Monday, February 28, 2011

Southwind Motor Court - Key West, Florida

On Simonton Street - 1 blk. from Ocean - Phone 1362 - A new modern Motel - Air-conditioned or Air-cooled rooms and apartments - Quiet - Clean - Comfortable - Private Beach - Reasonable Summer and Winter rates - Recommended by Superior Courts United. AAA Approved - Duncan Hines Lodgings.

Sunday, February 27, 2011

The Sandman Motel - St. Petersburg, Florida

On U.S. 19
570 34th Street, North
St. Petersburg, Florida
Centrally located among the finest of restaurants, shopping centers and entertainment. All within convenient walking distance. Free TV and air-conditioning.

Saturday, February 26, 2011

Royal Inn - Portland, Oregon

Royal Inn of Portland
420 N.E. Holladay Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97232
Luxurious accommodations at reasonable rates. Sauna Baths with Lounges - interior therapy pool - Color TV in all rooms - Built-in Bars in all suites - Jolly King Restaurant on premises.

Friday, February 25, 2011

Quality Inn Pentagon City - Arlington, Virginia

300 Army-Navy Drive, Arlington, Virginia 22202
382 Rooms plus Convention Facilities to 700
Revolving "Sky Dome Lounge" - Live Entertainment
Penthouse Restaurant - Free Covered Parking
Coffee Mill - Library Lounge - Rooftop Year Round Pool and Saunas - Color TV - Touch Tone Direct Phones - Adjacent to National Airport and Pentagon - Near major points of interest.

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Scottsbluff Lamplighter Motel - Scottsbluff, Nebraska

606 East 27th Street
Scottsbluff, Nebr.
Restaurant - Indoor Heated Pool - Soft Water - Refr. Air Conditioning - Background Music - Free TV - Individual Direct Dial Phones. Member of the Best Western Motels.

Richcreek Motel - Cedarville, Michigan

On M-134 - 1/2 Mile East of Intersection of M-134 and M-129 - In Town
Modern Spacious Units - Kitchenettes. Overnight and Weekly Rates. Tub and Shower Combination - Guest Controlled Heat and Free TV,
Francis & Margaret Richcreek

Gateway Motel - Newberry, Michigan

South M-123
Newberry, Michigan
Near the famous Tahquamenon Falls and Toonerville Trolley. Excellent Fishing & Area. New, Spacious Motel Units - Controlled Heat - Beauty Rest Mattresses - Wall to Wall Carpeting - Free TV. Walking Distance to Restaurants. Open Year 'Round. Phone 787.

Indian Trail Motel and Restaurant - Indian River, Michigan

South on Old #27, just off I-75
Open Year Around
Ron & Lynne Wikarski
Phone 616 - AD. 8-7768

Vacationer Motel - Traverse City, Michigan

1600 U.S. 31N Shore Drive
Traverse City, Mich. 49684
On the Beautiful Miracle Mile, Traverse City, Mich. One mile north of city limits on U.S. 31. Large, well furnished rooms, tile baths, excellent beds, electric baseboard heat, free TV, shuffleboard and courtesy coffee. Walking distance to State Park and Sugar San Beaches. Restaurants nearby. Owner-Mgrs. - Ron & Terri Jones

The Shoreham Hotel-Motor Inn - Washington, D.C.

View of Motor Inn and pool from the Hotel
One of the World's Finest
Located in the heart of Washington, D.C.
Connecticut Avenue and Calvert Street, N.W. Overlooking beautiful Rock Creek Park. Home of the Palladian Room, the Blue Room, and the world famous outdoor dining and dancing Terrace. Swimming pool and patio. Ample parking facilities.

Mailed from Washington, S.C. to Helen Rocco of Vineland, New Jersey on May 29, 1966:
Hi Helen
Earl J. Rehrmann
Charlie Panarello

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

White Pigeon Motel - White Pigeon, Michigan

Junction U.S. 112 & 131
White Pigeon, Mich.
Phone 2715

Mercury Court - Nashville, Tennessee

Nashville's Newest and Finest. 5 Minutes from Downtown Area on Highway 41-70S. Telephone 5-0658. Electric Heat - 100% Air Conditioned - Tile Baths - Carpeted Floors - Telephone in Each Room. Radio and Television Sets Available. GOOD RESTAURANT ADJOINING. AAA Approved. A Quality Court.

Nashville's Newest and Finest. 5 minutes from Downtown Area on U.S. Highway 41 - 70-S. Telephone 5-0658. Electric Heat - 100% Air Conditioned - Tile Tub and Shower Baths - Carpeted Floors - Telephone in each room. Radio and Television sets available. Honeymoon Suite. Playground. AAA Restaurant adjoining. AAA Approved. A Member of Quality Courts United.

Slumberland Motel - Orangeburg, South Carolina

U.S. Highway 301 - 2 miles north of Orangeburg, South Carolina. Telephone 534-5081. Air-conditioned - TV - wall-to-wall carpet - swimming pool - spacious safe playground - restaurant adjoining. Mr. and Mrs. W. Lamar Porter, owners and operators. AAA Approved. A Superior Motel.

Lucas Harbor Motel - New Johnsonville, Tennessee

Restaurant, Motel, Boat Dock
New Johnsonville, Tenn

Restaurant, Motel, Boat Dock
New Johnsonville, Tenn.

Motel Milwaukee - Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Located on U.S. #41 three blocks north of Capitol Drive (190) Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
12 modern heated units, each with private Baths. Open all year. 15 minutes to Braves' Field and 20 minutes from downtown. Virgil & Frances Scott, owners - phone HOpkins 1-4578. AAA Approved.

The Fox Motel - Lewisburg, Tennessee

Lewisburg, Tennessee
4 Blocks West on Highway 50
12 Units - Private and Connecting Baths - Wall to Wall Carpets - Electric Heat - Air-Conditioned - Tile Showers - Innerspring Mattresses - Stone Building - Insulated and Weather Stripped. 300 Feet Off 4 Lane Highway, Quiet, Rest and Homelike. AAA Approved. Phone 399

Tweed's Court - Hot Springs, North Carolina

U.S. 25 & 70
Hot Springs, N.C.
Offers complete new and modern accommodations. All rooms have private tile baths, cross ventilation. Cool in summer, heated in winter. Elevation 2000 ft. Site of famous natural hot springs.

West Court - Weaverville, North Carolina

Every Room with Bath, Steam Heat, Best in Furnishings. Open All Year. First Class Cafe within 1/2 block. Reasonable rates. Centrally located between the Smoky Mountain National Park and the Blue Ridge Parkway. Owned and Operated by WEST FAMILY. AAA Approved.
Phone 113 - P.O. Box 215

Monday, February 21, 2011

Kachina Lodge and Motel - Taos, New Mexico

N. Pueblo Road, Taos, New Mexico
"Taos outstanding motel," located withing 2 miles of the famous Taos Pueblo.
Kiva Coffee Shop
Heated Swimming Pool on Sun Terrace
Kachina Art Gallery - Zuni Cocktail Lounge - Hopi Dining Rooms - TV and Phone in Rooms - Wall to Wall Carpet
Arcade of Shops
For Reservation Telephone 75-8-2275

Mailed from Show Low, Arizona to Mr. & Mrs. John Walker of Olivet, South Dakota on May 15, 1963:

Hi! Guess Who?
Having a lovely trip wish you were here. Having supper now in Show Low, Arizona. Be in Mesa for dinner & on to Phoenix we will see you on about Sunday evening May 26. Lord Willing.
? & ?

Deser-Est Motel - Ely, Nevada

Deser-Est Motel - Ely, Nevada

1425 Aultman
Ely, Nevada
Conveniently located on U.S. 6 & 50 at East Edge of Business District. 18 Deluxe Units - Refrigeration Air Conditioned - Free TV - "Friendly Western Hospitality" - Bud, LaRue, Keith & Dorothy Hendrix, Owners & Operators. AAA Approved.

Colletdale Court - Bowling Green, Kentucky

Colletdale Court - Bowling Green, Kentucky

R.M. Harris
U.S. Highway 31-W By-Pass
Bowling Green, Kentucky
31 Air-Conditioned Rooms - Hot Water Heat - Free TV in Rooms - Ceramic Tiled Baths, Tub and Shower in each room - Carpeted floors. Restaurants Nearby. AAA Approved. A Superior Motel.
Room phones - Tel. VI. 2-0321

Flynn's Motel - Massena, New York

DOT and JACK FLYNN, Proprietors
Located on Corner of Route 56 & 37 near Massena, New York
Seaway and Power Development
Individual thermostats, Air-conditioned, Hot water heat, Ceramic Tubs & Showers, Wall-to-Wall Carpets, FREE Television.
Mobile Guide - All State Guide
Superior Courts - Duncan Hines
Emmonds (sic) Walker - Phone: R.O. 9-2811

Mailed from Ithaca, New York to Mrs. Arthur Brown of Beachwood, New Jersey on July 25, 1962:

Having a wonderful vacation, Maine - Quebec, Montreal - now here - on west in N.Y. and then back home. Love, Anita, Norman & Susie Q

Townsman Motel - Yates Center, Kansas

Yates Center, Ks.
Phone 40
1/2 Block West Jct. - U.S. 54 & 75
TVs, phones, refrigerated air, central heat. Wall to wall carpet, and ceramic tile baths. AAA Approved.
Owners-Mgrs. Mr. & Mrs. J.W. (Jack) Morgan

Mailed from Yates Center, Kansas to Mrs. Salome Aubrey of Tampa, Florida on September 6, 1971:
Dear Salome:
Hope everything is all right. How did you make out at the zoning meeting? We are getting along fine. Had a beautiful drive this a.m. through the Ozarks from Eureka Sprg., Ark. quite a resort place - almost didn't get a room. Love, Tillie.

Sunday, February 20, 2011

The Ridge Motel - North Ridgeville, Ohio

38043 Center Ridge Rd.
N. Ridgeville, Ohio
1.3 Miles East of Elyria, Ohio
Phone Elyria EN 5-2121
On U.S. Rts. 20 & 113 Midway Between Exits 8 & 9 Ohio Tpk.
17 Units - Clean - Comfortable - Reasonable Rates
Recommended by Duncan Hines.

Holiday Inn West - Asheville, North Carolina

275 Smoky Park Highway
Asheville, N.C.
Highway 19 & 23 on I-26 & I-40 Interchange
Enjoy Golfing on Bent Grass Greens. Skiing on fabulous mountain slopes. Swimming in Olympic Size Pool. Children's entertainment, playground.

Pioneer Lodge - Springdale, Utah

Motel & Restaurant
Springdale, Utah 84767
Located at the foot of West Temple Mountain, one mile from South Gate of Zion National Park. Panoramic views of breath-taking mountain beauty. Gourmet Restaurant, heated pool, telephones & television. Individual electric room controlled heat and air conditioning. AAA Approved.

Hereford Motel - Albany, Texas

Located on U.S. Highways 180-283-380, West of Albany, Texas. "THE BEST FOR YOUR REST." Refrigerated Air - Thermostatically Controlled Heat - Telephones - Tile Baths - Playground - Cribs. AAA Approved.
For reservations - Phone - 238.

Mailed from Albany, Texas to Mr. & Mrs. Bert Small of Mundelein, Illinois on April 15, 1960:

Sorry I didn't get to see you before I left but you know - Hope your feeling better Bert. Should be here, real warm. Was cool first of week, then it rained, now hot. Got here Sun nite. Mable left Wed. Won't be here too long - Be seeing you. Bessie

Luna Lodge - Albuquerque, New Mexico

9119 Central Ave. N.E.
Albuquerque, New Mexico
28 Units - Room Phones - TV - Shower or Tub - Air Conditioning - Hot Water Heat - Carpeted - Coffee Shop - Dining Room - Heated Swimming Pool - Play Ground - Family Accommodations. AAA Approved.

Jeff's Motel - Calvert City, Kentucky

Rt. 2, Calvert City, Kentucky
Located 2 Miles West of Ky. Dam Village on U.S. Hwy. 62
Restaurant with Modern Dining Area
Air-conditioned Units with TV, Tub and Shower, Electric Heat.
"Robley and Lavon Martin, owners and operators, await your visit"

Nittany Manor Motel - State College, Pennsylvania

One mile north of State College, Pa., on Route 322. 39 units, ultra modern, central heating, air conditioned, ceramic tile baths with tubs and showers, television, radios, telephones. Phone ADams 7-7638. AAA Approved. Recommended by Duncan Hines.

Gateway Motel - Utica, New York

175 North Genesee Street
Utica, New York
Just off Exit 31, New York State Thruway
On Routes 5, 8 and 12
Air-conditioned, Continental Breakfast, Heated Swimming Pool. Conveniently located to downtown Utica. Fine restaurants nearby. Free television and phone in every room. Member American Express and AAA.

Mailed from Utica, New York to Mary Mill of Harrison New York on July 29, 1968:
Hi Mom -
Arrived OK and having usual time.
Laurel & Andrew

Arch Motel - Somerville, New Jersey

Route 22 (East Bound)
Somerset County's Newest and Most Luxuriously Furnished Motel. Individual Thermostatically Controlled Heat and Air Conditioning. TV and Phone Service in every room. Large pool, Free Continental Breakfast. 1/2 mile from Route 202 and 206 Circle. Phone Randolph 2-3555.

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Holiday Inn - Lincoln, Nebraska

On bypass U.S. 6 and 77
52520 Cornhusker Highway
Ph: 434-3171 - AC: 402
Restaurant - Swimming Pool - Free TV - Banquet Facilities - Free Holidex Reservations

Holiday Inn - Sumter, South Carolina

226 N. Washington Street
On U.S. Highways 76, 378, and 521, one block from U.S. Highway 15
Complete Hotel Service, including Elevator
Two Private Meeting Rooms

Stardust Motel - St. George, Utah

"For The Rest of Your Life"
Lindau and Hortense Foremaster, Operating Owners
On U.S. Highway 71 at East edge of business district.
Phone 377-W
12 Units, some doubles, all with tub & shower. Air conditioned, steam heat, gyramatic beds. AAA-Ultra Modern.

Chateau Motor Lodge - Salt Lake City, Utah

Chateau Motor Lodge - Salt Lake City, Utah

Near Mormon Temple, Beaches and Airport
Air Conditioned
A.T.A. and U.M.A. Approved
Mr. and Mrs. Fred W. Goldsby, Owners
Clean, Quiet, Modern Rooms
Open The Year Round
Special Winter Rates
1989-99 W. No. Temple
Telephone ELgin 9-0964
On Hi-way 40 & 50
Salt Lake City 16, Utah

Virginia Motor Court - Orland Park, Illinois

"The Courtesy Court"
28 Air-Conditioned Units
Radio and Television Free
Junction U.S. 6 and U.S. 45
159th St. and La Grange Rd.
Orland Park, Illinois
Phone: FIeldbrook 9-9899

De Luxe Motel - Las Vegas, Nevada

De Luxe Motel - Las Vegas, Nevada

1601 So. 5th Street (U.S. 91-466) P.O. Box 504
Las Vegas, Nevada
Phone: DUdley 4-1647
45 rooms in one of Nevada's Finest Motels. Hotel rooms; suites, kitchenettes and guest bungalows. Air cooled. Furnace heat. Tubs and tile showers. Radios.

Mailed from Las Vegas, Nevada to Mr. & Mrs. Lloyd Swenson of Tucson, Arizona on March 14, 1958:

Hi! We are homeward bound. We stayed here 2 days now & are going to Salt Lake next. We will stay a day or so & then on to Denver & then home. We should make it about Tues. Have had a wonderful trip. Thanks for the meals & good time we had with you. Neil.

Pine Lodge Motor Court & Restaurant - Long Beach, Mississippi

On the Beach of the Gulf of Mexico
U.S. Highway 90...UNiversity 3-6591
Long Beach, Miss.
Heated Swimming Pool - Fishing Pier. Telephone & Free TV in all Rooms. Individual Air-Conditioning. 60 Units, 48 with Kitchenettes - Filtered Deep Well Water. AAA Approved.

Coach Lite Motel - Poplar Bluff, Missouri

Coach Lite Motel - Poplar Bluff, Missouri

"Your Home Away From Home"
Automatic Heat - Air-Cond. - Free TV - Room Phones - Tubs & Showers - Wall to Wall Carpeting - Family Units, located in the Foothills of the Ozarks on U.S. 67 and 160, 8 miles south of Poplar Bluff, Mo. - 1 mile from Call of the Wild Museum.

Village Inn Motel - Van Horn, Texas

West Hgwy 80
Van Horn, Texas 79855
Spacious Units - Individual Electric Heat and Refrigerated Air - Carpet - Cable TV - Firm Beds - Tubs & Shower Combinations - In room courtesy coffee - Located Downtown in shopping area.
Your Friendly Host; Roy Brandenburg

Ramada Inn - Odessa, Texas

Located on Highway 80 at Expressway. 12 luxurious rooms, Swimming Pool, 24-hour Coffee Shop, complete hotel service.

Mailed from Abilene, Texas to I.C. Horsham of Bixby, Oklahoma on July 24, 1962:

Arrived okay - at 4:00. There is so much to do & so many thing to see & hear we don't where to stop or start! Its just wonderful - we are so glad we came. Do hope you all are making it okay & having fun. I'll write a letter later. Love, Mom & Dad

Arrowhead Motel - Burnet, Texas

Arrowhead Motel - Burnet, Texas

"For Those Who Care"
Burnet, Texas
Phone PLymouth 6-4251
Air-Conditioned by Refrigeration - Vented Heat, Swimming Pool. Playground, Patio, Television, Free Radios. A lovely spot for your round recreation and "Hill country hospitality," near the intersection of U.S. 281 and Texas 29.

Friday, February 18, 2011

Windham Arms Motel - Windham, New York

Part of the total Windham Arms-Complex overlooking big Windham Pro-Ski-Bowl, & the 18 hole Windham Golf Club.
Open Year Around

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Romney Motor Lodge - Salt Lake City, Utah

754 West North Temple
Salt Lake City, Utah
World's most-photographed motel swimming pool and Fairyland...67 beautiful units each with tiled bath...Phones and TV in most rooms. On U.S. Highway 40 - 7 blocks west of Temple Square.
Phone DAvis 2-3483

Canadiana Inn Motel & Restaurant - Niagara Falls, Ontario

Canadiana Inn Motel & Restaurant - Niagara Falls, Ontario

5435 Ferry St.
Niagara Falls, Canada
New Modern Inn - Featuring - Self Controlled Heat and Air Conditioning - TV - Honeymoon Units - Tub & Showers - Restaurant - Sun Deck - Free Parking.
Avoid Congested Traffic - only 5 mins. Walk to Falls. Owner Management.

Whirl Inn Motel & Restaurant - Niagara Falls, Ontario

New modern fully equipped Motel Units, 4-Piece Baths, Television - Family, Single and Double Units, situated on the Niagara Boulevard overlooking the Gorge. Within walking distance of two of Niagara's Scenic Attractions. 15 River Road, Niagara Falls, Canada. Telephone Elgin 4-6920

Honeymoon Motel - Niagara Falls, New York

"The Motel of Tomorrow"
On Route U.S. 62 & N.Y. 18
6406 Pine Ave. - Niagara Falls, N.Y.
New, all brick motel, 26 units, Air Conditioned, Central heating, radios, television, tile tubs and showers with each unit. Conveniently located near Niagara's Finest Restaurants - Open All Year. AAA Approved. A Superior Motel.
Duncan Hines - Ray Walker