The sprawling resort is best known for its New York City theme. You’ll discover a half-size replica of the Statue of Liberty welcoming you to the hotel and can even enter via a 300-foot-long re-creation of the Brooklyn Bridge. Crave the ethnic flavor of Chinatown and Little Italy? Yearn for the energy of Times Square? Fancy the amusement of Coney Island? They’re all right here as well.
The façade at New York-New York is based on Manhattan’s skyline. Twelve renowned skyscrapers have been emulated at about one-third of their actual size. They house the resort’s 2,024 comfortable rooms and suites. This means you can choose to stay in the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building or whatever other super tower you adore.
New York City is known for its entertainment scene — and New York-New York has followed suit. Although far from Broadway, the Cirque du Soleil production of “Zumanity” is a powerful and provocative theatrical display. Unlike the troupe’s typical avant-garde circus performances, this one will take you into an adults-only world where you’ll have to leave your inhibitions behind.
Just like the “city that never sleeps,” New York-New York is home to an array of nightlife venues that keep going until the wee hours. You can experience a live version of the saloon that was featured in its own movie at Coyote Ugly. Nine Fine Irishmen, an authentic Irish pub imported directly from the Emerald Isle, has bragging rights to being the most congenial gathering spot. There’s just no better place in Las Vegas to grab a pint of Guinness and soak up the “craic” (i.e., the Celtic word for fun and good conversation).
Other spots in New York-New York also let the good times roll. The Sporting House Bar & Grill is like heaven to sports fans with 130 high-definition TVs, interactive games and plenty of snack-style eats. Over at The Bar at Times Square, you can listen to a boisterous performance by dueling pianos.
Like New York City, a bounty of culinary delights are located here. Cut into a succulent steak at Gallagher’s Steakhouse, a New York City landmark since 1927. Gonzalez y Gonzalez offers south-of-the-border favorites in a rendition of another beloved NYC restaurant. Chin Chin Café serves Chinese food and sushi in a trendy atmosphere. For casual meals, you can always grab a bite at one of the Village Eateries, the 24-hour café America or, of course, Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs.