LAS VEGAS, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Located at the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas officially opens its doors to the public for the first time tonight at 8 p.m. Pacific Time (4 a.m. GMT). The evening's festivities will include a first-look party for invited guests, followed by the traditional ceremonial first bet just before the doors open. At 11 p.m., the resort's first guests will enjoy an outdoor concert by Brandon Flowers, The Killers front man--a Las Vegas native. In a first-ever innovation for the legendary Las Vegas entertainment scene, the opening-night concert will be simulcast on The Cosmopolitan's marquee, meaning passersby on the Las Vegas Strip will be able to watch the concert live on its 65-foot-tall LED-display marquee.
Earlier in the day, The Cosmopolitan's CEO John Unwin presided over a ribbon-cutting ceremony inside the new resort's Boulevard Casino, which features floor-to-ceiling windows facing the world-famous Strip. He was joined by fellow executive leadership from The Cosmopolitan as well as the imaginative resort's world-class design, architecture and construction team.
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas delivers stylish design with an adventurous and welcoming spirit - delivering a decidedly different kind of Las Vegas experience. The new 2,995-room resort features oversized residential style living space with expansive one-of-a-kind private terraces and spectacular designs by acclaimed interior architects David Rockwell, Jeffrey Beers, Adam D. Tihany and the Friedmutter Group. Guests will enjoy diverse dining experiences from the country's top chefs, unprecedented services and amenities, innovative new membership offerings, three distinct pool environments, a 100,000-square-foot casino, Sahra Spa & Hammam, Marquee Nightclub & Dayclub, nine unique retail boutiques and breathtaking views of the Las Vegas Strip at every turn.
"The Cosmopolitan is about creating a resort experience set apart from anything that exists right now in Las Vegas," says John Unwin, CEO of The Cosmopolitan. "When you combine spacious suites, high design from talent like David Rockwell, a carefully curated award-winning dining collection, unparalleled service and gaming, we know guests will enjoy an experience that harkens back to an era when guests felt connected, inspired and engaged by their resort."
Situated at a desirable center-Strip location, The Cosmopolitan's uniquely vertical multi-tower design on just 8.7 acres of land boasts sweeping views of the Las Vegas skyline, allowing guests to feel that they are truly at the epicenter of the vibrant city while maintaining a boutique style footprint.
The 50-story East and West towers comprise oversized hotel and condominium-style rooms ranging in size from 730 square feet to over 5,400 square feet in addition to ten three-story bungalow-style suites adjacent to the west pool deck. Contemporary bespoke room decor by David Rockwell will feature spacious living areas, luxurious bathrooms, a hundred small but unique touches, and many with expansive terraces with dazzling views of the Strip. Each room features state-of-the-art technology control panels, plasma-screen televisions, entertainment system, wireless internet and a custom in-room bar. The oversized bathrooms offer moments of unexpected tranquility combined with breathtaking views--Japanese soaking tubs, rain showers and marble floors complete the guest bath experience.
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas offers culinary concepts from some of the country's top chefs and a roster of dynamic, new-to-Las Vegas restaurants. To date, the prestigious lineup will include: Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill by restaurateurs Bruce and Eric Bromberg; China Poblano and Jaleo, both by Chef Jose Andres; Comme Ca by acclaimed Los Angeles Chef David Myers; international restaurateur Costas Spiliadis' Estiatorio Milos; Holsteins, an exciting new burger concept from Block 16 Hospitality; Scarpetta and D.O.C.G., both by award-winning chef Scott Conant; and popular steakhouse STK from The ONE Group.
About The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is a unique luxury resort offering a decidedly different perspective, situated in the heart of The Strip. The resort's uniquely vertical multi-tower design offers spectacular views of the vibrant city. The new 2,995-room resort features oversized, residential-style living spaces with expansive, one-of-a-kind private terraces. The Cosmopolitan's luxurious resort amenities include a 100,000-square-foot casino; Sahra Spa & Hammam; three unique pool experiences at The Pool District; Marquee Nightclub & Dayclub at The Cosmopolitan, a multi-level integrated nightclub; a diverse and dynamic restaurant collection; nine eclectic retail boutiques and 150,000 square feet of state-of-the-art convention and meeting space.
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