Owned by Grupo Comar, Casino del Tormes is located on the Tormes River in Salamanca, Spain. This historical city dates back to the early 14th century and is full of culture, architecture and even a rather trendy nightlife scene. Salamanca is a rich history, so visitors can enjoy the local tourist attractions such as the Nueva Cathedral, Vieja Cathedral, Plaza Mayor and the Convento de San Esteban.
Getting to Casino del Tormes is not very straightforward, as you will have to use the international airport in Madrid or Valladolid which are both 1-2 hours away via rental car, bus or taxi. You could also negotiate the train network to make your way to the casino.
You will not have to worry about wearing a jacket or tie at Casino del Tormes but you will have to meet their smart/casual dress code. It is also worth noting that the legal gambling in Spain is 18.
While Casino del Tormes is the only casino in Salamanca, it is quite small with roughly 6,500 square feet of gaming space. Inside of the casino you will find 9 table games, 18 slot machines and a variety of other gaming terminals. They also have a separate poker room where gamblers will be able to play Texas Hold’Em and Omaha cash games or weekly tournaments.
Casino del Tormes is open all week long from 4 PM to 4 AM. On the weekend, it closes 1 hour later. Since this is casino is part of Hotel del Tormes, you will likely find that tourists are the main clientele.
Roulette and blackjack are the two most popular games at the tables and it is here where you will find the more lively atmosphere in the casino. All table games have fairly low minimum bets which is always a good thing at casinos where tourists frequent.
You will also be able to enjoy poker in a separate room with cash games and tournaments being held here on a regular basis. No limit hold’em and Omaha are the two variations of poker that are played here and you can expect some fairly low limit games up to a maximum of $50 in buy-ins.
You will find 18 slot machines in total at Casino del Tormes but there is also electronic roulette and video poker games that you can enjoy with bets starting as low as €1. You will even find gaming terminals that will allow you to enjoy some sports betting if that is a form of gambling that interests you.
Of the slot machines, these are all video slots with some of them being connected to a multi-level progressive jackpot that will pay out at random to reward lucky players. The video poker machines will offer various types of poker games and are also popular along with all of the other gaming machines you will find on the casino floor.
Casino del Tormes is connected to a hotel of the same name which offers 22 guest rooms for players to take advantage of. Each room includes modern amenities such as WiFi, air conditioning, LCD TVs and refrigerators. Hotel del Tormes is competitively priced at around $60 per night. This hotel is in the same building, just a short walk away from the casino so it’s very convenient for anyone planning a long session at the casino that also want somewhere nearby to sleep. If that hotel is full you will not have trouble finding other hotels in Salamanca.
Hotel & Casino del Tormes has a restaurant as well as a snack bar that guests can tak advantage of. The snack bar will serve up drinks and cocktails as well as salads, sandwiches and burgers.
The Terraza Carpa Diem restaurant will serve up bigger meals as well as tapas. This restaurant also provides great views as you will be sat on a terrace that overlooks the picturesque Tormes river.