The Cross Road Motel served as Ethan Mars' third known residence and one of Madison Paige's many residences during the course of the game. This location is where Ethan recooperated both mentally and physically after the trials given to him by the Origami Killer. Ethan and Madison stayed in separate rooms, however their rooms were on the same floor of the complex and only a few rooms apart. Upon their meeting, they became more involved with each other's lives on a social level and Ethan's room became the "operating area" for their planning on how to take back Ethan's son from the Origami Killer after Ethan finally tells Madison the situation he is in and trials he has had to endure. Ethan and Madison stay in this hotel for most of the game until their circumstances are compromised when the police come to abduct Ethan for questioning. After this point, they no longer stay at the Cross Road Motel.