Hotel chains known for offering, at a bargain, all the amenities essential to businessmen include:
Baymont Inns and Suites, www.baymontinns.com, (877) 229-6668, average rate $59-$89
Embassy Suites, www.embassysuites.com, (800) 362-2779, $134
Hampton Inns, www.hampton-inn.com, (800) 426-7866, $69
Holiday Inn Express, www.hiexpress.com, (800) 465-4329, $70
While regular rates at Leading Hotels of the World (www.lhw.com, 800-621-4505) and SRS Hotels (www.srs-worldhotels.com, 800-223-5652) are higher, they often offer special deals. -

THREE CITIES, GREAT BARGAINS


Here's the scoop on top-dollar deals in three of the most frequented cities for business travel. Free breakfasts and ample business services are the rule at these hotels.

NEW YORK
Hotels
Rent an apartment through Urban Ventures (www.nyurbanventures.com, 212-594-5650, from $125 nightly) or A Hospitality Company (www.hospitalityco.com, 800-987-1235, from $99).
Apple Core Hotels, Midtown hotels starting at $89. www.applecorehotels.com, (800) 567-7720

Restaurants
Lupa Osteria Romana, trattoria in SoHo; main dishes under $15. (212) 982-5089
Tang Pavilion, authentic Chinese in Midtown; many entrees $15 and under. (212) 956-6888

LOS ANGELES
Hotels
Figueroa Hotel, near Staples Center, with 24-hour business center and free airport shuttle. $99. www.figueroahotel.com, (800) 421-9092