IP Casino Resort Spa is a hotel and casino situated at Bayview Avenue in Biloxi, Mississippi. It is approximately 11 miles from Gulfport-Biloxi International airport, from where visitors can hire a car or taxi to the hotel or the hotel runs a shuttle service package to pick up groups within a 150 mile radius. There is complimentary parking available on site and check in time is 4pm with check out at 11am.
Previously known as Imperial Palace this hotel does not allow pets and contains 1,088 smoking and non smoking guest rooms and suites. Guest rooms contain either a King sized bed or two Queen beds and feature a TV, internet, mini bars, two telephones, coffee pot, desk and chair, hairdryer, ironing facilities and pay-per-view movies. The hotel has Jacuzzi Suites and Luxury Suites as well, but these are very rarely available as they are popular with special guests.
There are several dining options on site here including Asian cuisine served at Tien, which is open Thursday to Saturday from 5pm to 10pm. Thirty-Two offers continental cuisine, Buck Bay Buffet is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and Highlights Sports Lounge has 65 plasma TV screens for guests to watch the latest sports action. There are two other restaurants featured at the hotel as well as a coffee bar and a poolside bar.
The casino is located on three floors and has over 1,900 slots including reels, video and progressives as well as a high limit gaming area. There are 60 table games are featured at the casino such as Blackjack, Craps, Dragon Bonus, Let It Ride, Midi-Baccarat and Roulette. The poker room on the hotel first floor is non smoking and features 14 tables with snacks served tableside and tournaments run every day of the week.
The hotel can help arrange book a round of golf at the Mississippi Gulf Coast, which has courses with breath-taking views and professional designed greens. The hotel offers a swimming pool and spa services to help guests relax from 9am to 7pm every day of the week. Here there is also a gym, yoga and aerobics complex overlooking Back Bay Biloxi, which is also open seven days a week from 6am to 8pm.
The hotel can accommodate meetings, weddings and other events in its 18,000 square foot ballroom, which can be sub-divided into four rooms but in its entirety this room can hold up to 1,750 for a reception. The Convention Center is even bigger and could accommodate up to 1,800 guests for a reception, whilst the boardroom on the second floor is more suitable for smaller meetings. Numerous events and live shows are staged at the hotel throughout the year featuring many internationally renowned artists.
Guests will find several other casinos in Biloxi including the New Palace Casino Point Cadet, which is four kilometers away. Tourists may also like to visit Biloxi Lighthouse, or ride on the Tour Train around the town. There are also museums in Biloxi such as the Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum or the Mardi Gras Museum.