We found this place on Roadtrippers and it was the first place we stayed during a 3-week road trip. PERFECT place to start! Loved the neon, the classic car out front, and the lobby, complete with very helpful and welcoming owners as well as a sweet golden retriever who took her job as motel greeter very seriously. :) The room was super-cute and, even more importantly, the bed was SUPER-comfortable. We couldn't have chosen a better spot to kick off our trip!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- BREAK THE CHAIN! Travel just a short distance away from the I-40 off-ramp to experience the best of the past, with old-fashioned hospitality that is all too rare these days. The Blue Swallow Motel is a classic Motor Court established in 1939 on historic Route 66, and one of few anywhere still operating in its original configuration. Rooms are clean and comfortable, but retain an authentic feel from the heyday of route 66 travel. Premium creature comforts including wonderful mattresses, spa-like towels, and Desert Breeze organic shampoo, soap, and lotion. Most rooms include a garage to make you feel more at home while you are on the road, and these are perfect for parking your motorcycle or classic car for the night. All rooms are non-smoking. One of the best neon displays on Route 66! Come spend a memorable night and experience the home-style hospitality of a bygone era at the Blue Swallow Motel! ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Blue Swallow Hotel Tucumcari
- Blue Swallow Tucumcari