The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Opens Tonight, 8 p.m. Pacific Time


    
    New Luxury Resort at the Heart of the Strip Showcases Design, Amenities
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<p><span class="xn-location">LAS VEGAS</span>, <span class="xn-chron">Dec. 15, 2010</span> /CNW/ -- Located at the heart of the <span class="xn-location">Las Vegas</span> Strip, The Cosmopolitan of <span class="xn-location">Las Vegas</span> officially opens its doors to the public for the first time tonight at <span class="xn-chron">8 p.m. Pacific Time</span> (<span class="xn-chron">4 a.m. GMT</span>).  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 <span class="xn-chron">11 p.m.</span>, the resort's first guests will enjoy an outdoor concert by <span class="xn-person">Brandon Flowers</span>, The Killers front man--a <span class="xn-location">Las Vegas</span> native. In a first-ever innovation for the legendary <span class="xn-location">Las Vegas</span> entertainment scene, the opening-night concert will be simulcast on The Cosmopolitan's marquee, meaning passersby on the <span class="xn-location">Las Vegas</span> Strip will be able to watch the concert live on its 65-foot-tall LED-display marquee.</p>
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<p>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.</p>
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<p>The Cosmopolitan of <span class="xn-location">Las Vegas</span> delivers stylish design with an adventurous and welcoming spirit - delivering a decidedly different kind of <span class="xn-location">Las Vegas</span> 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 <span class="xn-person">David Rockwell</span>, <span class="xn-person">Jeffrey Beers</span>, 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 <span class="xn-location">Las Vegas</span> Strip at every turn.</p>
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<p>"The Cosmopolitan is about creating a resort experience set apart from anything that exists right now in <span class="xn-location">Las Vegas</span>," says John Unwin, CEO of The Cosmopolitan. "When you combine spacious suites, high design from talent like <span class="xn-person">David Rockwell</span>, 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."</p>
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<p>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 <span class="xn-location">Las Vegas</span> skyline, allowing guests to feel that they are truly at the epicenter of the vibrant city while maintaining a boutique style footprint.</p>
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<p>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 <span class="xn-person">David Rockwell</span> 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.</p>
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<p>The Cosmopolitan of <span class="xn-location">Las Vegas</span> 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 <span class="xn-person">Eric Bromberg</span>; <span class="xn-location">China</span> Poblano and Jaleo, both by Chef <span class="xn-person">Jose Andres</span>; Comme Ca by acclaimed <span class="xn-location">Los Angeles</span> Chef <span class="xn-person">David Myers</span>; 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 <span class="xn-person">Scott Conant</span>; and popular steakhouse STK from The ONE Group.</p>
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    About The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
    
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<p>The Cosmopolitan of <span class="xn-location">Las Vegas</span> 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.</p>
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    Amy Rossetti
    The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
    702.314.3130
    pr@cosmopolitanlasvegas.com





    

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