TripAdvisor Reviews Gatekeeper Inn Reno
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... have a leisurely start, which was welcome.
Our breakfast vouchers are valid in the Elements Restaurant which is on the ground floor, just next to the smoking section of the acres of slot machines. Nice.
Handing in our vouchers, we were then led to a table by a waitress who was extremely large and whose setting was on 'slowest possible' speed. We decided that she probably had not seen daylight for several months, and lives amongst the heating pipes ...
... coffee in my room and not bloody decaf! I noticed loads of police cars across the road, but never thought much of it until I saw the news. Police had shot two guys trying to rob a CVS (chemist). Sadly one died. Decided to give Reno nightlife a miss, and get room service, and an early night. I watched the Inbetweeners 2. What a pile of steaming poo! Time to sleep, long drive ...
... we eat lunch.
We like the decor in these older casinos more than many of the more modern ones. Just our preference, I suppose, as it brings back memories of how they used to look many years ago.
After an enjoyable lunch we went out to view those great cars for the last time. The crowds are getting larger. We are glad that we decided to go early! We really enjoyed our first Hot August Nights and now to home.
... this light brown tile in the shower area that featured the occasional "fishy" tile. Patty loves all things "old," so replacing the tile was not on her to-do list. A few years ago, she asked if I could make her a quilt to go along with the tile and fill the wall space across from the sink.
I took the photo she sent, enlarged it, and created this version. I even tried to replicate the lattice design in the tile's background with my quilting. ...
... of Oregon and Nevada- and sports a gambling casino on the south side of town.
Civilization sort of creeps up on you as one travels south from McDermitt. I mentioned in my last post that Jordan Valley, OR only has two paved roads. Well, I think this portion of Nevada has one- the one on which we travel, U.S.95. Thirty miles down the road is a vestige of hope, the little burg of Orovada. It is not a town, it is a "census-designated place" with a population of 155 ...
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