The Golden Gate Hotel & Casino is located at One Fremont Street in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.
A part of the Fremont Street Experience, it is the oldest and smallest hotel (106 rooms) on the Fremont Street Experience. Miller initially opened a temporary tent hotel – the Miller Hotel – on the property in 1905, while he planned to construct a permanent hotel structure, which opened as the Hotel Nevada on January 13, 1906.
A casino operated within the hotel until a statewide gambling ban took effect in 1909.
In 1931, the property was expanded and renamed as Sal Sagev ("Las Vegas" spelled backwards).
The casino reopened that year when gambling in Nevada was legalized again.
In 1955, the casino was renamed as the Golden Gate.
The entire property was renamed as the Golden Gate Hotel and Casino in 1974.
The Golden Gate was known for its cheap shrimp cocktails, served from 1959 to 2017.
In December 1905, plans were underway for a two-story retail and apartment building, to be constructed adjacent to the Hotel Nevada.
The front of the new building was to be cemented to blend in with the hotel.
The hotel gained additional popularity beginning in 1925, when city officials had Fremont Street paved.
The Hotel Nevada reopened its casino in 1931, when gambling in Nevada was legalized again.