Whiskey Pete & # 39; s Hotel and Casino is one of three major hotels / casinos in Primm, Nevada. Primm is a border community in California, forty miles southwest of Las Vegas on Interstate-15. It is the closest gambling destination to Nevada for most residents of southern California.
Whiskey Pete & # 39; s Hotel and Casino opened in 1977. It has a mining town theme from the 1800s with 777 rooms and two castle towers. Whiskey Pete & # 39; s offers luxury rooms, mini-suites and suites with jacuzzi. All rooms have amenities such as hairdryers, ironing boards, high speed and wireless internet available, and in-room movies available. Basic rooms typically cost around $ 20 weekdays and $ 50 weekends, depending on the season. The hotel is rated two stars. The hotel is generally the most affordable of the three large hotels in Primm.
The deluxe rooms at the hotel measure approximately 310 square feet and can be requested with one king bed or two queen beds. The mini suites have two personal oval tubs with space jets and over 600 square feet of space. The jacuzzi suites have oversized bathrooms and are 725 square feet. The property also has over 36,000 square feet of casino space with slot machines, keno, table games, and a running and sports book. There are also several dining options, including the Silver Spur Steakhouse, a showroom with flagship entertainment, and a large outdoor pool with a waterslide.
The name Whiskey Pete comes from the original Western owner of the Primm region, Pete MacIntyre. During the 1920s, in addition to his convenience store, Pete MacIntyre also underwent a smuggling operation. Thus, he became known as "Whiskey Pete" and is a popular figure in the history of Primm. The hotel is a great choice for families on a budget.