The $1.4 billion MGM National Harbor in National Harbor, Maryland, has opened its doors. Situated on a hill overlooking the Potomac, the gaming resort offers views of attractions in the Capital Region including the Washington Monument, National Mall and the U.S. Capitol.
“This level of private investment is unprecedented in the region, and so is what we’ve built,” said Jim Murren, chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts International. “MGM Resorts has long promoted global trade and travel—and MGM National Harbor will be a significant driver of both, strengthening Washington, D.C., as a tourist magnet.“
MGM National Harbor features 308 guest rooms, a 125,000-square-foot casino, a two-level spa and salon with 11 treatment rooms and a retail district. The property offers 15 dining concepts ranging from casual eateries to restaurants helmed by chefs such as José Andres and Marcus Samuelsson. Nightlife options include Felt Bar & Lounge, featuring a tableside mixology program, and Blossom Cocktail Lounge, a 24-hour gaming lounge. Attendees can also visit the Conservatory, a 15,000-square-foot floral attraction that changes seasonally. The first exhibit, “Holiday Reflections,” showcases more than 150,000 flowers.
For meetings and events, MGM National Harbor offers more than 50,000 square feet of space including a 16,200-square-foot ballroom and a 6,000-square-foot terrace. Another venue is the 3,000-seat Theater, which already has a lineup of performers including Bruno Mars, Cher, Sting, Duran Duran and Boyz II Men.
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