Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Radisson Hotel - Minneapolis, Minnesota

This hotel is situated in the heart of the shopping area.

Cabaña Beach Motel - Biloxi, Mississippi

Cabaña Beach Motel - Biloxi, Mississippi

Famous Fiesta Room...Sea 'N Sirloin Restaurant
U.S. Highway 90...West Beach;
Biloxi, Mississippi
IDlewood 2-2531
All rooms facing the Gulf
Private sand beach...Semi-inclosed heated pool...Cabana club...Member of Diners' Club; American Express...Carte Blanche...Trader John's Bar.
J. Mladinich & Sons, Owners  Operators

Mailed from Biloxi, Mississippi to Mrs. L.A. Pilla of Milburn, New Jersey on September 19, 1961:

Hi - Johnnie, Bobby and I are spending week-end here. Charles working so didn't come home with mother. Weather beautiful. 72-80 degrees. No damage from Carla. Hope you all are well. Love, Helen

Cabana Beach Motel & Sea-N-Sirloin Restaurant - Biloxi, MississippiU.S. Hwy. 90 - West Beach - Biloxi, Miss.
Jid Mladinich & Sons, Owners and Operators
Featuring oysters on the half shell the year ;round, harvested from private beds that are rotated each season for succulent deliciousness to please the most fastidious seafood gourmet.
Crate Blanche - American Express - Diners' Club.

Activities Incorporated
Dexter Press

Oasis Motel - Moses Lake, Washington

Enjoy the sun, relax and swim at the "Palm Springs of the Northwest," located at the west entrance to Moses Lake, Washington. Lovely air conditioned units with every facility for your comfort. Kitchenettes, television and telephones. SMITTY'S PANCAKE HOUSE ADJOINING. AAA Approved. A Friendship Inn.
For accommodations:
Oasis Motel
2934 W. Wapato Drive
Phone RO 5-8636
Moses Lake, Wash. 98837

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Tower Motel - Santa Rosa, New Mexico

612 Parker Ave.
On U.S. Highways 54-66-84 and I-40 Business Route
Santa Rosa, New Mexico 88435
32 Modern units - Tub and Shower combinations - Individual Control Heating and Refrigerated Air - TV - Phones - Heated Pool - Located Downtown. AAA Approved. Member of the Friendship Inns of America. Major Credit Cards Accepted.
Copyright 1971 Schaaf Post Card Co.

Viking Motel - Rexburg, Idaho

Highways 191 and 20
Rexburg, Idaho
25 Luxurious Units - Queen Size Beds, Electric Heat, Colored TV, Refrigerated Air Conditioning, Pool. Reasonable Rates. On main route to Yellowstone Park and Jackson Hole. AAA Approved. Member of the Best Western Motels.

Nelva Restaurant & Court - Meridian, Mississippi

U.S. Highways 11, 80, 45 - Meridian, Miss.
Air conditioned, private dining & banquet facilities, 60 units, Swimming pool.

College Motel - Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

College Motel - Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

"Opposite Campus"
345 Carlisle St.
Gettysburg, Pa.
Corner of Bus. Rt. 15 and 34
Gettysburg's newest downtown motel features colorful Mediterranean decor; wall to wall carpeting; tub/shower combination; massing mattresses; individual heat and air conditioning; Color TV - FM music; telephone; message service. Minutes away from all main entrances of the world famous Gettysburg Battlefield. Restaurants nearby. AAA Approved.

Monday, March 18, 2013

Wonderland Congress Motel - Fort Myers, Florida

2000 N. Tamiami Trail
Fort Myers, Fla. 33903
Air-conditioned de luxe motel rooms and efficiencies. Network TV and phone in room. Spacious grounds. Heated swimming pool. Putting green. Shuffleboard. AAA Approved. American Express Accepted

Town/Campus Motel - Madison, Wisconsin

State at Frances St.
Madison 3, Wis.
Between the Campus and the Capital. Madison's most luxurious accommodations with Hotel services and Motel convenience. 46 rooms. 4 blocks from the Capital Square, at the University of Wisconsin Campus, near Lake Mendota. Central air conditioning - TV - Radio - Hi-Fi - and direct dial telephones in all rooms. Free adjacent parking, Kitchenettes and 24 hours Coffee Shop. Phone ALpine 7-4881
AAA Approved. Member of the Best Western Motels

Holiday Inn - South Bend, Indiana

U. S. Highway 31 - 515 Dixieway North
PH. CE 4-7111 - TWX: SB 8788
Swimming Pool - Air-conditioned - Restaurant Free TV - Free Teletype Reservations

U.S. 31 at Exit No. 8 Indiana Turnpike
515 Dixieway North
Enjoy Holiday Inn services in South Bend, the home of Notre Dame and St. Mary's.

Thunderbird Motel - Reno, Nevada

420 No. Virginia St.
Reno, Nevada
Closest Motel to downtown clubs. Member AAA. TV and Courtesy Coffee 100% Parking

Motel 6 - Madison, Wisconsin

6402 East Broadway
Madison, Wisconsin 53704
119 units, TV, Pool, Phones, Air Conditioned.

Motel 6 - Escondido, California

509 W. Washington Blvd.
Escondido, Calif. 92025
86 units, TV, Pool, Air conditioned

Auerbach's Shady Lawn Motel - Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

Auerbach's Shady Lawn Motel - Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

Overlooking the famous Upper Dells. Quiet and restful, all air conditioned, no noisy highway traffic. Located in the city of Wisconsin Dells. three blocks North of Business District at 1038 River Road. A.H. Auerbach, Prop. Phone 7291

Lord Paget Motor Inn - Williamsburg, Virginia

Located on State 31. ¼ mile So, of State 168, at 901 Capitol Landing Road. This well-kept Colonial Style Resort Motel is ideal for families, has individually decorated rooms with T. V., Air-conditioning, thermostat controlled heat and combination tub or shower baths. Located in Historic surroundings and offering an unusually attractive setting, featuring a lake for fishing, large swimming pool, putting green, badminton, and a self-service Coffee Bar. Nearest Quality Court to Information Center. Conference Room. Pets Allowed. Lower rates November 1st to March 15th phone Capital 9-4444.
AAA Approved. A Quality Court.

Mailed from Williamsburg, Virginia to Mr. & Mrs. Tolman Gharst of Miami Springs, Florida on March 2, 1963:

Sat. March 2
Dear Folks,
We stayed here last night. We're looking at Williamsburg and Jamestown. It's so interesting. This is so much to see a person should plan to spend 3 or 4 days here. You both would love it and should plan to stop and see all of it. We're planning to come back.
Love Mary Jean and Herb

Ambassador Motel - Gallup, New Mexico

WEST HWY. 66, GALLUP, N. M. 32 units to accommodate you while in the heart of the Indian country. * Heated and filtered swim pool. Air conditioned -- lowered and enclosed playground. For winter months heated garages. AAA Approved

STATUS: Still there, as of 2012. The building next door and the pool are gone.


Travelodge West - Indianapolis, Indiana

403-419 West Washington Street
Indianapolis 4, Indiana
On U.S. 40-52-36-421
State Routes 37 and 67
97 Deluxe rooms in the center of downtown Indianapolis. Air-conditioned, electric radiant heat, television, direct dial phones, and adjoining restaurant. Opposite the State Office Buildings and the State Capitol. Near theatres, churches and business buildings.

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Taylor's Motel - Chemult, Oregon

Taylor's Motel
P.O. Box 59
Chemult, Oregon

Roselawn Motel and Sassler's Restaurant - Ashtabula, Ohio

22 units, Family accommodations, all Air-Conditioned. Free TV in rooms. Swimming Pool and Private Dining Room. Near summer resorts, Hunting, Boating and Fishing. On U.S. Rt.. 20 between Ashtabula and Geneva, Ohio. Cecilia Sassler - owner.

Chase Motel - Massillon, Ohio

Chase Motel - Massillon, Ohio

3400 Lincoln Way East
Massillon, Ohio
U.S. Route 30 between Canton and Massillon
18 strictly modern brick units, Duncan Hines approved - Air Conditioning - Hot Water Heat - Tub and Shower Baths - Free TV in Rooms - Complimentary Light Breakfast
Near Howard Johnson Restaurant

Drake Motor Lodge - Nashville, Tennessee

Drake Motor Lodge - Nashville, Tennessee

420 Murfreesboro Road
Nashville, Tennessee
85 Air conditioned units with phones - Color TV - 5 min. from downtown and airport - Meeting room available - Children free - Swimming pool - Courtesy car - Coffee Shop. AAA Approved. Member of the Best Western Motels.

The back says:
Dec 1966
Chuck Solloway, Tiny, Helen, Victor, Maranatha

Graystone Motel - Goodlettsville, Tennessee

Located 14 miles North of Nashville on U.S. Hwy. 31W.
Electric Heat - Air-Conditioned - Tile Showers - Free TV - and Picnic Grounds - Near Old Hickory Lakes.

Mailed from Elkhart, Indiana to Mr. & Mrs. R. Sanger of Bradenton, Florida on March 18, 1961:

Hi. We got to Hermans. 5:10 PM Friday. All O.K. Weather & roads were fine. It is raining a little not. It's Sat. 2 PM ready to go see Elmer. I will write more in letter soon. Berneice

Drake Motel and Restaurant - Chattanooga, Tennessee

The Drake Motel & Restaurant - Chattanooga, Tennessee

3515 South Broad Street,
At the Foot of the Famous Lookout Mountain
Phone 266-5656 - Teletype Code No. CT 7032 On Highways 41-11-64-72. 2 Minutes from Downtown. 72 Unit Quality Cort with swimming pool and restaurant - Free TV - Air-conditioned - Telephone - Member of: Diners Club, American Express, AAA, Quality Courts, Carte Blanche

The card was mailed from Sarasota, Florida to Kathy Fred of Rochester, Indiana on May 30, 1961:

Dear Kathy,
This is the place we stayed Tuesday night. We are having a cold but nice time. Hope you are having a nice vacation. Your friend, Linda

Drake Motel and Restaurant - Chattanooga, Tennessee

3515 South Broad St., Chattanooga, Tenn. 37409 Take Lookout Mtn. Exit- Off Interstate-10 Blks. At the foot of famous Lookout Mountain
On Highways 41-11-64-72. 2 Minutes from Downtown. Pool and Restaurant - Color TV - Air-conditioned - Direct dial phones - Member of: AAA, Quality Inns. Honor: American Express, Diners' Club, Carte Blanche, Phillips "66", American, Standard & Texaco Credit Cards.

The back is dated 7-3-72

Drake Hotel Courts - Chattanooga, Tennessee

3515 South Broad Street
Chattanooga, Tennessee
At the Foot of Famous Lookout Mountain
Phone AM6-5656. Teletype Code No. CT 7032
On Highways 41-11-64-72. 2 Minutes from downtown. 72 unit Quality court with swimming pool and restaurant, free TV. Air Conditioned, Telephone, Member Diners Club, American Express, AAA, and Quality Courts.

Four Color Reproduction by Art Printing Co.
Chattanooga, Tennessee

Edgewater Motel - Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Edgewater Motel - Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Gatlinburg's New DeLuxe Motel
"On the bank of the Little Pigeon River"
33 Units with central heating and air conditioning. Rooms and suites for 1 to 12 persons, large lounge and conference rooms - room phones and free TV and Hi-Fi in every room. Carpeting, combination tile tub and showers. Interior sun deck and recreation area with heated pool at sun deck level. All units with individual refrigerator and continental breakfast. Near excellent eating places. Terrace and walk on the river.
half block from Sky Lift Overpass and Christus Biblical Gardens on River Road.
Open All Year.
AAA Approved.

Yorktown Motor Lodge - Yorktown, Virginia

3 Mi. S. Yorktown Bridge on U.S. 17
Yorktown, Virginia
New brick motel with 42 modern units. Air conditioned - Thermostat controlled heat. Each with private tile bath. Free Television - Room Phones - Swimming Pool. AAA Approved. A Superior Motel.
Owner-Operated - James & Elaine Dietrich

Clay Springs Restaurant, Motel and Gift Shoppe - Hanover, Virginia

Clay Springs Restaurant, Motel & Gift Shoppe - Hanover, Virginia

U.S. Highway #301
Hanover, Va.
Exit 17 - Interstate 95
10 Miles North of Richmond, Va.
Air Conditioned, Family Units, TV W/W Carpet, Combination baths.
Restaurant open 6 A.M. to 10 P.M.

Southern Motor Lodge - Byron, Georgia

I-75 - Exit 46
Byron, Georgia
100 mi. So. of Atlanta or 150 mi. No. of Florida
60 ground floor rooms - color cable TV - phones - open 24 hours - pool - restaurant - pets allowed - commercial rates - credit cards accepted - r.v. campground: long, level pull thrus - all hook ups.

Victoria Motel - Ventura, California

2350 Victoria Ave. (on U.S. Hwy. 101)
Ventura, California 93003
Heated Pool - TV and Hi-Fi - Restaurant - Adjacent to Ventura Municipal Golf Course.

Fontana Lodge - Fontana Dam, North Carolina

Fontana Lodge - Fontana Village Resort, Fontana Dam, North Carolina. A beautifully decorated lodge of 56 rooms - air conditioned - each with bath - carpeted - electrically heated - Hotel Service - European Plan - Convenient to Village Center, Cafeteria, shops, recreation hall and playground. AAA Approved.

Dixie Lee Motel & Restaurant - Lenoir City, Tennessee

Dixie Lee Motel & Restaurant - Lenoir City, Tennessee

Route 5, Lenoir City, Tenn.
Junct. U.S. 11 & 70, 20 miles west of Knoxville. 22 Native Stone, Carpeted Units. Swimming Pool, Playground, Shuffleboard, Badminton, TV, Elec. Heat, Air Cond., Tile Baths & Inn Room Coffee.
Fine Food Served from 7 A.M. to 10 P.M.
Duke and Ruth Lawhorn - Owners & Managers

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Miami Motel - Cleves, Ohio

12 Modern Units, Route 50, 25 Minutes West of Downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. Hot Water Heat - Air Conditioning - TV. Room Telephones. Telephone Willow 1-0910.

Stove Pipe Wells Hotel - Death Valley, California

Located among historic landmarks of the Death Valley 49ers, STOVE PIPE WELLS HOTEL provides Death Valley visitors with modern comfort. Scenic attractions nearby include Mosaic Canyon, Devil's Golf Course, and the Sand Dunes; all of the main areas of the National Monument are easily reached from here. Guests enjoy comfortable hotel rooms and cottages, dining rooms, bar, swimming pool, and special entertainment programs of western music and lectures on Death Valley.

Colonial Traveler Motor Court - Saugus, Massachusetts

Colonial Traveler Motor Court - Saugus, Massachusetts

U.S. Route 1, 1753 Broadway
Saugus, Massachusetts
Open year round. Featuring a Continental Breakfast. Air Conditioned, Telephones in Every Room, Individually Controlled Electric Heat and Television. AAA Approved. An Emmons Walker Motel.

Three Point Motel - Elkhart, Indiana

Elkhart, Ind.
Tel. 3-2435
We invite you to stop for a preview of one of our 18 colorful units. Free TV, ceramic tiled showers, cross ventilation and A-1 heating system. Excellent restaurants nearby. Jct. U.S. 20 and Ind. 112 By-pass. One half mile W. of city limits. Direct route to Tollroad. Owned and personally supervised by Mr. and Mrs. George H. Motz.

Holiday Inn - Rapid City, South Dakota

and SOLARDOME of Rapid City
1902 LaCrosse Street
Rapid City, South Dakota 57701
166 rooms, Meeting Rooms to 100, lounge. Enclosed SOLARDOME with heated pool, gym, saunas, miniature golf and poolside sidewalk cafe.

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Roselawn Motel - Cincinnati, Ohio

Tel. PO 1-7300
7661 Reading Rd.
Cincinnati 37, Ohio
Free Television, Telephones, Air Conditioned, Restaurant Adjoining. U.S. Routes 25 & 42

Mailed from Cincinnati, Ohio to Mrs. B.A. Wright of Oskaloosa, Iowa on April 13, 1963:

Dear Aunt Ag,
Jay and I are here to visit Sweetie. She is recovering nicely but has to take it easy for a month or so. Have a nice Easter. On our way home now.
Margaret & Jay

Stardust Motel - Rapid City, South Dakota

520 East North Street
Rapid City, South Dakota 57701
Interstate Business Loop 90 (Exit 59 or 60)
Rapid City's finest accommodations. Heated pool, direct dial phones, color TV, air conditioning and heat, queen size beds, free ice, daily maid service, direct route to Mount Rushmore. Enjoy Western hospitality at its finest.

Visalia Inn - Visalia, California

623 West Main St.
Phone REdwood 2-4561
Visalia, California
Visalia's only down town motel. 40 Deluxe units, individually Air conditioned, Phones, Swimming Pool, T.V., Continental Breakfast. Recommended by AAA. Only two blocks from downtown Visalia.

Uptown Motel - Billings, Montana

1616 1st Ave. North
Phone 9-0028
Billings, Montana
22 Insulated Units. All new, close to down-town section on Hiways 10 & 12. Innerspring mattresses. Direct Route to Glacier & Yellowstone National Parks. Member AAA.

Travelodge Rochester Airport - Rochester, New York

395 Buell Road
Rochester, N.Y. 14619
74 Units - Air Conditioning - Direct Dial Telephones - Color TV - Complimentary Continental Breakfast - Restaurants nearby - In-Room Radio, Adjacent to Rochester/Monroe County Airport - Free Airport Shuttle Service

Mailed from Buffalo, New York to Allied Sales of Danielson, Connecticut on May 14, 1971:

Details on at home clipping items.
Mrs. Richard Wasson
12 Wedgewood Drive
West Seneca, NY 14224

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Cannon's Motel - Melbourne, Florida

Cannon's Motel - Melbourne, Florida

U.S. Highway #1 - on beautiful Indian River. 12 miles south of Cocoa - 5 miles north of Eau Gallie. Modern Motel Rooms - Tile Baths - Steam Heat. Air conditioning. Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Cannon, Owners-Managers.

Continental Inns of America - Nashville, Tennessee

CONTINENTAL INNS OF AMERICA Between Main and Shelby Streets Downtown Exits of I-65, I-40, and I-24 Nashville, Tennessee
Restaurant -- Lounge -- Meeting Rooms Executive Suites Available Guitar Shape Swimming Pool. Major Credit Cards Honored. Member of the Best Western Motels

The Schine Inn - Massena, New York

"The 8th wonder of the world"
At the Gateway to St. Lawrence Seaway
Telephone ROckwell 9-2441

146 ultra-modern rooms with TV. Swimming Pool, Completely air-conditioned. Family plan. Free parking. Enjoy superb cuisine in Wiggins Tavern Restaurant, Copper Kettle, Lantern Inn Cocktail Lounge. Luxurious meeting and convention facilities for groups up to 350.

At the Gateway to St. Lawrence Seaway.
145 ultra-modern rooms with TV; completely air-conditioned; family plan; free parking; enjoy superb cuisine in Wiggins Tavern Restaurant; Lantern Inn Cocktail Lounge; meeting and convention facilities for groups up to 250

Augustine's Motel & Restaurant - Belleville, Illinois

Augustine's Motel & Restaurant - Belleville, Illinois

1200-1234 Centerville Ave.
U.S. Highways 460 & 158
Belleville, Illinois
Motel - ADams 3-1234
Restaurant - ADams 4-6364
Augustine's beautiful New 86 Unit Motor Lodge, overlooking the famous Augustine's Restaurant together combine to make this spot one of the most popular in the Midwest.
The Motel features a large Heated Swimming Pool.
The Restaurant with 5 Dining Rooms and Cocktail Lounge, seats over 1,500 persons.

Ramada Inn - Dunn, North Carolina

Ramada Inn
Interstate 95 & U.S. 421
Dunn, North Carolina 28334
100 Rooms, Restaurant, Lounge