TORONTO, August 18, 2020 – Realstar Hospitality is thrilled to announce that Motel 6 has been named the “Best Budget-Friendly Hotel Brand ” by USA TODAY’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards. As founders of economy lodging, Motel 6 has been best known for cleanliness, affordability, friendliness and dependability over the past 58 years.

Easily recognized by those travelling the wide-open road, Motel 6 focuses on providing guests with everything they need and nothing they don’t. Hotels feature complimentary Wi-Fi, expanded cable TV and pet-friendly rooms at no extra cost, while many also boast indoor/outdoor pools, free parking and guest laundry facilities*.

“It is no surprise that travellers voted Motel 6 the Best Budget-Friendly Hotel Brand in the United States,” said Irwin Prince, President & COO, Realstar Hospitality. “It is a true testament of the hard work and dedication Motel 6 team members showcase every day.”

To ensure guests feel confident when staying at any of the brand’s locations across the U.S. and Canada, Motel 6 recently announced the “Clean@6 ” initiative. Since the onset of the global health crisis, Motel 6 has partnered with medical experts and franchise owners to adopt a thoughtful and proactive approach to serve guests and protect against the spread of viruses. The approach includes enhanced cleaning and sanitization protocols, as well as physical distancing in all common areas of hotels.

A panel of travel experts and editors select USA TODAY’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Award nominees, and the final top 10 winners are then chosen by the readers’ popular vote.

To book a stay at one of the nearly 1,400 Motel 6 or Studio 6 properties across the U.S. and Canada, visit or .

*Due to the global health pandemic, some amenities may be suspended. Contact your destination directly to find the latest information.