My husband and I and a few family members took a road trip from Florida to California a few summers ago and got to visit this beauty. We had heard about it on a show that aired on IFC called Rhett and Link. They made advertisements for anyone that hired them. The town of Tonopah hired them and the video was a masterpiece. :-) When we realized we were going to the Sacramento area we made sure we went though the part of Nevada that took us to Tonapah. I am SO GLAD we did!
The town was amazing. Everyone was friendly. The gentleman that owned the motel was very kind. He allowed us to take photos and we even sat on the couch in the lobby wile he put the big clown on the seat next to us. He was also helpful with town history information. Definitely check out the miners cemetery next door. Very cool and creepy.