OFFER TO PURCHASE FOR CASH
ALL OUTSTANDING SHARES OF COMMON STOCK
RED ROOF INNS, INC.
$22.75 NET PER SHARE
RRI ACQUISITION CORP.
AN INDIRECT, WHOLLY OWNED SUBSIDIARY
THE OFFER AND WITHDRAWAL RIGHTS WILL EXPIRE AT 12:00 MIDNIGHT, NEW YORK
TIME, ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 12, 1999, UNLESS THE OFFER IS EXTENDED.
July 16, 1999
To Our Clients:
Enclosed for your consideration are an Offer to Purchase, dated July 16, 1999 (the "Offer to Purchase"), and a
related Letter of Transmittal (which, together with any amendments or supplements thereto, collectively constitute
the "Offer") in connection with the offer by RRI Acquisition Corp., a corporation organized and existing under the
laws of the State of Delaware ("Purchaser") and an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Accor S.A., a
corporation organized and existing under the laws of France ("Parent"), to purchase all outstanding shares of
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share (the "Shares"), of Red Roof Inns, Inc., a corporation organized and
existing under the laws of the State of Delaware (the "Company"), at a price of $22.75 per Share, net to the
seller in cash (subject to applicable withholding of taxes), without interest, upon the terms and subject to the
conditions set forth in the Offer. The Offer is made in connection with the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated
July 10, 1999 (the "Merger Agreement"), among Parent, Purchaser and the Company. Holders of Shares whose
certificates evidencing such Shares (the "Share Certificates") are not immediately available or who cannot deliver
their Share Certificates and all other required documents to the Depositary (as hereinafter defined) on or prior to
the Expiration Date (as hereinafter defined), or who cannot complete the procedures for book-entry transfer on a
timely basis, must tender their Shares according to the guaranteed delivery procedures set forth in Section
3 -- "Procedures for Accepting the Offer and Tendering Shares" of the Offer to Purchase.