EDEN PRAIRIE, MN—Teneo Hospitality Group, a global group sales organization, welcomes Nobu Hotels and four of its properties to the company’s U.S. and Mexico portfolios with the addition of Nobu Chicago, Nobu Hotel Caesars Palace Las Vegas, Nobu Miami and Nobu Los Cabos.
Founded by celebrity Chef Nobu Matsuhisa, Robert De Niro and Meir Teper, the rapidly expanding luxury brand operates 10 five-star hotels in the U.S., Europe, Mexico and the Philippines and 41 signature restaurants on five continents. Eight new hotels are slated to open in Europe, the U.S., Middle East, Canada and South America.
“We are very excited by the dynamic growth of these elite properties and honored to bring this innovative and prestigious brand to our meeting planning customers,” Teneo President Mike Schugt said. “In just six years, Nobu Hotels has built an international reputation, based on the same principles that inform its highly successful restaurants—a balance of luxury, fun, craft and theater.”
Nobu Hospitality’s VP of sales & marketing, Rachael Palumbo, noted: “Teneo has been a valuable partner in communicating our brand message to meeting planners and distinguishing us from the competition, especially in major conference destinations such as Las Vegas, Chicago and Miami.”
Individually designed to provide the ultimate destination lifestyle experience, all hotels feature a Nobu restaurant, created by the renowned chef Nobu Matsuhisa. Nobu Restaurants, with its new-style Japanese cuisine, striking interior design and dedicated service and presentation, has taken its place as one of the world’s most acclaimed culinary brands.
The Nobu Hotels joining the Teneo portfolio span four destinations, from sophisticated urban settings to beachfront resorts.
Nobu Hotel Chicago will open in early 2020 in the Windy City’s West Loop neighborhood, home of Chicago’s noted Restaurant Row. The 115-guestroom hotel’s singular architecture and interior design seamlessly blend Old-World Japanese influences with ultra-modern motifs. Guestrooms and public spaces offer views of Chicago’s skyline.
Nobu Hotel Chicago offers 3,245 sq. ft. of flexible event space for private social functions, weddings and corporate meetings. On the 10th floor, two adjoining ballrooms provide views of the Chicago skyline and can host up to 150 guests. The new hotel will feature a 10,000 sq. ft. Nobu signature restaurant and lounge, as well as a sushi room located beneath the mezzanine level. The latest Nobu restaurant concept, Rooftop at Nobu Hotel Chicago, will debut complete with an indoor lounge, fireplace and outdoor terrace.
Nobu Hotel Caesars Palace Las Vegas, the first Nobu Hotel that opened in 2013, is a boutique hotel within the larger destination resort, which is also a Teneo member. The concept integrates an exclusive hotel tower with the first Nobu Restaurant & Lounge on the Las Vegas Strip. The 182-room Nobu Hotel Caesars Palace offers 18 suites with modern Japanese-inspired decor, ideal for accommodating small conferences and executive retreats. Amenities include private check-in, a private business lounge, and 24-hour access to the exclusive in-room dining menu curated by Nobu’s acclaimed culinary team.
Nobu Hotel Caesars Palace is also home to the exquisite three-bedroom, 10,300-sq.-ft. Nobu Villa. Designed by the Rockwell Group, the $35,000-per-night Nobu Villa boasts unsurpassed views of the Las Vegas Boulevard. Perfect for entertaining, the villa features a spacious rooftop terrace with a full barbeque pit, Zen garden and Japanese-inspired onsen tub. Additionally, the Nobu Villa offers multiple dining spaces that can host private dinners and receptions catered by Nobu.
Nobu Hotel Miami Beach is set on the white sands of one of America’s most iconic beach destinations. It offers 206 guestrooms with 126 king rooms and 35 suites with views of the ocean and the intracoastal waterway. Three penthouse suites and four penthouse event spaces are perfect for VIP accommodations and intimate events. Over 70,000 sq. ft. of stylish meeting space is available for conferences and special events of every kind.
The Nobu Restaurant and Lobby Bar also provides catering and 24-hour In-room Dining by Nobu. With a strong emphasis on wellness programs, the hotel features 22,000 sq. ft. of spa and fitness facilities. A calm, Zen-like oasis, the Nobu Hotel is just minutes from the galleries, shops and vibrant night life of South Beach.
Nobu Hotel Los Cabos is located on the shores of the southernmost tip of the of Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula where the Pacific Ocean and the Gulf of California meet. The five-star resort has drawn rave reviews from guests for its exceptional service, luxury amenities and breathtaking architecture that combines the Nobu brand’s Japanese design ethos with locally sourced materials from Mexican craftsmen.
The Nobu Hotel Los Cabos offers 200 guestrooms, butler service, four infinity pools, a luxurious spa and fitness center and several bars. Its 14,389 sq. ft. of meeting and event space includes two ballrooms, a boardroom and an array of indoor and outdoor function space.
The key to the Nobu experience is its cuisine, and the Los Cabos resort includes both the Nobu signature restaurant and another exciting dining concept, Malibu Farm, serving casual meals using organic, local ingredients.