strip
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For another Las Vegas lounge experience, head over to the ARIA Hotel and Casino. To get there, just head across the ARIA’s casino floor– the lounge is right next to the cashier on the casino level. So, collect your winnings, and celebrate at the ALIBI Ultra Lounge.

The ALIBI Ultra Lounge is open until either two or three in the morning. Here, you will enjoy craft cocktails along with timeless music played throughout the golden room. Every Thursday through Monday at 9 p.m. they host live music, with DJ entertainment providing the soundtrack to your exciting night. 

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Let the cool blue windows and modern architecture of ARIA transport you into a stay within the cutting edge of elegance.

4. Skyfall Lounge at Delano

friends enjoying cocktails and laughing at skyfall lounge

Want to feel just like a James Bond girl, or the spy himself, during your exhilarating Las Vegas vacation? Go up to the 64th floor of the five-star Delano hotel. From up here, you will be able to enjoy the lights of Las Vegas from the lounge’s 180-degree view. 

The atmosphere in this Las Vegas lounge changes as the night wears on, encouraging you to enjoy a relaxed drink, or stay through until the nightclub atmosphere picks up until the bar closes. DJs play every night here, starting at 9 p.m. Get some air between songs on Skyfall’s outdoor patio, and enjoy the view from there.

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A hotel that is as grand as its sister, Delano provides the same relaxing ambiance through open, soothing ambiance all throughout the property

5. Whiskey Down at MGM Grand

friends laughing and enjoying whiskey at down in MGM Grand

What the Juniper Lounge is to gin, Whiskey down is to whiskey. Both American whiskey, Canadian whiskey, Irish whiskey, and Scotch whiskey are sold here, and you can order these within craft cocktails. 

Whiskey Down is located in the MGM Grand, and has a gaming atmosphere, so you will be able to place blackjack or video poker while sipping the whiskey of your choice. The dress code for this lounge is casual, so you can relax on a comfy leather sofa in your favorite cute outfit. Friday and Saturday, Whiskey Down is open twenty-four hours, so stop by any time of day.

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6. Clique Bar and Lounge at The Cosmopolitan

Clique Bar and lounge, within the Cosmopolitan, is one of the coolest and most unique Las Vegas lounges. One reason this place is unique is due to its tableside mixology. Your bartenders will make up drinks at your table, making your drink before your eyes. Of course, they also have specialty cocktails to order, like the Silk Robe, made of Remy, maraschino, creme de violette, lemon, cranberry and muddled mint. Fun shooters are available here too, one served in a toasted marshmallow and the other serviced in a hollowed cucumber slice. 

Glasses of brandy or cognac on a wooden table
Glasses of brandy or cognac on a wooden table

You can eat here, too, by ordering table snacks or desserts. The table snacks are small and cost-effective, with tasty flavors hard to find anywhere else. Finally, make sure you try the fried Oreos.

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7. Skybar at Waldorf Astoria

cocktail at waldorf astoria las vegas lounge

The Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas has a lounge, too, located on their twenty-third floor. They offer especially luxurious experiences. The first is a Whistle Pig Grand Tasting, which walks you through one-half ounce of a Whistle Pig 10-year Private Selection, a 12-year-old World Cask Finish and a 15 year Vermont Estate Oak.

 Another experience, the Clase Azul Master Tasting, allows you to try one half ounce of three tequilas- Clase Azul Reposado, Clase Azul Anejo, and Azul Ultra. Finally, the Remy Martin Louis XIII experience gets you a taste of a very special blend- 1,200 eaux-de-vie, a raw brandy. A single half ounce of this is $100, a full ounce is $200, and a two-ounce glass is $400.

Drinks aren’t all that’s offered at Skybar. Enjoy Vegas-themed drinks like the Mojave, Sinatra or the Boulder Dam. They also have beers, wines, mocktails and delicious small plates. Craving sushi? Have some at Skybar, and then order Sinnamon churros for dessert.

Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas (from USD $125 )

Waldorf Astoria's long-standing history in the hospitality industry guarantees that guests to its Las Vegas Strip location will receive top-quality services.

7 Best Lounges on the Las Vegas Strip

Find More Lounges On The Strip

So, what are the best lounges on the Strip? There are so many, it really depends on what you are looking for. Want a relaxed atmosphere? Go to ALIBI Ultra. Want to enjoy happy hour in the lap of luxury? Relax at Skybar. Want to continue the party after a great concert? Go to the Foundation Room. Regardless, you won’t be disappointed with your Las Vegas lounge experience.

Frequently Asked Questions About Lounges on the Strip

What are some must see bar lounges on the Strip in Las Vegas?

Lounges on the Strip can have laid-back or nightclub vibes, such as Foundation Room at Mandalay Bay or ALIBI Ultra Lounge at ARIA Resort & Casino.

Do lounges on the Strip in Las Vegas have age restrictions?

Anyone under 21 years of age are not allowed inside lounges on the Strip, making it an activity that is for adults only.

Do lounges on the Strip have cover charges?

Many Strip lounges don’t charge for admission, but nightclubs on the Strip can charge an entrance fee.

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