New hotels on I-40

Groundbreaking on three new hotels in Amarillo at I-40 and Western Street will begin next month.

The Amarillo City Commission voted today to allow the rezoning of property near the Western Crossing mall site. Local hotelier Dipak Patel will build three four-story hotels. A Comfort Suite, a Staybridge Suite and a Candlewood Suite will go up on the site and collectively will offer 300 new hotel rooms. Patel hopes to benefit from local and I-40 traffic.