El Tropical Casino Bayamón is part of the the Hyatt Place Resort on Avenida Ramón Luis Rivera in the city of Bayamón, Puerto Rico. The hotel is owned and operated by Hyatt Hotels Corporation, while the casino is part of the HI Development Puerto Rico Corp. El Tropical Casino is an additional facility to the Hyatt Resort at Bayamón.
Both El Tropical Casino and Hyatt can be found at 1560 Avenida Ramón Luis Rivera near the Plaza Del Sol, which is just off the Expreso Jose De Diego main road. It is conveniently situated within walking distance of the town, which features a variety of local restaurants. You will also find plenty of tourist attractions within close proximity, including an eloquent tour around the local and famous Bacardi Distillery.
From the nearest airport, Luis Munoz Marin International Airport (SJU). El Tropical is just a 15-minute car ride to the hotel and casino. Outside the arrival terminal, you will also find a taxi area, where the taxi rate from the airport to the hotel is about $30 one way.
Casino at El Tropical
El Tropical Casino and the Hyatt Resort are situated just outside the greater metro area, which gives visitors spectacular views of the tropical mountainside. Inside of the casino there are 10 gaming tables, and 300 slot machines spread around the floor, which stretches over a 14,000 square foot area.
The main casino floor and its games are open 24/7. It is generally always a lively place with upbeat music and food. You can also receive complimentary drinks at the casino while you are playing. In the bar area, there are live sports on TV and quick-bites.
For international travelers coming from outside of the United States, it is important to know that in order to exchange your cash for chips at El Tropical, you will need to use US dollars.
Table Games at El Tropical Casino
There are plenty of table games here with ten tables dedicated to poker, craps, blackjack, and roulette. The rules of each table can vary. At American Roulette, tables feature the double zero. All blackjack games here have standard rules, and there are no additional side bets available.
Multi-table poker is also very popular with No Limit Texas Hold’em being the main variation played at the casino. For those looking to play in a poker tournament, or those that have enough people to organize a cash game when the tournament poker is not in action, El Tropical Casino is the perfect place.
Look out for special events at the casino too. Prizes such as cruise tours, free stay at the Hyatt Hotel, and merchandise are regularly up for grabs via raffles.
Tropical Casino also has a bar and lounge area. For bingo fans, they host games frequently, and you can find the exact times in the casino as bingo event can vary. All in all, this is a fun place to play at if you are looking for a high-class establishment with both low and high stakes gambling offered as well as plenty of poker games.
Slots and Video Poker at El Tropical Casino
There are over 300 slots machines with denominations that range from $0.01 to $5.00. Most of the machines here are video slots with the latest themes and state of the art graphics coming from some of the most well-known slot game developers. There are also some classic slots, but only on a small scale.
Avid slot fans will also be able to try their luck on the progressive jackpot video slots at the El Tropical Casino. With hundreds of slots here, there is always an open machine available to accommodate both high rollers and casual gamblers.
Hotel and Accommodations at Hyatt Place & El Tropical Casino
The accessible rooms come with either a king or two queen beds. All the rooms are plush and spacious, with state-of-the-art media and work centers for your convenience. There is a 42” HDTV with free wi-fi. The bathrooms have granite countertops and complimentary toiletries.
The hotel offers a complimentary breakfast and spacious rooms. The hotel prides itself on being ‘group-friendly’ with every area being spacious enough for you and your friends. There are an outdoor swimming pool and a 24-hour fitness center, and a business center with high-speed internet. The hotel is smoke-free and has free WiFi for guests, as well as a remote printing facility. You will find that everything you need is within walking distance from the hotel. For the adventurous, head for the zip-line across the rainforests.
Restaurants at Hyatt Place Bayamón & El Tropical Casino
You will be able to enjoy a free breakfast here with eggs, bacon, sausage, yogurt, and fruit, as well as tea and genuine, local Puerto Rican coffee. The restaurant also serves snacks to take away, such as sandwiches and salads.
At the Gallery there is an around-the-clock menu, featuring snacks, quick bites and a selection of Korean street tacos, to name just a few. The restaurant prides itself on being able to provide something delicious for guests, no matter what the time of day or night as it is open 24/7.