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Industry Hospitality
Founded 1984
Headquarters Chanhassen, Minnesota, U.S.
Number of locations
Area served
Primarily Midwestern United States
Key people
Paul S. Kirwin[1]
Parent Northcott Hospitality
Slogan Welcome to the end of the day.

AmericInn is an American hotel franchise founded in the 1980s in the suburban Twin Cities. The chain is a mid-priced, limited-service hotel. It comprises 203 locations throughout the United States, with the majority located in the Midwestern United States.


Founded by Jim Graves. The first AmericInn opened in 1984. By 1990 there were more than 20 AmericInn properties located in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Expansion outside the Midwestern United States began in 2000.[2] AmericInn has 202 motels, with more than 80 percent of its locations in the Upper Midwest.[3]

Hotel details[edit]

An AmericInn in Oscoda, Michigan

All AmericInn properties include a recreation area with pool and whirlpool, as well as fourteen different types of guest rooms. A complimentary hot breakfast, called "AmericInn Perk," is also offered at each hotel and includes bacon, eggs, biscuits and gravy, waffles, pastries, cereals, juice, and fruit. Rooms are built with masonry block, sound deadening foam and heavy drywall between rooms, as well as concrete slabs, to minimize noise within rooms.[4]


  1. ^ "About Us". AmericInn. Retrieved 29 June 2015. 
  2. ^ Nozar, Robert A. (5 June 2000). "AmericInn grows beyond its Midwest roots". Hotel & Motel Management. Retrieved 26 April 2009. 
  3. ^ Vomhof, Jr., John (4 November 2010). "AmericInn looks to expand nationally". St. Paul Business Journal. Archived from the original on 9 November 2010. Retrieved 10 November 2010. 
  4. ^ "Flexibility propels AmericInn's expansion". Hotel & Motel Management. 3 June 2002. Retrieved 26 April 2009. 

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