Hard Rock International has opened its second hotel and casino in Santo Domingo, the capital city of Dominican Republic.
The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Santo Domingo is scheduled to open in late 2017, in collaboration withproperty sales and marketing firm All Inclusive Collection.
The 40-storey hotel features 400 rooms and suites, a 23,000ft² casino, a nightclub overseeing the main pool, and a screening room.
The state-of-the-art casino will feature two bars, including Hard Rock’s signature Centre Bar, high-limit slots, 400 slot machines, and 40 table games.
A private gaming room on the exclusive suite floor will also be available for guests.
Hard Rock International vice president of casino development Nelson Parker said: "The Dominican Republic is the region’s most visited country and continues to be the top performing destination in the Caribbean.
"In fact, the country received 19% of the record number of 26.3 million visitors to the Caribbean region in 2014.
"The decision to bring a full-service hotel and the brand’s second Caribbean casino to the Dominican Republic is a testament to the country’s remarkable strength in tourism."
The hotel’s amenites will include 33,000ft² of meeting space, a celebrity chef restaurant, a cigar lounge, a spa and a gym.
Hard Rock International built its first hotel and casino in Punta Cana.
Image: The 400-room Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Santo Domingo is scheduled to open in 2017. Photo: courtesy of PRNewswire / Hard Rock International.