LAS VEGAS - Hilton announces the opening of the reimagined and reconceptualized Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, Curio Collection by Hilton. Owned by JC Hospitality LLC, the highly anticipated hotel is the latest addition to the Curio Collection by Hilton brand and Hilton’s expanding portfolio in the Las Vegas market. Located just off the Las Vegas Strip, Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, Curio Collection by Hilton offers guests and locals alike a distinctly authentic and one-of-a-kind Vegas experience within a resort oasis with over 1,500 chambers and suites, an exclusive spa, 12 exciting food and beverage outlets, vibrant daytime and nighttime live entertainment venues, a 60,000-square-foot state-of-the-art casino and more.
“With an extraordinary location in the entertainment capital of the world, Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, Curio Collection by Hilton is a fantastic addition to our expanding Hilton portfolio in Las Vegas,” said Danny Hughes, executive vice president and president, Americas, Hilton. “Together with Virgin Hotels, we’re looking forward to providing our guests authentic and memorable experiences that are reflective of both the spirit of Las Vegas and our signature Hilton hospitality.”
“The opening of Virgin Hotels Las Vegas is just one more positive sign of the recovery of the Las Vegas economy,” said Richard “Boz” Bosworth, president & CEO of JC Hospitality and owner of Virgin Hotels Las Vegas. “For a city that thrives on tourism and large gatherings, with the current COVID-19 cases dropping and the increased access and availability of the vaccine, there are positive signs pointing to another great Las Vegas comeback. No city does it better than Las Vegas and we are excited that our doors are once again open to our team members and are ready to welcome locals and tourists back to the city.”
Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, Curio Collection by Hilton is home to three towers, Opal, Canyon and Ruby, featuring spacious, stylish and brag-worthy Chambers (rooms), Grand Chamber Suites and Penthouses featuring iconic views of the Las Vegas Strip, picturesque mountains and the resort’s pool oasis.
In the Opal and Canyon towers, each king or two-queen bed chamber is designed and consists of two exceptional spaces separated by a privacy door. The first space, the “Dressing Room,” includes a full vanity, makeup desk with a well-lit mirror, an extra-large shower complete with Red Flower toiletries, and a closet for two. The second space, the “Sleeping Lounge,” features Virgin Hotels’ ergonomically designed lounge bed, high-definition TV, pedestal table and a cozy seating nook. All chambers feature custom lighting on sensors that automatically illuminate when guests move throughout the chamber. In the all-suite Ruby Tower, guests can expect a dedicated check-in area and valet along with spectacular suite views.
As part of Curio Collection by Hilton, Virgin Hotels Las Vegas guests enjoy peace of mind from check-in to check-out with the industry-leading Hilton CleanStay program. During their stay, visitors can expect enhanced cleaning and disinfection protocols including a Hilton CleanStay room seal to indicate the room has not been entered since being thoroughly cleaned and a focus on cleanliness that is visible to guests throughout their entire stay. Plus, guests can enjoy a contactless stay with the one-stop Virgin Hotels’ app Lucy which provides guests with the ability to check-in, use a mobile room key to enter the chamber, control the lights and thermostat, and even order room service.
“We are thrilled to have Virgin Hotels Las Vegas join the growing global portfolio of Curio Collection hotels and resorts in premier destinations,” said Jenna Hackett, global brand head, Curio Collection by Hilton. “Las Vegas is synonymous with hospitality and entertainment, so this is a particularly exciting opening for the brand as we introduce more guests to Curio Collection in one of the most iconic cities in the world.”
International Culinary Flavors and Innovative Beverages
With 12 experiential food and beverage outlets to choose from, culinary afficionados and locals alike can indulge in an array of exciting and global contemporary options sure to delight every palate. Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, Curio Collection by Hilton’s extensive dining portfolio of international flavors includes:
- Olives from James Beard award-winning chef Todd English featuring a bold and extensive menu with Mediterranean warmth (coming May 2021)
- Night + Market featuring signature Thai cuisine from Los Angeles-based award-winning chef Kris Yenbamroong
- Nobu, the legendary restaurant from chef Nobu Matsuhisa featuring the finest in traditional Japanese cooking
- One Steakhouse from brothers David Morton and Michael Morton, which provides guests with a top steakhouse dining experience
- Kassi Beach House, a European-style restaurant and lounge from restauranteur Nick Mathers featuring cuisine that embodies the spirit of the Mediterranean islands with coastal Italian and Greek fare (coming April 2021)
- Casa Calavera, a new culinary and cantina open-air concept with a focus on traditional Mexican cuisine by global hospitality company Hakkasan Group
- Afters Ice Cream, a twist on a traditional ice cream parlor concept featuring EDM and hip-hop music coupled with handmade ice cream (coming April 2021)
- Pizza Forte by the Ferraro Family featuring Roman-style pizza and a variety of Italian street fare
Signature Virgin Hotels restaurants and bars include:
- The Kitchen at Commons Club, a 24/7 contemporary brasserie featuring international culinary offerings with a nod to Virgin’s British roots and cocktails
- The Bar at Commons Club featuring locally sourced wines, beers and craft brews in addition to accessible cocktails
- The Shag Room, an immersive sunken lounge accessible through a speakeasy photobooth entrance featuring elevated cocktails and live entertainment
- Funny Library Coffee Shop, perfect for working, unwinding or reading with a delicious pastry or coffee
Entertainment and Events
Featuring over 130,000 square feet of expansive, flexible and modern indoor and outdoor meeting and event spaces, Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, Curio Collection by Hilton is able to accommodate events of all shapes and sizes from intimate meetings to larger social gatherings and shows. The expansive resort also offers multiple entertainment venues including The Theater at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, a 4,500 person capacity venue operated by AEG Presents; 24 Oxford, an intimate live underground music venue with an old-school speakeasy vibe; and The Event Lawn, a 13,000-square-foot outdoor entertainment space, perfect for concerts and private events.
All events are backed by Hilton EventReady with CleanStay, a global, industry-leading cleanliness and customer service program specific to meetings and events. Hilton EventReady sets a new standard for meetings and events at Hilton and delivers innovative solutions for the entire event experience – from flexibility in planning and physical distancing protocols to transparency in cleanliness policies and inspiring catering options.
Party and Play
Located within the resort, the state-of-the-art 60,000-square-foot Mohegan Sun Casino is operated by master developer and operator of premier global integrated entertainment resorts, Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment. The casino offers a combination of popular favorites from slot machines to a selection of table games. Arriving later this year, sports-lovers can also enjoy Betfred USA Sportsbook, featuring a state-of-the-art video wall and more.
Debuting in May, the Dayclub at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas will offer visitors and locals a playground of entertainment offerings. The luxe, two-story, Mykonos-themed dayclub will feature multi-level bar experiences, beachside bites and an open-air entertainment stage designed to transport guests to a music festival in a coastal Greek getaway with live DJ performances.
Also opening in May, guests can enjoy an unparalleled sports entertainment experience featuring interactive games, sports betting and innovative food and cocktails at Money, Baby! from Clive Collective. The high-energy, daylife and nightlife venue will offer guests a unique and nostalgic gaming experience.
Relaxation and Rejuvenation
Guests can soak up the sun, keep up with their fitness routine or unwind at one of Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, Curio Collection by Hilton’s many resort offerings, perfect for relaxation and rejuvenation. Resort guests can work up a sweat in the hotel’s fitness center or indulge in a pampering treatment at the spa featuring Roman-style baths and signature Farmhouse Fresh Spa products. Arriving in May, guests will also be able to relax poolside at the Mediterranean-inspired pool featuring VIP cabanas and daybeds.
Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, Curio Collection by Hilton is part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest loyalty program for Hilton’s 18 world-class brands comprising more than 6,400 properties in 119 countries and territories. Gold and Diamond Hilton Honors members at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, Curio Collection by Hilton who book through preferred Hilton channels will receive a daily food and beverage credit, and members will also have the ability to earn Hilton Honors Points to spend at participating food and beverage outlets.
Additionally, through May 2, Hilton Honors members will receive 2,000 Bonus Points for every stay, plus 5,000 Bonus Points every 5th night, with no limit to how much one can earn. Members can register at HiltonHonors.com/PointsUnlimited.
Hilton Honors members can enjoy access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount and free standard Wi-Fi. Members can redeem their Points for free nights, premium merchandise and items on Amazon Shop with Points, and make charitable contributions. The program is free to join, and travelers may enroll online by visiting www.hiltonhonors.com.
Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, Curio Collection by Hilton is located at 4455 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV 89169. For more information, to book a reservation or stay in “The Know” with Virgin Hotel’s program providing exclusive dining offers, Chamber upgrades and more, please visit Virgin Hotels Las Vegas or call (800)-693-7625.
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About Virgin Hotels Las Vegas
Virgin Hotels Las Vegas is a reimagined and re-conceptualized casino resort. The property will be a part of the Curio Collection by Hilton™. The integrated resort will intermix a passion for food and beverage with music and culture and features three hotel towers totaling over 1,500 Chambers and suites; the 60,000 sq. ft. Mohegan Sun Casino, operated by Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment; a five-acre desert pool oasis including a multi-functional event lawn; live music and entertainment theater with 4,500 capacity; 24 Oxford showroom accommodating 650 guests; an exclusive portfolio of twelve food and beverage venues including Todd English’s Olives, Kris Yenbamroong’s Night + Market, the legendary Nobu, Michael and David Morton’s One Steakhouse, Kassi Beach Club from restauranteur Nick Mathers, Casa Calavera by global hospitality company Hakkasan Group, the sports entertainment, daylife and nightlife venue Money, Baby! from Justin Massei and Mikis Troyan of Clive Collective, famous Afters Ice Cream, Pizza Forte by the Ferraro Family and signature Virgin Hotels restaurants and bars including The Kitchen at Commons Club, The Bar at Commons Club, The Shag Room and Funny Library Coffee Shop. The property is owned by JC Hospitality, LLC, in partnership with Juniper Capital Partners, Virgin Group, LiUNA, Fengate Asset Management, Dream and Orlando Development. The off-Strip playground is located at 4455 Paradise Road. For more information, visit www.virginhotelslv.com.
About Virgin Hotels
Virgin Hotels is a lifestyle hospitality brand that combines heartfelt service, straightforward value and a seamless, personalized hotel experience with the track record of innovation and smart disruption that Sir Richard Branson's global Virgin Group has pioneered for over 40 years. Each property intermixes a passion for food and beverage with music and culture, fusing with the local landscape and providing a vibrant and inclusive environment for travelers and locals alike. Currently the brand operates Virgin Hotels San Francisco, Virgin Hotels Dallas and Virgin Hotels Chicago - named the "#1 Hotel in United States" in 2016, and "#1 Hotel in Chicago" in both 2016 and 2017 in the Condé Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards. Locations in Nashville, New York, New Orleans, Miami, Palm Springs, Edinburgh, Las Vegas and others are to follow. Virgin Hotels continues to explore hotel and office conversions as well as ground-up development in cities such as Boston, Los Angeles, Austin, Seattle, and London.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of world-class brands comprising more than 7,200 properties and more than 1.1 million rooms, in 122 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its founding vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality, Hilton has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its more than 100-year history, earned a top spot on Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For list and been recognized as a global leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for six consecutive years. Hilton has introduced several industry-leading technology enhancements to improve the guest experience, including Digital Key Share, automated complimentary room upgrades and the ability to book confirmed connecting rooms. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the more than 158 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can't buy. With the free Hilton Honors app, guests can book their stay, select their room, check in, unlock their door with a Digital Key and check out, all from their smartphone. Visit stories.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.
About Curio Collection by Hilton
Curio Collection by Hilton is a global portfolio of more than 135 one-of-a-kind upscale hotels and resorts handpicked for their individual character and personality. Curio Collection properties offer guests the ability to experience independent hotels that offer distinct experiences through local offerings, elevated food and beverage and premium amenities and design, while providing the benefits of Hilton and its award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors. Experience Curio Collection by Hilton by booking at curiocollection.com or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about Curio Collection by Hilton at stories.hilton.com/curio, and follow the brand on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.