We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 23 Tucumcari hotels

Desert Inn

2420 South 1st Street, PoBox1414, Tucumcari, NM 88401 (Formerly Microtel Inn)
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Desert Inn to your Saves list
Desert Inn
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
66%
Ranked #5 of 23 hotels in Tucumcari
A recent review
4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jacky E Arkansas
  • Overview
  • Reviews (62)
  • Photos (23)
  • Similar Hotels
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (10)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

62 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    19
    22
    3
    6
    12
See reviews for
18
15
7
4
Rating summary
  • 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (10)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Arkansas
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
15 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Waterford, Wisconsin, United States
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
48 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Columbia, Missouri
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Saint Louis, Missouri
Senior Contributor
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tustin, Michigan
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I am skeptical when staying in a "no-name" hotel. However, after reviewing other reviews decided to give it a try. Boy, was I impressed! Rooms clean, updated interiors, flat-screen tv, and very fast wireless. The bathrooms have been completely updated and towels are really good. The breakfast was cereal, biscuits and gravy, New Mexico green chile sauce, and lots of... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

After traveling all day this was the perfect place to get a good night sleep. Very clean, comfortable bed, refrigirator, microwave. Standard breakfast Simple but good. Staff was very helpful and courteous. Great price for a great nights sleep.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rochester, Minnesota
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I've been in the hotel business for nearly 30 years and had HUGE reservations about checking into this "no name" hotel even though I currently work for an independent hotel, I still had my fears. I am traveling cross country with my beloved Bichon and have never really had to stay at a hotel with him so I was in... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Desert Inn, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Desert Inn? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Desert Inn

Address: 2420 South 1st Street, PoBox1414, Tucumcari, NM 88401 (Formerly Microtel Inn)
Location: United States > New Mexico > Tucumcari
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Priceline, Booking.com and BookingOdigeoWL so you can book your Desert Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Microtel Tucumcari
Tucumcari Microtel

23 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (5)
Viewed
Room/suite (3)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Other (1)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (19)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (5)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (2)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
Other (7)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
All
hotels in Tucumcari with
any amenities

Amenities

Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Number of rooms
52

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Desert Inn staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer