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815 E. Route 66, Tucumcari, NM 88401
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Ontario, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I could not have enjoyed my stay at the Blue Swallow any more! The 2nd night of a 2 week Rte 66 and beyond road trip, and it spoiled me for all subsequent stops. First, of course, there is the history of this iconic roadside motel. It's preserved perfectly but not preciously. The neon is gorgeous; the antique autos lend... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had been looking forward to our stay at the Blue Swallow since leaving Chicago to begin our Route 66 adventure, and it did not disappoint. Kevin and Nancy (and Bessie!) have done a great job not only preserving this slice of history but creating a sense of community amongst the guests - eating s'mores by the fire while swapping... More

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Kansas City
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was so excited to stay at the Blue Swalllow after reading the Trip Advisor reviews and visiting the Blue Swallow website. It did not disappoint! Co-owner Nancy and Bessie welcomed us warmly. After a 13-hour drive, it means so much to stop somewhere you've never been and feel at home. Comfort, charm, history and friendliness are some of the... More

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Oakland, New Jersey
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A terrific couple runs this place with love. What a fun place to stay. We met some other folks there too, all fellow travelers, like Bob, who let my 3 kids sit behind the wheel of his mint 1959 Vette. The hotel was so nicely maintained and close to a few great restaurants. Great for the kids. We are a... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The ninth motel of our Route 66 adventure and WOW. I wanted to stay in as many Route 66 mom and pop motels and all the guides were telling me that this was a must so i booked it about ten months in advance to make sure we were not disappointed. We arrived and Cameron showed us our room and... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great spot, and a must for Route 66ers. This retro motel has been lovingly restored by the current owner. His passion an enthusiasm are immediately evident. He greeted us on arrival with a warm and friendly welcome, and then followed up by telling us the history of the place. He also showed us to our room, and pointed out... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky to book the last room available at this charming motel. It is a lovingly preserved slice of life from back in Route 66's heyday. They even have gleaming retro cars parked in the lot. The room was quiet and clean and the owners are very welcoming. We would definitely recommend staying here!

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We live in L.A. and our son goes to college in Tennessee - so we drive I-40 twice a year, every year. And we always stay at the Blue Swallow in Tucumcari! First off, the attention to detail is wonderful - it feels like a real throwback to some romantic, Route 66 time. The owners are incredibly nice and helpful,... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister and I knew this had to be one of our must-stay stops on our Route 66 trip. The rooms filled with classic items felt like we stepped back into time with special touches like magazines and newspapers from the 50s and an old Victor TV. They were clean and had comfortable beds. The outside seating area by a... More

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Spring Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay at the Blue Swallow Motel was a delight. The room held a sense of a time before while still being very comfortable. We had a relaxed meal at the table provided right outside our room, an excellent night's rest and our dog, Harley, was welcomed warmly by the owners and other guests alike. We would highly recommend a... 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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Also Known As:
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