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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A classic 1950s Route 66 motel, complete with a huge green cactus neon sign. The rooms themselves are dated (obviously) but do look a little tired and could perhaps do with a lick of paint. Bathroom was pretty retro, clean, and had heated tiles as promised in previous reviews on here. Close to nearby tourist attractions and located directly on...

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Iowa City, Iowa
Reviewed October 26, 2016

Fabulous place to stay right on 11st (Route 66) 2 blocks from the famous Tallys Cafe. Easy to get to all of Tulsa 66's sites from motel. Very well kept property. This is a ma & pa type mote. Able to park adjacent to room.

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Reviewed October 16, 2016

This place is so-so. We've stayed here 3 times just because of its' location. Could use an update. We generally don't spend much time in the room so we didn't need much. Had a fridge. Bathroom could have been cleaner.

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PA
Reviewed May 12, 2016

This is a classic 1950's motel which is well maintained and original in nature. If you are a rt 66 enthusiast and like the old style motels, you'll like this. The #1 most awesome feature is that the bathroom tile floors are heated!! so the floor is nice and warm! The girl in our group really liked this. If you...

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Siloam Springs, Arkansas
Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

I've stayed here before but this time I had more issues. The outside looks great and the lady at the desk is really nice and helpful. The rooms are looking run down. They really need to re-do the walls, ceilings instead of all the patches. The carpets are starting to smell too. It's is fun to stay at the retro...

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Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

Riding Route 66 this a quaint hotel. If you are looking for flash, keep looking but if a comfortable bed and great pillows is what you are after this is fine. If however you want some friendly customer service, wait, just basic customer service, then keep looking. The couple that were here checking us in were not rude, they were...

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Moore, Oklahoma
Reviewed July 25, 2015

GREAT VALUE !! Classic RT 66 neon & style. Clean sheets, cold A/C & fairly quiet stay- (no train tracks or freeways nearby) Staff was nice & shower worked fine. Great WiFi & cable. Bonus- grassy outdoor play area w/ picnic tables.

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San Luis Obispo County, California
Reviewed July 11, 2015

If you are looking for the Hilton, you are lost. If you are looking for a clean room, nice staff, and a trip back in time, this is your place. An old school motel, this is a history lesson. Route 66 stop in Tulsa, this place is a great value. But again, if you are looking for fluffy pillows and...

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Flagstaff, Arizona
Reviewed July 8, 2015

I've returned here several times. In an age of impersonal franchises, it's good that some independent motels are enduring, and the owners of this one are keeping it in better shape than many of the other old motels in Tulsa. Better, this is an authentic old Route 66 motel, with a courtyard, a classic sign, and a famous Rt. 66...

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Reviewed November 13, 2014

Location is great. Price was great. Room was tolerable. If you're looking for perfection, this isn't your place. The sink in my room took an hour to drain and the bathroom had minor remnants of the past guests. Overall, of you just want a place for the night it was just fine. Staff was immediately available and no complaints there.

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Desert Hills Motel

Address: 5220 E 11th St, Tulsa, OK 74112-4323
Location: United States > Oklahoma > Tulsa
Price Range: $35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 50
Also Known As:
Desert Hills Hotel Tulsa
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“I prefer to stay in a room closer to the office.”
 of 5 bubbles kellyrJ7705ZB, Oct 16, 2016 | Read review
“BYOB- Bring your own breakfast.”
 of 5 bubbles acerk2013, Jul 25, 2015 | Read review
“try a different motel”
  • Graffiti carved into TV cabinet
  • Cigarette-stained sink
  • Bathroom floor
 of 5 bubbles wegs88, Jul 11, 2014 | Read review
“I didn't check to see if coffee pots were provided in the room. (they aren't) I should have done that and would have brought my own.”
 of 5 bubbles LaV0nneP, Mar 8, 2014 | Read review
“Stay somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles F645XVdavids, Dec 28, 2013 | Read review
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