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Love Blue Swallows Motel! It's like a time machine trip back to the glory days of Motor Courts on Rt. 66. Rooms are restored to a cozy retro feel with furniture and bedding to match the era but comforts of current era. Loved the vintage...More
Date of stay: November 2018
Response from krmtrains1, Owner at Blue Swallow MotelResponded 4 days ago
Thank you! We often tell people, "The Blue Swallow isn't a motel, it's a time machine",and we are glad you enjoyed your stay. We hope you will come again if your travels bring you to New Mexico!
Kevin & Nancy
This is a must see on Route 66. Wish our schedule would have allowed us to stay here, however we were able to walk around and view everything. It felt like going back to the 1930s including the rooms. Kudos to the owners for making...More
Blue Swallow is a true 'icon' motel from the Route 66 days. The rooms inside is just as charming as the outside. A beautiful day we had for our overnight stay, we were able to sit outside our rooms and meet our 'neighbors'. Coffee is...More
I thank the owners for keeping up with restoring this property and making it look so pretty and authentic. After checking in, we were shown to our room. It is obvious how passionate the owners are about the motel, and keeping it vintage. I liked...More
Date of stay: October 2018
Response from krmtrains1, Owner at Blue Swallow MotelResponded 30 October 2018
We are so glad you found the place to your liking! We hope you will come again if your travels bring you to or through Tucumcari in the future.
Until then, safe travels!
My wife and I made a trip to Tucumcari just to stay at the Blue Swallow, and it was a ton of fun. It brought back memories of staying in similar -- but not quite as nice -- motels when I was a child in...More
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 …Morea 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
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
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