COLUMBUS, OhioSept. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — USA Today readers have spoken, and they’ve named Red Roof Inn®, Best Budget Hotel Brand in America for the second year in a row. This is the overall third win for Red Roof®; the company won in 2017 and 2014. Citing the brand’s hotels for their affordability and comfortable rooms, readers chose Red Roof over competitors including Best Western, Hyatt Place, Holiday Inn Express and Hampton by Hilton in USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards poll.

“Selected as the number one Budget Hotel Brand by USA Today readers for the second consecutive year is an honor for us and confirms that our strategy of putting guests wants and needs first will always have winning results,” says Andrew Alexander, President, Red Roof.  “We are obsessive listeners at Red Roof and guest feedback is integral to how we conduct business which in turn has led to continued guest satisfaction and loyalty.”

The 10Best Readers’ Choice Travel Awards are chosen from 20 nominees designated by a panel of travel experts including USA Today editors, editors from as well as travel authors, writers and marketers. The contest allows readers to then vote online for one nominee per category, per day. The results are calculated and tabulated, culminating in the 10Best. USA Today is the nation’s largest newspaper.

USA Today readers who voted for Red Roof as their favorite budget hotel brand are familiar with Red Roof’s attributes, providing guests with consistent, high quality experiences at an affordable price and the amenities they want and need while traveling including Fast. Free. Verified. Wi-Fi.™,  a pet-friendly policy at no additional cost and the richest-in-class hotel loyalty program, RediCard®.

For more information, please visit or call 800.RED.ROOF.

About Red Roof®

Red Roof is an award-winning leader in the lodging industry with franchises, corporate managed and corporate owned properties, recognized for creating the innovative Upscale Economy® segment serving millions of guests each year. Known for obsessively listening to consumers, Red Roof offers travelers a consistently high-quality experience at an affordable price. With coast-to-coast locations, Red Roof has over 550 properties in the U.S. and has expanded internationally to Brazil and Japan. Whether business or leisure, short trips or extended stays, in the hearts of cities or on the road, Red Roof has a property for every traveler, delivering an enhanced experience at a value price. Red Roof is pet-friendly, as one well-behaved pet is welcome per room, nationwide, at no additional cost*. Ranging from economy to upper midscale, Red Roof’s portfolio of brands includes: Red Roof Inn® and Red Roof PLUS+®, allowing guests to Sleep Easy. Spend Less.™ with enhanced amenities at a value price; The Red Collection®, a hyper-local soft brand in the Hearts of Cities You Love; and HomeTowne Studios by Red Roof®, offering guests the Basic Essentials for a Long Term Stay™. Red Roof offers franchisees Genuine Relationships. Real Results. ® — a unique owner-operator experience establishing common ground with franchisees. To join Red Roof’s industry-leading loyalty program, RediCard, or for reservations, visit or call 800.RED.ROOF.

*Pet accommodations policy may vary at some HomeTowne Studios by Red Roof locations.


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