- Regions: US and America.
- GameCube Lodgenet hotel service launched on June 26th 2003.
- Rarity: Uncommon
- Black cable, RJ-11 plug
- Internals variations: Hori T3
Full body black controller with a RJ-11 plug. It features extra buttons on the front on the controller to navigate the menus over a grey plastic sheet with a white “LodgeNet’ logo. There is also an engraved “Nintendo” logo over the main stick. It has rubber pads on the back side of the controller, with screw hole plugs to prevent tampering by customers.
- This is a GameCube controller clone entirely made by Hori. It also uses T3 stickboxes.
- LodgeNet boasted to serve more than 875,000 rooms in more than 5000 hotels with Nintendo games.
- Here are nice articles talking about the deal with Nintendo: https://www.hospitalitynet.org/news/4016305.html – https://snescentral.com/article.php?id=1019
- “Pricing was usually $6.95 plus tax for 1 hour of video games. After 1 hour, the game would immediately stop and prompt the user to purchase more play time.” Source
- There was also a LodgeNet controller stand, as seen in the main picture.
- On the back of the controller, you could read “Controller is not compatible with any home game system. If removed, a $29.95 service charge will be added to your room bill.”