Colorado Belle Hotel & Casino
An authentic replica of a three-deck Mississippi paddle-wheeler.
Big brass-and-glass doors welcome visitors to this 608-foot, nineteenth-century-style stationary riverboat. In keeping with the water motif, there is a small sandy beach, a manmade waterfall, two pools and a poolside bar. While kids play in in the video arcade, parents head for the 65,000 square feet of gaming space. Room service for continental breakfasts is available to those staying in the 1,238-nautically themed rooms and suites. Pints Brewery & Sports Bar is Laughlin's only microbrewery and opens at 11 a.m. daily. It turns out beer and root beer to complement the mesquite-grilled steaks and savory fare baked in the wood-fired pizza oven. Among other dining options are lunch and dinner buffets with such items as Alaskan king crab and peel-and-eat shrimp, as well as Mark Twain's barbecue restaurant. There's a 6,500-square-foot facility for banquets of up to 300 guests or meetings for as many as 600. The Colorado Belle is located right on the water's edge.