Reno - Hotels and Hotel/Casinos
Each year, the Reno-Sparks area welcomes tens of thousands of burners en route to and from Black Rock City. A regular tourist destination year-round, there are plenty of places in the region to dust off, grab a shower, lounge at a pool, gobble some food, maybe gamble, dance or catch some entertainment, and lay your head down on a real bed for a night. We particularly recommend checking beforehand on parking availability for RV’s and other large spaceships.
The lodging options listed below are relatively popular among burners for their location, amenities and hospitality. Some even offer special rates for burners (note room taxes also generally apply). Most also have restaurants, gaming, entertainment and other amenities. Each listing is linked to the shopping hub wherein it is located so you can see if its along your trek and what else is nearby. Find further info on these and many other places to stay, as well as info on other destinations, activities, and events in the region here, thanks to the Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority. As said, hotels and motels abound, so for the bigger picture of the options available to you, also check out the Yellow Book – Reno Hotels.
We also include some nice RV Parks and campgrounds if you want to go that route, as well as some places to get a shower after life on the playa and before you board your plane.
Finally, a few important reminders wherever you’re staying:
- Please conduct yourself appropriately and politely.
- Do not smoke in non-smoking rooms.
- Do not move furniture around the property.
- Do not leave your trash unless it is at an authorized and approved location.
Atlantis Casino Resort Spa
3800 South Virginia Street – 775-825-4700 / 800-723-6500 - (Moana)
Atlantis is offering a discount rate pre-event for Sunday and Monday August 24-25 and a luxury package for post event for Monday September 1. Check online or call for reservations and further info.
255 North McCarran Blvd – 775-58-2222 – (East McCarran & Prater Way)
Circus Circus Reno Hotel and Casino
500 North Sierra Street – 800-648-5010 - (Downtown)
Circus Circus is offering a discount rate of $37 on Aug. 20-22, Aug. 25-28, and Sep. 1-5, and $97 on Aug. 23-24, Aug. 29-31. Taxes also apply. Reserve online or call using code: PBURN14. In addition to gambling, Circus also has 6 restaurants, a fitness center and tons of games, and is connected to the Silver Legacy and Eldorado Casino Resorts where you will find bars, nightclubs, additional restaurants and other entertainment. Plenty free parking for RV's and other large vehicles.
Club Cal Neva
133 North Virginia Street – 877-777-7303 – (Downtown)
Very supportive of local burner community, the Cal Neva is providing a great discount at $29 during Sep. 1-4. Reserve online or call using offer code: Burn 14. Cal Neva also has value gaming and quality restaurants.
701 East 7th Street – 775-786-4070 – (Downtown)
I-80 at North Wells Avenue Exit #14.
666 North Wells Avenue – 775-329-3125 – (Downtown)
I-80 at North Wells Avenue Exit #14.
El Dorado Hotel & Casino
345 North Virginia Street – 800 648-5966 – 775 879-8879 – (Downtown)
Eldorado has a world-class hotel, restaurants, micro-brewery, night club, pool and plenty of parking. Also the dropoff/boarding stop for Mega Bus with very affordable ($15-$20) daily trips to and from San Francisco and Sacramento, CA.
Grand Sierra Resort
2500 East 2nd Street – 775-789-2000 – 800-501-2651 (Grand Sierra Resort)
The area’s largest hotel resort and very burner-friendly Grand Sierra is offering a discount of 50% off its prevailing rates for members of our community during August 22-28 and 15% off after Burning Man. When calling or booking online for reservations, give this discount code: BURN14.
Also of note, there will again be a massive party this year for those returning from the playa Sep. 1-4 — Depressurization Music and Art Festival will feature dj’s and live acts at the new ultra-modern, elegant and unruly nightclub Lex, and at the pool and other venues.
Grand Sierra also has top-notch restaurants, bars, shopping boutiques, a bowling center, movie theater, park rides and golf range.
Additionally, Grand Sierra also has a year-round RV park with greywater service. And, for just our community, they will have a parking lot set off for overnight RV parking.
219 North Center Street – 888-788-3232 - (Downtown)
Harrah’s is offering discount room rates for beautiful rooms at $39 during August 25-28 and Sept 1-3. Reserve online here. Also has wonderful restaurants and limited parking for over-sized vehicles.
Hilton Garden Inn
9920 Double R Boulevard – 775-850-9700 - (South Meadows Parkway)
Offering discount rate of $104 for single or double occupancy ($5 extra per person for triple or quad occupancy). Call for reservations and use code: Burn ‘N Breakfast Special. Includes free airport shuttle, hot breakfast, wifi, mini-refrigerator, microwave and coffee-maker. Non-smoking hotel.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
2375 Market Street – 775-229-7070 - (Plumb Lane)
Offering discount rate for rooms with single king or two queen beds at $119.00 from Aug. 20-Sept. 8 (subject to availability). Comes with complementary hot breakfast and coffee.
Hyatt Place Reno Tahoe Airport
1790 East Plumb Lane – 775-826-2500 - (Plumb Lane)
Directly across from the Reno Airport with airport shuttle service. Offers rate of $134 plus 13% room tax. Comes with free breakfast and wifi. Has pool and fitness center onsite, and has healthy food options available 24/7. Reserve online or call, using code: G-BURN.
325 West Main Street – 775-575-4452 – (Fernley)
Legacy Vacation Club Reno
140 Court Street – 775-329-4251 – 866-507-1429 - (Downtown)
Within short walking distance of all that Downtown Reno has to offer. Rooms include mini-kitchens and indoor pool is onsite.
The Morris Burner Hotel / Hostel
400 East Fourth Street – 775-327-1171 - map - (Downtown)
The already world-famous and first-of-its-kind Morris Hotel and Hostel, founded and owned by burner Jungle Jim, and created and operated by many burners in the local burner community, is a hotel, hostel, art space, performance venue, and membership community and experiment inspired by and seeking to extend our culture beyond the playa for the world burner community. Among the many noteworthy features is that guest hotel rooms have been been uniquely styled by local artists, all guests can participate in communal meals, there are nearby restaurants with discounts for guests of the Morris, events happening all the time (such as outdoor concerts and movie nights), an in-house tv and radio station, wifi, and visitors, volunteers, artists and donations are very much welcome and appreciated. The Morris should also be afire during the month of August and September, particularly around the week of Burning Man, and there is even talk about “virgin boot camps” for newbie burners and various events. If you would like to inquire about a room or bed and daily or weekly rates, or for any questions, you should SEND AN EMAIL to email@example.com. Note, rooms/beds are likely to fill up fast, so best to RSVP ASAP. Also suggested that you join their community page on Facebook here.
866 North Wells Avenue, Reno, NV 89512 – 775-786-9852 – 775-786-3162 – (Downtown)
Peppermill Hotel Casino
2707 South Virginia Street – 775-826-2121 – 800-648-6992 - (Plumb Lane)
One of Reno’s most luxurious hotel-casinos, and a favorite among many burners, the Peppermill offers many creature comforts, including top-notch rooms, restaurants, clubs, bars and pools. Free wifi and parking also available. Finally, they’re offering room rates during Aug. 17-Sept. 6 — rates will fluctuate from $69.99 or up depending on the dates and availability. You can simply reserve online and the discount will be applied. Or if you would like to call for reservations, call 866-821-9996 and give them the code: HBURN14.
Residence Inn by Marriott
9845 Gateway Drive – 775-853-8800 - (South Meadows Parkway)
Offers $169 nightly rate from Aug. 21-25 and Sept. 1-4. Call 800-546-9341 for reservation. Amenities include full kitchen, outdoor pool and hot tub, and full breakfast buffet. If you have an RV, please call ahead to make parking arrangements.
Sands Regency Casino Hotel
345 North Arlington Avenue – 866-386-7829 - (Downtown)
Sands is offering discount rates for spacious rooms at $30 for Aug. 18-21, Aug. 24-28, and Sep. 1-4; $65 for Aug. for 22-23 and Sept. 5; and $85 for Aug. 29-31. Reserve by calling and mention that you are going to “Playa14″ for the discount. Also has plenty of free parking for RV’s, and an outdoor pool complex.
Siena Hotel Spa Casino
1 South Lake Street – 877-743-6233 - (Downtown)
Located right next to the Truckee River, the luxury-infused Siena offers competitive rates. Rooms come with free wifi, refrigerator, ipod docking station, and other amenities. Call for further info and reservations.
Silver Legacy Resort Casino
407 North Virginia Street – 800-687-8733 - (Downtown)
The Silver Legacy is offering a 20% discount off the prevailing rate and based on availability Aug. 21-28 and Sept. 1-4 — offer not valid Aug. 29-31. Reserve online or call using code: BURN14. Along with refreshing rooms and suits, the Silver Legacy also has some great restaurants and entertainment.
1350 Newlands Drive West – 775-575-5555 – (Fernley)
Whitney Peak Hotel
255 North Virginia Street – 775-398-5400 - (Downtown)
Located to the Reno Arch and just opened, the Whitney Peak is a luxury boutique hotel offering $189 nightly rate for standard or double rooms Aug. 22-Sept. 4, and a $249 nightly rate for concierge level rooms. Call or book online for rooms. All rooms are non-smoking. The hotel also has a restaurant, concert hall and outdoor climbing wall (up the side of the building!).
Wildflower Village Motel, Hostel and B&B
4395 West Fourth Street – 775-827-5250 / 775-787-3769 – (West McCarran and Mae Anne Ave)
Wildflower Village is perhaps the coziest of options in the region for burners looking to chill following a week on the playa. Serving as a hostel, motel, bed-and-breakfast, and artist gallery on the less-populated edge of West Reno above the Truckee River. Nightly rates are: hostel beds are $30/person, motel rooms (for two) are $55, and large bed-and-breakfast rooms are $125/couples. Room tax applies. Best to RSVP asap while rooms last. Parking out front. Next door is a coffeeshop with wifi, a pub with musicians welcome and featuring among its many libations several brands of absinthe, the vintage and recycled clothing shop Bella’s Trunk, and two art galleries featuring around 100 local artists.
RV Parks and Campgrounds
Big Bend RV Park
#1 Big Bend Ranch Road – 775-575-2185 – 775-224-1310 – (Wadsworth)
Open daily 9am-5:30pm. Located near the Truckee River, Big Bend RV Park is a great place to park your RV or set up a tent. $25/night with full hook-ups, cable, electric, WiFi, laundry, shower and garbage. $15/night for tents. Weekly rates also available.
1-80 Smokeshop & Campground
1000 Smoke Shop Circle – 775-575-2181 – (Wadsworth)
Open 7am-8pm during Burning Man hours. $25.00/night with hookups for RV & campers. $15/night for tents. Weekly rates also available. Showers, laundry, and restroom facility onsite.
Desert Rose RV Park
3285 US Highway 50 East – 775-575-9399 – (Fernley)
Located 4 miles east of Fernley next to Highway 50.
Pilot Travel Center
465 US Highway 95A North – 775-575-5115 - (Fernley)
TA Travel Center
I-80 Exit #19 East McCarran Blvd, Sparks, NV – 775-359-0550 – (East McCarran & Prater Way)
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Need more info? Try: Reno-Sparks Convention & Visitors Authority, Reno News and Review, Reno Gazette-Journal, Reno Magazine, Reno Tahoe Tonight, National Traffic and Road Closure Information, PlayReno, NevadaNet, goTahoe.com, Tahoe.com, Fernleynews.com.