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Del Rio, Texas
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

While driving through Albuquerque I was looking for something east of the city and out of the traffic. I searched TripAdvisor for Moriarty, NM which was about 30 miles east and found this little gem with a very good rating. I was not disappointed. The desk clerk, who also was the owner, was very friendly and treated me like a...

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mpogue, Owner at Sunset Motel, responded to this review

Lee, thank you for taking time to write a thoughtful review. We very much appreciate your kind words. Portals such as tripadvisor.com allow well ran, independent motels like the Sunset Motel to do well - if we do a good job. The Sunset Motel was built in the 50's and 60's. My brother and I were raised behind the front...

Michigan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I read the reviews on line. I agree with those that feel this is a clean and simple place. When I walked into my room I felt like I stepped back into the my childhood in the 1960's. I took pictures of the room and sent them to my wife. the owner is very pleasant and recommended a great local...

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Chickasha, Oklahoma, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A pleasant and comfy stay. After reading the reviews I decided to give this motel a try while traveling through. Glad we did. Check in was a breeze, very friendly and courtesy staff and owners. It's a cozy little motel off the road of Moriarty. This motel has been around quite some time since 1959 and has been updated. Has...

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mpogue, Owner at Sunset Motel, responded to this review

THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THE NICE REVIEW!! We really appreciate you taking the time to write your thoughtful remarks. It provides incentive to work harder. We enjoyed visiting with you as well. Please hurry back!! Mike and Debbie Pogue - owners.

Merritt
Reviewed September 27, 2016

While the room we were given had all that we needed for two nights of sleep, it still left much to be desired. The bedding seemed clean enough, but the carpet was heavily stained and appeared filthy. Amenities were lacking. No phone and the clock was a windup. The alarm didn't work. Fortunately, we had a cell phone with an...

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Wichita, Kansas
Reviewed September 26, 2016

Decided to book on the advice of reviewers here. Absolutely what I expected and reviews of the proprietors was spot on. Place was quiet, comfy, good TV, hot shower and good towels. Clean too.. Great value and a gem of an old school motel..

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Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

I loved this motel actually very surpurised on how nice and well kept it was. Very clean and staff very friendly. They also have free breakfast nothing extragvant but very nice and enough food to get you going.They beds were extremely comfortable. This motel will be where I go back to next time we are in town. Totally recommend.

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Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful mom n pop motel - when checking in Mary greeted us with a warm welcome - very nice and we had a nice conversation - when coming into the motel room - I always do a "hotel impossible " check - for one the room look clean - carpet looks clean even smell the carpet..... yes I did -...

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Plano, Texas
Reviewed September 10, 2016

Good location. This is a family owned and operated hotel so the staff is attentive and you can tell they want you to be happy. The beds are comfortable. It is very clean. Thanks for a nice stay! If you're into Route 66 retro, this is for you!

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Berkeley, CA
Reviewed September 7, 2016

This hotel has comfortable and very clean rooms. It also has a very friendly and helpful staff. We were in Moriarty for a yearly bike race and hotel turned out to be a perfect place to stay. The owners even lent me a tool that I needed to get the bikes ready to race. They also pointed us to another...

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mpogue, Owner at Sunset Motel, responded to this review

Great to meet you both! Thank you for your kind review. We appreciate you taking time to do this. Your reviews encourage us to do better! Hope Molly had good times on her race. Look forward to seeing you again. Mike and Debbie Pogue - owners.

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Reviewed September 6, 2016

I very much enjoyed my stay at the Sunset Motel. I loved the vintage furniture and decor, it was exactly what I look for in a Route 66 motel. The room was clean and well-maintained. The bed was so comfortable that I didn't want to get up in the morning. The lady at the check-in counter was very friendly and...

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mpogue, Owner at Sunset Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your your kind review! We appreciate the feedback. Thanks for letting us know about the A\C. The unit is being replaced! We don't require password to the guest internet, but the network is secure through VLAN. Hurry back! Mike and Debbie Pogue - owners.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An American Classic Motel located 0n historic Route 66 on the east end of Moriarty. Owned and operated by the same family that constructed the motel in the 50's and 60's. You'll enjoy the nostalgia of the original solid oak furnishings and decor as well as the more modern conveniences, such as coffee makers, microwaves, refrigerators and FREE wifi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunset Motel

Address: 501 East Old Route 66, Moriarty, NM 87035
Location: United States > New Mexico > Moriarty
Price Range: $56 - $76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sunset Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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“We stayed here going and on our return trip and had room 19 each time. It is an end room and was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Tomjanmccoy, Aug 11, 2016 | Read review
“We had room # 19 , on the end. But all looked fine.”
 of 5 bubbles 4dayweekender, May 2, 2016 | Read review
“Only stayed in one. It was fine. #11 near the rear of the property (away from Route 66)”
 of 5 bubbles MartyStahl, Jan 11, 2016 | Read review
“Easy access. All on one level.”
 of 5 bubbles susanlN4443LV, May 30, 2015 | Read review
“I stayed in Room #2 and it was very clean and comfortable and close to the office. Oh and I forgot to mention that each room has its own assigned parking space right in front of your room.”
 of 5 bubbles Ninee, Aug 4, 2014 | Read review
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