Grand Island Progress – July 2024

Exciting Progress at Grand Island Hotel & Casino: Baxter Construction’s Latest Triumph

Baxter Construction is thrilled to announce that the Grand Island Hotel & Casino is on track for an early 2025 opening, just in time for the exhilarating horse racing season starting in February. This landmark project promises to redefine luxury and entertainment in the region, offering an unparalleled experience for guests.

Unmatched Accommodations

The Grand Island Hotel & Casino will feature 153 elegantly designed hotel guestrooms, including eight luxurious Corner End Suites and an opulent Presidential Suite. Each room is crafted to provide the utmost comfort and style, ensuring guests enjoy a relaxing and memorable stay.

Expansive Casino Floor

The heart of the excitement lies in the 42,000-square-foot gaming area. With a total project space of 250,656 square feet, the casino floor promises endless entertainment, including a dedicated smokers lounge for added convenience and comfort.

World-Class Amenities

  • Pools & Hot Tubs: Guests can unwind in the indoor pool and hot tub, or soak up the sun at the rooftop pool and hot tub, complete with cabanas for a touch of exclusivity.
  • Terrace Patio: The second-level meeting room terrace patio provides a perfect setting for both business and leisure, offering stunning views and a relaxing atmosphere.
  • Roof Top Restaurant: Dine with a view at the rooftop restaurant, where culinary delights meet breathtaking panoramas.

Dining & Entertainment

  • 22 & Vine: Located on the main level, this restaurant is set to offer a diverse and delectable menu, catering to every palate.
  • Draft Day Sports Lounge: Perfect for sports enthusiasts, this lounge provides a vibrant atmosphere to catch the latest games while enjoying a wide selection of beverages.
  • Show Lounge: Featuring an entertainment stage and ample seating, the show lounge is designed to host live performances, ensuring guests are entertained throughout their stay.

Luxurious Spa

The full-service spa is a sanctuary of relaxation and rejuvenation, offering saunas, hot tubs, massage rooms, a salon, and serene relaxation rooms. It’s the ideal place to unwind and pamper yourself after a day of gaming or exploring the hotel’s many amenities.

Baxter Construction is proud to bring this vision to life, creating a destination that combines luxury, entertainment, and world-class service. Stay tuned for more updates as we approach the grand opening in early 2025. We can’t wait to welcome you to the Grand Island Hotel & Casino, where every stay is a winning experience.

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