Husband and I visited the casino a year and a half ago but didn't gamble alot. We have been receiving offers for discounted hotel stays and some free play.
My daughter and I checked into the hotel on Thursday, March 19 about 8:30 pm for 1 night, taking advantage of the $59 per weeknight offer. The lobby looked fantastic, no line for check-in and the desk clerk was very pleasant. We asked for a smoking room with no floor preference so we were put on the top floor (room 2504) facing the river.
The room looked just like the pictures on the website except the sitting area was not sunken. We asked for a room with 2 beds. The room has a brown/orange decor. Beds were comfy. There is a large flat screen tv in the area where the beds are and then another one on the credenza in the sitting area. There were 2 (I think) chairs and a sofa. There was a coffeemaker inside (no charge) the credenza as well as the stocked refrigerator (sensored and there is a charge).
The closet is small to average size. The bathroom has a standup shower, soaking tub, double sinks with a large vanity, blowdryer, makeup mirror and the toilet is in a separate small area with a door. The floor has a beautiful tile as does the entry to the room.
There is an indoor pool and a spa. Room service is also available. We had confirmed for a late check-in and then check-out was by 11:00 a.m. We checked out using the tv in the room.
There are several restaurants of all prices in the hotel/casino lobby. Thursday night we stopped by the diner and got a piece of pie to go. On Friday, we used our $10 of food credit offer that we got in the mail at the bakery. They have cakes, cookies, ice cream, Starbucks coffee, danishes, etc.
Regarding the casino, it was busy Thursday evening and Friday around noon. The pop and coffee is at a self-serve station, which we liked. We did see a few cocktail waitresses but more on Thursday evening than on Friday. There are plenty of penny, nickel, quarter and dollar machines. Even though it was busy, we were able to find a machine to play on, in the denomination we were comfortable with.
This hotel/casino is easy to get to, parking is free in a parking garage, and all employees were very friendly. The hotel offers free Wi-Fi, which was easy to connect to. The hotel is only a few blocks from the historic area of St. Charles. There are restaurants (Denny's, Waffle House, McDonald's) within a couple of blocks as well as shopping (Bass Pro Shops, Gordman's, Aldi)