NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (July, 2002) - The Econo Lodge at the Falls North recently opened here at 5919 Niagara Falls Blvd. The hotel, which formerly operated as the Scottish Inn, is owned and operated by 5919 Niagara Blvd., Inc.
A recent $1.5 million renovation rebuilt all rooms and added a second floor. The 70-unit Econo Lodge at the Falls North features rooms with one or two double or queen size beds, remote-controlled cable television with HBO, telephone with data port, hair dryer and alarm clock. Senior rooms feature brighter lighting, large button telephones and television remote controls, lever handles on doors and faucets; alarm clocks with large, easy-to-read numbers; coffee makers and grab bars in the bathrooms.
Jacuzzi suites also feature a king size bed, refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, iron, ironing board and hair dryer. Handicapped and non-smoking rooms are available.
The hotel features a heated pool, playground, game room, outdoor gazebo and courtyard. The hotel offers complimentary continental breakfast consisting of bagels, cereal, donuts, juice, milk, coffee and tea in addition to free local telephone calls.
All guests of Econo Lodge hotels receive a 100 percent guest satisfaction guarantee.
Room rates currently begin at $44.95. Children, ages 18 and under, stay for free when accompanied by an adult.
Discounts are available when booked in advance for seniors, American Automobile Association members, business travelers, government and military personnel and groups.
Econo Lodge hotels participate in EA$Y CHOICE, a frequent traveler promotion that offers guests free lodging or frequent flier miles from participating airlines.
The Econo Lodge at the Falls North is located off exit 22 of I-190. The hotel is two miles from Niagara Falls State Park and the Canadian Border and three miles from Casino Niagara. Niagara University is four miles from the hotel. Buffalo is ten miles away. Shopping and restaurants are nearby.
The Econo Lodge hotel brand is franchised by Choice Hotels International (NYSE: CHH), one of the world`s largest lodging franchisors. There currently are 730 Econo Lodge hotels open and 66 under development worldwide.
For reservations at any Econo Lodge hotel worldwide, contact Choice`s toll-free reservation service at (800)-4CHOICE or visit www.choicehotels.com on the Internet. Rooms at the Econo Lodge at the Falls North may also be booked by contacting the hotel directly at (716) 283-1100.
Choice franchises more than 5,000 hotels under the Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Clarion, Sleep Inn, Econo Lodge, Rodeway Inn and MainStay Suites brands in 46 countries. For more information on Choice, visit the company`s Internet site at www.choicehotels.com.