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Motel Safari

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722 E Route 66 Blvd, Tucumcari, NM 88401-3142 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Accessible rooms
Breakfast included
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All reviewsthe ownercomfortable bedsfluffy towelsflat screen tvthe mother roadmodern amenitiesplace to stayclassic routemid centuryblue swallowroute tripking bedgreat pricelong drivechain hotelsblast from the pastafter a long day
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quite a pleasant place to spend the night. This was a return visit and our first stay with the friendly new owner. His sweet, well-mannered dog is delightful. Both the grounds and the rooms are exceptionally clean. Even though our room had two beds, there...More

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Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

I can’t say enough about the Motel Safari! One of my favorite hotel stays ever and I will be back! Great rooms and very comfortable beds! Decor is awesome! Owner is very nice! If you are looking for a step back in time with all...More

Thank Milynda T
Response from Larry S, Owner at Motel SafariResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Milynda! We'll look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is great! Larry, the owner, checked us in and was so friendly. The room was refurbished, but maintained its 1950’s decor and charm. Excellent WiFi and the plumbing is fantastic (best shower on Route 66). Cool Route 66 music piped into the room’s...More

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Response from Larry S, Owner at Motel SafariResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for all the kind words. So happy you enjoyed your stay!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Charming retro motel. Park in front of your room. King bed was just right, not too soft, not too hard. Loved that the blanket was a cotton knit and the sheets were crisp yet soft. Just what I needed after a long day. Slept soundly....More

Thank 5Apples
Response from Larry S, Owner at Motel SafariResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the review! Looking forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Fabulous restored hotel with great attention to detail and authenticity. Larry, owner and front desk man extraordinare, along with his gorgeous boxer sidekick, went out of his way to share his knowledge and experience with us during registration. The rooms are beautifully appointed and super...More

Thank GreatKarma
Response from Larry S, Owner at Motel SafariResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow, thanks so much for the enthusiastic review! So glad you enjoyed your stay at the Safari. It makes what I do much easier and more fun when our guests are so great! (Sam also says thanks!)

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The world-famous Motel Safari on Historic Route 66 in Tucumcari, New Mexico, has been a Mother Road icon for 60 years! We invite you to skip the big chains and experience road travel the way it used to be. Enjoy an ...More authentic slice of Americana with mid-century modern accommodations that don't sacrifice today's comforts and amenities. Relax on Sealy Posturepedic pillow-top mattresses, enjoy 32" HDTVs with cable, groove with Tivoli Audio BT One streaming Rte 66 Radio, cool off with remote-controlled Frigid-Aire, refresh with Speakman Anystream showerheads, stay connected with fast, free WiFi, and wake up to in-room coffee makers. And you can park right at your room! Head outside to unwind on the patio, enjoy the fire pit and visit with fellow travelers. We're centrally located, close to dining, shopping and attractions, with many just a short walk away. When getting your kicks on 66 in Tucumcari, make the Motel Safari your home away from home. Just look for the camel! Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Best Value
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Romantic
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Business
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Best Value
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Family
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Romantic
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Business
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
14
Price range
$44 - $104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Motel Safari Hotel Tucumcari
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Safari Hotel Tucumcari
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Safari Motel Tucumcari
Location
United States > New Mexico > Tucumcari
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
Best Value
,
Family
,
Romantic
,
Business
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
14
Price range
$44 - $104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Motel Safari Hotel Tucumcari
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Safari Hotel Tucumcari
,
Safari Motel Tucumcari
Location
United States > New Mexico > Tucumcari
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Traveler (279)
Room & Suite (84)
Business Center & Event Rooms (2)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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Dottie179
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Response from Anonymous021 | Reviewed this property |
I am not aware that the Motel Safari has laundry facilities, but I read online that the Blue Swallow across the street does. Sorry I have no first hand knowledge to share.
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"All rooms nicely renovated and on the first floor. I really don't think there are any bad rooms here..."
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