This sprawling resort is a shrine to rock 'n' roll—with rock tributes, exhibits, and authentic memorabilia everywhere. An all-suites south tower, dubbed HRH Tower, opened in January 2010. Across the board, rooms are adorned with sleek furnishings, Bose CD-stereos, and flat-screen plasma TVs that show continuous music videos on one channel. The new poker room is a big hit among serious card sharks. The concert space, The Joint, features top national rock bands, some of
whom take up residency for weeks or months. Bands such as Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe, and Santana have played extended runs at the Joint. The Hard Rock's pool area is a tropical beach–inspired oasis with a "floating" bar, private cabanas, and swim-up blackjack; it doubles as a favorite filming location for popular TV shows. Very crowded (but fun) public areas offer plenty of opportunities for people-watching; the crowd tends toward young partiers. It's possible to score reasonable rates here on week nights.