Fontainebleau Las Vegas: Impressive $3.7 Billion Resort To Open After 16 Years Of Construction

Fontainebleau Las Vegas, a long-awaited mega-resort from an iconic brand, is finally set to welcome guests to the Las Vegas Strip (located on the North Strip.) After nearly 23 years of planning, construction and development, the resort is preparing for its grand opening on December 13, 2023. This marks a significant moment in Las Vegas history, as Fontainebleau Las Vegas promises to redefine luxury hospitality and entertainment in the city. Brett Mufson, Fontainebleau Development President, is confident that this will be an era-defining moment for the Las Vegas landscape. This resort is sure to offer an unmatched experience for all guests, from its impressive size and amenities to its star-studded lineup of restaurants and nightlife experiences.

A Miami-Inspired Oasis At Fountainebleau Las Vegas

Fontainebleau Las Vegas draws inspiration from its sister property, Fontainebleau Miami Beach, and promises to bring the luxury hospitality, timeless glamor, and inspired design of this tropical paradise to the heart of Las Vegas. 

Grand Scale and Size

Billionaire and CEO of Fontainebleau Development Jeffrey Soffer spared no expense during the construction process. This massive resort spans an impressive 25 acres and soars to a staggering 67 stories in height. Upon opening, it will offer a total of 3,644 guest rooms and suites, making it one of the largest hotels in Las Vegas, and the tallest hotel building in all of Nevada.

Abundance of Amenities

Fontainebleau Las Vegas goes beyond expectations with its extensive amenities. Guests can enjoy more than 150,000 square feet of casino gaming space, ensuring endless entertainment opportunities. The resort also boasts a 3,800-seat theater and 36 unique first-to-market restaurants and bars catering to every culinary desire.

Culinary Excellence

Food connoisseurs will be delighted by the resort’s 36 restaurants and bars, featuring award-winning chefs and restaurateurs. 

The resort has roped in an impressive lineup of high-end culinary professionals, including Chef Gabriela Cámara of Contramar, Michelin-starred chefs Masa Ito and Kevin Kim, and famed restaurateurs like Alan Yau, Evan Funke, and David Grutman.

A rendering of Papi Steak, another restaurant David Grutman is delightedly bringing to Las Vegas. (Image courtesy of Fontainebleau)

Notable among these dining experiences is Papi Steak, known for its Glatt Kosher tomahawks and theatrical Beef Case presentations. Komodo, a flashy temple of pan-Asian cuisine, and La Fontaine, focusing on elevated French fare, will tantalize your senses. A number of restaurants will open in December 2023, and Fontainebleau Las Vegas will open more in 2024.

Wellness and Spa Retreat

Fontainebleau Las Vegas prioritizes wellness with a 14,000-square-foot fitness center and a 55,000-square-foot Lapis Spa. The spa boasts 44 treatment rooms, a salt cave, an herbal inhalation room, and various healing saunas, providing the ultimate relaxation experience.

Luxury Retail at Fontainebleau Las Vegas

For those seeking retail therapy, the resort features a lavish 96,500-square-foot luxury boutique retail district, offering an array of high-end shopping options. There will be something for everyone with over 35 luxury retail concepts across two levels.

The entire space has been designed with accessibility in mind and is conveniently connected to the greater ecosystem of the resort.

Exclusive Nightlife

LIV Nightclub and LIV Beach, conceptualized by David Grutman, offer a stadium-like design for an immersive entertainment experience. With 50,000 square feet of nightclub space and 35,000 square feet of dayclub space, these venues promise unforgettable nights under the Las Vegas sky.

A rendering of the massive LIV Nightclub with stellar viewpoints inside Fontainebleau Las Vegas. (Image courtesy of Fontainebleau)

A Story of Resilience

Fontainebleau Las Vegas’s journey to completion has been marked by challenges and setbacks, but it stands as a testament to resilience and determination. After a long hiatus, the project was revived, bringing this iconic resort to fruition. Read more on the history of Fontainebleau

Be prepared for a remarkable and unforgettable experience when the doors open on December 13, 2023. 

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