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Old 07-30-2010, 07:26 PM
 
Location: Olympus Mons, Mars
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Hampton Inn, i've stayed with them on 2 occasions and been very happy both times, the breakfast was also good!
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Old 07-30-2010, 10:08 PM
 
Location: Looking over your shoulder
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We've stayed at the Marriot for several days and they had a great breakfast, however most hotel/motels that offer breakfast are not always that good. I tend to enjoy the little mom & pop local restaurants or cafes, it's more like home cooking.
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Old 07-31-2010, 12:02 AM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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I never get to have the breakfast at a motel, because I'm always well on the road before they even plug in the coffee machine. When you're driving all day, you hate to waste daylight hours eating breakfast.
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Old 07-31-2010, 01:21 AM
 
Location: Destrehan, Louisiana
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Our family is used to staying in Marriott's and Sheraton's, where the breakfast prices are outlandish. On the way back from a recent trip, we stayed at a Fairfield and the place offered a free breakfast. That got me to wondering just what hotel chains offer a free breakfast. I have searched high and low for a list all on one page, but to no avail. Can you kind folks help me compile one?

Here are the two I know for sure:

Fairfield
Hampton Inn
I've always found the Marriott and Sheraton both offer free breakfast if you ask when you check in.

busta
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Old 07-31-2010, 01:23 AM
 
Location: Destrehan, Louisiana
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We've stayed at the Marriot for several days and they had a great breakfast, however most hotel/motels that offer breakfast are not always that good. I tend to enjoy the little mom & pop local restaurants or cafes, it's more like home cooking.
I have to agree with what you said but our local Hilton has a great breakfast and the price isn't that bad.


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Old 08-01-2010, 07:09 PM
 
Location: Here
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Our family is used to staying in Marriott's and Sheraton's, where the breakfast prices are outlandish. On the way back from a recent trip, we stayed at a Fairfield and the place offered a free breakfast. That got me to wondering just what hotel chains offer a free breakfast. I have searched high and low for a list all on one page, but to no avail. Can you kind folks help me compile one?

Here are the two I know for sure:

Fairfield
Hampton Inn
Yeah, I go to the Hamptons whenever they are available. I do have one problem with almost all the motels that offer breakfasts... have bigger eating areas! Last night I stayed at a Radisson. They too have a free breakfast. There's 70 rooms and an eating area that seats 30 in a tiny, cramped room. The logistics just don't add up. Why not a bigger eating area where there is going to plenty of seating.Maybe the guests won't be tripping over each other while carrying bowls of cereal and cups of coffee? Yeah, my experience at the Radisson was like the State Room scene from the Marx Brothers' A Night At The Opera. Sure, I know... this isn't the website's Movie Folder.
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Old 08-01-2010, 09:51 PM
 
Location: Las Flores, Orange County, CA
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I hate Marriot and Hilton and Embassy Suites. No free internet. No free dinner with beer and wine in the evening. I don't think breakfast is free. They cost more but there's hardly any freebies. I guess if you like fancy chandeliers in the lobby they're OK though. I think Embassy Suites does provide free drinks in the evening but still no free internet.
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Old 08-01-2010, 11:21 PM
 
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Every Hampton Inn is different. All we ever stayed in in NY state have good breakfasts. The ones we stayed at in VT and PA had cheap stuff. Wingate is good, but heavy on carbs. In Michigan, we went to a Clarion which was excellent for breakfast and down in the Carolinas and Georgia, we were with friends who swore by Baymont and they were pretty good. I think it is really a c***shoot; it depends on who owns the place and many people go for the cheap end. Every place is also regional.
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Old 08-02-2010, 09:06 AM
 
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"Free breakfast" could be "continental" or "american", hot or cold, limited to a small pastry or have a full hot buffet. They can also vary from hotel chain to hotel chain.

The best breakfasts I had were at Embassy Suites (full hot and cold buffet with a omelette chef that will cook your eggs or omeletes to order), best simple buffett that still had a good selection of hot food is at the Hampton Inn and I think Holiday Inn Expresses. For me, a good free breakfast has to have some hot food, preferabbly eggs.

I've also been at hotels with "free breakfasts" which was essentially a stale sugary cardboard tasting pastry only, watery coffee, and equally watery orange juice and that's it.
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Old 08-02-2010, 09:22 AM
 
Location: Bangor Maine
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The best breafast (complimentary) I've ever had was at the Marriott's Residence Inns. Hot eggs, waffles, pancakes, fresh fruit cups, hot cereals and cold, sausage, bacon etc. and replaced frequently. We also had a great cooked to order breakfast in a Quality Inn in N. Charlston, SC. included in the price of the room.
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