What happens in Vegas … is about to get a lot more luxurious. On February 4, Caesars Palace rolls the dice on Nobu Hotel, an East-meets-West boutique hotel made for those who love to be pampered. Here are five things you should know about the new hotel that’s destined to become a celeb favorite:
1. Caesars didn’t break ground for the new hotel; instead, it gutted what was formerly known as its Centurion Tower. Owned by famed chef Nobuyuki “Nobu” Matsuhisa, Hollywood producer Meir Teper, and Oscar nominee and screen legend Robert De Niro (a core principal), the new hotel will offer 181 rooms for priority guests.
2. Pampering is key at Nobu. You will be treated to a wide variety of first-class amenities, including private space at the legendary Caesars pool, a state-of-the-art fitness center, a separate lobby concierge and iPad registration to avoid the long check-in lines you find at almost every Vegas hotel. Speaking of lines, you won’t stand in one if you want to do a little dancing later in the evening; stay at Nobu and you have VIP access to Caesars nightclub, Pure.
3. You will also be able to get the rest of the Caesars experience, including the eight pools, an amazing spa, the Forum shops and the famed Cascata golf course, one of the most extensive in Vegas. There are also 25 restaurants to visit on the property.
4. If you’re a foodie, then you won’t even have to leave the premises. Enjoy chef Nobu’s recipes onsite at the world’s largest Nobu restaurant, featuring a dining room, a sushi bar, a cocktail lounge, teppanyaki tables and private dining. He’s also created an exclusive 24-hour, gourmet room service menu for Nobu Hotel guests. There’s nothing like eating rock shrimp tempura while watching a movie in your room.
5. Rooms at Nobu are chic and relaxing, providing a calm escape from the fast pace of Vegas, with simple, natural décor inspired by cherry blossom origami and Japanese Zen gardens. Each room features bark-edged wood coffee tables, grass-cloth wall coverings and work by up-and-coming Japanese artists. Designed by David Rockwell, the guest rooms have large bathrooms with oversized walk-in showers, multiple showerheads and teak stools. They are like mini Japanese bathhouses. Opt for one of the Sake Suites and your stay will also include a home theater room and a billiard table, or a fireplace and a sushi bar with your own private chef.
Photos Courtesy of Nobu Hotel/Caesars Palace Las Vegas