Kentucky’s 21c Museum Hotel has collaborated with the city of Lexington’s tourism group, VisitLEX, and creative organization CORNETT to make a hotel room roused by the famous Netflix series “The Queen’s Gambit.”
The Harmon Room – named after the series’ main character, Beth Harmon – is planned in a similar 1960s style featured in the show, total with custom-made chess-themed wallpaper and vintage furnishings.
The room likewise has a locally made chess set in the room, which can be bought, and a complimentary “Lex Liquors” tote bag, which is seen on “The Queen’s Gambit.”
The centerpiece of the room is a huge overhead chess set installed over the bed, which is “an artistic recreation of Beth Harmon’s drug-induced hallucinations,” the VisitLEX website says.
“The Queen’s Gambit,” in light of the 1983 novel of a similar name by Walter Tevis, generally happens in Lexington, which is the reason VisitLex, 21c Museum Hotel and CORNETT decided to design The Harmon Room.
“The Queen’s Gambit put a spotlight on Lexington and piqued people’s interest in our community at a time when we could really use a boost,” Gathan Borden, VisitLEX’s vice president of marketing, said in a statement. “The Harmon Room and all of the activities we have planned around it are our way of rolling out the red carpet for visitors and another fun example of the way we use creativity to market our incredible city.”
Beside the exceptionally designed room, VisitLEX likewise released a guide explicitly for fans of “The Queen’s Gambit,” which incorporates the Ben Snyder Department Store, Bradley’s Pharmacy and Corner Store and the Henry Clay High School – which are featured locations in the show.
Fans who want to book the Harmon Room need to call 21c Museum Hotel Lexington, however the room is just accessible temporarily, as indicated by the site.