Voted Elko Nevada's Best Hotel & Casino
Considered an Elko, Nevada landmark for over 30 years, Maverick Hotel and Casino by Red Lion Hotels is known for world-class entertainment and comfortable accommodations at affordable rates. Enjoy resort-style lodging, with a touch of hometown comfort in the "Best Small Town in America."
Featuring the largest casino in Elko, Nevada with a full array of table games, slot machines, and the Elko's Place Rewards Club program, Maverick Hotel and Casino is your destination for ultimate entertainment.
Each of our pet-friendly hotel rooms are equipped with 55-inch flat panel televisions, Cubie Alarm Clocks, granite bathrooms with ceramic tile floors, our signature Red Lion pillow top mattresses and complimentary Wi-Fi.
Have an adventure when you experience the thrilling things to do in Elko, like our historic ghost towns or hunting, fishing, and hiking along the Ruby Mountains. Return to our modern fitness center, seasonal outdoor pool, on-site restaurants, and our very own Starbucks® Coffee located right in the lobby.
Take advantage of our hotel and casino packages and special offers to help you get more out of your next adventure in Elko.
As one of the most accommodating full-service hotels in Elko, Nevada, Maverick Hotel and Casino offers a complimentary airport shuttle, flexible meeting and event space to accommodate up to 400 guests and a coffee garden that serves hot fresh coffee and flavorful dishes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
- Accessibility Features
- Air Conditioning
- Pet Friendly
- Wireless Internet
- Flat Screen TV
Casino & Hotel Hotel Full-Service Features
Incredible Amenities For Amazing Stays
A dynasty among casino hotels in Elko, Maverick Hotel and Casino by Red Lion Hotels provides one-of-a-kind hotel amenities and services from the minute you arrive to the second you depart. Begin your trip with our complimentary airport shuttle to and from Elko Regional Airport and be welcomed by our friendly front desk staff and beautifully appointed accommodations.
When it comes to entertainment, there's never a dull moment at Maverick Hotel and Casino with weekly live entertainment and a 24-hour casino equipped with table games, live poker, and over 350 Vegas-style slot machines. Our Comps+ program gets you rewards for playing at our casino.
Clear your mind with a workout in our state-of-the-art fitness center, then reward yourself with a dip in our outdoor pool. As the only full-service casino hotel in Elko, we also provide complimentary Wi-Fi throughout our hotel (even in the pool area), two award-winning on-site restaurants and some of the finest event space in Elko, Nevada.
Amenities at our Casino Hotel in Elko
- Largest Casino in Elko, NV
- Complimentary airport shuttle
- Coffee Garden Restaurant
- Aspens Bar & Grill
- Starbucks Coffee
- Fitness center
- Massage Works
- Event & meeting space
- Wedding venue
- Event planning services
- Group accommodations & room blocks
- Catering services
The Best Arcade in Elko
Fun for the Whole Family
Kids of all ages will enjoy the action and excitement of the Arcade at Maverick Hotel and Casino. A world of wholesome family entertainment awaits with Elko’s best selection of popular video games.
The Largest Casino in Elko
17,000 Square Feet of Pure Luck
Maverick Hotel and Casino houses the largest casino in Elko, Nevada featuring 17,000 square-feet of Vegas glam and entertainment. Whether you're a novice or a high roller, you can bet on having a good time at one of the best 24-hour casinos in Elko.
Try your hand at our exhilarating table games, including Single-Deck Blackjack, $1 Blackjack, Roulette, Craps and Live Poker, or spin your luck on one of 350 Vegas-style slot machines.
Not a gambler? Our live entertainment includes some of the best bands to come through Elko, Nevada. Tuesday through Saturday night, visit our lounge to enjoy showcases of your favorite musicians or discover a new one!
Elko's Place Rewards Club at Maverick Hotel and Casino
Great Play, Greater Perks
Looking for more rewards? Enroll in our Elko's Place Reward Club, the hotel's casino rewards program that offers the benefits you deserve!
With the Elko's Place Rewards Club the more you play, the more "Pluses" you receive, the more rewards you’re eligible for. Get more out of your trip to our Elko casino.
Offer based on availability* Offer based on play*
Maverick Hotel and Casino Gift Shop
Pick Up a Souvenir
Find something for everyone, all in one convenient location. Our Gift Shop is brimming with gifts, novelties, sundries, logo apparel and souvenirs.
You’ll also find a wide range of travel necessities like shaving cream, razors, toothpaste and deodorant. Looking for some snacks for the kids or adult beverages to enjoy in your room? We’ve got you covered.
Hours are 7am-10pm, 7 days a week.
Elko Massage Works
Experience the relaxing and rejuvenating powers of massage therapy. You’ll be in good hands with licensed massage therapists who can provide a variety of massage techniques that benefit one’s sleep, muscle tension and skin.
Hours are 9am – 7pm, 7 days a week. Walk-ins are welcome, but it is suggested that appointments be scheduled in advance.
For appointments, please call 775-721-8555.
In the Maverick Hotel and Casino
The Show Lounge located in our casino has live entertainment Tuesday through Saturday and Karaoke on Mondays nights.
Monday: Karaoke 8pm to Midnight
Tuesday through Thursday: Live Entertainment 8pm to Midnight
Friday & Saturday: Live Entertainment 9pm to Midnight
Stop by the show lounge and enjoy.
Visit The Most Convenient Casino In Elko
Every Stay At Red Lion Is Like Winning the Jackpot
When you stay at Maverick Hotel and Casino you’re able to enjoy the best Elko, Nevada casino in addition to comfortable accommodations. Boasting the biggest chances to win on our slot machines, our Elko casino hotel includes top-of-the-line gaming.
The Maverick Hotel and Casino has some of the best slots and video poker gaming in Elko, Nevada. Get your wheels spinning towards your next monumental jackpot on our slot machines at our Elko, NV casino.
Play Table Games At Our Casino
Everyone’s A Winner At Maverick Hotel and Casino
As a highly-regarded Elko, NV casino, Maverick Hotel and Casino offers a number of exciting table games for our guests and visitors to take advantage of.
Whether you’re interested in trying your luck at the roulette table or are looking forward to playing cards with your closest friends and family, our Elko, Nevada casino offers a variety of options for an entertaining night.
Elko Casino Games At Red Lion
- 3-Card poker
- Super Fun 21
Elko Sports Bar
The Sports Bar, adjacent to our William Hill Sports Book, offers a wide range of cocktails and beverages in a fun, sports-themed atmosphere. Large-scale flat screen televisions enable you to enjoy your drinks while following all manner of sports including football, baseball, basketball, hockey, and more.
The Sports Bar now features new seating, state-of-the-art charging ports, draft beers, pitchers of beer, and an all new Sports Bar Menu including all the popular bar foods you'd come to expect! This is Elko's hottest place to enjoy the coldest beers in town!
Shuttle Service to Our Hotel
Complimentary Airport Transportation
Need a ride? Enjoy complimentary airport transportation to and from Elko Regional Airport when you stay at Maverick Hotel and Casino.
Transport from the terminal to some of the coziest accommodations among hotels in Elko, NV without the hassles of rental car or taxi fees. Contact our hotel in Elko for more information.
Your Favorite Restaurants in Elko
Delicious Dining at Maverick Hotel and Casino
Maverick Hotel and Casino features some of the most popular and award-winning restaurants in Elko, Nevada, offering something for any taste and occasion. Wake up to the smell of Starbucks Coffee located in our lobby, enjoy the Coffee Garden Restaurant, or experience superb fine dining at Aspens Bar & Grill. Cap your night with an after-dinner drink at one of the popular bars in the Casino.
Coffee Garden Restaurant
Our Coffee Garden Restaurant serves some of the best breakfast, lunch and dinner in town. Stop by to try fresh daily specials handcrafted by our Executive Chef!
Aspens Bar & Grill
Known as the best fine dining restaurant in Elko, NV, Aspens Bar & Grill serves an eclectic menu that brings together steakhouse favorites and seafood specialties - including mouthwatering steaks, lobster tails, crab cakes, Black Angus burgers, prime ribs, Atlantic salmon, chipotle southwest shrimp, baby back ribs and more.
Savor these unique and tasty combinations with a cocktail or glass of wine in a warm and relaxing environment with views of Ruby Mountain. Decorated with Aspen trees and western motif, this cozy bar features a fireplace seating, an extensive wine list and a private dining room for large groups.
*All restaurant hours are a subject to change without prior notice.
Dine At Our Standout Restaurant
Welcome to Aspens Bar & Grill
Discover a warm and inviting atmosphere at one of the most highly-regarded Elko, NV restaurants, located at Maverick Hotel and Casino. Now you can enjoy flavorful menu items from the comfort of our property.
Whether you’re interested in unwinding over cocktails, enjoying a relaxing business dinner with colleagues or savoring an intimate meal for two, you won’t find a better choice among nearby Elko restaurants.
Immerse yourself in a cozy western atmosphere, accented by wood floors and fireplaces, to enjoy a delicious meal at Aspens Bar & Grill.
Pairing together steakhouse favorites and seafood specialties, our menu features powerful flavor combinations that are unmatched by other restaurants in Elko.
Enjoy signature dishes like crab cakes, Black Angus burgers, prime rib, Atlantic salmon, chipotle southwest shrimp, baby back ribs and crab enchiladas.
Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday - 4:00pm-9:00pm
Friday-Saturday - 4:00pm-10:00pm
Coffee Garden Restaurant at Red Lion Elko
As one of the most well-regarded cafes in Elko, the Coffee Garden Restaurant serves hot and fresh coffee and flavorful dishes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Curated daily by our executive chef, each meal at our Elko cafe becomes a popular spot for visitors and locals alike.
Marked by a distinctive taste and an inviting atmosphere, Coffee Garden Inn serves the best coffee in Elko, so you can start your day off right.
Monday-Tuesday - 7:00am-3:00pm
Wednesday-Thursday - 7:00am-8:00pm
Friday-Saturday - 7:00am-10:00pm
Sunday - 9:00am-3:00pm
Visit Our Onsite Starbucks
Located In The Lobby
We're proud to serve Starbucks Coffee at our hotel. We have a Starbucks Coffee shop conveniently located in our lobby.
Stop in and enjoy a cup of freshly brewed Starbucks. There is also free WiFi and comfortable seating area to enjoy.
We also offer a Starbucks Coffee Package. Check it out!
Hosting Events in Elko For Over 30 Years
Flexible Venues for a Variety of Functions
Maverick Hotel and Casino features world-class meeting and banquet facilities, ideal for hosting a variety of events. Our experienced event planning staff and catering services are the perfect complement to planning a flawless event, while our comfortable rooms and suites are convenient for accommodating your group's stay in Elko, Nevada. Our flexible event space is also a popular Elko wedding venue for receptions, ceremonies or any other celebration.
As a well-located hotel in Elko, Maverick Hotel and Casino is conveniently located near the Elko Convention Center, our accommodations are great for hosting business travelers and sports teams.
Maverick Hotel and Casino Features:
- Meeting facilities
- Banquet facilities
- Event planners
- Full service catering
- Free Wi-Fi
- Free airport transportation
- On-site Starbucks Coffee Shop
Let us plan your next event or book a block of rooms
For room blocks or to plan an event please click here
Learn About Our Elko Hotel Deals For Groups
Welcoming Groups to Maverick Hotel and Casino
At Maverick Hotel and Casino we’re happy to offer Elko hotel deals for bus groups.
To learn more about group hotel packages and bus charter packages, please submit an inquiry by calling us at: (775) 738-2111.
Multi-Faceted Venues for Elko Events
Indulge in Flavorful Elko, NV Catering From Small Luncheons to Grand Receptions
Maverick Hotel and Casino offers top-notch Elko event planning and catering for meetings, weddings and other special events held in our facilities. Allow our Elko catering specialists to design a menu that exceeds your expectations.
View Our Menu, Click Here
To book our catering services for your Elko, Nevada events, click here to submit a request for proposal.
Start Planning Your Elko, Nevada Event
An Idyllic Space For Meetings, Weddings & More
Offering versatile meeting rooms in Elko, Maverick Hotel and Casino is dedicated towards providing unmatched personal service for all of your Elko, Nevada events. Whether you’re planning an intimate affair or a larger ballroom gathering, our hotel is a chosen destination among Elko event venues.
Ideally situated in the heart of town and just minutes from the airport, your guests will be impressed by our landmark destination. Boasting versatile meeting space and unmatched personal service, the Maverick Hotel and Casino is the premier convention center hotel in the Elko area.
To ensure your special event is a success we’re happy to assist with A/V technology, provide complimentary Wi-Fi ,and consult on catering services.
- Minutes from airport
- Meeting rooms
- Ballroom gatherings
- Event planners
- Full service catering
- A/V technology
- Free Wi-Fi
Off Premise Catering
Dine Well at Any Event in Elko
Maverick Hotel and Casino offers top-notch Elko catering for meetings, weddings and other special events held at venues off premise from our hotel and casino, with catering plans that range from 50 to 1000 people. Allow our Elko catering specialists to design a menu that exceeds your expectations. We also offer catering to be ordered and picked up. View our Catering Menu.
Elko Sports Team Travel
Save on our Spacious Elko, NV Lodging
Conveniently located in Elko Nevada, Maverick Hotel and Casino offers some of the best rates for teams traveling for competitive sports in Elko.
Support your team with the most spacious and comfortable accommodations in Elko, NV as well as the finest resort-style amenities - including complimentary Wi-Fi, a state-of-the-art fitness center, an outdoor pool and more.
Contact us directly at (775) 738-2111 to take advantage of our special Elko hotel deals for sports teams today.
The Elko Convention Center
The Ideal Event Space in Elko, Nevada
The Elko Nevada Convention Center is in the heart of Elko, Nevada, only minutes from our hotel. The convention center boasts 11,000 square feet of facility space, free parking, and can accommodate all types of groups small or large for meetings or conventions.
Elko Convention Center
700 Moren Way Elko, NV 89801
The Maverick Hotel and Casino would like to invite you to stay with us while you're attending or visiting the Elko Convention Center. We offer:
- Great Room Rates for groups and individuals
- Full-Service Casino
- Complimentary Wi-Fi
- Complimentary Airport Shuttle
- Complimentary Parking
- Coffee Gardens Restaurant
- Aspens Bar and Grill
- Full-Service Starbucks
- Seasonal Outdoor Pool
- State of the Art Fitness Center
- Modern Business Center
- Sports Bar with Sports Booking
- Pet-Friendly Rooms
- Massage Salon
Idyllic Wedding Venues in Elko, NV
Celebrate A Great Love With A Great Reception
Conveniently located near the Elko Regional Airport, Maverick Hotel and Casino is an ideal setting for a wedding in Elko. Whether you’re interested in hosting an intimate gathering or a grand ballroom banquet, our event staff is dedicated towards helping you plan the day of your dreams.
As a desirable choice among Elko, NV wedding venues, we’re dedicated towards taking care of every detail including lodging for your guests, catering services, and much more.
Our expansive banquet space and attention to detail make us a premier destination among wedding venues in Elko, NV. To learn more about our services and banquets, please contact us.
Cowboys & Casino Lovers are Welcome in Elko
Considered "The Real West," Elko, Nevada has long been the capital of inland ranching, cowboys, and adventure.
Whether you're a traveler for business or a cowboy visiting for the annual Cowboy Poetry Gathering, make sure to try all of the exciting things to do in Elko, NV.
Take in the scenic beauty of the Ruby Mountains as you hike along the 12-mile National Scenic Byway or explore the Jarbidge Wilderness Area and Wildhorse Reservoir, located just north of the hotel.
Spend all day exploring all the invigorating attractions in Elko, NV and return to the western charm of our cozy Elko lodge, featuring pet-friendly accommodations and resort-style amenities such as complimentary Wi-Fi, parking, airport transportation and more.
Historical Things To Do in Elko, Nevada Gold Mine Tours
Tour the largest gold mine in North America. Speak with local miners and learn about the mining process from start to finish -or shall we say from "mining to milling".
Lamoille Canyon - Island Lake Hiking Trail
Pull on your hiking boots and follow this picturesque trail to Island Lake -a glacial lake perched on top of Lamoille Canyon in the Ruby Mountains.
Northeastern Nevada Museum
Northeastern Nevada Museum exhibits over 300 different wild animals from native Nevada Mountains, Africa, Asia, Australia, the Arctic and other exotic locations across the globe.
Considered a National Natural Landmark, Ruby Marsh is a Nevada Wildlife Viewing Site featuring 7,000 acres of land, 150 pristine springs, 14 waterfowl species, 207 bird species and over 270 different species of vertebrate wildlife.
Formerly a Pony Express Station, Sherman Station now serves as the Elko Chamber of Commerce. Take a stroll and explore the main quarters of the Pony Express and other historic buildings, including a livery stable and old-fashioned schoolhouse.
South Fork Reservoir Covering
Surrounded by 2,200 acres of meadows and hills, the South Fork Reservoir features a boat launch, campground, picnic area and RV facilities. Best known for top-notch trout and bass fishery, this park serves as the optimum location for camping, boating, picnicking, winter sports and wildlife tourism.
Elko Area Golf Courses
Spend a Day on the Links
Ruby View Golf Course is an 18 hole golf course located right in the city of Elko, Nevada. Located less than 5 minutes from the Maverick Hotel and Casino. Call 775-777-7277 to schedule a tee time or to get more information about the golf course all it has to offer.
Spring Creek Golf Course is an 18-hole golf course located in Spring Creek, Nevada, 20 minutes south of Elko, Nevada. Build on hilly terrain with many changes in elevation with natural sage brush and excellent view of Ruby Mountain. Contact the Golf Course Pro Shop at 775.753.6331 for more information and pricing.
Chimney Rock Golf Course is a 9-hole golf course in Wells Nevada. Located 45 minutes west of the Maverick Hotel and Casino. For tee times call 775-752-3928.
Mountain View Golf Course is a 9-hole golf course located on the outskirts of Battle Mountain, Nevada. Located about an hour west of the Maverick Hotel and Casino. For tee times or more information about the course call 775-635-8488.
Family-Friendly Activities in Elko
Seeking out some history? Craving an educational afternoon? Use our Elko, Nevada, guide to the top three family-friendly activities in Elko to plan a trip that will enrich the experience of everyone in your family during your time with us.California Trail Historical Interpretive Center
Widely considered one of the most enlightening museums dedicated to the frontier era, the California Trail Historical Interpretive Center harks back to the years between 1841 and 1869, capturing the great migration out west in the form of settler stories. The California Trail Interpretation Center is home of a wide variety of exhibits and activities to enjoy, from art to education and spanning different events, programs and exhibits being displayed throughout the year.Northeastern Nevada Museum
The Northeastern Nevada Museum, one of the gems of the area, features local and natural history in abundance, putting research and rotating art exhibits at the forefront. Its incredible research facilities supplement the collection and exhibitions, and the museum features exhibits on western art, including a world-class collection of Will James original art and books, an Ansel Adams portfolio, 200 animals from around the world, a huge gun collection, and more to come.Western Folklife Center
The Western Folklife Center is one of the most unique attractions not only in Elko, but in the western United States. Since 1980, this museum has recreated and explored the everyday traditions of rural communities of the past and present. With exhibitions showcasing the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering and other regional staples, the Folklife Center regularly puts on exhibits, performances, workshops, youth education programs and serves as a resource for national public radio and television.
Great Basin College
Great Basin College in Elko, Nevada is only five minutes from the Maverick Hotel and Casino. Great Basin College offers many educational opportunities for new students and those who wish to continue their education. Stop by and visit their beautiful campus with large mature trees and a peaceful creek running through.
The RMaverick Hotel and Casino invite you to stay with us when visiting Great Basin College for an event, campus tour, or parents visiting their student.
A Convenient Humboldt National Forest Hotel
Hiking and camping are unmissable experiences at Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, one of the best things to do in Elko, NV. Spanning the entire state of Nevada and part of California, Humboldt is alive with stunning opportunities for both backpacking and day tripping.
No matter what your preference, you can find yourself on dozens of miles of trails overlooking the canyons, or at a cozy, close-knit campsite. Hiking, jogging, camping, riding, biking, scenic driving and winter sports all have their place within the park.
To find a trail or campsite that's best for your group's needs, check out the park's website, which includes a comprehensive guide to every part of Humboldt-Toiyabe that's open to the public.
Some of the most popular features of Humboldt National Forest include:
- Alta Toquima Austin/Tonopah
- Bald Mountain Ely
- Mt. Charleston Spring Mountains National Recreation Area
- Rainbow Mountain Spring Mountains National Recreation Area
Each of these areas are accessible from our Humboldt National Forest hotel, offering distinct and unmissable geological and natural features, abundant wildlife, and incredible scenery.
National Cowboy Poetry Slam
The Best Words In The West
The National Cowboy Poetry Gathering annually celebrates ranching and the rural West. Poetry, music and stories express the beauty and challenges of a life rooted to the earth's bounty. Thousands come to Elko in the heart of winter to share their personal stories in the most honest and open-hearted festival in America.
Discover cowboy cultures from across the world, learn a traditional skill, dance the two-step, watch films on rural life, enjoy Basque food, drink a Buckaroo Brew, and have a darned good time. Come to Elko to experience the quintessential culture of the West.
This year's festival runs from January 29th to February 3rd, 2018. The theme this upcoming year is "Basques and Buckarros," and tickets go on sale to Western Folklife Center members the day after Labor Day and to non-members a month later. Stay with Maverick Hotel and Casino when you visit The National Cowboy Poetry Gathering. Our Elko hotel will not only provide you with comfortable accommodations, but with easy access to a variety of activities in Elko as well.
Northeastern Nevada Museum
The Northeastern Nevada Museum located in Elko, Nevada is a must see while visiting Elko. This one of kind 20,000 square-foot museum located in the Elko City Park is the perfect place to learn about local culture, history, ans well as view rare art collections and rotating exhibits from around the world.
The museum features research facilities that include over 40,000 photos, local newspapers from 1869 to present, public records, manuscripts, and a 1,000-volume research library. Don't forget to stop by the gift shop for a souvenir!
For more information on hours and events at the museum call 775-738-3418.
South Fork State Recreation Area
Easy Access to Spring Creek, Nevada
The South Fork State Recreation Area is located in Spring Creek, Nevada, 20 minutes south of the Maverick Hotel and Casino. After spending the day hiking, boating, swimming, picnicking, and spending time in the beautiful rolling hills of the South Fork Recreation Area we invite you to stay with us at the Maverick Hotel and Casino.