Casino Colón is one of the biggest casinos in the city of Colón, which lies on the border of Argentina and Uruguay. The city of Colón is situated on the outskirts of the Argentinian capital of Buenos Aires. This means that is it’s a short bus or car ride to get to the casino from the international airport in Buenos Aires or anywhere else in the city.
Colón is a big tourist destination because it has modern infrastructure and plenty of water activities to keep visitors occupied. The city lies on the banks of a big river that separates Argentina and Uruguay where guests can enjoy swimming, surfing, fishing, and much more.
Casino Colón is inside of an old building that was designed in the old architectural styles of the European settlers who landed in the region many years ago. A few renovations have been made to the building since it first became a casino – including large neon signs that say “Casino” on the entrance to the building and a freshly painted walls.
The casino is spread across two floors. All of the table games are on the top floor while the slot machines and other electronic games can be found on the ground floor. The casino is open daily from 10 PM to 4 AM and the table games only open at noon.
There are plenty of table games available at this casino and they are all popular game varieties like roulette, blackjack, baccarat and poker variants.
There are a total of 8 roulette tables at Casino Colón, featuring different game varieties. This includes 4 mini roulette tables where they play using a French roulette wheel. The minimum bets allowed per table here range from $5 to $20. There are also 4 normal American roulette tables. The minimums at two of these tables also ranges from $5 to $20, but the other two range from $5 to $50.
If you like blackjack then you will find one table here where they use a 6-deck shoe. The minimum and maximum bets allowed are $20 and $200 respectively.
There is only one table where poker is played at this casino, where you can play the Ultimate Texas Hold ‘em. The minimum and maximum bets allowed are $5 and $50 respectively, and you will be up against the dealer rather than playing versus other players.
Lastly, you can find one baccarat table at this casino where they play the American Punto Banco version of the game. The minimum and maximum bets allowed are $50 and $1000 respectively.
There are 133 electronic gaming machines at this casino and they are all located inside of the slots room of the casino. The different slots that you can find at this casino are video reel slot machines (3-reel, 4-reel and 5-reel), mechanical reel (classic) slots, video poker machines and multi-game machines offering Keno, Bingo, blackjack, poker and more.
There are no hotels or lodging options directly associated with Casino Colón, but there is one on-site hotel. Hotel Futuro lies in the same building as Casino Colón, making it one of two accommodation options that are within walking distance of the casino. It costs roughly $45 per night in a standard room that sleeps 2.
Bungalow Vida Mia is the second accommodation option that is within walking distance of the casino. This is less formal of a place than a hotel would be because it is for backpackers and it should cost you $30 per night for a normal room
Otherwise, you will have to look in the nearby city for a place to stay. Below we have listed one of the more popular options in the area:
Hotel Plaza is a few blocks away from the casino but it is still a viable option for staying overnight. Amenities include a complimentary breakfast buffet and free parking, a laid-back restaurant/bar, an indoor pool, a sunroom, and an outdoor pool with a hot tub. A standard room here will cost $80 per night.
There are no dining options at the Casino Colón but there are plenty of options in the surrounding area.
Restaurante la Estancia is a modern restaurant with wooden décor (including the furniture) and a menu that offers a lot of international food.
Pizzeria Olaf is a takeaway pizza shop that has options for dining in the restaurant.
Restaurant Viejo Almacén is a restaurant that serves local cuisine in a modern setting with wooden chairs and tables to sit at.