I just spent the night at the Days Inn in Canton, Michigan. This is my third visit to this establishment. While it doesn’t have as fancy of decor as one might find at a four or five star hotel, its furnishings are comfortable, practical, and spacious.
In addition to a desk there are a couple of comfortable chairs to sit and read or watch television so it isn’t necessary to watch from the bed. While it isn’t a wide screen, plasma television, if you are traveling television usually isn’t the priority. It does come with one of the larger mini-fridges that will hold several two liters of soda, food, and has a freezer compartment. On top of that, there is a microwave that does a fine job of warming up last nights restaurant food.
If you are hungry, in the morning from 6 to 9 a.m. there is a complimentary breakfast buffet with bread, muffins, bagels, Raisin Bran, Frosted Flakes, oatmeal and hot chocolate packets, milk, coffee, fruit, coffee and other tasty treats.
When I stayed here last summer I found the fact that the bathroom sink was in an alcove separate from the bathroom so that while my assistant was using the facilities, I could brush my teeth and such.
While not spending on the frills the Days Inn has a very comfortably functional bathroom. The shampoo, conditioner, and skin lotion are by Sol Terre and the sunflower & grapefruit essences give them a pleasant, but not over powering fragrance.
The Days Inn in Canton is located just east of I-275 off the Michigan Avenue exit next to the Wendy’s. You have to pass the motel and loop back due to the median but that lets you stop off at the Shell station to catch some drinkage and a burger at Wendy’s if you are so inclined.
Considering that Priceline lists the motel as a one star and it provides a level of service that some three star motels fail to reach, I have to give it a rating of five. Please note that I am not saying it is a five star motel but that for a one star rated motel it goes above and beyond expectations for comfort, amenities, cleanliness, and the staff was courteous and helpful during my stay.
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