ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The ultimate luxury hotel accommodations are now available in Atlantic City, Trump Entertainment Resorts announced today, with the opening of The Penthouse Suites at Trump Taj Mahal. Located on the hotel's 51st floor, over 26,800 square feet of space has been dedicated to offering the finest accommodations to the most exclusive guests of the Taj Mahal. These suites bring new definition to luxury in the casino hospitality industry. Each suite takes inspiration from classical interiors as seen in grand hotels, palaces and estates throughout Europe. An investment of over $14 million has created a new environment at the Taj Mahal which rivals any accommodations available today in American hotels, complete with around-the- clock personal butler service to accommodate the needs of the most discerning guest. "From the moment we began planning this extraordinary new series of suites, we were dedicated to creating an environment that is truly defined by luxury and extravagance," said Mark Juliano, the Chief Executive Officer of Trump Entertainment Resorts. "Upon viewing the final product, it was clear that even our own expectations had been exceeded. Now, as we near completion of the complete refurbishment of the Taj Mahal, we are able to offer our guests a uniquely elegant experience during their entire stay." The suites have been painstakingly planned by the acclaimed interior design firm, Wilson and Associates, who have created stunning interiors for hotels, restaurants, clubs, casinos and upscale residences since 1975. Rates for the suites, subject to availability, begin at $10,000 per night for The Alexander and $2,500 to $5,000 per night for the additional Penthouse Suites. The Alexander Suite The largest suite, The Alexander, offers a sprawling 4,000 square feet of opulence, beginning the moment you step into the domed entry and view the hand painted mural adorning the walls. Panoramic views of the ocean, bays, boardwalk and neighboring resorts can be seen from any vantage point, offering you a breathtaking glimpse of the coastline. A grand parlor coaxes you to unwind and lounge on handmade furniture with rich upholstery and custom finishes, with a baby grand piano adding elegance to the setting of the room. The dining room boasts a table for eight and is crafted with exotic woods, complimenting the paneling and cabinetry in the room. Fine china place settings by Bernardaud China, Christolfe Silver, and unique floral arrangements from Stem by David Tutera, one of the newest venues to open at the Taj Mahal's Spice Road, add a touch of sophistication to each room. A wet bar and butler's pantry, with marble floors and counters, are well stocked for an extended stay. The Grand Master bedroom is appointed with more hand-crafted furniture, a California King bed with 100% Egyptian Cotton Percale luxury bedding by Chaz Stevens of Beverly Hills, and an Italian linen sateen duvet cover. Spacious walk-in closets, dressing rooms with custom vanities, and televisions provide convenience during each stay. A separate guest bedroom with sitting area and full bath are appointed with the same upscale amenities and features. The Penthouse Suites Six additional suites, ranging from 2,500 square feet to 1,800 square feet, have each been designed with the same attention to detail. Each of the suites includes custom made furnishings, hand-tufted wool carpets, and a custom collection of contemporary artwork. Entryways are marked by imported marble, hand-applied Venetian plaster finishes and hand-painted wall and ceiling murals. Each bathroom is equipped with steam showers, his and her water closets and 15" plasma televisions. State-of-the-art integrated audio and visual systems have been installed in each of the suites, including Sony 50", 40", and 32" plasma televisions with Polk Audio Surround Sound, Denon Stereo Systems, Sirius Satellite music and iPod integration. Playstation 3's and Xbox 360s are also available in the suites. The custom works of art were commissioned through The Penthouse Suites at Taj Mahal Art Program. The program includes contemporary abstract paintings and drawings, traditional landscape and figurative artworks, antique and modern textiles, as well as a variety of sculptural objects and accessories. Artists who made work for the suites were selected from submissions made by experienced regional artists. They included, among many others, Pacific Northwest-based painters Tom Monoghan and Lance Morrison, drawings and monoprints by Daniel Brice and Peter Zaleski from California, prints and etchings by Brad Durham and Jennifer Bain from the Midwest, paintings by Susan Campbell from New York, and drawings and monoprints by Rocio Rodriguez and Martin Quin from the South. "Our inspiration was the challenge of creating a complete luxury experience from the moment you enter the 51st floor," commented the project's head designer, Michael Medeiros. "We wanted to provide the guest a tranquil respite from the otherwise stimulating excitement of the casino floor," he added. The project architect was David Rudzenski Architects, of Voorhees, NJ. Construction of the suites was completed by Baumgardner and Associates of Egg Harbor Township, NJ.
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