Roanoke, Virginia Hotels and Travel Guide
As the largest city in its mountainous area, Roanoke has been nicknamed, “Capital of the Blue Ridge.” If you’re looking for Roanoke, Virginia, hotels, Extended Stay Hotels has a great place to stay at a great price.
• Extended Stay America Roanoke - Airport
Roanoke’s economy developed around the Norfolk & Western Railway, with a strong emphasis on manufacturing. As Roanoke grew so quickly, it was nicknamed “Magic City.”
Notable employers include the Norfolk Southern Railroad, which has its marketing headquarters here. Also headquartered in Roanoke is Advanced Auto Parts, the largest auto parts supplier in the country. One of the more unique Roanoke businesses is ITT Night Vision. This innovative company makes night vision equipment used by the military.
Just an hour from Roanoke is one of the most well-known military schools, Virginia Military Institute. Founded in 1839, VMI has a student population of 1,400 and has produced several notable American leaders, including World War II General and former Secretary of State, George Marshall, Jr.
As the primary population center for its region, Roanoke is home to several major health care providers. Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital is a 765 bed teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia’s College of Osteopathic Medicine. Roanoke Memorial is just seven miles from the Extended Stay America Roanoke - Airport.
Serving our military veterans is Salem Veterans Medical Center in Salem, Virginia, just six miles from the Extended Stay America Roanoke - Airport Hotel. This facility accommodates 182 general medical patients and has 90 extended care rehabilitation beds.
If you enjoy golf, try Countryside Golf Club, an 18-hole championship course situated amidst scenic lakes in the Roanoke countryside.
For a great Roanoke hotel, the Extended Stay America Roanoke – Airport boasts comfortable rooms at exceptional rates.