My experience with Microtel is that most are new'ish properties and most do a decent job of maintaining the properties. They are all very competitively priced. Most properties offer a breakfast that suffers in comparison to HIE or Hampton, but again...you're paying $20-30 less for a "somewhat comparable" room, in most cases. This site was no different.
We walked in, no reservation. Took a Queen suite at $80. The room was clean and the AC worked well, no mysterious smells or stains. The carpet was ripped in the entry hall. The room had a sofa-bed, but we didn't open it. We didn't try the breakfast, but we did get a 10% discount at O'Charleys for showing our room key (nice surprise!).
It was a pleasant one nighter on the side of the interstate. No surprises.
Checkout was PAINFULLY slow. I was told that their computer system ran from the Wyndham mainframe and that if the Wyndham system was experiencing heavy check-ins or check-outs, everything grinds to a halt. In this day and age of free high-speed internet at McD's....seems like Wyndham could improve on this system! We waited for several minutes and finally decided to have our folio emailed instead.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- This Quality Inn and Suites Bristol is a quality discount hotel in Bristol, Virginia near the Bristol Motor Speedway and Dragway, King and Virginia Intermont Colleges, the Tri Cities Regional Airport and the Virginia Highlands Airport. The Microtel Inn and Suites Bristol is conveniently located off I-81 at Exit 7 adjacent to the Perkins Family Restaurant. The Bristol Motor Speedway and Dragway is only twelve miles away and King College, Virginia Intermont College, Virginia Highlands Airport and area businesses are all within five miles of this hotel. If you are hungry, you will find IHOP, O'Charleys, Outback Steakhouse, Cracker Barrel and many other restaurants nearby. All rooms and suites feature queen sized beds, a well lit work desk, cable TV, AM and FM alarm clock radio as well as a cozy bay window seat. Suites feature a microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker and sofa bed. Our ADA approved rooms include a fully accessible bathroom and a roll in shower. Coming soon we will be upgrading our bedding to include a plush pillow top or thick mattress topper, cozy down like comforter, higher thread count linens and extra pillows. Our hotel staff is ready to lend assistance, offer information, directions and help you feel at home. Always count on us for a friendly welcome. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Microtel Inn And Suites Bristol Hotel Bristol
- Microtel Bristol
- Bristol Microtel