One Week Until The Hotel Paso Del Norte Reopens
The former Camino Real has been closed for 3 years while undergoing massive renovations.
The Paso Del Norte Hotel ... formerly known as the Camino Real ... has been undergoing a huge renovation, as it celebrates its 108th year in operation, the hotel is set to reopen on October 15th, 2020. According to the Trost Society Facebook page, some of the new renovations and amenities include:
The hotel features the elegant Dome bar, with its 25-foot, 107-year-old, stained-glass dome, a rooftop pool and bar on its 10th floor, the Sabor Mexican restaurant, the 1700º Steak House, and Dulce bakery cafe, according to a hotel press release. It also has a 33,000 square-foot ballroom, and a virus-killing air-filtration system throughout the hotel. - Facebook
The hotel was originally known as the Paso Del Norte Hotel, then the name was changed to the Camino Real around 2004. After a multi-million dollar makeover, the hotel has reclaimed its original name and captured a new, beautifully modern look while maintaining many of its historic features and its outer facade. Check out a few photos here.
The Paso Del Norte Hotel has seen numerous high-profile guests including former US Presidents, Bush, (senior and junior), Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, William Howard Taft, Herbert Hoover, and Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Historical military figures like Gen. John J. "Black Jack" Pershing and Pancho Villa. Politicos like Sandra Day O'Conner and Colin Powell and actors including Gregory Peck, Harrison Ford, Clark Gable, and John Wayne.