Hard Rock International to open its second hotel and casino in Santo Domingo
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Hard Rock International to open its second hotel and casino in Santo Domingo

14 Jan 2016 (Last Updated January 14th, 2016 18:30)

Hard Rock International has opened its second hotel and casino in Santo Domingo, the capital city of Dominican Republic.

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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.

"The decision to bring the brand’s second Caribbean casino to the Dominican Republic is a testament to the country’s remarkable strength in tourism."

"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.