Geronemo Startown

Geronemo is the startown that has grown up around Yori's primary starport Geronemo Field. The population is 564,000. Most of the city is housing and facilities for the starport's personel, but the city center (called Stanley Village) holds an assortment of hotels, bars, and some shops.


Index
Hotels
Geronemo Center Hotel
A glitzy middle class hotel with delusions of grandeur. This hotel tries to appeal to flashy young playboy nobles, but many of its customers are those to whom wealth has come only recently. Cr50-Cr1000 per day.
Golden Sands Hotel
A glitzy middle class hotel with delusions of grandeur. This hotel tries to appeal to flashy young playboy nobles, but many of its customers are those to whom wealth has come only recently. Cr50-Cr1000 per day.
Imperial Travel Lodge
A middle class hotel, part of a chain operated by Tukera Lines. Plain but predictable. Cr35-75 per day.
Quiet Night Hotel
Cheap and chearful hotel. Cr20-Cr35 per day.
Stanley Arms Hotel
Small privately owned hotel. Simple facilities only suggest a low class hotel but the extreme pride and efficiency of the staff make it popular with middle class patrons. Cr25-Cr50 per day.
The Bay Hotel
Centrally located hotel near the monorail station. Facilities include a high tech entertainment center on the ground floor that is popular with locals and tourists alike. Cr35-Cr100 per day.
The Green Tree Inn
A basic middle class inn operated by Omnilodge. As ubiquitous in the Spinward Marches as scout couriers. Cr50-Cr100 per day. ++++
The Lindam Estate
An upper class hotel, conservative and descrete. Understated quality. Cr250-Cr1000 per day.
The Odyssey Hotel
Formerly a middle or even upper class hotel, the Odyssey has seen better days. Lacking many standard facilites this half empty hotel's patrons are a mix of eccentric locals and rif-raf. Cr10-Cr50 per day.
Banks
Advantage
Small branch of a planetary bank. The Advantage Bank specialises in the business traveller. Credit is easier to obtain than from other local banks but late payment penalties are very stiff. All the larger hotels and businesses accept Advantage payment cards.
Trust Bank
Small branch of a planetary bank. The Trust Bank is a popular bank offering good rates. Most of the larger and medium-sized hotels and businesses accept Trust Bank payment cards. Many smaller businesses, too.
Bars/Restaurants/Clubs
Astroburger
The most ubiquitous sight of any Imperial startown, specialising in take away/eat in fast food (reconstituted protein burgers).
  August Moon
An upmarket oriental-style cafe.
  Bar One
A brightly lit and upbeat bar.
  Carmel's
An upmarket restaurant run by a husband and wife team who moved here from Regina. Joseph Carmel is an excellent gourmet chef, whilst Eideth Carmel is a competant business manager.
  Chi
A fancy restaurant run by the over-the-top flamboyant character known to all simply as Maurice.
  Cubby's
A downmarket but friendly sports bar/cafe.
  Mai Lin's Pie Shoppe
Cheap cafe and take away fast food, specialising in factory made pies and pastries.
  Tamara
Upmarket and descrete restaurant.
  The Bell
A gentleman's club (open to any race and gender). To become a member one must have SOC 9+ and be sponsored by an existing member.
  The Dragon
A very exclusive restaurant. Superior food for powerful business types. Unsubstantiated rumours of connections to organised crime. Security personnel for the restaurant are frequently charged with weapons violations.
  The Happy Frier
A ubiquitous take away fast food outlet specialising in deep fried foods (fish and chips, battered chicken, deep fried candy bars, etc).
  The Rat Barrel
A small take away fast food outlet specialising in burgers and other meat products made from farmed rodents. Also dispenses beer.
  The Rib Shack
A tiny, yet popular, one-man take away fast food outlet. Specialising in BBQ spare ribs and chips. Open all night.
  The Shades
Every startown has a spacer's bar ... cheap booze, cheap decor, poorly lit ... a dive where shady deals are made. Geronemo has two, this one tends to attract merchants.
  The Shamblin Bar
Every startown has a spacer's bar ... cheap booze, cheap decor, poorly lit ... a dive where shady deals are made. Geronemo has two, this one tends to attract mercenaries.
Shops
Array
A common electronics shop ... personal communicators, small bathroom and domestic appliances, computers.
Comm Shack
A common electronics shop ... personal communicators, electronics tool kits, and toys.
  Con Ten
Budget clothes shop that tries to be trendy. Most of the clientel are teenagers and twenty-somethings.
  Dibbler's Seconds
... second hand shop / pawn shop
D'Oh
A cake and sweet pastry shop, specialising in a wide variety of donuts.
  Donkey
A trendy clothing shop. Merchandise is generally of susperior quality ... and sport a small donkey logo.
Fab
A trendy clothes shop targeting the youth market (teenagers and twenty-somethings).
Freeman's
Department store specialising in General Products merchandise.
  Ground Up
... shoe shop
House Of Coal
A trendy youth-orientated A/V media shop. Well stocked with the latest music tiles. Also has exclusive local distribution rights to several major offworld video titles (including "Pirates of the Blood Asteroids").
  Max'd Out
... shoe shop
  Milarkey
... shoe shop
  Monks Fudge
... confectionry shop
  Naval
... novelty store
Net Effect
A youth-orientated A/V media shop. Well stocked with the latest music tiles. Net Effect defines itself as a cool alternative to House Of Coal's overt trendyism.
  Rebore
... gun shop
ReID
An electronics shop exclusively for ReID brand goods ... personal communicators, computers, A/V tile players, personal music tile players, etc. ("ReID" is the local retail name for Naasirka's consumer electronics range.) ReID can be pronounced as "Re-ID" or "Reed".
  Skirt Boy
... trendy clothes shop
  Tetley's
... pharmacy shop
Vice City
An engineering and mechanical tool shop. Tools, tool kits, and sundry minor spare parts.
  Wellington's
... gun shop
Others
  Community Centre
... Yori state religion center
  Engineering Guild
  Harpoon
... Starship weaponry systems shop
  Hot Chocolate
... escort agency
  Starship Schticks
While most starship captains prefer to specify and oversee modifications to their ships themselves, some prefer a full-service solution. "Starship Schticks" fills this niche. Almost everything from a new paint job to an engine upgrade can be catered for.
  Yori Tourist Centre
This moderate sized facility provides general information, translation services, and legal aid, for tourists and business travellers. It can even direct visitors to an appropriate hotel.

 

   
   

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