Saturday, July 31, 2010

Loop Motor Lodge - Ventura, California

3135 East Main St. on Highway 101
Ventura, California
We Welcome You to Ventura - "A Fast Growing and Friendly City". Convenient to All Point of Interest. - Fine Restaurant Next Door - Near Entertainment and Shopping Center. Tile Showers - some Tub & shower combinations. Radios - Free TV - Garages.
Phone Miller 3-3158
Your Hosts The Wrights

Peoria Sands Motel - Peoria, Illinois

220 N. Adams St - Downtown Peoria
Air-Conditioned - Cocktail Lounge - Restaurant - Meeting Rooms - TV and Hi-Fi - Beautiful Heated Swimming Pool

Provo Western Motel & Apartments - Provo, Utah

US Highways 89, 91, 50 - So. Entrance to City
1015 South Shore, Provo, Utah
28 Modern Air Conditioned Units. Kitchenettes & Family Units. Free Coffee. Steam Panel Ray Heat. TV & Telephone. Large Heated Pool. Near Cafe. 3 Minutes to famous Brigham Young University. Honors American Express, Diners, Carte Blanche Credit Cards.

Leopold Motor Inn - Bellingham, Washington

Relaxing at Poolside
In Downtown Bellingham, Washington
Heated swimming pool, Coffee shop, Dining Room, Cocktail Lounge. Free Overnight Parking.
24 De Luxe Motel Units
260 Modern Hotel Rooms

Friday, July 30, 2010

Sea Dip Motel and Apartments - Daytona Beach, Florida

Fully Air Conditioned
Route A1A, 1233 So. Atlantic Ave.
Daytona Beach, Florida

TEL. CL 2-3362
Directly on the Beach

Florida's only nylon covered heated pool. Motel Rooms, Efficiencies and Bed Room Apartments. Will meet buses, planes, and trains. AAA Approved. A Master Hosts Motel.

O.L. Jack White, Owner

Desert Sahara Motor Lodge - Spokane, Washington

Desert Sahara Motor Lodge - Spokane, Washington

In Downtown Spokane, Washington
MA 4-9181
1st & Post Sts.
Drive-in lobby and free under-cover parking. Completely air-conditioned. Rooftop swimming pool. Sahara restaurant and coffee shop. Moulin Rouge for cocktails and dancing. A Master Hosts Motel.

Village Motel - Breezewood, Pennsylvania

US Highway 30 - 700 Yards West of Turnpike
Interchange and Near Interstate 70 & 126

Tel.: Breezewood 735-9985 - Air Conditioning - Free TV - Ceramic Tiles Baths with Tub & Shower Combination - Individually Controlled Heat.
Edward Burtnett - Owner

Cactus Springs Lodge - Desert Hot Springs, California

Cactus Springs Lodge - Desert Hot Springs, California

Cactus Springs Lodge is the ultimate in luxury and relaxation. Enclosed Hydro-jet therapeutic pool. Outdoor therapeutic pool. Large swimming pool. All pools fed from our own natural hot mineral well on premises. Finnish sauna room.
68075 Club Circle Drive
P.o. Box 867 Desert Hot Springs, Cal. 92240
Your Hosts Bill and Dorothy Petersen

Howard Johnson's Motel - Belleville, Michigan

1-94 at Belleville Rd. Exit 190
Belleville, Mich. 4811
Greater Detroit Area. Near Greenfield Village. Between Metro & Willow Run Airports.

Parkview Motel and Restaurant - Nashville, Tennessee

"South's Finest"
On US Hi-ways 41 and 31W - 3 Miles North of Nashville, Tenn. Make One Stop. Fine Southern Cooking. Living Room, 21-inch TV in every room, free. Air-Conditioned, Wall-to-Wall Carpet, Electric Heat and Two Full Size Beds in every Unit. Most reasonable prices. This De Luxe family unit for $8.00, 2-3 or 4 Persons.

Ramada Inn - Scottsdale, Arizona

The ultimate in smart resort hotel accommodations in the West's Most Western town. 118 rooms and apartment units surrounding a lushly landscaped inner court with beautiful heated swimming pool, within strolling distance of Scottsdale's famous shops
333 West Main Street
Scottsdale, Arizona

Mailed from Scottsdale, AZ to Mr. & Mrs. A.B. Whitney of Longmeadow, MA on April 9, 1966:
Dear Arthur & Helen,
Had a lovely arrangement made for the dining table for Mother's birthday luncheon. She was so pleased & I thank you too,
We're having a wonderful rest - eating, sleeping, sunning & a drink or two, Thursday we go to John & Hope until Monday & then on to S.F. & all the wedding festivities. Love to you both,
Julia & Leighton

Circle C Motel - North Platte, Nebraska

Circle C Motel - North Platte, Nebraska

920 N. Jeffers,
North Platte, Nebraska
On US hi-ways #30 & #83. 38 beautiful units. Heated pool, Color TV, Long Boy beds, tub & shower combination, direct dial telephones. AAA Approved. Member of the Best Western Motels.

Miramar Motor Inn - Longview, Washington

Miramar Motor Inn - Longview, Washington

1808 Hemlock
Longview, Washington
Here is Longview's newest and finest motel. 35 beautiful furnished units - air conditioned, wall-to-wall carpeting, TV, direct dial telephones, heated pool, conference room. Close to modern shopping center, excellent restaurants. Free coffee.

Sea Sprite Apt. Hotel - Hermosa Beach, California

"Right on the Ocean"
10th and Strand - Hermosa Beach, Calif.
Phone: Frontier 2-9552
Singles or families - Kitchens or Light Housekeeping - Free TV - Heated Fresh Water Pool

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Riptide Motel - Daytona Beach, Florida

1915 North Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach, Fla.
On Ocean Highway A1A
Tel. CLinton 2-9576
Ultra modern efficiencies and Motel rooms. Central heat - Individually Controlled Air-Conditioning - Room TV - Public Approach to the "World's Most famous Beach." By day, week or month.

Keystone Motel - New Cumberland, Pennsylvania

Cocktails - Restaurant - Swimming Pool
Located Harris West Exit #18 of Pa. Turnpike and Interstate #83 - Exit 18

TV, Air-Conditioning, Wall-to-Wall Carpeting - Phones - ALL UNITS. Located in heart of beautiful Penna. Dutch Countryside.
American Express - Carte Blanche - Diners' Club - Atlantic-Richfield - Mobil - AAA - Superior - P.M.A. Approved

Holiday Inn - Fort Lee, New Jersey

2339 Route 4
Fort Lee, New Jersey 07024
1 Mile West of Geo. Washington Bridge
185 Deluxe Rooms - Color TV - Air Conditioned - Swimming Pool - Banquet Rooms - Dining Room and Lounge. 15 minutes from Times Square.

Concord Inn - Concord, California

Concord Inn - Concord, California

1601 Willow Pass Road, Concord, California
125 Luxurious rooms, with golf, swimming, dining, dancing, cocktails, banquet and convention facilities. Guest accommodations include 24 hr. phone service, air conditioning, sauna baths, room service.
30 miles east of San Francisco on Interstate Freeway 680.

Ruth Motel - Salt Lake City, Utah

122 N. 2nd West
Salt Lake City, Utah
2 Blocks to Temple Square
Air Conditioned, Kitchenettes, TV available. On Hyways 40-50-89-91. Member Salt Lake Tourist. Referral Service.
"Anytime of night or day we will find a place for you to stay."

Merriweather Apartments - Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

115 N. Atlantic Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Directly on the Ocean. Centrally located on Ft. Lauderdale's famous apartment and hotel row. Completely heated and air conditioned. Open year-around. Phone JA 3-4356.

Mailed from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to Lena Towlinson of Trevorton, Pennsylvania on August 11, 1960:

Hi! It's awful hot here yet but I was glad to get back after that long trip. Ken is fine, had a real nice visit with him over the week-end.

Holiday Inn - Horseheads, New York

Rt. 17 Expressway and Rt. 14 * 602 Corning Rd.
Horseheads, New York 14845
15 Minutes from Corning Glass Co.
15 Minutes From Watkins Glen
5 Minutes To Mark Twain Study at Elmira College
5 Minutes to Arnot Mall, Shopping Center

The Sands Motor Hotel - Albuquerque, New Mexico

On Highway 66
5000 Central Ave. S.E.
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Phone 5-7586

Sixty-nine De Luxe Units all centrally cooled by refrigeration and heated with hot water.
Visit our lovely Dining Room and Banquet Rooms. Telephone in Every Room. Heated Swimming Pool. The best of everything for your comfort and enjoyment. AAA Approved
Clyde Tyler & J.W. Davis, Owners

Candlelight Motor Lodge - Lake Wales, Florida

Candlelight Motor Lodge - Lake Wales, Florida

On U.S. 27, 2 Miles South of Lake Wales, Florida
Large rooms furnished for utmost comfort including free TV in each room. Air Conditioned, Electric Heat, Public Phone and Playground, Swimming Pool, Restaurant.
Phone 2-9552
Emil R. Jahna, Owner Color Photo by DePew
AAA Approved. A Superior Motel.

Sans Souci Motel - Daytona Beach, Florida

1020 So. Ridgewood Ave.
Daytona Beach, Fla.
Tel. 2-0553
Directly on US Rt. #1. Luxuriously furnished Motel Rooms, Air Conditioned and Central Heated! Free Radios - Combination Tile Showers & Baths. Restaurants Nearby. Attractive Rates. Sidney & Lilian Abrams, Owners-Managers. AAA Approved. Now with TV Lounge.

Grandview Motel - Boise, Idaho

Highway 20 and 30 East
Boise, Idaho Phone 2-8676
18 units, a desirable distance from the highway overlooking the city of Boise. Individually controlled steam heat and air conditioning. New Drive-in Service, Room TV and Radios. Beautiful grounds and ample parking, 5 minutes from city center.

Ideal Motel - Greenwood, South Carolina

On Hwys. 72 & 221
Reynolds Street Extension, Box 295
Phone ORchard 9-6149
Electric Heat - Air Conditioned - Television - Wall to Wall Carpet
Owned & Operated by Mr. and Mrs. I.S. Strom

Trinidad Motel - Atlantic City, New Jersey

Tennessee Ave. Near Boardwalk
Atlantic City, New Jersey
Bedrooms - 1 1/2 and 2 1/2 Room Kitchenettes
* Cocktail Lounge
* DeLuxe Swimming Pool
* Free Parking
* Completely Air Conditioned
* Color TV in Most Rooms
* Elevator Service
* Free Chaise Lounges
* Golf Privileges

175 S. Tennessee Ave., Atlantic City, New Jersey 08401
1/2 block from boardwalk and 1 block from Casino
Kitchen efficiencies - color TV - air conditioned - pool - elevator - bedside phones - free ice - cocktail lounge - free parking.

The Vagabond - Fort Lauderdale, Florida

"Directly on the Ocean"
One and two bedroom apartments, efficiencies, and hotel rooms with central heat. Each apartment has an ocean view. Daily maid service. Close to restaurants and shopping centers
2012 N. Atlantic Ave.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Ocean Palms Motor Lodge - Santa Barbara, California

232 West Cabrillo Blvd.
Santa Barbara, California 93101
AAA Approved. Diners' Club, American Express & Carte Blanche Accepted.

Skyline Motel - Salt Lake City, Utah

2475 East 1700 So.
Indoor Pool & Spa. 4 miles to City Center. Panoramic view of Salt Lake valley and surrounding mountains. 1/2 hour to 7 major ski resorts. AAA Approved. A Friendship Inn.

TraviSands Motel - Fairfield, California

1706 No. Texas, Fairfield, Calif.
Phone 425-6775
Sleep off the Hiway
30 soundproofed units - Heated Pool - Direct Dial Phones - Color TV - Air Conditioned - Free Coffee and Ice - Next to Finest Foods - Free Transportation from Travis AFB. AAA Approved.

Howard Johnson's Motor Lodge - Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Interstate Traffic Circle
Portsmouth, New Hampshire 03081
Junction Exit 5 Interstate 95,
Spaulding Turnpike
U.S. 1- U.S. 4 and N.H. 16
Air Conditioned, fireproof, soundproof, color TV, heated pool, phones, open 24 hours every day. Near Pease AFB. Univ. N.H. Ports Shipyard. Strawberry Banke. Historic Sites. Beaches.

Sunset Auto Court, Inc. - Rawlins, Wyoming

On U.S. 30
1302 West Spruce St.
Rawlins, Wyo.
Seventeen nicely furnished rooms; some with kitchenettes, either tub or shower. Open all year. Reasonable seasonal rates.
Phone EA 4-3761 - Owned by Christensen Brothers.
Operated by Les and Mick.
ATA and AMHA members

Cynthia Manor Motel - Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Cynthia Manor Motel - Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

1144 N. Fed Hwy. (U.S. 1) Phone 3-7957
Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Florida's most luxuriously furnished hotel room and apts. with twin beds and double beds. Cross ventilation. Tile bathrooms, hot shower, heat and air-conditioned. Near ocean bathing, racetracks, theatres and charter fishing boats, FOR OUR GUESTS. Florida Room, restaurant, swimming pool, shuffleboard, fishing, free parking. Recommended by Duncan Hines. AAA Approved.

Mailed from Central City, Pennsylvania to Mr. Francis Sproeski of Reading, Pennsylvania on October 15, 1956.
Having a wonderful time - Do you miss little ole 293?
Be seeing you - Jim.

Sage Motel - Glendale, Arizona

5940 NW Grand Avenue
Glendale, Arizona
Hwys. 60, 70, 89 & 93
41 new luxurious units, each with TV, radio & music sound system, telephones and Inn Room Courtesy Coffee. Special accommodations available for wheel chair travelers. All rooms have extra-sized beds, tub and shower combinations, are completely soundproofed and air conditioned. Beautiful patio with heated swimming pool. Located in downtown Glendale near all shops and restaurants. AAA Approved. A member of the Best Western Motels.

Lake Estes Motel - Estes Park, Colorado

East Edge, US 34

New and Nice - on the Lake - Large Heated Pool & Kiddied Wader, and Playground, Gues Lounge, Room Phones - Horseback Rdiding, Fishing, Boating, Hiking, Golfing, Dancing adjacent - "Range" AAA Restaurant next door. Phone 780.
AAA Approved. AMHA Approved. A member of the Best Western Motels.

Siesta Motor Hotel - Laredo, Texas

Highway 81, 83 - Interstate 35
Phone: RA 3-3661 - TWX: 512-722-4502

Located just five minutes from the International Bridge and Old Mexico, the SIESTA MOTOR HOTEL, with its spacious landscaped grounds, swimming pool, and restaurant, provides luxurious accommodations for the discriminating traveler featuring private patios, room service, television, telephone, and individually controlled air conditioning and heating.

Florida Court - Asheville, North Carolina

Florida Court - Asheville, North Carolina 1
1/2 Mi. E on US 74 and 70 near gateway to scenic Blue Ridge Parkway, Great Smokies National Park and famous Biltmore Estate. OFF THE HIGHWAY units on spacious, shaded grounds, with tile shower or combination bath, central heat, central air circulation system and TV. Adjacent to area's finest restaurant. No pets. 121 Tunnel Rd., Asheville, NC Tel ALpine 2-2365. AAA Approved.

Writing on the back:
May 30 1961
Walter got this at post office

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Heart of Bristol Motel - Bristol, Virginia

2118 Euclid Avenue
Bristol, Virginia 24201
Most Beautiful rooms in Tri-City Area.

Sandy Beach Apartments - Hollywood Beach, Florida

"On the Ocean Front"
1414 S. Surf Road, Hollywood Beach, Florida
Apartments for two or four people. All apartments steam heated; tub and shower baths; cross ventilation; souther exposure and ocean view from each apartment. Owner management.Your hosts, The Phil Millers, formerly of Youngstown, Ohio.

Mailed from Dania, Florida to Rev. & Mrs. E.S. Denton of Greensburg, Kentucky on June 22, 1953:

Believe or not we are here - and its wonderful. Brother is a glowing (???). We did need this vacation, Your birthday present is in Dentron. We leave June 15th. Love Brother & Jean.

Hiway Host Motel - Mesa, Arizona

1260 West Main Street
Mesa, Arizona 85201
Heated Pool - Kitchenettes - Hotel Rooms - TV in Rooms - Refrigerated - Wall-to-Wall carpeting - Close to Shopping Center - Shuffleboard - Close to restaurant.
Leonard & Ellen Hunt, Owners & Managers

University House Motel - Dallas, Texas

Luxurious accommodations directly across from and facing Southern Methodist University Campus, on the corner of Hillcrest and Binkley, University Park in Dallas, Texas. Sitting room-bedroom combinations. Year around air conditioning., TV and elevator service.
Dicker Motels

Ranch House Motel - Tehachapi, California

Highway 58 East, Business Route
Tehachapi, Calif. 93561

All Channel Cable TV
Coffee Shop Next Door.

Mailed from Riverside, California to Mr. & Mrs. Wayne Whitefont of Tacoma, Washington on February 3, 1969:

Hi Folks - These Mts in Cal. are cold. It looked like Weed Cal. Had a couple of feet of snow. Mt. Shasta is white from top to bottom. the hiways are all open today. At Sac & Fresno is nothing but water. Traveling couldn't be better than it was to-day. We are staying here tonite. Will be seeing you.
Alice & Eric

Arrowhead Motel - Sundance, Wyoming

Arrowhead Motel - Sundance, Wyoming

AT 3-1495
Sundance, Wyo.
12 Modern Units - AAA Approved - Some Air Conditioned. 28 Miles to Devil's Tower.

Arrowhead Motel - Cherokee, North Carolina

Arrowhead Motel - Cherokee, North Carolina

U.S. 19 - 4 1/2 Miles West of Cherokee, N.C.
In the Great Smoky Mountains, 21 Modern Units, TV, Heated Swimming Pool. Our own restaurant; The Pancake Pavilion. Tickets for Indian Drama "Unto These Hills".
Owned and Operated by
Mr. and Mrs. William Peterson

Apache Resort Motel - Miami, Florida

10651 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, Florida
118 oversized room and apts. King sized pool. Around the clock service. Easy access to all Tracks. Famous restaurants, Shopping, Beach, Golf Course. Cocktail Lounge features top star entertainment to 3 AM. Open all year.


Chieftain Tourist Village - Ogallala, Nebraska

Chieftain Tourist Village - Ogallala, Nebraska

On U.S. 30 West Business District - Twenty pleasant units on nicely landscaped grounds - Individually Controlled Refrigerated Air Conditioning and forced Air Heat - Shower or Combination Baths - Connecting Room - Cribs - Kitchenettes - Lower Off-Season Rates - Pets Allowed - Car Ports - Inn Room Coffee. AAA Approved.
Buck and Iva Andersen, Owners & managers

Town House Motor Hotel - Omaha, Nebraska

Combines the finest features of downtown hotels and outstanding morels to offer the most complete comfort and service in your room or suite. Three unusual cocktail lounges, The TOWN PUMP, The PIANO LOUNGE, and THE HAWAIIAN ROOM along with a luxurious restaurant provide superb dining - in an atmosphere designed for you.
Completely Air Conditioned Year 'Round
Convenient Parking
Ten Minutes to center of town
Dodge at 70th
Regent 5161
AAA Approved

Johnston's Motel & Cabins - Pictou, Nova Scotia

Mrs. Sid Morrison, Prop., Box 209, Pictou, N.S. 1/2 mile from town centre on Route 6. 4 miles from P.E.I. ferry. 14 motel units with TV & Radio. 16 cabins with private bathrooms. 9 house-keeping units.