The scenic city of Wheeling, West Virginia, sits on the banks of the Ohio River. Wheeling was founded in 1769 and was the first capital of West Virginia, from 1863 to 1870. Today this city's location on Interstate 70 makes it a convenient place for travelers to stop for a motel break during a long road trip.
The Wheeling Inn
This economical hotel is located in downtown Wheeling. Most of The Wheeling Inn's 78 rooms have refrigerator and microwave, and complimentary doughnuts are served for breakfast. On Friday and Saturday nights, the hotel provides a complimentary shuttle to the Wheeling Island Racetrack & Gaming Center. Pets are allowed for $15 per pet per day as of 2010. This hotel does not have a restaurant on-site, but a dining facility, the Bridge Tavern, is located across the street.
Holiday Inn Express Wheeling-East
The Holiday Inn Express Wheeling-East is located at exit 11 off of Interstate 70. The hotel's amenities include a small fitness center, an outdoor pool and a coin laundry. The Holiday Inn's 115 rooms each feature high-speed Internet access, a microwave and a refrigerator. Guests are treated to a complimentary hot breakfast buffet. This Holiday Inn Express allows pets in designated rooms. The charge, as of 2010, was $25 per pet per day.
Hampton Inn Wheeling
The Hampton Inn Wheeling is conveniently located within three miles of the Wheeling Island Hotel Casino Racetrack and is also only one and a half miles from downtown Wheeling. Each of the Hampton Inn's 102 rooms and suites has mini refrigerator, microwave and high-speed Internet access. The hotel serves a complimentary hot breakfast every day, or if you have to get somewhere, can provide a bagged breakfast for you to take with you, Mondays through Fridays. This hotel has a fitness center.
SpringHill Suites Wheeling
SpringHill Suites Wheeling has 115 suites on five floors. Each suite features either a king or two queen beds plus a sofa bed. The kitchen area has a microwave, small refrigerator and sink. High-speed Internet access is complimentary with each room, as are local phone calls. SpringHill Suites also provides guests with a complimentary continental breakfast. Exercise options include an indoor swimming pool and a small fitness center, and SpringHill Suites also has a coin-operated laundry on-site.