Title: Harrah’s Ak-Chin Hotel & Casino
Location: Maricopa, AZ
Project Type: Expansion & Renovation
Owner: Ak-Chin Indian Community
Services Provided: Site Planning, Architectural Design, Interior Design, Project Management
Service Areas: New Hotel Tower, Dining, Ballroom, Grand Lobby, Parking Structure
Description: Harrah’s Ak-Chin Hotel & Casino property expansion includes a new hotel tower and casino renovation which connects the “Ultra Star” entertainment facility with a recently-opened elevated & covered walkway.
The new 12 story hotel tower features, 230 four-diamond luxury rooms and suites, a fitness center and intimate spa, transforming this property into a first class resort. On their way to the completely renovated game floor, guests are invited to dine at the new feature restaurant, Chop, Block & Brew, a steakhouse serving a fresh assortment of beer, burgers and cuts of meat, and one of three entirely new food and beverage outlets. The other dining outlets include Harrah’s Diamond Lounge, for top-tier guests and a wine bar, featuring wine on tap.
Also included as part of this expansion is a new multi-level parking structure, providing 726 easy-access parking stalls and much-needed shade from the desert sun; a ballroom that accommodates up to 2,000 special-event guests or up to 1,000 dining guests; several breakout rooms; and a dedicated Board Room for corporate functions.