NH Hotel Group SA is a Spanish hotel chain with headquarters in Madrid. They are one of the largest hotel chains in Europe and also own restaurants in several other locations worldwide. The Gran Hotel Casino Extremadura is one of their hotels and it is located in the province of Badajoz in Eastern Spain.
Located along the river, this city is a calmer part of Spain that has access to many tourist attractions. The casino itself is in a residential suburb a short drive from the city center. The region borders with Portugal and the road that takes you to Portugal is one street away from the casino. Alternatively, you can drive to some of the nearby nature reserves like ZEPA Sierra de San Pedro and Cornalvo Natural Park.
The closest international airport to Gran Hotel Casino Extremadura is over 4 hours away in Gibraltar. From there, you can fly directly to Badajoz Domestic Airport which is only 20 minutes away from the casino. Car rentals, taxis, and buses are available at the airport as well as in the city.
The casino at Gran Hotel Extremadura is not very large and only takes up a single floor inside the premises of this NH hotel. The casino was designed according to the rest of the hotel and matches the color and décor present throughout. It provides a relaxing environment to enjoy the various table and electronic games that they have on offer.
There is a restaurant inside of the casino, located on its own floor, and a bar which both provide food and drinks to guests while gaming or in their separate dining area. There are various TVs that stream the latest sporting events and the hotel also has a separate lounging area available for this.
High limit games are in short supply at this casino and you will be able to place your highest bets at the roulette table.
The electronic games inside the casino can be played 24/7 while table games only become open later in the afternoons at 4 PM and close in the morning at 2 AM.
There are just a few table games available at Gran Hotel Casino Extremadura and they include roulette, blackjack, and poker. In total there are only 5 tables.
The single American Roulette table which is located in the center of the casino. It is a live table that offers gamblers the best opportunity for high payouts
Card games make up the rest of the casino’s table games and are equally split between two Three Card Poker and two blackjack tables. Each of the two blackjack tables feature different min and max bets.
There are around 10 slot machines available at Gran Hotel Casino Extremadura. It is a limited supply and only features video reel slot machines. The machines that they do have are divided between different denominations and game titles.
The casino is located inside the hotel building and therefore guests are able to access quality accommodations just steps away from the casino entrance. A room at the hotel will cost you anywhere between €80 – €125 per night. Amenities included in hotel packages are air-conditioning, hot tub, WiFi, and access to various services like a restaurant, bar, spa, and golf course.
There are more economic accommodation options nearby, with the most popular being Hotel Lisboa. The hotel charges you around €40 a night for a standard room and includes complimentary WiFi but no other major amenities.
The hotel building is home to 2 restaurants. One of the restaurants is inside the casino and the other is in the hotel itself. Casino guests can easily access both restaurants from the hotel/casino entrance. Each restaurant has a semi-casual dress code and are open daily to the public for lunch and dinner.
The cuisine is focused around regional specialties but also offers various international items. The menu is the same in the casino restaurant as in the hotel’s restaurant but you will be able to find additional light snacks at the casino’s restaurant – these will be served to guests while they gamble.