The name "Hooker Inn Express" is a parody of Holiday Inn Express, implying itself to be the place where clients and hookers can have sex. The name may also be a taken on the phrase hook her in.
Although the building is the same in GTA Vice City Stories, the hotel has been renamed the Beachcomber Hotel, and the building features different textures. Changes include pillars on the central driveway into the building, a more detailed pool complete with an outdoor bar and pink neon lighting. Also in the game, this is the place where Phil Cassidy recruits some assistants in Truck Stop.
GTA Vice City
GTA Vice City Stories