Significant changes are coming to the Eldorado Reno, Silver Legacy and Circus Circus Reno over the next three years, starting at the end of this year. The Reno Gazette-Journal previously reported on public records, but now the full list of renovations were released, which Include new restaurants, expanded nightlife and full-service luxury spa.
Eldorado Resorts, the publicly traded company that owns the three casinos, announced that it expects to invest more than $50 million in enhancements. Eldorado’s master plan for the three connected properties, which span eight city blocks in downtown Reno, also includes renovation of more than 4,100 guest rooms. The properties’ upgrade announcement comes a week after the company’s agreement to acquire Isle of Capri Casinos.
"Reno is experiencing a strong economic upturn and a travel, tourism and cultural renaissance with healthy year-over-year growth," according to the press release. "Expanded airline service to and from Reno combined with improvements in housing values, higher employment rates, increased recreational activities, an emerging food and art scene, as well as a variety of year-round cultural events, has created extraordinary excitement for both locals and tourists in the destination."
Investments being made listed by the company, according to the Eldorado's investor press release:
Guestrooms: Influenced by the opulence of El Dorado, the mythical South American City of Gold, the design of new guestrooms at Eldorado Resort Casino reflects a refined and luxurious aesthetic. From elegant walls that feature a large abstract floral pattern to muted wall tones, punctuated by furnishings in walnut woods with gold accents, each room will offer a distinguished guest experience, which continues into the bathrooms, where new vanities, lighted mirrors, flooring and showers will create a spa-like setting.
Luxury Spa: Creating a game-changing two-floor experience, Eldorado’s serene and all-new spa will offer a world-class, 20,000 square-foot healing sanctuary featuring indoor and outdoor spaces, including a rooftop pool. Embodying a Zen Tahoe-style atmosphere that celebrates fitness, wellness and tranquility, the contemporary full-service spa will be in partnership with designers Trilogy Spa Holdings.
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Bar Centro: Upgrades for the chic ultra-lounge, offering hand-crafted cocktails and nightly drink specials, will feature additional seating, a larger dance floor and an island bar with a stunning rectangular chandelier. Glistening with fuchsia and amethyst offset by silver and pearl accents, Bar Centro is the place for happy hour, drinks with friends or a late night on the town.
Hidden Pizza: New York-style pizza arrives at Eldorado Reno with the debut of Hidden Pizza this fall. Tucked into a corner of the second floor across from The Brew Brothers, Hidden Pizza will offer fresh pizza by the slice starting at 5 p.m. and available through the late night. Hidden Pizza will also be delivering food throughout the night to guest rooms at all three properties.
Eldorado's iconic Fountain of Fortune will undergo cosmetic enhancements. It was originally designed by Tournament of Roses Parade designer Raul Rodriquez and New Orleans Sculptor Joe Barth.
Guest Bathrooms: All guest bathrooms will be updated with modern accessories, to complement the plush carpeting and fine linen beds in Silver Legacy’s guestrooms. New bathrooms will feature furnishings reminiscent of views of the Sierra Nevada mountains.
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Canter’s Delicatessen: Canter’s Deli will open at the Silver Legacy soon. Canter’s has been serving up a Los Angeles' deli experience for 85 years and has been voted the best pastrami by the Los Angeles Times and LA Weekly and has kept locals and celebrities returning for decades to enjoy award-winning authentic Jewish deli cuisine. With fresh baked breads, famous house made pickles and award-winning pastrami, Canter’s will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Rum Bullions Island Bar: Rum Bullions will be updated with a fresh approach to design and décor, while maintaining its laid back island atmosphere.
Dome Experience: As the central attraction of Silver Legacy, an all-new high-tech interactive experience will be created.
Circus Circus Reno
Lighting of the Towers: The towers at Circus Circus are lit up with the latest in LED lighting technology.
Guestrooms: Embracing a playful design aesthetic, guestrooms at Circus Circus Reno will be completely remodeled with inspiration from “The Greatest Show on Earth.” From carpets with splatters of bright colors to graphic wall sets that display Reno street scenes and neon signs, every inch of the rooms pay homage to the liveliness of the city. The contemporary rooms will also feature redesigned bathrooms to provide a place away from home for business or pleasure.
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The Circus Circus Buffet will be completely revamped into a contemporary fast casual food court. The food court will feature a number of fresh, high-quality, brand name eateries new to the Reno market. The space will feature more than 180 seats in an open common area, perfect for families looking for fast, delicious food on-the-go.
Café Americana will undergo a complete design and interior remodel. The newly themed 24-hour restaurant will offer American food, such as burgers, grilled cheeses, all-day breakfast selections and hot apple pie.
Kokopelli's Cantina, a restaurant concept that combines the flavors of Japan and Mexico, is coming to Circus Circus offering contemporary Mexican favorites and sushi together in a festive and stylish setting. The new restaurant will also feature an array of cocktails, including hand-crafted margaritas, micheladas and the finest selection of sake.
Carnival Midway Reinvention: Fun for adults and children, the midway will be transformed from a traditional American circus vibe to a more whimsical European feel.
New carpet will be installed throughout the entire casino floor adding to the refreshed, modern look and feel of the resort.
The existing exterior Circus tent roof will be refurbished, providing a vibrant and welcoming entry space.
Race and Sports Book: The Circus Circus Race and Sports Book (also a William Hill design) will undergo renovations including upgraded sports viewing with state-of-the-art big screen TVs and a new sports bar and lounge.
Each of the property’s renovations will continue to be announced as they become available, according to the announcement.
The RGJ is meeting with Glenn Carano later today and will update the story with new information at 3 p.m.