Title: Cherokee Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
Location: Tulsa, OK
Project Type: Tribal – Casino Hotel and Resort
Owner: Cherokee Nation
Services Provided: Architecture, Master Planning and Interior Design
Service Areas: Lobby, Casino Floor, Hotel Rooms, Food & Beverage, Pool/Spa and Convention Center
Description: Situated adjacent to Interstate 44 in Tulsa, the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino-branded resort development encompasses 350 hotel keys in two towers, a casino with 2300 slots and 70 gaming tables, and an 18-hole tournament golf course.
The newest hotel tower, at nineteen stories and 208 keys, is topped by a striking rooftop terrace and a unique ‘Sky Room’, each offering guests panoramic views of the city and a powerful rooftop experience. The 5,000 SF ‘Sky Room’ is detailed with floor-to-ceiling chevron glazing, set between majestic Art Deco-style buttresses soaring two stories in height.
The casino’s grand lobby features a unique ‘seven-point’ ceiling design, representing the seven clans of the Cherokee Nation, and an intricate inlaid tile floor mosaic that expresses the proud heritage of the Cherokee Tribe of Oklahoma.
At 750,000 total square feet, the Tulsa Hard Rock Hotel & Casino includes a conference center, retail, spa, pool, parking garage, multipurpose theater, and several signature restaurants including McGill’s and country-artist Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill.