Circus Circus Reno is a hotel and casino resort located in the middle of Reno’s downtown area. The resort has been operating for 30 years and it is owned by MGM Mirage. Circus Circus hotel has over 1,500 guest rooms and suites, shopping outlet, 22,000 sq. feet of meeting space, fitness and massage center, gourmet restaurants and casual dinners, and a large casino floor. Circus Circus Reno has entertainment for the whole family. The hotel’s decorations and activities evolve around a circus theme and even offer carnival games like those found at a circus fair. There also are weekly circus shows at their Midway entertainment venue, which has hosted athletes and performers from the Cirque du Soleil and Ringling Brothers. Circus Circus Reno connects via a skybridge with two other Reno hotels, Silver Legacy and Eldorado Hotel Casino.
Rooms and suites at Circus Circus Reno
There are two different kinds of guest rooms and three different suite types at Circus Circus.
Double Queen Bedroom: Plainly decorated rooms with two queen-sized beds. Located both at North and Sky Towers. Room size: 355 square feet.
Single King Bedroom: Violet colored decorations with one king-sized bed. Varying in sizes from 347 to 383 square feet. The bigger rooms are found at the North Tower.
Mini Suites: Spacious suite with king-sized bed and living area. Living room features queen-sized pull out bed and sitting area. Suites sizes go between 541 to 639 square feet.
VIP Suites: Luxury suites with large king-sized bed and doors separating bedroom from living room. Featuring marble floor entrance, four person dining table, and a large Spa tub. VIP suites are from 615 to 729 square feet in size.
Executive Suites: Circus Circus most sophisticated suite. With several living areas, 3-person Spa tub and cherry oak furniture. Varying in sizes between 1062 and 1082 square feet.
All of the guest rooms and suites at Circus Circus include the following amenities:
- Cable Television
- Writing desk
- Radio Alarm Clock
- Hair Dryer
- Air Conditioning
- Coffee Maker
- Wireless Internet Access (for a small fee)
Circus Circus also features a Hound Hotel with 8 doghouses for your cherished pet. The kennels are 5 feet by 3 feet in size and are climate-controlled.
Shopping at Circus Circus
Circus Circus Reno has the following 6 apparel and gift shops open daily for all guests:
The Veranda Store: Coffee/tea mugs, T-shirts, baseball caps and other products with the Circus Circus Hotel logo
The Jewelry Shoppe: Selling the finest jewelry and accessories in gold, silver and Black Hill Gold.
The Lobby Store: Wide variety of items, from collectibles to traditional souvenirs.
The Logo Store: Retail shop with an assortment of gifts from handmade figurines to hand-painted ceramics.
Apparel Express: Clothing and miscellaneous products all for $20 or less.
The Country Store: Souvenir store selling crafts, magnets and key chains.
The Steakhouse at Circus: Serves the best of USDA Choice beef plus poultry and seafood dishes. Main courses start at $20. Bar features a 200 wine list, beers and signature Martinis. Open Thursdays through Sundays.
Kokopelli’s Sushi: Open daily, serving sushi a la carte or by the all-you-can-eat sushi bar. Unlimited sushi starts at $19.95.
Smokin’ Gecko’s BBQ: Open daily till 10pm, serving ribs, BBQ chicken and beef, pizzas. Price range $8 to $25.
Main Street Deli: Open daily till 2am, serving non-stop for 24 hours on Friday and Saturday. Quick serving snacks and meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Featuring 16 homemade ice-cream flavors.
Americana Café: Open daily till 11pm, serving American dishes in casual environment. Price range $7 to $15.
Courtyard Buffet: Open daily till 9pm on weekdays and 10pm on Friday and Saturday. Serves food from all over the world separated into the designated American, Italian, German, Asian areas. Also features a Noodle Bar.
The Midway Venue
Circus Circus Reno has dedicated a large area of its second floor to the Midway entertainment center that features 28 carnival games, 48 redemption games and over 60 arcade games. The center is open daily till midnight.
Circus Circus Casino
There is nearly 65,000 square feet of gambling action at Circus Circus Reno. Currently the casino is offering 44 of the most popular table games such as Blackjack, Craps, Roulette and 3/4 Card Poker. There are over 50 flat screens all over the casino floor with sporting events and gaming results. There is a Race/Sport book area that can deliver up to $50,000 wins with a single ticket.
Circus Circus has recently refurbished its Poker Room. The new Poker Room has daily tournaments and invites both amateur and professional poker players. The staff is always willing to help players understand the game, so don’t be shy to ask. Special high-ranking hand and Bad Beat jackpots are given away regularly at the Poker Room.
Near the casino floor players may enjoy beverages and drinks at the Carousel Bar.
Slot machines at Circus Circus Reno
There are over 1,200 slot machines distributed over the casino floor. The slot denomination range is between penny to ten dollars. There are several IGT Nevada state-wide progressive slot machines such as Megabucks, Addams Family, Austin Powers and Wheel of Fortune Progressive Dollar. There are both classic three-reel and video slots at Circus Circus, such as Enchanted Unicorn, Ebay and Lobster Mania.
Players that sign up for Circus Circus loyalty program One Club can get free meals, cashback points and free slot play when using the One Club card at the slot machines.
Recent additions to Circus Circus slot selection include:
- Wolf Run
- Double Agent
- Coyote Moon
- 50 Lions
- Choy Sun Do
- Dragon Lord
- Treasure Kings
- Pelican Pete
- Money Tree
- Frog Princess