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Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, Curio Collection by Hilton, Debuts in Las Vegas

by kimberly Krol Inlander

Apr 20, 2021

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Hilton announced the opening of Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, Curio Collection by Hilton, located just off the Las Vegas Strip and featuring more than 1,500 chambers and suites, an exclusive spa, 12 food and beverage outlets, live entertainment venues, a 60,000-square-foot casino and more.


Three towers — Opal, Canyon and Ruby — feature Chambers (rooms), Grand Chamber Suites and Penthouses. In the Opal and Canyon towers, king- or two-queen-bed chambers consist of the Dressing Room, with a full vanity, makeup desk, extra-large shower and a closet. The second space in the room, the Sleeping Lounge, has a lounge bed, high-definition TV and a cozy seating nook. Ruby Tower features all suites.


Twelve food and beverage outlets will delight guests. Olives, by Todd English, debuts May 2021. Night + Market features Thai cuisine from Kris Yenbamroong, and there’s also Nobu, One Steakhouse, Kassi Beach House, Casa Calavera, Afters Ice Cream and Pizza Forte. Signature Virgin Hotels restaurants and bars include The Kitchen at Commons Club, The Bar at Commons Club, The Shag Room and Funny Library Coffee Shop.


More than 130,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting and event spaces complement multiple, on-site entertainment venues, as well as Mohegan Sun Casino. In May, Dayclub at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas debuts, as does Money, Baby! from Clive Collective.


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