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Southwest Motel

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Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Driving from NM to AZ pulling my Massey Ferguson tractor on a trailer, pulled into this classic Rt66 motel for the easy access and large parking lot. The owner immediately came out and helped guide me into a safe spot. Well lit lot, easy walking to some pretty darned good New Mexican food. Great neon sign. Room was basic but... More 

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China Grove, North Carolina
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stopped in just by chance and because the place looked well kept from the outside. I spoke to the owner and got a great rate and then a perfect room for me. Everything worked as it should. The motel was quiet, in a good location and the room was very comfortable. The owner's wife saw me trying to get... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

This is an independently owned motel on 66, the owner has been here since 1994. We always stay when passing through and he will always ( remember us) and save us a room if we need it later. Since the big corporate motels have set up in Grant I guess it must be tough, so try and stay here if... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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19 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

Siri found this hotel for me while I was driving and I'm glad. First of all, the man running the place greeted me with a large, warm smile, which made me feel welcome. Check in was easy and the room fee is modest. The room was clean and the bed was comfortable. I ran the fan on the A/c all... More 

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Thank Wendy A
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here one night intending to go to another motel on historic Route 66. This one seemed brighter and perhaps better so we chose Southwest. The night manager was very friendly and helpful. The room was clean and wifi was fine. Bath did not hold water and the ice machine was out of order. But the nostalgia of staying... More 

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Thank Larry T
Santa Fe, NM
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

If you're expecting something posh or new, this isn't it. But a clean and welcoming non-chain motel at a great price. In-room 'frige, too. We stayed the night during a fishing trip to nearby Bluewater Lake and it was a great alternative to camping. On the old Rt. 66 across the road from the train tracks (so you'll hear the... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Looked high and low for reasonable lodging for 4 nights. Most listings in our desired range had mostly low ratings. Additionally, we have had many bad experiences at discount chain motels because of high capacity and paperthin walls. To the point, the South West is a 50's motorcourt motel. The bed was great and the room was very clean, and... More 

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Thank John T
Bluffton, South Carolina
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330 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

I booked this hotel because it was near the place on the continental divide where I was meeting a bike rider. The owners were very nice, but the room smelled of vinegar (which is how they clean the rooms) and the bathroom was very small and the lighting in the entire room was poor. On the plus side it was... More 

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Thank Rich D
Trinidad, Colorado
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47 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Normally, you get the bare minimum in both functionality and cleanliness for 40$. But this motel is cleaned by the owners. The checkout is at 10 a.m., but most of the room was clean, and most importantly, the bed. The only dirty parts were black smudges and fingerprints on the door and the main drawer under the desk that had... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Agree with other reviewers that this is a great value for an overnight stay. We were passing through Grants and I suggested Southwest Motel based on other Trip Advisor reviews. Apparently word is spreading because we got the last room that night. We called ahead and the owner held the room. As others have said, it was clean, inexpensive, quiet,... More 

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Address: 1000 E Santa Fe Ave., Grants, NM 87020
Location: United States > New Mexico > Grants
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