Camino Real Hotel To Undergo Major Renovations, Name Change
Along with the makeover, the Camino Real will revert to it's original name - the Hotel Paso Del Norte.
The hotel has been sold and the new owners are planning an extensive remodeling project. Originally built in 1912, the Camino Real is on the National Register Of Historic Places and plans are to restore it to it's former glory. According to elpasoheraldpost.com:
Renovation plans for the hotel include all 356 hotel rooms and suites, as well the second-floor Grand Ball room, and meeting and conference rooms. The entire lobby level, including all food and beverage operations, and especially the famous dome bar and restaurant, will be completely restored. Further, the historic 10th floor ballroom and terrace, currently being used for mechanical purposes, will be restored to their original grandeur and feature a luxurious full-service spa, state-of-the-art gym, pool and pool deck, along with dining and beverage on the terraces overlooking the city.
Work will take about 18 months to complete.