Caesars Entertainment Corporation has announced the collaboration with New York-based luxury hotel brand Gansevoort Hotel Group and Victor Drai to launch an urban resort at the location of Bill's Gamblin' Hall & Saloon. At the heart of the Strip on the corner of Las Vegas Blvd. and Flamingo Road, Gansevoort Las Vegas is planned to open in early 2014.
The property will be the only standalone boutique resort situated at the center of the Strip.
Gansevoort Las Vegas will be the fourth installment of the luxury hospitality brand following the Gansevoort Park Avenue in New York. Following a $185 million renovation, Gansevoort Las Vegas will feature 188 Parisian apartment-style guest rooms including 19 suites, designed by Tandem Las Vegas. A lobby space will welcome guests upon arrival, with a redesigned lobby bar, ultra-lounge, retail outlets, and 40,000 square-foot casino. A destination restaurant overlooking the Strip will round out the guest experience.
Gansevoort Las Vegas will also feature another first for Las Vegas – the creation of Drai's Beach Club and Nightclub, Victor Drai's reinvention of Las Vegas nightlife featuring a 65,000 square-foot indoor/outdoor nightclub and rooftop pool experience.
Gansevoort Las Vegas, combined with the nearby open-air retail, dining and entertainment complex The LINQ, opening in late 2013.
Caesars Entertainment Corporation started in Reno, Nevada more than 76 years ago. The company's resorts operate primarily under the Caesars, Harrah's and Horseshoe brand names. Caesars also owns the World Series of Poker and the London Clubs International family of casinos.
Gansevoort Hotel Group, the developers of the flagship Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC in New York City's Meatpacking District, is led by father and son team William and Michael Achenbaum. The company manages a Caribbean resort property, Gansevoort Turks + Caicos, which opened in April 2009. The brand's newest addition, the Gansevoort Park Avenue NYC on 29th Street and Park Avenue South, opened in August 2010.