Along the Eastern slope of the Andes Mountains, in central Colombia, lies the town of Ibagué and Casino Havana. It is part of the Havana chain which consists of 12 Colombian casinos. These casinos are all owned by Winner Group S.A. – an international company that owns over 60 gambling properties throughout South America. This casino is open every day from 10 AM until 12 AM.
Ibagué is in the Tolima province of Colombia which is famous for its mountain scenery. In the city you can visit the Plaza de Bolivar, the Primada de Ibagué Cathedral, and the Museum del Rio Magdalena. In the mountainside, you will find Combeima Canyon, the Moyas del Poira San Luis Tolima hike, Represa de Prado dam, the San Jorge Botanical Gardens, and The Ciudad Reptilian Ecological Park.
Casino Havana Ibagué is located on the second floor of a local mall, and you will notice the “Casino Havana” sign, which is clearly visible above the door. Inside you will find the gaming hall which is divided into two sections, one for slot machines and the other for electronic roulette. The floor is carpeted and there is plenty of lighting and HD TVs scattered throughout the casino. At the back of the gaming area is the GatoPardo Havana Casinos coffee bar, with dining area.
This casino is in a pedestrian area of the city which is filled with a number of casinos. It has a wide selection of games for a slots parlor – and the atmosphere is professional and comfortable. The dining area is simple but has a few tables to sit at with a menu that is the same throughout the Havana casino chain. The TVs stream the latest sporting events and are viewable from any area of the casino.
This is not a casino that has table games with live dealers, rather there are attendants to help out and guide players through how to use their machines. On the main gaming floor are 2 electronic roulette tables. These tables can seat up to 8 players each, making the total capacity for roulette players here 16. Bets are placed using a touchscreen and money is paid out using a ticket in / ticket out system.
The rest of the games at Casino Havana Ibagué are all slot machines. There are video slots and progressive jackpot slots available, including Red Fortuna technology.
The casino does not offer any lodging for its guests, but the following options are available in the city of Ibagué:
Hotel Estelar Altamira is a 5-star hotel/resort that has rooms available. There is an outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts, 2 restaurants, and complimentary Wi-Fi.
Hotel Monserrate is a cheaper accommodation option. There are numerous comfortable rooms with complimentary Wi-Fi and breakfast available.
Hotel Dulima Ibague is a 4-star hotel located in the center of town, near the casino. There are standard rooms and suites available and amenities include a hot tub, complimentary breakfast, and Wi-Fi.
Havana Casinos operates the GatoPardo Coffee Bar in all their casinos nationwide. It is a simple dining option with light meals and drinks on offer. Its operating hours are the same as the casinos. Other dining options in Ibague include:
Cilantro Mexican Grill is a restaurant located on Carrera 4 in the center of town. They are open every day from 6 PM to 11 PM.
Restaurant Zi Lai is an Asian restaurant that is open for lunch and dinner service. The dress code is casual and it is suitable for the whole family.