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Viejas Casino & Resort

5000 Willows Rd | Alpine, CA 91901-1656  [SEE MAP]Alpine, CA  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

There are a vast number of on-site amenities, including award-winning dining
Guests must pay a resort fee
Located about 33 miles east of downtown San Diego, the Viejas Casino & Resort is a massive retreat with something for everyone. Business travelers will appreciate the nine on-site meeting spaces and threebusiness centers here. Meanwhile, leisure travelers will love the full-service Willows Spa, the on-site casino with more than 2,000 slots, gaming tables and live entertainment venues, and the hotel's proximity to the Viejas Outlet Center. The property also houses three fitness centers, a large outdoor pool and six on-site eateries, including the AAA Four Diamond Award-winning The Grove Steakhouse. The 203 guest rooms and 34 suites boast pillow-top mattresses, minifridges, clock radios, large flat-screen TVs, and complimentary Wi-Fi access, among other amenities. Recent guests praised the vast variety of food at the on-site buffet, the friendly staff, the complimentary parking and the abundance of on-site amenities, some of which are covered by the daily $10 resort fee.
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Location
Alpine, CA
Hotel Class
4.0-star
Property Type
Hotel, 237 rooms
Primary View
Mountain(s)
Style
Modern

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  • 4.0Hotel Class

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Critic Reviews

Fodor's

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The last thing you expect to find at a hotel in the backcountry (albeit one steps from the casino and its restaurants) is sophisticated art and furnishings created by local artists. Enjoy reclaimed handcrafted wood furnishings by David Allen and an array of bold glass feathers and chandeliers by Tom Maroz.

Frommer's

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Besides the usual table games, slots, bingo, and satellite wagering, Viejas presents an outdoor summer concert series that draws major artists

Conde Nast Traveler

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In addition to its more than 2,000 slot machines, high-stakes Bingo, off-track betting, blackjack, baccarat, poker, craps, and other table games, the state-of-the-art resort and entertainment venue features live concerts, a nightclub, outlet shopping, bowling, and (during the summer) an outdoor roller skating rink.

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by Tripadvisor. A total of 310 have reviewed the Viejas Casino & Resort, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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Tripadvisor Travel Rating: Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 310 reviews 4.5 (based on 310 reviews)

Guest Rooms

The dark wood and deep hues give the 203 guest rooms and 34 suites at Viejas a luxurious vibe. Complete with down pillows, 40 inch flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi and free turndown service, these accommodations are the perfect spaces to rest and relax.
    Nightly resort fee$10
    • Premium channels
    • Workspace/desk
    • Minifridge
    • Bathrobes/slippers
    • Minibar
    • Shower/tub combo
    • Separate shower
    • Separate tub
    • Internet
    • Wireless internet
    • Free internet
    • Fee for internet usage
    • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
    • Adjoining rooms available

    Location & Parking

    Located about 30 minutes from downtown in Alpine, California, the Viejas Casino & Resort offers guests state-of-the-art gambling venues within the mountains. It's not in the middle of nowhere, though– it sits directly off the freeway and near popular outlet stores and restaurants.
    • 36 miles east of San Diego International Airport
    • Hotel offers shuttles to the nearby outlets
    • 24-hour valet parking (free)
    • 24-hour self-parking
    • Airport shuttle
    • Car service

    Within walking distance of:

    • Bus stop
    • Restaurants
    • Movie theater
    • Train station
    • Beach
    • Theater
    • Subway/metro stop
    • Grocery store
    • Shopping

    Dining

    Guests can enjoy filet mignon, caviar, lobster tails and other upscale American favorites at Grove Steakhouse – the only Four Diamond casino steakhouse in San Diego – or they can opt for a more casual beer and burger at Baron Long Bar & Grill. There's also an Asian food option, a buffet and a 24/7 coffee shop for whenever you need a pick-me-up.
    • You can even order food and drink from whatever slot machine you're using
    • There are seven bars, all of them sleek and modern

    Number of restaurants6

    Cuisine TypesBuffet, Asian, American

    • Fine dining
    • Casual dining
    • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
    • Bar/lounge
    • Room service
    • 24-hour room service
    • free breakfast

    Pool

    Kick back in one of the pool's private cabanas or wade in the water and soak up the warm San Diego sunlight. A large, welcoming hot tub makes for ultimate relaxation. You can sip a cocktail from the Pool Bar while cozying up to one of the many firepits sprinkled around the deck.
    • Cabanas can be rented
    • Pool ibar opens at 10 a.m.
    • Lap pool
    • Wading pool
    • Lazy river
    • Family pool
    • Infinity pool
    • Whirlpool/hot tub
    • Adults-only pool
    • Lifeguard on duty
    • Poolside service
    • Waterslide
    • Deck chairs or cabanas
    • Pool bar

    Spa

    The hotel recently debuted its third tower– a separate, adults-only hotel called Willows Hotel & Spa at Viejas. Guests at the Viejas Casino & Resort can enjoy microgreens detox facials, rice milk body treatments and other creative spa experiences.
    • Spa guests can use other facilities such as the steam room, sauna salt pool and whirlpool

    Services offered:

    • Massage
    • Facial
    • Body Treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
    • Salon services
    • Outdoor treatment area
    • Steam room
    • Sauna

    Fitness

    The hotel boasts two fitness centers, located by the lobbies of each tower. They offer cardio and weight training equipment and are open 24 hours a day.
    • Plenty of hiking trails and outdoor activities in the area
    • Weight equipment
    • Cardio equipment
    • Yoga mats
    • Free fitness classes
    • Premium fitness classes (with fee)

    Business

    Choose one of three meeting spaces for your event, and the hotel staff will provide catering services and free Wi-Fi. You can fax and photocopy in the hotel business center and use the hotel's projectors, conference phones and other technology to make the most of your meeting.
    • Options range from 16-person rooms to large ballrooms

    Number of meeting rooms3

    • Business center
    • Meeting rooms
    • Meeting and event planners available

    Wedding

    Say "I Do" with the picturesque California mountains in the background. The hotel offers three different wedding packages which incldue features such as garden cabanas, dance floors, DJS, three-course dinners and Champagne toasts.
    • Receptions of up to 1,200 can be held in indoor/outdoor Oak Ballroom
    • Hotel hosts weddings
    • Outdoor space for weddings
    • Wedding planners available

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