The Rio All Suite Hotel and Casino
is located off the Las Vegas Strip
in the unincorporated area of Paradise
. It is better known as The Rio
and is owned and operated by Caesars Entertainment Inc.
The Rio was the first all suite
resort in the Las Vegas
area. It was named after the city of Rio de Janeiro
, and is influenced by Brazilian culture
The hotel towers are covered in the signature purple and red glass. The Rio hotel's 2,522 suites range in size from and have floor to ceiling windows. There are several private villas on property for high-rollers.
The complex includes a wine cellar that has more than 50,000 bottles. The Rio Pavilion convention center has a total of of space. A Race and Sports Book
is also available.
The Rio opened on January 15, 1990 as a locals casino
; it had been constructed and was owned and operated by Marnell Corrao Associates
. The opening acts were the Brazilian Group Sérgio Mendes
'99 and Henrietta Alves of New Orleans
, bringing the first two-piano act to Las Vegas, with various co-performers. A 20-story expansion tower was added to the current Ipanema Tower in 1993. Masquerade Village
, a hotel tower and casino expansion including the Masquerade Show in the Sky
, opened in... Read More