Ponce Hotel with a 24-hour Casino Stay at the Holiday Inn® Ponce & Tropical Casino Hotel and discover the beautiful city also known as ‘The Pearl of the South’. Enjoy peaceful mountainous surroundings and gorgeous views to the Caribbean Sea while being minutes from downtown Ponce. Our location off Highway 2 grants business travelers easy access to Mercedita Airport and El Tuque y Reparada Industrial Park. Also convenient for leisure guests we are near the main attractions of the city. Explore Serralles Castle tour Buena Vista Plantation visit the historic firehouse Park of Pumps or take a stroll across La Guancha Boardwalk. Get to know the city’s culture and history by stopping at museums like Ponce Museum of Art and Tibes Indian Ceremonial Park-Museum. Our hotel is a treat for Ponce travelers. The 24-hour Tropical Casino boasts 346 machines and 10 tables. Kids can hang out in the game room or in the outdoor pool. Try traditional dishes like mofongo at our on-site Restaurant Tanama and enjoy live entertainment over drinks at Barlavista Lounge. Stay active with the help of the Fitness Center and work from the Business Center with complimentary Internet access.