Atlantic City Journals

Weekend Getaway in Atlantic City

A February 2006 trip to Atlantic City by acr004

Quote: Rest and relaxation at the Borgata in Atlantic City.

Weekend Getaway in Atlantic City

Overview

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This past weekend, I accepted an invitation to take a break from the rat race and enjoy some much needed rest and relaxation at the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in Atlantic City, New Jersey. I did the exact opposite that anyone going to Atlantic City would do—I watched movies, soaked in the Jacuzzi, worked out in the gym, ate at a buffet, shopped at the outlet, and walked about 17 steps out onto the boardwalk. I did not indulge myself, however, in what many might typically find themselves overdoing in Atlantic City—gambling and drinking.Quick Tips: Taking a taxi around is easy and cheap.The outlet shops offer a nice break from losing money on the casino floor.Bally's western themed ...Read More

Borgata

Hotel | "Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa"

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The Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa was built to bring high-rollers back to Atlantic City. At a cost of $1.1 billion, The Borgata is a 43-story hotel with 2,002 guest rooms, 70,000 square feet of meeting space, 11 gourmet restaurants, a 50,000-square-foot spa, and a 125,000-square-foot gambling floor. While other large casinos in Atlantic City ostensibly cater to an older audience, the Borgata targets a younger crowd of 25- to 45-year-olds who are drawn to its well-known nightclubs and bars. And with a profit margin of approximately $600,000 per day on non-gambling revenue, the Borgata's total daily income is about $2 million. They can definitely afford to pamper their guests in Tuscany-style luxury...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on February 13, 2006

Borgata
One Borgata Way
Atlantic City, New Jersey 08401
(609) 317-1000