What to Expect at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa:
Its exterior is clad in a golden mirrored material. Internally the hotel is well lit, clean, expensively decorated (marble and mosaic floors, Dale Chihuly tonal glass sculptures), and filled with eateries that range from Starbucks to The Old Homestead.
The Borgata attracts a noticeably younger and better-dressed crowd than the city's other casino hotels.
Guest Rooms the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa:
There is no bathtub. Instead, there's an excellent marble shower that's big enough for two and has a rack holding generous bath sheets rather than skimpy bath towels.
Dining at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa:
Big appetites and wallets go for The Old Homestead steakhouse, where waiters heft brontosaurus-sized portions.
Those with more discerning palates may prefer Ombra, which features palate-pleasing Italian creations such as arancini, crisp risotto fritters filled with black truffles and scallions. Michael Mina's SEABLUE brings forth fanciful creations from the deep; lobster corndogs, anyone? There's also a pricey Chinese restaurant and Asian-fusion eatery.
Toccare Spa at Borgata Hotel Casino:
Couples treatments include a deep tissue massage for two, Swedish massage for two, and a Borgata Glow Facial for two. The contemporary, attractively designed, good-smelling spa area also includes a beauty salon, barber shop, workout space with flat-screen TVs, and a swimming pool that is open from 8 am to 8 pm daily.
Romance Package at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa:
Nearby the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa:
The once corny-but-charming Boardwalk is filled primarily with cheap stores, cash-for-gold storefronts, psychics, and other bottom feeders. There is a new but near-deserted outlet mall by the Atlantic City bus station but parking space is a mystery. My advice: If you go to Borgata, spend your entire Atlantic City visit inside it.
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