Fontainebleau Las Vegas entering final stages of preparation for December debut

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Fontainebleau Las Vegas entering final stages of preparation for December debut
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Fontainebleau Las Vegas has begun accepting room reservations ahead of its planned debut on Dec. 13, officials said this morning.

The Fontainebleau, after several years of off-and-on construction on the Las Vegas Strip, has more than 3,600 rooms and suites, a 96,500-square foot retail district, a six-acre pool district and more.

“This building represents a remarkable new chapter in our storied legacy and will be a beacon for those seeking to indulge in the unforgettable,” said Jeffery Soffer, Fontainebleau development chairman and CEO.

The Fontainebleau, which at 67 stories holds the title for the tallest occupy-able building in Nevada, plans to offer a range of amenities, including expansive indoor and outdoor meeting space for the massive number of tourists who come to Las Vegas on business and an ornate casino floor.

The property will also boast three dozen new restaurant concepts, with a slew of award-winning chefs and uniquely designed food and beverage spaces.

“For almost 70 years, the Fontainebleau brand has challenged boundaries and expectations,” Soffer said in a statement. “With Fontainebleau Las Vegas, we have transcended aspiration and set the stage for a new era of luxury hospitality defined by innovation, sophistication, and opulence, with an inextricable link to our roots at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach.”

The resort recently initiated a massive hiring push to fill thousands of positions in the hotel and casino, and on Wednesday announced a five-day hiring event at the end of this month to staff its food, beverage and nightlife venues.

“We're kind of entering into that final stage, less from a development perspective and more from an operational perspective,” Mark Tricano, president of the Fontainebleau, told the Las Vegas Sun last week.

The Fontainebleau has positioned itself for “modern luxury,” Tricano said, with the ability to give guests a unique experience in gaming, nightlife, dining and more. The resort’s design, from its  to textured mosaic walls, lends itself to a luxurious environment.

“The property itself does a very good job integrating all of those elements into one footprint,” he told the Sun. “And I think that's what customers, locals (and) members will find different and unique about Fontainebleau.”

He’s excited to share with the world what the Fontainebleau has in store, Tricano said. 

“We've remained relatively quiet with regards to our plans,” he told the Sun. “And I think there'll be more to share, obviously, in the coming weeks and months, and really showcasing to the world what the team here has built and what we plan to do in the coming years.”

Guests at the hotel and casino will also have the opportunity to take advantage of a 14,000-square-foot fitness center and a 55,000-square-foot spa, complete with a purifying salt cave, multiple saunas, a rare co-ed sensory room and more.

“We are thrilled to introduce many of the world-class amenities we are recognized for in Miami alongside our new-to-market offerings at Fontainebleau Las Vegas," Soffer said in a statement. “All of these concepts, infused with the dynamic spirit of the Strip, allow us to create a destination that is the best of all worlds and promises an extraordinary, one-of-a-kind experience for every guest.”