Situated at the base of the beautiful Appenzell Alps, Swiss Casino and Radisson Blu Hotel are conveniently located near the center of St. Gallen. Being close to several transportation options makes traveling around the city appealing to those who like exploring. The Swiss Casino measures over 1,500 square feet and is located inside of Radisson Blu Hotel. This casino offers up plenty of slot machines and table games to its guests.
Due to the location of St. Gallen, which is at the crossroads of four countries, it is easy to drive from here to Germany, Liechtenstein, or Austria. The town of St. Gallen is a pedestrian area with many shops and boutiques, as well as restaurants. Bahnhofstrasse of Zurich is an upscale shopping complex with shops selling high-class goods such as Burberry and Louis Vuitton.
After arriving at Zurich Airport, you can either catch a tram or take the bus to the casino. The tram station is just a short walk from the airport, and trains are plentiful. If you choose to take the tram, you will get off at the St. Gallen stop and catch the number 3 bus towards Heiligfreutz. This route will drop you off right outside the hotel. Car rentals are also available at the airport.
Guests must be 18 years or older to enter Swiss Casino St. Gallen and ID is required. Accepted forms of identification include passport, government-issued ID documents, or a drivers license. The dress code is smart/casual, and no jackets, backpacks or large bags are permitted.
Swiss Casino’s St. Gallen property is very small but it still manages to fit in a decent amount of slots, gaming machines and tables games. There is also a single poker table that offers nightly cash games.
As with most Swiss Casinos, the St. Gallen location has a very clean and modern look with décor that resembles what you might expect to find at a Las Vegas Casino. It is open from 9 AM to 3 AM (4 AM on weekends) with the table games being accessible from 3 PM onwards.
Most players at this casino will be guests at the Raddison Blu Hotel who are looking for a good time while staying. Locals and others visiting the area are able to come in off the streets as well. In terms of the atmosphere here, you can expect a fairly light-hearted and sociable vibe all across the casino floor.
When it comes to table games, all of the traditional favorites can be found at the St. Gallen Swiss Casino and these are played across 9 tables on the main gaming floor. Blackjack and American Roulette are the two main table games available and these usually attract the best atmosphere in the Swiss Casino St. Gallen. Betting limits start off low and can increase to a decent size – but there are generally not many high limit games here.
The only other table game you will find in the main room of the casino is Ultimate Texas Hold’em. This is a poker variant where players trying to beat the dealer rather than each other.
There is a single traditional poker table that is set in a small cardroom away from the main casino. Here, players will be able to enjoy some low-limit cash games playing Texas Hold’em Poker.
Slot machine fans are looked after well here too with 183 gaming machines in total being found scattered around the casino. A good portion of these are slot machines and many of these will be a part of the progressive jackpot network that the casino runs. Three jackpots can be won and these are the Swiss Jackpot which is the biggest and can run into millions while the Hot & Wild and Eagle Mountain jackpots can also bring in some handsome payouts.
Multigame machines, video poker machines and video slot machines that have their own jackpots rather than a progressive jackpot can also be found aplenty at the Swiss St. Gallen Casino. The final type of gaming machine you will be able to play here is the electric roulette machines that can seat as many as eight players at a time.
Radisson Blu houses the St. Gallen Casino. The hotel has a capacity of 123 rooms and suites, all of which include high-speed wi-fi and complimentary mini-bar. There is an on-site fitness centre. The hotel has secure underground parking, taxi, and valet services. There is 24-hour room service available.
Restaurant Olive serves dishes made with local and internal ingredients, with herbs grown in the hotel’s garden. There is a daily breakfast buffet for guests which ends at 14.00 on Sundays.
There are two bars in the hotel. Bar Olive is adjacent to the Restaurant and specialises in cocktails, while the Rooftop Bar has wonderful views of the city. Both serve local and international beers, fine wines, and non-alcoholic drinks.