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Blue Swallow Motel

815 E. Route 66, Tucumcari, NM 88401
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Blue Swallow Motel
Ranked #1 of 22 hotels in Tucumcari
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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9 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place is exactly like I thought it would be. We stayed here on our route 66 trip and are very thankful that we did. The actual owners of the hotel were on vacation but their son was there and he was very friendly. The rooms are clean and cute with everything you need. Hanging out in front of your... More

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Kansas City, Kansas
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very nice motel on Route 66! My boyfriend and I were spending a couple days driving along Route 66 and I had made a reservation to stay here. We loved the quaintness of the motel and it's history! The owners were very nice and gave us a tour of all their old cars, which my boyfriend adores! The rooms are... More

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Richardson, Texas
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Blue Swallow Inn on July 18, 2014, and what a wonderful experience it was! Cameron and Jessica couldn't have been nicer and more accommodating! First of all, our room, No. 10, was wonderful - everything was immaculate and brought back memories of travels with my parents on Rte. 66. The chenille bedspreads, the furniture, the rotary... More

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San Marcos, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very sweet motel! Makes you feel like you've gone back in time. The rooms were clean and classically decorated and we loved sitting outside on are little porch relaxing. This hotel has been renovated but be aware it is still very quaint. The rooms are small and cozy, and the bathroom is 1930s true with updated hardware. I loved the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great stay in a quaint little town. Nothing fancy but clean and welcoming. Ate at Del's Diner which was very good as well. Would definitely recommend! Owners are great people and fun to visit with. Beds were comfortable. The only negative was low shower pressure but all in all, great place to stay.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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15 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is one of the nicest places on Route 66. It has working antique phones and all the touches that make it comfortable and nostalgic. It is exceptionally clean with luxurious beds, linens and towels. They've added a guest services area with a washer and dryer at a very fair rate. Nancy and Kevin frequently host s'mores get togethers and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great trip down memory lane! The chenille swallow bedspreads are iconic! Very clean, lovely family run business, Cameron was fabulous with my 3 year old grandson. The couple running the motel could not have been more friendly or helpful. Worth the stop! Thank you.

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Austin, Texas
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4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very excited to stay here, given the history and nostalgia of this town. The owners are excited about their guests, willing to help out with questions and other concerns. We had a package sent and they were glad to have it picked up from the post office and ready for us. The motel itself is a step back... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Linda and Kevin were great hosts. They welcomed us, showed us our room and told us about the history of our room and the motel. I wound up with a flat tire after dinner and Kevin helped me get air back in the tire and to a service station the next morning, only a few blocks away. The gift shop... More

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Sun City, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed one night at the Blue Swallow on our Route 66 adventure. It was the best night of the trip. Room furnishings reflect the time period and the old cars and blue neon sign were an added treat. The owners/operators are great, we'll definitely return and highly recommend the Blue Swallow to anyone looking for a... More

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Address: 815 E. Route 66, Tucumcari, NM 88401
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Location: United States > New Mexico > Tucumcari
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Blue Swallow Hotel Tucumcari
Blue Swallow Tucumcari

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#1 Best Value Hotel in Tucumcari #1 Family Hotel in Tucumcari #1 Romantic Hotel in Tucumcari
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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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