You’ve probably driven be a Motel 6 or Super 8 a million times here in Connecticut and thought to yourself the same thing I do. What do the numbers mean?!
Both places got their names from the original prices of the rooms. Motel 6 started at $6 in 1962, and Super 8 at $8.88 in 1974.
Now in 2021 it’s like $80 for a Motel 6 room. I just looked it up. They should have to change the number each time the price goes up. “Hi yes, Motel 80 I’d like a room for this weekend”
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