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Blue Swallow Motel

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

We loved staying here and how well it was restored to replicate back in the day. The rooms were authentic but still very comfortable and functional. Lots of kids have never seen a working rotary phone before. Definitely will stay here again when heading west.

1  Thank Chris L
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Do I expect such a serendipitous stay. The neon beckoned and we were entranced. Kevin and Nancy are 2 of the reasons Rte 66 still exists. The Blue Swallow has the best beds of any we have stayed in and we have crisscrossed the U.S....More

1  Thank Theresa D
Reviewed 27 December 2017

The hotel and property are very neat and clean. Everything is like you would expect from a very well maintained boutique hotel. When going this way I would stay here again. The owners are very friendly and helpful. Felt like I had gone back in...More

1  Thank David G
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

The motel is wonderful. From the retro-lamps to the real working telephone from a by-gone era. Our room was clean and very quaint. We stayed in #15. It was exactly as the on-line pics said it was. The down comforters were great on a chilly...More

1  Thank RosaDaniels
Response from krmtrains1, Owner at Blue Swallow MotelResponded 29 December 2017

Thank you! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay here. The nearly endless hot water is due to the nearly-new Rinnai tankless water heaters we use to serve all the rooms now. No one ever runs out of hot water! Thanks again, and hope...More

Reviewed 15 December 2017

What a great way to experience early travel on Route 66. Room was very retro, comfortable and neat as a pin. Kevin and Nancy are fabulous hosts and very knowledgeable on local history. We are from Kingman, Az, and love the Rt 66 experience, so...More

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
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Air Conditioning
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Price range
US$ 65 - US$ 130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Tucumcari
#1 Business Hotel in Tucumcari
#1 Family Hotel in Tucumcari
#1 Romantic Hotel in Tucumcari
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$ 65 - US$ 130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Tucumcari
#1 Business Hotel in Tucumcari
#1 Family Hotel in Tucumcari
#1 Romantic Hotel in Tucumcari
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Fortrumbo
18 April 2018|
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Response from xkot96 | Reviewed this property |
The PowWow Restaurant is probably a mile away from the Blue Swallow. A straight line hike, and maybe more than you want to do, but the food is quite good.
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heyboy4669
5 June 2017|
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Response from Mary beth B | 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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6 May 2017|
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Response from krmtrains1 | Property representative |
Yes, we have 100% refrigerated air!
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