Plans $230 Million Expansion
reported by Casino City Times
Nevada - The
Peppermill Hotel Casino, already Reno's premier casino property,
has outlined plans for a $230 million expansion project that
promises bring the opulence, luxury amenities and design sensibilities
of the most luxurious Las Vegas resort properties to Northern
Tuscan-themed expansion, slated to open in late 2007, will have
several components including a 600 room all-suite hotel tower,
a 50,000 square foot clear-span convention and entertainment
center, a new pool and entertainment area, a new 1,610 space
parking garage, a luxurious spa and salon, a large grand entrance
and porte cochere, and a new 10,000 square foot, two-story nightclub.
In addition, many existing areas of the Peppermill, including
the tower rooms and hotel lobby, will be remodeled and updated
to match the Tuscan design theme of the new buildings.
expansion will center on a new 17-story glass hotel tower which
will offer Peppermill
guests stunning mountain and city views. The tower's 600 elegantly
appointed Tuscan-themed suites will be available in a variety
of floor plans, featuring upscale amenities such as foyers,
large plasma screen televisions in both the living and bath
areas and oversized marble bathrooms with separate water closet,
shower and whirlpool tub. The Peppermill will have 1,700 guest
rooms upon completion of the expansion.
the addition of the 50,000 square foot convention and entertainment
center the Peppermill
will be able to offer 90,000 total square feet of convention
and meeting space. The new clear-span structure will be able
to accommodate 276 10X10 trade show booths, banquet seating
for 3,000 and concert seating for 4,000, and it will also be
equipped with a state-of-the-art audio-visual system suitable
for an array of events, including headliner concerts.
new pool and entertainment area will offer a beautiful Tuscan-styled
oasis for Peppermill
guests. Situated between the existing Peppermill hotel towers
and the new all-suite tower, the pool and entertainment area
will feature private cabanas, a poolside area that may be reserved
for special events, and light and fountain shows choreographed
to music for poolside entertainment. The cabana level rooms
on the first floor of the new hotel tower will open directly
onto the pool deck, as will a new espresso bar and restaurant
located by the convention center.
new 10,000 square foot spa and salon will be a luxurious retreat
hotel guests and locals alike. The salon will be Tuscan-themed,
offering an array of spa treatments for men and women, a full-service
hair salon and a full specialty nail salon. There will be a
convenient parking and a special entrance to the spa so local
guests may enter without passing through the casino.
new parking garage will increase Peppermill's
parking capacity by 1,610 spaces, offering speed ramps for more
convenient access and an enclosed skyway connected to the main
hotel tower and check-in area. In addition to the parking garage
the Peppermill's entrance will get a face-lift with the construction
of a new grand entrance and eight-lane porte cochere. The casino
will expand into the area occupied by the existing porte cochere,
increasing in size by 14,000 square feet.
addition of a new 10,000 square foot nightclub will bring Las
Vegas style nightlife to the Reno area. The two-story club will
build on the Fireside Lounge theme, complete with poolside fire
pits, water features and light shows. A 10,000 square foot arcade
will also be added to the expansion area. The arcade will feature
an interactive game rooms and the latest in video game technology.
aspects of the expansion project include moving Romanza Ristorante
Italiano to a new and bigger location in the new hotel tower,
adjacent to the convention center; remodeling the hotel lobby
area, adding escalators that will lead up to a new mezzanine
area on the second floor; and the addition of new retail outlets
in the hotel lobby area.
Peppermill expansion is a fantastic plan that shows the confidence
Peppermill's management has in the Reno market. Peppermill Director
Marketing Bill Hughes says, "Our owners have always been
very committed to the Reno-Sparks area and to providing an outstanding
experience for our guests. We're very excited about this expansion,
and we believe it will be a great addition to the Reno marketplace."
this project the Peppermill
will truly set the standard for hotel casinos in northern Nevada.
A luxurious resort property, the new Peppermill will be on the
same level as the luxurious hotel resorts found in Las Vegas
and other major tourist destinations, and it is a project the
people of Reno will be proud to have in their community.