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815 E. Route 66, Tucumcari, NM 88401
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Blue Swallow Motel
Ranked #1 of 23 hotels in Tucumcari
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are driving the historic Route 66, you just have to stay at the Blue Swallow Motel. Iconic and kitsch, you are assured a warm welcome. We had comfortable, clean rooms, chairs to sit outside and a parking space. Jessica, Cameron and the dogs were great company and were only too happy to recommend restaurants to eat at. We... More

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Suffolk, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A perfect stop along 66. Great atmosphere and charming hosts. A great break from chain lodging. The town has a couple of good restaurants which were recommended by the owner and proved to exactly as described. This was a pleasant surprise during a fifteen day road trip.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Blue Swallow last week during our drive from the Grand Canyon to Dallas. This place is just wonderful- the folks are so helpful and accommodating and the place itself has wonderful throw back charm. My only complaint was we had to choose between an open window with a less than secure screen or a very noisy... More

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Canton, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great experience, wonderful hosts. 8 Harley riders had the best night of 12 nights on Route 66. I'll bring my next group back here. Rooms are clean and the garages are unique. Our host drove one of our riders to the grocery store in an antique car

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Altoona, Iowa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel was fun and well taken care of and the owners Kevin and Nancy went well above the normal customer service. We changed from the original reservation as Nancy was showing us around and did it most graciously. The room was comfortable and very clean, more than many modern hotels where we have stayed. They even had a garage... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a fabulous place! We stayed for one night while travelling Route 66. For anyone else doing it this is a stop not to be missed. We were a party of seven staying in two rooms each with two doubles. The rooms were fab, the owners had worked very hard to keep the original features of the rooms. The decor... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing hotel, the owners were delightful they couldn't do enough for us from start to finish! We only stayed one night on our tour but we were treated like family. The rooms were of the original decor and it was great to sit outside the room with a beer and enjoy the most spectacular neon sign ever! A... More

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Houston, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Blue Swallow Motel is gem on Route 66 and is definitely worth the stop, even if it means going out of your way to get there. You will feel as if you stepped back in time. Everything—from the room decor, neon lights, and vintage car out front—adds to the atmosphere of a motor court from the 1940s or 1950s.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Historic property on Route 66, is a great experience. The owners are very friendly. The rooms are well maintained, but remain true to their historical character. The rooms were also reasonably priced. If you stay in Tucumcari, you should stay here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Blue Swallow on August 2 for one night. What an amazing place. The owners have done a wonderful job preserving the feel of the historic motel and providing a comfortable place to stay. The beds are extremely comfortable we enjoyed a restful night after a very long drive. The owners are very friendly and warm and... More

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Address: 815 E. Route 66, Tucumcari, NM 88401
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Location: United States > New Mexico > Tucumcari
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BREAK THE CHAIN! Travel just a short distance away from the I-40 off-ramp to experience the best of the past, with old-fashioned hospitality that is all too rare these days. The Blue Swallow Motel is a classic Motor Court established in 1939 on historic Route 66, and one of few anywhere still operating in its original configuration. Rooms are clean and comfortable, but retain an authentic feel from the heyday of route 66 travel. Premium creature comforts including wonderful mattresses, spa-like towels, and Desert Breeze organic shampoo, soap, and lotion. Most rooms include a garage to make you feel more at home while you are on the road, and these are perfect for parking your motorcycle or classic car for the night. All rooms are non-smoking. One of the best neon displays on Route 66! Come spend a memorable night and experience the home-style hospitality of a bygone era at the Blue Swallow Motel! ... more   less 
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