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Total overhaul in the cards as Westgate purchases LVH

By Anthony Curtis

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 27, 2014

~~<p>After a month of unconfirmed reports, it's now official that the LVH, just off the north end of the Strip, has been sold to Westgate Resorts for an amount in the range of $150 million to $170 million. Westgate Resorts is known as a time-share operator but says that only about 200 of the hotel's 3,261 rooms will be converted to time-share units.</p>
<p>Plans call for a complete overhaul that will include new restaurants, bars and nightclubs. While no timetable for the renovation has been disclosed, the marquee has already been altered to reflect the new name: Westgate Las Vegas Resort &amp; Casino. LVH was formerly the Las Vegas Hilton, and opened as the International in 1969.</p>
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After a month of unconfirmed reports, it's now official that the LVH, just off the north end of the Strip, has been sold to Westgate Resorts for an amount in the range of $150 million to $170 million. Westgate Resorts is known as a time-share operator but says that only about 200 of the hotel's 3,261 rooms will be converted to time-share units.

Plans call for a complete overhaul that will include new restaurants, bars and nightclubs. While no timetable for the renovation has been disclosed, the marquee has already been altered to reflect the new name: Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino. LVH was formerly the Las Vegas Hilton, and opened as the International in 1969. Login for more...



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