The LINQ Hotel & Casino, which will be officially launched Oct. 30, 2014, is the perfect complement to The LINQ promenade, the open-air shopping, dining and entertainment district anchored by the High Roller observation wheel.
Located at the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, The LINQ Hotel & Casino is replacing The Quad Resort & Casino. It offers will offer modern accommodations. As part of a $223 million renovation project, all of the 2,256 rooms and suites are being gutted and completely redone. As a result, they will have floor-to-ceiling windows that showcase views of the High Roller, the Strip or the surrounding city. Guests will also enjoy amenities like pillow-top mattresses, iPod docking stations, 47-inch flat-screen TVs and rain shower heads.
You'll always find a good time at The LINQ Hotel & Casino in the hugely popular O'Sheas Casino. Along with cheap drinks from three bars and a stage for live entertainment, it has 11 table games, 15 video poker machines and six beer pong tables. TAG Sports Bar is another great place to unwind. Not only can you watch the day's big games, but you'll also enjoy more than 300 different brews from around the world here. At Fat Tuesday discover a variety of frozen daiquiris or grab a drink in the Catalyst Bar.
If you're interested in seeing a show, Jeff Civillico does comedy juggling and other stunts in the afternoon. Recycled Percussion, a group that pounds away on everything from buckets and trash cans to ladders and power tools, perform in a rock-oriented production in the evening. Or check out the drag extravaganza "Divas Las Vegas" starring Frank Marino.
The casino at The LINQ Hotel & Casino is lively too. Along with more than 800 slot and video poker machines, there is a state-of-the-art race and sports book and a five-table poker room.
If history is your thing, stop by The Auto Collections. More than 250 classic or historically significant vehicles are being displayed on the fifth floor of the hotel's self-parking garage.
You can indulge your palate at several great restaurants in The LINQ Hotel & Casino. Chef Guy Fieri, of Food Network's top-rated show "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives," has opened Guy Fieri's Vegas Kitchen & Bar at the resort's north entrance. South-of-the-border cuisine along with an array of margaritas and a mechanical bull are offered in Chayo Mexican Kitchen + Tequila Bar at the south end of the property. The hotel also boasts a Hash House A Go Go, which is known for its delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner comfort foods.
Of course, you'll come across even more restaurants, bars and entertainment options in The LINQ promenade -- including Brooklyn Bowl, Tilted Kilt, BLVD. Cocktail Room, Yard House, Flour & Barley, Sprinkles Cupcakes, Haute Doggery, the Purple Zebra Daiquiri Bar, Chilli Beans, Bella Scarpa and F.A.M.E., to name just a few.
Rounding out the amenities at The LINQ Hotel & Casino are a fitness center, a salon and a wedding chapel. A Las Vegas Monorail stop is positioned at the back of property, which means you'll have easy access to most of the hotels up and down the Strip. In addition, a new pool area (featuring both a standard hotel pool and a dayclub experience), a new lobby bar, a new spa and the new Vortex Roof Deck, are currently under construction and will debut in spring 2015.
-- Staff Report