DFW Discount Motels

by Mark Heidelberger Google
The Dallas-Forth Worth area draws millions of tourists and business travelers annually.

The Dallas-Forth Worth area draws millions of tourists and business travelers annually.

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The Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area -- also known as DFW -- is flush with nationally recognized, brand-name motels that foster a sense of familiarity and dependability. Travelers operating on a strict budget will find that a handful offer discounted room rates starting under $50 per night as well. Most of these properties feature basic amenities and complimentary services while also providing easy access to popular restaurants, shops, attractions and major roadways like I-20 and I-35.

Homestead Studio Suites -- Dallas/North/Park Central

The Homestead Studio Suites are designed for extended stays, with nearby points of interest that include Southern Methodist University, Valley View Mall and the headquarters for Texas Instruments. The pet-friendly property offers guests use of a laundry facility, high-speed wireless Internet and access to an off-site fitness center, although some fees for the latter may apply. Restaurants ranging from Benihana to Black-Eyed Pea to Denny's are all just a short distance from the premises, while each guest unit has a fully equipped kitchen, complete with cooking and eating utensils, where guests can prepare their own meals. Other suite amenities include a full-size ironing board, work desk, computer dataports and personalized voicemail. In addition, business services like copying and faxing are available at the front desk, and all mail is delivered directly to the guest's room each day.

Days Inn South Fort Worth

The Days Inn South Fort Worth is situated just six miles from downtown and lies in close proximity to attractions like the Amon Carter Museum, Greenbriar Park and the Fort Worth Zoo. Guests are invited to soak up the sun around the seasonal outdoor pool, while knowledgeable staff can direct more active types to a local golf course and tennis courts that are just minutes away. The premises offer ample outdoor parking for cars, trucks and RVs as well as a conference room, barber shop and 24-hour front desk. All guests are entitled to a complimentary continental breakfast each morning, with lunch and dinner spots like Sam Won Garden and Whataburger just around the corner. Spacious guest rooms feature ultra-plush bedding, Wi-Fi access, cable television and free local calling. Additionally, this property permits pets for a small extra charge.

Knights Inn Market Center

The Knights Inn Market Center is a Wyndham-owned property that provides convenient access to area attractions, such as the American Airlines Center, Dallas World Aquarium and Brook Hollow Golf Club. Guests are welcome to unlimited fresh roast coffee in the lobby, a vending area and a community microwave. An IHOP and Sonic fast-food restaurant are within walking distance, and a Dunston Steakhouse is only a mile down the road. Both smoking and nonsmoking rooms are available, along with two-room suites and handicapped accessible units. All rooms are furnished with 19- to 27-inch television sets with HBO and Showtime, while rollaway cribs are offered at no extra charge. Microwaves and refrigerators are found in suites only. Government travelers, seniors and AAA members also qualify for additional discounts on room rates.

Quality Inn & Suites East

The Quality Inn & Suites East is a quick drive from DFW International Airport and is located just minutes from Texas Wesleyan University, Dallas Cowboys Stadium and the Fort Worth Convention Center. Guests can make use of a heated outdoor swimming pool with sunning area, valet cleaning service, wake-up calls and free transportation to and from the airport. In addition, corporate travelers can take advantage of on-site banquet and meeting rooms, secretarial services and a business center with PC workstation. A free breakfast bar is open to all guests, while cheap local eateries like Chili's and Waffle House are close by. Each of the property's 85 tastefully decorated guest rooms is outfitted with satellite TV, individual climate controls and free high-speed Internet. Some rooms also come with in-bath whirlpools, writing desks and wet bars.

About the Author

Mark Heidelberger has been writing for more than 22 years, from articles and short stories to novels and screenplays. He is a consummate foodie, loves to travel and has run several businesses, all of which influence his work. He also holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from UCLA.

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