Casino De La Plaza is the name of the casino located at the Ponce Plaza Hotel & Casino property, which is owned by the Wyndham Worldwide Corporation. Specializing in the hospitality business, Wyndham owns many hotels, lodges and vacation properties worldwide.
It will take you about an hour and a half to drive from Luis Munoz Marin International Airport in in the capital of San Juan to Casino De La Plaza. Transportation options for getting between the airport and casino are limited to renting a car or getting a taxi.
Ponce Plaza Hotel & Casino is on the corner of Reina St. and Union St. in the city of Ponce, which is situated on the Southern coast of Puerto Rico. The hotel is located right in the center of the city in what is known as the “Ponce Historic Zone”. There are museums featuring the island’s heirlooms as well as the nearby Serralles Castle.
The Casino De La Plaza does not have a formal dress code, but shirt and shoes are required and must be worn at all times. The legal gambling and drinking age on the island is lower than the continental United States, at only 18 years old. Because of this, you should expect to be asked for identification.
Casino at De La Plaza
The casino floor at Casino De La Plaza is a mere 9,500 square feet. Despite its small size, it is still one of the most popular casinos in Ponce. It has been designed, decorated and laid out in a traditional casino manner. You can gamble here any time of the day, as the casino is open 24/7.
There are no high limit games at the casino and their maximum bets are on par with most of the casinos in Ponce. There are a variety of poker tournaments and special events that take place here, and as an added bonus, there is live music on most days. There is also a quaint and friendly casino bar offering drinks, snacks and traditional bar foods.
Table Games at Casino De La Plaza
Casino De La Plaza is a popular location for its size and has a variety of games on offer. There are several table games available.
The only card game available is blackjack. None of the newer blackjack varieties, such as blackjack switch, are available. Also, blackjack is even more popular here than some other casinos in the area because there are frequent tournament-style events.
Roulette can also be played at the Casino De La Plaza and draws in some large crowds. There is always activity here and if you plan on playing roulette you should come early to secure a spot.
Craps is another table game that is available here, and it is also a popular addition to the casino. There is only 1 craps table available, so as with roulette the table can get crowded quickly.
Slots and Video Poker at Casino De La Plaza
A wide array of slot machines can be found at Casino De La Plaza. Classic slots and some of the latest video slots are popular. In addition to this, there are a few machines with progressive jackpots. These games offer higher potential payouts than the fixed jackpot slots. There are no video poker games here that we could see.
Hotel and Accommodation at Casino De La Plaza
Ponce Plaza Hotel & Casino is a well-established hotel in one of the more historical areas of Puerto Rico. The hotel is one of the smaller hotels on the island because it was built in an old 20th-century building. There are only 68 rooms available so you should be sure to book in advance at one of Ponce’s most popular hotels. Each room has an LCD screen TV and access to satellite tv.
The various amenities located at the hotel include free wi-fi, a swimming pool, fitness center, conference hall and daily live music as well as 1 restaurant and 1 bar. Room prices range from $109 – $175 and include all of the aforementioned amenities.
Restaurants at Casino De La Plaza
There are a restaurant and bar available at the Ponce Plaza Hotel & Casino. The restaurant, Lola Eclectic Cuisine, has a casual and relaxing atmosphere and does not require guests to wear formal dress wear.
There are a variety of menu options available and they are open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. If you want to eat at the hotel, but not at the restaurant, you can make use of their 24/7 room service.
Being in Ponce means you have access to many different restaurants within walking distance from your hotel. Staff will be able to recommend some options and can help you make a reservation.