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Grand Sierra Resort

Awards and Honors

The award-winning Grand Sierra Resort has been voted best hotel and casino in Reno time and time again.

Grand Sierra Resort is honored to be consistently recognized by our valued guests and the industry for excellence in every facet of our resort. We appreciate the support of everyone and appreciate the recognition.

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“Best of Gaming” Awards — Casino Player Magazine

  • Best Overall Gaming Resort 1st Place: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015; 3rd Place: 2014
  • Favorite Casino Resort to Vacation At 1st Place: 2020, 2019, 2015; 2nd Place: 2018, 2017, 2016; 3rd Place: 2014

“Best of Northern Nevada” Awards – Reno News & Review

  • Best Casino Color Scheme 2nd Place: 2016, 2015, 2014
  • Best Place to Cash Your Check 2nd Place: 2015
  • Best Casino Bartender | Mike Meraz 2nd Place: 2016
  • Best Casino Security 2nd Place: 2015, 2014
  • Best Customer Service 2nd Place: 2015; 3rd Place: 2016
  • Best Casino Carpet 2nd Place: 2016, 2015; 3rd Place: 2014
  • Most Eco-Friendly Casino 2nd Place: 2015; 3rd Place 2016, 2014

“Best of Gaming” Awards — Casino Player Magazine

  • Best Hotel 1st Place: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014
  • Best Hotel Lobby 1st Place: 2020, 2019
  • Best Suites 1st Place: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015
  • Best Rooms 2nd Place: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

“Best of Northern Nevada” Awards – Reno News & Review

  • Best Casino Hotel 2nd Place: 2015; 3rd Place: 2016, 2014
  • Best Casino Hotel for Romantic Getaway 2nd Place: 2015; 3rd Place: 2016, 2014

“Best of Reno” Awards – Reno Gazette Journal

  • Best Hotel 2nd Place: 2017

AAA Diamond Designations – American Automobile Association

  • AAA Four Diamond | The A Tower 2019  

Tripadvisor Awards

  • Traveler’s Choice Award | 2020

“Best of Gaming” Awards — Casino Player Magazine

  • Best Casino 1st Place: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015; 2nd Place: 2014
  • Best Players Club | Club Grand 1st Place: 2020, 2019; 2nd Place: 2018
  • Best Promotions 1st Place: 2019; 2nd Place: 2020
  • Best Table Games 1st Place: 2020
  • Best Slot Tournaments 1st Place: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015
  • Best Poker Room 1st Place: 2020
  • Casino Where You Feel the Luckiest 1st Place: 2020, 2019; 3rd Place: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015
  • Best Reel Slots 1st Place: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015; 2nd Place: 2014
  • Best Video Poker 1st Place: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015
  • Best Live Poker 1st Place: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015
  • Best Bingo 1st Place: 2020
  • Best Keno 1st Place: 2020, 2019, 2018
  • Best Overall Sportsbook | William Hill 1st Place: 2020, 2019, 2018 2nd Place: 2017, 2016; 3rd Place: 2015
  • Best Sportsbook Promotions | William Hill 1st Place: 2020
  • Best Prop Bets | William Hill 2nd Place: 2020
  • Best Dealers 2nd Place: 2020, 2019; 3rd Place: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015
  • Best Video Slots 2nd Place: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017; 3rd Place 2015
  • Best VIP Services 2nd Place: 2019, 2018
  • Best Comps 3rd Place: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015
  • Best Poker Tournaments 3rd Place: 200, 2019, 2017, 2016, 2015
  • Best Non-Smoking Casino 3rd Place: 2020
  • Best Carnival Games 1st Place: 2019, 2018; 3rd Place: 2020
  • Best Craps 3rd Place: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015
  • Best Blackjack 1st Place; 2019; 3rd Place 2020, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015
  • Best High Limit Room 2nd Place: 2019, 2018; 3rd Place: 2020

“Best of Slots” Awards – Strictly Slots

  • Best Overall Casino 1st Place: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015; 2nd Place: 2014
  • Best Variety of Slots 1st Place: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014
  • Best Reel Slots 2nd Place: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014
  • Best Video Slots 1st Place: 2014
  • Best Progressive Slots 1st Place: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014
  • Best Penny Slots 1st Place: 2018, 2017; 2nd Place: 2016, 2015
  • Best Quarter Slots 3rd Place: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014
  • Best 50-Cent Slots 1st Place: 2015, 2014
  • Best Dollar Slots 3rd Place: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014
  • Best $5+ Slots 1st Place: 2018; 2nd Place 2017, 2016, 2015
  • Best High End Slot Area 1st Place: 2016; 2nd Place: 2018, 2017; 3rd Place: 2015, 2014
  • Best Slot Tournaments 1st Place: 2018
  • Casino Where You Feel Luckiest 1st Place: 2018; 3rd Place: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014
  • Best Comps 1st Place: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015; 2nd Place: 2014
  • Best Slot Club Promotion 3rd Place: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014
  • Best Hosts 1st Place: 2018
  • Best Player’s Lounge 1st Place: 2018, 2017, 2016
  • Friendliest Casino 2nd Place: 2018, 2017, 2016

“Best of Northern Nevada” Awards – Reno News & Review

  • Best Casino Poker Room 3rd Place: 2016
  • Best Casino Game Dealer | Olivia Vasquez and Anastasia Chicodreff 1st Place: 2016, 2014
  • Best Sportsbook 2nd Place: 2015, 2014; 3rd Place: 2016
  • Best Casino 2nd Place: 2015; 3rd Place: 2016
  • Best Players Club Reward 2nd Place: 2016, 2015

“Best of Reno” Awards – Reno Gazette Journal

  • Best Casino 2nd Place: 2017
  • Best Player’s Club 1st Place: 2017
  • Best Poker Room 1st Place: 2017
  • Best Sportsbook 2nd Place: 2017
  • Best Table Games 1st Place: 2017
  • Loosest Slots 1st Place: 2017

“10 Best Readers’ Choice” Awards – USA Today

  • Best Casino Outside Las Vegas 3rd Place: 2018

“Best Dining & Nightlife” Awards — Casino Player Magazine

  • Best Overall Dining 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017
  • Casino with the Best Variety of Restaurants 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016
  • Best Asian Restaurant | Rim Pan-Asian Bistro 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015
  • Best Buffet | The Grand Buffet 2019
  • Best Place to Celebrate | Charlie Palmer Steak Reno 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2015
  • Best Place to People Watch | The Crystal Lounge 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015
  • Best Romantic Restaurant | Charlie Palmer Steak Reno 2016
  • Best Pizza | Briscola 2016
  • Best Burger Joint | Johnny Rockets 2015

“Best of Northern Nevada” Awards – Reno News & Review

  • Best Casino Buffet 2nd Place: 2015

“Best of Reno” Awards – Reno Gazette Journal

  • Best Fine Dining | Charlie Palmer Steak 2nd Place: 2017
  • Best Local Chef | Michael Mahoney 1st Place: 2017
  • Best Steak/Seafood | Charlie Palmer Steak 2nd Place: 2017
  • Best Casino Buffet | The Grand Buffet 3rd Place: 2017
  • Best Casino Restaurant | Charlie Palmer Steak 2nd Place: 2017

“Best of Gaming” Awards — Casino Player Magazine

  • Best Pool 1st Place: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015
  • Best Spa 2nd Place: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015; 3rd Place: 2014

“Best of Northern Nevada” Awards – Reno News & Review

  • Best Casino Arcade Games 1st Place: 2014; 2nd Place: 2015; 3rd Place: 2016
  • Best Casino Wedding Planning 2nd Place: 2015; 3rd Place: 2016, 2014
  • Best Casino Spa 3rd Place: 2016, 2015
  • Best Bowling Alley 1st Place: 2016, 2015, 2014
  • Best Arcade Games 2nd Place: 2016, 2015; 3rd Place: 2014

“Best of Reno” Awards – Reno Gazette Journal

  • Best Arcade | Fun Quest 1st Place: 2017

“Best of Dining & Nightlife” Awards — Casino Player Magazine

  • Best Overall Entertainment 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016
  • Best Place to See a Concert | Grand Theatre 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016
  • Best Nightclub | LEX Nightclub 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

“Best of Northern Nevada” Awards – Reno News & Review

  • Best Casino Dance Club | LEX Nightclub 2nd Place: 2016, 2015, 2014
  • Best Place to Hear Loud Music | LEX Nightclub 3rd Place: 2015
  • Best Club DJ | DJ Rick Gee 2nd Place: 2015
  • Best Place to See a Concert 3rd Place: 2015, 2014
  • Best Concert Venue 3rd Place: 2015
  • Best Dance Club 1st Place: 2015; 2nd Place: 2016

“Best of Reno” Awards – Reno Gazette Journal

  • Best Live Music Venue | Grand Theatre 1st Place: 2017
  • Best Live Theater/Performance Venue | Grand Theatre 2nd Place: 2017
  • Best Nightclub | LEX Nightclub 1st Place: 2017