This chain wants to make your night's stay super comfortable and inexpensive. Super 8 Motels is a leading franchiser of budget and economy hotels with more than 2,000 locations throughout the US, Canada, and China. Its properties typically offer affordable lodging with limited amenities for families and frugal business travelers. Many locations have cable television and swimming pools, while some of its motels offer complimentary breakfast service. Super 8 was founded in 1974 by South Dakota natives Dennis Brown and Ronald Rivett. The company began with one motel in Aberdeen, South Dakota, offering rooms for $8.88 per night. Super 8 is a subsidiary of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation.