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Tristar Inn Xpress

1302 West Route 66 Blvd., Tucumcari, NM 88401
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I read the reviews on the Tristar and other Tucumcari motels. Tri Star seemed to have the most positive reviews. I usually drive straight thru from Arizona to the Midwest, but my wife convinced me to overnight along the way. After retiring from years of working traveling on the road staying at every chain motel in the country I'm now... More

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Cherryville, North Carolina, USA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Old school, Route 66 motel. Good value for the price. No problems. Clean. Pool table in bar area gave us something to kill a little time with before bed. Quiet room. Would recommend for anyone passing through Tucumcari.

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Manama, Bahrain
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Before visiting Tucumcari I researched accommodation on Trip Advisor - hence my choice Good value room rate for a clean and comfortable room, Mike the host is helpful and personable, excellent parking and only minutes from a supermarket There is an attractive pool/pool area In the reception building is an appealing bar area which Mike runs himself - good value... More

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Adair, Oklahoma
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

When you're on Route 66, small independent hotels are definitely the way to go to get the full Route 66 effect! We stayed at Tristar for two nights during Rockabilly on the Route. The room was priced great and clean and spacious. The bar was great and the owner was very friendly. I would highly recommend!

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sydney
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We were driving route66 again and decided to stay a here again. Mike remembered us from 2 years ago. We had a great night at the bar with Mike. The room was clean and comfortable the shower was hot and great water pressure. So do yourself a favour and stay.

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Bilbao, Spain
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We've spent a night in our travel along route 66. The place is within the town. The rooms are very clean, has microwave and frisge, beds are confortable and the owner was very kind. It also has a bar with a pool, which is an extra point. It is an affordable place, and you get a clean and confy place... More

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Little Elm, Texas
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53 hotel reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

This is one of the most difficult reviews I have ever written. Each time I wanted to score this a 4 or higher there was something making me want to score it 2 or less so I settled at 3. We ultimately chose this one over some of the other historical hotels because it had a pool for our kids.... More

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mawais53, Owner at Tristar Inn Xpress, responded to this review

FACTS 1- TRISTAR INN XPRESS is an independently owned property, meaning not affiliated/associated with any of the known franchise brands. 2- magicandbird did make a reservation in advance called to confirm before arriving. 3- Prior to check-in magicandbird asked to see the room and room was inspected thoroughly by magicandbird, his wife and 2 kids. 3- Yes we do have... More

Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

I traveled to Tucumcari for the Rockabilly On The Route weekend. I was the cover & centerfold in La Loca Magazine. We stayed at Tristar because it is right next to the convention center. Our room was nice, clean & best of all had a mini fridge & Microwave! We were very comfortable & pleased with everything! It was so... More

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Lawton, Oklahoma, United States
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

Six years ago, I presented a review of the Tristar Inn Express. I still recommend the place. It is well-kept and provides good accommodations at a reasonable price. Rooms are clean and well-furnished. A bar has been added recently and has gotten good reviews from those who have patronized it. Definitely one of Tucumcari's lodging gems.

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Sapulpa, Oklahoma
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46 reviews 46 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

It took 20 minutes to locate the desk clerk and get a room. Desk clerk too businesslike. Treated like he could "take you or leave you." The bartender of the attached bar was much more friendly and was apologetic. Not the welcome for a weary traveler. Room was pretty clean but really shouldn't they all be? It took forever for... More

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mawais53, General Manager at Tristar Inn Xpress, responded to this review

We, at Tristar Inn Xpress offer with pride CLEAN, COMFORTABLE Rooms at affordable rates and we make every effort on our part to be always polite, respectful and courteous to our guests and patrons. More

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Address: 1302 West Route 66 Blvd., Tucumcari, NM 88401
Location: United States > New Mexico > Tucumcari
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 61
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