The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas joins MGM Resorts International in dropping paid self-parking when it reopens for business. The resort tells the Las Vegas Review-Journal that it will “waive paid self-parking for all non-hotel guests.”
The casino also plans to keep its resort fee, which includes free self-parking and valet for hotel guests.
MGM Resorts announced that it will discontinue paid self-parking when it reopens its casinos in Las Vegas. So far, MGM Resorts only announced that the Bellagio, New York-New York, and possibly one other resort will open when Gov. Steve Sisolak allows casinos to reopen. He closed nonessential businesses including casinos on March 17 to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Cosmopolitan’s self-parking gives diners easy access to its restaurants through the elevators that avoid the casino floor. The second level features David Chang’s Momofuku and Christina Tosi’s Milk Bar, as well as Eggslut, China Poblano from José Andrés, and Holsteins Shakes & Buns, while the third level spans the Japanese Zuma, STK, Beauty & Essex from Chris Santos, Jaleo from José Andrés, and more.
Cosmopolitan charged non-hotel guests $10 for one to four hours of self parking, $15 for four to 24 hours, and another $15 each additional day, according to the RJ.
Casinos and resorts will open in phase three or four of Sisolak’s slow reopening of the state for business. Right now, Nevada is in phase one of reopening, with dine-in restaurants, including some within casinos, permitted to reopen with restrictions.
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