Nation | Tribe: Seminole Tribe of Florida
1 Seminole Way
Hollywood, Florida 33314
Rendering of new 450-foot tall guitar-shaped hotel opening in 2019.
Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood is an 86-acre resort near Miami and Ft. Lauderdale.
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casinos in Hollywood is one of 7 casinos owned and operated by the Seminole Tribe of Florida. The other 6 casinos are the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa, Seminole CasinoBrighton, Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, Seminole Casino Hollywood, Seminole Casino Immokalee.
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino will open its famous guitar-shaped hotel Oct 24 as part of this $1.5B expansion and renovation project. When finished, the Seminole Hard Rock will have these additions:
New guitar-shaped hotel tower with 638 new guest rooms bring total rooms to 1,274. Includes a 40,000-square-foot luxury spa.
14 new restaurants
Larger Hard Rock Live to accomodate 7.000 fans
New nightclub named Doer
Convention and meeting space will be increased to 141,000 square feet.
Retail space will be increased to 28,000 square feet
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino has won the following awards in recognition of exception facilities and amenities.:
2020 Casino Player Magazine's Best Of Gaming Awards:
Best Overall Gaming Resort
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Open 24 hours daily
195,000 square foot casino
Minimum gambling age is 21
3,100 slot machines - one cent to $5 bets
High Likit Slots Room - $1 to $1,000 bets
Non-Smoking Slots Room (near Winners Way Garage)
200 table games - Blackjack, Baccarat, Mini-Baccarat, Pai Gow Poker, Texas Hold'em Bonus Poker, Let It Ride, Three Card Poker, Casino War and Spanish 21
Poker Room - 45 tables
Council Oak Steaks & Seafood
Hard Rock Cafe
Beach Club Bar & Grill
Food court - Open 11am-midnight
Constant Grind - Pastries and snacks
Guitar Hotel (2019) - 450 feet high, 36 stories, 638 luxury rooms
Oasis Hotel (2019) - 7 stories, 168 guest rooms
Hard Rock Hotel - 469 rooms including 63 suites
The hotel area has a 13.5 acres of water oasis including a man-made beach, a lake with kayaks, and cabanas for relaxing. The Oasis Hotel has swim-up rooms on its first floor.
December 3, 2020
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood won two top awards this year in the 7th Annual Global Gaming Awards presented by Gambling Insider.
First Place: Land-Based Operator of the Year
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood is recognized for innovation and enhancement over nine other worldwide casino operator finalists. The casino also won this award in 2018.
First Place: Property of the Year
"It's an amazing project and there's no other building like it in the world. We're happy with its early results," said Jim Allen, Chairman and CEO of Hard Rock International and Seminole Gaming.
The Global Gaming Awards ceremony kicks off the G2E Global Gaming Expo every year. Winners are judged and selected by a hundred industry leaders, and the awards are claimed to be the "most trusted awards in the gaming industry".
October 3, 2020
Seminole Hard Rock in Hollywood was recognized by Casino Player Magazine as the 2020 winner of three major Best Of Gaming Awards. The casino placed first in three major categories:
Florida First Place - Best Overall Gaming Resort
Florida First Place - Best Hotel
Florida First Place - Best Casino
For the complete report of winners, visit 2020 Casino Player Magazine Awards.
June 11, 2020
Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood is reopening at noon Friday after three months of closure for the COV ID-19 pandemic. Seminole Casino Coconut Creek and Seminole Classic Casino will also reopen at the same time.
VIDEO: South Florida Seminole Casino Complexes To Reopen Friday
Next week Seminole Casino Brighton will reopen on June 16th. Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa is currently open. It reopened last month on the evening of May 21. Seminole Casino Immokalee will remain closed at this time until futher notice.
For additional information on these casinos, visit these pages. They are listed by reopening dates.
June 12 Noon Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood - Hollywood
June 12 Noon Seminole Casino Coconut Creek - Coconut Creek
June 12 Noon Seminole Classic Casino - Hollywood
June 16 Noon Seminole Casino Brighton - Okeechobee
Open May 21 Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa - Tampa
Closed T B A Seminole Casino Immokalee - Immokalee
October 27, 2019
Rendering of new 450-foot tall guitar-shaped hotel opening in 2019.
After 2.5 years of construction and $1.5B the Seminole Hard Rock Casino Hollywood opened its expanded casino and guitar-shaped hotel. The expansion opened offically on Oct. 24 and the hotel on Oct. 25. Seminole Hard Rock is located outside Fort Lauderdale and about 25 north of downtown Miami.
The 450-foot guitar-shaped hotel tower has 36 stories, 638 luxury rooms and totals 600,000 square-feet. Next to it is the new Oasis Tower with 7 stories and 168 rooms. The original hotel has 465 rooms. There is now a total of 1,271 guestrooms at Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood.
The expansion added 30,000-square-feet to expand the gaming floor to 195,000-suare-feet. There are now 3,100 total slot machines,200 table games and a new 45-table Poker Room.
September 20, 2019
As the Guitar Hotel prepares to open at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino next month, Hard Rock officials announced a major entertainment complex will also open as part of the same massive $1.5 billion expansion project.
The new Daer South Florida will a 44,000-square-foot entertainment complex featuring a poolside day club, a nightclub and a rooftop club.
DAER South Florida Dayclub
The day club will be a 21,130-square-foot outside entertainment area with three pools. One will be a larger, resort-style pool and the others will be dipping pools. The area will feature hot tubs, 13 private cabanas, daybeds and VIP sections. Entertainment includes DJ booth with a 40-foot LED screen.
The nightclub provides 18,800 square feet of indoor entertainment space. It features a state-of-the-art sound system and a high-performance LED centerpiece. A huge foldiing glass window can open up the nightime sky.
The rooftop club is a 4,000-square-foot bar area with exceptional views surrounding the resort.
August 20, 2019
The grand opening of the $1.5B expansion project at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood on Oct 24 will include the opening of several new restaurants and bars. It will bring the total number of restaurants at Hard Rock to 19 and bars and lounges to 20.
The new dining venues that have been announced include:
Canoa - A live-fire. wood grill restaurant with an open kitchen serving meat, seafood and fresh vegetables with a large wine selection.
Cipresso - A contemporary Italian-American restaurant serving pastas, pizzas and specialty dishes with Italian varietal wines.
Fresh Harvest - A Vegas-style buffet with five live-action stations that cook to order.
Rise Kitchen & Deli - A 24-hour American diner and deli serving all-day breakfast, burgers, and New York deli sandwiches.
Constant Grind - A French-inspired, American bakery serving Lavazza coffee, breads, pasteries, cakes, gelato and grab-and-go sandwiches.
Oculus Bar - A classic wine bar with craft beers located in the hotel lobby.
Daer Nightclub/Dayclub - An indoor-outdoor entertainment venue covering 44,000 square feet and featuring a day club, nightclub and rooftop bar.
Pool Bar & Grill - A poolside dining venue
Beach Club Bar & Grill - A second poolside dining venue
Entice - an lounge located in the new Promenade
Major changes have been made to some of the current restaurants.
Council Oak Steaks & Seafood - This classic steakhouse has moved from its ballroom location to a permanent home.
Hard Rock Cafe - This newly renovated restuarant has added new contemporary menu items.
The Bol - This asian restaurant has reopened with three times more space.
Kuro - This Japanese restaurant will remain in its location inside the old hotel.
L Bar - This bar has been redesigned and expanded.
The opening of these restaurants will coincide with the grand opening of the Hard Rock Hotel in Hollywood, Florida.
May 17, 2019
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida will open its new guitar-shaped hotel tower on October 24, 2019. This 450 foot tall hotel addition will provide 638 new guest rooms and suites increasing the total to 1,274 rooms.
Room rates have not yet been announced, however, reservations will be accepted on July 24. Room sizes start at 515 square feet. The hotel includes a large, 40,000-square-foot luxury spa.
The new tower is part of a $1.5 billion expansion and renovation project at the Seminole Hard Rock. New construction is also adding more convention space. more convention space and more entertainment venues.
The Hard Rock Live stage will be expanded from 5,500 people to 7,000, and a new nightclub will be added. Dining options will increase with the addition of 14 new restaurants.
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino needs 2,000 more workers for this expansion and has scheduled a job fair for June 4.
November 28, 2018
On Tuesday a celebration was held at The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. The hotel casino hosted the brand's traditional guitar smash ceremony. A ceremony that is held at every Hard Rock location. This guitar smash celebration marked the completion of this phase of the current expansion project and the grand opening of the new Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood.
The new cafe can seat 250 guests. The kitchen has upgraded the equipment and features an open concept design. There is a new artisanal brick pizza oven, and room designated for meat grinding. Every table has a view of the triangle shaped island bar and stage.
The cost of the entire expansion project will be $1.5 billion to complete. By late 2019 the expansion project is scheduled to be completed.
July 10, 2018
A topping off ceremony was held on Monday for the placement of the final beam for the new Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood.
The design for the hotel is a giant guitar.
On the beam was an American flag, Florida state flag, and a Seminole tribal flag. The beam was slowly lifted into place while onlookers watched.
The cost of the building is $1.5 billion. This will be a large impact on the South Florida economy's growth.
It is hopeful by Hard Rock International that the new hotel will be completed by the end of next year. In February of 2020 the Hard Rock Stadium will be hosting Super Bowl LIV.
The property originally opened in 2004. In 2016 the property began an extensive renovation and refresh.
The new hotel tower is 450 feet tall. It will bring 806 more rooms for guests. It will bring the total amount of hotel rooms to 1,264. The tower will contain 638 of those new guest rooms. There will also be a seven story tall tower with another 168 guest rooms and suites. The tower will be located near the pool complex.
The casino will also be expanded. When finished there will be 178 table games. Some of those games will be baccarat and blackjack. There will also be 3,267 slot machines.
Hard Rock Live, an entertainment venue, will be adding more seating. 7,000 guests will be able to attend events when the project is completed.
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