Last Updated on January 6, 2023
The Stratosphere Hotel is an undeniable asset to the scenery of the Las Vegas Strip. With the Skypod hovering 1,149 ft in the air, The Strat Las Vegas attracts lots of attention and visitors. The Las Vegas Strip can be challenging enough to navigate, but what about Stratosphere parking? Is it difficult to find, and how much does it cost?
We have the answers, and you’ll be happy to know that, in most cases, Stratosphere parking is completely free!
There’s one thing that sets the Stratosphere parking garage apart from the others on the Strip, and that’s the fact they offer free parking to all guests and visitors to the hotel and casino.
Whether you’re staying at the Stratosphere Hotel, dining at one of the wonderful restaurants, or trying your luck at the Casino, everyone can access parking for free.
Self Park for Free
The word “free” isn’t one you hear very often in Las Vegas, but it’s the theme at the Stratosphere self-park garage. Free parking is available to all guests and visitors, with no exceptions. Stay for an hour or a week, and it’s free.
Keep in mind that you don’t want to park there and just leave your car sitting for days on end unless you’re staying at the Strat Hotel. They do have parking attendants that patrol the area and keep track of vehicles that appear to be abandoned.
They may tow vehicles that are parked in the Stratosphere parking garage for an extended period of time.
The Strat parking garage offers plenty of space. The parking garage is eight stories high and offers more than two thousand parking spaces.
Typically, finding a spot at a hotel that allows you to park for free can be a challenge. We’ve personally never had an issue finding any available spaces at the Strat.
Not only can you self-park for free at the Strat, but they also offer free valet services. Just pull up to the valet parking garage for free valet.
The valet attendant will greet you and issue you a ticket, which you’ll need to save to retrieve your car when you’re ready to leave.
While the valet parking is free, it’s customary to tip the hardworking person who is parking and dropping off your car at the valet parking garage. So, it’s a good idea to carry a little cash on you for such an occasion.
Free valet parking is a wonderful perk and makes it nice to have a night out in Las Vegas while not needing to worry about racking up huge valet parking fees.
The Stratosphere Hotel is one of the most recent Las Vegas hotels that offer paid premium parking spaces in addition to the spaces that you can park in for free.
Premium spaces are those located at the most convenient locations in the Stratosphere parking garage. Think along the lines of parking spaces near the elevators and also on the third floor of the parking garage, where you’ll find the walkway to the casino.
On average, there are about a dozen (give or take) paid parking spaces on each level.
Currently, the Stratosphere hotel doesn’t have any information on its website about these premium spaces where you have to pay to park. However, rumor has it that paid parking is $6 for the first four hours and $12 for four to twenty-four hours. Each day after the first twenty-four hours is $12.
The Strat Las Vegas doesn’t offer any special event parking in its parking garage. Guests who are attending an event at the property may take advantage of the free self and valet parking in the Stratosphere parking garage, or they may choose to pay to park in one of the premium paid spots.
EV Charging & Parking
Currently, the Stratosphere Parking Garage doesn’t offer any EV charging stations for their hotel guests at this location.
There are other resorts on the Las Vegas Strip that do offer EV charging, including the Venetian, Palazzo, the LINQ, and also at Fashion Show Mall, among other locations.
Location & Map
The Strat Hotel & Casino is located at 2000 S Las Vegas Boulevard, also affectionately known as the Las Vegas Strip.
The Stratosphere parking garage can be most conveniently accessed by taking Las Vegas Boulevard to W Bob Stupak Ave. If you’re heading south on Las Vegas Boulevard, you’ll take a right onto W Bob Stupak Ave. If you’re heading north on the Las Vegas Strip, you’ll take a left.
You’ll first come to the signage indicating the valet parking area, which is right in front of the Strat Las Vegas. Go a little further, follow the sign and proceed to the Stratosphere parking garage, which is about 300 feet ahead of you.
You don’t have to search too hard. The entrance to the Stratosphere parking garage is visible and will be on your right.
Is there free parking at Stratosphere?
You can park for free at the Stratosphere parking garage. The Strat Hotel & Casino is one of the few hotels on the Las Vegas Strip that allows both guests and visitors to access their parking garage for free. Valet parking is also free at the Strat Las Vegas.
There are some premium spaces that you do have to pay for in the Stratosphere parking garage. These spaces are typically located closest to the elevator and the third floor, where the walkway to the casino is.
Does the STRAT have truck parking?
The Strat Las Vegas does offer oversized parking in a lot across the street from the hotel. Not all hotels and casinos in Las Vegas offer such close oversized parking, so this is a huge plus if you have a vehicle that doesn’t pass the clearance test at the Stratosphere parking garage. There is a small fee for oversized parking, and it is subject to availability. It’s best to contact Strat directly by phone or inquire at the time of making your reservation and booking your room about location and availability.
The Strat Las Vegas is a favorite destination on the Strip. From the great restaurant to the opportunity to ride on some of the most intense thrill rides on the Strip, the Strat is a great destination for your next visit to Sin City. Don’t forget to take lots of photos, and let the Strat take care of the parking stress for you with parking that is completely free of charge.