Philadelphia, PA - Many fans, VIP’s, and media gathered together at select Hard Rock Café locations to hear an exciting announcement made by Hard Rock International Chairman & CEO Jim Allen on April 18th. The thrilling announcement was made simultaneously at a three-city press conference in New York City, Philadelphia, and Atlantic City which revealed that Hard Rock International will open its doors to Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City.
The new venture by Hard Rock International will help to revive Atlantic City by bringing jobs and opportunities to local residents. It will also provide a great place for visitors and guests to lavish in the enjoyment of a completely renovated hotel and casino, along with renovated restaurants and entertainment venues to the area. The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City (HRHCAC) will have a soft opening on June 25th and their Grand Opening date on June 28th.
The move to completely renovate the former Taj Mahal into a must-experience destination is emphasized by bringing more than 50 star-studded artists, bands, broadway shows, and comedians to the Mark G. Etess Arena at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City or to The Theater at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Just some of the artists set to play are Florida Georgia Line, Chris Young, Third Eye Blind, Counting Crows, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, Steely Dan, and comedians like Steve Byrne, Jon Lovitz, and Amy Schumer and Friends.
There was even an announcement made by Howie Mandell that HRHCAC will also have a Howie Mandell Comedy Club. “I’ve always wanted my own club. You’ll see people like me from time to time, I will definitely be there, but you will see big internationally famous comedians and friends of mine. You will never know who will drop by. It’s going to be a great room!” said Howie Mandell excitedly via recorded video.
“The Grand Opening of Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City will set the tone for a new era of entertainment in Atlantic City. Our 500 million dollar, newly reimagined property will offer something for everyone and we’re thrilled to welcome our first guests in June,” stated Hard Rock International Chairman & CEO, Jim Allen.
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City will be the new go-to destination for world-class entertainment, rock star service and their signature legendary vibe. The music-inspired hotel will feature dynamic culinary experiences, superstar performances, sporting events, a beach bar and a spectacular casino complete with more than 2,100 slot machines and 120 table games.
If you are looking for something else that makes the hotel stand out from all the rest, the new and exciting Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, NJ offers many amenities, including one called The Sound of Your Stay™; the brand’s signature, complimentary in-room music amenity program. As the first of its kind, this groundbreaking audio experience offers guests three inspiring options to amp up their stay – tracks®, picks®, and wax®. You can choose to have a carefully curated set of tracks® to listen to, or choose to listen to full records (wax®). With wax® the in-room listening experience was carefully curated with a collection of 10 iconic records chosen by Hard Rock’s team of music experts. And thanks to their partnership with Crosley, the records will keep spinning on Crosley turntables as guests find their groove at their leisure. If you choose Picks®, you can channel your inner rock star and reserve one of their 20 Fender guitars—complete with a Fender Mustang floor amp and a set of Nixon headphones—to ensure maximum sound and zero noise complaints during jam sessions.
Other hotel amenities that guests can enjoy during their stay include high speed, property-wide Wi-Fi, 24 Hour In-Room Dining, towel and chair service at Hard Rock Beach or at the indoor pool, and 24 Hour Access to Body Rock fitness, along with the option to pamper themselves by purchasing spa services in the ROCK SPA® & SALON, and of course the Hard Rock Café – Centrally located within the property in a new 400-seat venue, the Hard Rock Café features a new and improved stage and provides beach access for guests.
Whether you choose to indulge in The Sound of Your Stay, or simply want to take a rest between playing on their slot machines and gaming tables before seeing one of the many A-lister line up’s, reservations can be made online or call (609)-449-1000. And if you wish to see any of the amazing shows, tickets go on sale Friday April 20th, or you can sign up for special promotions and purchase tickets today and get an exclusive pre-sale code.
That’s not where all the excitement ends, be sure to visit Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City on their opening day; I asked if there would be anyone Headlining the Grand Opening, or any special giveaways. The answer given to me by Vice President Player Development at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Michael Sampson stated, “Yes, but that we have to keep some mystery for the Grand Opening.”