The 2013 PokerStars and Monte-Carlo® Casino European Poker Tour Grand Final is set to begin on Monday, May 6 and will run through Wednesday, May 15. As in years past, the series will take place at Monte Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort. This series, boasting a total of 50 events including the €10,000 Main Event, a €100,000 Super High Roller and a €25,500 High Roller — all of which will be covered by PokerNews — will close out the ninth season of the EPT.
Many accommodations for the tournament can be found close by and can be easily booked online through EPThotels.com. These rates are specially designed for EPT players, so be sure to take advantage of this wonderful opportunity today.
Le Méridien Beach Plaza
A short three-minute walk to the EPT Grand Final tournament area, Le Méridien Beach Plaza has 403 luxurious guest rooms and suites, many with private balconies and a view of the Mediterranean. Each room comes equipped with high-speed Wi-Fi access, satellite television and air conditioning. Guests can also enjoy full access to the swimming pools, private beach area and the fitness center.
Individuals needing to unwind can take advantage of in-room massage services, ranging from 30 minutes to 120 minutes. Le Méridien Beach Plaza also offers 24-hour concierge and front desk services, safe deposit boxes, currency exchange and valet parking.
There are various dining options available to guests as well. L'Intempo Restaurant and Bar provides 24-hour service and offers a variety of food options. Room service can also be ordered and delivered around the clock. Finally, Alang Bar on the beach provides a relaxing atmosphere to enjoy a cold drink from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
To book your stay at Le Méridien Beach Plaza or view other area hotels that are available, visit EPThotels.com. Nightly rates at Le Méridien Beach Plaza begin at €260 for single occupancy and €290 for double occupancy. Rooms are selling out quickly, so it is recommended you book as soon as possible.
Fairmont Monte Carlo
The Fairmont Monte Carlo is located a quick five-minute drive via taxi from the tournament area. Just steps from the Casino of Monte Carlo, it has 602 guest rooms, each offering a city, Mediterranean Sea, or private garden view. Each guest room is outfitted with Wi-Fi internet access, a mini-bar and a private terrace with deck chair. Guests also have the opportunity to take advantage of the in-house casino and shopping arcade.
A visit to the Willow Stream Fitness and Rooftop Pool or Spa allows guests to get a workout in or be pampered with the various spa treatments available. The Fairmont provides 24-hour concierge assistance, laundry services and safe deposit boxes. The hotel concierge is available to set up full-day and half-day sightseeing excursions for guests, as well.
The Fairmont has numerous dining options to choose from. L'Argentin Monte Carlo is open for dinner every evening and specializes in neo-classical inspired cuisine. Horizon Deck Restaurant and Champagne Bar serves breakfast, lunch and dinner with a view. For a quick snack or late-night dining, Saphir 24 Lounge & Bar is open 24-hours a day. Around the clock in-room dining is also available in the hotel.
To book your stay at The Fairmont or view other area hotels that are available, visit EPThotels.com. Nightly rates at The Fairmont begin at €239 for single occupancy and €265 double occupancy. It is advised that you book soon as rooms are filling up quickly.