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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, but 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
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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
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Arrived early and the owner very kindly let us book in early which we were very grateful for tucumcari is extremely quiet not a lot happening historic motel cheap but basic you get what you pay for but the owners friendliness exceeded our expectations
The Blue Swallow Motel is a great place to stay when visiting Tucumcari, New Mexico. I highly recommend staying here if you get a chance. Bill and Terri went out of their way to make all of us feel at home. Motorcycle friendly as we...More
The proud owners of this hotel made it a real pleasure to stay here. Beautifully maintained with most of the neon in working order, a sight to behold @ night. Traveling with my 11 yr old grandaughter on a motorcycle, the small garages were a...More
The Blue Swallow Motel was our second motel stay of our Route 66 trip and it was definitely a great choice. Like everyone else that stays at the Blue Swallow we were immediately greeted by Bill when we arrived. We were traveling the route in...More
Experiencing Route 66 is about icons like the Blue Swallow. Clean, comfortable and nostalgic accomodations....you just can't ask for more. Bill and Terri make you feel like a friend of the family so it was like a homecoming when we stopped by again this year...More