The historic building belongs to the governement of the city and stands out for its architectural values, having been declared a National Historical Heritage in 1975.
Projected in 1912 at the initiative of Alfredo Arocena, it was designed by the Franco-Swiss architects Jacques Dunat and Gastón Mallet, with the subsequent collaboration of the Uruguayan architect Felipe Elena.
Its architectural style follows an eclectic-historicist line with a predominance of neoclassical and baroque.
The Hotel Casino Carrasco was inaugurated on February 4, 1921, becoming an icon of the neighborhood and the city under the outstanding urban design that the French landscaper Charles Thays defined for the public spaces of the area.
Throughout its history, it has hosted prominent figures who visited Montevideo, such as Albert Einstein and Federico García Lorca, as well as thousands of tourists.
It lived decades of splendor, standing out for its parties and dances, and as Municipal Casino.
Its facilities offer free parking for all its customers and a bar with different gastronomical options, live shows with high-level artists and a wide variety of entertainment and fun proposals. The casino has a room full of many and different slots, electronic roulette and table games, Black Jack, Atlantic Poker, Craps, Big Six and more.
Saez s/n esquina Arocena