Which Budget Hotel Chain Has the Best Free Breakfast?
We've all seen the commercials: from Holiday Inn Express to Hampton Inn, budget hotel chains around the country the nice kind marketed to business traveler-types and road-tripping families, not pay-by-the-hour joints all claim that their free hot or continental breakfasts will blow you away.
But are any of these breakfasts actually any good? We got excited when we heard Hilton Garden Inn was serving up a healthy new breakfast menu put together by former Top Chef contestant CJ, but reader jeffcodee let us know we'd be much happier with good ol' bacon and eggs. Courtyard made a big to-do about their Eggs Are It buffet in '07, and who could forget that awkward-funny Holiday Inn Express ad that encouraged hotel breakfast-eaters to act like they were at a singles mixer?
There's a whole lotta hype and a whole lotta competition, and we need your help to cut through it all: which budget hotel breakfasts are actually worth our time, and which hotels should we check into with our own granola bars in tow? We're not expecting custom-prepared omelets and white-truffle bagels here, we just want some non-rubber eggs and a decent glass of OJ. Where can we find 'em?
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