Built in 1964 and operated as the Lotus Inn Motel until 1985. Becomes Thunderbird Hotel and is purchased by Bob Stupak. Later renamed Aruba Hotel and then Thunderbird Boutique Hotel.
Sambo's restaurants met its corporate demise in the early 1980s. The restaurant's name and the racially derogative images that decorated the restaurant's interiors contributed to the chain's demise.
Thunderbird Hotel associated with: Bob Stupak.
Proposed resort casino on the land: Titanic.
Located on a National Scenic Byway (2009) and a Nevada Scenic Byway (2001).
Located at 1215 South Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas, Nevada.