The 12-story hotel tower houses 250 contemporary guestrooms and suites, including the Apollo and Filmore Suites for the ultra, rock star experience. All guestrooms include: Tivoli stereo and CD systems; ultra-luxury beds with linens of Egyptian cotton and European duvets; natural daylight to bathrooms and separate enclosures for tub, shower; fully-stocked mini bars; personal safes; hairdryers, coffee makers, three telephones, T1 direct Internet access, bathrobes and ironing board.
A 50-foot-tall signature Hard Rock guitar modeled after one played by Paul McCartney greets visitors who arrive at the hotel and casino complex. A multi-level fountain highlights another pair of oversized, artistic guitars, perched in front of the hotel’s porte cochère main entrance, which leads into the modern hotel lobby, highlighted by extra-large, framed photos of rock music legends such as the Grateful Dead’s Jerry Garcia.
Restaurants at the complex include: Council Oaks Steaks & Seafood, fine dining with in-house butcher shop specializing in prime, dry-aged USDA beef and Alaskan crab legs off the boats from the Discovery Channel’s “Deadliest Catch”; Floyd’s, finer dining by day and hot spot by night specializing in signature drinks, light fare as well as Mediterranean-American fusion entrees; Fresh Harvest, marketplace-style environment with seven live-action kitchens serving up sushi, Italian and, American favorites, raw bar, seafood, carving station, vegetable and salad station, and dessert island, Sunday champagne and jazz brunch; Green Room, 24-hour casual dining restaurant serving up breakfast favorites; The Plum Lounge, VIP lounge specializing in catering to the whims of the highest rollers; and the Food Court, featuring numerous choices of meals on the go.
Amenities include the Body Rock Spa; Meeting Space with 10,000 sq. ft., including 8,000 sq. ft. grand ballroom divisible into eight sections; Pool complex with cascading fountains into the main swimming pool and a sand-bottom beach entry. Traditional Seminole chickees featuring televisions, refrigerators. Beach volleyball, horseshoes, table tennis, wading pool. Signed, one-of-a-kind pieces of interactive music memorabilia. Shopping atTampa Bay’s only Hard Rock retail store.