Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino – Hollywood, FL (Property Tour)


The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino – Hollywood, Florida is situated on the Hollywood Indian reservation of the Seminole Tribe of Florida.   Just 25 minutes north of downtown Miami and 15 minutes from Fort Lauderdale, the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is one of South Florida’s premier entertainment destinations.

Also known as “The Guitar Hotel” due to its distinctive shape, this massive property includes multiple hotel towers with over 1,200 rooms & suites, a 195,000 square foot casino, 19 restaurants, 26,000 square foot retail promenade, 20 lounges / nightclubs, a full-service spa, convention facilities, an 18,000 square foot rooftop bar and the Hard Rock Event Center.

The original hotel and casino opened in 2004 and featured 469 hotel rooms in a 12-story building along with a casino, restaurants and entertainment venues.  The resort underwent a massive $1.5 billion expansion in 2019 which included the addition of the 450-foot “Guitar Hotel” featuring 638 rooms, the seven-story “Oasis Tower” featuring 168 rooms, a 42,000 square foot “Rock Spa”, 20 new dining and nightlife venues and major pool upgrades.

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The Location of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino – Hollywood

The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino is located in Hollywood, Florida immediately adjacent to Florida’s Turnpike.   This hotel is centrally located to all areas in South Florida from downtown Miami to the Palm Beaches.

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino – Hollywood, FL

1 Seminole Way

Hollywood, Florida  

800.937,0010

It will take guests approximately 25 minutes to get to the hotel from the Miami International Airport and less around 30 minutes from South Beach Miami.  Downtown Fort Lauderdale and the Fort Lauderdale area beaches are just 15 to 20 minutes away.

Distance to other local area destinations are as follows:

  • Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens: 15 minutes
  • Sawgrass Mills Outlet Mall, Sunrise: 20 minutes
  • Fort Lauderdale Beach: 25 minutes
  • American Airlines Arena, downtown Miami: 30 minutes
  • The Breakers Hotel, Palm Beach: 60 minutes

The Casino at the Seminole Hard Rock

The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino features 195,000 square feet of action where can choose between 3,100 slot machines, nearly 200 table games and a 45-table poker room.

Slot machines range from one cent to $5.00 on the main casino floor and there is also a high-limit slot room where denominations range from $1.00 to $1,000.  Additionally, the Hard Rock offers a non-smoking slots room just off the main casino floor.

Table games at the Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood include Blackjack, Mini-Baccarat, Pai-Gow Poker, Three-Card Poker, Casino War, Texas Hold ’em, Spanish 21 and Let it Ride.  In addition to the table games, guests can enjoy Video Poke and Video Roulette.

The Seminole Hard Rock is constantly offering casino promotions which can be found by clicking here.

Hotels Amenities at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino – Hollywood

When traveling to South Florida most visitors traditionally look to stay at resorts on or near the beaches.  If you are concerned that the Seminole Hard Rock is far from the beaches, don’t worry as they brought the beach environment right to you.

There are three massive pool areas which include The Guitar Hotel Pool Area and the Hard Rock Hotel Pool with an additional rooftop pool as part of the DAER dayclub/nightclub.

The Guitar Hotel Pool Area

The pool area adjacent to The Guitar Hotel is truly spectacular.  Not only is there a beach entry resort pool with actual Florida sand, but also a massive 4.5 acre lagoon where hotel guests can rent one and two-person as well as elliptical paddle boards, kayaks and pedal boats.

One of the highlights of this pool area are the Bora Bora Cabanas.  These amazing bungalow-style cabanas feature your own personal living space with a sofa and flat screen satellite television, a stock fridge with non-alcoholic beverages, private restrooms with showers, covered seating  and in-water chaise lounge chairs. 

Open from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm with a capacity of 10 guests, weekday rates (Monday to Thursday) for the Bora Bora Cabanas are $2375 for the day which includes $1,500 for the cabana rental plus $500 for food & beverages and $375 in service charges.  Weekend rates (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) are $3,500 for the rental fee plus $1,375 for the food & beverages and service charges.

Separate from the main pool and lagoon is an additional pool adjacent to the Oasis Tower that features swim-up hotel suites on the first floor.  Oasis Cabanas are also available and designed as Seminole Chickees which feature a sofa, arm chair, coffee table and ceiling fan. 

Also open from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm for a capacity of 10 guests, weekday rates  for the standard Oasis cabana is $575 and weekend pricing increases to $995.   The larger Oasis cabanas is $995 during the weekdays and $1,635 on the weekends.

The Hard Rock Hotel Pool Area

Adjacent to the original Hard Rock hotel is the Hard Rock Hotel Pool Area.  This pool area features a resort style pool with the Hollywood Hard Rock Pool Mountain Slide (for those guests 48 inches or taller) and the Hard Rock Hollywood Pool Jacuzzis.

Hollywood Hard Rock Standard Cabanas are also offered from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm for a capacity of 10 guests. Weekday rates  for the standard cabana is $575 and weekend pricing increases to $995.   The Hollywood Hard Rock VIP Cabanas is $995 during the weekdays and $1,635 on the weekends.

DAER Rooftop Pool Area

Located on the top of DAER dayclub / nightclub within The Guitar Hotel is an additional pool.  This rooftop pool features a taco food truck, oversized games and has a great view of the Bora Bora lagoon.

Rock Spa & Salon

The Rock Spa & Salon is a 42,000 square foot full service retreat. The spa is open from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm that offers a number of spa services include spa treatments and healing therapies, dipping pools & wet lounges, an expansive spa atrium and couples suites.  Within the spa is a 3,200 square foot fitness center and 3,600 square foot salon.

In addition to the amenities showed above the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino features The Sound of Your Stay which is an audio experience as well as The Guitar Hotel Light Show.  

The Guitar Hotel Light Show typically occurs twice a night there the lights on the outside of the building are choreographed to different songs.

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Dining, Lounges and Clubs

With a number of individual restaurants as well as bars, clubs and lounges, the Hard Rock has plenty to offer for those wanting to eat, drink and party.

Cipresso

Cipresso is an Italian-American restaurant with a contemporary flair. Featuring pastas, sauces, pizzas and specialty dishes.

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Abiaka

Council Oak Steaks & Seafood

The Council Oak Steaks & Seafood is a Seminole Hard Rock staple.  Offering some of the finest prime dry-aged steaks & chops as with an award-winning wine list.

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Kuro

Kuro is contemporary artisan Japanese dishes by Executive Chef Alex Becker.

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Marky’s Caviar Lounge

Marky’s Caviar Lounge serves a combination of French and Modern American cuisine highlighted by Caviar dishes.

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Bae Korean Grill Bar & Lounge

Bae is an upscale Korean barbecue restaurant features a variety of culinary options including beef, pork, seafood, poultry and vegetarian.

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Fresh Harvest Buffet

The Fresh Harvest Buffet is the Seminole contemporary buffet dining venue.  Food selections include salads, soups, pizza, pasta rotisserie, pork/duck carving, noodles and desserts.

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Rise Kitchen & Deli

Rise Kitchen & Deli is a contemporary American diner and deli.  Open 24 hours a day, the menu includes breakfasts all days, burgers, sandwiches and salads.

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Hard Rock Cafe

The Hard Rock Cafe  is home to great music, good food and fun times.  Classic American fare is severed which include burgers, sandwiches and traditional entrees.

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Beach Club Bar & Grill

Located poolside at The Guitar Hotel, Beach Club Bar & Grill is the perfect spot to grab a quick lunch or early dinner.  This outdoor venue features salads, pizza, burgers and sandwiches.

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The BOL

The BOL Asian Cusine features a combination of the tastes from China and Vietnam. 

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Pool Bar & Grill

Located poolside at the Hard Rock Hotel, the Pool Bar & Grill not only features frozen cocktails, but mouth watering burgers, fresh salads and sandwiches.

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PLA Sports Bar

Watch the big game on one of 25 screens or experience the action yourself in this immersive sports bar. PLA features interactive sports including golf, baseball, soccer and much more.  And when finished, you can grab a burger and a beer.

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Constant Grind

Grab your specialty coffee or a desert at Constant Grind.

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The Comedy Club

The Comedy Club is a 400 seat venue that hosts popular stand-up comedians.  Seating includes couches, family-style tables and hightops.  A full bar along with some food options are available.

DAER

DAER is both a nightclub and a dayclub with a vibe that can only be offered in sizzling South Florida.   The 44,000 square foot venue is an indoor & outdoor club located at the top of The Guitar Hotel at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.

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Rooftop Live

Rooftop Live is located on top of the DAER Nightclub within The Guitar Hotel and features live music on Friday and Saturday, a Taco food truck, themed cocktails and a magnificent view of the Bora Bora lagoon.

Additional dining options, bars and lounges at the Seminole Hard Rock include:

  • The Food Court
  • In-room Dining
  • L Bar
  • Center Bar
  • Entice Ultra Lounge
  • Davidoff Cigar Lounge

The Shoppes at The Guitar Hotel

You will think that you are in a high end shopping mall at The Shoppes at the Guitar Hotel.  Featuring 26,000 square feet of specialty shops, restaurants and boutiques, guests will surely find something to take home from their visit.

The individual retailers include:

  • Hard Rock Store
  • Aubi & Rmasa
  • Weston Jewelers
  • Psycho Bunny
  • Lux
  • Kristals
  • Lavish
  • Wentworth Gallery
  • InMotion
  • Jocale
  • Maceoo
  • Splash
  • Entice Ultra Lounge
  • Marky’s Caviar Lounge
  • Bae Korean Grill
  • PLA Sports Bar
  • Davidoff Cigar Lounge

Click this link to learn more about The Shoppes at The Guitar Hotel.

Hard Rock Live

In addition to all the amazing bars, lounges and club, the resort hosts the Hard Rock Live.  Hard Rock Live is a three-level concert and multi-purpose theater that has an audience capacity of 7,000. Opened in October 2019, this venue replaced the original 5,500 seat theater that was demolished in March 2018 as part of the resorts expansion. Featuring loge (box), orchestra, mezzanine and two floors balcony seating, there is not a bad seat in the entire venue. 

Hard Rock Live features performances by a number of musical artists, comedians, boxing matches as well as smaller events.  At one time performing artist Billy Joel held a short residency.

Upcoming performances include:

  • Gabriel Iglesias: TBD
  • Schitt’s Creek – The Farewell Tour: TBD
  • Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band: June 26, 2021
  • Alicia Keys: September 21, 2021
  • Majah Hype: October 15, 2021
  • Havasi: October 23, 2021
  • Bert Kreischer: October 29, 2021

Click here to see the seating and event calendar at the Hard Rock Live.

The Rooms at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino – Hollywood

There Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is a huge resort property which features a number of different room types in three distinctive buildings.

The Guitar Hotel Room Types

The 450 foot Guitar Hotel is designed as a musical guitar and features 638 guest rooms and suites.

  • Deluxe Queen with Pool View
  • Deluxe Queen
  • Deluxe King
  • Junior King Suite
  • Junior King Suite
  • Luxury King
  • Luxury King Suite with Pool View
  • Platinum Suite

Oasis Tower Room Types

The seven-story Oasis Tower features 168 guest rooms and suites with a a number of rooms overlooking the lagoon.  There are even swim up suites along the first floor – just walk out your patio and jump into the private pool.

  • Deluxe Queen
  • Deluxe King

Hard Rock Hotel Room Types

The Hard Rock Hotel features 469 music-themed rooms and suites which allow guests to experience life like a rock star.

  • Deluxe Queen
  • Deluxe King
  • Luxury King

All rooms and suites include a flat-panel television(s), wireless internet access, in-room safe, coffee / tea service, iPad/iPhone docking stations, bathrobes, 100% cotton sheets and a Sweetgrass Collection of body products.  Guitars are also available for rent.

Hotels Rates at the Hard Rock

The rates vary depending on the particular area of the hotel as well as the time of the year.  Following are some the hotel rates for select rooms during early 2021 for two adults.

  • Deluxe Queen with Pool View at The Guitar Hotel – $469 to $899 per night
  • Deluxe Queen at The Oasis Tower – $319 to $444 per night
  • King Room at The Hard Rock Hotel – $289 to $414 per night

The Seminole Hard Rock is always offering promotions and discounts to Seminole Wild Card members, AAA members, Military Personnel, Florida / Georgia residents, 

Meeting and Event Space at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino – Hollywood

With 120,000 square foot conference center, the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is a great place for you next business convention, banquet or private event.   There are 41 individual meeting rooms with ballrooms over 35,000 square feet in size that can accommodate almost 2,500 guests in a banquet style setting.

  • Seminole Ballroom:  37,611 square feet; 2,490 guests in a banquet setting
  • Grand Ballroom: 16,000 square feet; 1,080 guests in a banquet setting
  • Terrace Ballroom: 7,790 square feet; 500 guests in a banquet setting
  • Salon West: 4,575 square feet; 250 guests in a banquet setting
  • Salon East 4,575 square feet; 250 guests in a banquet setting

Ballrooms can be set up for a variety of uses including theater, classroom, banquet or reception.

Our Endless Summer Rating

Endless Summer Florida has been to many different economy, moderate and luxury hotels throughout the state of Florida   We feel that the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is quite unique among hotels in South Florida, not only due to the casino but also all the amenities, dining and entertainment options. 

Endless Summer rates the Hard Rock a 4.5 out of a possible 5 stars and highly recommends this resort during your next visit to the South Florida area.

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