The ruling is disturbing for a number of reasons, such as:
Firstly, the judge indicates that the concept of the law being discovered, a fundamental principle of common law, is alien to our current regime. Now the law is whatever the latest legislation says it is. This should make people like Summerskill pause for thought. Do they not recall the past, when this very same argument could have been used to throw them in jail? Would they humbly accept condemnation if the dial swung back? Or would they, then and only then, rediscover the concept of the law being subject to justice and not the whim of the current ruling class? Let Ben Summerskill follow his own argument to another country where homosexuality is still a crime. Are we to assume that Ben will lionise the law in that circumstance too?
Secondly, it shows, yet again, that the concept of private property has been virtually destroyed. The idea that it is their hotel, and they can let whoever they want stay, and turn away whoever they want, has gone.
UPDATE: Sean Gabb says it better than me, in this press release from the Libertarian Alliance