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LIMA, OHIO ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Lima, OH - Fairfield Inn Lima      (Not Rated) 

Address:     2179 Elida Road                Phone: 419-224-8496

Location/ Directions:  Take I-75 to Exit 127 (which is 81 West) Stay on 81 west to Sugar St. (second light by RR crossing) Turn right on Sugar, go to Robb Ave. , which is the next light and turn left, stay on Robb approx. 3 miles it will deadend. Turn right on Elida Road. The Hotel is located 1/2 block on left hand side. (Across from Toys R Us) *Hotel sits sideways so look for Toys R Us sign, we are on the left.

Average Price (Checked Mar 2013):   $94.00                                AAA Rated:   n/a       Stars: (n/a)

About Hotel: 3-Floors, 64-Rooms, Interior Corridors, Free high-speed Internet, Free breakfast, Pool, Coffee/tea in-room, Housekeeping service daily, Complimentary on-site parking, Air-conditioned, Non-smoking hotel, Connecting rooms are not available, Windows may be opened, Chair with ottoman, Alarm Clock, Desk, Iron and ironing board, Shower/Bathtub, Hair dryer, Phone, 32in Cable/satellite TV, Radio, Pets not allowed. 

Railroad View:  Excellent View!  While most rooms in the motel should offer a railroad view, rooms on the front of the building should have an advantage.

Railroads past Hotel: Chicago, Fort Wayne & Eastern Railroad (CFE).  This is the former Conrail / Penn Central / Pennsylvania Rail Road Fort Wayne Line.  Expect no more then a few trains a day on this line.  The CFE operates between Chicago, IL and Crestline, OH.  CFE is a Genesee & Wyoming Inc owned railroad.


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

Photo Comment: The aerial photo shows Fairfield Inn to the left side of the picture.  The multi-track railroad crosses North Cable Road in front of the hotel.  The track that curves off (near the top right) lead to a grain mill which has an Alco "S" series diesel on site to switch rail cars.