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Motel Safari

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722 E Route 66 Blvd, Tucumcari, NM 88401-3142 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Accessible rooms
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I love what you've done with this place! The Motel Safari, with host Larry (and Sam) Smith, is a comfortable and relaxing motor lodge. Spacious parking is available, you can park at your room door for easy loading and unloading. When you step into the...More

Thank Deborah S
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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

I can’t say enough about the Motel Safari! One of my favorite hotel stays ever and I will be back! Great rooms and very comfortable beds! Decor is awesome! Owner is very nice! If you are looking for a step back in time with all...More

Thank Milynda T
Response from Larry S, Owner at Motel SafariResponded 27 August 2018

Thanks Milynda! We'll look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Safari should be nearer the top in the TripAdvisor rankings for Tucumcari. We loved the updated retro room we had and the wonderful hospitality that Larry provided while we were there. We received spot-on recommendations for dinner and breakfast and even were escorted to...More

Thank BelloSouth
Response from Larry S, Owner at Motel SafariResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the kind words! The Safari would likely rank even higher if I actively solicited reviews. Not doing that, however, makes me appreciate the ones we do get all the more. They really mean a lot. And I agree, more folks need to venture...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is one of those gems the road that you need to make a note of - that way when you pass through Tucumcari you can plan to stay there! Super clean rooms, great decor, inviting atmosphere (in room radios playing Route 66 radio:)...More

Thank John_Mesen
Response from Larry S, Owner at Motel SafariResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review! So glad you enjoyed your stay!

Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend, Hank and I stayed here on our Route 66 road trip heading out west and loved it so much we stopped to stay again heading back east! The whole property really gives you the feeling of being on the Mother Road back in...More

Thank Holly L
Response from Larry S, Owner at Motel SafariResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the awesome review! So cool when guests stay again on their return trip; we appreciate being such a big part of your travels. Route 66 Radio is one of our most popular perks, and we're the first - and so far, only -...More

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The world-famous Motel Safari on Historic Route 66 in Tucumcari, New Mexico, has been a Mother Road icon for 60 years! We invite you to skip the big chains and experience road travel the way it used to be. Enjoy an More authentic slice of Americana with mid-century modern accommodations that don't sacrifice today's comforts and amenities. Relax on Sealy Posturepedic pillow-top mattresses, enjoy 32" HDTVs with cable, groove with Tivoli Audio BT One streaming Rte 66 Radio, cool off with remote-controlled Frigid-Aire, refresh with Speakman Anystream showerheads, stay connected with fast, free WiFi, and wake up to in-room coffee makers. And you can park right at your room! Head outside to unwind on the patio, enjoy the fire pit and visit with fellow travelers. We're centrally located, close to dining, shopping and attractions, with many just a short walk away. When getting your kicks on 66 in Tucumcari, make the Motel Safari your home away from home. Just look for the camel! Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Family
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Romantic
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Business
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Best Value
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Hotel Style
Family
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Romantic
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Business
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Best Value
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
14
Price range
US$ 44 - US$ 104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Motel Safari Hotel Tucumcari
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Safari Hotel Tucumcari
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Safari Motel Tucumcari
Location
United States > New Mexico > Tucumcari
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Family
,
Romantic
,
Business
,
Best Value
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
14
Price range
US$ 44 - US$ 104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Motel Safari Hotel Tucumcari
,
Safari Hotel Tucumcari
,
Safari Motel Tucumcari
Location
United States > New Mexico > Tucumcari
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Traveller (295)
Room & Suite (87)
Family and Play Areas (3)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
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Dottie179
11 May 2015|
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Response from Anonymous021 | Reviewed this property |
I am not aware that the Motel Safari has laundry facilities, but I read online that the Blue Swallow across the street does. Sorry I have no first hand knowledge to share.
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"corner rooms or the Rockabilly Room - also heard the Rawhide Room is great but never stayed in it."
John_Mesen
4 weeks ago
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"Get ready to travel back in time."
599patriciap
1 Oct 2018
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"All rooms nicely renovated and on the first floor. I really don't think there are any bad rooms here! ..."
samf376
10 Jul 2018
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"Call early for a reservation."
mandmcingusa
3 Jun 2018
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