Blue Moon Resort for Gay Men
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... was somewhere around 104 degrees and luckily it was quite cloudy. So we enjoyed seeing all of the casino's, hotels, stores, and restaurants along the strip. We ate in this tiny little asian restaurant called Dumpling and Noodle House (3743 Las Vegas Blvd) and it was some of the most delicious chinese food I've ever eaten! Then we walked over to ...
... decided to go for the smorgasbord lunch (we'd had no breakfast) which was lovely and a good variety of food on offer. Back to the room for a few hours, and watched the soccer - US playing Portugal. It was a draw in the end. We also had a little nap and John started feeling unwell with a runny nose and sign of a cold, unfortunately. Anyway, we headed out on the town about 8.30pm and went through various hotels ...
... with hyperactive 5 year olds high on E numbers add in lights and loud noise makes for a very stressful visit - MGM allowed people to walk around near naked ? you either in it or your not no half measures so for me the road out at 7.30 am was a blessed ...
... their poker screens. Countless more in the lobby area behind already attached to their favourite machines.
I wondered whether the woman at the end of the bar was indeed dead, as she didn't move at all for the whole time we were there.
Would anybody notice?
Then there is this weird smell, something they pump into the air to try and get rid of the smoke... because here, yes, they not only encourage gambling, drinking and the eating of chemicals, but also ...
... refused saying we had to go get wrist bands to prove we were over 21. Even for a non alcoholic drink we had to have the bands but it didn't bother us as we were casino hoppers tonight :) With no luck winning enough money to retire we headed back down the strip to our end to hit the hay ready for a relaxing day tomorrow. They were definitely right about the weather, the wind really picked up tonight and at one point almost blew Bec off her feet - wasn't a good night to wear a ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews Blue Moon Resort for Gay Men Las Vegas
My partner and I stayed for a couple of nights in late October last year and had a great time. We met some terrific guys, including the owners! There was no doubt that we would make a return visit - we're not gamblers, but sure enjoy all that the Blue Moon has to offer.
Other reviewers were a bit harsh. This is, indeed, a very nice place to stay. The only reason for the 4 stars instead of 5 is that it is a little out of the way, but no place is perfect. If you are in the mood for a nice hotel room with plenty of things do while on the premises, then this is the place for you. The pool/hot tub area is pretty, clean and relaxing. Also, the steam room is at an almost perfect temperature. It could be a tad hotter, but then some people could not stay in for very long if it were hotter, so just about everyone should be please with the steam room which, by the way, is very large and accommodating. The video room on the second floor next to the elevator is open on a 24 hour basis and offers something for just about everyone from the exibitionist to the voyeur. I've seen both when I was there. Luckily for me, my room just happen to be on the second floor and I passed by this open video room (no door) and there was someone in there just about everytime I looked in, whether it was afternoon, early evening or late at night. The employees at the front desk, as well as the owner himself, could not have been nicer or more helpful. They all went well out of their way to try and help you, whether it was with directions or places to go and things to do and no matter how many questions you had, no one ever gave the impression that you were bothering them. There is also a plethora of magazines and reading material in the lobby to help you find just about anything you are looking for. The coffee and sandwiches from the little cafe are great and it is right at the pool, so you can enjoy morning coffee and newspaper while sitting out by the pool. The rooms were always very clean and well kept and the bath rooms have tub and shower. The beds are the most comfortable that I have ever slept in while staying at any hotel and they do all have comforters. The other guest during my stay there were all very pleasant and friendly for the most part. If you enjoy seeing nudity then I think you should not be disappointed. During my 3 day stay there, seeing naked boys and men was a daily (or nightly) thing. If you are interested in looking, I can assure you that there are some there that are interested in showing. The guy, Kevin, who you can get to drive you around for a small fee, is a very nice and personable guy and very friendly. I guess that what I am trying to get across is that I found very little wrong with this hotel. It is a great place to stay, if this type of hotel is what you are looking for. The only small drawback, as I have previously mentioned, is the location, which is about 5 or 6 long blocks to the strip. But if casinos and inexpensive meals are your thing, don't forget that this hotel is only a few minutes walk to the Palace Station, right across the interstate. I went there everyday for a little gambling and good food. It is a very large hotel and casino, so you don't necessarily have to go to the strip to get that kind of action. The Palace Station is literally a few minutes (5 or 6) walk away. I would very much like to own a gay hotel like that here in Fort Lauderdale, right on the beach or a block or two from it, but unfortunately, I don't happen to have the 4 or 5 million dollars that it would cost, so, until then, I will continue to patronize the Blue Moon Las Vegas Resort. It's really is a fun place to stay and very comfortable and accommodating. What more can you say!!
One word of advice Get to know kevin..he is your only link to the outside world here. the hotel is.far from the strip and and night clubs i do mean far dont try walking unless your marathon trained ,have water, I.D. and let you mom know you have set out walking
Maybe you are wondering, like I was before my stay, why some people loved this place and others were on the opposite end of the spectrum.
Well where do I start ..... after staying on the strip and downtown in various dingy unhelpful casino hotels and being forced to tip everyone for any question asked regardless for what ever it was then finding the BLUE MOON RESORT it was a god sent the only bad thing was we moved here for the last 4 days of our trip instead of it all. The place is FANTASTIC and all the staff are wonderful helpful and are willing to do anything they can to make your stay pleasent. But granted it is away from the strip it is only a very short trip to there (and Kevin is such a character it is worth it, have 1 beer less it is all it will cost you to get there if that is what you are after) The BLUE MOON RESORT has an amazing hot tub / spa swimming pool and a great steam room as well as a video lounge as well, as mentioned in a previous review as it being a 24 hour cruise club....... WHAT A LOAD OF CRAP it is what ever you make of it i came here to relax and get out of the casino status and have a great time, and met some wonderful people and had a awesome time some of the other ammenties the place has to offer and is a great thing as well is a coffee shop free internet access, and it also has FREE wireless internet for all of us computer nerds..... Great house keeping ......lol they dont knock on the door at 8-30 am ........ everything you need is right here and if it isnt ... by that off chance the staff here will glady make what ever you need possible .So in brief : The Blue Moon Resort is the one and only place I will consider to stay in Las Vegas This place should be the first place on your list when making your plans to Vegas for your stay I loved it and I am SURE you will too I will be back here on my next visit to Vegas Keep up the GREAT work guys See you guys in Melbourne some time CHEERS ! and take care guysDave
With all the great Hotels in LV, why stay here?Management needs to learn from some of the Great Guest houses in Ft. Lauderdale. ie. The Flamingo Inn amongst the Flowers. While they're friendly here, thats where it ends. Zero Class, Zero Style, Lousy Soap, Shampoo, Towels, and use is sparingly, because you don't get any refills. While Clean, the rooms are "crummy motel". Bathrooms are basic ugly. The rates are twice what they're worth, and I'd gladly pay double that for a little style.
Plan ahead and stay on the strip! This place looked like a refurbished Motel.
...and if you don't have a car, then you're definitely screwed. This place is no where near the strip and to walk to it, one has to walk through the worst neighborhoods in Vegas.
Unless you're not in Vegas for the fun of it - and want to stay at a 24hr bath-house-like hotel...then this place is up your alley!
Just got back a few weeks ago from Vegas. I has the absolute pleasure in staying at the Blue Moon resort, where the owners, (Mike and John) were always visible,and made me feel very much papered and at home. The place is like magic, you meet all kinds of people, and make friends. I certainly made some new ones. The rooms show the hard work the owners put into the resort. Extremely clean, could not find any dirt anywhere, and believe me, I am a clean freak! When I checked in, it was around midnight, as my flight was late. The room was prepped, nice lighting to greet me, ac was on, and radio playing music (unlike some resorts, where you have to find the light switch, turn on the air, etc...) Modern bathroom in the rooms, nice fixtures, bed was very comfortable, a killer hot tub (very strong jets, the way a hot tub should be!) and a very large steam room with built in showers, stuck away in one corner of the steam room. The steam temperature was also perfect. Not too hot, and not too cold. The pool is kept heated, so when you come back for the night, you can strip off your clothes, and take a nice dip! There is a large screen video room also on the second floor, where you can watch with others flicks to put you in the mood. All I can say is that I am coming back soon, as I really had a nice time. No need to stay on the strip, there is a private shuttle service to take you anywhere in the city for a nominal fee of $5.
I stayed 10 nights and found the Blue Moon a great place to stay. My suite faced the pool and the view was awesome! The room was very clean, large and comfortable. The deluxe rooms were also superior to most gay resorts. They were just as nice as any regular casino rooms on the strip. Forget walking to the Strip from the resort. It's a long, long boring walk so plan on using the car or taxi. The resort has a good shuttle service for $5 a person. Great service. Blue Moon caters to all ages so there is a great mix at the pool. You'll feel comfortable walking naked around the pool as many clients did. The pool area is large and excellent. The outside jacuzzi in the grotto is very popular and a good place to meet people. The pool area is open 24 hours. The steam room is enormous, very clean and modern. The small coffee shop offers great deserts and sandwiches but is only open from 7am to 4pm.
Blue Moon is an awsome place to stay
Loved the blue moon, the rooms were extremely comfortable, tastefully done the entire hotel was clean and comfortable. The entire staff was very friendly and would make it a point to talk to the each guest. The Blue Moon is an outstanding place to stay for the gay travelers. The hotel seemed to be designed for the gay businessmen or for the romantic get away and everything in between.