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Supertel Hospitality Completes Acquisition of 100-room Hilton Garden Inn,
Solomons Island, Maryland for $11.5 million as Part of Strategic Portfolio Revamp

NORFOLK, NE-- (May 29, 2012) - Supertel Hospitality, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPPR), a real estate investment trust (REIT) which currently owns 98 hotels in 23 states, today announced that it has completed the purchase of a 100-room Hilton Garden Inn in Solomons Island, Maryland for $11.5 million, excluding closing costs and fees. "The acquisition," said Kelly A. Walters, Supertel president and CEO, "is part of the strategic plan to revamp the portfolio with more premium-branded, midmarket, select-service hotels." The purchase was funded with proceeds from the company's recent preferred equity raise. The hotel opened in 2007, and includes 3,650 square feet of function space, two pools, and a restaurant. It is located on Dowell Road in historic Solomons Island and is 2.5 miles from the Naval Air Station Patuxent River. It is Supertel's second property in Solomons Island, as it also owns the 60-room Comfort Inn Beacon Marina.

About Supertel Hospitality, Inc.
Supertel Hospitality, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPPR) is a self-administered real estate investment trust that specializes in the ownership of select-service hotels. The company currently owns 98 hotels comprising 8,673 rooms in 23 states. Supertel's hotels are franchised by a number of the industry's most well-regarded brand families, including Hilton, IHG, Choice and Wyndham. For more information or to make a hotel reservation, visit

Certain matters within this press release are discussed using forward-looking language as specified in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, and, as such, may involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results or performance to differ from those projected in the forward-looking statement. These risks are discussed in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.


Ms. Krista Arkfeld
Director of Corporate Communications

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