Hotel Casino Catamarca is located in the provincial capital of San Fernando del Valle de Catamarca, Argentina. This city borders the Andes Mountains in the northern part of the country. The hotel is in the center of the city and offers both accommodations and casino games. The electronic games are open 24/7, while the table games run every day from 9 PM until 3 AM.
There are plenty of attractions in Catamarca and the surrounding area, including the Campo de Piedra Pomez rock formations, Ruta de Los Seismiles landmark, and Nuestra Senora del Valle Cathedral. There are also plenty of hikes to choose from in the surrounding mountains, including the Cerro El Manchao peak.
The hotel premises is large enough to offer their selection of rooms along with a restaurant, spa, and a full casino. The casino itself is medium-sized and offers a few table games as well as a variety of electronic games. The side of the hotel is clearly visible on Esquiu street, with the entrance parallel to the street. Above the entrance is the large “Hotel Casino Catamarca” sign.
The casino is spacious and has a clear division between the electronic and live games. The décor is modern and features plenty of ambient lighting with carpeted flooring. There is a small bar and the chip counter on the opposite side of the entrance.
This casino is attractive to travelers who are visiting Catamarca and also wish to play casino games. There aren’t that many additional gaming events (such as poker, bingo or slots tournaments), but they offer plenty of popular casino games. The hotel itself has numerous amenities, including a restaurant which is located on the ground floor.
Hotel Casino Catamarca offers up a total of 10 live table games. There is 1 blackjack, 1 craps, 1 Punto Banco Baccarat, 3 Caribbean Stud Poker, and 4 American Roulette tables.
In addition to these tables, there is also an electronic roulette terminal which offers betting denominations in $0.10. A maximum of 5 credits can be placed on a specific bet, with a maximum of 700 credits spread throughout the table.
The 190 electronic games at Hotel Casino Catamarca are split between slot machines and video poker. The majority of these are non-progressive slots, with a variety of themes and features available, but there are a few progressive jackpot slots as well. The minimum bet is $0.02 per credit at some machines, but the majority of the slots start at $0.05.
Hotel Casino Catamarca is firstly a hotel, with the casino as one of its amenities. They offer a wide selection of modern rooms and suites that include flat-screen TVs, Wi-Fi, and room service. Fancier room options include minibars, DVD and other media players, and whirlpool tubs.
There is a restaurant, a bar, a wine cellar, a gym, an outdoor pool with hot tub and terrace, and a spa with sauna and steam room. Complimentary breakfast is available to all guests.
Nuestra Tierra is the in-house restaurant that has a chef and an a la carte menu. The prices are reasonable, and they offer a wide selection of meal options, as well as a wine menu with selections from their own wine cellar. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner.
Other restaurants in the city include:
Napoles Pizzas Artesanales is an Italian Pizza restaurant that serves signature Neapolitan pizzas. It is a great place for the whole family and they are open for lunch and dinner.
Don Vaca Parrillada Fina is a simple restaurant on 510 Republica street. They have a clean environment with tiled floors and provide various Argentinian dishes. The restaurant is open every day from midday until 1 AM.