The Mescalero Apache Tribe is reopening Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort & Casino on Monday, Aug. 31 at 8 a.m.
Enhanced safety measures are in place including physical distancing, rigorous cleaning and sanitization guidelines as well as mandatory face-covering protocols, no smoking throughout the building and temperature checks upon entry to protect the health and safety of all patrons and team members. The casino floor will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 4 a.m. with nightly closures from 4 a.m. to 8 a.m. for deep cleaning. Inn of the Mountain Gods table games (excluding poker) will be open Sunday–Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. and Friday– Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 a.m beginning Sept. 1. There will also be a designated patio area next to the casino for outdoor dining.
Hours of operation for on-property entities are as follows:
- Sportsbook at the Inn: Thursday–Monday, noon to 8 p.m. with kiosk sports betting available during all operating hours.
- The Little Arbor snack bar: Sunday–Thursday, 11 a.m. to 2 a.m., Friday–Saturday 11 a.m. to 4 a.m. with an extended menu, carry out only.
- The Stronghold: Sunday–Thursday, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday–Saturday 7 a.m. to midnight.
Outdoor recreational activities and amenities including boating, fishing, golf and zip lining will operate by advanced reservation only with limits to parties of the same group. The Inn of the Mountain Gods Championship Golf Course will be open Wednesday–Sunday and zip lining and boating will be available Friday–Sunday.
The hotel, Spa at the Inn, Topgolf Swing Suite, Wendell’s Steak and Seafood, Broken Arrow Tap House, Apache Tee and Gathering of Nations Buffet will remain closed until further notice. Updated information on hours of availability and restrictions can be found at innofthemountaingods.com.
“The health and safety of our guests and team members has always been and remains as our highest priority,” said Frizzell Frizzell Jr., Chief Operating Officer at Inn of the Mountain Gods. “Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Tribal nations have set an example for sound, future-oriented policy as sovereign nations. Sovereignty allows Tribes to make necessary decisions to protect their citizens as they know best what their people need. Our tribal leadership has worked tirelessly to ensure that every decision is made with the needs of the Mescalero Apache Tribe in mind, while also following the guidance of leading health and government officials and recommendations by the CDC.”
For more information or to see the latest updates on Inn of the Mountain Gods visit www.innofthemountaingods.com or call 1-800-545-9011.