Fiesta Casino Heredia is one of several Fiesta Casino properties in Costa Rica. Operating hours are from 11 AM to 5 AM every day, with table games opening each evening later at 6 PM. All of the Fiesta Casinos in Costa Rica are owned by the CIRSA group, which is one of the world’s premier casino groups and the largest one in Spain. Founded in 1978, this group operates casinos all over Europe and Latin America. It is estimated that they generate over $1 billion USD of revenue each year.
Fiesta Casino Heredia is located in Calle Central in the Costa Rican province of Heredia, which is a short 20-minute drive away from the capital of San Juan. Juan Santamaria International Airport is the closest to the casino at a distance of 10 km. Transportation options available between the casino and airport include taxis, buses, or car rental.
Fiesta Casino Heredia has over 200 electronic games and 10 table games. The property is clean and vibrantly decorated with carpets, lights and artwork, all complimented by live music. The casino is situated in a 2-story building which includes the lobby and downstairs gaming area on the first floor. The second floor is home to its electronic gaming area which also houses the restaurant and bar.
The casino is in the center of the city, close to many daytime and nightlife attractions. Their wide selection of tables and electronic games make it popular among gambling enthusiasts and their restaurant allows you to enjoy a drink or a meal while gaming. TVs are also available for your sports viewing pleasure.
Casino events and tournaments are popular with the leading attraction being unlimited stakes poker. These are the only high limit games available at Fiesta Casino Heredia.
The table games available at Fiesta Casino Heredia are roulette, poker, blackjack, and baccarat. All of these games are available in the downstairs gaming hall which is used exclusively for table games.
The casino has adapted to the changes in casino technology with electronic variations available for most table games. These options include an electronic roulette table. Alternatively, there is a normal roulette table available, with a manual wheel. Both these tables feature American Roulette.
There is a baccarat table as well as several blackjack and poker tables for card game enthusiasts. The baccarat table offers Punto Banco, while the various blackjack tables offer different betting options.
Poker varieties include Caribbean Stud Poker, Three Card Poker which are played against the dealer, along with Texas Hold‘em – which is the popular choice for their player vs. player poker tournaments.
Slot machines are plentiful at Fiesta Casino Heredia with over 200 machines on their upstairs electronic gaming floor.
There are both traditional reel and video slot machines available. Numerous progressive jackpot machines are offered as well as video poker and electronic blackjack.
The Fiesta Casino brand does not specialize in accommodation, and therefore guests will have to seek out local hotels and guest lodges.
Hotel America 98 is the closest option, being right next to Fiesta Casino Heredia. Rates start at $50 for a standard room per night.
Hostel Casa Centuria is a no-fuss option a few streets away from the casino. A night here will cost you $40.
Casa Familiar la Tortuga is the furthest option from the casino but is similarly priced and with similar amenities. They offer complimentary breakfast and a night will cost you $55.
All Fiesta Casinos have a restaurant on their premises called Pirates Bar & Grill. They offer complimentary light snacks and non-alcoholic drinks for gamblers. They also have a menu with alcoholic drinks and various larger meal options which can be ordered from your table or in their dining area.
Other local options within the vicinity of the casino are:
Restaurant Yud Fad is a Chinese restaurant on 8th Avenue in the center of Heredia.
Shawarma Hassan specializes in Middle Eastern cuisine and shawarmas.
Trilogy pub & grill is a gastropub that offers big portions for reasonable prices and is a good place to go for drinks.
Delicias Caribenas de Mami is a Spanish style restaurant that offers fresh ingredients served in local and international dishes.