LAS VEGAS – After years in the making, SLS Las Vegas, the lifestyle-driven resort by global hospitality leader sbe, opened its doors at midnight to be the first major casino resort debuting in Las Vegas in several years.
A $415 million renovation of the legendary Sahara Hotel, the SLS Las Vegas introduces an unparalleled resort experience as sbe’s largest hotel to date. SLS Las Vegas builds on the SLS Hotels’ distinguished reputation in an approachable setting with elevated style, intriguing design, and an impressive collection of award-winning dining and nightlife concepts bringing renewed energy to the North end of The Strip.
“The opening of SLS Las Vegas is a major milestone, not only for the expansion of the SLS Hotels brand, but for the future of Las Vegas,” said Sam Nazarian, the sbe founder, chairman and CEO. “We’re very excited to welcome guests to experience the property and the incredible concepts we’ve built with our dedicated partners, and we look forward to watching the North end of The Strip continue to grow.”
As one of a handful of recent projects refueling the local economy, SLS Las Vegas ushers in a new era for the city. Through the combined vision of Nazarian, James Beard award-winning chef José Andrés as the property’s culinary director and design icon Philippe Starck consulting through Gensler, SLS Las Vegas says it will set the standard for Las Vegas hospitality with standout service and stylish rooms complemented by the best of sbe’s celebrated brands under one roof.
Expected to appear at the SLS Las Vegas grand opening include: Lenny Kravitz, Sharon Stone, Jamie Foxx, Iggy Azalea, Aaron Paul, Emile Hirsch, Dita Von Teese, Brittany Snow, JhenéAiko, Adam DeVine, JoJo, Pia Toscano, Shane West, Samantha Ronson, The Righteous Young, Chuck Liddell (UFC Champion) and Jermaine Jones (U.S. men's soccer team player).
– From news release