Hotels near Nellis Air Force Base
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Nellis Air Force Base is located on the northern side of Las Vegas well beyond the bustling energy and colorful lights of the strip and downtown. Hotels in this part of Las Vegas are cheap and cater to military families. Due to its location, you need a car to get from this section of town to the more touristy areas.

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near Nellis Air Force Base

Santa Fe Station Hotel & Casino
Santa Fe Station Hotel & Casino
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7.9
Good
4949 N Rancho Dr, Las Vegas
from $31
Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas
Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas
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9.3
Excellent
3960 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas
from $189
Courtyard by Marriott Las Vegas Summerlin
Courtyard by Marriott Las Vegas Summerlin
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8.2
Excellent
1901 N Rainbow Blvd, Las Vegas
from $78
Wyndham Grand Desert
Wyndham Grand Desert
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8.6
Excellent
265 E Harmon Ave, Las Vegas
from $123
Desert Rose Resort
Desert Rose Resort
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8.5
Excellent
5051 Duke Ellington Way, Las Vegas
from $98
The Orleans Hotel & Casino
The Orleans Hotel & Casino
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8.3
Excellent
4500 W Tropicana Ave, Las Vegas
from $36
the D Las Vegas
the D Las Vegas
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8.1
Excellent
301 Fremont St, Las Vegas
from $17
Tropicana Las Vegas - a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
Tropicana Las Vegas - a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
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7.7
Good
3801 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas
from $41
The Westin Las Vegas Hotel, Casino & Spa
The Westin Las Vegas Hotel, Casino & Spa
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8.3
Excellent
160 E Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas
from $62
Platinum Hotel
Platinum Hotel
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8.8
Excellent
211 E Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas
from $118
More About Hotels near Nellis Air Force Base...

What's Nellis Air Force Base?

Nellis Air Force Base is the home of the “American Fighter Pilot” and the U.S. Air Force Warfare Center, which trains combat aviator crews in some of the most demanding air combat in the world. The base is also home to the Thunderbird Museum. If you do not have base access, you can only visit with an approved tour group. 

Which Hotels Have the Best View Near Nellis Air Force Base?

There’s not a huge choice of hotels in this area, but there are a lot of economical options. The Nellis Inn (Air Force Base lodging for military personnel), La Quinta Inn Las Vegas Nellis, the Holiday Inn Express, and the Super 8 Las Vegas Nellis AFB Area are nearby. If your idea of a great view is watching planes, any of these hotels will do.

What are the Benefits and Drawbacks of Staying Near Nellis Air Force Base?

This northern area of Vegas is cheap. Hotel rates are well under $100 a night compared to the strip, which generally runs $200 and higher. However, the location isn’t within walking distance of any of the Vegas tourist attractions. Also, since Nellis is an active air force base, you will hear planes coming and going at all times and hotels could be booked if something is going on during your planned stay.

What Do I Need to Know About Nellis Air Force Base?

You cannot go to Nellis and expect a tour. They do not have a public tour program to accommodate individuals, families, or small groups. The only way to tour the base is through an approved tour group. DOD ID card holders with installation access may conduct personal tours of small groups, but proper forms must be submitted and approved ahead of time. ROTC groups from Nevada may be eligible for tours on a limited basis. 

 

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