Business Overview

Established motel including real estate for less than $17k / door. Interstate front between 2 large metro markets. 23 rooms with single, double and triple bed occupancy. Currently it houses a live onsite Manager who handles housekeeping.

There is approximately 3 acres behind the motel which could be put to use for RV parking, storage, additional rooms, etc. Total property included in sale is 3.75 acres and large storage barn. Caters to interstate travelers and current experience is ~50% pay with credit card, ~50% pay in cash. Rooms rent for $45 – 70 per night.


  • Asking Price: $399,000
  • Cash Flow: $44,438
  • Gross Revenue: $82,235
  • EBITDA: $44,438
  • FF&E: N/A
  • Inventory: N/A
  • Inventory Included: N/A
  • Established: 1957

Detailed Information

  • Property Owned or Leased:Own
  • Property Included:Yes
  • Building Square Footage:N/A
  • Lot Size:N/A
  • Total Number of Employees:2
  • Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
About The Facility:

Interstate Front between 2 major metro markets

Is Support & Training Included:

Owner will provide 30 days on-the-job training included in the sale price. Training to include order process, store process & procedures.

Purpose For Selling:

Owner pursuing other interests

Additional Info

The business was started in 1957, making the business 65 years old.

The company has 2 employees and is situated in a building with disclosed square footage of N/A sq ft.

Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?

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Existing Debts and Future Obligations

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Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics

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