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Ponca City, Oklahoma
Reviewed 27 November 2016

On our way to the balloon festival in Albuquerque we wanted to stay in an authentic Route 66 motel. This place was so nice and the owner so helpful we decided to stay again on our way back to Oklahoma. We spent much of our first day stay doing the mural tour in Tucumcari. Great Route 66 restaurants there as...

Thank Kayte M
St. Petersburg, Fl.
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This is my 4ht stay at the Safari in Tucumcari. As always the owner was helpful and gracious. Motel is always very clean and quiet. Will stay there next time opportunity arises. Be sure to confirm your reservation if you're running late. Owners try to close office about 9 PM. I like this as there's almost no door slamming and...

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We stopped at the Safari Inn on our way home from a trip this past June. We love the mystique of old Route 66 and all of the fond memories we had of childhood trips with our families. We were not disappointed. The decor was upscale 1950's and the room was immaculately clean. The hotel proprietor was very helpful and...

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Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Really impressed with the size of room, furnishings and comfort. Well done! Price point is fabulous for this room-Wanda Jackson suite. Super clean with fluffy towels. Had great fajitas at Pow Wow. Great Espresso at Circa.

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Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Arrived and immediately greeting by the host, very helpful and friendly. Gave us good recommendations for places to eat and also showed us how everything worked in the room. The rooms themselves are clean, tidy and well presented.

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We were traveling from Houston to Albuquerque for Balloon Fiesta we decided to stop along the way. Started checking online for hotels along our route, I found this hotel we stopped the owner showed us the room, Room very clean the beds were very comfortable bedding,both the towels and linen were very nice....very reasonable price Thanks for trio down memory...

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed 28 September 2016

A super comfortable, attractive, and cozy small Route 66 motel. You can't go wrong here, especially if you are a fan of vintage motels like I am. My room was very clean and the quality of bathroom and bed linens is unbelievable for a motel like this - super soft, thick bathroom towels with a lovely scent and an awesomely...

1Thank Rob7171
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We have been staying at the Motel Safari for years on our annual pilgrimage to Santa Fe. The motel has been restored beautifully and is super clean ! We really like the Wanda Jackson suite . It's full of fun memorabilia and is very spacious. Gail , the proprietor, is very friendly and helpful with suggestions on places for dinner...

Thank Vicki H
Yukon, Oklahoma
Reviewed 20 September 2016

This is a gem of a motel. A perfect stop along I-40 at a very reasonable price. Gail was a very gracious host. She even offered us to use her covered parking for our motorcycles as it was storming and gave us good tips on where to eat. We would definitely stay here again.

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Miamisburg, Ohio
Reviewed 12 September 2016

This is a very nice small original Rt 66 motel that has been nicely remodeled and is super super clean. The owner Gail ( I believe that's her name and if not I apologize) is very nice, helpful and accommodating. The rooms are very spacious with good air conditioners, nice TVs, plenty of hot water and super clean. The towels...

Thank Sharon F

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
MOTEL SAFARI (est. 1959) - A Route 66 Icon for more than 57 years! Welcome to the world famous Motel Safari on historic Route 66 in Tucumcari, NM. Vintage motor hotel lodging with today's modern amenities, squeaky clean rooms and the best beds on the Mother Road! We feature: Sealy Posturepedic plush pillow top mattresses, hypoallergenic down pillows, luxury cotton bath linens, premium bath amenities, 32 inch flat panel HDTV's, in-room coffee makers with coffee, free Wi-Fi and great rates. Journey through time, experience road travel the way it used to be and get your kicks on Route 66. Don't just dream about legends of the road - STAY IN ONE! ... more   less 

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Address: 722 East Route 66, Tucumcari, NM 88401
Region: United States > New Mexico > Tucumcari
Price Range: €69 - €69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Motel Safari Hotel Tucumcari
Safari Hotel Tucumcari
Safari Motel Tucumcari
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Tucumcari
#2 Business Hotel in Tucumcari
#2 Family Hotel in Tucumcari
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