NEW YORK — W Hotels Worldwide has opened a property on the North End of the Las Vegas Strip in a 289-room tower of SLS Las Vegas, it was announced Dec. 1.
Philippe Starck, in collaboration with Gensler architects, designed the 289 guestrooms that feature signature W bedding and Bliss bath amenities. Designed by musician Lenny Kravitz, the 2,382-square-foot Extreme WOW Suite, located on the top floor, offers a spacious balcony providing mountain views.
Other amenities include three floors (and 15,000 square feet) of new meeting and event space, in addition to 80,000 square feet of meeting and event space featured at the adjacent SLS Las Vegas.
Featuring private cabanas and a bar, and art from local and international muralists and photographers, the rooftop WET Deck offers panoramic views. Health and wellness options include the AWAY Spa, located on the second floor, and FIT 24-hour fitness centre.
On the food and beverage side, W Las Vegas houses seven restaurants.
Designed by Philippe Starck in collaboration with Gensler, Bazaar Meat by José Andrés is an avant-garde interpretation of the classic Vegas steakhouse.
Spearheaded by chef Katsuya Uechi, Katsuya serves up sushi and sashimi platters, rolls and cocktails. Chef Danny Elmaleh highlights contemporary Mediterranean shared plates, mezzes and flatbreads at Cleo.
Elsewhere, there’s 800 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria, and Umami Burger, Beer Garden & Sports Book, a burger bar outfitted with a high-definition video wall and featuring the William Hill Sports Book.
The Living Room bar takes design inspiration from casino gaming tables, while behind the bar, there’s a neon art ‘desert garden’ created by artist Keith Lemley.
Nightlife experiences at SLS Las Vegas include The Sayers Club, showcasing live performances by emerging and acclaimed artists; Foxtail Nightclub, which features dancers on display in large birdcages and, outdoors, the Foxtail Pool deck, offering a bar, DJ booth and light show.
Adjacent to the SLS casino floor, intimate venue The Foundry presents international music performers throughout the year.