Monday, January 30, 2012

Stardust Lodge - La Grande, Oregon

402 Adams Ave.
La Grande, Oregon
Eastern Oregon's Newest - Your Comfort First - 32 Modern Units - Telephone in every room - Free 19" Television - Heated Pool - Refrigerated Air Conditioning - On U.S. Highway 30.

Monday, January 16, 2012

Imperial Lodge - Cartersville, Georgia

A Colonial Host Enterprise
Overnight Trailer Parking
U.S. 41 between Atlanta & Chattanooga
North of Cartersville, Georgia 30120
Combination Tile Baths (floor radiant heat), Thermostatic Room Controlled Hot Water Heat & Air Conditioning - Carpeted - TV & Phones in all rooms - Swimming Pool & Spacious Playground - Restaurant Adjacent. AAA Approved.

Jay's Motel - Elko, Nevada

Elko, Nevada
100 DeLuxe Air Conditioned Units. Heated Swimming Pool.
Open 24 Hours

Sanborn Motel - Miami, Florida

Downtown Miami Business Section, 5 minute walk
Last Motel on Route 41
Closest to beaches, sport fishing, theatres, restaurants and night clubs. New - Modern - Steam Heat - Every room with private bath, Plenty of free parking for guests. Fireproof.
Route 41, Tamiami Trail (S.W. 8th St.) at 1st Ave.
2 Blocks West of Route #1

Seascape Motel and Apartments - Miami Beach, Florida

Directly on the Ocean at 17275 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach 41, Florida. Air-Conditioned - Private Beach - Swimming Pool - Coffee Shop - Cocktail Lounge - Parking at Your Door.

Maine Motel - Portland, Maine

Rte. U.S. 1 - Maine Pike Exit 7
606 Main Street - South Portland, Me.
2 1/2 miles south of Downtown Portland
Attractive Soundproof rooms, with free TV, guest controlled hot water heat, tub and shower and room phones. Pets welcomed.
AAA Approved. American Express & Carte Blanche accepted
Your hosts: Louela and Henry

Mailed from Portland, Maine to The McNabs of San Diego, Calif. on October 17, 1966:

Mon. Morn.
Here we are at Portland Maine, waiting to start out for the day. Saw Cape Cod Saturday, and Plymouth Village & Salem yesterday. Be home Tues. or Wed. Love, Mom & Pop

Ahlers' Motel and Dining Room - Hannibal, Missouri

Junction U.S. Highways 61 and 36
Hannibal, Missouri
46 Beautiful ultra-modern rooms, carpeted, air-conditioned, room phones, thermostatically controlled heat, ceramic tile bathrooms, tubs or showers - TV. Lounge and Dining Room, Executive and Bridal Suites. AAA Approved. Member of the Best Western Motels.
Mr. & Mrs. A.A. Ahlers, Owners.

Mailed from Clearwater, Florida to Mr. & Mrs. Jerome Lewis of Cedar Rapids, Iowa on March 20, 1968:

Dear Ones. I suppose you are home and back in the regular routine. We are at Dunedin suburb of Clearwater, Have a place for a week. We take a trip every day. See you soon.
Love, Muskers

STATUS: Appears to be gone.

Sunday, January 8, 2012

Poray Apartment Hotel - Palm Beach, Florida

3120 South Ocean Blvd - Highway A1A or 3120 South County Road
Palm Beach's Luxurious Apartment Hotel located majestically above the ocean the lake. A tropical paradise of beautifully landscaped grounds. Air-conditioned accommodations befitting the finest of tastes. 834 feet of private ocean beach.
Open All Year
Telephone Justice 2-7447

Travelers Inn - Salem, Oregon

3230 Portland Road
Salem, Oregon
On U.S. Highway 99 - North City Limits. One of Salem's finest motels. Large heated swimming pool. Spacious grounds located away from highway noise. Children's play ground. 46 units with various types accommodations - many with kitchens. All units have telephone and TV. Free laundry facilities. Complimentary morning coffee and donuts. Two restaurants on premises. Reasonable rates. AAA Approved.

Sand 'n Sea Motel - Gold Beach, Oregon

P.O. Box 565
Gold Beach, Oregon 97444
Cable Television - Room Phones - Coffee
Driftwood, Beach Combing, Fishing Information
Your Hosts, Don & Donna Buffington

Sea Horse Motel - Lincoln City, Oregon

2039 N. Harbor Ave.
Lincoln City, Ore.
ALL rooms ocean front, with: picture windows, spectacular ocean view, wall to wall carpets, combination tub and shower tile baths, and direct dial room phones. INDOOR POOL, amply heated all year. ESPECIALLY FINE BEACH.
Member of Friendship Inns.

Uptown Motel - Grants Pass, Oregon

1253 N.E. 6th St.
Grants Pass, Oregon
In the beautiful Rogue River Valley. 21 deluxe units. Tile showers, combination tubs, TV, air-conditioned, thermostat controlled heat. Shopping center and fine restaurants nearby. At north end of town on Highway 99.

1253 N.E. 6th St.
Grants Pass, Oregon
In the beautiful Rogue River Valley. 14 de luxe units. Tile showers, air-conditioned for Summer, thermostat controlled heat for winter. Shopping center and fine restaurants nearby. At north end of town on Highway 99. For reservations phone GR 9-1607

Motel Flagstone - Eugene, Oregon

Beautiful new MOTEL FLAGSTONE one of the West's most outstanding Motels located 1/2 mile East of downtown Eugene, Oregon on Highway 99S.

Lakeview Lodge Motel - Lakeview, Oregon

301 G. Street (U.S. 395 & 66)
Phone: WHitehall 7-2181
40 new, fully carpeted units, located in a quiet section 1/2 block south of junction of U.S. 395 & state 66. Some kitchens. Full-tile showers. Electric heat.
Aaron & Arllow Goehring, owners and co-managers
AAA Approved

Monday, January 2, 2012

Autoport Motel - State College, Pennsylvania

Autoport Motel - State College, Pennsylvania

Autoport Motel, Dining Rooms, Coffee Shoppe & Swimming Pool, South Atherton Street and U. S. Rt. 322, State College, Pa. Central Pennsylvania's finest Motel, Restaurant and Dining Rooms catering to Banquets and Wedding Receptions. “Finest in Hospitality”

Tallahassee Motor Lodge - Tallahassee, Florida

Two miles West on U.S. 90 - Near Florida State University.
Central heat and air-cond. Room phones, carpeted floors, tiled baths, T.V. Hospitality unexcelled. Restaurant ½ block. Swimming pool. AAA Approved. Rooms furnished with exceptional, fine luxurious decor.

The Drake Court - St. Petersburg, Florida

11455 Gulf Boulevard
Treasure Island
St. Petersburg 6, Florida
Most unusual Court on the Golden Mile. Completely modern and beautifully furnished with spacious rooms and apartments. Completely air conditioned and with Television. Sundeck overlooking Gulf of Mexcio and Boca Ciega Bay. Safe Gulf Beach.
C.E. Drake, Owner

The Johnson House - Lubbock, Texas

Ave. Q at 48th St.
Lubbock, Texas
Sherwood 7-1671
Featuring Lubbock's Finest Restaurant
Luxurious Guest Rooms, TV, Heated Pool. Facilities for Sales Meeting, Conventions, Banquets, etc.
Convenient to All Highways

Marco Polo Inn - Daytona Beach, Florida

935 S. Atlantic Ave.
Daytona Beach, Fla. 32018
"Directly on The World's Most famouse Beach"
150 Ultra Modern Units, Efficiencies, Motel Rooms and Penthouse Apartments, private balconies, room controlled air conditioning and heat, color TV, tile baths, tubs and showers, direct dial room phones, roof top sun deck, elevators, heated swimming pool, kiddie pool, recreation room, shuffleboard courts, restaurant and gift shop. ALL APPLIANCES BY GENERAL ELECTRIC

Mailed from Daytona Beach, Florida to Bill Mayhew of Sioux City, Iowa on February 8, 1972:

Just a note to remind you to pick up my junk mail - Hope everything at my house is OK. The weather here was in the 70's & 80's but turned colder & rainy this week. My eyes are some better.
Regards, Tom. Thanks.

The Hilton Inn - New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans International Airport
A luxurious 300 room resort type motor hotel, only minutes from downtown New Orleans. A beautiful patio surround the swimming and wading pools. La Cantina Cocktail Lounge. Coffee Shop and Dining Rooms. Banquet and meeting facilities for 10 to 600 persons.

Mailed from New Orleans, Louisiana to Mr. & Mrs. Don Irving of Sebring, Ohio on February 5, 1973:

We are here for Sat. Nite. Breathed some Atlanta air. 38 degrees but no Georgia peaches. it is 76 degrees here & lots of green grass & hundreds of bird. Had a good flight & many thanks to you. Customs is nothing. Do take care.
Love, Leanore & Bill

Oceanana Resort - Atlantic Beach, North Carolina

1/4 Mile East on Fort Macon Road
Atlantic Beach, N.C.
The only Motel on the Ocean with Fountain
Free Deluxe Continental Breakfast
Deluxe Swimming Pool
Our Beach is Private
Luxury Units and Suites, Individually controlled room Air Conditioning, Room Phones, TV, Wall to Wall Carpet. This ideal family resort includes a 1200 ft. fishing pier, restaurant, cocktail lounge, bicycles and planned daily recreation. Supervised children's playground. Phone: PA6-41111