Encore Boston Harbor opened its doors yesterday and the Iconic high rise originally conceived by Steve Wynn advanced a new kind of luxury hospitality to New England area. The opening of the 3 million-square-foot, 33-acre Encore Boston Harbor casino-resort on the banks of the Mystic River in Everett could be the start of a formidable entertainment district only a short hop from the buzz of State Street.
The resort features a 210,000-square-foot casino; 15 dining and lounge venues; 671 guest rooms and suites; 50,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space; an ultra-premium spa; and a four-season, six-acre Harborwalk with pedestrian and bike paths, picnic and viewing areas, gazebos, waterfront dining, and plenty of floral gardens and green space. At $2.6 billion, Encore Boston Harbor is the country’s most expensive resort development of 2019.
Encore Boston Harbor Accommodations
Guestrooms start at 650 square feet — are the largest standard accommodations in New England. Signature Suites increase to 1,350 square feet; Two-Bedroom Residences are 3,350 square feet; and two limited-availability villas total 5,800 square feet, respectively.
Rooms are defined by floor-to-ceiling windows, Wynn Dream Beds, high thread-count linens, flat-screen 4K ultra-high-definition televisions, high-speed Wi-Fi with mobile charging devices, and a wireless iPad for one-touch access to room controls.
Dining at Encore
Among the 15 restaurants, bars and lounges find the Sinatra restaurant, world-famous Wynn Buffet and Rare Steakhouse – an upscale steakhouse experience inspired by the SW Steakhouse at Wynn Las Vegas.
New Meetings Options in Boston
Meeting planners will find a lot of conveniences here as Encore Boston Harbor features more than 50,000 square feet of state-of-the-art conference space on the lobby level and 21,000 square feet of seasonal outdoor space overlooking the Boston Harbor and skyline. Event space includes ten break-out rooms, a promenade and a 37,000-square-foot grand ballroom – the largest ballroom space in Boston outside of the Boston Convention and Exhibition.
Bleisure time gets a boost from the 17-treatment room Spa at Encore Boston Harbor, adorned with floor lanterns, Venetian chandeliers and hand-painted silk walls. The spa menu includes such treatments as the Good Luck Ritual: a customized massage, foot treatment, hand therapy and botanical scalp treatment based on the five Chinese elements.
Transportation to Encore Boston Harbor
Through a robust water transportation system, custom-built water shuttles will transport guests year-round from Boston directly to the resort. The low-profile European-style boats with plush seating, gloss-varnished teak wood and a below-deck salon seating area with large hull windows and overhead skylights. The boats are expected to run every 20-30 minutes between the east side of the World Trade Center in the Boston Seaport, to the north side of Long Wharf, to Encore in Everett for a small cost. The boats carry 35 people seven days-a-week, year-round from 7 am to midnight. Luxury park-and-ride services are also expected to be available select locations throughout Massachusetts and New Hampshire, and complimentary shuttle services provided from nearby train stations directly to Encore Boston Harbor.