A second boutique hotel is opening to the public at the big new CityCenter complex on the Las Vegas Strip.
The 47-story Mandarin Oriental opens Friday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the newest element of the $8.5 billion project of resorts, shopping and a casino.
The Mandarin has 392 hotel rooms and 227 condominiums. It features a sky lobby on the 23rd floor that overlooks the Strip.
The opening is the third this week at CityCenter, a 67-acre project built by development partners MGM Mirage and Dubai World.
The 1,500-room Vdara hotel opened Monday. The Crystals mall of shops and restaurants opened Thursday.
The centerpiece of the project, the 4,004-room Aria Resort & Casino, opens Dec. 16.