Owned and operated by casino industry giant, Peppermill Casinos Inc., the Peppermill Reno is a luxury Tuscan-themed hotel, casino and spa located on South Virginia Street in Nevada’s “other” famous casino city – Reno.
The Peppermill Reno is one of the region’s older casinos, having been operational since April, 1971 and, as of 2011, boasts a four-diamond rating awarded by the American Automobile Association – in addition to numerous other industry accolades.
Some of the highlights of the Peppermill Reno are its 785 hotel suites and 1 623 guestrooms, 10 restaurants, 15 lounges and bars, extensive convention space, Tuscan-style pool deck, a full-service spa and salon, and Reno’s largest poker room, among others.
The most recent renovation and expansion – which cost over US$ 400 million – of the Peppermill Reno saw just about the entire resort cloaked in the Tuscan theme.
Restaurants, Nightlife and Entertainment
Aside from the main attractions at the Peppermill Reno – the casino and spa – there are numerous other spaces in which guests can enjoy both leisure and business interactions.
Restaurant options at the Peppermill Reno range from quick and easy to fine dining. For an award-winning meal in an elegant setting, Peppermill Reno can patronise the Blimini Steakhouse or Romanze Ristorante Italian restaurant. For the truly hungry, the Peppermill Reno offers the Island Buffet, and quick meals can be enjoyed at the Sports Deli, The Pub, Café Espresso, Biscotti’s Café, and others.
For a night out on the town at the Peppermill Reno, guests have 15 themed bars and lounges – including one nightclub – from which to choose.
Peppermill’s Spa and Salon Toscana
Peppermill Reno guest can unwind between activities at the resorts Spa Toscana, which includes a caldarium with a sun deck, tranquillity garden, and indoor pool.
There are 24 also treatment rooms and a fully equipped salon at the Peppermill Reno Spa Toscana, which spans a total of 33 000 square feet.
In addition to enjoying the Spa Toscana’s treatments, Peppermill Reno guests may utilise the venue’s 9500-square-foot health club or swim in its two heated swimming pools, which include private cabanas and an outdoor bar.
The Peppermill Reno Casino
The most notable feature of the Peppermill Reno Casino is its poker room, which is the largest in Reno, with 19 poker tables and a VIP section. The Peppermill Reno casino high-limit slot area is also the largest in the city.
In addition to slots, featured table and other games at the Peppermill Reno casino include blackjack, roulette, craps, Cyber bingo, Pai Gow tiles and poker, keno, baccarat, and more.
And the betting at the Peppermill Reno extends beyond the casino floor to the race and sportsbook theatre, which features over 100 viewing screens.
The Peppermill Reno Geothermal Energy Project
In 2009, the Peppermill Reno commenced with an interesting and pioneering project virtually unheard of in the industry. This project involved heating the entire property with geothermal energy. Among the measures taken by the Peppermill Reno in this endeavour were the drilling of a geothermal well and the hosting of the Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) and GEA Trade Show, also in 2009.