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Desert Inn

2420 South 1st Street, PoBox1414, Tucumcari, NM 88401 (Formerly Microtel Inn)
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Ranked #5 of 23 Hotels in Tucumcari
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Marty F Eureka, Illinois
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Eureka, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Passing thru and after several stops at other hotels…. found this awesome place. Very friendly receptionist, nice atmosphere, clean rooms, unheard of room rates for a room this nice. My only complaint would be the towels could be a little softee. I would definitely stay here !!!

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Excelsior, Minnesota
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125 reviews 125 reviews
35 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was here one night. I found the place on Tripadvisor. It was a great place and excellent value. The room was nice and clean. I loved that it had a fridge and microwave. They even put free water bottles in the room. The breakfast was a bit better than average - the hard boiled eggs were warm. I prefer... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed for one night as I was passing through town. I would definitely stay again! Very clean, updated rooms! Service was excellent! Nice location right off the highway. My only complaint is the room was a little small, but that's minor. I only paid $60 a night. Excellent value for what you get! Much better than a Motel 6!

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Arkansas
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58 reviews 58 reviews
15 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My family and I stayed here last week after a long drive from Flagstaff. This place is clean and very affordable. I can tell you that we walked in and got two rooms for $61.00 per room, which is hard to come by on the interstate. The check-in was easy and quick, check-out was just as easy and quick. The... More

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Waterford, Wisconsin, United States
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88 reviews 88 reviews
50 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Not to be confused with the more famous Desert Inn, this Hotel made the grade and then some when it comes to Hospitality. Modern, Clean, Comfortable and, most importantly, Affordable are all words I can apply to this Desert Inn. A mechanical breakdown on I-40 left me stranded between Tucumcari and Albuquerque and fate led me to John's Truck Repair... More

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Columbia, Missouri
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Traveling through the southwest in January I searched online and found this very reasonably priced hotel, decided to give it a try. The beds are PERFECT! Nice linens, too. I had one of the best night's sleep of my life and woke up feeling perfectly refreshed, after a long day of driving. Staff very friendly, everything clean as a whistle.... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I have stayed at other hotels in the area and paid higher prices. I guess I should start by saying I know what I want in a hotel room because I and my wife own one that gets great reviews on trip advisor. As I stated before I had stayed in other hotels in the area and have paid over... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We stayed here for a night during our cross country motorcycle trip and the staff was very nice and helpful. The room was very modern and super comfy. I particularly like the window bench seat. Would definitely stay here again.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

On our way from missouri to arizona we stopped off at this hotel for the night. The hotel staff was helpful. The pool was indoors and clean. It was relaxing to chill in the pool after a long drive. Our room was clean and comfortable. The price was good for the area. Would stay again if we are coming through.

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Tustin, Michigan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Like most travelers we didn’t come specifically to Tucumcari, but were passing through on historic Route 66. I will give a fair and balanced review, because unlike some who think this is a “gem” and others who rate this as a trash heap, the truth is actually someplace in the middle. First of all, the place was easy to find,... More

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Address: 2420 South 1st Street, PoBox1414, Tucumcari, NM 88401 (Formerly Microtel Inn)
Location: United States > New Mexico > Tucumcari
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Also Known As:
Microtel Tucumcari
Tucumcari Microtel

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