Railfan Motels

Motels & Hotels with a railroad view

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Southgate, MI - La Quinta Inn Detroit Southgate    (Not Rated)  

Address:  12888 Reeck Rd                    Phone:  734-374-3000

Location/ Directions:  From Downtown Detroit: I-75 south to Exit #37, west 1 block on Northline Road to Reeck Road.

Average Price (Checked Mar 2013):   $65.00                                AAA Rated:   n/a       Stars: (n/a)

About Hotel: 3-Floors, 100-Rooms, Interior Corridors, Free Breakfast, Free Local Calls, Free Parking, Guest Laundry Facilities, Pets Welcome, Flat-panel TVs with 30 channels of HD programming, Free wireless high-speed Internet access, Free high-speed Internet access in all rooms, Coffee Maker, Hair Dryer, Iron with Ironing Board, Voicemail, Alarm Clock.

Railroad View:  Expect a Good View.  Rooms on the rear of the motel should offer a good view of the railroad.

Railroads past Hotel:  Conrail Shared Assets (Line is called the Lincoln Secondary), Most CSX trains to/from the Dearborn uses this line.  Conrail owns and maintains the Lincoln Secondary. CSX's BX desk dispatches it on AAR channel 35 160.635 using radio stations located in Carleton or Dearborn. CSX runs about 10 trains daily on this line.  This is a former Pennsylvania Rail Road / Penn Central / Conrail line.

Railroad Radio:  160.635 - CSX BX Dispatcher. 

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Comments:    This motel has not been rated by RailfanMotels.com

Photo Comment:  The Google aerial image shows the LaQuinta Inn, the single track railroad is to the lower left.  Some trees and brush may diminish some of the railroad view.  The photo shows the rear of the motel.

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SOUTHGATE, MICHIGAN -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Southgate, MI - Comfort Suites  (MI 176)   (Not Rated) 

Address:     18950 Northline Rd                 Phone:  (734) 287-9200

Location/ Directions:  I-75 to Exit 37 left at Allen Road then right on Northline, one block down on North side.

Average Price (Checked Mar 2013):   $89.24            AAA Rated:   n/a       Stars: (n/a)

About Hotel: 3-Floors, 78-Rooms, Interior Corridors, Free high-speed Internet access, Free local calls, Free weekday newspaper, 24-hour fitness center, Free Breakfast, Bus Parking, Business Center, Elevator, Fitness Center, Indoor Pool, No Pets Allowed, Outdoor Parking, Sauna, 100% Smoke Free Hotel, Cable/Satellite TV,
In-Room Coffee Maker, Desk, Individual A/C & Heat, Iron & Ironing Board, Microwave, Refrigerator, Voice Mail, Wake-Up Service.

Railroad View:  Excellent View!  Any room on the rear (west side) of the motel should offer a clear view of the railroad.  Odd number rooms face the tracks.  

Railroads past Hotel:  Conrail Shared Assets (Line is called the Lincoln Secondary), Most CSX trains to/from the Dearborn uses this line.  Conrail owns and maintains the Lincoln Secondary. CSX's BX desk dispatches it on AAR channel 35 160.635 using radio stations located in Carleton or Dearborn. CSX runs about 10 trains daily on this line.  This is a former Pennsylvania Rail Road / Penn Central / Conrail line.

Railroad Radio:  160.635 - CSX BX Dispatcher.

Notes:    

Comments:    This motel has not been rated by RailfanMotels.com

Photo Comment:  The aerial photo shows the rear of Comfort Suites (seen near the top of the photo).  The railroad seen in the left side of the image crosses Northline Road just out of view to the lower right side of the photo.  Any room on the back of this motel should offer a railroad view.