Montbleu earns honors in contest

By From page B4 | December 19, 2012

LAKE TAHOE — Are you looking to spend Christmas in Lake Tahoe, one of America’s favorite lakes according to USA Today in one of its August issues?

The nightlife, headliner-entertainment and gaming with world-class outdoor recreation make South Lake Tahoe a place to go. South Shore’s MontBleu Resort Casino and Spa complements the nation’s leading destination with high marks among readers of the Tahoe Daily Tribune, taking home 10 “Best of Tahoe” awards, including best overall casino; steakhouse (Ciera); place to stay the night and spa experience (Onsen).

MontBleu Resort Casino and Spa appeals to both the traditional gamer and the late-night club-hopper with its stylish sophistication and attractive, metro-cool atmosphere to create a complete casino-resort experience.

The annual awards are based on a survey by the Tahoe Daily Tribune that asks local readers to name their favorite places, businesses and services around Tahoe South.

For Best Overall Casino, elements that factored into the designation include, multiple entertainment venues, gaming and dining options. The hotel itself hosts 440 rooms, most with spectacular lake and mountain views. Suites are designed for conferencing and entertaining, and feature a living area, large screen TV, dining and wet bar and wireless internet access.

For five consecutive years, Ciera Steak, plus Chophouse, has received the AAA Four Diamond award as the only recipient within the Tahoe Basin.

MontBleu also offers numerous dining options, including, The Buffet with a take on the traditional casino favorites at various stations. It is open for dinner Thursday through Monday.

With its live concerts and comedy on stage at the MontBleu Theater, locals who are in-the-know have shown appreciation for MontBleu’s happeningbar/nightclubs, including Blu, Opal and HQ. Whether it’s casual gathering around the fire and ice pit at HQ, live music at Blu or cutting loose to renowned DJs that preside over a high-tech dance floor at Opal, guests can have a great night out.

MontBleu is well known for its entertainment offerings with acts like Robin Williams, Tracy Morgan, All American Rejects, Sublime with Rome and Cypress Hill.

Last but not least, South Lake Tahoe readers also gave top billing to MontBleu’s full-service Onsen Salon and Spa complete with fitness center, saunas, massage, whirlpool baths and eucalyptus steam rooms.

For information on lodging packages, events, activities, accommodations and showroom entertainment call 800-648-3353 or visit


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