In downtown Las Vegas and the Plaza Hotel and Casino is reportedly spending some $15 million in order to upgrade in excess of 100 rooms and suites on the top floors of its north tower.
According to a Friday report from a local newspaper, the renovations are due to see the rooms feature new décor alongside voice-activated Amazon Echo Dots that will allow patrons to communicate directly with staff so as to summon housekeeping, book a pool cabana and make a dinner reservation at the property’s Oscar’s Steakhouse in-house restaurant.
The newspaper reported that the refurbished rooms are to be made available from August 1 and will moreover offer additional storage options and energy-efficient LED lighting as well as upgraded climate control systems that are to adjust their settings depending on whether an area is occupied.
Amy Maier from the Plaza Hotel and Casino reportedly told the Las Vegas Review-Journal that these new Luxe Rooms are to have an average size of 325 sq ft although the Nevada venue is additionally knocking down the walls between 16 existing rooms so as to create eight larger suites complete with wet bars.
“The Plaza [Hotel and Casino] wanted to incorporate popular Amazon technology that many people now use on a daily basis to help enhance the guest experience. The Plaza [Hotel and Casino] is keenly aware of changing consumer preferences and, as updates to the property are made, advanced technology options are always considered.”
For his part, Jonathan Jossel, Chief Executive Officer for the Plaza Hotel and Casino, used an official press release published by European Gaming Media and Events to detail that every one of the coming Luxe Rooms is to moreover offer a state-of-the-art entertainments system featuring multiple built-in USB charging ports and a 49-inch flat-screen television with premium cable. He explained that guests will furthermore be able to enjoy an in-room refrigerator and a coffee maker together with RFID room entry cards.
Jossel’s statement read…
“Just as downtown Las Vegas continues to evolve, [our] new Luxe Rooms are raising the standard for accommodation in the heart of downtown. We are proud to debut the Luxe Rooms, offering our guests beautiful new hotel rooms and suites with numerous modern conveniences and sought-after amenities.”