HARD ROCK International has announced plans to open a sprawling, €2 billion resort in Spain that will become one of the largest of its kind in Europe, with including a casino, new concert venue, and 600-room hotel.
To be set in north-eastern Spain in Vila-seca and Salou, Tarragona, Hard Rock Entertainment World will occupy a space of 745,000 square metres.
Anchoring the resort will be the iconic, guitar-shaped Hard Rock Hotel, which will span 100,00 square metreswith 600 rooms.
The resort casino will include 1,200 slot machines and 100 table games and feature a pool for guests.
Blueprints for the resort also call for a new entertainment venue that can accommodate 15,000 people. The venue will host national and international musical acts.
In the first phase of the project, a collaboration with Port Aventura, another entertainment resort in the area, will see the development of a 500-room hotel catering to families, along with a luxury retail and shopping destination that will feature 75 shops and boutiques.
The overall investment for the project is pegged at €2 billion.
The Spanish resort will add to the brand’s portfolio of 176 cafés, 24 hotels and 11 casinos in 75 countries around the world.