Grand Sierra Resort  3 stars

2500 E 2Nd Street, Reno, United States, 89595  show mapSave
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Grand Sierra Resort is situated in the heart of Reno near Knitting Factory, Cinemark-Century Park Lane 16 Movie Theater and National Automobile Museum. Founded in 1978, the hotel underwent a complete renovation in 2012.

Nugget Hotel and Casino, Nevada Museum of Art and Wingfield Park Amphitheater are located just 2.8km away. 30 minutes away from Reno city center.

Close to casinos and restaurants, this hotel also offers a nightclub, a tennis court and indoor golf-simulators on site.

Due to the hotel's fabulous location, it will only take you a 5-minute drive to get to the Reno/Tahoe airport.


The property comprises 2000 contemporary rooms equipped with wet bar, wireless internet, a work desk, central heating and LCD TV. All rooms have tile floor and custom-made furniture.


A buffet breakfast is offered at the café. At the casual restaurant guests can enjoy international cuisine. Cocktails can be savored in the coffee bar.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 


Grand Sierra Resort offers business facilities, such as a photocopier, a business center and internet access and provides free shuttle service, concierge service and 24-hour reception.


Guests are free to use massage, a hot tub and a health club along with such sport activities as hiking, beach volleyball and bowling. The on-site fitness center features a gym and fitness classes.


Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Free Private hotel parking is possible on site.

Year renovated   2012.  Number of floors   27.  Number of rooms   2003.

City Center Reno - 1.9 mi
Airports Reno/Tahoe (RNO) - 1.8 mi
Bus stop - 1000 ft
Restaurants RIM at Grand Sierra Resort (cuisine: Asian) - 200 ft, Elements Buffet (cuisine: American) - 500 ft
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  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Car rental
  • Currency exchange
  • Pets allowed
  • Elevator
  • Airport shuttle
  • Shoe shine stand
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Hairdresser
  • Tour desk
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Mini golf
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Shops/commercial Services
  • Valet parking
  • Medical Facilities Service
  • Laundry
  • Shuttle service
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Cocktail lounge
  • Poolside snack bar
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Children's facilities
  • Child care
  • Game room
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
  • Wheel chair access
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Swimming pool
  • Casino
  • Sauna
  • Bowling
  • Fitness center
  • Golf
  • Exercise gym
  • Skiing
  • Night club
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Tennis court
  • Hot tub
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Hammam
Room facilities
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • Work desk
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Hair dryer
  • Cable TV
  • Telephone
  • Internet access
  • TV



from  11 am


until  11 am

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 17 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 25 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay at the price of USD 25 per person per night in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets are not allowed.

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Standard Room
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Bed type: Queen Size Bed

The standard room is spacious at almost 500 square feet with considerable more living space than many hotels. With an option of one king bed or two double bed accommodations the standard room fits your needs.

Junior Suite
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The Junior Suite offers a spacious room with the option of a king bed or two doubles. Also included is a small seating area for relaxing or dining or just enjoying a libation.

Petite Suite
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The Petite Suite offers the feel of two separate rooms with a generous living area and a bedroom with an option of a king bed or two double beds. This ample room is over 900 square feet offering a very comfortable and relaxing lodging option.

Grand 2 Suite
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This 420 square foot Hotel room is the perfect blend of luxury and style adorned with custom leather and suede furniture accented in warm, rich colors

Grand Suite
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This 558 square foot Hotel room is decorated in a sophisticated palette of colors - cream, brown, and black - which exudes contemporary style.

Loft Suite
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This 922 square foot Hotel Suite is a cool haven for relaxation or entertaining friends and family with separate living and sleeping quarter.

The Summit Grand 2 Suite
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One king bed or two double beds with premium bedding. 420 square feet. View of Sierras. Floors 17 - 27.

The Summit Grand Suite
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One king bed or two double beds with premium bedding. 558 square feet. View of Sierras. Floors 17 - 27.

Grand Sierra Resort LocationWhat's nearby

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What's nearby

  • Sky High Thrill Rides
    1700 ft
  • Fun Quest
    1700 ft
  • Village Creek Gallery
    2300 ft
  • New Medium Art Gallery
    2300 ft
  • Ballantine's Ballroom and School
    2000 ft
Universities, Institutes
  • Northern Nevada Beauty Academy
    2700 ft
  • Nevada School of Insurance
    1.5 mi
Air business related
Medical care and Hospitals
  • Healthsouth Rehab Hospital
    3000 ft
  • Healthwear Plus at Washoe
    4000 ft
  • Washoe Health System
    4300 ft
  • Sierra Regional Eye and Tissue
    4300 ft
  • Va Sierra Nevada Health Syst
    1.1 mi
  • Family Counseling Svc
    1.4 mi
  • Bhc West Hills Hospital
    1.4 mi
  • Ett
    3000 ft
  • Diamond's Casino
    1.3 mi

Local Attractions

  • National Automobile Museum
    1.5 mi
    10 S Lake St, Reno
  • Terry Lee Wells Nevada Discovery Museum
    1.6 mi
    490 S Center St, Reno
  • Nevada Museum of Art
    1.8 mi
    160 W Liberty St, Reno
  • Wilbur D. May Center
    1.8 mi
    1595 N. Sierra, Reno
  • Wingfield Park Amphitheater
    1.9 mi
    2 N Arlington Ave, Reno

Near the hotel

  • Ultimate Rush Speed & Thrill Park
    1500 ft
    2500 East Second Street, Reno

Restaurants Nearby

  • RIM at Grand Sierra Resort

    70% likes this, based on 71 reviews
    Cuisine: Asian
    Price Range: USD 20 - USD 30

    200 ft
    Grand Sierra Resort

    Phone: 775-789-1661

  • Elements Buffet

    51% likes this, based on 69 reviews
    Cuisine: American

    500 ft
    Grand Sierra Resort

    Phone: 775-789-2000

  • Charlie Palmer Steak Reno

    65% likes this, based on 137 reviews
    Cuisine: Steakhouse
    Price Range: USD 31 - USD 51

    1500 ft
    2500 East Second Street

    Phone: 775 789-2456

  • Johnny Rockets

    55% likes this, based on 87 reviews
    Cuisine: Hamburgers, Hot Dogs
    Price Range: USD 1 - USD 21

    1500 ft
    2500 E 2nd St

    Phone: (775) 333-5200

  • Briscola Restaurant

    61% likes this, based on 29 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: USD 30 - USD 30

    1500 ft
    2500 E. Second Street

Grand Sierra Resort Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Grand Sierra Resort

Average guest rating

out of 10
Very good
Based on 213 reviews

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Individual guest reviews

  • Family with children

    It doesn't have the restraunts, buffets, and attractions it needs for as far away from "the strip" as it is. The pool is so so, the rooms are small and noisy. It took us an hour to check in and the line really wasn't all that long. It is not a destination spot- it is just a cheap room.

    • Average rating
  • Group of friends

    Rooms were very nice, beds comfortable.

    The check in staff were not friendly at all and gave the impression they were a bit above everyone. I have stayed in some very expensive hotels and have never seen this.Perhaps they need some instructions on common hospitality and friendliness.

    • Average rating
  • Family with children

    Very good food. Casino had some opportunities for inexpensive play. Grand Suite was very nice, with a great view.

    Slow elevators. Difficulty parking.

    • Average rating
  • Older travelers

    Large rooms, clean, nice layout of casino

    Dinner buffet was horible. I would never eat there again

    • Average rating
  • Single

    So much offered for guests...bowling, golf simulators, etc.

    • Average rating
  • Couple

    Was there for a bowling tournament. The best thing was the bowling alley was in the casino.

    Check in was at 3pm, room was not ready until after 4:30 pm, was told I would receive a phone call when room was ready, no call. No opening windows, charged $5 a day for use of a fridge. Ice/vending machines only on certain floors. $11.99 resort fee and I get is 2 bottles of water and wi-fi !!!!!

    • Average rating
  • Couple

    Everything was available there! The bowling alley was really fun! & the room was huge!! :)

    The fact that not all the restaurants were open around noon.. Oh and shades for parking. You guys need to make a parking garage!!!

    • Average rating
  • Family with children

    The Event Center and Staff were excellent!!! We had a great visit. Meals expensive, but had cheaper pizza and sandwich places for the kids on the A floor. Had a great deal of activities for families. Would request arcade stay open later on weekends instead of running families out at 10:30. Our room was sweet! Thank goodness for the refrigerator in our room since the food prices were high and most eating establishments were on the casino floor. Bathrooms to die for and the maid staff were very detailed. We would definately stay again, but maybe during the week as the cost was high. The best thing on the Sierra is it was not on the strip and parking was safe, and it was inclusive so you did not need to leave during a convention. Convenience and safety were our main reasons for staying.

    Arcade closes too early on the weekend. Most food places were on the casino floor and priced too high. Had friends staying in the cheaper rooms 4th floor- had no ironing board, or coffe maker.. Sad they had to use ours 15 floors up...Seems like they need to do their homework and see what the people want... our friends will stay at the La Quinta next time.. cheaper and has all of the aminities. Stayed in Windover, NV on the way to Reno and on the way home...The Montigo Bay beats the Sierra in nearly everything except Location. Price for the same quality of room Was 1/3 the price. Plus food and buffets were way better. Sierra was good, but better wasn't hard to find.

    • Average rating
  • Group of friends

    There was a great singer who played 70's and 80's music on Friday and Saturday night.

    • Average rating
  • Family with children

    Rooms are very dark, and air conditioning did not work. Also food prices were very expensive in the hotel.

    • Average rating
  • Older travelers

    We only stayed one night and had to catch an early morning flight; but, enjoyed our stay..glad we chose the Grand Sierra Resort.

    • Average rating
  • Older travelers

    Easy access from the freeway and airport, fun slot machines, great selection of restaurants. excellant staff!!

    • Average rating
  • Single

    There was plenty going on at the hotel as far as entertainment. The room was comfortable. There are a variety of restaurants. The staff was friendly and helpful

    Well as a non-smoker I didn't like that the entire hotel smelled of smoke but when there is smoking allowed in a facility then it is an inevitability that everything will smell of cigarette smoke.

    • Average rating
  • Group of friends

    The amenities were wonderful. I felt that I could have stayed there & never needed to leave - Anything that I needed was available right there. Great food, Gym & Spa, Shopping, Theater, Casino. No need to leave the property.

    • Average rating
  • Single

    Quiet, clean rooms--great amenities

    No coffeemaker in the room!

    • Average rating
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