Do you know which is the largest hotel in the United States? As in the most number of rooms? Ok, that one’s easy – The MGM Grand in Las Vegas, with 5,690 rooms. Top 10 largest hotels in the US? All in Vegas…
But do you know which is the largest hotel in your city? Listed below are the largest hotels in 10 of the largest cities in the US.
Hilton New York - 1,980 rooms in a prime location at Radio City Music Hall & Rockefeller Center on 6th Ave. The hotel is a mini-city all by itself, with 151,000 sq ft of meeting space and an 8000 sq ft fitness center.
Right behind the Hilton New York are the New York Marriott Marquis (1,949 rooms), Sheraton New York (1,757), Hotel Pennsylvania (1,700) and the Grand Hyatt New York (1,311).
Hyatt Regency Chicago - 2,019 rooms, connected to the Illinois Center and located within the Magnificent Mile. 228,000 sq ft of meeting space with four ballrooms.
A distant second behind the Hyatt are the two Hiltons – Palmer House Hilton (1,639 rooms) and the Hilton Chicago (1,544), followed by the Sheraton Chicago (1,209) and the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile (1,198).
Westin Bonaventure, Los Angeles - 1,474 rooms with the signature BonaVista Lounge – a revolving restaurant, on the top floor.
The Westin Bonaventure is followed by the Hilton LAX (1,279), Hyatt Regency Century Plaza (1,072), the LA Airport Marriot (1,011) and the LA Hilton & Towers (900).
Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego - 1,625 rooms in a waterfront location adjacent to Seaport Village and near the San Diego Convention Center.
The hotel is made of up two towers, the 33-story Seaport Tower and the 40-story Harbor Tower, with a four-story building in between that connects the two towers and offers a rooftop pool with a 25,000 sq ft deck.
MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas - A mind-boggling 5,690 rooms – the largest hotel in the US and the second-largest in the world, by room count. Located on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada.
Aside from the lions (real and otherwise) and the largest casino in Clark County, the MGM Grand offers five outdoor pools, rivers, and waterfalls, 16 restaurants, and a 380,000 sq ft convention center, among other things.
San Francisco Hilton Union Square - 1,908 rooms spread over an entire city block, which makes it the largest not only in San Francisco, but also the entire West Coast.
Offers 134,500 sq ft of meeting space, a 13,000 sq ft spa, a Starbucks in the lobby and a rooftop heated swimming pool.
Hilton Americas-Houston - 1,200 rooms across from Toyota Arena, with a a double-deck skywalk connecting it to the George R. Brown Convention Center.
The hotel occupies 24 stories and 1.8 million sq ft of space, with a lobby bar, and a spa and health club on the top 2 floors with a 75 ft swimming pool.
Sheraton Boston - 1,220 rooms make this Back Bay hotel Boston’s largest, with direct indoor walkways leading to the Hynes Convention Center, and the 200 shops at The Shops at Prudential and Copley Place.
A roofdeck and an 18 metre swimming pool with a retractable glass ceiling are unique enough, but this Sheraton also offers cutting-edge Microsoft Surface technology, with touch screen sit-down interactive tables.
Sheraton Dallas - 1,840 rooms and a downtown location in the Arts and Financial District, and sky-bridge access to Plaza of the Americas, to boot.
Formerly known as the Adams Mark Hotel, this Sheraton offers 70 meeting rooms and 230,000 sq ft of meeting space, with 50 elevators and escalators to get you around quick. And also the Link@Sheraton lounge, with Microsoft’s hi-tech gadgetry and connectivity.
Marriott Wardman Park, Washington DC - 1,316 rooms make it Washington DC’s largest hotel, on top being a landmark on the National Register of Historic Places.
Spread over 16 acres, the Marriott Wardman Park offers 195,000 sq ft of meeting space, and has been home to three former US Presidents.
Photo credits (from top):- 1, 6 & 7 – Hilton Worldwide; 2 &4 (left) – Hyatt hotels Corp.; 4 (right) – Jeff Kubina; 3 – cote; 5 – Nadavspi; 8 – Sheraton Boston Hotel; 9 (left) - Andreas Praefcke; 9 (right) – public domain (source); 10 – Jürgen Matern