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Blue Swallow Motel

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815 E. Route 66, Tucumcari, NM 88401
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Blue Swallow Motel
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Green Valley, Arizona
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275 reviews 275 reviews
83 hotel reviews
225 helpful votes 225 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Originally built in 1939, but meticulously restored, the property has been on the National Register of Historic Places since 1993. The rooms take you back in time-attached garages which can still be used by motorcycles, gliders and old fashioned lawn furniture outside your room, awnings over the windows, shells sculptured into the exterior, and neon blue swallows outside between the... More 

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florida
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83 reviews 83 reviews
4 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This route to wherever you need to stop at this memory 60 ' s place . It just adds to your book of memories for ever. Just stay and see you will not be disappointed. Going back again. Remember the days of being in your car , dad not stopping and you passed this place , now stop and enter... More 

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krmtrains1, Owner at Blue Swallow Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with others who may be traveling and wondering whether the Blue Swallow Motel would fit their overnight accommodations. Come back and visit if you are ever in the area! More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our way to NM to ski we decided to stay the night over Christmas, very last minute. We called Christmas Eve and they told us they would be expecting us the next evening, and couldn't wait to see us. The hotel had an incredible retro look that could only be pulled off on old RT66, with plenty of personality... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Blue Swallow is a 1939 motel with all the charm of that era but with the convience of modernization. We had to cut the stay at the Blue Swallow to just one night due to winter weather. We wanted to return home before the interstate became closed. Which does happen regularly between home and New Mexico. However, we do... More 

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Redding, California, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a nice throwback unlike any other. The Mueller family were incredible hosts and very friendly. If you are on the I-40, i highly recommend making this your night's stay. Surprisingly the bed was better then ours at home.

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful to stay here after a long day on the road. Nancy was very helpful with reservations on the phone, and very welcoming and hospitable when we checked in. She gave us a lot of information and recommendations for restaurants in the area. The room itself was full of genuine period furnishings, and although the temperature was only 7°F, the... More 

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

When I was a child growing up in the fifties and sixties I remembered seeing the old Motor Courts with the attached garages. A few years ago we discovered this gem from the past and look forward to staying here every chance we get. We feel like we are coming home when we stay there because of our good friends,... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

wonderful to relive the days of Route 66, and hey weren't we spoilt, a lovely warm room, a very comfy bed, and mugs of tea on arrival from Cameron and Jessica. The shower was amazing, period of course, but no fiddling, just the correct temperature.

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asturias
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very clean and the staff is very friendly. The room is beautiful and spacious. Inside of the room Good temperature and come Back the next holidays. Thank you for everything. PERFECT for family and people Explorer the road Mother.

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Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Wife, Grandson & I stayed at The Blue Swallow Motel at Christmas time 2014 while on a Route 66 trip from Carthage, MO to Santa Monica, CA. We had a great stay at this Route 66 icon/historical landmark. Cameron showed us a couple different rooms to pick from and our Grandson picked the one with the hideaway bed that... More 

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Address: 815 E. Route 66, Tucumcari, NM 88401
Location: United States > New Mexico > Tucumcari
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Blue Swallow Hotel Tucumcari
Blue Swallow Tucumcari
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Tucumcari
#1 Romantic Hotel in Tucumcari
#1 Family Hotel in Tucumcari

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