In business since 1974, Super 8 Motels Inc. claims the distinction of being the world's largest franchised economy lodging chain.
Services and amenities vary with each franchise. Generally, guests at Super 8 Motels can expect 24-hour front-desk service, free local phone calls, fax and copy services, free high-speed Internet, cable or satellite TV, access to a safe-deposit box, complimentary morning tea and coffee, and complimentary breakfast. Children younger than 17 stay free in the same room with an adult family member. Smoke-free and handicapped-accessible rooms are usually in the mix.
Through its parent company Cendant, Super 8 participates in the Wyndham Rewards loyalty program, which allows members to redeem points for free hotel stays, airline miles and gift cards. Other participating hotels include Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, Wyndham Grand Collection, Wyndham Garden, Wingate, Howard Johnson, Days Inn, Knights Inn, Ramada, Hawthorn Suites, Baymont Inns & Suites, Travelodge and Microtel. Visit Super 8's website »