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Flagstaff, Arizona
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cute, clean and courteous. What more can I say? The Sunset has an old-time flavor with modern appeal. The desk lady is adorable. I travel a lot and stay in many different hotels and motels. Love this one! If you are in Moriarty and want a good nights sleep at a good price, this is your place. :)

Thank PorkyPine0727
mpogue, Owner at Sunset Motel, responded to this review

THANK YOU so much for taking time to write this review. We are energized and encouraged by your words. Please hurry back!! Mike and Debbie Pogue - owners.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't like to think of myself as a hotel snob but I honestly don't stay at these "types" of places very often. I prefer to stay somewhere newer, that I know will likely be clean. These older motels are often a gamble but I saw all of the great reviews so I figured I should give them a try....

3Thank Steven C
mpogue, Owner at Sunset Motel, responded to this review

THANK YOU STEVE!! We try hard. The Sunset turns 57 this year! Family built her in the 50's and 60's. We may be the last remaining route 66 motel owned and managed by the family that built her! Please hurry back! Mike and Debbie Pogue - owners

Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We were driving from California to Georgia. His was one of the stops and the best one. Very cute and cozy. Dog friendly too. The owners are delightful. A great rate. The room was spacious and clean and warm.

2Thank ronreba
mpogue, Owner at Sunset Motel, responded to this review

Ron, thanks for taking time to write your kind review. Sites like Tripadvisor.com allow independent properties like ours do well if we do a good job. Please hurry back! Mike and Debbie Pogue - owners.

Farmington, New Mexico
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We stayed for a sporting event and it was reasonably priced. The mattresses were newer and comfortable. It is definitely an older Motel, however, it is very roomy. I liked the fact that the bathroom was around a wall and hidden from view.

1Thank Natalie M
mpogue, Owner at Sunset Motel, responded to this review

Hey, thanks for taking time to write a nice review. We very much appreciate that. Please hurry back! Mike and Debbie Pogue - owners.

Roswell, New Mexico
Reviewed 7 January 2017

I stayed here the first night in town working a job at Wagon Wheel. I have stayed here before and they have excellent parking for a semi, but breakfast is either non-existant or too late to get started in the morning

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mpogue, Owner at Sunset Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking time to write a review. Yep, breakfast starts at 7:00am and its a simple breakfast of coffee, cereal, muffins, juice etc. Hurry back! Mike and Debbie Pogue - owners

Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

On a stop over while on vacation we stopped at Sunset Motel. The owner/ front desk couple were delightful and so accommodating and friendly. Our double queen room was clean as a pin including the bathroom and everything was in working order. We will definitely stop here again.

1Thank Karen K
mpogue, Owner at Sunset Motel, responded to this review

THANK YOU for taking time to write this nice review! Your encouraging words incent us to do even better! Please hurry back! Mike and Debbie Pogue - owners.

Reviewed 9 December 2016

Our truck broke down about a hundred feet or more from here and we had to spend the night. We were on our way to see some family in another city, so we had to call my brother to come and get us. The room was spacious, clean, and very comfortable. Excellent staff

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Del Rio, Texas
Reviewed 4 December 2016

While driving through Albuquerque I was looking for something east of the city and out of the traffic. I searched TripAdvisor for Moriarty, NM which was about 30 miles east and found this little gem with a very good rating. I was not disappointed. The desk clerk, who also was the owner, was very friendly and treated me like a...

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mpogue, Owner at Sunset Motel, responded to this review

Lee, thank you for taking time to write a thoughtful review. We very much appreciate your kind words. Portals such as tripadvisor.com allow well ran, independent motels like the Sunset Motel to do well - if we do a good job. The Sunset Motel was built in the 50's and 60's. My brother and I were raised behind the front...

Reviewed 15 November 2016

I read the reviews on line. I agree with those that feel this is a clean and simple place. When I walked into my room I felt like I stepped back into the my childhood in the 1960's. I took pictures of the room and sent them to my wife. the owner is very pleasant and recommended a great local...

Thank Paul H
Chickasha, Oklahoma, United States
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

A pleasant and comfy stay. After reading the reviews I decided to give this motel a try while traveling through. Glad we did. Check in was a breeze, very friendly and courtesy staff and owners. It's a cozy little motel off the road of Moriarty. This motel has been around quite some time since 1959 and has been updated. Has...

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mpogue, Owner at Sunset Motel, responded to this review

THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THE NICE REVIEW!! We really appreciate you taking the time to write your thoughtful remarks. It provides incentive to work harder. We enjoyed visiting with you as well. Please hurry back!! Mike and Debbie Pogue - owners.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An American Classic Motel located 0n historic Route 66 on the east end of Moriarty. Owned and operated by the same family that constructed the motel in the 50's and 60's. You'll enjoy the nostalgia of the original solid oak furnishings and decor as well as the more modern conveniences, such as coffee makers, microwaves, refrigerators and FREE wifi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunset Motel

Address: 501 East Old Route 66, Moriarty, NM 87035
Region: United States > New Mexico > Moriarty
Price Range: ₹ 4,561 - ₹ 4,964 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sunset Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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“Rooms that are further away from office are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles R1159HBjamesb, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We stayed here going and on our return trip and had room 19 each time. It is an end room and was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Tomjanmccoy, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We had room # 19 , on the end. But all looked fine.”
 of 5 bubbles 4dayweekender, 2 May 2016 | Read review
“Only stayed in one. It was fine. #11 near the rear of the property (away from Route 66)”
 of 5 bubbles MartyStahl, 11 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Easy access. All on one level.”
 of 5 bubbles susanlN4443LV, 30 May 2015 | Read review
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