Posted on: April 22, 2023, 03:38h.
Last current on: April 22, 2023, 03:41h.
The Bent Inn will open up sometime this summer months at 207 N. 11th St., measures from the Fremont Street Experience. The co-entrepreneurs of the property describe it as “the only LGBTQ-owned and operated boutique lodge in Las Vegas,” and extensive investigation by Casino.org could turn up no former claimants to that title.
Featuring 33 “playfully designed” rooms, in accordance to marketing products, the lodge is becoming designed by Mark Hunter and Greg Kafka — the prior homeowners of the Palm Springs resorts Escape and Desert Paradise — below their Escape Resorts banner.
The resort’s motto is “bending the LGBTQ+ Las Vegas practical experience.” Marketing and advertising elements also explain the enterprise as “a judgement-totally free position in which unforgettable activities and friendships are shaped.”
“Las Vegas has not had a resort catering to the homosexual community for several years and we program on making that a factor of the earlier,” examine a 2020 blog put up from Hunter and Kafka.
The setting up was acquired in 2020 by Hunter and Kafka for $1.9 million, in accordance to Redfin. It opened in 1963 as the Moonlight Motel, whose major declare to fame was inspiring the 1984 Gun Club tune, “Moonlight Motel,” which was prepared from the viewpoint of a downtown Las Vegas prostitute.
In the early aughts, the rundown Moonlight switched arms and turned known as the Cheyenne in advance of staying transformed into the minimal-hire Cerrito Residences.
The Bent Inn will characteristic a “mid-century meets industrial architectural fashion,” in accordance to Escape Resorts, which notes that “artistic features throughout will range from original wall murals to posters of pulp fiction of the ’50s-’60s, giving an angle of flamboyance and mischievousness.”
In addition to the onsite gastropub and coffee bar, the Bent Inn will characteristic a poolside foods truck.
The hotel was supposed to open in early 2021. Nevertheless, COVID, allow problems, product and labor value overruns, and a damaged shoulder (Hunter’s) intervened.
“We only have a person significant regret,” stated Hunter and Kafka in a joint statement, “that the City of Las Vegas won’t make it possible for us to have a outfits-optional ecosystem since of liquor license limitations.”
The reservation portal at BentInn.com will open up shortly.