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Motel Safari

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nope, it wasn't a pet of some other guest. In the lobby was a mad dog chained behind the counter, and you were afraid the chain might break any minute. The owner truly had a serious anger problem and had not taken courses on how to manage it. The only restraint was his wife who would tell him to kennel...

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66er, Owner at Motel Safari, responded to this review

REALLY??? We have to respond to this "again"? You arrived at our property with a chip on your shoulder, a sour attitude and were verbally abusive to the owners. We asked you nicely and politely several times to please leave and you refused. You were so belligerent, "WE" had to threaten to call the police to get you to leave,...

yorkshire
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed for a night on our Route 66 adventure and thoroughly enjoyed our stay! Room was clean and extremely comfortable. Nothing was too much trouble and Gail even recommended local eateries and arranged us a lift to one of them. Highly Recommended 👍

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Connecticut
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nicely renovated room with great owner right on rt. 66. Stayed with family in two rooms and had a nice time. Room was clean and had everything we needed. Great little patio outside with wonderful painted murals,

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Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the friendly check-in, the advice and info on the area, what to see where to eat we felt right at home. The whole motel area is fresh clean and welcoming. We were shown to our room and explained how everything worked. Lovely room with the most comfortable bed I've slept in in a long time. Lovely sitting area outside...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is wonderful. The room we stayed in was very clean. The bed was super comfortable and we slept well. The owner was friendly and helpful. All that and the rate was so reasoable. We loved it here and would stay again in a heartbeat.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was on a motorcycle trip to Utah, stopping for one night in Tucumcari, returning south. I'd stayed at another motel in Tucumcari last summer, 2016. It was okay, but did not excite me enough to return. I's seen the Safari during that trip, and read really great things about it on T A. When we arrived Tucumcari around 6:30PM,...

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Plano, Texas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As other reviewers have said, Motel Safari is very clean inside and out, the owner is friendly and helpful, and the price is right. Our bed was quite comfortable. The room decor gave a nod to the hey-days of Route 66, but was still tasteful--not at all hokie. We'll stay there again.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 22 March 2017

I loved our retro motel room. The rooms were nice and cool while the temperatures hit the 80's. The bed is comfy and I loved the old pictures of Tucumcari on the wall. The nights are cool so we sat outside and chatted.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 22 March 2017

A wonderful place to stay. I love that the rooms were clean and cool. It has been warm here so that was a plus on my visit. When I come to visit I will most certainly stay here again.The rooms look just like the picture on the web site, no surprises. I stay in the room with a king size...

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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We came through Tucumcari around 7PM and had read plenty of good reviews so we decided to try it out. We had our family of four traveling. The host was friendly and because they weren't too full, offered two rooms to accommodate enough sleep space. Everyone fully enjoyed the rooms and the beds were especially nice. Everything was clean and...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
MOTEL SAFARI (est. 1959) - A Route 66 Icon for more than 57 years! Welcome to the world famous Motel Safari on historic Route 66 in Tucumcari, NM. Vintage hotel lodging with modern amenities, squeaky clean rooms and the best beds on the Mother Road! We feature: Sealy Posturepedic pillow top mattresses, hypoallergenic down pillows, luxury cotton bath linens, premium bath amenities, 32 inch flat panel HDTV's, in-room coffee makers with coffee, free Wi-Fi and great rates. Journey through time, experience road travel the way it used to be and get your kicks on Route 66. Don't just dream about legends of the road - STAY IN ONE! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Motel Safari

Address: 722 E Route 66 Blvd, Tucumcari, NM 88401-3142
Region: United States > New Mexico > Tucumcari
Price Range: $59 - $139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Motel Safari Hotel Tucumcari
Safari Hotel Tucumcari
Safari Motel Tucumcari
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Tucumcari
#2 Family Hotel in Tucumcari
#2 Romantic Hotel in Tucumcari
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“The Wanda Jackson Room if it is available.”
walter0255, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you have children get room with double beds and joining rooms”
stovall107, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms are clean and up to date. Book on line for a discounted price.”
979kaytem, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good. Gayle will be able to assist any with questions.”
txephipsi, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“U-shape motel layout; appears all rooms are equal as far as their positioning”
Wanderfrolics, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
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