Nestled in the corner of the main boardwalk right alongside the beach, Resorts Hotel, just like a cat, has had many lives. . With the nostalgia of the 1920s, Resorts is a place where the old and the new intertwine. When you walk in, it’s a Grand Lobby, reminiscent of The Great Gatsby; the lavish exaggerated remake, not the boring original. In a Las Vegas fashion, the lobby is foyer to the two surrounding casino rooms. Welcoming bellmen and friendly concierge are around to assist you with whatever your needs desire. You need your bags taken up to your room while you hit the slots-you got it. In the need for a swim? There’s an indoor pool with a retractable ceiling overlooking the ocean. Need to know the closest restaurant? Don’t worry, the hotel has 6 including a food court that recently opened, an all-you-can-eat bar and its Margaritaville Complex, sitting right on the boardwalk offering additional eats and shops, not to mention the row of shop that are in the hotel itself. Resorts Hotel is literally just that-a resort in the middle of the Atlantic City Boardwalk. With so much to offer, you never have to leave.
Eat: One of the more stand out restaurants at Resorts is Cappricio, serving gourmet Italian cuisine in a 5 star fashion. Zagat rates it as one of the top restaurants in America. After taking a bite of their steak and lobster, trust me, you will know why. Not to mention the room service menu is something to rave about. The melt in your mouth crab cakes still make my mouth water.
Party: Boasting four bars and lounges, the party, and drinking, never ends. Pro Bar, Atlantic City’s first gay casino nightclub, features live entertainment, an array of DJs and some of the top mixologist in the country. 25 Hours is the euro hot spot. The place never closes! You can go there for a quick nightcap after Pro Bar or a Bloody Mary for that morning hangover.
Being the first and oldest hotel on the Boardwalk, Resorts Hotel has nowhere to go but up. With its 2013 expansions, it will be sure to bring a new crowd to its classic nostalgia. Forget Revel, Resorts Hotel is vintage Atlantic City at its best, where gambling, great food and the beach is all you really need, plus a full night of partying and a good hangover, why not let it happen at Resorts?..