Sunday, January 31, 2010

Tourway Inn - Athens, Alabama

Highway 31 and 72
50 Comfortable Rooms - Individually Controlled Heat and Air Conditioning - TV - Radio - Phones - Pool - 24 Hour Service - Restaurant Adjoining. Member of the Best Western Motels. Most Major Credit Cards Honored.
Owners and managers Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Jones.

Motel 6 - Riverside, California

of Riverside, California
4045 University Ave.
Phone (714) 682-2250
54 comfortable units
Sambo's Restaurant

Flagstone Motel - Sacramento, California

5 minutes from downtown on U.S. Hi-way 40-99W
1530 W. Capitol Ave. Sacramento, California
23 Ultra modern new units. Swimming pool, room phones, television. Cooled by refrigeration. Individually controlled heat. Owner managed

Hyatt Lodge - Thousand Oaks, California

12 Conejo Boulevard
Phone: 405-7501
Refrigerated Air Conditioning - Free Ice - Ample Parking - Heated Pool - Room Phones - Restaurant - Lounge - Heated Pool - Private Patios - Banquet Facilities - Television - Free Coffee - Kitchens Available

Monterio Inn - Redding, California

2059 Hilltop Drive, Redding, California 96001
Phone 916-246-9530
Off the freeway - East side of interstate 5.
Take Cypress St. Exit.
Air conditioned - Television - Phones - Pool
Restaurant on premises.

Park Plaza Motel - Texarkana, Arkansas

Texarkana, Ark.-Tex.
East 7th at Hickory
On U.S. Hwys 67-71-82, 2 minutes from downtown. Phone 222767. 85 lovely rooms and suites. Year-round guest control air-conditioned. Swimming pool and playground. Room phones, T.V. radios, room service. Town House Restaurant on premises.

Also affiliated Park Plaza Motels in Fort Worth, Amarillo, Raton, Flagstaff, St. Louis, Town Park in Memphis, Belmont in Dallas, Catalina in Wichita Falls.

Del Webb's Hiway House - Tucson, Arizona

Del Webb's HiwayHouse - Tucson, Arizona

The Southwest's finest motor Hotel, Tucson HiwayHouse, 1601 Miracle Mile Strip on the main north-south highway through Tucson. More than 200 beautiful guest rooms and living room-kitchenette-bedroom apartments; It offers a plush cocktail lounge and colorful dining room. Meeting rooms accommodate up to 500. A large swimming pool, children's playground, a spacious patio through which runs a miniature train with 1890-style locomotive to transport guests through acres of HiwayHouse grounds.

General Kearny Inn - Kearny, Arizona

Kearny, Arizona
Finest Motel Accommodations
Dining Room, Lounge, Banquet Facilities


On Highway 177, 23 Miles South of Superior. 47 Beautifully Furnished Rooms - Refrigerated Air Conditioning - Climatized Swimming Pool - Shuffle-board - Room Service - Standard Rates Year Around. Coffee Shop - Cocktail Lounge - Dining Room. American Express and Carte Blanche Accepted

Motel 6 - Winslow, Arizona

Serving . . . Nationwide!
Motel 6. . . of Winslow
725 West Third Street
Winslow, Arizona 86047
31 units, Pool, T.V.

Ramada Inn - Mobile, Alabama

1500 Government Street
Mobile, Alabama
205 Guest Rooms, T.V., and year 'round air-conditioning. Featuring Constantine's World Famous Foods. Banquet and convention facilities available for 600.

Air Point Motel - Colorado Springs, Colorado

Air Point Motel - Colorado Springs, Colorado

Catering to the family trade
Near Air Academy
Air Conditioned - TV - Kitchenettes
Apartments by Week or Month
4290 No. Nevada
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80907

Owned and Operated by Bud and Connie Purling

STATUS: Building expanded by still there.


Atlantic Sands Motel - Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

Atlantic Sands Motel - Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
Boardwalk and Baltimore Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
Phone 302-227-2511 - Open All Year - Private Pool - Restaurant on Premises - Elevator Service - 80 Unites - Air Conditioned - Phone Service - Color TV - Individual Heated Rooms.

Perry's Ocean Edge Beach Motel - Daytona Beach, Florida

Luxurious motel rooms and suites, with or without kitchens, for two or more persons. Excellent ocean view from most units. 100% air-conditioned. Hot water heat. Room television and telephones. Swimming pool. Surf bathing and shuffleboard. Member Quality Courts and AAA. Recommended by Duncan Hines.
Telephones 252-9822 or 253-4884
R.A. Perry - Jim & Yvonne Bazemore
2209 S. Atlantic Ave. Highway A1A
Daytona Beach Shores, Florida

The Manger Motor Inn - Tampa, Florida

200 Ashley Drive / Kennedy Boulevard
Tampa, Florida 33602
Telephone: (813) 223-2456

Tampa's Finest. Downtown on the Water Front. Home of the Famous Hearth and Embers Restaurant and Purple Tree Cocktail Lounge. Entertainment/Dancing

Rainbow Motor Lodge - Sarasota, Florida

4200 North Tamiami Trail - U.S. Highway 41
Sarasota, Florida 33580
A Modern Motel with apartments and efficiencies, complete with Phones - TV - Air Conditioning. In a delightful tropical setting centrally located to all points of interest. 6 restaurants and shopping center, walking distance.
Earle Alderfer, Owner-Manager. - Phone (813) 355-7616

Sarrazin Arms Apartments and Motel - Reno, Nevada

541 West Third Street, Reno, Nevada
Phone FA 9-4258
Downtown - Free TV - Coffee in Rooms - Kitchen in every unit - Laundromat

White House Motor Hotel - Houston, Texas

9300 South Main - Houston, Texas
MO 6-2261

220 Guest Rooms and Suites - Olympic size Swimming Pool - Private Club - Coffee Shop - Dining Room - Banquet and Meeting Facilities. Trade Mart, Exhibition Hall and Houston's fabulous Domed Stadium all within walking distance.

Saturday, January 30, 2010

Green Stone Motel - Homestead, Florida

304 N. Krome Avenue
Homestead, Florida
Phone 247-8334
Located in downtown Homestead, across the street from Barnetts Cafeteria. 24 luxurious wall to wall carpeted rooms, individual TV and telephones. Air conditioned. Electric Heat - Fireproof. We honor all major credit cards. A Superior Motel. Janet and Jerry Case, Owners
Mr. and Mrs. Melvin W. Booth, Managers

304 N. Krome Ave., Homestead Florida 33030
Phone 305-247-8334
24 Unit Motel in Downtown Homestead. Airconditioned,, TV, HBO in all rooms. Gateway to the Florida Keys and the Everglades National Park

Oak-Lo Motel and House of Glass Restaurant - Dunsmuir, California

Direct access from US 99 at Dwight Way. Commanding view of Mt. Shasta. Large heated pool - long beds. Refrigerated air condition. Auxiliary garden units off freeway. Room phones. AAA Approved. Diners' Club, Bankamericard, American Express accepted. Member of the Best Western Motels.

Surf Motel - San Francisco, California

2265 Lombard St.
US Hwy. 101
San Francisco, CA

A new establishment offering a complete variety of accommodations. Individually controlled heat. TV, radio and telephone in all units. Elevator. Kitchenettes. Close to downtown San Francisco and famed Fisherman's Wharf. AAA Approved. A Member of the Best Western Motels.

Coach An' Four Motel - White River Junction, Vermont

Coach An' Four Motel - White River Junction, Vermont

1 Mile South on US 5 at Exit 10, I-89 & I-91. Spacious, Nicely Furnished, Carpeted Rooms. Thermostatically Controlled Central Heat and Tiled Shower or Combination Baths. TV - Connecting Units - Opposite Bus Station and Restaurant. Open All Year. Air Conditioned.

Belmont Motor Motel - Sudbury, Ontario

Belmont Motor Motel - Sudbury, Ontario

The beautiful Belmont Motor Motel located on Highway 69 at York Street. All Deluxe Units, Electric Self-controlled heat, TV and phone in every room. Breakfast served on the premises.

Oak Ridge Motel - Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Located on Elza City Drive and State Highways #61 & 95. 41 ultra modern units. Air conditioning & TV. Kitchens available. Beautiful Crab Orchard stone construction. Restaurant on premises. Private fishing & boat docking facilities for our guests. Owned & Operated by, Mr. & Mrs. Charles Mars. Telephone Oak Ridge, Tenn. 5-9666.

Plaza Motel - Bryan, Ohio

South City Limits - Phone 6-2382
One of Ohio's Finest Motels - 17 large comfortable units - Hot Water Heat - Air Conditioning - Free TV - Wall to Wall Carpeting. AAA Approved.
Mr. and Mrs. R.F. Kinner

Dixie Motor Court - Starke, Florida

Dixie Motor Court and Restaurant - Starke, Florida

Phone: 52-W - Box 406
Highways 301 - State 200
19 Rooms - 12 De Luxe Units with Tile Tub and Showers - Hot Water Heat - Air-Conditioned - Air-foam Mattresses - Carpet Floors. AAA Approved.
Robert W. & Erna Metzger
Owner & Operators

C.T. Art-Colortone

Dixie Motor Court - Starke, Florida

U.S. 301 near intersection 100 & 16. 20 rooms Ultra-Modern units - Tile tubs & Showers. Hot Water Heat - Air Conditioned - Carpeted floors - TV in rooms. Two fine restaurant adjacent. AAA Approved. Diners Club accepted. Member of Congress Motor Hotels.
Mr. & Mrs. N.B. Zepp - Owners-Oprs.

The card was mailed from Starke, Florida to Mr. & Mrs. O. Lindsay & Merilyn of Bradford, Kentucky on September 10, 1957:

Having good time so far. Had rain coming down. Go to St. Augustine tomorrow & Daytona Beach & and down. More later. Love, Catherine.

Towne Center Motel - Mountain Home, Idaho

TV - Direct Dial Phones - Indiv. Control Air Conditioned, Elec. Heat - Pool - 31 Units.
(208) 587-3373

The card was mailed from Mountain Home, Idaho to M.M. McPherson of Spokane, Washington on September 6, 1972:

Got here at 5:30. Road const. from this side of Pendleton. Mostly freeway but working on it & a lot of 40 mi. per hr. We went to Hermiston & by-passed Pendleton. All new & good. Warm in car but nice. Be awfully good road when done. $12.00 for this! Good, Love, R & T.

Egyptian Motel - Grants Pass, Oregon

Egyptian Motel - Grants Pass, Oregon

An Oasis of Hospitality
728 NW 6th Street - Grants Pass, Oregon 97526
27 unusually fine air-conditioned room with combination tub or shower baths - Telephones, color TV and complimentary coffee in every unit. Wall-to-wall carpets and central heating, queen and long boy beds.

Boca Key Motel - Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Boca Key Motel - Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

529 N. Atlantic Blvd.
Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
Tel: LO 4-4386

* On the Ocean
* Apartments - Efficiencies - Hotel Rooms
* 100% Air Conditioned - Heated
* Heated Pool
* Continental Breakfast
* Cocktail Lounge
* Dining & Dancing Mambo Room

Driftwood Court/Driftwood Beach Motel - Ormond Beach, Florida

Driftwood Court - Ormond Beach, Florida

Driftwood Court
657 South Atlantic Ave., Ocean Highway A1A
Ormond Beach, Florida
Tel. OR 7-1331
26 Luxury Motel Rooms and Efficiences. Directly on the Ocean. Centrally heated...Air-Conditioned...TV Lounge...Free Coffee Bar. Country Club Privileges at Ellinor Village.
Your Hosts: Grace & Art Gulick

Driftwood Beach Motel - Ormond Beach, Florida

"You'll Be Glad You've Stopped"
Luxurious Oceanfront Resort Motel
Bedrooms-Efficiencies - W/W Carpet - Free TV - Air/Cond. - Hot Water Heat - Room Phone - New Heated Pool/Patio - Finest Location - AAA Approved - Member of the Superior Motels
For Reservations Call OR 7-1331
Art & Grace Gulick - Owner-Manager
657 So. Atlantic Ave., Ormond Beach, Fla.

Driftwood Motel - Ormond Beach, Florida

657 S. Atlantic Avenue
Ormond Beach, Florida 32074
Rooms, efficiencies and apartments, fully air conditioned and heated, cable color TV, direct dial phones and wall-to-wall carpeting. Large pool, shuffleboard court and barbeque grill. There's always fun in the sun for everyone on our great beach.

Mailed from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to Mr & Mrs. Dale Larkins of Sebring, Ohio on June 8, 1984:

Hello -
X marks the spot where were stayed. Tues PM left Myrtle early Tues A.M. Lis came down with Chick. pox Sat. PM. They all were enjoying themselves. How's things in Sebring? Our love to all.
B & A.

Downtown Motel - Salem, Oregon

Downtown Motel - Salem, Oregon

495 Liberty St. SE
Salem, Ore.
You will enjoy your stay here, 28 luxurious units, 4 with kitchenettes. Near shopping center, restaurant across the street. Phone, TV in each room. Moderate rates. AAA Approved.

Holiday Inn - Statesboro, Georgia

230 S. Main St. - Downtown
US Hwy. 301 & 25
100 Units - Meeting Rooms
Air-Conditioned - Restaurant - Heated Pool - Free TV - Radio - Free Holidex Reservations

Writing on the back:

Trip South June 12, 1972
First day: Shbg. to Statesboro

The Rancher - North Miami, Florida

75 New modern, air-conditioned and heated units.
126th St. and Biscayne Blvd., U.S. Highway #1
North Miami, Florida
Located at the North entrance to Miami and one block north of New Broad Causeway to Miami Beach. Beautiful Hotel rooms and Efficiency apartments. Ultra modern Lounge and Patio. Complete service Coffee Shop. Private free parking at your door, daily maid service. Reasonable rates which include the use of swimming pool. Centrally located in providing easy access to Beach, Race Track, golf courses and deep sea fishing. Open all year. PL 4-4606. Free TV in Rooms.

Friday, January 29, 2010

Colonial Motel - Williamsburg, Virginia

Colonial Motel - Williamsburg, Virginia

Route 60 - 1452 Richmond Road
Williamsburg, Virginia
New brick motel. Attractively furnished units, sound-proofed, air-conditioned. Hot water baseboard heat. Tile bath and shower combination. Free television. Recommended by AAA, AMHA and Hilton Carte-Blanche. Restaurant nearby. Owned and operated by Mr. & Mrs. Angelo Costas
For reservation phone CApital 9-3621

Dorchester Motor Lodge and Ole Quarter House Restaurant - Charleston, Heights, South Carolina

Dorchester Motor Lodge and Ole Quarter House Restaurant - Charleston, Heights, South Carolina

I-26 at Dorchester Avenue
Charleston Heights, S.C.
112 rooms - fully air-conditioned - electrically heated - room television - music - tile baths - wall to wall carpet - free ice - door parking - swimming pool - telephone. The Dorchester enjoys a choice location minutes from airport, downtown Charleston, all in 15 to 25 minutes without going through heavy city traffic. Nay Yard, Air Base, and all government facilities in Charleston are minutes away.

Walnut Creek Inn - Walnut Creek, California

1475 South Main Street Walnut Creek, California 94596
Phone: 935-3220

You will enjoy our rural setting in the heart of the city. We are located only minutes from San Francisco. 74 deluxe units, a heated pool. Each room has individually controlled heat and air conditioning, aslo phone and T.V. Excellent restaurant on premises.

Monday, January 25, 2010

Imperial '400' Motel - Phoenix, Arizona

201 N. 7th Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona 85007
Located Downtown, Intersection 7th Ave., Grand & Van Buren, (US 60, 70, 80, Ariz. 93) or take 7th Ave. Exit No. from I-10 & 17. Soundproof, 68 Units, Large Heated Pool, Soft Water, Coffee In Rooms, Color TV, Direct Dial Phones. 24 hr. Restaurant & Service Station Adjoining. Credit Cards: AE, CB, DC, BAC, MC, Mobil, Sinclair, ARCO, Union 76-Pure & Conoco. AAA Approved. A Friendship Inn.

Yucca Motel - Lordsburg, New Mexico

West Lordsburg, New Mexico
On Highways 80 & 86
Full Carpeted Rooms and Suites
Tiled Tubs and Shower - Baths - Refrigerated Air-Conditioning - Vented Heat - Heated Pool - Children's Playground - Television - Room Phones - Modern Trailer Court - Filling Station and Cafe on Grounds. E.W. Dettmann, owner and manager. AAA Approved.

The card was mailed from Waterloo, Iowa to Morgan Tysmer of Mesa, Arizona on August 22, 1964:

We got home on Sat. at 1.30, it's been cold and raining here. Our address will be 705 River Forest Rd for the next month. Then we are going to Guttenberg for a month, then we will come to Minnesota. More later. T. Goldsmith.

Royal Poinciana Court - Vero Beach, Florida

US No. 1
Vero's Finest Court

Deluxe quality throughout. 15 extra large rooms (16x18) beautifully furnished and decorated. All twin Beautyrest beds. Tile baths, jalousie no draft windows with cross ventilation. Large closets, radiant heat, air conditioned. Boltaflex rockers with adjustable reading lamps. Close to Ocean, Indian River, churches, and golf course. Fine restaurant adjacent. Bill and Barbara Stegkemper, Mgrs. and Owners. Phone 2415. Recommended by Shoreham-Norman Hotels & Villas.

Hershey Motor Lodge - Hershey, Pennsylvania

Artist's rendering of 202 room HERSHEY MOTOR LODGE. 100 $ air conditioned, color TV in every room, spacious free-form Swimming Pool, colonial decor Hearth Dining Rooms, convention facilities. West Chocolate Ave., South & University Drive.

The card was mailed from Hershey, PA to Mrs. Issac F. Manchester of Tiverton, RI on Sept. 16, 1967:

Dear Mother,
Decided to come here, has been well worth it. Going to Gettysburg, Tomorrow, possibly Washington Sunday, not sure.
Will call you when I get back. Lots of love, Ardelle.

Smith's "Uptown" Motel - Sioux Falls, South Dakota

9 blocks west of business district on Hiway #16, Sioux Falls, S.D. Air conditioned, free TV in rooms, individual phones, wall to wall carpeting. Combination tub and shower. Beverage rooms. 24-hour service. 37 units including kitchenettes. AAA Approved. Recommended by Duncan Hines.

Smith Ranch Motel - Charleston, South Carolina

3 miles South of Downtown
Charleston, S.C. on US 17

25 rooms - 100% air-conditioned - tile baths - Steam Heat - Family Units - TV optional - Excellent Restaurants adjoining - Owned and Operated by Mr. & Mrs. Dexter Marsh - Telephone SOuth 6-1681. AAA Approved. A Superior Motel.

The writing on the back says:
4/29/1959 - $7.50

Triple DDD Motel - Ardmore, Oklahoma

The Motel of Tomorrow
Highway 77 North near Junction 70
Ardmore, Oklahoma
Refrigerate Air Conditioning
Electric Heat
Telephones and Radios in every room
Restaurant Next Door
AAA Approved
Member of the Best Western Motels

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Dysart Motel - Falmouth, Maine

Dysart Motel - Falmouth, Maine

On U.S. Route 1 - 4 1/2 miles north of Portland, Maine - 1/2 mile north of Turnpike Exit #9 in Falmouth, Maine
20 Units - Coffee Shops
Breakfast and Dinner on Grounds
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Dysart
Phone SPruce 3-8621
AAA Approved
Member of Eastern Motels and Superior Courts.

Monday, January 18, 2010

Dickman's Wayfarer Inn - Rolla, Missouri

Dickman's Wayfarer Inn - Rolla, Missouri

Highway 66 West
Room Phones - Central Heating - Wired Music - Air-Conditioned - Television - Wayfarer Restaurant adjoining - Phone 364-5454
10% discount for active military.

Rowntowner Motor Inn - Manning, South Carolina

Jct. I-95 & US 301, Manning, S.C.

100 rooms, connecting units, individually controlled heat and air conditioning. Color TV in every room. Direct dial phones, 2 heated pools, restaurant and lounge. Credit cards welcome. Near Lake Marion.