Travel: On the Inskirts of Town

The downtown hotel is feeling the pinch of a new kind of competition: the motel. For years glued to the roadsides of the nation, the motel is moving into town. San Francisco, where only one conventional hotel has been built in 30 years, has acquired 52 "motor inns," as the intown motels are called nowadays; in Manhattan, which last summer got its first new hotel in 30 years, there are three big new motor inns and two more abuilding; a new motor inn in Washington, six blocks from the White House, is one of five built in the past five...

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