Experience the World-Class Casino Experience
No visit to San Manuel, Baja California would be complete without a trip to the Casino Royale Hotel Casino. It is an international icon, that has been an integral part of the history of the region.
The hotel was built with one purpose in mind: to build a casino. The Casino Royale Hotel Casino is located in the Costa Mar Oriental Hotel Resort and Spa. It is just a small corner of the resort, which is surrounded by other hotels such as the Sheraton San Manuel Hotel Casino, the Coronado Hotel Casino, the Best Western Pacific Pala Hotel, and the Ramada Inn and Suites.
The Hotel Casino Royale was built by Frank Erwin Balsam and was formally opened in 1933. For over thirty years, it has served the travelers and tourists that arrive in the region. It is believed that the casino owes its existence to the wealthy American dentist, Dr. William J. Ford. It is also said that it was his wife’s request that the hotel is built.
The casino’s design features a classic and traditional Mexican theme. The walls of the hotel are decorated with beautiful plaster replicas of glass vases and bottles, which was made by the inhabitants of the town that surrounded the hotel. These replicas were later used to decorate the lobby and the walls of the hotel rooms. There are also mosaics that were made by the indigenous people who live in the surrounding area.
The walls of the hotel feature the famous Roman Shades that were made by the people of Jalisco. Also, you can find small statues made by the natives of the town that surrounds the hotel. The mosaics and Roman Shades were created by the architect, Carlos Edgardo Palacios.
The casino, which is fully operational, is very well known among the people of the area. They know the casino well and always come back for a visit because of its facilities and amenities.
There are two casinos in the hotel; one of them is the Casino Royale and the other one is the Oldhams Casino. The Oldhams Casino is located next to the Casino Royale. The Oldhams Casino has a full casino and bar on its second floor, while the Casino Royale has three floors and a full casino.
It has been said that the people in Jalisco love the casino because of the tourists that flock to it on a regular basis. Not only are the tourists entertained by the casino, but there are also plenty of places to eat in the area. Restaurants and bars near the casino to serve not only the food but the drinks as well.