What happens in Las Vegas, stays in Las Vegas, as the trademarked saying goes. And for the gay male traveler, what happens at the Blue Moon Resort in Las Vegas, stays at the Blue Moon Resort in Las Vegas.
The gay resort is located off the beaten path in Sin City in an industrial park located between Interstate 15 and the railroad tracks. It is a popular getaway hotel for gay men from San Diego, Palm Springs, Long Beach, Los Angeles and all parts of the world who come to Las Vegas for business or pleasure.
The hotel gets high ratings on TripAdvisor, earning four out of five stars, and affable owner John Hessling has collected the Certificate of Excellence in 2011, 2012 and 2013. He is the Sam Malone of hotel owners, cheerfully greeting repeat customers by their first names and making sure the daily operations are running smoothly.