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Desert Inn

2420 South 1st Street, PoBox1414, Tucumcari, NM 88401 (Formerly Microtel Inn)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Louisville, Kentucky
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a great value on a cross-country trip, then look no further in Tucumcari! This is a nice, clean new hotel and we weren't too disappointed in the place. Having said that, we did find a few issues: * The hot tub was out of service, something that apparently goes on for a long time every... More 

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Hastings, Minnesota
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73 reviews 73 reviews
25 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Drew helped us when we registered. He was very nice and very pleasant. The Desert Inn has easy highway access; the lobby is very clean, as was the breakfast area. Our room was quiet, we had no highway noise; it had super clean carpets, linens and furnishings. The room had a nice refrigerator and microwave. The bed was comfortable. The... More 

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Onarga, IL
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Driving across country alone I stay in name brand hotels usually and always where rooms are entered from inside building. Last week I arrived in TUCUMCARI later than I had planned. I was ill with sore throat and killer cough and just wanted to sleep. Looking for a place I saw the brand hotels for prices in the $130s. This... More 

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Livonia, Michigan
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I tend to stay in the same hotels when I travel cross country, but my last trip I decided to add an extra day to my journey. Tucumcari seemed like a good location to spend my final night on the road. After reading my reviews online, I chose to book at the Desert Inn. The major deciding factor in what... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We stayed here overnight a week apart. First night was in one queen bed, which is a very small room, but serves its purpose. Next time we got two queens which was much better. The rooms have good heating and air. I mention this as I hate the ones that are constantly going on and off during the night. There... More 

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