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Old Dec 11, 12, 2:56 pm
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kcaluwae
 
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Originally Posted by jrsinpdx View Post
IMHO, this is a niche that Best Western fills very well. I have had some great stays at BW's; near Bryce & Zion in particular.
Originally Posted by TimF1975 View Post
There are no major chains near many of the National Parks. My guess is that they don't think it's a profitable place to put a hotel. I visit NPs frequently and camp or stay in one of the lodges.
It depends on what you call major chains. If you're looking at Hilton/Marriott/IC Hotels as majors chains that's true. If you however look at the lower luxury end I find many BW's (as jrsinpdx already mentioned) as well as Choice hotels (quality inn, comfort inn, ..) near these NP's.
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