Nearly seven months after Gov. Steve Sisolak closed all nonessential businesses to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Planet Hollywood Resort makes its return to the Las Vegas Strip. The resort returns at 10 a.m. on Thursday, October 8, with the hotel portion opening for weekend stays and the casino back in action daily.
With the return of Planet Hollywood comes a batch of restaurants making their comebacks. Gordon Ramsay Burger, Cafe Hollywood, Strip House, and Mexican restaurant Yolos return, along with Heart Bar and Extra Lounge. Diners can also pick up Chick-fil-A at the front of the resort, Earl of Sandwich, or Starbucks in the lobby.
The resort also brings back the William Hill Race & Sports Book and Planet Hollywood Spa by Mandara. The neighboring Miracle Mile Shops reopened on June 9.
Parent company Caesars Entertainment says that new health and safety protocols include more frequent cleaning and sanitization, a health screening program for all employees as they return to work, and mandatory mask use for employees and visitors.
Only the Cromwell and the off-Strip Rio remain closed in the Caesars Entertainment family of resorts in Las Vegas. Sisolak allowed casinos to reopen in Nevada on June 4.