This Swiss casino can be found inside of Hotel Mövenpick in Meyrin, Geneva. It is in the center of the city near both the French border and Geneva Lake. This small part of Switzerland extends out from the main country and is surrounded by a variety of mountain and city scenes.
Switzerland is a world-famous tourist destination which is known for its pristine mountains and old-style villages. Nearby attractions include Geneva Lake, the border crossing with France, and various national monuments. By traveling outside of Geneva, you will be able to access the Swiss Alps and the various hikes offered there.
The closest airport to Casino du Lac de Genève is the Genève Airport. This is the main airport in this part of Switzerland and it will take you under 10 minutes to drive there because the casino is right nextdoor. You can rent a car, take a taxi, or even walk.
Despite being inside of a hotel, Casino du Lac de Genève is relatively large, featuring various rooms and holding over 205 slot machines in addition to 17 live table games. The entrance to the casino is in the hotel past the reception area. After the entrance, you will be in the main gaming hall which houses most of the slot machines and table games.
There are 2 separate VIP areas which house a few exclusive tables in the 185 square meter rooms. The maximum capacity in each room is 100 guests and they are one of the main attractions of the casino and allow high rollers to participate in slightly higher limits than they can in the main gaming hall.
The hotel itself has a TV viewing area which allows guests to watch sporting events as they take place – there are, however, no sports betting facilities inside the casino. There is also a smoking area which houses a few electronic roulette terminals to keep smokers entertained – smoking is not prohibited anywhere else in the casino.
With 17 table games, Casino du Lac de Genève does not necessarily have the largest selection of games in Switzerland but nonetheless, they still have a decent selection featuring the likes of roulette, blackjack, and casino poker.
The table games are divided between the main gaming hall, 2 VIP rooms, and the smoking room. The bulk of the live table games are found inside the main gaming hall and includes 6 roulette tables, 3 blackjack tables, and 2 poker tables all with their own croupiers and dealers.
The casino’s 2 roulette tables can be found inside the smoking area and an additional 2 roulette tables and 2 blackjack tables are found inside the VIP rooms.
The roulette tables all offer English Roulette, which is effectively European roulette with a single zero on the wheel. The minimum betting limit is $5 while maximum bets can vary between the main and VIP gaming areas. The smoking area tables are conducted without a dealer on electronic roulette tables.
As for the rest of the table games, these are made up of blackjack and Ultimate Texas Hold ’Em Poker. Both of these games are available on the main casino floor, while the VIP rooms only have access to blackjack – at higher limits. The minimum bet for blackjack and poker is $10 per hand and in the VIP room these amounts are likely to triple.
With over 200 slot machines, the Casino du Lac de Genève has a sizeable collection. The selection of games includes non-jackpot slot machines, progressive jackpots, and electronic card games. Out of these machines, 170 of them are made up of slot machines and they vary between classic and video reel machines. Different games are set in groups of 10 machines and each game offers various betting denominations.
The rest of the machines are split equally between progressive jackpot machines and electronic card games. The progressive jackpots are split into two groups that are each independently linked to their own network. Lastly, electronic card games offer both video poker and electronic blackjack.
The hotel facility available at Casino du Lac de Genève will provide you with various room choices and services.
The hotel’s room choices vary between standard rooms, larger balcony rooms, and luxury suites. You can expect to pay around $175 a night for a standard room. Amenities included in the price are access to a fitness center, bar, and restaurant; as well as the ability to pay extra to use their airport shuttle and laundry service.
There is a single restaurant at Casino du Lac de Genève but it is located inside the hotel and not the casino premises itself. For food and drinks inside the casino, you are able to make use of the bar which provides a selection of light meals and non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages.
The restaurant is internationally focused and features various Italian, French, German, and Authentic Swiss dishes. A main course item will cost in the range of $25 – $50. Alternatively, you can try some of the other dining options available in the town including Restaurant Lamartine and the Royal India Restaurant.