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Microtel construction

The new Microtel Inns & Suites on Leva Avenue in Gasoline Alley continues to take shape, with the four-storey 100-room hotel expected to open around Dec. 1.

The new Microtel Inns & Suites on Leva Avenue in Gasoline Alley continues to take shape, with the four-storey 100-room hotel expected to open around Dec. 1. Two restaurants are also being developed as part of the project: a Boston Pizza and a Sunset Grill, with the latter an Ontario-based franchise that specializes in breakfasts. Preliminary work on the Boston Pizza has begun, with the Sunset Grill to follow shortly. Both are expected to open about a month before the hotel. The Microtel Inns & Suites will have a pool and a waterslide, as well as a fitness area and two meeting rooms. The brand is part of the Wyndham Hotel Group, and is known as an upper-end economy hotel.

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