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Motel Safari

722 East Route 66, Tucumcari, NM 88401
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Motel Safari
Ranked #2 of 22 hotels in Tucumcari
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here on the way back from our route 66 trip. We just could not get enough of Tucumcari and after staying across the street at the Blue Swallow we wanted to experience more of the old motel charm. These rooms are perfect very comfortable, beautifully renovated and you cannot beat the price. The reason I did not give... More

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Memphis, Tennessee
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15 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the Wanda Jackson Suite during our stay. It was exceptional. The rooms were spacious and comfortable with nice retro touches. The bed was very comfortable and the bath was completely updated. The huge television is the only one we watched on the whole trip. The kitchen area included a mini-fridge with small separate freezer. The owners Richard... More

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Newark, OH
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Let me start off by saying the beds, pillows and towels were so soft and comfortable. The room had the right amount of nostalgia and modern items. There was a replica of an old radio but it also had a CD player built in. The pillows and bed were so wonderful. When we first arrived the room had a musty... More

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Dudley, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good Route stop it was like going back in time. replica radio the front desk was quaint. The lady was very helpful. The town is great. Bed & pillows was so comfortable. Good gift shop just down the road.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice and clean. Soft comfortable beds. Service was excellent and is highly recommended for friends and family. Enjoyed my stay and miss the bed and pillows. Will definitely stay there again my next trip. Convenient location as well.

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Tucson, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second stay at the Motel Safari and we are completely satisfied. It is on the classic Route 66 strip, with vintage style murals outside and memorabilia in each room. The Route 66 heritage is honored here, but the accommodations are comfortable for the modern traveler, with a modern aesthetic- this is not kitschy, nor does it look... More

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West New York, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and 2 children stayed at the motel safari and it was great. Gale, the owner showed us to our rooms, she was very nice and polite. the rooms were spacious and very clean.the bed was so comfortable that we slept in and had a late check out. I highly recommend staying there. They also have big flat screen... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room was spotless, and set in the early sixties vibe. I loved it. The staff was friendly and very informative on the area. I loved it. And my dad who was a sixties child could not stop awing over the signs and nostalgia set on the grounds. I loved it.

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Arizona
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21 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tried the Blue Swallow, but they were full so we moved on. Initially I wasn't so sure about Motel Safari, but I'm glad we took the risk. The front desk gal was so helpful and so nice! We liked our room. We were very impressed with the decor. Overall very clean--but one spot was overlooked--dried urine on the underside... More

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This motel was darling...vintage Route 66 with just the right updates. Very comfortable beds, incredibly clean bathroom, friendly owner. The room was very quiet so we got a great night sleep. Had good recommendations for breakfast just down the street which made the value of our room even better. This is vintage so make sure and bring a hair dryer... More

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Additional Information about Motel Safari

Address: 722 East Route 66, Tucumcari, NM 88401
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Location: United States > New Mexico > Tucumcari
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Motel Safari Hotel Tucumcari
Safari Hotel Tucumcari
Safari Motel Tucumcari

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
Hotel Style
#2 Family Hotel in Tucumcari #2 Best Value Hotel in Tucumcari #2 Romantic Hotel in Tucumcari
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
MOTEL SAFARI (est. 1959) - A Route 66 Icon for more than 55 years! Welcome to the world famous Motel Safari on historic Route 66 in Tucumcari, NM. Classic motor court lodging with today's modern amenities, squeaky clean rooms and the BEST beds on the Mother Road! We feature: Sealy Posturepedic pillow top mattresses, hypoallergenic down pillows, luxury cotton bath linens, premium bath amenities, 32 inch flat panel HDTV's, in-room coffee makers with coffee, free Wi-Fi and great rates. Journey through time and experience road travel the way it used to be, get your kicks on Route 66! ... more   less 
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