Vanished Site Data



Site Name:

Kalamazoo TravelLodge

Site Location:

1211 S. Westnedge Avenue

Date Vanished:


Site Information:

The Kalamazoo TraveLodge had 60 units, with Simmons Beauty Rest Mattresses, Air Conditioning, and a Bar and Luncheonette.  The sleepwalking Bear, “Sleepy” walked away sometime in the 1970’s.  It then turned into a Best Western, not a family spot anymore.  In the 1980’s they stocked “First Date” brand soap in all of their rooms.  The Motel later became the University Inn, then a Knight’s Inn.













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