OFFER TO PURCHASE FOR CASH
ALL OUTSTANDING SHARES OF COMMON STOCK
RED ROOF INNS, INC.
AT $22.75 NET PER SHARE
RRI ACQUISITION CORP.
AN INDIRECT, WHOLLY OWNED SUBSIDIARY OF
THE OFFER AND WITHDRAWAL RIGHTS WILL EXPIRE AT 12:00 MIDNIGHT,
NEW YORK CITY TIME, ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 12, 1999, UNLESS THE OFFER IS
July 16, 1999
TO BROKERS, DEALERS, COMMERCIAL BANKS,
TRUST COMPANIES AND OTHER NOMINEES:
We have been appointed 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 act as Dealer Manager in connection with
Purchaser's offer 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 Purchaser's Offer to Purchase, dated
July 16, 1999 (the "Offer to Purchase"), and the related Letter of Transmittal (which, together with any
amendments or supplements thereto, collectively constitute the "Offer") enclosed herewith. 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.
Please furnish copies of the enclosed materials to those of your clients for whose accounts you hold Shares
registered in your name or in the name of your nominee.
The Offer is conditioned upon, among other things, there having been validly tendered and not withdrawn on or
prior to the Expiration Date (as hereinafter defined) at least 18,400,000 Shares, which at July 10, 1999
represented approximately 68.3% of the total issued and outstanding Shares (other tha