Las Vegas W Hotel Opens in SLS Hotel’s Former Lux Tower
Formerly the Lux Tower of the SLS Hotel, the W Hotel opened its first Las Vegas Strip property in late 2016. The new Vegas location is the 50th W property.
The intimate hotel within a hotel has 289 rooms and added its own W-branded lobby, spa, bar, and pool area.
The new rooms were designed by Philippe Starck and Gensler & Associates and house Bliss bath produces, signature W bedding, black and white wall murals, a long narrow white leather banquette, dual sinks, and a huge shower. For big spenders, the enormous 2,382 square foot Extreme WOW suite, designed by Lenny Kravitz, is located on top of the tower with mountain views.
In addition to the rooftop WET Deck with pool, cabanas, and a bar, the Away Spa, and 24-hour Fit gym, W guests can enjoy all of the amenities at the SLS Hotel.
This includes SLS’s flagship restaurant, Bazaar Meat by José Andrés. Much more than your average steakhouse, it is the biggest Andrés restaurant in the world at more than 13,000 square feet. The huge main dining room resembles an upscale Spanish-inspired hunting lodge for 335 guests with tan leather booths and chairs, long wooden communal tables, and mounted plaster animal heads of bulls and crocodiles.
The menu is on the same large scale as the restaurant. Diners can choose from carpaccio, tartars, a few small sandwiches and cured meats, a raw bar, foie gras cotton candy, and all kinds of steak and beef options while watching all chefs in action in the open kitchens.
This is Vegas, so of course there are additional dining options. 800 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria sources fresh ingredients to make its 60-second pizzas. In line with the make-your-own fast-casual trend, guests choose from an original thin soft crust, a crispy crust, or a gluten-free option then a variety of bases including Margherita (fresh tomatoes and cheese); bianca with mozzarella, Parmigiano Reggiano, and garlic; marinara with tomato, garlic, and oregano; or verde with a pinenut basil pesto sauce. Add on proteins, cheeses, and vegetables, or pair with a variety of salads and small bites including meatballs, truffle cheese bread, and prosciutto with mozzarella.
W guests can also dine at Katsuya offering Japanese cuisine, unique rolls and sushi, and sashimi; Cleo offering Mediterranean dishes and unique wines; Umami Burger and Northside Café & Chinese Kitchen offering 24-hour comfort food and Chinese cuisine.