3 star hotel
Area: Las Vegas
0.21 mi from Desert Research Institute
Best Rooms: Baymont Las Vegas Flamingo, located next to Palos Verdes St. offers a view of the pool from inward-facing rooms.
Best Rooms: Rooms ending in *23 - *33 at the front of the hotel facing Paradise Rd. (e.g. 224, 429, 630) offer views of the pool as well as a view of the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, which is particularly nice at night.
Best Rooms: The hotel is a mile off the Strip and doesn’t really offer Strip views. The available views are of the mountains and the pool. The pool view is the preferred view; mountain view rooms will also have a view of the airport. The pool view is the preferred view; rooms with mountain views will also have a view of the airport.
2.5 star hotel
Area: Paradise Palms
0.83 mi from Desert Research Institute
Best Rooms: Suites facing Algonquin Dr. offer the best available views, which are of surrounding buildings.
Best Rooms: Best Western McCarran Inn offers an exceptional view of the pool from rooms facing north on all floors.
Best Rooms: Rooms face either the Strip or the mountains and the airport. Guests enjoy both views, but you should request to be placed on floor 10 or above for something a little nicer.
Best Rooms: Premier room types offer great views of the Las Vegas Strip while Red Room Premier room types offer even better views overlooking the pool and centering in on the Eiffel Tower and Las Vegas Strip.