Electra Rioja Gran Casino Review
Electra Rioja Gran Casino is located in the city of Logroño, Spain (south of Bilbao). It is owned by the Orenes group who manage a portfolio of casinos, arcades, Bingo halls, and other entertainment-related properties throughout the country of Spain.
There is plenty of site-seeing to do within the city of Logroño, and it is a popular tourist destination. You can visit The Cathedral of Santa María de la Redonda or leafy Ebro Park, which has views of the River Ebro along with its arched Stone Bridge and 19th-century Iron Bridge.
Getting to the casino is relatively easy. If you are flying in then it is recommended first to fly to one of the major city’s like Madrid or Barcelona (Barcelona might be closer than Madrid) and from there you can use public transport like a bus or train to get to the town of Logroño.
The dress code for this casino is smart casual and there is no need to wear a tie, however, closed shoes must be worn at all times and no sportswear or shorts are allowed. You must be 18 years old to enter the casino.
Electra Rioja Gran Casino
Electra Rioja Gran Casino has a stunning building that is typical for Northern Spanish architecture, featuring old stone walls and balconies. The inside of the casino is very neat with red carpets and white and silver pillars that extend to the ceiling.
The casino’s electronic games are opened Monday-Sunday from 12:00 PM to 4:00 AM while table games are opened Monday-Sunday from 6:00 PM to 4:00 AM.
The casino also has a conference/general purpose room that is utilized for business meetings and the occasional live music or comedy event.
Table Games at Electra Rioja Gran Casino
There are not many table games at this small casino, but you will find the ones that are available here have relatively high limits.
If you are interested in playing blackjack then make sure to check out their one blackjack table that accepts minimum bets of $10. You can also choose to play the Perfect Pairs side bet.
Roulette is one of most popular table game at this casino, with a total of 11 tables. There are 3 American Roulette tables and 8 electronic roulette tables. The electronic roulette tables use the latest in touch-bet technology to provide an accurate and safe betting environment.
Last, but not least, there is poker. This is easily the most popular game played at the casino, but note that there is only one table where you can find the Texas Hold‘Em.
Slots and Video Poker at Electra Rioja Gran Casino
The casino only features state of the art slot machines to ensure the best gambling experience possible and there are 24 of them in total. Their collection includes classic, mechanical machines and video reel slots. They are all connected to a progressive jackpot and most are multiline machines meaning that they accept multiple bets per game.
All the machines accept coins and notes denominated in Euros and the value of the minimum bets are displayed above the machines to which they relate. There is also 1 video poker machine available at this casino.
Hotel and Accommodations at Electra Rioja Gran Casino
Unfortunately, there is no hotel at the casino so you will have to find lodging somewhere else nearby. The two closest hotels are El Patio de San Nicolas and Hotel Calle Mayor.
El Patio de San Nicolas is the budget option and a night here will typically cost €50 for a standard double room. The hotel consists of 4 double rooms and 1 single room. All rooms come standard with flat-screen tv’s and free WiFi and other amenities of the hotel include a free breakfast at the cafeteria and free bicycle storage.
Hotel Calle Mayor is slightly more upscale than the previously mentioned hotel but it is walking distance from the casino. A night here will cost roughly €95 for a standard room per two people sharing. They have 12 minimalist rooms with free WiFi, flat-screen TVs, and minibars.
Restaurants at Electra Rioja Gran Casino
The casino does not have a restaurant or bar facilities so if you would like to grab a drink or a meal before your night of gambling then you must look to the nearby town.
Camino Vegano is a vegan restaurant that is close to the casino and is great for families with kids. Burgerheim is a burger joint that also serves classic Spanish Tapas and is great for casual dining. La Quisquillosa is a more upscale restaurant that serves Spanish cuisine in an authentic yet modern way.