SOURCE: Supertel Hospitality, Inc.

May 27, 2005 17:02 ET

Supertel Hospitality, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Dividend Payment

NORFOLK, NE -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 27, 2005 -- Supertel Hospitality, Inc. formerly Humphrey Hospitality Trust, Inc. (NASDAQ: HUMP), a self-advised real estate investment trust, today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend payment for the second quarter of 2005.

A dividend payment of $.06 per share, for shareholders of record as of June 30, 2005, will be distributed on July 29, 2005.

Supertel Hospitality, Inc. specializes in limited-service lodging. The Company owns 69 hotels in 16 mid-western and eastern states.

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 form those projected in the forward-looking statement. These risks are discussed in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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