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Blue Swallow Motel

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Overview
815 E Route 66 Blvd, Tucumcari, NM 88401-3143 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
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Description
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 ...More a 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
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Family
,
Business
,
Best Value
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Family
,
Business
,
Best Value
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
US$ 65 - US$ 130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Blue Swallow Hotel Tucumcari
,
Blue Swallow Tucumcari
Location
United States > New Mexico > Tucumcari
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Reviewed 29 May 2010

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

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Reviewed 29 May 2010

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

Thank Dglickster
Reviewed 28 May 2010

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

Thank Brewhalady
Reviewed 28 May 2010

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

Thank InRoute
Reviewed 27 May 2010

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

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Kathleen M
24 May 2018|
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Response from Mamasans | Reviewed this property |
Pets are not allowed.
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Fortrumbo
18 April 2018|
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Response from krmtrains1 | Property representative |
One block west is Cornerstone’s First Edition. They feature pizza, pasta, sandwiches and salads. 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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Room Tips
"Route 66 is noisy at night-- if you are a light sleeer get a room in the back"
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"Check the room descriptions online then select the one that fits your party."
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"This motel is very popular among Route 66 travelers. A reservation is recommended is the travel season."
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"Tried, but could not rate above ratings. We give highest marks for all."
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