The only downside is that they need to get a bigger crowd. Then the owner argued that Hot Couples always rented out the whole hotel, meaning its public areas — the bar and lobby where agents saw sex acts — were not public, even though Connecticut law holds that the hotel cannot close its doors to the public while its bar remains open. More arrests are expected, police said, including the club's owners, whom they declined to name. The shades were usually drawn. Larry Schubert said Monday.