Sands Casino Bethlehem is one of the newest additions to the list of casinos in the City of Brotherly Love, and if you enjoy gaming, then you won't want to miss this when in the area. Built in two separate stages, Bethlehem Sands is easily one of the largest casinos in all of Pennsylvania, and you can expect more than just casino floors here. The Philadelphia casinos overall are helping to make the nation's fourth-largest city an even more attractive vacation destination than it already is.
The Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem provide an excellent selection of accommodations, and with more than 1,000 loft apartments, local residents can enjoy a riverfront location with a lot going on. The Las Vegas Sands Corporation, which is the company in charge of the Bethlehem Sands complex, is even going so far as to introduce a National Museum of Industrial History. This museum, which is headed by the local ArtsQuest Foundation, is intended to honor American industry as well as the Bethlehem Steel company, which once called the same plot of land home.
The Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem features no fewer than 300 comfortable rooms. The resort aims to provide some of the best area accommodations for visitors to Philadelphia, so even if you aren't in town to gamble you can still consider staying here. If you are here to enjoy the Sands Casino Bethlehem, then staying at one of the Sands hotels will be convenient. Aside from the 300-room hotel, there is the Marina Bay Sands complex, which offers a mind-boggling 2,500 rooms.
As for the Sands Casino Bethlehem itself, no fewer than 3,000 slot machines are available to visitors, not to mention a range of entertainment and dining possibilities. In addition to the aforementioned museum, the first stage of development also reveals a culturally-rich arts center and a broadcast base for the local PBS branch. The second stage of development at the Bethlehem Sands brings another interesting museum, as well as more than one million square feet of convention and meeting space. In other words, this place is pretty spectacular.
Speaking of spectacular, the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem employs an impressive number of people. The casino's owners hope that their project is a model for other urban areas that might be looking to increase business- and tourism-related profits. Some 1,000 employees are needed at the 3,000 slot-machine Bethlehem Sands casino alone, with another 800 workers making sure things go smoothly at the adjacent shopping complex.
In addition to all this, the complex is also home to restaurants, a parking garage, and a concert hall. The casino offers a taste of Las Vegas for those Philadelphia residents and visitors who are interested in such an atmosphere. Adding the Sands Casino Bethlehem experience to your list of things to do in the Philadelphia should only help to keep things more interesting, and you can bet that the accommodations here will find their place among the top Philadelphia hotels.