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Desert Inn

2420 South 1st Street, PoBox1414, Tucumcari, NM 88401 (Formerly Microtel Inn)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Niles, Michigan, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms are small and compact, but comfortable. The breakfast is adequate, offering cereals, Belgium waffles, fruit, sausage and biscuits, hard boiled eggs, coffee and apple or cranberry juices. The indoor pool and hot tub were both closed. My complaint was it was listed on line for $60 a night. We had always paid around $75. The charge ended up... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean room comfortable bed, cozy but efficient. Pool, Hot tub and ice machine on 2nd floor ALL out of order. Hence 4 , not 5 stars. Just needed a place to rest. Plenty of hot water and water pressure. Girl at front desk accommodating for our midnight check in. Used the recommended 2nd floor front and it was very quiet.... More 

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Fortuna, California
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly staff. First they would not give us an email confirmation only a number. The room was very small where the queen bed barely fit. The cleaning products they use were so strong, I sneezed and blew my nose continually to the point I thought I had a cold, which I didnt because the next morning after we left I... More 

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Mesquite, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I basically chose this motel over any others based on the fact that they accept pets. I was not expecting really wonderful based on our stay a few nights earlier in a "pet friendly" motel. From the moment I walked in to check in, it was a pleasure to be there. The lady at the front desk was friendly and... More 

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Texarkana, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Our room was clean and well-appointed for a budget motel. Parking was ample and convenient to the entrance. The staff was courteous. However, despite there being available rooms on the ground floor, we could not book one without paying an "upgrade" fee, a major inconvenience as there is no elevator. The mini-fridge in our room did not work, the toiletries... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

New management. The front desk area is very nice and modern looking. Front desk is very friendly. The property is old but its apparent some effort went into cleaning it up. But that's about it. The all florescent lighting in the crowded room nearly gave me a headache. Very unwelcoming feel. There was a gap between the door and door... More 

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Las Animas, Colorado
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Got in late one night and left the next morning at 7, so didn't get a chance to take advantage of the many features of this property, but everything was very clean and well kept and the staff was very helpful and polite. For the money, I don't see how you can go wrong

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Morris, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

If you are looking for a place to lay your head after a day of travelling, you will enjoy this clean and comfortable place to stay. The hotel staff was pleasant and helpful. Our room was very comfortable but compact. Not as small as hotel rooms in Europe though! The breakfast was adequate. The parking lot was well lit and... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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230 reviews 230 reviews
191 hotel reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We stayed just one night, but found this motel a great place to overnight. The room was very comfy, albeit small, it suited for the night. The desk clerk was friendly and the lobby and property is updated and a nice place overall to rest your head. PS; No elevator.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I checked in very late so can't comment on the pool or fitness room. The desk clerk was very pleasant and helpful. My room was very small. A queen sized bed and bath. There was a small refrigerator and microwave. Although small, the room was clean. The room temperature control didn't work. It only stayed on high cool. I was... More 

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