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Grand Sierra Resort announces $25 million renovation



The Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nev. kicked off the New Year by announcing significant improvements and renovations. GSR, the area’s largest resort/convention destination property, plans for the $25 million interior facelift to include a more luxurious contemporary look with sleek finishes, vivid colors and trendy fixtures. Visit www.grandsierraresort.com to view renderings of the new look.

“We are committed to giving our guests the best possible experience,” said Alex Meruelo, chief executive officer and founder of the Meruelo Group. “This investment comes directly from customer input on the changes they wanted to enhance their visit to the Grand Sierra.”

The new décor offers a more modern but relaxing ambience with a color pallet of vivid orange, cream and blue hues to brighten public areas as well as guest suites.

Welcoming guests is an elegant front entrance accented in white marble, playful light fixtures and contemporary furnishings that offer comfortable gathering spaces just above the casino floor. A dynamic multi-dimensional art installation of five-60” high- definition video screens greets hotel guests to the registration area. Renovations to the hotel entrance and the front desk will be completed by mid-March.

Summit level suites are the first rooms to be refreshed. Improvements to the luxurious rooms include high-quality furnishings, lighting, bright accent colors, and accessories to finish off the large rooms. Once the Summit rooms are completed, GSR will begin working on concepts for the rooms occupying floors 1-16. The Summit Suites are expected to be finished by the first of May.

Interior architectural changes to the ceiling above the casino floor will add dimension to the spacious area. Incorporating elegant modern lighting, new carpet and brighter colors, improvements are expected to be completed by early summer.

The lounge currently known as 2500 East Second will take on a new name and look, where guests will enjoy a new chic, relaxing and private atmosphere. Designed around the existing bar, the elegant sheers and plush furniture with low-level lighting provide an intimate setting to listen to live entertainment and unwind from the day. The ultra lounge is expected to open mid-February.

For more information about the renovations taking place, visit www.grandsierraresort.com.

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