Great hotel for the price++++++++++++++will stay here again in the future See full review
Sep 29, 2013
Casino hotel near Ponce attractions lures with happy hour, entertainers
A 24-hour casino with 346 machines and 10 tables tempts budget travelers to the Holiday Inn Ponce & Tropical Casino, but gambling is not the only diversion at the property. Local seafood and authentic Puerto Rican cuisine nourishes diners at Tanama Restaurant, while live entertainment heats up the resident bar – Barlavista Lounge – come weekends. Tropical touches, free Wi-Fi and balconies are among the comforts inside rooms.
24-hour casino with 346 machines and 10 tables
Live entertainment at Barlavista Lounge
Kids' game room and pool
Close to Mercedita Airport and Serralles Castle
Fresh seafood and authentic Puerto Rican fare at Tanama Restaurant
Holiday Inn Ponce & Tropical Casino creates warm spaces with subtle tropical flair. Neutral-colored bedding, which is triple-sheeted for extra luxury, tops queen or king beds, while palm designs in artwork and pillows lend an island feel. Conveniences such as coffee maker and mini-refrigerator enhance the comfort. A work desk provides a virtual office space for tapping into the free Wi-Fi. A 32-inch flat-screen TV equipped with cable enables visitors to stay connected. Sliding glass doors open to reveal perfect Puerto Rico palm trees.
Guests at Holiday Inn Ponce & Tropical Casino savor local seafood and Puerto Rican dishes at Tanama Restaurant whose signature is Mofongo, a fried plantain dish.
Gamblers target Holiday inn Ponce & Tropical Casino for its 10 tables and 346 machines. After a round of poker, guests head to Barlavista for the nightly happy hour between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. and live entertainment from Friday to Sunday.
Mercedita Airport (7.4 mi/11.9 km)
Museo de Arte de Ponce (3.9 mi/6.3 km)
El Museo Castillo Serralles (5.3 mi/8.6 km)
Hacienda Buena Vista (5.3 mi/8.5 km)
Cruz del Vigia (4.3 mi/7 km)
Parque de Bombas (3.8 mi/6.1 km)
Museum of the History of Ponce (4.2 mi/6.8 km)
La Guancha (3.8 mi/6.1 km)
Copy and fax services
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