Located in Salem, Virginia, the 521-bed LewisGale Medical Center serves the people of the Roanoke Valley and all of southwestern Virginia. People receiving outpatient treatment at the hospital and the families of inpatients find accommodations at four hotels within four miles of the hospital. Although all of these hotels fall into the mid-price range, they offer most of the amenities that today’s travelers demand.
Comfort Suites Inn at Ridgewood Farm
Only ½ mile from the medical center, this all-suites hotel is a smart choice for family groups and travelers who are planning an extended stay in the area. The hotel’s 78 studio suites feature separate sitting and sleeping areas, microwave ovens, compact refrigerators and high-speed Internet. Nearby attractions include the Salem Memorial Stadium, Moyer Sports Complex and Tanglewood Mall, all within four miles of the hotel. Other facilities and services include a business center, seasonal outdoor swimming pool and complimentary continental breakfast. There is no on-site restaurant, but guests can select from several nearby eateries, including Humble Pie Pizza, McDonald’s, Subway, Szechuan Restaurant and Wildwood Smokehouse.
Hampton Inn Roanoke/Salem
This six-story, 113-unit hotel, within easy walking distance of the medical center, also makes an excellent base from which to explore some of the natural attractions of the region, including the Blue Ridge Parkway, which is particularly beautiful in the fall. Accommodations include king- and double-bedded guest rooms, suites and a few handicapped-accessible rooms as well. Guests who want to stay active, even when the weather outside is far from ideal, can exercise in the hotel’s fitness center or swim a few laps in the swimming pool. The hotel has no on-site restaurant, but provides a complimentary breakfast each morning. Nearby restaurants include Applebee’s, Hardee’s, Mac and Bob’s, Michele’s on Main and Subway.
Holiday Inn Express Salem
This three-story, 75-unit hotel, just off Exit 141 of Interstate 81, lies roughly four miles from the medical center and is also only a short distance from the downtown business district of Salem. Ideal for business travelers, the hotel provides spacious desk/work areas in every room and suite, along with high-speed Internet, which is also available in all common areas, including the business center. Other facilities and services include a fitness center, seasonal outdoor swimming pool and complimentary hot breakfast buffet each morning. Nearby restaurants include Burger King, Domino’s Pizza and Subway.
La Quinta Inn Roanoke Salem
Not far from Interstate 81, the main north-south artery through the region, this three-story, 67-unit hotel is an ideal choice for pet owners whose animals can stay with them for no additional charge. All rooms feature microwaves, compact refrigerators and high-speed Internet. Shoppers appreciate the hotel’s proximity to the Valley View Mall, while the nearby Hanging Rock Golf Course attracts visiting golfers. Only four miles from the LewisGale Medical Center, the hotel offers its guests a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, an on-site convenience store and complimentary breakfast each morning. La Quinta is within walking distance of several restaurants, including IHOP, Macado’s and Mama’s Pizza.