Motel 6 Network Opens 63 Locations in 2012

February 13, 2013 // // Dallas, Texas – G6 Hospitality, one of the nation’s largest owner/operators of economy lodging, under the Motel 6 and Studio 6 brands, announces the opening of 63 locations in 2012, all under franchise contracts. The latest openings include 57 Motel 6 and six Studio 6 properties, with a room count of more than 5,100.

“We opened a record number of franchises in 2012 – a perfect way to celebrate the Motel 6 brand’s 50th anniversary and to kick off our new ownership by The Blackstone Group,” said Jim Amorosia, CEO of G6 Hospitality. “We will continue the aggressive growth of Motel 6 and Studio 6 in 2013 with 100 projected openings, thanks to the brands’ proven track record of success and results.”

The 2012 additions cover 25 U.S. states and one Canadian province. Franchise locations account for approximately 50 percent of the Motel 6/Studio 6 network.

The openings include:

Bentonville, AR
Payson, AZ
Ft. Bragg, CA
Marysville, CA
Manteca, CA
Willows, CA*
Manchester, CT*
Tampa, FL
Miami, FL
Pooler, GA
Conyers, GA
Waterloo, IA
Indianapolis, IN
Richmond, IN
Overland Park, KS
Harvey, LA
Kinder, LA
Baltimore, MD
Auburn, MI
Kansas City, MO
Charlotte, NC
Hickory, NC
High Point, NC
Kannapolis, NC
Durham, NC
Omaha, NE
York, NE
Omaha, NE
Santa Fe, NM
Wapakoneta, OH
Tulsa, OK
Elk City, OK
Clackamas, OR
Pittsburgh, PA
Rock Hill, SC
St. George, SC
Manchester, TN
Gatlinburg, TN
Kodak, TN
Hutchins, TX
Woodway, TX
Tyler, TX
Bay City, TX
North Richland Hills, TX
Ft. Worth, TX
McAllen, TX
Stephenville, TX
Shamrock, TX
Cleveland, TX
Mount Pleasant, TX
Grand Prairie, TX
Houston, TX
Wichita Falls, TX
San Antonio, TX*
Orange, TX*
Mission, TX
Boerne, TX
Winchester, VA
Lexington, VA
Chesapeake, VA*
Pasco, WA
Swift Current, SK, Canada
Moosomin, SK, Canada
*Studio 6 Locations

About Motel 6

Motel 6 offers the lowest price of any national chain at more than 1,100 company-owned and franchised locations throughout the United States and Canada. For 26 years, Motel 6 has used the tagline, “We’ll leave the light on for you®,” earning the chain the highest brand recognition in the economy lodging segment. Motel 6 was the first national pet friendly chain, welcoming pets since 1962. Standard amenities include free local phone calls, Wi-Fi Internet access, no long distance access charges, free morning coffee and expanded cable channel line-up. Most locations offer swimming pools and guest laundry facilities. For more information, visit


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