Friday, October 30, 2009

Schubert Motel - Wartburg, Tennessee

A beautiful stone motel located 17 miles north of Harriman, Tenn. on U.S. 27 in the heart of the Cumberland Mountains. Large spacious rooms, tile baths, electric heat, Beauty Rest Beds.
AAA Approved. A Quality Court.
Travel First Class

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Fabyan Motel & Restaurant - Fabyan, New Hampshire

Route 302 - Fabyan, New Hampshire
Telephone Twin Mt. 53-22
In the heart of the White Mountains with a delightful view of famous Mt. Washington nearby. A short trip to the Base Station of the Cog Railway. Modern facilities, Free TV, delicious food, cocktial lounge. Swimming, Fishing.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Rhodes Motel - North Little Rock, Arkansas

Three miles east of Main Street in North Little Rock. 35 Fedder refrigerated Air-Conditioned units, television in rooms, vented heat, rooms, vented heat, room telephones, both carpeted and tile floors, all tile combination tubs and showers, free radios, family accommodations with kitchenettes, closed garages, children's playground. This one of the finest courts in Arkansas. Cafe and service station on premises.
Mr. & Mrs. Jack E. Rhodes, Owners

The card was mailed from Jacksonville, Arkansas to Mrs. Myrtle Summers of Fort Worth, Texas on April 19, 1955:
Dear Mother,
Arrived here about 4:00 yesterday & it is sure hot. Travis went out to the field at 7:30, it is 15 miles so with try to find a room closer but this is sure nice. Take care of yourself and be sure to tell Nina hello. Love, Travis & Mary

Redwood Motel - Provo, Utah

257 South 500 West
Provo, Utah
on Highways 50, 89 and 91.
AAA Approved

Travel first class. One of Provo's most modern downtown motels. Easy walking distance to Provo's business district - Air Conditioned - Safe Hot Water- Heat - Television.

Redwood Lodge - Farmington, New Mexico

652 East Main Street
Farmington, New Mexico
Telephone Davis 5-5029
Six blocks east of center of Farmington, hub of Four Corners gas and oil activity.
35 clean, new, artistically decorated rooms. Singles, doubles, connected rooms and executive suites. Tile tubs and showers. Beautiful carpeted and furnished, Telephones and Radios. Heated or cooled for greatest comfort. Eugene and Eldine Stephens, Co-owners, Managers.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Rancho Grande Motel - Stuart, Florida

622 US Highway #1
Stuart's finest motel located in a beautiful setting of pines and palms, new swimming pool, lovely rooms with bath, air conditioning, heating and cable TV. Efficiencies and overnight rooms. Near restaurants and all downtown conveniences.
Phone 305-287-9867

Rambler Motel & Restaurant - Cameron, Missouri

Cameron, Missouri
Jct. Hiway 36 & 69
One of Missouri's Finest. New, Brick, Ultra-Modern. Attractively furnished, wall-to-wall carpets, "Beauty Rest' Mattresses, Tile Showers, Glass Shower Doors, Hot Water Heat Thermostatically Controlled, Insulated Units, Air-Conditioned, Television, Phone 632-2921. Restaurant Features Fine Steaks & Pan Fried Chicken. AAA Approved. Member of the Best Western Motels

Ramada Inn - Springfield, Missouri

2715 N. Glenstone Springfield, Mo.
On Interstate 33, U.S. 65,66,166
Telephone UN6-0811 - TWX 417-889-0184

150 luxurious rooms. Singing swimming pool, children's playground, cocktail lounge and 24-hour coffee shop. Complete hotel service.

The card was mailed from Spingfield, Missouri to Mrs. Sedoff Alson of Assaria, Kansas on September 2, 1969:

Mon. eve. We are here in Springfield Mo. this eve. So far so some of Ozark Mt. + all is so nice + green and looks like it could storm. Hope you'll have a good time Sun. Told Bud and Jo Anne, Love Alvenor & Sam. P.S. Corn is so tall.

Rail Haven Motel - Springfield, Missouri

203 South Glenstone
Springfield, Missouri
UN 6-1963
2 Miles east of business center on Business Routes US 60, 66, 166 and US 65. On US 65 3. mil. south of Interstate No. 44 cloverleaf. Room phones, air conditioning, swimming pool, TV, large playground. No pets. AAA Approved. Member of the Best Western Motels.

Queen City Court - Independence, Missouri

Queen City Court
11402 E. 24 Hiway - Independence, MO
Eight blocks from Truman Library

26 air-conditioned Units - Television - Coffee- Free Ice - Switchboard service - Piped Music - Room thermostats - Combination tile tub and playground - Restaurant on grounds.
For reservations call Clifton 4 -1077
AAA Approved. Member of the American Motor Hotel Association.

Quality Motor Lodge - Natural Bridge, Virginia

Quality Court. 60 rooms - air conditioned through out. TV. Heated swimming pool available for overnight guests.

Quality Inn - Emporia, Virginia

I-95 Exit 6
1/2 Mile South of Interchange
Emporia, Virginia

An attractive tastefully decorated motel. 60 miles south of Richmond. 60 miles from Williamsburg - Satellite TV - Room phones - Fine restaurant - Swimming Pool - Playground - All rooms ground floor - 25 hour desk and reservation service - P.O. Address Emporia, VA 23847 - For reservations call (804) 535-8535 Toll Free (800) 228-5151. AAA Approved

Quality Courts Motel South Gate - Arlington, Virginia

Shirley Highway (Int. No. 95) and S. Globe Rd.
Arlington, Virginia
5 Minutes from Washington, D.C.
Phone 671-4400
210 Luxurious Guest Rooms, Full Air-Conditioned, TV, Switchboard Service, Swimming Pool, 10-hole Miniature Golf, Playground Area, Kennels, Dining Room

Oak Park Motel - Brunswick, Georgia

US 17 at N. City Limits
Brunswick, Georgia

54 Rooms. Air-Conditioned. Hot Water Heat. Swimming Pool. Tile Baths and Carpeted Floors. Room TV and Phones. Howard Johnson's Restaurant on Grounds. Catering to Distinguished Guests. For Reservations, Phone AM-5-9301. AAA Approved. Member of the Quality Inn Courts

The card was mailed on March 26, 1968 from Brunswick, Georgia to St. Petersburg Beach, Florida:

Dear Nannie & Grandpop-
Had a nice day at Cape Kennedy. We're spending the night in GA, with only 900 miles left to go. If any mail arrives for us, forward it to B.B. OK? Will write later about our trip home and new plans. Carol & Don.

Quality Court Motel Jamaica & Restaurant - Callahan, Florida

US 1-301-23, Callahan, Florida
Air conditioned & central heat - Television - Room Telephones - Swimming Pool - 7 1/2 acres Landscaped with children's playground and Shuffleboard Court. AAA Approved.
Telephone 879-3451
Kenneth & Cecile Higginbotham
Owners & Managers

Monday, October 26, 2009

Pure Village Court - Harrisonburg, Virginia

5 miles South of Harrisonburg, Virginia on U.S. 11. 28 Clean, Comfortable Units for Tourists and Commercial travelers. Steam & Hot Water Heated, Tiled Tub-Shower Baths, Simmons Furnishings in Twin, Double Bed, and Two Room Units, Fans & Air Conditioning, Garages, Telephones, Television Free Radios, State Approved Water, Air-Conditioned Dining Room Serving Definitely Home-Cooked Meals. AAA Approved OPEN ALL YEAR Dial 4-7355 4-2068

Pony Pass Motel - Klamath Falls, Oregon

75 Main St. Klamath Falls, Oregon
Phone TUxedo 4-7735
Area Code 503
56 units all with tiled tubs, showers, telephones and TV.
Located in the center of town.

Pony Express Motel - St. Joseph, Missouri

Pony Express Motel
St. Joseph, Missouri
60 Rooms
Nearest motel to downtown area. On U.S. 36-71-59-169-136, Jct. 36 & 71 on belt hiway. T.V., radios, air cond., phones in all rooms. 24 hr. service. large lobby, restaurant. Ph. ADams 3-3194. Member of the Best Western Motels. AAA Approved.

Pony Express Motel & Restaurant
Captain's Lounge
66 Rooms
On US 169 - Loop 29 (Belt), 300 ft. north of State 6 (City 36-Frederick) 2 miles north of new US 36, 3 blocks west of Int. 29. Nearest to downtown, across street from new shopping center, open 1965. TV, radio, phones all rooms, air cond. 24 hour service, banquet rooms, dancing week-nights. AD 3-3194. AAA Approved. Member of the Best Western Motels.

Mailed form St. Joseph, Missouri to Mr. & Mrs. C. Rinneckar of New Philadelphia, Ohio on October 9, 1964:

Hi - We spent last night at Rockville, Ind. - arrived here to-day at 6:30 pm, just had dinner & are now going to drive to see the city. We leave here tomorrow for Kansas. Will drop you a card from there. Hope you enjoyed your trip & the wedding - Love, Pete & Doug

Ponderosa Inn - Burley, Idaho

Heated Swimming Pools and Conference Rooms
Interstate 80 N
Burley, Idaho 83318
130 Air-Conditioned Units, Beautiful Dining Room, Cocktail Lounge, Coffee Shop, Heated Swimming Pools, Nine Hole Golf Course and Gift Shop.
Phone 678-9073 for Reservations
Beauty & Barber Shop & Dress Shop
Gas Station

Plaza Motel - Cordele, Georgia

4 Miles South on Interstate 75 - Wenona Exit
Cordele, Georgia
New & Modern - Electric Heat & Air Conditioned - Television - Wall-to-Wall Carpeting - Reasonable Rates - Restaurant Nearby.
Mr. & Mrs. Leymon Wade - Owners and Operators Phone 273-8974 or 273-9864

Plainsman Motel and Restaurant - Amarillo, Texas

U.S. 60-66 East I-40 Business Loop
1503 Amarillo Blvd.
East Phone 376-6211
116 Beautiful Rooms and Suits - Carpeted - Individually controlled heat and air conditioning - Telephone - Television - Radios - Spacious Parking - Heated Pool - Children's Playground - Independent Ownership & Management - Open 24 Hours - AAA Approved

Pinecrest Motor Lodge - Pocatello, Idaho

1145 Yellowstone Ave. (U.S. 91 & 191)
Pocatello, Idaho
Phone 6540
26 Units, fully air-conditioned. Tile baths & showers, steam heat. Room TV and telephones. Some units with kitchens. beautiful, cool, landscaped gardens.
Owners & operators, Mr. & Mrs. Ike Kawamura. AAA Approved.

927 Yellowstone Ave. (U.S. 91 & 191)
Pocatello, Idaho
CEdar 3-3630
26 units, fully air-conditioned. Tile baths & showers, steam heat. Room TV and telephones. Some units with kitchens. Beautiful cool, landscaped gardens. AAA Approved.
Owners & Operators, Mr. & Mrs. Ike Kawamura

Phillips Manor Motel & Raney's Restaurant - Dumas, Texas

We're spending the night at the PHILLIPS MANOR MOTEL & RANEY'S RESTAURANT. All 62 units on ground level, refrigerated air-conditioning, silent heat, phones & TV in every room, heated pool. Ph. 935-4181, Bo & Joyce Duffer, owners and managers, for reservations.
Restaurant next door, your host, Bill & Crolyn Ranet, 2 dining rooms, party facilities, coffee shop. Open 5am - 11pm.

The card was mailed from Dumas, Texas to The Borens of Sherman, Texas on August 4, 1967:
Dear Neti, Karen and Russel:
we stopped at 6:30 a real nice place have dressed went next door etc. Made it fine ran into showers at Memphis so was cool. We're cold here but turned air off. Write later, Love You, B & Joyce

Penman's Cottages - Tawas City, Michigan

"On Beautiful Tawas Bay"
1045 Bay Drive - U,S, 23- Tawas City, Mich.
Phone FOrest 2-3962
Completely modern - Spacious - 2 Bedroom Housekeeping Motel Units, Tiled tub and Shower Combinations - Radiant Heat. Fully equipped - Overnite and Housekeeping cottages - Private Showers. Safe Sandy Beach - Swings Shuffleboard - Picnic Tables and Grill. Center of All Points of Interest.

Lynn Motel - Childersburg, Alabama

Air Conditioned - Electric Heat
Spacious Lawns and Playgrounds
Television - Room Phones - Radios
Phone Drake 8-2661
Highways - U.S. 231 and U.S. 280
Childersburg, Alabama
Lester L. and Virginia W. Hanks, Owners
AAA Approved.

Furniture City Motel - High Point, North Carolina

On Interstate 85 and U.S. 29-70 at intersection of U.S. 311.
Club Room - Swimming Pool - Meeting Rooms
All rooms air-conditioned, Free TV, room phones.
Telephone 88-5015
High Point's Finest Restaurant, with Banquet & Meeting Facilities. Telephone 888-7907.

Park Way Motel - Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

PARK PLACE - Across the St. from Gov't Park at the Foot of the World Famous "Soo" Locks.
Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
15 Completely Modern Units. Hot Water Heat - Beauty Rest Mattresses. Open Year 'Round to accommodate Salesmen - Businessmen - Tourists - Hunters - Winter Sports - Skiing (Mission Hill) and Ice Fishing. Phone MElrose 2-3762

Park Terrace Motel - Fulton, Kentucky

U.S. 45 E - Fulton, Kentucky
Wall to Wall Carpet - 20 Units with Tile bath and shower - Central Heat - Air Conditioned - Beautyrest Mattresses - Private Patios - Playground Recreation - 3 Level Plan - 10 Acre Lawn - Color TV - Telephone. AAA Approved.

Park Plaza Motel - New Orleans, Louisiana

4460 Chef Menteur (US 90, East Side of City) Just off Interstate 10 at Louisa Street Exit
Phone: (504) 949-8301
Located in the City of New Orleand, only 3 1/2 miles from the French Quarter. Restaurant - 100% air conditioned - Free TV - 24hr. switchboard - carpeted floors - tole baths - swimming pool. A Friendship Inn.

Palomino Motel - Orlando, Florida

On US 441, 17-92
3839 S. Orange Blossom Trail
Orlando, Florida
An attractive, well managed motel on shaded landscaped grounds. Large, tastefully decorated rooms. Air conditioning. Vented heat. TV in rooms. Kitchenettes optional. Mr. and Mrs. W.C. Champion, owners - Breeder of Palamino horses & Brahman Cattle. AAA Approved

Saturday, October 24, 2009

Palms Motor Hotel - Las Cruces, New Mexico

"In the Heart of the Sunshine Belt"
U.S. Highways 70-80 West
Las Cruces, New Mexico
62 Units - Dining Room - Cocktail Lounge - Free Teletype Service - Children's Playground - Room Service.
Phone JA 4-1953
There's a warm welcome awaiting you at the Palms Motor Hotel in Sunny Las Cruces, New Mexico. AAA Approved. A Master Hosts Motel.

"In The Heart of the Sunshine Belt"
105 Units - Dining Room - Cocktail Lounge - Room Service - Banquet Room for 300 . Charcoal Broil Steak Room. Color TV. Dancing Nightly. AAA Approved. Member of the Best Western Motels.
Phone 524-1953 - PO Box 820
There's a warm welcome awaiting you at the Palms Motor Hotel in SUNNY LAS CRUCES, NEW MEXICO

Pacific Sands Motel - San Diego, California

New - Luxurious - Convenient
Free TV in rooms, Deluxe units with kitchenettes
"Sleep on a Beautyrest"
Phone Service in each room. Pacific Beach - the cleanest, safest beach in California. AAA Approved.
4445 Ocean Blvd.
San Diego, Calif
HU 8-6979
Photo in Living Color by Ames

The writing on the back says:
July 12, 1962

Orbit Inn Motel and Restaurant - Las Vegas, Nevada

"One of the Nation's Finest"
Fremont at 7th St. (U.S. 91-93-95-466) Las Vegas, Nev.
In the ♥ of "Downtown" Las Vegas, Nev.
Near all gambling casinos and night life. Phone (702) 382-6071 - Restaurant - 147 Spacious units, each with room phones. 24-hour switchboard. Family units. Free TV. Cooled by refrigeration. Roof top pool. Elevators. Accepting American Oil, Phillips 66, American Express, Diners, Carte Blanche, Master Charge and Bankamericard. AAA Approved. Member of the Best Western Motels.

Ocean Park Lodge - San Diego, California

At the Ocean, on Diamond St., Pacific Beach (San Diego), California
Phone HUdson 8-1777
Swimming, BBQ, Tub Baths, Showers, Fishing on Private Pier, Exquisitely furnished, Kitchens with Garbage disposals, Panelled walls.

Oak Manor Motor Hotel - Baton Rouge, Louisiana

8181 Airline Highway
ON US 190, 61, 65 & 71 By-Pass - Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana's Most Beautiful
Restaurant - Lounge - Swimming Pool - Private Dining Rooms and Meeting Rooms. 200 Modern Rooms and Suites - Completely Air-Conditioned - Centrally Heated - Hotel Room Service.
Phone: WAlnut 1-8102

The card was mailed from Baton Rouge, Louisiana to Mr. & Mrs. Stephen McDermott of Hamden, Connecticut on January 16, 1970:

Hi! Had a good trip so far. Watching Jim Nabours (sic) now. Need summer clothes from now on. Keep the cards warm - See you, Ed & Helen

New Hope Motel - Bucks County, Pennsylvania

"The Motel in the Woods"
on Route 179, 1 miles west of the Delaware River, in historic Bucks County, PA
Air-conditioned, color television, thermostatically controlled heat, Heated swimming pool. AAA Approved. In the Mobil Guide. Phone (215) 862-2800
Joan & Don Martindale, Your Hosts

Myers Court - Bryson City, North Carolina

On U.S. 19. 27 Modern Units with combination tub and shower baths. Swimming pool. Steam heat. Phone 2885. AAA Approved. Recommended by Duncan Hines.

Mountain Terrace Motel - Asheville, North Carolina

On US Highway 19-23
5 miles west of downtown Asheville, N.C.
A modern motel with tile baths, automatic electric heat, free TV in rooms. Three sets of connecting rooms. For reservations write or phone Mohawk 7-2245. Smokey Park Hiway, Asheville, N.C. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Kirk, Owners. AAA Approved

Dalem's Chalet Motel & Restaurant - West Brattleboro, Vermont

Dalem's Chalet Motel & Restaurant - West Brattleboro, Vermont
Modern Motel Rooms, TV & 2 Room Units with Kitchenettes, Indoor Swimming Pool, Sauna, Game Room.
Finest Dining Room, Cocktail Lounge, Triple A on Mobil Guide recommendation.
1/2 mile West from Exit 2, Interstate 91
West Brattleboro, Vermont

Motel Washingtonian - Rockville, Maryland

The Smartest Place to be Near Washington D.C.
New National Pike, U.S. 240
At Shady Grove Road
Rockville, Montgomery County, Md.
Phone Gaithersburg, Md. 870
3 Magnificent Restaurants * 97 Air Conditioned Rooms * 95-Foot Swimming Pool * 6 Tournament Tennis Courts * Secretarial Switchboard * Esso Service Station * Free Stromberg Carlson 21" TV, Radio and Hi-Fi Music in every room * AAA Approved

Motel Taylorville - Taylorville, Illinois

Illinois' Most Beautiful Motel
Located just west of Junction of 48 and 29 on Route 48. Twenty Units all modern. Mengel Equipment. Telephone Service. Restaurant and Service Station. Phone - Taylorville 782

Friday, October 23, 2009

Motel Grinnell & Hickory Room - Grinnell, Iowa

On the Interstate (I-80 at Grinnell, Iowa Exit)
Featuring - Fine Food & Cocktails - 35 Plush Rooms - Iowa's Most Outstanding Pool and Patio. Call (515) 236-6116 Z50112
Your Host - The Switzers

Motel Girard - Erie, Pennsylvania

16 miles west of Erie, PA on US route 20

20 brick units - Good beds - Radio - TV - Wall-to-wall Carpeting - Ceramic baths - Some Air-Conditioning. 20 minutes to Peninsula State Park. Phone for reservations - SP 4-4664

Motel Carlyle - Carlyle, Illinois

Midtown Ill. Rte. 127 US Rte 50
Phone 2444 Carlyle, Illinois

19 Modern Units - Central Heating - Airconditioned - Carpets - Room Phones - TV - Ceramic Tile Baths - AAA Approved

Motel Au Fou De Bassan - Perce, Quebec

"The Gannet" Motel
500 ft. from the sea, facing the famous Perce rock. Modern and comfortable units; bath and shower, wall to wall carpet, heated by electricity. We organize fishing and excursions. A home away from home.
Phone 19.

Motel 6 - Merced, California

1983 E. Childs Ave. & Hwy 99 Sp.
Merced, Calif. 95340
Phone 209-723-3271
80 Comfortable Units

Motel 6 - Fresno, California

MOTEL 6....of FRESNO "99"
949 No. Parkway Ave. at Hwy 99
Fresno, California 93728
Phone 209-268-1936
48 Comfortable Units