Casino in Mar del Plata


Article: Walter Ferreyra.

Translation: Adriana Romano.

The Hotel Provincial and Casino Central in Mar del Plata have been declared as national historic heritage, and is one of the city icons. Its construction was thought in 1937 as part of the promenade casino. It was built between 1938 and 1940, on the initiative of the Provincial Government. Designed by architect Alejandro Bustillo, the building is inspired on the 17th century rural French palaces.


Casino in Mar del Plata


This casino is one of the largest in the world. It hosts a theatre, the Teatro Auditórium Centro Provincial de las Artes, where several events take place, among which the Estrella de Mar Awards stand out.

The entrance to the room with the slot machines is free. The casino has a common room, a room for higher bets and a Special Private Room, for even higher stakes.


Hotel Provincial and Casino de Mar del Plata


Visiting the casinos and bingo halls is the nightly ride par excellence, offering tourists the chance to play roulette, slot machines, cards and dice. Within the options available, the Casino Central and Casino del Mar stand out, where shows are given in all the rooms, both group and solo performances of different music genres.

Casa de juegos habilitadas

• Bingo del Mar: 2140 Moreno st. Tel number/fax: 4917144

• Bingo del Sol: 1752 Independencia Ave. Tel number/fax: 4950303

• Bingo Peatonal: 2300 San Martín st. Tel number /fax: 4916330

• Bingo Puerto: 477 Edison Ave. Tel number /fax: 4890744/1115

• Casino Central: 2100 Boulevard Marítimo Patricio Peralta Ramos, Tel number /fax: 4957011

• Casino del Mar: Paseo Hermitage. Tel number /fax: 4865150/4

How to reach Mar del Plata:

You can reach the city through various means of transport: there are 3 provincial roads and a highway connecting Mar del Plate and the Capital; a railway station with 29 weekly arrivals; a bus station where tickets are sold by over 50 companies; an airport that operates internationally with 6 airline companies in more than 130 weekly services, and an artificial harbor of deep water that –apart from being crucial to the fishing activity- allows cruise ships to anchor at the northern breakwater.

If you travel from Buenos Aires by car, via routes 11, 88 and 226, or via the modern and safe highway 2, the trip can take an average of four hours. But for those who decide to make the most of time, they can get to the city after a 45-minute flight. The International Airport “Astor Piazzolla” is situated only 10 minutes from downtown Mar del Plata. Three airlines operate with national destinations, with a frequency that increases significantly during the summer season.

Distances to Mar del Plata

City Km City Km
Buenos Aires 404 Catamarca 1.145
Claromecó 303 Córdoba 1.120
Corrientes 1.445 Formosa 1.695
Jujuy 2.114 La Plata 363
Mar de Ajó 190 Mendoza 1.447
Miramar 45 Monte Hermoso 406
Necochea 125 Neuquén 1.012
Paraná 909 Pinamar 134
Posadas 1.434 Rosario 700
Resistencia 1.473 Río Gallegos 2.510
San Bernardo 194 San Luis 1.333
Salta 2017 San Clemente 234
Sta. Clara del Mar 18 San Juan 1.529
Santa Fé 879 Santa Rosa 746
Santa Teresita 217 Stgo. Del Estero 1.549
Tucumán 1.714 Ushuaia 3,101
Viedma 754 Villa Gesell 113

Geographical Position

Mar del Plata is the head of General Pueyrredón District. It is located on the coast of the Argentinian Sea at coordinates 38 º 00' S and 57 º 33' W.

General Pueyrredón District area: 1,453.44 km2 , with a population of 366.6 inhabitants per Km2.

Communal Urban area: 79.48 km2 (7948 ha.)

District Boundaries

NE: District of Mar Chiquita

SW: District of General Alvarado

SE: Argentinian Sea

NW: District of Balcarce

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