Opened: December 2013
Why It's Important: The Downtown Grand is the latest step in the renaissance of Vegas' downtown area. The property offers five dining options and flapper-styled nightlife and cocktails in its Mob Bar. Additionally, the Downtown Grand just opened its rooftop pool, PICNIC, marking a new entry in Las Vegas' competitive rooftop pool scene.
Opens: May 21
Why It's Important: A new boutique property from Caesars Entertainment, this property marks the rebirth of the famous Bill's Gamblin' Hall & Saloon following a $185 million renovation. For Food Network fans, the new hotel also offers the first restaurant by celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis. For entertainment, guests can sample a rooftop pool and day and nightlife venues by Victor Drai.
Opens: Labor Day Weekend
Why It's Important: Another new property on the Strip, the SLS Las Vegas marks the first Vegas hotel and casino by sbe. The new hotel was designed as a collaboration between sbe founder, chairman and CEO Sam Nazarian, design icon Philippe Starck, chef José Andrés and Gensler Architects.