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2420 S 1st St PoBox1414, Tucumcari, NM 88401-4228
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Certificate of Excellence


#5 of 22 hotels in Tucumcari
Certificate of Excellence

See why so many travelers make Desert Inn their hotel of choice when visiting Tucumcari. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a family-friendly setting with an array of amenities designed for travelers like you.

Free wifi is offered to guests, and rooms at Tucumcari Microtel offer a flat screen TV, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.

Guests of Tucumcari Microtel are also welcome to enjoy a pool and free breakfast, located on site. For travelers arriving by car, free parking is available.

For those interested in checking out popular landmarks while visiting Tucumcari, Microtel Tucumcari is located a short distance from Murals of Tucumcari (1.7 mi) and Route 66 Monument (1.8 mi).

If you’re looking for an Italian restaurant, consider a visit to Pizza Hut or Caravan Xpress Grill, which are all conveniently located a short distance from Desert Inn.

Plus, during your trip, don't forget to check out an art museum, such as The Gallery, Etc..

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Desert Inn as you experience all of the things Tucumcari has to offer.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Kids stay free
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Business Center with Internet Access
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Indoor pool
Heated pool
Breakfast buffet
Vending machine
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Air conditioning
Seating area
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Smoking rooms available
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Kayla D wrote a review Jul 4
4 contributions2 helpful votes
Desert Inn was exactly what we were looking for after a day of driving behind us and another ahead. Very clean, comfortable room. Awesome water pressure in the shower! Twyla checked us in and was very good about letting us know the COVID-19 restrictions and giving us alternatives to the amenities they could not provide. She did all of this while working to check us in, so it was quick and easy.
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Date of stay: July 2020
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DiSavitz wrote a review Jul 3
101 contributions30 helpful votes
I had to travel during this time of Covid and was trying to stay in smaller towns rather than cities driving across the country. Tucumcari fit well on the map, and I booked a room at the Desert Inn. I was looking for a basic room, no frills, a reasonably safe place to sleep for the night. What we got was just that...and more. Twyla was (wo)manning the front desk when we arrived rather late in the evening. She was full of energy and gave me a full introduction to the property and was incredibly informative and welcoming. Our room was clean and really nice for the modest price. The inn had a good, clean, safe feel, so important particularly right now. We slept comfortably and headed out first thing so didn't take advantage of the breakfast service, which I know has required modifications across the country during these times. In a different time and circumstance, I would love spending couple of days in the area and would definitely return to this property. Outstanding job!
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Date of stay: June 2020
Taylor wrote a review Jul 2
6 contributions
Across country trip. Drove for 21 hours and really needed somewhere to sleep for 8 hours. All other hotels I was calling wouldn’t let me check in until 3pm. It was 8AM, I called and Twyla answered and was so helpful. If you are looking for clean, inexpensive and simple, then call the Desert Inn. Thanks for your kindness Twyla. I’ll be back if I pass through again.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
Dale3x8 wrote a review Jun 2020
Georgia Coast, Georgia38 contributions4 helpful votes
We stayed at the Desert Inn. Nice room. Nice bed. Very quiet. Far enough away from the interstate and railroad that we could hear neither. Our room was clean. No issues at all during our stay. We enjoyed the stay and got a good nights sleep.
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Date of stay: June 2020
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Picardone wrote a review Jun 2020
Camp Verde, Arizona19 contributions8 helpful votes
The Desert Inn was clean, pet friendly, and well lit. The room smelled good, as if very well sanitized. The bed was very comfortable. The only motel so far on this trip that has a hot breakfast, and the green chili sauce was yummy! Twyla was a delight, cheerful and helpful. We'll be back!
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Date of stay: June 2020
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$67 - $79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Desert Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Desert Inn?
Nearby attractions include Mesalands Community College's Dinosaur Museum and Natural Sciences Laboratory (1.3 miles), Tee Pee Curios (1.2 miles), and Murals of Tucumcari (1.7 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Desert Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and free breakfast.
Which room amenities are available at Desert Inn?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Desert Inn?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Desert Inn?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Desert Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include Watson's Bbq, Kix on 66, and Del's Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Desert Inn?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Desert Inn?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Desert Inn?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Is Desert Inn accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.