Hotel 32 to rise from the ashes of Monte Carlo fire

Posted by on Jun 16th, 2009 and filed under Hotels. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

livingroom4In January 2008, the top floor of the Monte Carlo Hotel went up in flames as a result of a welding incident. Although there were no injuries, the fire caused severe damage to the hotel’s 32nd floor. The flames and successful fire-fighting efforts were a spectacle to behold for tourists and locals alike (See some of our free, non life-threatening Vegas attractions here).

Almost two years later, the hotel is preparing to reopen the charred floor with a boutique-style twist: 50 studios and suites offering fine amenities and exclusive service. Look for the opening of Hotel 32 toward the end of summer 2009.

Hotel 32 is just one of many changes coming to Monte Carlo. The hotel is also renovating several restaurants and adding a tram to connect the property to Bellagio and CityCenter’s Aria and Vdara.

Aleza Freeman

Yes, I’m from Las Vegas. But I’d like to clarify a few things: I don’t live in a hotel and I’m not a showgirl. I put my pasties on one nipple at a time, just like everyone else. I’m a regular girl who plunges off the side of ridiculously tall Las Vegas landmarks and writes about it for a living. I also ride roller coasters, hang at hotel spas, shoot zombies in the face and take art lessons from bottlenose dolphins. You know, normal stuff. My career as a journalist and copywriter has led me out of Vegas and around the world, but the 24/7 normality of Vegas sucks me back in every time. Am I oblivious to the plethora of slot machines everywhere I go? Sure. But that’s because I’m distracted by all the pretty lights. Follow me on Facebook, Google+ and Twitter.

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