Part of the Caesars‘ chain of hotels and casinos, offering a diverse range of entertainment and casino experiences around the world, The Linq Las Vegas Hotel are located at 3535 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Originally opened in 1959 as the Flamingo Capri with 180 rooms, next to the Flamingo Hotel, a casino was added in 1972. By 1979 it was the Imperial Palace Tower with 650 rooms. During the 1980s extra towers were added bringing the number of rooms to over 2,600. In 2012 the resort was renamed the Quad and was the second largest hotel in the world that was privately owned. And finally after a staggering $223 million renovation, The Linq Las Vegas Hotel was opened in 2014. The adjacent shopping Centre on The Linq Las Vegas Promenade gave rise to the new name and it was officially opened on October 30 2014.
Part of the history of the area lies with several movies. The exterior was used in Midnight Run as the casino for Jimmy Serano’s, played by Dennis farina, base of operations. As the Imperial Palace, the Las Vegas scenes of Love Streams the John Cassavete’s movie were filmed here. It was named the Four Dragons Casino in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. The character Alotta Fagina from Austin Powers: International man of Mystery stayed at the Imperial Palace.
Offering visitors two unique experiences is The Linq Las Vegas Hotel and Casino. Fly high above the Las Vegas strip on a zip line or hop on the High Roller, the world’s tallest observation wheel. Both give fantastic views of the region. See Las Vegas from a different view point. The Fly Linq comprising 20 zip lines side by side was opened in late 2018 while the 550 foot tall High Roller was opened in 2014.