New Red Roof Plus+ Opens On Williams Street

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

A new Red Roof PLUS+ and Suites is set to open Wednesday at 2431 Williams St.

The 49-suite property features Wi-Fi, hair dryers, flat screen TVs, iron/ironing boards and mini-refrigerators in every room.

It  features NextGen design plus a total smoke free designation, 36HD channels and will also include a new premium room type. Of the 49 suites, the property has six premium king suites and six premium double suites. Each premium suite offers guests a complimentary bottled water, orange juice, trail mix, popcorn and two Nature Valley granola bars, and an extra pillow.

In addition to premium rooms, the property offers a free continental breakfast, fitness facility, swimming pools, and full-kitchen suites.

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