Microtel Inn & Suites Hotel Opens in St. Robert, MO

ATLANTA (Aug. 20, 2002) – Harris Land Development LLC has recently opened Missouri's newest Microtel Inns & Suites hotel at 562 Old Route 66, St. Robert, MO. Microtel Inns & Suites is the all newly-constructed, budget hotel chain with more than 250 locations worldwide.

We are excited to continue Microtel's expansion throughout Missouri. The brand provides value and quality, and is the traveler's alternative to higher priced, full-service properties, said Jon Leven, vice president of marketing for Microtel. Atlanta-based U.S. Franchise Systems, Inc. is the parent company of the franchisors of the Microtel hotel chain.

The three-story, 66-room Microtel Inn & Suites hotel in St. Robert offers single, double and suite accommodations, all with queen beds. Amenities include expanded cable television with CNN, ESPN and HBO, voicemail, daily complimentary breakfast buffet, meeting room, game room and fitness room.

There's a real need in the St. Robert market for a new budget hotel, said Mary Ann Brinkley, general manager of the new property, and with its comfort, safety and value, Microtel is ideal for both business and leisure travelers. There are currently Microtel hotels located in Blue Springs, Joplin, Kansas City, Springfield, St. Louis/Arnold, and Ste. Genevieve, MO.