A pop-up hotel room, a robot stuck in the '60s -- for $50K a night

July 31, 2013 at 12:26 PM
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DENVER, July 31 (UPI) -- An inflatable hotel room in Denver costing $50,000 a night comes with groovy extras such as bell-bottoms and being greeted by Sonny and Cher impersonators.

Suspended 22 feet in the air, the "hotel rehearsal" as the room is called, features a bed, couch and bathroom with a shower, sink and toilet, KMGH-TV, Denver, reported Wednesday.

The room, an architectural art installation by artist Alex Schweder, was created as part of the Biennial of Americas and will float about downtown Denver through Aug. 23.

The room's extras, created by Denver's Curtis Hotel to hype its temporary "Stargazer Floor," is called the "Lloyd in the Sky with Diamonds" -- Lloyd is a robot -- and include:

-- One weekend night in "the hotel rehearsal" room.

-- Being greeted at the floating room by Sonny and Cher impersonators.

-- In-room amenities such as scarves and bell bottoms, circa 1960s.

-- Tiffany diamond pendant and earring set.

-- Swarovski binoculars.

-- An IPad Mini with the StarGazer app.

-- Two iPod Nanos loaded with Lloyd's favorite tunes from the decade of peace and love.

-- A party for 100 friends at Lloyd's Studio 54 lounge with food, drinks and a hookah bar.

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