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Blue Swallow Motel

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Overview
815 E Route 66 Blvd, Tucumcari, NM 88401-3143 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Get your own garage was a novelty, lovely neon signs, nice music playing outside when sitting in the evening. Hosts are great and the place has a real route 66 feel about it. The rooms are old school but that can add to the experience.

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Flyer1956
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was traveling to LA and made sure to stop after reading other reviews. I wanted to show my 20 something daughter the way my family traveled when I was a child, including the types of places we ended our days of travel. The Blue...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank rootie87
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wasn't able to stay here this time through town since it was closed due to being off season. I did stay here 10 years ago on a Route 66 trip and it was by far the best, most authentic motel we stayed in during...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Jim B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family stopped in for an overnight stay at this lovely hotel that allows you to take a step back in time. My first question after I stay somewhere is would I return? The answer here is yes. What they do well... The owners obviously...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Icandrive55
Response from krmtrains1, Owner at Blue Swallow MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review, and we are glad you enjoyed your stay! The smell of fresh paint was because we repainted five rooms during the first two weeks of December. They also received new carpeting at that time, along with many other repairs. You likely...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While traveling to Durango we got caught in an unexpected snowstorm outside of Albuquerque and had to find accommodations. This sweet motel was awaiting us and treated us like royalty - not to mention family. The family suite was perfect for our family and the...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Kim S
Response from krmtrains1, Owner at Blue Swallow MotelResponded 2 weeks ago

It was a pleasure to have your group here, despite the difficult circumstances. It is our hope that you will join us again when the weather is more pleasurable, and you can enjoy an evening out on your patio under the neon's glow. Thanks again,...More

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About
Description
Try something different tonight! 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 More 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, and retain an authentic feel from the heyday of route 66 travel. Premium creature comforts including ultra-comfortable mattresses, spa-like towels, and Desert Breeze organic shampoo, soap, and lotion. Many of the 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! Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
Business
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
Business
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
US$81 - US$119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Blue Swallow Hotel Tucumcari
,
Blue Swallow Tucumcari
Location
United States > New Mexico > Tucumcari
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
,
Business
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
US$81 - US$119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Blue Swallow Hotel Tucumcari
,
Blue Swallow Tucumcari
Location
United States > New Mexico > Tucumcari
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Traveller (1,487)
Room & Suite (283)
Dining (5)
Family and Play Areas (9)
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Questions & Answers
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Kathleen M
24 May 2018|
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Response from Mamasans | Reviewed this property |
Pets are not allowed.
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Fortrumbo
17 April 2018|
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Response from krmtrains1 | Property representative |
One block west is Cornerstone’s First Edition. They feature pizza, pasta, sandwiches and salads. Good!
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heyboy4669
5 June 2017|
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Response from macbergsews | Reviewed this property |
Can't remember, but I know the price range was $69-129. I think we paid less than $100. Well worth it-too cute.
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Room Tips
"there are a variety of rooms to chose from"
rootie87
1 week ago
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"If you have a small car, ask for a room with a garage so that you can park inside."
MovableBeast
23 Oct 2018
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"Room 2 includes a garage with characters from the movie "Cars" painted on the walls"
Motherroad
18 Oct 2018
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"Make your reservation early to be sure to secure a room, especially during the Summer and Fall seasons."
alan12345678
7 Oct 2018
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