The Ocean Resort Casino will be part of the Unbound Collection by Hyatt when it opens in Atlantic City this summer.
The news comes following an agreement between AC Ocean Walk and Hyatt Hotels, with the $3 billion, 1,399-room resort will be situated on the Atlantic Boardwalk. At 710 feet and 60 stories tall, it will be the tallest structure in Atlantic City and is expected to open in summer 2018.
“We are excited to be affiliating Ocean Resort Casino with The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand, and to be introducing Hyatt to Atlantic City, one of the nation’s most visited resort and casino destinations,” said David Tarr, senior vice president of development, Americas, Hyatt. “AC Ocean Walk’s spectacular resort will establish a new standard on Atlantic City’s Boardwalk, making it a fitting addition to The Unbound Collection by Hyatt portfolio.”
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The expansive 6.4 million-square-foot luxury resort will feature a 138,000-square-foot luxury casino, 160,000 square feet of indoor meeting and convention space with another 90,000 square feet of flexible outdoor special event space, five swimming pools, including a salt-water pool, a sun deck with cabanas, and distinctive dining from premiere restaurant groups Garces Group and LDV Hospitality plus entertainment experiences that will feature lively day and nightclubs and a best-in-class sports bar.
The resort will include a 32,000-square-foot onsite location of ‘exhale’, Hyatt’s newly acquired fitness and spa brand, which will feature 32 treatment rooms, a mind body studio and retail boutique. The new spa will be the first exhale experience to open within a Hyatt-branded property.
“It is an honour for us to join forces with one of the world’s most renowned hotel brands: Hyatt. Hyatt has an incredible 60-plus-year legacy in the industry, and its loyal global customer base will have access to an authentic way to experience all that makes Atlantic City attractive and popular. We are thrilled and proud to be joining The Unbound Collection by Hyatt portfolio as we prepare for the resort’s opening this summer,” added Bruce Deifik, chairman of AC Ocean Walk.
The Ocean Resort Casino will be the eighth hotel in North America to open as part of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt portfolio, which launched in 2016. It joins the recently opened Holston House Nashville in Nashville, The Bellevue Hotel in Philadelphia, and Spirit Ridge in Osoyoos, British Columbia. The Eliza Jane in New Orleans is expected to join the portfolio, when it opens this spring. In addition, The Unbound Collection by Hyatt properties include The Driskill in Austin, Texas, Royal Palms Resort & Spa in Phoenix, The Confidante in Miami Beach, Hotel du Louvre in Paris, and Carmelo Resort & Spa in Uruguay.