The Aurora Del Sol Hotel & Casino is situated in Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic’s lively capital. The city of Santo Domingo is a popular tourist destination for visitors that love the Caribbean climate, sandy beaches and the ability to enjoy a large number of different resort casinos. Smack dab in the middle of a residential area in the city, visitors will have quick access to everything from public beaches, the Hollywood shopping center and a variety of other tourist attractions. You will be pleased to know that no more than a few minutes walk away are several gorgeous beaches.
Just 25 minutes by road from the La Isabela International Airport, visitors will be able to rent a car, take a taxi or get a shuttle bus to the hotel. If you do decide to rent a car, you will be happy to learn that parking is free for all guests at the casino and hotel. Be sure to arrive before 3PM to check in and when you are ready to leave, you will have to get checked out by 11AM.
The Aurora Del Sol Hotel & Casino has a dress code that requires guests to be in “smart casual” at a minimum. The gambling age in the Dominican Republic is 18, so you will have to provide ID before you will be allowed to enter this popular casino.
Having first opened its doors in 2007, the Aurora Del Sol Hotel & Casino has become a fairly popular casino considering the competition that it has in Santo Domingo. A lot of this is due to its large size. With a casino floor that is 21,527 square feet in size, they are able to provide their customers with as many as 250 gaming machines and over 20 table games.
There is usually a lively atmosphere among players at the casino, as they are mainly vacationing tourists that are staying at the hotel who are looking to have a good time. Not all of them will be serious gamblers. If you fall into that category and are unsure of the rules of any games, ask the casino staff to explain and they will be more than willing to help you out.
As a fairly large casino, you can expect to see a good number of open tables at the Aurora Del Sol Hotel & Casino. All of the most traditional table games are represented sufficiently. In fact, there are 23 tables in total, so you should never have difficulty finding a seat at your favorite games.
Blackjack is always a popular game in the Dominican Republic due to the atmosphere that it can create and this can be found on about 1/3rd of the tables. American Roulette is also represented a number of times but it should be noted that this popular game has those double zeros. Other games you can expect to find include Three Card Poker, baccarat, Caribbean Stud, craps and a few different variations of poker.
Any aspiring casino would not be worth much without a good selection of slots for its players to enjoy, and the Aurora Del Sol Hotel & Casino certainly has enough of them with a total 250 of them provided. With such a vast selection, you can expect to see everything from progressive slots that could pay out a small fortune, classic slots that keep the action simple or multi-line video slots that are packed full of lucrative features.
Video poker machines are also popular at the Aurora Del Sol Hotel & Casino and you will find a good selection of these as well as a scattering of electronic roulette tables of varying limits.
There are 46 rooms and 4 suites available at the Aurora Del Sol Hotel & Casino. All of their rooms would be classed as reasonably priced or even very economical compared to other hotels in the area. Rooms generally go for about $80 per night with complimentary breakfast and amenities such as a pool, nightclub, spa and a restaurant.
Each room has a safe, minibar, WiFi and wired internet, air-conditioning, and LCD televisions with a DVD player. Far from the plushest hotel in the area, the Aurora Del Sol will offer you a cheaper alternative and thus allow you some extra gambling money when at the hotel’s casino or any other casino in the area.
When visiting Aurora Del Sol, you can take advantage of the hotel’s restaurant which is open from early in the morning until late at night. Here you can expect a good mix of local cuisine and international favorites and will easily have something for every taste. Room service is also available 24 hours a day and will also be able to serve up a wide range of tasty dishes.
Due to being located in a residential area of Santo Domingo, you will be just minutes away from other restaurants and eateries in the area should you want to try out some other places. You will find many restaurants offering traditional local dishes but others that will be serving up international menus as well. Fast food outlets are also well represented in this part of the nations capital city.