Casino Barrière Montreux Review
This Barrière Casino property is located in Montreux, Switzerland, on the shores of Lake Geneva. The Montreux Casino is one of many owned by the renowned Groupe Club Barrière, who manage a large portfolio of casinos in Switzerland.
Montreux is a traditional Swiss resort town so you will find plenty of activities to keep you entertained when you are not gambling at Casino Barrière. Guests will enjoy visiting in the month of July because then you will be able to witness the world-famous Montreux Jazz Festival which is held every year.
Casino Barrière Montreux is relatively easy to get to, but first you must fly in to either Zurich or Geneva International Airport (Geneva is the closest of the two). From either airport you will have the option of taking a bus, train, car or Uber to get to Casino Barrière Montreux.
If you are a member of the Barrière Casino group, you will only need to show your members card at the door, but others must show ID to prove that they are older than 18. There is no dress code but vest tops, shorts, swim suits or similar items of clothing are not allowed.
Casino Barrière Montreux
Casino Barrière Montreux is a modern casino with red carpeting, red walls and floors and lots of vibrant lighting that provides ambiance to the atmosphere. The casino hosts events such as live music and comedy shows and they regularly have bingo nights.
The casino is open from Sunday to Wednesday from 10:00 AM to 3:00 AM and on Thursday from 10:00 AM to 4:00 AM. On Friday and Saturday, they are open from 10:00 AM to 5:00 AM.
Table Games at Casino Barrière de Montreux
If a large variety of table games is what you are looking for then look no further. Casino Barrière Montreux has over 10 tables in total as well as a large variety of different games.
There are just a few blackjack tables at the casino. Some of the blackjack tables also allow you to play Perfect Pairs side bet.
Texas Hold ‘Em poker and Ultimate Texas Hold’em are the primary variants you will find at this casino. There is only one table for each of these poker variants.
There are several roulette tables available, and they all use a European Roulette wheel. There are also some electronic roulette tables featured at this casino.
Boule, which is essentially a basic version of old French Roulette, is available as well. Other card-based table games include Baccarat (Punto Banco) and Casino War. The casino also offers a Chinese gambling game called Sic Bo as part of the table games.
Slots and Video Poker at Casino Barrière de Montreux
The casino stocks a variety of electronic gambling machines, including slot machines of all varieties and multi-game machines. Many of their slot machines are hooked up to a progressive jackpot network.
Other than slot machines you can also find video poker machines with many different variants to choose from.
Hotel and Accommodations at Casino Barrière de Montreux
There is, unfortunately, no hotel or overnight facilities like a hotel at this casino. This means you will have to look elsewhere for a place to stay.
J5 Hotels Helvetie is the nearest hotel to the casino and the price for a standard room for two is about $275 per night. Uniquely styled rooms combine modern and vintage decor and come with free WiFi, flat-screen TVs, and mini fridges.
Hôtel Eden Palace Au Lac is a 3-minute walk from the casino and is the cheapest option in the nearby area. The rate per night for a standard room here is $250. Amenities include an upscale restaurant/bar with lake-view terrace dining, along with a garden and beach access.
Villa Eden Palace Au Lac is an elegant hotel dating from at least 1894 and is a 4-minute walk from the casino. The rooms here go for about $380 per night for two people sharing.
Restaurants at Casino Barrière de Montreux
There are several dining options available at the casino, which we have listed below:
L’entracte: A restaurant in the middle of the slot machines where you can enjoy burgers until 1 a.m. and other light meals and a selection of drinks.
Le Saxo: A jazz-inspired restaurant which serves a menu decided by Chef Stéphane Hamel.
Le Saxo Bar: An armchair bar where you can relax with a glass of wine and a selection of other drinks.
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