The ilani Casino Resort’s huge entryway adorned with historical photos celebrates the Cowlitz Indian Tribe’s rich culture and heritage, and a beautiful graphic on the floor proclaims, “We Are Here.” Located on the Cowlitz Reservation in Ridgefield, Washington, the resort is one of the Pacific Northwest’s premier gaming, dining, entertainment and meeting destinations and is operated by Salishan-Mohegan, a partnership between the Cowlitz and Mohegan Tribe.
ilani—means “to sing.” With nearly 400,000 total square feet, ilani includes 15 different restaurants, bars and retail outlets; 100,000 square feet of gaming space with more than 2,500 slots and 75 gaming tables; and a 2,500-seat meeting and entertainment venue that hosts nationally recognized performances.
For a first-class dining experiences featuring delicious food and beverage pairings, visit Rose & Thorn, ilani’s signature restaurant which features offerings from award-winning breweries and wineries. Other resort dining options include seafood, steakhouses, diners, coffee shops and quick bites surrounding the vibrant casino floor.
Coming 2023, the ilani hotel will offer four-diamond level guest service and amenities including luxury rooms and suites, a full-service spa, an indoor-outdoor pool experience and a signature rooftop restaurant with views of the beautiful Pacific Northwest mountains and the mighty Columbia River. The 14-story, nearly 300-room glass-encased tower is the next phase in the Cowlitz Indian Tribe’s master development plan.