The Leading Provider of Railroad Crew Lodging

Founded in 1984, and now the leading provider of
lodging facilities for railroad employees in the United States,
Lodging Enterprises has developed one of the most unique accommodation concepts in the world with its Oak Tree Inn brand.

Our hotels are distinctively designed with features that produce a remarkable guest experience.

A Darker, Quieter, Undisturbed Rest!

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A Superior Development Team

Lodging Enterprises' team has successfully built large and small hotels, overseeing:

  • Site selection
  • Financing
  • Land purchase
  • Facility design
  • Final construction
  • Pre-opening staffing, purchasing and operations

This extensive experience allows the company to offer hotel customers the most compelling rates.

Learn more about Lodging Enterprises, LLC's experience and management structure: About Us


Visit any one of Lodging Enterprises, LLC’s
Oak Tree Inn hotels and Penny’s Diners.

Oak Tree Inn and Penny's Diner brought to you by Lodging Enterprises, LLC

A Driving Mission

Lodging Enterprises helps railroads improve railroad safety by providing a superior rest environment for their engineers and conductors that includes extra-quiet rooms with light-proof drapes.

We also help the railroad achieve on-time train performance by giving their employees rooms without waiting.

Our team members analyze available data to determine the flow of incoming railroad guests and ensure room availability on a timely basis.

At Penny’s Diner, we provide our guests with high-quality, great-tasting, cooked-to-order meals 24 hours a day in a fun, friendly, '50s atmosphere.


A Relationship With Leading Railroads

Based on its decades-long customer relationships, Lodging Enterprises has developed a keen understanding of the unique lodging needs and requirements of transportation companies and their employees.

Oak Tree Inns have been built to exceed all of these specifications.

Satisfaction is evident through customer satisfaction scores that continually go beyond all client standards.

Read more about this on the
Railroad Benefits page.

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Fast Facts

  • 7% hotel growth rate
  • On-budget delivery of new facilities
  • Ongoing certification training for all employees
  • AH&LA training available to all employees
  • Internal audits performed for quality assurance