Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts will open its first Las
Vegas property this August, when it converts the Mandarin Oriental to the
Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas.
The 392-room Mandarin Oriental is part of the CityCenter
complex, which opened on the Las Vegas Strip in 2009 and also includes the Aria
Resort & Casino, Vdara Hotel and Veer condo towers.
The Mandarin and its accompanying retail parcels offer
12,000 square feet of meetings space, a two-story spa and five food and
beverage outlets. CityCenter Holdings, a partnership between MGM Resorts
International and Dubai World, is selling the hotel.
Waldorf Astoria said it would renovate the hotel to meet the
brand's specifications, and will retain the hotel's 23rd floor bar. It will
also offer helicopter rides and spa retreats. The hotel will continue to be a
It will be Waldorf Astoria's first hotel opening since the Beverly
Hills in 2017.
"Paired with the recently opened Waldorf Astoria
Beverly Hills and the brand's recently announced properties in San Francisco
and Antigua, the signing of Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas builds on the brand's
exciting trajectory and impressive growth story," said Martin Rinck,
global head of the Luxury & Lifestyle Group for Waldorf's parent company,
Waldorf Astoria currently has 30 properties and 20 more in
its pipeline, including upcoming openings in London and the Maldives.