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Colfax, IA, United States, 2007/07/02 - A new Microtel Inn & Suites hotel has opened at 11000 Federal Ave. in Colfax, Iowa, off Interstate 80 at exit 155.
The hotel – owned and operated by Shekar Properties, LLC of Johnston, Iowa – is 10 miles from Altoona’s Adventureland Amusement Park and Prairie Meadows Casino, and nearby the new Iowa Speedways Racetrack in Newton.
The newly constructed two-story hotel has 38 single, double and suite accommodations. Amenities include free local and free long distance phone calls anywhere within the continental U.S.; free high speed wireless Internet access in all guestrooms; expanded cable television with CNN, Showtime and ESPN, and complimentary daily continental breakfast. Jacuzzi suites are available.
“We are proud to open the area’s newest hotel and look forward to welcoming leisure and business guests alike,” said Chandra Shekar, owner of the hotel with his wife, Asha. “This is a great market for a new economy hotel with quality accommodations at reasonable rates.” This is the fifth Microtel hotel to open in the State of Iowa, with hotels also open in Ames, Clear Lake, Des Moines/Urbandale and Marion. There are currently 304 Microtel Inn & Suites hotels open or under construction worldwide.
The Colfax hotel also offers the stylish new Microtel bedding known as “Dream Well,” which includes a plush pillow-top mattress or topper and fitted bed skirt, high quality 200-thread count white and khaki-piped linens with triple sheeting, down-like blanket, decorative top sheet, bed scarf and pillows.
Microtel is the first economy/budget hotel brand to offer guests free local and long distance phone calls within the continental U.S., plus free wireless high speed Internet access in all guestrooms nationwide. All Microtel hotels offer complimentary continental breakfast. For an unprecedented fifth consecutive year, Microtel has been ranked highest in guest satisfaction among economy/budget hotel chains in the J.D. Power and Associates 2006 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index StudySM.
For hotel reservations, visit microtelinn.com or espanol.microtelinn.com, or contact 1-800-771-7171, TDD 1-800-824-2082, or 1-888-304-6835 (Spanish speaking). To reach the Colfax, IA Microtel directly, call 515-674-0600. All Microtel hotels are independently owned and operated.