NoMad Las Vegas Opens For Business And Other Las Vegas Hotel News

Boutique hotel NoMad Las Vegas, located within Park MGM, is officially open for business. Featuring a private entrance, acclaimed dining, a luxurious design and 293 residential-style rooms, the plush hotel adds an extra touch of sophistication and intimacy to the larger property, which includes the Park Theater, Juniper Cocktail Lounge and a brand new spa and salon.

In addition to the high-limit NoMad Casino, sitting beneath a historic Tiffany glass ceiling and a Moroccan-inspired pool (opening spring 2019), NoMad Las Vegas showcases an art program, developed and curated by Sydell Group in partnership with Paris-based design studio be-poles. French architect Jacques Garcia designed the rooms and suites, which are located on the top four floors of Park MGM.

As for food and beverage, NoMad Bar is an all-day dining destination from award-winning Chef Daniel Humm and restaurateur Will Guidara (the duo behind the top-ranked Eleven Madison Park in New York, plus NoMad restaurant and bar in New York and Los Angeles). James Beard Award-winner Leo Robitschek curates the beverage program.

Nomad Restaurant will make its debut in November 2018.

SLS Las Vegas begins $100 million in renovations


Four years have flown by since the SLS Las Vegas hit the scene, replacing the vintage Sahara Hotel & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip. Now the iconic property has begun $100 million in resort renovations to enhance its casino floor, upgrade hotel rooms and renovate existing pool and entertainment venues.

Casino updates will include a new layout for the slot, table games pit and high-limit areas, as well as new ceiling, carpeting and lighting. Resort renovations will include a redesigned Story Tower, remodels to the World and Grand Tower corridors, and select suite upgrades.

Meruelo Group founder Alex Meruelo, who owns Grand Sierra Resort and Casino in Reno, Nev., acquired SLS Las Vegas in April of this year. The casino-resort features 1,615 guest suites, a 60,000-square-foot casino floor, more than 95,000 square feet of meeting space and several acclaimed restaurants, lounges and entertainment venues.

More property enhancements, including a possible name change, will be announced in the coming months.

Aria opens lounge exclusive to Resort Club room guests

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Guests who reserve a Resort Club room at Aria Resort & Casino now receive access to a new Resort Club Lounge, located adjacent to the Aria Café. Lounge guests are privy to an array of special amenities including a daily social hour with complimentary wine and champagne, gourmet bites throughout the day, pre-arrival concierge, high-floor accommodations and business services.

Resort Club rooms are limited in availability, with only 125 available. There are five room types to choose from.

Aria guests already have access to the cozy living room-style Concierge Lounge, where the resort’s knowledgeable concierge team offer one-on-one service away from the main lobby desk from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., seven days a week. Concierges offer services ranging from finding a restaurant to booking tickets for a show to reserving a limo. Along with its 50 concierge team members, Aria has more than eight elite Les Clefs d’Or associates.

The Palazzo adds “Prestige” and other enhancements

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The Palazzo Las Vegas has recently unveiled a remodeled casino floor, renovated suites and a new cocktail lounge, the Electra Cocktail Club. Electra rounds out The Venetian Cocktail Collective, which also includes Dorsey, at The Venetian Las Vegas and Rosina.

Changes to the casino floor include digital art installations and new marble pathways. The 2,872 refreshed Palazzo guest suites have been redesigned to feature LEED-standard wall coverings, flooring, lighting and finishes.

The Palazzo has also introduced Prestige at The Palazzo, an elevated luxury experience in conjunction with luxury travel agency Virtuoso, offering guests access to premium amenities and personalized services including a private check-in with a glass of Prosecco.

The Palazzo’s newest culinary offering, Mott 32, will debut in December 2018.