Conveniently located on the Jersey Shore with many boardwalk activities, Atlantic City has long been a popular tourist and vacation destination for families and friends alike. Over the past year, especially, Atlantic City area has undergone a revitalization with the addition of the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino as well the neighboring Oceans Resort.
Having just recently celebrated their one-year anniversary, the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Atlantic City is still going strong. In their first year, the Hard Rock hosted 450,000 concert attendees, welcomed1.2 million hotel guests, and raised over 320 million dollars in gaming revenue. The property has even been voted Best Casino and Best Concert Venue by locals.
Their one-year anniversary event included fireworks and the Hard Rock Atlantic City Anniversary Parade with participants including Miss New Jersey, Miss Teen New Jersey, the Atlantic City Blackjacks cheerleaders and many more. The festivities really kicked off, however, when award-winning country superstar Tim McGraw took the stage at Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena, which is a great place to rock out to some of the biggest rock stars in the world, all year round. During their summer-long promotion, one lucky winner, who will be announced on September 1st, will go home with a million dollars. Participants can enter by playing their slots or table games, with both online and in-house options.
Considered to be Atlantic City’s “go-to destination”, the Hard Rock boasts an array of amenities, from in-house entertainment to a variety of different dining experiences. With an expansive casino featuring 2,200 slots, 120 table games, and now a sportsbook lounge, everyone’s got a shot at winning.
After rocking out to your favorite band at the Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena, make sure to check out their other nightlife options, including Daer Nightclub, with elevated bottle service and the world’s most talented and well-known DJs. You can also sip on summer cocktails, at Balcony Bar, the Lobby Bar, Whammy Bar and Beach Bar.
Each of the suites in this hot new Hard Rock, where you can find iconic outfits, instruments and even motorcycles from some of the most legendary musicians, is designed in a cool, contemporary style. Aside from stylish furnishings, you can also enjoy high-speed Wi-Fi, 24-hour in-room dining, towel and chair service at Hard Rock Beach or at the indoor pool, and 24-hour access to Body Rock® Fitness Center. With two types of rooms, including the Standard and Ocean Deluxe, as well as the ultra-luxurious Celebrity and Apollo suites, your stay is sure to be relaxing.
Looking to live like a celebrity for a night or two? You’ll definitely want to book the 1,000 square foot Celebrity Suite. With surroundings fit for a star, this room boasts floor-to-ceiling windows featuring breathtaking views of the Atlantic. This suite promises VIP amenities including sleep-like-a-rock bedding and their signature Rock Spa bath products. With a separate living space, a 65-inch HDTV, dining area and wet bar, everything is up to Hard Rock’s Rockstar standards.
If you consider yourself a rock and roll junkie, you’ll love the rad complimentary features such as the Hard Rock signature The Sound of Your Stay, where guests have the option of setting the mood with vinyl records or just jamming out on a guitar in the privacy of their own room. With over 20 exceptional cuisines and all-day dining options, there’s bound to be something for everyone. Fancy a fish feast? Look no further than Council Oak Fish, where guests have the option of dining on locally sourced fare, as well as a local raw bar and nine dry-aged prime cuts. The focal point of the Hard Rock dining experience, however, is the Hard Rock Cafe. This casual cafe features two stages with tremendous acoustics and direct beach access. For a more laidback meal, the iconic Jersey Shore White House Sub Shop serves some of the best and most famous hoagies in the area. With decadent desserts, the Sugar Factory is definitely a sweet spot to celebrate a birthday or bachelorette party. It is Atlantic City, after all!
Is a relaxed, Zen-vibe more your style? With 31 newly designed treatment rooms, which include amenities such as 20 dedicated massage rooms, four facial rooms, and a full-service salon that provides manicures and pedicures along with hair and makeup services, guests have a variety of options, each promising a relaxing experience. If you can’t be away from the gym for more than a day, or you’ve just eaten too much at the Sugar Factory, the 24/7 Body Rock fitness Center, featuring state-of-the-art Technogym cardio and circuit training equipment, will be your new favorite place. With Fitness on Demand, you will also get instant access to over 200 premium fitness classes, so fitness happens on your schedule and at your pace.
From various dining options to year-long concerts, the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, which is conveniently located 30 minutes from Atlantic City’s international airport, is one hotel experience you won’t want to miss.