Marriott to Open 4,000 Room JW Marriott and Edition Hotels in Las Vegas


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Marriott announced they’re opening a new mega resort on the Las Vegas strip, where the unfinished Fontainebleau currently is, which will be called The Drew Las Vegas.

The property will have 4,000 guest rooms ands suites and be a combined hotel of a JW Marriott and an Edition, similar to their LA Live combination hotel of the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE and The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles.

Per Marriott,

Marriott International, Inc. and global development firm Witkoff announced today a plan to open a new resort at 2755 Las Vegas Boulevard South. Ushering in a new era of world-class hospitality, the integrated resort and casino to be named The Drew Las Vegas will debut the EDITION brand in Las Vegas and mark The Strip’s first JW Marriott. Anticipated to open in late 2020, the resort will feature nearly 4,000 rooms and suites as well as over 500,000 square feet of convention and meeting space. Once open, the hotels will be managed by Marriott International.

Two Blackbirds Hospitality, led by renowned hotelier and former Cosmopolitan CEO John Unwin, will oversee the launch and operations of The Drew Las Vegas. As an integrated resort, The Drew Las Vegas will be home to a broad offering including a casino, luxury hotels, together with convention facilities, entertainment, nightlife, retail and dining curated into one cohesive guest experience.

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Comments

  1. That area is so unpopular with tourists with the Circus Circus across the street. I highly doubt it will do well. This is where the Algiers Hotel was back in the day. Good luck Marriott. I wouldn’t stay there. Too many better options than the North Strip. That area has always been cursed.

  2. @Danny, actually it’s turning around. The same company is rumored to be buying the SLS (which they recently turned a part of into a W hotel) and the newly built Lucky Dragon. My guess is MGM will invest some cash into Circus Circus at some point, but right now its a huge cash cow for them since it’s paid off. The only major blow to that area was the replacement of the Riviera with a parking lot… such a waste of space.

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