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Are there any Choice Hotels that have restaurants and free breakfast?

Are there any Choice Hotels that have restaurants and free breakfast?

Old Jun 21, 18, 9:34 pm
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Are there any Choice Hotels that have restaurants and free breakfast?

How about room service? I don't expect them to bring up my free breakfast I was thinking about at night if I was hungry. Also are there any Choice Hotels that have "dinner" like how the Drury Inn does?
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Old Jun 23, 18, 11:38 am
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Originally Posted by yonikasz View Post
How about room service? I don't expect them to bring up my free breakfast I was thinking about at night if I was hungry. Also are there any Choice Hotels that have "dinner" like how the Drury Inn does?
Yes, there are Choice hotels with free breakfast and on site restaurants. You need to look at their Ascend Collection brand of hotels. Example: In the Buffalo NY area both Ascend Hotel properties have a restaurant on site with free breakfast:

Curtis Hotel:
https://www.choicehotels.com/new-yor...d-hotels/ny633

Salvatore's Garden Place Hotel:
https://www.choicehotels.com/new-yor...-hotels/ny587/
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Old Jun 24, 18, 8:53 pm
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Originally Posted by yonikasz View Post
How about room service? I don't expect them to bring up my free breakfast I was thinking about at night if I was hungry. Also are there any Choice Hotels that have "dinner" like how the Drury Inn does?
Yes, but it's all up to the individual hotel. So don't make any program-wide assumptions.

And don't assume that just because a hotel has a restaurant that it has room service outside of restaurant hours. Again, it's up to the individual hotel what the hours of any room service are, just as it's up to the hotel what the hours of any restaurant are.

Plus, many Choice properties in the US that don't have a restaurant have "room service" cards in the rooms, with the "room service" provided by a third party which uses a combination of offsite restaurants (but I've never used it, only glanced at it, and so I don't know what typical hour restrictions there might be). But again not all Choice properties have this.

There is no Choice brand that always has a restaurant AFAIK. A Clarion might, but it might only have a limited-hours "bistro" (think Courtyard but even more limited). Some Ascends do, but not all. And even a hotel that does have a restaurant (in any hotel program), it might be closed on the particular night (or morning!) that you're there. That's up to the hotel!

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Old Jun 24, 18, 8:58 pm
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The Atherton in State College always gives me a coupon for 1 free breakfast during my stay. They also have room service. The restaurant isn't anything special, but at least they have a restaurant.
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Old Jun 24, 18, 10:31 pm
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Yes, but it's all up to the individual hotel. So don't make any program-wide assumptions.

And don't assume that just because a hotel has a restaurant that it has room service outside of restaurant hours. Again, it's up to the individual hotel what the hours of any room service are, just as it's up to the hotel what the hours of any restaurant are.

Plus, many Choice properties in the US that don't have a restaurant have "room service" cards in the rooms, with the "room service" provided by a third party which uses a combination of offsite restaurants (but I've never used it, only glanced at it, and so I don't know what typical hour restrictions there might be). But again not all Choice properties have this.

There is no Choice brand that always has a restaurant AFAIK. A Clarion might, but it might only have a limited-hours "bistro" (think Courtyard but even more limited). Some Ascends do, but not all. And even a hotel that does have a restaurant (in any hotel program), it might be closed on the particular night (or morning!) that you're there. That's up to the hotel!
I know not every Clarion, or Quality etc has free breakfast, but will each hotel in each brand that does have free breakfast have the same food for breakfast?
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Old Jun 25, 18, 7:23 pm
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I know not every Clarion, or Quality etc has free breakfast, but will each hotel in each brand that does have free breakfast have the same food for breakfast?
I doubt it about Clarion.

At Quality, it's semi-standard, except just when I assumed that every Quality in the US has both skim milk and other (probably 2%) milk, I stayed at a Quality that only had 1 kind of milk (2% I think). (I only like skim milk with my cereal, so I was dismayed by this difference.)

And that brand standards only exist in the US. They can very in every other country. I was amazed to find hardboiled eggs at an EconoLodge in Canada, I never see that at EconoLodges in the US. In the US, you have to go to Comfort if you want hard-boiled eggs, none of the other brands have them consistently (and the non-hard-boiled eggs are almost universally powdered eggs at USA Choice hotels, if not at a true restaurant).

Since I hate powdered eggs, that's why I depend on the skim milk (for cereal I bring with me) at Quality (for one-night stays, anyway; on a multi-night stay, I can just buy the milk and keep it in the mini-fridge, which most Choice rooms have).
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Nordic Choice Clarion hotels have included (free) breakfast always and a restaurant for other meals. The NC Clarion hotelsí restaurants charge for restaurant food, while the NC Clarion Collection hotelsí restaurants charge for various drinks but not for the restaurant food even as breakfast is included (free) as a brand standard.
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Old Jul 18, 18, 7:41 am
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I know that the Quality Inn O'Hare has a full, independent, restaurant. The restaurant space provides a free breakfast in the morning.

Btw, I have had hard boiled eggs in certain EconoLodge locations. On the other hand, I have had very limited breakfast options at some Quality's.

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Old Jul 18, 18, 11:05 am
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Quality Inn & Suites Montebello - Los Angeles has a full restaurant.

Most of the Quality Inn's otherwise have a kitchen only used for serving breakfast.
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Old Jul 19, 18, 8:39 pm
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Btw, I have had hard boiled eggs in certain EconoLodge locations.
In the US? Or outside the US only?

The one time I had hard-boiled eggs at EconoLodge was in Canada (in a town south of Banff National Park in Alberta).
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I've stayed at 2-3 Quality Inns over the last year or two that serve breakfast in an actual attached restaurant, but in all cases, it was just the regular Quality Inn breakfast items. :/
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The Quality Inn & Suites Virginia Beach Oceanfront has a restaurant with room service and a bar as well as the normal Choice breakfast. A portion of the restaurant is curtained off to create the breakfast area. The breakfast is the standard buffet--no individual preparations.
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Old Jul 31, 18, 9:02 am
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EconoLodge breakfast

To sdsearch... I believe hard boiled eggs were avaialble @ an EconoLodge in Orlando.

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Old Aug 2, 18, 8:46 pm
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I had hard boiled eggs at the econolodge in Escondido, ca in July. They were the only thing in the counter top mini fridge.
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