This announcement is neither an offer to purchase nor a solicitation of an offer to sell Shares. The Offer is made
solely by the Offer to Purchase dated July 16, 1999 and the related Letter of Transmittal and any amendments or
supplements thereto, and is being made to all holders of Shares. The Offer is not being made to, nor will tenders
be accepted from or on behalf of, holders of Shares in any jurisdiction in which the making of the Offer or
acceptance thereof would not be in compliance with the laws of such jurisdiction. In those jurisdictions where
securities, blue sky or other laws require the Offer to be made by a licensed broker or dealer, the Offer shall be
deemed to be made on behalf of the Purchaser by J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. or one or more registered brokers
or dealers licensed under the laws of such jurisdiction.
NOTICE OF OFFER TO PURCHASE
ALL OUTSTANDING SHARES OF COMMON STOCK OF
RED ROOF INNS, INC.
$22.75 PER SHARE
NET TO THE SELLER IN CASH
RRI ACQUISITION CORP.
AN INDIRECT, WHOLLY OWNED SUBSIDIARY
RRI Acquisition Corp., a Delaware corporation (the "Purchaser") and an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of
Accor S.A., a corporation organized and existing under the laws of France ("Parent"), is offering to purchase all
the outstanding shares of common stock, par value $0.01 per share (the "Shares"), of Red Roof Inns, Inc., a
Delaware corporation (the "Company"), at a purchase price of $22.75 per Share, net to the seller in cash
(subject to applicable withholding of tax), without interest, upon the terms and subject to the conditions set forth
in the Offer to Purchase dated July 16, 1999 (the "Offer to Purchase") and in the related Letter of Transmittal
(which, as amended or supplemented, together constitute the "Offer"). Tendering stockholders who have Shares
registered in their own name and who tender directly to Harris Trust Company of New York (the "Depositary")
will not be obligated to pay brokerage fees or commission