Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Travel Inn - Meridian, Mississippi

Travel Inn  - Meridian, Mississippi


U.S Highway 80, 11 & 45
71 well appointed rooms, air-cond., TV, Wall-to-Wall Carpet, Piped in music, Built in refrigerators, unique lighting effects in each room, King sized beds, Airport Service, Swimming & Wading Pool, Lounge, Gift Shop, Beauty Shop, Restaurant with meeting facilities. Truly one of the South's finest. Mailing address, P.O. Box 525, Meridian, Mississippi Phone 483-5271 TWX Merid. 379

TraveLodge - Riverside, California

Travelodge - Riverside, California

1911 E. 8th Street, U.S. 60-395
Riverside, California
Phone OVerland 6-0590
Riverside's largest and finest close-in motor hotel. Heated pool, radio, TV and phone in rooms. Wall to wall carpeting. Tiled showers with Hollywood glass doors - Beauty Rest beds - refrigerated air - kitchenettes.
Recommended by: AAA, Duncan Hines, Automobile Club of Southern California

Travelodge - Riverside, California

911 University
Riverside, California
Phone: 686-0590
Heated Pool - New TV's - Radio and Phone in Rooms - REDECORATED! - Beautyrest Beds - Kitchenettes, Air-Conditioned

Wildes Motel - Statesboro, Georgia

Wildes Motel - Statesboro, Georgia

For Those Who Want the Best
458 South Main Street - Statesboro, Georgia on US 301-25, Preferred Routes to Florida (Opposite Mrs. Bryant's Famous Kitchen)
A Modern, 22 Unit Motel with insulated construction - Room-Controlled Radiant Electric Heat - 100% Air-Conditioned - Tiled Baths - Tub and Shower - TV in all Rooms - Carpeted Floors - Esther Williams Swimming Pool. For Reservations phone POplar 4-3678
AAA Approved. A Superior Motel.

Wildes Motel - Statesboro, Georgia

For Those Who Want the Best
458 South Main Street
Statesboro, Georgia on US 301-25,
Preferred Routes to Florida (Opposite Mrs. Bryant's Famous Kitchen)
A Modern, 22 Unit Motel with insulated construction - Room-Controlled Radiant Electric Heat - 100 % Air-Conditioned - Tiled Baths - Tub and Shower - TV in all Rooms - Carpeted Floors - Esther Williams Swimming Pool. For Reservations phone POplar 4-3678
AAA Approved. A Superior Motel.

Sweeney's Philrose (Rt. 7) Motel - North Lima, Ohio

Sweeney's Philrose (Rt. 7) Motel - North Lima, Ohio

Corner of Rt. 7 and Western Reserve Road
North Lima, Ohio
Free TV - Air-Conditioned
Tile Baths and Showers
AAA Approved

Desert Inn - Anaheim, California

Desert Inn - Anaheim, California

1600 Harbor Blvd.
Anaheim, California
PRospect 2-5050
One of the newest and finest Motels in the area. Directly opposite Disneyland Main Entrance. Minutes to Knott's Berry Farm, beaches, sailing, fishing, Air-Conditioned, free TV, Phones. Family Sized units available. Heated adult and kiddie pool. Play area.

Desert Inn - Anaheim, California

Directly Opposite DISNEYLAND Main Entrance
1600 S. Harbor Boulevard
Anaheim, California
Situated in the Heart of Southern California's Vacationland - with everything for your luxurious comfort.

Mailed from Fremont, Ohio to Treasure Isle at the Colonades Beach Hotel in Palm Beach, Florida on February 27, 1968:

Harold Cunningham
1119 Birchard Ave.
Fremont, Ohio 43420

Holiday Inn Central - Dallas, Texas



US 75 North-Central Expressway
Three Minutes from Downtown
2 Swimming Pools - 310 Rooms
Ballroom seating 1,000 - Restaurant

Way North Motel - Houghton Lake, Michigan

Way North Motel - Houghton Lake, Michigan

Houghton Lake, Michigan 38629
1/2 mile east of I-75 Expressway, on M 55 and 500 ft. north on Old 27 - Zone 4
Carpeted rooms, Inn Room Coffee, TV, Access to Houghton Lake by deep water channel. Near good restaurants. Across the road from the Northway Bowling Alley & Night Club. Catering to fisherman and hunters. Open year 'round. We honor all major credit cards. Your Hosts - Jim & Diane Schatz

Down-East Village - Yarmouth, Maine

Down-East Village - Yarmouth, Maine

U.S. Route 1
Yarmouth, Maine
Motel - Restaurant - Cocktails. 10 miles north of Portland - 5 miles north of Exit 9 Maine Turnpike, Yarmouth exit Interstate 95. Pine-paneled rooms - soundproofed - private baths - TV. Pool - five landscaped acres on Royal River. AAA Approved. A Superior Motel.

Treetops Motel & Restaurant - Cornwall, Ontario



No. 2 Hwy. 1 1/2 miles west of Cornwall, Ontario.

Free TV in all rooms. Baseboard heat. 4 piece bath. Spacious well furnished rooms. Family units. Open all year. Dining accommodation on premises.
Phone WEllington 2-9718
Owned and operated by your hosts - Mac and Marg Hendry

Folkston Motel - Folkston, Georgia

Folkston Motel - Folkston, Georgia

U.S. 1-23-301
Folkston, Georgia
27 attractive units, including family units. Central Heat. 100 % Air Conditioned. Free TV, Tiled Baths with showers or Tub and Shower. Shady grounds with Large Filtered Swimming Pool and Playgrounds. Howard Johnson's and local restaurants adjoining.
Greco and Druash, Managers
Phone HYatt 6-5731
AAA Approved. A Superior Motel.

Townsman Motel - Coffeyville, Kansas

Townsman Motel - Coffeyville, Kansas

Highway 166 & 169
Coffeyville, Kansas
Central air conditioning and heating - TV - Radio - Piped Music - Tubs and Showers - Wall to Wall Carpeting - Restaurant and Swimming Pool.

The Highlander Motor Hotel - Calgary, Alberta

The Highlander Motor Hotel - Calgary, Alberta

Located on the Trans Canada Highway (16th Ave. and 17th St. NW) - minutes from downtown, in the vicinity of multi-million dollar shopping centre - Jubilee Auditorium - McMahon Stadium - University Airport - Foothills Hospital. Features: 100 modern rooms - superb licenced dining - heated pool - parking for 250 cars.

Holiday Inn Downtown - Florence, South Carolina



Hwy. 301, dwtn., at corner of Palmetto & Dargan St. Air port 2 1/2 miles, free transportation, 120 rooms, Mtg. rms. Suites available.

Motel Jesup - Jesup, Georgia

Motel Jesup - Jesup, Georgia

"One of the Finest In The South"
U.S. Route #301 & 25 - Ga. 38
2 miles North of Jesup, Georgia
66 Luxurious Guest Rooms with Private tile baths (tub or shower). All Simmons Beautyrest Mattresses. Heat or Air Conditioning in season. Room telephones. TV or Radios in Rooms and Swimming Pool.
HOWARD JOHNSON RESTAURANT on premises.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Greco, Owners and Managers.
Telephone: JESUP 2086 for Reservations.
Catholic, Baptist, etc. Churches -
AAA Approved. A Courtesy Court.

Motel Jesup - Jesup, Georgia

This card comes from a motel where you're treated as a welcome guest - not just abother customer - a motel that caters to those who want clean comfort, and who like to stay at a place they'll always remember as their...
"HOME AWAY FROM HOME"

The card was mailed from Glenville, Georgia to Mr. & Mrs. Frank Plaugher of Sarasota, Florida on September 7, 1961:

C.A.R. stood trip fine. We are so concerned about "Carla" and hope we have not done wrong in leaving. We watch reports and hope it disapates. Take care now and say Hello to Bobbie.
Dorothy and Charlie

Motel Jesup - Jesup, Georgia

U.S. Routes #301 & 25 - Ga. 38
3 miles north of Jesup, Georgia
66 Luxurious Guest Rooms with private tile baths (tub or shower). All Simmons Beautyrest Mattresses. Heat or Air Conditioning in season. Room Telephones. TV or Radios in Rooms and Swimming Pool. HOWARD JOHNSON'S RESTAURANT on premises. Telephone JESUP GA 7-2086 for reservations. AAA Approved. A Member of Superior Courts Limited.

Motel Jesup - Jesup, Georgia

U.S. 301, 25, 82
3 Miles North of Jesup, Georgia 31545
66 Rooms, Ground Levels at Door Parking, private Tile Baths (tub or shower), Beautyrest Mattresses, Central Heating and Air Conditioning, Room Telephones, TV, Spacious (filtered) Swimming Pool.
Howard Johnson's restaurant on premises.
Donald and Eleanor Crowe: Managers
ALWAYS WAITING TO GREET YOU

Mailed from Jesup, Georgia to Mr. & Mrs. C.J. Williams of Taunton, Massachusetts on February 1, 1974:
We made it -
78 degrees heading for 95S. N.J. Trpk. just 2 gals. punched our ticket - will write.
Love, Ed & Walt

TraveLodge - Portland, Oregon

Travelodge - Portland, Oregon

949 E. Burnside - Portland, Oregon
79 units, access to all major highways.
"Portland's Downtown Motel"
Heated swimming pool, elevator, Longboy beds, Refrigerated air conditioning, Free TV, 24-hours telephone service. We're near the famous Lloyd's Shopping Center. Restaurant on premises. Telephone BElmont 4-8411

Starfire Motel - North Tonawanda, New York

Starfire Motel - North Tonawanda, New York

3486 Niagara Falls Blvd.
North Tonawanda, NY 14120
On US 62 - 5 1/4 miles North of Int. State 290 - Youngman Expressway Exit @ Niagara Falls Blvd. 10 minutes to Niagara Falls. All modern conveniences. Niagara Falls Sightseeing Tours Arranged.
Phone 694-3600

Driftwood Motel - St. Petersburg, Florida

Driftwood Motel - St. Petersburg, Florida

"Free Continental Breakfast"
1600 34th Street South (US 19)
St. Petersburg 11, Florida
Room T.V. - Air-conditioned, sparkling new units - Close to downtown, Skyway Bridge, golf courses, and gulf beaches - Rest assured in new deluxe beds - Parking at your door - Nearby restaurants and shopping centers. AAA Approved. Phone 5-7002

Holiday Inn - Columbus, Mississippi

Holiday Inn - Columbus, Mississippi

Highway 45 North at 5 Ave. North
Ph: FA 8-5202, AC: 601 TWX: 601-328-9481
Swimming Pool - Air-conditioned - Restaurant - Free TV - Free Teletype Reservations
Leo Spatz, Innkeeper

Monday, December 14, 2009

Silver Skates Restaurant & Motel - Marlboro, Vermont



Marlboro, Rte, 9, Vermont
Tel. 802-254-2894
Fine Food in "Old Holland" Decor.

Lake Side Motel - Buena Vista, Colorado

Lake Side Motel - Buena Vista, Colorado

112 Lake St. in Buena Vista, Colorado 81211
One block west of signal light
At the foot of the Collegiate Peaks
Next to a food fishing lake and stream, park and playground. Clean...Reasonable...Modern...Quiet...Color TV. Kitchenettes - Singles or Double
Your Hosts - Fred and Rita Childs

Friday, December 11, 2009

Courtesy Inn Motel - Kamloops, British Columbia

Courtesy Inn Motel - Kamloops, British Columbia

1773 Trans-Canada Hwy. East, Kamloops, B.C.
28 Deluxe Units, TV, air conditioning, thermostat-controlled heat, combination baths, heated swimming pool, playground, licensed restaurant on location. "COURTESY" is our Motto.

Elizabeth Court Motel Ltd. - London, Ontario

Elizabeth Court Motel Ltd. - London, Ontario

Dundas St., East on #2 Highway
LONDON, ONTARIO
40 Modern Units
Rooms with Telephone and TV
Swimming Pool - Restaurant - Shopping Centre Nearby

Avenue Motel - Chicago, Illinois

Avenue Motel - Chicago, Illinois

Modern Luxury in the Heart of Chicago on Michigan Avenue at 12th Street
Chicago's Only Downtown Motel
Closest Motel to All Convention facilities
80 Air Conditioned Units across from Grant Park
Free Covered Parking, TV, radio, F.M. Ice Cubes
1154 So. Michigan - Chicago 5, Illinois
HA 7-8200

Avenue Motel - Chicago, Illinois

Modern Luxury in the Heart of Chicago on Michigan Avenue at 12th Street
Downtown Chicago
Closest Motel to all Convention Facilities. 80 Air-conditioned Units across from Grant Park. FREE Covered Parking, TV, Radio, F.M., Ice Cubes
Convention, Conference, and Private Dining Rooms, Self-Dialing Phones - Room Service - Carnival Restaurant - Geisha Room For Cocktails - Free Swimming at Essex & Ascot Cabana Clubs
1154 SO. MICHIGAN - CHICAGO, IL 60605
HA 7-8200 - Teletype 312-431-1012
Courtesy car to convention hall and points of interest. AAA Approved, A member of the Aristocrat Inns of America.

Avenue Motel - Chicago, Illinois

Modern Luxury in the Heart of Chicago on Michigan Avenue at 12th Street
Downtown Chicago
Closest Motel to all Convention Facilities. 80 Air-conditioned Units across from Grant Park. FREE Covered Parking, TV, Radio, F.M., Ice Cubes
Convention, Conference, and Private Dining Rooms, Self-Dialing Phones - Room Service - Carnival Restaurant - Geisha Room For Cocktails - Free Swimming at Essex & Ascot Cabana Clubs
1154 SO. MICHIGAN - CHICAGO, IL 60605
HA 7-8200 - Teletype 312-431-1012
Courtesy car to convention hall and points of interest. AAA Approved, A member of the Best Western Motels, a member of the Aristocrat Inns of America.

Quality Courts Motel - Madison, Wisconsin

Quality Courts Motel - Madison, Wisconsin

U.S. 12 & 18 at I-90
Madison, Wisconsin 53716
New Modern 130-room Motor Inn; Spacious Air-Conditioned Rooms with Direct-Dial Telephones. Indoor Corridors to complete convention facilities. Dining room, Cocktail Lounge and year around swimming pool. Ample Free Parking. Free Instant Qualimax Reservations. AAA Approved

Quality Courts Motel - Madison, Wisconsin

U.S. 12 & 18 at I-90
Madison, Wisconsin 53716
New Modern 130-room Motor Inn; Spacious Air-Conditioned Rooms with Direct_Dial Telephones. Indoor Corridors to complete convention facilities. Dining room, Cocktail Lounge and year around swimming pool. Ample Free Parking. Free Instant Qualimax Reservations. Phone 608-222-5501. AAA Approved

Curtis Hotel and Motor Lodge - Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Curtis Hotel - Minneapolis, Minnesota

Largest in Northwest
MINNEAPOLIS, MINN.
Contiguous to Minnesota's beautiful 10,000 Lakes district.

Mailed from Minneapolis, Minnesota to Miss Mary Cedars of Kokomo, Indiana on August 26, 1940:

Dear Mary,
We've been fishing at Crane Lake & stopped here on our way back. Have had lots of fun and caught plenty of fish. Were two miles across the lake from any road. Saw deer & bear. Come and see us.
Love, Helen M.

Published by E.C. Kropp
Number: 8629


Curtis Hotel - Minneapolis, Minnesota

The land of Hiawatha, Minnesota's vacation paradise, a region of 10,000 beautiful lakes, is within easy reach of the Curtis Hotel.

E.C. Kropp
9231

The Curtis Hotel - Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Largest Hotel in Upper Midwest, Located in Minneapolis, the Land of Hiawatha, Minnesota's vacation paradise, a region of 10,000 beautiful lakes, is with easy reach of the Curtis Hotel.

Writing on the back:
Bells - bells - city always chiming -- Now Me and My Shadow --- Ted Lewis --- memories.
I know for sure my last trip here---
O yes, the Firemen
crazy painters----
always speeding
sirens blasting.

An E.C. Kropp Co., Card
No Number

The Curtis Hotel - Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Largest Hotel in Upper Midwest, Located in Minneapolis, the Land of Hiawatha, Minnesota's vacation paradise, a region of 10,000 beautiful lakes, is with easy reach of the Curtis Hotel.

Mailed from Minneapolis, Minnesota to Mrs. N.L. Waffle of Hinsdale, Illinois on May 24, 1966:

Long tome - no hear - How things in Waffleville? Been to moon lately? Things fine in Indian Territory but general direction in circles. Swahili boy not in USA - Just me - With love.

A Plastichrome by Colourpicture Card
Number: P42764

The Curtis Motor Lodge - Minneapolis, Minnesota

3rd Avenue South at 11th Street
Downtown, Minneapolis
Highway U.S. 65
FREE PARKING
INSIDE CORRIDORS TO HOTEL LOBBIES
AIR-CONDITIONED
FREE TELEVISION IN EVERY ROOM
TWO HEATED SWIMMING POOLS
AAA Approved

Curtis Hotel and Motor Lodge - Minneapolis, Minnesota

The New Tropical Pool at the The Curtis Hotel and Motor Lodge in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

The New Tropical Pool at the Curtis Hotel and Motor Lodge- Minneapolis, Minnesota

A Brochure Touting the New Pool

Ranger Motel - Cheyenne, Wyoming

Ranger Motel - Cheyenne, Wyoming

Five Blocks from Downtown Cheyenne
22 Modern Units with Air Conditioning
FREE TELEVISION IN EVERY ROOM
Restaurant and cocktail lounge across the street. Beautifully furnished - Open All Year. AAA Approved.
Cheyenne, Wyoming
On U.S. 30 West and City Loop-80
Phone 634-7995

The card was mailed from Windsor, Colorado to Mrs. Byrd M. Eaton of Sulphur Springs, Arkansas on August 12, 1970:

Spent a couple of days in Cheyenne and 'twas good to get away. Went in to the hospital yesterday to see a friend. While there got Evelyn Taylor's address & ph. no. Had a nice visit & hope to see her soon. Love to all, Helen.

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Tourist Village Motel - Gorham, New Hampshire

Tourist Village Motel - Gorham, New Hampshire

MAIN STREET, GORHAM, N.H.
US Rt. 2 & N.H. Rt. 16 in Center of Town
On Presidential Highway in Gorham
New Modern Motel - 25 Units - TV Lounge - TV In Rooms - Private Showers & Tubs, Steam Heat, Simmons Innerspring Mattresses. Beautifully Furnished, Wall-to-Wall Carpeting. Near Restaurants, Theatre and nearest town to Mt. Washington. Open May to November
Owned and Managed by MR. and MRS. DEWEY KING.
Tel: HOmestead 6-9463 - GORHAM, N.H. AAA Approved.

Imperial '400' Motel - Las Vegas, Nevada

Imperial '400' Motel - Las Vegas, Nevada

In the Heart of the Strip
Between The Desert Inn and The Sands Hotels
3265 Las Vegas Blvd., So.
Las Vegas, Nevada
126 luxury rooms. Modern motel conveniences. Television, radio and phones in every room. Individually controlled air conditioning and electric heating. Electric elevators. Olympic-size heated pool. Show reservations. Coffee Shop. Cocktail Lounge. AAA Approved. American Express, Carte Blanche and Diners' Club accepted.

TraveLodge - Anchorage, Alaska

Travelodge - Anchorage, Alaska

3rd and Barrow
Anchorage, Alaska
90 Units - Central Baseboard Heat - Radios - Television - Direct Dial Telephones - Elevator - Coffee Shop, Dining Room and Cocktail Lounge - Ample Parking. Located in downtown Anchorage close to shopping, theatres and business activities.

Sands Motel - Sacramento, California

Sands Motel - Sacramento, California

20 Beautiful Modern Rooms. Individual Heating - Refrigerated Air - TVs - Phone in room - Fully Tiled Bathrooms - Large Modern Swimming Pool. Located Howe Ave. and Auburn Blvd. Route 40 and 99E, Five miles North of Downtown Sacramento. Opposite 36 Hole Munic. Golf Course. Member of Superior and AAA. Restaurant and Bar across the street. Owner - Manager

The card was mailed from Sacramento, California to Carolyn LaDage of Buena Park, California on July 18, 1966:

Dear Mom -
Sorry we didn't get out to see you before we left but we'll be out when we get home. We were in Fresno a couple days, then will be out to see you in Aug. Love from Helene and Rees.

Quality Inn, East / Duff's Quality Court Resort Motel & Rebel Restaurant - Winchester, Virginia

Quality Inn, East - Winchester, Virginia

QUALITY INN, EAST
Exit 80W - Interstate 81
On U.S. 522, 50 and 17
Winchester, Va.
105 luxurious rooms - Sauna bath - Heated Pool - Color Cable TV - Adjoining Duff's Rebel Evelyn &Joe Allen Mgrs.

Duff's Quality Court Resort Motel & Rebel Restaurant - Winchester, Virginia

105 Luxury Rooms - Heated Pool.
Golf and Horse Racing.
US Routes 50-522-17, Winchester, Va.

Hershey Motel - Seaside Heights, New Jersey

Hershey Motel - Seaside Heights, New Jersey

1415 Boulevard Seaside Heights, NJ 08751
50 ft. Pool - Individually Heated - Air Conditioned Motel Rooms Include TV, FM Radio, Ceramic Tile Baths with Tub and Shower, Dressing Rooms, Wall to Wall Carpet, Maid Service, Restaurant on Premises. One Block From Ocean and Boardwalk. Copyright 1970 by Bill Bard & Associates.

Hershey Motel - Seaside Heights, New Jersey

1415 Boulevard
Seaside Heights, N.J. 08751
Seashore Resort Motel. Beautifully appointed Motel Room are individually heated and air-conditioned with TV, ceramic tile baths with tub and shower, dressing room, wall-to-wall carpet and maid service. 50 ft. Heated Pool. Restaurant on premises. Located only one block from the ocean and boardwalk.

The card was mailed from Seaside Heights, New Jersey to Mr. & Mrs. Willis Hershey of Paradise, Pennsylvania on September 5, 1973:

GREETINGS FROM JERSEY!
Thinking of you and hope you're having a good summer. Many tourists? Here I've had guests in my home all summer; spent 10 days up at Adirondack Mts. near Lake Geo. at Bible Camp. Ocean today is 83 degrees & the warmest in 100 years! Am hoping to see you in Sept. Wish you had a Blue fish - guests from Myerstown caught so many & gave to us. Such big ones! All best wishes.. Love, Mabel

Sunday, December 6, 2009

Imperial '400' Motel - Walla Walla, Washington

Imperial '400' Motel - Walla Walla, Washington

305 North Second Ave. Phone JA 9-4410
Walla Walla, Washington 99362
America's Fast Growing Partnership Chain. All New! Heated Swimming Pool, Room TV, Phone, Free Coffee, Air Conditioned Rooms. FREE ADVANCE RESERVATION SERVICE COAST TO COAST.

Imperial '400' Motel - Walla Walla, Washington

305 North Second Ave. Phone JA 9-4410
Walla Walla, Washington 99362
America's Fast Growing Partnership Chain. All New! Heated Swimming Pool, Room TV, Phone, Free Coffee, Air Conditioned Rooms. AAA Approved. FREE ADVANCE RESERVATION SERVICE COAST TO COAST.

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