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Our Most Popular Ice Machine and Dispenser For Memphis Hotels and Gyms


Whether you’re looking to buy or rent, an ice machine is an invaluable addition to your business. In this blog, You’ll find the information you need to not only make an informed purchase, but also to understand why the most successful hotels and gyms choose the ice machines they do.

As a hospitality professional, I’m sure the question of “Should I rent or buy my ice maker?” has crossed your mind. We’re asked this all the time, which is why we wrote this blog.

Before we get started, think big picture. Ask yourself the following questions:

  • Do you need the most ice during the hottest months of the year?
  • Is your machine stored indoors or outdoors? 
  • What locations or stations in your business need ice close by?
  • Do you have the need for more than one ice maker?

There’s a lot to consider, which is why we write these blogs and offer dedicated customer support during our business hours. You don’t have to make a big decision like this alone.


Our Most Popular Ice Machine for Hotels and Gyms: The 22” Elevation Series Cube Ice Maker


Ice machines are certainly not one size fits all. The more rooms you have, the more ice you’ll need. The same applies the more guests that visit your gym.

The 22 Wide Modular Cube Ice Machine exceeds the expectations for ice machines in production speed, daily output, and efficiency. This Ice-O-Matic ice machine is 20% more energy efficient than other machines and provides an environmentally friendly alternative with BPA-free plastic and recyclable parts.

Related: The Elevation Series Cube Ice Modular Machine—Now Available From Memphis Ice!

Their Plastic Food Zone eliminates hard-to-clean nooks and crannies, allowing for effortless wipe down and easy, long-lasting sanitation. Simple, one-touch controls paired with a smart LED light alert users of the machine status, indicating when it’s time to give your machine a good cleaning. 

The Elevation Cube Ice Machine series is our most popular line ever here at Memphis Ice. There’s a reason why our line of 48-inch machines isn’t too popular, a point which we’ll discuss in the next section. However, if a 22-inch machine is just a tad too small for your needs, we do offer a 30-inch machine that’s compatible with the most important part of any hotel or gym’s machine: the dispenser.


What Is The Most Popular Dispenser for Hotels and Gyms?


For our most successful clients, the CD40022 Cube Ice Dispenser is our most popular dispenser. This rugged, built-to-last machine has fingerprint-proof dispensing areas, push to dispense operation, and an oversized sink for large containers!

The Power Clean feature allows access to the bin for easy cleaning without the burden of relocating the ice machine to fully wipe it down. Each machine dispenses ¼ lb of ice per second. Simply put, it’s maximum ice storage in a minimum amount of space. Here are a few facts you need to know about your next dispenser:

  • Just 22 inches wide
  • Only 76 inches tall, when paired with the recommended 22-inch elevation series machine, mentioned previously in this blog
  • Stores 120 pounds of ice in its storage bin
  • Over 4 inches of internal foam insulation. For most storage bins, ice melting can be an issue. Not this one. Bye-bye, quick melts.
  • Great for hard water connections and tight spaces


While our 22-inch line of elevation series machines and dispensers are our most popular, we do offer 30-inch machines and dispensers for the clients that need a little more. However, we do not offer dispensers that can fit our 48-inch wide ice maker. For more information about our storage and dispenser options, click here.


We Partner With Ice-O-Matic So You Can Get The Best Ice Machines For Your Business


As the only Ice-O-Matic distributor in the MidSouth, we’re proud to service this top-tier manufacturer. Their seamless designs are consistent across models and environmentally flexible so that any machine can work in almost any sized hotel or gym.

Ready to buy or rent? Contact one of our dedicated service technicians today

Before you’re ready to install, visit our ice machine installation requirements checklist. It’s the information you need to consider before committing to your very own ice machine.



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