Posts tagged as: CityCenter

Save the earth, hug a hotel: Vegas is greener than you think

Save the earth, hug a hotel: Vegas is greener than you think

Las Vegas is viewed by most as a city of excess. We seem to have and waste too much of everything: Food, lights, booze, Elvis impersonators. You may think our concept of “going green” is drinking tinted beer on St. Patrick’s Day. But truth be told, when it comes to Las Vegas, image is everything. [...]

CityCenter puts the control in your hands with savvy room technology

CityCenter puts the control in your hands with savvy room technology

You and your “significant other” are taking advantage of some alone time in your hotel room. You are scantily, if at all, clad when it occurs to you that the maid may come busting in at any moment. But you don’t want to ruin the mood by throwing on clothes and running out into the hallway [...]

Water features make a splash at CityCenter

Water features make a splash at CityCenter

WET, the design firm that created the fountains at Bellagio and the Mirage Volcano, now has another prescence in Vegas with the opening of CityCenter. The company has created five water features for the proptery, all designed to complement the development’s sophistication. Visitors who pull up to Aria’s porte-cochère will immediately notice Lumia, a fountain [...]

Aria opens with a boom and a bang

Aria opens with a boom and a bang

Fireworks will kick off the public opening of Aria Resort & Casino tonight, marking the official grand opening of CityCenter. Aria brings 4,004 guestrooms, 150,000 square feet of gaming, 15 restaurants, a nightclub, a spa, a Cirque show and more to the Las Vegas Strip. Aria is the fourth building on the CityCenter campus to open following Vdara Hotel & Spa [...]

At Mandarin Oriental the attention is in the drink coasters

At Mandarin Oriental the attention is in the drink coasters

Anywhere else, a coaster is just a coaster. Not on the 23rd floor of CityCenter’s Mandarin Oriental. Individually the small black squares may seem like nothing special — just your typical drink coaster, sitting dutifully underneath your beverage, protecting the table from condensation and leakage. But put the four unique coasters at Mandarin Bar together and [...]

Tour the Mandarin Oriental

Tour the Mandarin Oriental

The Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas opened Dec. 4 with Asian-inspired festivities including a Feng Shui ceremony and a traditional lion dance. The Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas is a 47-story, non-gaming hotel inside of CityCenter, a 67-acre urban metropolis and one of the world’s largest green developments. Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas brings the legendary service levels [...]

Breakfast at Tiffany

Breakfast at Tiffany

This morning I searched everywhere for my Tiffany & Co. bracelet. Any other day, I usually don’t wear jewelry. But since today was the grand opening of the two-story Tiffany & Co. store inside Crystals, I wanted to don my jewelry for this very special occasion. From an official ribbon cutting to models dressed like Audrey Hepburn’s character in “Breakfast [...]

Your culinary journey begins on a Silk Road

Your culinary journey begins on a Silk Road

There’s a carefully carved path inside CityCenter’s Vdara. The Silk Road lets you journey in its colorful modern dining room through breakfast, past lunch and on to dinner. Here’s a first look at the restaurant’s cuisine created by über Chef Martin Heierling (also of Sensi). From perfectly cooked John Dory to pineapple profiteroles, you’re going [...]

Tour Vegas’ newest resorts at CityCenter

Tour Vegas’ newest resorts at CityCenter

CityCenter is a 67-acre urban metropolis and one of the world’s largest green developments. The property includes Aria, a 61-story, 4004-room gaming resort; the non-gaming Mandarin Oriental, Vdara Hotel & Spa and Veer Towers; and Crystals, a 50,000-square-foot retail and entertainment district. The Harmon boutique hotel will open in 2010. Enjoy a tour of CityCenter through [...]

Ribbon cut on CityCenter’s Vdara

Ribbon cut on CityCenter’s Vdara

When it came to CityCenter, MGM Mirage didn’t want to build “just another resort.” Instead, the hotel group wanted to take their game to a different level and create “an environment,” said MGM Mirage CEO Jim Murren at a ribbon cutting ceremony today for Vdara, the first of the CityCenter properties to open on the Las Vegas Strip. [...]

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