Stories tagged: motels
UPDATED: Mon., May 6, 2019, 6:24 a.m.
A motor inn catering to America’s generation of car travelers opened in 1963 on the site of what used to be the historic Spokane Hotel. The Ridpath Motor Inn had …
Mon., Sept. 3, 2018
The automobile changed the American traveling culture. Stately hotel blocks became less important than the motor inn, motel, or what the Spokesman-Review called “highway hotels.”
Sat., March 25, 1995
Once upon a time, hotel rooms were plentiful across the land. No matter the time of year - summer, convention season or Christmas - travelers often could book the suites …