Which Southern California casino hotels are open during the coronavirus pandemic

Pechanga Resort Casino near Temecula currently has only one of its two hotel towers open and only to invited guests. (File photo by Will Lester, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)

Pechanga Resort Casino 

45000 Pechanga Parkway. 877-711-2946,

Since reopening May and June, most casino resort properties in Southern California have been working on getting various amenities operating again, including their hotel rooms.

Some have opened with limited room capacity while others have eliminated certain services. And some are open only to VIPs. Here’s a look at which tribal-owned Southern California casinos have reopened their hotels and how they are operating during the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa Rancho Mirage currently has its hotel open to guests. (File photo by Watchara Phomicinda, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)

Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa Rancho Mirage 

32250 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage. 888-999-1995, aguacalientecasinos.com.

The Rancho Mirage complex opened its hotel at the same time as its casino and many of its restaurants on Friday, May 22.

According to information posted to Agua Caliente’s website, turndown service is not being provided in the hotel rooms currently and limited room service is available. The pool is open. The fitness center is closed.

Prior to the opening of the hotel, all of the rooms were sprayed with a Food and Drug Administration-approved electrostatic coating that prevents pathogens from living on surfaces, according to a YouTube video produced by the resort.

Barona Resort & Casino 

1932 Wildcat Canyon Road, Lakeside. 619-443-2300, barona.com.

Barona reopened on Wednesday, May, 27, but operated its hotel with very limited capacity. It’s currently operating at 50% capacity just for invited players. Barona is not taking any reservations and rooms are only available as comps.

Barona’s fitness center is closed; its pool is closed; its business center is available on request.

Rooms are cleaned and disinfected on checkout. They’re not serviced during a guest’s visit, but the resort will deliver additional linens and towels.

Non-essential items, including coffee makers, ice, accent pillows and bed scarves, have been removed from hotel rooms. Complimentary coffee and ice can be ordered through room service. A 24-hour room service menu is available, with servers dropping the food off at a guest’s door and not entering the room.

This Thursday, March 5, 2020 file photo, shows one of the bedrooms in the Cahuilla Casino Hotel in Anza. The hotel is open. (File photo by Andrew Foulk, Contributing Photographer)

Cahuilla Casino Hotel 

52702 Highway 371, Anza. 951-763-1200, cahuillacasinohotel.com

The new resort in Anza, which opened to the public on Wednesday, May 27, opened its 58-room hotel at full availability at the same time as its casino.

In an earlier interview, the casino’s director of operations said rooms are cleaned rigorously after each departure and every day for guests that stay over. She said at least once weekly, a device that emits high heat is used to sanitize the rooms.

Fantasy Springs Resort Casino 

84245 Indio Springs Drive, Indio. 760-342-5000, fantasyspringsresort.com.

Fantasy Springs did not initially reopen its hotel when the property reopened on June 2. A spokesman confirmed that the hotel has since opened at Fantasy Springs, but only at 50% capacity and for VIP players only.

Room service is available. The pool is open. The fitness center is closed.

Each room is fogged with a disinfectant between …read more

Source:: Los Angeles Daily News

      

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