LAS VEGAS — Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas has unveiled plans to expand its meetings and convention space by winter 2016, it was announced last month.
Highlights of the expansion project include: Adding 18,000 square feet of meetings and convention space; adding 5,000 square feet of back-of-house storage and office space; new exterior signage along Paradise Road; moving the business centre; and contiguous meeting space and event venues.
Upon completion, Hard Rock Hotel will have nearly 110,000 square feet of meetings and convention space and will be able to accommodate a larger segment of business guests. High-tech amenities include WiFi, CAT5 cabling and a program to create customizable sound, light, mood and banquet packages for maximum impact.
Owned by Brookfield Real Estate Finance Fund II and managed by WG-Harmon, LLC, Hard Rock Hotel was built in 1995 and in 2010, completed a $700 million expansion.
Amenities include an 11-storey Casino Tower with 640 rooms and suites; 17-story Paradise Tower with 490 rooms and suites; 15-story HRH All-Suite Tower with 359 suites, eight spa villas and seven penthouse suites.
Also onsite are 60,000 square feet of casino space featuring Peacock High-Limit gaming and Asian gaming amenities; 80,000 square feet of flexible meeting and convention space, and more than $4 million in rare music memorabilia.
Rounding out the amenity list is Reliquary Water Sanctuary, Spa & Salon; REHAB Beach Club; live music/entertainment venues The Joint and Vinyl; Hart & Huntington Tattoo Co.; restaurants Culinary Dropout, Nobu, 35 Steaks + Martinis, Pink Taco, Mr. Lucky’s Café and 福Fú; a fitness center; and retailers John Varvatos, Affliction and Rocks The Jewelers.
The property is known for its innovative nightlife and music scene where acts such as The Rolling Stones, Bon Jovi, Paul McCartney, Incubus, Foo Fighters, Carlos Santana, Mötley Crüe, Guns N’ Roses and KISS have all performed.