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Days Inn

Days Inn
Days Inn
Locations:38 motels
Associated names:Welcome Break, Roadchef
Predecessors:Welcome Lodge, Purple Hotels, Premier Inn

Part of Welcome Break's aim to revolutionise the public's opinion of motorway services involves re-branding the old Welcome Lodges as Days Inn, under licence from the brands US owners. Starting in 1999, this was the first time the Days Inn brand had been used in the UK. Unlike other re-branding such as Eat In, Welcome Break were quite slow to roll it out, with the one at Newport Pagnell opening 10 years later in April 2009.

The licence saw Welcome Break actively promote other motels which they ran under the Days Inn name, including one at Waterloo.

Since then Days Inn have really taken off: in September 2010 Roadchef changed all their motels from Premier Inn to Days Inn, when Welcome Break took over three Purple Hotels at Extra services in July 2009 they re-branded them as Days Inn, Moto introduced them to Wetherby in 2008 and planned to open one at Cherwell Valley and Stop 24, but both of these plans have fallen through. Even so, very few brands have such dominance on the motorway network.


Days Inn operate at some services. They are:

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