December 04, 2007 // Franchising.com // A 57-room Microtel Inn & Suites hotel has opened at 15 Lawless Road in Morgantown, WV. The new hotel is located in the heart of the city off I-79 at exit 152, 10 minutes from the University of West Virginia and close by to several hospitals, the busy high-tech corridor along I-79, and numerous recreational trails. The hotel is owned by Wilfong Hospitality, LLC of Morgantown and managed by SKY Hospitality, LLC of Palm Harbor, FL.
Microtel Inns & Suites is the award-winning chain of all new-construction economy/limited service hotels. This is the fifth Microtel hotel that has opened in West Virginia in the past 15 months. An additional Microtel will break ground in Princeton, WV before the end of the year.
"Morgantown is the highest growth market in West Virginia, and Microtel is a natural fit for business and leisure travelers looking for quality, clean and safe hotel rooms at an affordable price," said Gary Wilfong, a longtime resident of Morgantown and owner of the new hotel. "We look forward to developing additional Microtel hotels around the state."
Said Roy E. Flora, Chief Operating Officer for Atlanta-based US Franchise Systems Inc., franchisor of the Microtel hotel brand, "Gary is a successful area real estate developer and we know that his Microtel will provide quality, value and much-needed lodging to the fast growing city of Morgantown."
The four-story Microtel Inn & Suites in Morgantown offers single, double and suite accommodations. Amenities include free local and free long distance phone calls anywhere within the continental U.S., free wireless high speed Internet (WIFI) access in all guestrooms, TV with expanded cable, and complimentary continental daily breakfast and 24-hour coffee service. Most rooms provide a microwave, refrigerator and coffeemaker. The new hotel also features Microtel's stylish new bedding known as Dream Well™.
For the sixth consecutive year, Microtel has been ranked highest in overall guest satisfaction among economy/limited service hotel chains in the J.D. Power and Associates 2007 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index StudySM. Microtel is the only economy hotel brand to have received this recognition six successive times. There are currently 319 Microtel hotels open and under construction worldwide. Microtel hotels are located in 45 states in the U.S. and in international locations including Argentina, Canada, Mexico and The Philippines. Microtel is a sponsor of The Society for Accessible Travel & Hospitality (SATH) and is known as the preferred hotel chain for travelers with disabilities.
For hotel reservations, visit http://www.microtelinn.com or http://espanol.microtelinn.com, or contact 1-800-771-7171, TDD 1-800-824-2082, or 1-888-304-6835 (Spanish speaking). Members of the MicroPass™ frequent guest program earn a one night free hotel stay after nine night stays at any location. All Microtel hotels are independently owned and operated.
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