Gran Casino Las Palmas & Hotel Santa Catalina (Las Palmas, Spain)

Gran Casino Las Palmas & Hotel Santa Catalina

Casino Overview

If you’re looking for some casino fun while in Spain, head over to the Gran Casino Las Palmas in the Canary Islands.  Located in the historic Hotel Santa Catalina (built in 1890), the casino first opened its doors in 1987.  It has remained a prestigious gaming hotbed ever since, attracting both locals and tourists alike.

Popular Games

The casino itself is rather large, with almost 10,000 square feet of floor space.  While at the Gran Casino Las Palmas, you can play a number of table games including blackjack, poker, and French roulette, but the main game played here is slots (with over fifty slot machines).  The casino is open all week starting from 8pm until 4am.

Known For

The Gran Casino Las Palmas is fairly typical of a high class European gaming destination.  The dress code is proper and the minimum gambling age is 18 (ID required). One good thing for tourists is the variety of languages spoken - English, Spanish, German and French – which means you can comfortably gamble in your language of choice. Other than that, the other main draw is the sheer elegance of the hotel itself, including its location in the heart of the lovely city of Las Palmas, across from the harbor and near the shopping center.


The casino is located within the beautiful Hotel Santa Catalina.  It has 14 suites and 210 hotel rooms.  In addition to gambling facilities, you can enjoy the on premise bar, disco, gardens, gym, swimming pool, sauna and restaurant, so you can drink, dine and game in the lap of European luxury. 

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