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Showboat Atlantic City
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Showboat Casino Hotel is located on the Boardwalk at Delaware Avenue. It is the northernmost casino on the boardwalk. Showboat is next to Trump Taj Mahal. It is also near Resorts and the Steel Pier. Revel, is the new casino resort being built just north of Showboat.
Showboat, which opened in 1987, was originally owned by Showboat, Inc. Harrah's Entertainment, one of the largest casino operators in the country, bought the property in 1998. The company is well known for its innovative promotions and its award-winning nationwide 'Total Rewards' slot club. In 2008, Harrah's Entertainment announced that they would revive the Caesars Entertainment name, replacing "Harrah's" as the corporate identity.
Showboat has over 1300 guest rooms and suites. The main hotel tower stands at 25-stories tall and the New Orleans Tower is 17 stories. A new $90M 19-story tower, which opened in 2003, added 540 new upscale rooms to Showboat.
Swimming Pool & Fitness Center - seasonal outdoor pool and sun deck. The fitness center includes state of the art excercise and workout equipment, saunas, steam baths, tanning booths, showers and dressing rooms.
The New Orleans Mardi Gras theme is nicely carried throughout the property including Bourbon Street scenes and facades, bandstands, Dixieland bands, and costumed employees found on the gaming floors, as well as its restaurants, etc.
The Boardwalk end of the casino has been transformed to incorporate the House of Blues (HOB) theme. The renovations include the Boardwalk entrance and facade, as well as the new HOB restaurant, poker room, music hall and night club.
The casino, which spans over 100,000 square feet, includes over 80 table games and over 3,500 slots machines, an Asian games pit, a horseracing simulcast facility, and the House of Blues Poker Room.
Showboat has 7 places to eat, ranging from quick carryout to fine dining. In keeping with the property's theme, Cajun and Louisiana food and decor is featured prominently at a few of the resort's restaurants.
Earl of Sandwich - Sandwiches, salads and desserts. Open 24 hours.
Casa Di Napoli - Italian restaurant with an open-hearth. Dishes include pasta (lasagna, manicotti), brick oven pizzas, veal ($28-48), fish and seafood ($28-37) entrees. Located on the first floor. Average check $25 per person
Foundation Room at House of Blues - firesisde lounge, ocean views, the small plates menu encompasses influences from Southeast Asia and the Pacific Rim., and live entertainment. Average check $40 per person.
French Quarter Buffet - New Orleans sidewalk themed buffet where you can see the entrees prepared before your eyes. Food stations, which are storefront-themed, include salads, seafood, Asian, Italian with open hearth pizza oven, and desserts. Located on the second floor. Average check $ 30 per person.
Crossroads at House of Blues - a new dinig experience featuring a menu developed by the celebrity chef, Aaron Sanchez. Fish, burgers, sandwiches, Jambalaya. Average check $30 per person.
Scarduzio's Steak - Sushi - Lounge - steaks, chops, chicken, and seafood also a sushi and rawbar. Average check $65 per person.
Royal Noodle House - Located in the Fortune Gaming Pavilion on the casino floor. Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese noodle, rice, and dim-sum dishes. Average check $ 15 per person
Worship Surf Bar Wings, tacos, sliders and sandwiches
Starbucks Coffee - Located near the Orleans Tower elevators. coffee drinks, tea, and pastries. Average check $5 per person.
Johnny Rockets - Located on the Boardwalk. hamburgers, classic sandwiches, fries, shakes with an all-American look including tabletop jukeboxes. Average check $14 per person.
ENTERTAINMENT, SHOPPING, ETC.
Entertainment & Nightlife - Showboat hosts headliner entertainment and musical reviews. Much of the entertainment is now cenetered around the House of Blues, including the HOB Concert Hall, Club Worship night club, and the HOB bars and lounges.
Vive Day Spa & Salon - a 3,500 square foot facility for men and women.
Shopping - there are a couple of shops carrying gifts, souvenirs, sundries, jewelry, and apparel.