This Creepy Clown Motel Outside Las Vegas Is Now for Sale

Get ready to never sleep again.

The front entrance of the Clown Motel in Tonopah Nevada
Photo: Ken Howard / Alamy Stock Photo

Welcome to the hotel of your dreams. Or nightmares.

The iconic Clown Motel, in Tonopah between Las Vegas and Reno, has been a fixture in Nevada for 20 years, attracting clown lovers and thrill seekers alike.

The otherwise unassuming motel is not only home to thousands of vintage clown tchotchkes, but it’s also located next to the city’s oldest cemetery.

And great news! It’s for sale.

Owner Bob Perchetti is well aware that clowns may not be to everyone’s taste, but he’s used to them. The large collection of clowns came from a late business partner.

“He had a house full of clowns, and he decided to bring the clowns up and put them to work,” Perchetti told CBS Las Vegas.

The entire motel is lined with dolls, photos, paintings, figurines, wall hangings — and pretty much any other kind of clown knick-knack you can think of in your wildest night terrors.

According to CBS, visiting high school sports teams have placed towels over the clowns to avoid nightmares. “As you know, it's also called the scariest motel in the U.S.,” Perchetti said. No kidding.

Perchetti plans to retire and sell the property for $900,000. But that price tag comes with a catch. If you buy the motel, you have to keep the clowns.

“Oh, I'm going to miss the clowns. I'm going to come back. I'm going to come back and visit my clowns," Perchetti said to CBS.

Just under a million dollars seems like a drop in the bucket compared to owning the world’s creepiest motel.

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