Boulder Dam Hotel

1305 Arizona St, Boulder City, NV 89005

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  • Families93
  • Couples96
  • Solo85
  • Business100
  • preferred Boulder City lodging

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    pretty white, multi-storied B&B
    Room rate includes full breakfast for 2, a complimentary glass of wine w/cheese
    & crackers & free admission 2 Boulder Dam Museum located in the hotel.
    Museum is the city's must-see (photos).
    Lounge has karaoke Saturdays.

    Unique Quality: Property beside eateries & town's historic area.

    Directions: mid-town Boulder City

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The Boulder Dam Hotel Marker

by Yaqui

The Boulder Dam Hotel has been part of Boulder City history since it opening in 1933. Designed by Mort Wagner, the hotel was built by Paul Stewart "Jim" Webb, Raymond Spilsbury, and Austin Clark. It is located in Cardens Plaza ~ known today as Hotel Plaza ~ one of Boulders City three original downtown squares. Expanded in 1934 and 1935, the hotel was acquired by Glover "Roxy" Ruckstell also included Grand Canyon Airlines, Murl Emery's Lake Mead tour boat concession, exclusive operation of the Boulder City Airport, and was the sole tourist concessionaire in what became the Lake Mead National Recreation Area. During the 1930's and 1940's the hotel hosted the rich and famous. Guest included Bette Davis, Ronald Colman, Boris Karloff, Will Rogers, the Maharaja of Indore, Bank of America founder A.P. Gianini, and Howard Hughes. The hotel fell on hard times after World War II, closing and re-opening several times. Except for a short period in 1969-73 when it served as a retirement home, the hotel has been in integral part of Boulder City.
Dedicated this 19th day of June, 2010
By the Queho Posse Chapter 1919
E Clampus Vitus

Boulder City Chamber
465 Nevada Way
Boulder City, NV 89005

Historic Boulder Dam Hotel & Museum~

by Yaqui

From the marker, couldn't had said it any better:

The Boulder Dam Hotel has been part of Boulder City history since it opening in 1933. Designed by Mort Wagner, the hotel was built by Paul Stewart "Jim" Webb, Raymond Spilsbury, and Austin Clark. It is located in Cardens Plaza ~ known today as Hotel Plaza ~ one of Boulders City three original downtown squares. Expanded in 1934 and 1935, the hotel was acquired by Glover "Roxy" Ruckstell also included Grand Canyon Airlines, Murl Emery's Lake Mead tour boat concession, exclusive operation of the Boulder City Airport, and was the sole tourist concessionaire in what became the Lake Mead National Recreation Area. During the 1930's and 1940's the hotel hosted the rich and famous. Guest included Bette Davis, Ronald Colman, Boris Karloff, Will Rogers, the Maharaja of Indore, Bank of America founder A.P. Gianini, and Howard Hughes. The hotel fell on hard times after World War II, closing and re-opening several times. Except for a short period in 1969-73 when it served as a retirement home, the hotel has been in integral part of Boulder City.

The hotel was named to the National Registry of Historic Places on August 19, 1982. As a historic landmark the hotel captured the interest of the Boulder City Museum and Historical Association, and currently houses the Boulder City Hoover Dam Museum, the Boulder City Art Guild Gallery, Hollywood Gems, Regeena Finds, and Matteo’s restaurant.

Also is list on the National List of Historic Places: Boulder Dam Hotel (added 1982 - Building - #82003210)

Visit the Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Saturday
12 p.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday
Closed: New Year's Day, Easter Sunday, Mother's Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas

Michel en Niki in Boulder City

by mafootje

"The Hoover dam"

Boulder city is the home to the Nevada side of the Hoover Dam. We've visited the Hoover dam when we were staying in Las Vegas it was about an hour driving from vegas.
We only visited the Hoover dam but there are some more attractions like there are:

- Boulder Beach Lakeshore Drive, Boulder City, NV 89005

-Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum 444 Hotel Plaza, Boulder City, NV 89005
(702) 294-1988

- Boulder Dam Hotel 1305 Arizona Street, Boulder City, NV 89005
(702) 293-3510

- Lake Mead/Alan Bible Visitor Center Hwy 93 and Lakeshore Drive, Boulder City, NV 89005
(702) 293-8906

- Lake Mead Cruises Lakeshore Drive, Boulder City, NV 89005
(702) 293-6180

- Lake Mead Fish Hatchery Lakeshore Drive, Boulder City, NV 89005
(702) 486-6738

- Lake Mead National Recreation Area 601 Nevada Highway, Boulder City, NV 89005
- Nevada State Welcome Center 100 Nevada Hwy, Boulder City, NV 89005
(702) 294-1220

- Sky Dive Las Vegas Boulder City, NV 89005
1-800-U-SKYDIV

Information from http://www.bcnv.com/bcat.htm

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