Harrah’s Resort Southern California has debuted the highlight of its $160 million, multi-phase renovation–a 403-room hotel tower.
Harrah’s Resort, located just 30 minutes from wine country, 50 minutes from downtown San Diego and two hours from Los Angeles, offers guests a 1.2 million-square-foot gaming experience. Situated in a spectacular setting, with an array of amenities including three pools, an award-winning spa, new dining offerings and a state-of-the-art entertainment and conference center.
The new 21-story Resort Tower North joins two existing towers and brings Harrah’s Resort to a total of 1,065 rooms, making it the fourth largest hotel property in San Diego county. The new tower boasts 48 suites with views of the valley. Overall, the resort features 891 non-smoking guest rooms, including 147 suites, and more than 10,703 square feet of non-smoking gaming space.
“The Rincon Band is excited for the next era of the property,” stated Bo Mazzetti, chairman of the Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians. “The resort has been a namesake in our community and is something we are very passionate about. The recent renovations and expansion to the property truly make this a destination resort.”
The expansion at Harrah’s Resort, formerly Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort, broke ground in October 2012 with the first phase unveiled in July 2013 – the Baja-inspired ‘ritas Cantina and Dive, three pools complete with SoCal’s only swim-up bar and a 400-ft Lazy River. Dive is also home to the region’s popular Dive Day Club.
The second phase of renovation debuted in December 2013 with the opening of The Events Center, a 53,221 square foot state-of-the-art convention and entertainment buy valtrex venue. Harrah’s Resort also recently welcomed Starbucks and a wine and craft beer bar, Corked, which has a 15,260-square -foot patio for event pre-parties and live music.
Following the new tower’s launch is the April opening of Spiked, an all-new craft cocktail ultra-lounge. Also opening this month are grab-and-go food options at Earl of Sandwich and the return of the legendary Pink’s Hot Dogs.
The resort expansion and additions join current existing amenities such as The Spa at Harrah’s, a 59,000-square-foot casino and various dining outlets catering to all cravings including The Buffet, Oyster Bar, Fortunes and The Café. The property’s signature fine-dining restaurant, Fiore, is a seven-time winner of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence and offers guests a wide variety of selections from a seasonally rotating menu. Guests can pair their choices with a selection from a wine list containing up to 120 wines.
Harrah’s Resort Southern California is owned by the Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians. Established in 1875, the Rincon Band is a sovereign government, recognized by the U.S. Constitution, and federal government, with 500 plus members, and a democratically elected tribal council with the executive, legislative, and legal authority to protect and promote the welfare of the tribal members and lands with powers equal to a city, county, or state. The Rincon Band governs a 6,000-acre reservation in Valley Center and uses profits from its commercial enterprises to provide services such as police and environmental protection, health care, senior, youth and cultural programs, economic development and a tribal court.
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