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Fontainebleau Las Vegas debuts as Southern Nevada's tallest resort, channeling Miami Beach ambiance

Long-awaited 67-story Fontainebleau Las Vegas resort casino opens after over a decade, echoing the Miami Beach vibe

The grand opening of Fontainebleau Las Vegas, a towering 67-story hotel-casino, marks a significant milestone on the Las Vegas Strip, bringing a touch of Miami Beach ambiance to the desert landscape. Here’s everything to know about this long-awaited resort casino exuding Miami Beach vibes in the heart of Nevada.

Resurrection of Fontainebleau Las Vegas: A tale of persistence

After a tumultuous journey spanning over a decade, Fontainebleau Las Vegas, echoing Miami Beach’s revered Fontainebleau, finally stands tall on the iconic Las Vegas Strip. Jeffrey Soffer, the visionary behind the project, expressed his excitement in bringing this colossal resort to fruition after navigating through various challenges.

The $3.7 billion structure, southern Nevada's newest and tallest, took shape amidst a rollercoaster of ownership changes, financial setbacks during the Great Recession, and multiple attempts to revitalize the project. The recent completion by Koch Real Estate Investments and Fontainebleau Development concludes a long-held dream.

A sign welcoming people to Las Vegas, Nevada

Miami aesthetic, Vegas grandeur: Features and offerings

Embracing the spirit of the Miami resort's architect Morris Lapidus, Fontainebleau Las Vegas encapsulates a bowtie-themed homage, embodying architecture, art, and design intricately woven into its essence. President of Fontainebleau Development, Brett Mufson, highlighted the resort's commitment to offering an immersive guest experience steeped in culture and creativity.

President of Fontainebleau Las Vegas Mark Tricano, anticipates showcasing 128 gambling tables, 1,300 slot machines, an array of 36 restaurants and bars, and employing over 7,000 workers. The property, boasting a Miami-rooted culinary influence, welcomes guests with room rates starting at around $300 per night during the opening.

Fontainebleau Las Vegas, standing as the tallest habitable structure in Nevada and the second tallest in Las Vegas, sets a new benchmark for luxury and magnificence, radiating a fusion of Miami's cultural elegance amidst the vibrant aura of the Las Vegas Strip.

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