The Showboat in AC to get multi-million dollar upgrade
Bart Blatstein, the owner of Showboat Resort, has announced that the final phase of remodeling the iconic hotel’s 800 rooms, suites, lobby and other common areas is underway.
The $50 million dollar renovation project will be completed just in time for the grand opening of the $100 million dollar ISLAND Waterpark, an indoor waterpark opening this summer that is currently under construction next to the Showboat.
The Showboat is the only true family-friendly, year-round resort in Atlantic City and these major investments demonstrate our ongoing commitment to elevate guests’ experiences,” said Bart Blatstein, CEO of Tower Investments Inc. and Showboat owner. “The room and other property enhancements will ensure the stay experience aligns with our extraordinary entertainment offerings that we have developed in recent years.
Blatstein also launched New Jersey’s largest arcade, which includes multiple entertainment concepts under one roof, in 2021. Branded as Lucky Snake at Showboat, it includes a massive arcade, sports bar, indoor venues for live entertainment and improved convention and meeting spaces.
An indoor go-kart racetrack was added last summer.
The latest phase of renovations will encompass a full overhaul of the Showboat’s room inventory. The upgrades will include modern coastal themed furnishings designed to emulate the beachfront location.
All rooms will offer state-of-the-art key lock technology enabled by guests’ personal phones. The new designs for the lobby and other common areas will be themed around Atlantic City’s greatest asset – The Beach.
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