AmericInn breaks ground on its 61st hotel in Minnesota


AmericInn Hotel and Suites Winona Set to Open in April 2017

WINONA, Minn. – AmericInn®—the largest midscale hotel brand in the upper Midwest—broke ground September 8 on the new AmericInn Hotel and Suites Winona. The groundbreaking included participants from AmericInn corporate leadership, Winona city dignitaries and local investors.

“Winona is an important Midwest market for AmericInn and we are excited to bring our newest Gen 4 hotel concept to business and leisure travelers alike,” said Paul Kirwin, president and chief executive officer of Northcott Hospitality and AmericInn. “We certainly look forward to serving this community and its guests.” The city of Winona is located on the Mississippi River in southeastern Minnesota and home of Winona State University. With a population of 27,500, Winona is the county seat of Winona County.

The new AmericInn Hotel and Suites Winona will open for guests in April 2017. The 70-room hotel will feature a pub serving drinks and light appetizers, refreshment bar, indoor swimming pool and hot tub, state-of-the-art exercise room, guest laundry, hotel-wide Internet access and the signature AmericInn hospitality service.

The hotel is owned by local investor Jerry Papenfuss and Northcott Hospitality (parent company of AmericInn). The project was developed by Apollo Development, is being built by Trueline Construction and will be managed by Three Rivers Hospitality.

Recently, AmericInn has signed new properties in Fargo South, ND; Hartford, SD; Black River Falls, WI; Delafield, WI; Sibley, IA; Fulton, IL; Mount Pleasant, IA; Streator, IL; DeWitt, IA and Burnsville, MN.

About AmericInn
AmericInn® is the largest midscale hotel brand in the upper Midwest with over 200 locations currently open or under development in 24 states. The brand is dedicated to providing an exceptional lodging value for its guests by offering spacious, comfortable guest rooms; great rates and amenities such as a free, hot, home-style AmericInn Perk breakfast; free hotel-wide wireless high-speed Internet; inviting swimming pools; and the Easy Rewards guest loyalty program. AmericInn is part of Northcott Hospitality, owner and developer of successful franchised hospitality brands for more than 50 years. For more information or reservations visit or call 1-800-634-3444.


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