The casino operator had agreed to invest $400m in revamping its Atlantic City casinos as part of the Caesars-Eldorado merger last year.
US.- Caesars has begun work to revamp its casinos in Atlantic City as part of an investment plan it agreed with the New Jersey Casino Control Commission.
Under terms agrees ahead of the Caesars-Eldorado merger last year, the commission gave Caesars Entertainment three years to complete a $400m investment to revitalise its beachfront gaming venues.
The casino company, which has three properties in the city, Caesars, Harrah’s and Tropicana, plans to revamp room towers and add new interior design elements, improvements to the gaming floors, new dining concepts and other additions.
Caesars said the first phase of the project will be a $170m renovation of guest rooms at Caesars and Harrah’s, which will open this summer.
Governor Phil Murphy said: “My administration has teamed up with corporate, community and government partners in an effort to re-establish Atlantic City as a premier tourist destination in New Jersey.
“This investment in the city supports our focus on growing the economy, continuing to support Atlantic City and creating jobs in our state and I applaud Caesars Entertainment for leading the recovery effort.“
Caesars casinos in Atlantic City: the revamp in details
Caesars Entertainment will invest $170m in room enhancements at Caesars and Harrah’s Resort, beginning with approximately 600 guest rooms and suites at Caesars’ Centurion and Ocean Towers, as well as Harrah’s Atrium Tower. The revamp is being designed by Interior Image Group.
The company said: “At Caesars, the designs will feature a modern Roman aesthetic, drawing inspiration from the local Atlantic City scenery, including the beach, ocean and famed Boardwalk.
“The guest rooms and suites will feature rich hues of blue and cream accent colors, contrasting white and gray tones, and contemporary furniture, including modern bathrooms with oversized showers, mirrors, and signature amenities.
“At Harrah’s Resort, design inspiration was drawn from the casino’s upscale, yet accessible brand of hospitality with rich elements that are fun, lively and vibrant playing off the resort’s sophisticated Marina District locale.”