The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV
A stunning example of a casino resort sparing no expense, the city’s newest luxury resort, The Cosmopolitan, is nothing short of an oasis rising from the concrete. Offering a decidedly different perspective The Cosmopolitan is perched overlooking the heart of The Strip, with the resort’s uniquely vertical multi-tower design offering spectacular views of the vibrant city at its feet.
Luxury abounds in the 2,995-room resort, which features oversized residential-style living spaces with expansive, one-of-a-kind private terraces. These personal retreats range from the urban-inspired “City Room” which features spacious living, city views, and oversized marble-floored bathrooms, to the Lanai Suites, which are exhilarating, multilevel spreads featuring two-story windows, stylish living areas and private terraces with Jacuzzis. And for a real Cosmopolitan experience, you can splurge for a night in the glamorous West End Penthouses.
Representing the pinnacle of exclusivity, the West End Penthouses provide a one-of a kind experience through whimsical touches like crystal-encrusted wall textures, an unexpected art collection, and rich, tailor-made fabrics. Penthouses range in size from 2,400 to 3,700 square feet and are available in two and three bedroom suites which feature cutting-edge technology, floor-to-ceiling windows, wet bars, and kitchenettes with serving space. and Many of the suites offer terraces with panoramic views, and guests enjoy personal butler service to attend to their every need.
Gambling And Then Some
While there’s no shortage of things to do here, first things first: let’s discuss the casino. Spanning an impressive 100,000 square feet, the casino offers a wide array of table games including blackjack, roulette, craps, baccarat, three card poker, Spanish 21, crazy 4 poker, and let it ride.
And that’s just for starters. The casino floor is also home to an incredible variety of slot machines—1,478 reel spinning, video reel and video poker machines with denominations ranging from $0.01-$500. So no matter what your level of play is, you’ll find something that’s right for you.
SIDEBAR: The Latest in Betting Technology
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Race & Sports Book by Cantor is a prime sports watching and wagering location. Here, patrons are invited to place wagers at two outside betting windows, individual “trading” stations, or via mobile tablets. The 43 “trading” stations offer a unique sports betting experience with plush seating, state-of-the-art viewing screens, and Cantor’s proprietary In-Running sports trading technology.
Whether you’re done gambling for the day, or just in need of a brief respite, The Cosmopolitan has plenty to offer besides its remarkable casino—including a very impressive lineup of restaurants.
Topping the list is the Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill, the master stroke of chefs and restaurateurs Eric and Bruce Bromberg. Its menu offers a mouthwatering array of dramatically prepared and presented sushi and sashimi. Not to be missed are Blue Ribbon signature dishes such as their famous beef marrow bones, fried chicken with wasabi honey, bone-in rib steak, and miso lobster—all beautifully prepared and served with Blue Ribbon’s unique flair and hospitality.
Other popular—and no less exceptional—eateries include Comme Ca, a lively and modern Las Vegas French brasserie with an emphasis on quality ingredients; and the trendy STK, a modern Las Vegas steakhouse with a relaxed atmosphere and a sexy vibe created by the in-house DJ. STK Las Vegas is a celebrity hotspot that breaks with tradition, offering a flirty, feminine take on the classic American steakhouse.
If unwinding is called for, pay a visit to Sahra Spa & Hammam, specialists in unknotting all of those annoying little aches and pains. Enter and discover a unique experience filled with breathtaking natural walls that mirror poetic canyons. Veins of silver thread run throughout, while silver ceilings mimic a profound moonlit sky. Sink into the Space Between, a serenity lounge where falling waters are heard and absolute calm settles in a dramatic, soul-soaring atmosphere. A monsoon cave rains serenity, while the steam room gets re-imagined, unveiling a cooling micro mist.
If it’s time for your inner party animal to prowl, Marquee Nightclub is one of the most spectacular spaces in Las Vegas. The venue spans more than 62,000 square feet, with 50-foot-tall ceilings and an unparalleled multi-million-dollar sound stage designed to cater to any performer’s whim. Coliseum-style seating surrounds the dance floor, where one can marvel at the four-story LED screens and projection walls that display customized light and image shows distinctly tailored for each performance.
In addition to the Nightclub, Marquee touts a new Dayclub, featuring Grand Cabanas with individual infinity pools and a multitude of three-story Bungalow Lofts, which come equipped with cabanas, living quarters and party decks on top.