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Lincolnites, travelers storm inns
LODGING from page 1
The situation is not all good, how
ever. The hotels have suffered from
understaffing, ironically, because of
the same dangerous driving condi
tions that have made travel so diffi
cult for their customers.
Seller said Days Inn suffered
from a lack of housekeepers because
some could not find baby sitters for
their children on days when school
was canceled, such as Monday.
Michele Kinney of the Ramada
Inn, Municipal Airport Interchange
and 1-80, said her hotel was so short
staffed, even a few grateful guests
helped by busing tables themselves.
“It’s amazing what a situation like
this can bring out in people,” she said.
Few of the hotels reported experi
encing similar situations in the past,
but Best Western owner Gil Grady
said it comes with the territory.
“This is not uncommon for the
industry,” he said. “It’s part of the sea
sonal changes and uniqueness of it...
just part of the ups and downs of the
Grady, owner of both the Best
Western AAA Villager Motor Inn at
5200 O St., and the Best Western
Airport Inn at the 1-80 airport exit,
also offered a discount in hopes of
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securing future recommendations
with customers. He also hoped cus
tomers would be able to afford a
Having a sudden surge of cus
tomers could be abused, though,
“Some hotels could monopolize
on this situation,” she said. “But we
lowered our rate instead of raising it.
And we took care of those who need
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