Dalton, GA - Stay Lodge - Dalton (Not Rated)
Address: 1116 Willowdale Rd Phone: (706) 278-0700
Web Site: Stay Lodge - Dalton
Location/ Directions: I-75, Exit # 336, East on Route 41 to Willowdale Road, turn left into Willowdale, motel will be on right.
Average Price (Checked May 2012): n/a AAA Rated: NO Stars: (n/a)
About Hotel: 2-Floors, Exterior Corridors, Hotel is designed especially for longer stays featuring fully-equipped kitchens with refrigerator, microwave, and stovetop, on-site guest laundry and plenty of other amenities.
Railroad View: Expect a Good to Excellent View. Get a room on the front of the building facing the railroad (Willowdale Road). East end of the building is the best, 2nd floor rooms are preferred.
Railroads past Hotel: CSX.
Notes: This is the only "railfan motel" in Dalton, several non-railfan motels can be found in the area. Dalton is railfan friendly, the city converted a former Norfolk Southern owned freight station into the Chamber of Commerce and train-watching location. An elevated platform, benches, soft-drink machine, train radio and ATCS monitor are set up for train-watchers. This train-watching location hosts both CSX and Norfolk Southern freight with 50-trains passing through town ever 24-hours.
Comments: This motel has not been rated by RailfanMotels.comPhoto Comment: A photo taken from Willowdale Road shows the motel to the left, and the railroad tracks to the right.