Beau Rivage Hotel and Casino Resort
Beau Rivage is a hotel and casino resort in Biloxi, Mississippi. It is a 32 story building that originally opened in 1999. The resort features a casino; a variety of restaurants and bars; a hotel with over 1 000 rooms; a large meeting space and is both the tallest and the largest building in Mississippi.
Beau Rivage is owned and operated by MGM Resorts Int. who also happen to own the famed Bellagio on the Las Vegas strip. It is the biggest resort to receive the AAA Four Diamond Award in the southeast. Over 3 000 people are employed at the resort making it the largest employer within the Biloxi area.
Features of the Beau Rivage Casino
The Beau Rivage casino is 76 000 sq. ft. gaming floor offering more than 80 table games; over 2 000 slot machines; 230 video poker machines and a 16 table poker room. MGM Mirage operates the casino which bears a striking resemblance to the elegance of the Bellagio. Members of the MGM Mirage players club can make use of their cards and earn or redeem points here or any of the other MGM properties.
High rollers have exclusive access to a high rollers room where ten blackjack tables and an alternating roulette and baccarat table can be found. This room also features a slot area with 100 high stake slot machines. Players in this room can make use of private restrooms, an exclusive buffet and lounge; concierge services and dedicated cashiers.
The Beau Rivage Hotel Rooms
A total of 1 740 hotel rooms are available at Beau Rivage. These include 95 suites. All of the rooms feature contemporary design with original artwork and cherry wood furniture. Views are either of the Back Bay or the Mississippi gulf. Standard amenities are available in the rooms including a flat screen television. The bathrooms feature Grecian marble floors, bath tubs for soaking in and separate showers.
Alternative Attractions at Beau Rivage
Apart from playing at the Beau Rivage casino, visitors can enjoy live entertainment in the 1 550 seat theatre. Top artists like Jay Leno; The Beach Boys; Wayne Newton and Olivia Newton-John have performed here.
The restaurant options include BR Prime which is the resorts signature restaurant; Jia which serves Asian cuisine; Coast Restaurant; The Buffet; Coast; Stalla and the Terrace Café. There are ten boutiques where various merchandise can be purchased. Anything from jewellery; children’s apparel; menswear and ladies wear to accessories and cosmetics can be purchased at the stores which include a bargain boutique that sells all of their items for $10.
Relaxation and pampering can be found at the 20 000 sq. ft. Beau Rivage spa where all sorts of treatments and therapeutic massages are available. The spa features 14 massage rooms; two private pedicure rooms and one group room that accommodates up to five; four facial rooms; five manicure tables; five hair stylist stations and three make up stations. A workout facility is available with steam rooms; saunas and whirlpools.
North of the resort lies a Tom Fazio designed golf course which features a lush landscape full of mature oaks, magnolias and pine trees.