Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Wednesday, June 30, 2010 | noon
Map of Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
3708 S. Las Vegas Blvd. , Las Vegas
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas has started taking reservations for its Dec. 15 opening, the resort announced today.
Prices on opening night start at $300 for a 620-square-foot studio with a 110-square-foot private terrace, and peak at $510 for 1,200-square-foot, two-bedroom suites with a 480-square-foot private terrace. Rooms are marked "sold out" on the resort’s calendar for Dec. 30 through Jan. 1.
After the grand opening rush, weekday rates start at $125 and weekend rates start at $195 through May, according to the rate calendar on the Cosmopolitan website.
Few details have been released on the bank-owned resort since Deutsche Bank foreclosed on the 8.7-acre development in 2008, but a newly launched website gives a glimpse into what kind of amenities the resort will offer.
According to the Cosmopolitan website, each room will include a Sub-Zero refrigerator, microwave, Samsung plasma TV and “amenities not found in your typical Las Vegas luxury hotels.”
The rooms at the Cosmopolitan, which once were intended to be condos, each will have a private terrace, unique from other Strip resorts that barely allow guests open their hotel room windows.
Cosmopolitan’s chief information officer, Marshall Andrew, was tight-lipped at the Gaming Technology Summit in Las Vegas last month about what technology the resort would be unveiling, but said Cosmopolitan is using technology to create a “wow factor.”
“They are going to have more features and functions,” Andrew said of the Cosmopolitan rooms. “Aria kind of laid the groundwork. A lot of us went over there and stayed in the rooms to check it all out. We saw things that we liked, but we saw things that we could improve upon, and that’s what we’re working on right now.”
Cosmopolitan’s website also indicates the resort will have a 43,000-square-foot spa, 100,000 square feet of gaming space, 60,000 square feet of retail space and 11 restaurants, many of which will be led by celebrity chefs.
Keeping up with the current daylife and nightlife trends on the Strip, Cosmopolitan will house three separate pools, one of which will be an adult pool, and a nightclub by the Tao Group. Details on the nightclub haven't been released.
Deutsche Bank is spending $4 billion to complete the Cosmopolitan for its the December opening.
As of this month, 315 condo-hotel units remain under contract with buyers who opted out of class-action settlements to get their deposits back, a spokeswoman for the Cosmopolitan said.
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas dares to be different. From the hotel’s red reservations desks to fine art found throughout the resort, The Cosmopolitan’s signature style is helping to pave its own path on the Las Vegas Strip.
Upon entering the resort, you’re greeted by pillars of video boards playing video art by Digital Kitchen and David Rockwell Studio exclusively produced for The Cosmopolitan. Just beyond that, you’ll find all your favorite casino games on the resort’s 100,000-square-foot casino floor.
The Cosmopolitan’s rooms standout as the resort’s most unique feature. About 2,220 of The Cosmopolitan’s 2,995 rooms have 6-foot deep terraces that span the length of the room, a first at a modern Strip hotel. Other in-room amenities include soaking tubs, kitchenettes and quirky accessories like artsy coffee table books.
The dining experience at The Cosmopolitan isn’t something you’ll find at other Strip resorts, either. All of The Cosmopolitan’s 13 restaurateurs are new to the Las Vegas market. You’ll find American steakhouse fare in a modern setting at STK, top-notch sushi at Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill and the freshest fish flown in from the Mediterranean daily at Estiatorio Milos.
Whether the sun is up or down, Marquee Nightclub & Dayclub is the place to find the party at The Cosmopolitan. The venue is a dayclub/nightclub, complete with a pool and cabanas outside and three different rooms with three different vibes inside.
If nightclubs aren’t your thing, you can grab a drink at one of The Cosmopolitan’s five other bars, like The Chandelier, which is encased in 2 million dripping crystals.