Las Vegas heads-up travelers: According to several reports, the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Sin City will be closed for renovations from February 2020 for eight months.
The hotel had already announced that it would complete a lengthy refurbishment period for four months following its purchase last year in order to convert and rename it into a Virgin Hotel. But KTNV and the Las Vegas Review Journal now report that the renovation process is being discontinued for the entire refurbishment.
"We found that a four-month shutdown, followed by a four-month shutdown, was neither efficient for structural reasons, nor that we could offer our guests a hospitality service experience that they deserve." said Richard Bosworth, President and CEO of JC Hospitality, both outlets in a statement.
"Therefore, a closure of about eight months would be the most efficient and would ensure a timely opening before January 2021
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The Review Journal reports that the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino will close after the Super Bowl on February 2 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami.
Hard Rock guests will be able to see live performances by Brian Wilson and The Zombies, Cake & Ben Folds, Greta Van Fleet, Daughtry, Stone Temple Pilots, and comedian Demetri Martin.