Former Civic Center Motel converting into Motel 6

Former Civic Center Motel converting to Motel 6

By Mike Kinney

The former Civic Center Motel at 425 24th St., located across from Richmond Memorial Auditorium, is converting into a Motel 6 Richmond Civic Center and is partially open.

Owner Rocky Patel told the Standard the conversion to the new Motel 6 brand started a few weeks ago. The total conversation of the motel is scheduled to be completed in six months, Patel said.

The 2-star Motel 6 Richmond Civic Center offers free WiFi in all rooms, free private parking and a 24-hour front desk, according to city officials. “Guests can have a drink at the snack bar, along with several other amenities,” they added.

“Partnering with a nationally-known motel brand, like Motel 6, is so exciting,” Patel said. “They have expertise in good quality-control in running motel and hotel operations.”

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