Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
1 Seminole Way
Hollywood, FL 33314
by BILL & BARBARA SCARDUZZIO
Frequented by countless celebrities, musicians, and fans from around the world, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is South Florida's top destination to ante up and double down. Located between the miles of blue wave beaches of Fort Lauderdale and the vibrant cosmopolitan metropolis of Miami, the spirit of rock 'n' roll continually pulsates throughout the veins of this year-round vacation hotspot. You will never want to leave this ultimate entertainment destination, as everything you could ever desire it right at your fingertips. The resort showcases 500 luxurious guest rooms, 40,000 square feet of meeting room space, the Rock Spa, award-winning restaurants, high-energy nightclubs, lounges and bars, boutique retail shops, the 350-seat Paradise Live theater, a 5,500–seat Hard Rock Live concert arena, and, of course, the infamous Hard Rock Cafe - Hollywood, part of Hard Rock's 138 globally-recognized rock 'n' roll-themed restaurants. The award-winning hotel is characterized by hundreds of pieces of authentic Hard Rock memorabilia, impeccable guest service, and ultimate rock star amenities. Setting the stage for an encore performance, the recently completed $7.8 million renovation of its 500 stunning and spacious hotel rooms and suites invites guests to relax and recharge like a true rock star. Relish in your choice of a Deluxe King, Roxy Suite, or Luxury Suite – all with incredible panoramic views. Each room has been re-imagined and re-designed with new flooring, plush carpeting, crisp bedding, contemporary hardwood furniture, ambient lighting, high-definition electronics, state-of-the-art digital interactivity and, of course, the signature Hard Rock touches of classic artwork and musical accents throughout. Indulge in one of the many culinary treasures that call this ultimate entertainment destination home, as you treat your taste buds to a royal flush of worldly delights. Whether you're looking for the intimate elegance of the Zagat-rated and Wine Spectator award-winning Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, authentic Mexican cuisine from Tequila Ranch, or moderately priced, casual American fare from Hard Rock Cafe, you will find it here. Visitors with even the most discriminating palette are sure to satisfy their craving for a scrumptious meal at one of the many dining establishments in one inclusive location. An after a wonderful meal, you fun-filled night has only just begun. Your evening out at South Florida's most exhilarating nightlife district will be unforgettable. Seminole Paradise, located adjacent to the hotel, offers non-stop party action with restaurants, boutiques, shopping, bars, and nightclubs. Here, you will surely find something for everyone in your group. In addition to a variety of refined cocktail lounges, high-energy clubs, and laid-back bars, this resort is home to the nationally-recognized Fort Lauderdale Improv Comedy Club and Hard Rock Live, a spectacular 5,500 seat state-of-the-art facility that further expands the ultimate entertainment experience. And don’t forget to visit the pool. The tropical pool oasis features a 4.5-acre lagoon-style pool with the Beach Club pool bar perched at the base of a palm-studded tropical isle. The island is also the setting for a 182-foot water slide and 12-person jetted spa. Poolside cabanas take the form of traditional frond-covered Seminole chickees, and are equipped with televisions and refrigerators, phones, ceiling fans, and solid teak and aluminum lounge chairs. That's the rock star way. Experience The Sound Of Your Stay, a complimentary all-encompassing music amenity program that gives every guest access to experiences they can’t get anywhere else. Picks is their Fender guitar “room service” boasting a menu of 20 electric guitars to choose from and jam out on. Tracks is a curated playlist that serves as a sonic guide for your Hard Rock Hotel stay and beyond. And the newest addition, Mix, allows guests to match beats and remix like a professional DJ and provides in-room access to a Traktor S2 DJ controller and an accompanying laptop to get the job done. Looking for a unique location to hold your next event? Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino features all the state-of-the-art amenities and stellar service to make your next meeting, wedding, or other special event a hit. The hotel features 40,000 square feet of meeting and exhibit space -- including a 16,000 square foot grand ballroom divisible into eight sections and several smaller rooms for break-outs or board meetings. In Hard Rock fashion, classic rock 'n' roll memorabilia adorns the ballroom. As one of the world's most electrifying casinos, the resort offers over 90 gaming tables. On a nearly three-acre casino floor, you will be delighted to find Blackjack, Mini-Baccarat, Pai Gow Poker, Three Card Poker, Texas Hold'em Bonus Poker, Casino War, and Let it Ride. Additionally, over 2,500 slots are included in this Native American casino. Separate high-limit rooms for table games and slots, in addition to a non-smoking room, are available for guests to enjoy. The Poker Room at Seminole Hard Rock hosts various games and tournaments of Limit and No Limit Texas Hold 'em, 7-Card Stud, and Omaha Hi Lo games. The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood experience is whatever you want to make of it. Whether you're ready to win big in the casino, enjoy the afternoon shopping at your favorite retailers, or walk through rock 'n' roll history while admiring the memorabilia that covers the walls, your experience will certainly be everything you want it to be … and more. Give yourself the full rock star treatment at the unique Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. And you certainly will come back for an encore.
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