Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Travelodge - Pasadena, California

On the Boulevard of the Rose Parade
All Units Are Air-Conditioned
Switchboard Service
2767 East Coloado Blvd.
Pasadena, California
Telephone: SYcamore 5-7213
Recommended by: AAA, Duncan Hines, Automobile Club of Southern California

Travelodge - Santa Monica, California

1525 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, California
Phone: EXbrook 3-5224
In beautiful Santa Monica on the Ocean Front, just of U.S. 101 - Cool Summers. Warm Winter. No Smog. Recommended by AAA, Automobile Club of Southern California and Duncan Hines.

Travelodge - El Centro, California

The Heart of Imperial Valley
1212 Adams Ave., U.S. Highways 80 and 90
El Centro, California
Telephone: 1039
Recommended by: AAA, Duncan Hines, Automobile Club of Southern California

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Uptown Motel - Port Angeles, Washington

"The Uptown is Downtown"
50 units in one & two story sections. 1 block to city center, 3 blocks to Victoria Ferry. Water & Mountain Views. "Sleep in Peace" off highway & truck route! Longfellow & Queen beds - No Hang-Overs.
No Trucks - No Trains - No Swimmin Hole

Flagstone Motel - Port Angeles, Washington

415 E. 1st St. On U.S. 101
Port Angeles, Washington
45 Luxury units and suites - Enclosed heated pool and Finnish Sauna - Conference Room - Mountain and Ocean Views - Queen Size and Extra Long Beds - Room Phones - Cable TV - Courtesy Coffee - Major Credit Cards Honored - 2 Blocks to Business Center and Ferry to Victoria - Split Level Parking. AAA Approved. Member of the Best Western Motels.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Coronado Motel - Nogales, Arizona

Coronado Motel - Nogales, Arizona

One Mile from Romantic Mexico on U.S. 89. Free miniature golf, heated pool, dining room, bull room for cocktails and entertainment. All rooms air-conditioned and T.V. 24 Hour phone service. Deluxe, friendly resort atmosphere with sensible prices for the tourist and his family.

Monday, May 20, 2013

Prospector's Village Motel - Oroville, California

580 Oro-Dam Blvd.
Oroville, Calif.
75 new units - air conditioned. Western atmosphere. Dining room, Gold and Terrace Rooms for meetings, conventions. Village shops. Few minutes from Big Oroville Dam complex and recreation area, key unit of State Water plan. Gateway to fabulous Feather River Wonderland.
AAA Approved

Thursday, May 16, 2013

The Columbus Hotel - Miami, Florida

The Columbus Hotel, Biscayne Blvd. at 1st Street, Miami's Distinguished Bayfront Hotel - traditional hospitality and excellent modern facilities - the choice of discriminating travelers.

Top O' The Columbus, Biscayne Blvd., at 1st Street, with a magnificent view of Biscayne Bay offers the spirit of gracious service and superb cuisine. The Columbus' wine cellar is acclaimed as one of the world's finest.

BAHAMA ROOM - Capturing the beauty and serenity of the island paradise its mural walls depict, the Bahama Room invites leisurely luncheons. New and distinctive menus offer a delightful variety of intriguing entrees to flatter the most discriminating palate. COLUMBUS BAR - Under the convivial gaze of the famed "Tattooed Lady," the interesting and intimate Columbus Bar echoes a stimulating atmosphere of relaxed enjoyment and friendly conversation. The Columbus Hotel - Biscayne Boulevard at First - Miami, Florida

Rosarito Beach Hotel - Tijuana, Baja California

Dining Room
Located 15 miles South of Tijuana, Mexico, on Ensenada Highway. Beautiful Beaches by the Blue Pacific. 100 ft. Swimming Pool - Fishing - Horseback Riding - Hunting - Tennis Courts - Ping Pong - Billiards - Dancing - Fine Cuisine - Exotic Tropical Drinks - Mexican Troubadour - Barber Shop - Beauty Salon. For reservations write: P.O. Box 202, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico

Located 15 miles South of Tijuana, Mexico, on Ensenada Highway. Beautiful Beaches by the Blue Pacific. 100 ft. Swimming Pool - Fishing - Horseback Riding - Hunting - Tennis Courts - Ping Pong - Billiards - Dancing - Fine Cuisine - Exotic Tropical Drinks - Mexican Troubadour. For reservations write: P.O. Box 202, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico

Hotel Fenix - Guadalajara, Mexico

New Hotel Fenix - Nuevo Hotel Fenix
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Attractive Hotel with Modern Accommodations. Pleasant Dining Room and Cocktail Lounge. 250 Rooms with Bath and Telephone. Barber Shop, Garage.
El Hotel mas Modern con todos los servicios.

St. Francis Hotel Courts - Birmingham, Alabama

St. Francis Hotel Courts - Birmingham, Alabama

"The Travelers Home of Distinction"
Birmingham's Outstanding Accommodation Value. 115 Modern Rooms, Air-Conditioned, 24 Hour direct Dial Phone Service, TV, Convention facilities, Children's playground, Heated Pool, Executive Suites and King's Inn Restaurant. Approved AAA. American Express Accepted.
U.S. Hwy. 31 S.
P.O. Box 6107
Birmingham 9, Ala.

Motel Paradise - Bimingham, Alabama

Motel Paradise - Bimingham, Alabama

New All Modern, MOTEL PARADISE, 1024 North 26th Street on Hwy. 31, one mile from center of downtown Birmingham, Ala.
Ample Parking for all guests. Air Conditioned - Telephone in each room - Tile bath. Phone 7-7161. Free Continental Breakfast. AAA Approved.

Hotel Argonaut - San Francisco, California

Hotel Argonaut - San Francisco, California

Greetings From California's Most Popular Hotel

Argonauts' Hotel - San Francisco, California

4th and Market
Greetings From California's Most Popular Hotel
Owned and Sponsored by the Society of California Pioneers
Edward Rolkin - General Manager
Kirk Harris - Manager

See Amos Bros. Company Travel Bureau

Publisher and Number Unknown

Palace Hotel - San Francisco, California

Garden Court
Palace Hotel
San Francisco, California

Aggie's Motel - Port Angeles, Washington

535 East First
Port Angeles, Washington
Starlite Room
Coffee Shop
Dining Room

535 East First - Port Angeles, Washington
Starlite Room
Coffee Shop
Dining Room

Albert Pick Motel - Nashville, Tennessee

320 Murfreesboro Road (U.S. 41 and 70-S)
2 miles south of downtown
Phone: CHapel 2-5424 - Teletype: NV-265
132 Air-conditioned rooms, all with radio and TV, 24-hour telephone service. Heated swimming pool. Two restaurants. Ideal meeting facilities. Free parking. No rooms charge for children under 12. AAA Approved.

A Curteich Color Card
Number: 1DK-306

320 Murfreesboro Rd. (I-40 & I-65)
Two Miles South of Downtown
Nashville, Tennessee 37210
132 Air Conditioned Rooms - Radio and Color TV - 24 hour Direct Dial Phone - Extra Large Pool and Kiddie Pool - 2 Dining Rooms and Lounge - Ideal Meeting Facilities - Seven Miles from Opryland U. S. A. - Free Parking - Owner: Spence Oliver

STATUS: Gone. A car dealership is at the address.

Flamingo Lodge - Rupert, Idaho

On Hiway 25, East edge Rupert, Idaho
Close in - quiet. Free TV. Heating and Air conditioning individually controlled. AAA Approved. Beauty Rest Mattresses.

Rancho Grande Motor Hotel - Wickenburg, Arizona

Downtown, convenient to restaurants and shops. Heated Swimming Pool, Telephones and Television in every room, Air Conditioned. House-keeping apartments. AAA and Duncan Hines Approvced. Member of the Best Western Motels
Your Hosts - Betty & Roxwell
Phone MU 4-5445

SINGLE - One Person ....................................................$8.00-$9.00
DOUBLE BED - Two People..........................................$9.00-$10.00
TWIN BEDS - Two People.............................................$9.50-$12.00
1 1/2 BEDS - Three People.............................................$11.00-$14.00
TWO BEDS - Four People..............................................$12.00-$15.00
TWO ROOM SUITE - Four People................................$14.00-$18.00
HOUSEKEEPING APARTMENTS by the week............$75.00-$100.00
Cribs and Rollaways - $1.00 extra

Circle Court Motel - Ticonderoga, New York

Circle Court Motel - Ticonderoga, New York

Located at Jcts. 9N and 22, at the Circle,
Ticonderoga, N.Y.
Completely modern motel. Pine panelled and beautifully decorated. All rooms with private baths and showers. Central hot water heat with individual thermostat control, and TV in each unit. All metal furniture by Simmons. Member of Motor Court Guide. Directly between Lake George and Lake Champlain. 5 minutes from Fort Ticonderoga.
Open All year JU 5-7660
Mr. & Mrs. Leon A Greer, Owners and Mgrs.

Covey's New America Motel & Coffee Shop/Little America Motel - Salt Lake City, Utah

New America Motor Lodge & Coffee Shop - Salt Lake City, Utah

Main St. at 5th So. - SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH
70 Rooms - Luxury - Comfort - Convenience
Air Conditioned
Radio, Telephone in Every Room
250 Capacity Coffee Shop

Mailed from Salt Lake City, Utah to Eagle Cigar Store of Boise, Idaho on June 1, 1944:

(no message)

Covey's New America Motel & Coffee Shop - Salt Lake City, Utah

America's Finest Main St. at 5th So. -- Salt Lake City, Utah
300 rooms - luxury - comfort - convenience Air-conditioned Radio, telephone in every room, TV, Hot shoppes - 350 capacity coffee shop America's finest "Drive-in" Restaurants.

C.T. Art-Colortone

Covey's New America Motel & Coffee Shop - Salt Lake City, Utah

Center of Business District
320 Refrig. Air-Cond. Rooms
TV, radios, Dial Phones in every rooms. Heated Swimming Pool. Beauty Salon - Barber Shop - Two Street Entrances. Hot Shoppes Coffee Shop - 350 Capacity. America's Finest "Drive In" Restaurants. Encircled Closely By All Major US & State Hwys. EM 3-6781. Main Street at 5th South, Salt Lake City, Utah. AAA Approved. Member of the Best Western Motels.

Dated 11-17-64 but was never mailed:

Hi Sweet Ones -
Here we are - we are only going to stay here for tonight & find a place closer in town tomorrow. I see Doctors tomorrow also - had a most pleasant trip & the mountains were fabulous - sorry we forgot the camera. Write more later. Love you both, Mary & Better

P.S. Please call Lou at PL3-1744 & keep him posted on our reports to you - Will send our permanent address tomorrow.

Little America Motel - Salt Lake City, Utah

Center of Business District
330 Refrig., Air-Cond. Rooms, TV, Radios, Dial Phones in every room. Heated swimming pool. Beauty Salon-Barber Shop. Four Street Entrances. Coffee Shop and Dining Rooms - 350 Cap. Encircled closely by all major US and State Hwys. at Interstate 15 Exit (6th So.) AAA Approved. A Member of the Best Western Motels.

Hotel Grant - Chicago, Illinois

LEONARD HICKS - Proprietor & Manager
GEORGE F. ROBERTS - Asst. Manager
European Plan - Absolutely Fireproof
250 Rooms - $1.00 Per Day and Up
In The Heart of Chicago
Madison and Dearborn Sts.

Mailed from Chicago, Illinois to Mr. John Judlick of Boise, Idaho on September 15, 1911:

Chi Ill.
John & I arrived in Chi. O.K. will leave tomorrow. Regard to the boys.

The Denver Hilton - Denver, Colorado

900 Air-conditioned Rooms and Complete Convention Facilities. Fine Restaurants. Underground Parking for 2,000 Cars.
Sixteenth Street and Court Place, Denver 2, Colorado.
Telephone: AMherst 6-3911

Ramada Inn - Alexandria, Louisiana

2211 MacArthur Drive, Alexandria, Louisiana
Central Louisiana's newest and most modern hotel. Centrally air-conditioned throughout. Featuring the Sauna Bath, 125 rooms, beautifully appointed French Provincial decor - studio rooms, suites and bridal suite, meeting rooms for large or small groups, coffee shop, dining room, and the Cajun Corral with nightly entertainment. Swimming Pool located on 5 landscaped acres often referred to as the Country Club of Louisiana's highways.

Note on the back:
Stayed the first night. Wed - 18th - Couldn't fly and further too much rain and clouds - rented a car Thursday - and drove the rest of the way to New Orleans - May 19th, 1966.

Union Motel and Restaurant - Fishkill, New York

Main Street, Fishkill, N.Y.
Route 52 - 9, Adjacent to New U.S. 84
European and American Fine Food
Dining Room - Colonial Room - Private Banquet Room, Bar
Owners and Managers
Inge and Hubert Vogelsang
Telephone TWinbrook 6-9811

Holiday Inn Airport - Charleston, South Carolina

Airport Road and I-26
Comfort, convenience and service are all yours to enjoy at this beautiful Holiday Inn.

Forge Motel - Old Forge, New York

Old Forge Lake as viewed from one of the forty units of the FORGE MOTEL. Swimming Pool and Howard Johnson Restaurant.
Central Adirondack Mts., Old Forge, N.Y.
AAA Approved. A Quality Court

Sunbeam Bungalows - Callander, Ontario

Overlooking the beach on Callander Bay, of beautiful Lake NIPISSING. South entrance of Callander. "The perfect location for summer vacations". Cottagesm neaksm boating, fishing, swimming and sand beach.
PROP. WM. Bain

Holiday Inn Denver West - Golden, Colorado

14707 West Colfax Avenue
Golden, Colorado 80401
Junction of Interstate 70 and Highway 40.

Maple Crest Motel - Alexandria Bay, New York

1000 Islands
12 Modern Units in the Village - Single Units to Large Family Suites - Reasonable Rates. Near Beach - Boat Tours - Restaurants - Churches. Boat Launching Ramp adjacent - Picnic Area - Free TV.
Phone - 432
Mr. & Mrs. W.C. Root - Owners
11 Crossman St., Alexandria Bay, NY

Motel Raphaël - Montreal, Quebec

7455 Metropolitain Blvd.
in Montreal-West
Highway 2 and 17, 100 de luxe rooms, TV, radio and phone in all rooms, dining-room, motel open all year around, ten minutes to city centre, phone HU. 9-4911.

Craft Court - Silver Springs, Florida

Craft Court - Silver Springs, Florida

Forced air heating and cooling system. Inner spring beds. Private tile baths, 400 yards south of Silver Springs.
Phone MA. 2-8005

La Rue Motel - Denver, Colorado

8828 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, Colorado
East Denver's Finest
For the Discriminating - Reasonable Rates
Free Television; hot water heat; Ceramic Tiled Baths and Shower; 15 Minutes from Downtown Denver.

Mailed from Denver, Colorado to Miss Bess Hadden of Jacksonville, Illinois on June 25, 1956:

Hi Bess
We made it - Saturday - tjis is really lovely. We want to thank you for everything. I really enjoyed meeting you. Tell everyone hello - we will be here 2 or 3 days this to Colo. Springs.
Love, Mary

Lyon's Motor Court - Wenatchee, Washington

Air Conditioned
37 Deluxe Accommodations - Kitchenettes and Hotel accommodations, Refrigerators, Telephones
Recommended by AAA - Best Western Motels
Mr. and Mrs. Frank G. Lyon, Owners
Telephone: 1500

Hotel Monson - St. Augustine, Florida

Delightfully located on Matanzas Bay, overlooking the Atlantic. Newest and most modern hotel in Saint Augustine. Fire sprinkler system throughout. Excellent golf, bathing, fishing, boating and other sports. On U.S. 1 - Fla. 4

Hotel Rip Van Dam - Saratoga Springs, New York

The Rip Van Dam
Fireproofed with Sprinkler System
Banquet Facilities up to 1600
Dancing and Cocktail Lounge
Open All Year

Mailed from Norwalk, Ohio to Mrs. J.F. Buck of Lexington, Michigan on August 25, 1955:

The "flop house" looks OK on the outside doesn't it? The bell boys had nifty uniforms & did a fine hob. There ended any resemblance to a good hotel.

Dinkler-Andrew Jackson - Nashville, Tennessee

Across the square from the State Capitol, two blocks from the heart of the city, Modern, air conditioned guest rooms. Two fine restaurants. The Surf Rider and The Golden Horn.
A wholly owned subsidary of Transcontinental Investing Corporation.

Mailed from Nashville, Tennesse to Mrs. Cora Riehle & Mel. of La Crosse, Indiana on April 12, 1966:

Dear Mom & Mel:
Arrived here in fine shape, except for Freds leg. It still hurts him to walk.
This is a picture of our Hotel. How do you like it?
Take care of yourselves. We will see you Sun.
Love ya, Fred & Glad
We are on the 5th floor

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Ramada Inn - Knoxville, Tennessee

7621 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, Tenn. 37919
168 Rooms, Banquet Facilities, Dining Room, Entertainment Nightly. Convenient to Shopping, Interstate 75 & 40. 4 miles from University of Tennessee.

Quality Inn - Florence, South Carolina

Florence, S.C. I-95 at TV Road
Exit 169
Located 5 miles NE of Downtown Florence. 96 rooms. Dining Room, Meeting Room, Coffee Shop and Lounge. Located on spacious grounds. Color TV. Heated pool and kiddie pool enclosed in winter

Visalia Inn Motel - Visalia, California

623 Main Street
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.

The Continental-Denver Hotel - Denver, Colorado

Overlooking the fabulous Denver Skyline, Valley Highway at North Speer Boulevard, Ample free parking - wonderful food - lounge - heated pool. AAA Approved. Member of the American Society of Travel Agents

Kent Apartments - Hollywood, Florida

1120 S. Federal Highway
Hollywood, Florida
Modern and beautifully furnished efficiency apartments. Heated, Air-condition, TV in rooms. Maid Service. Near the Gulf Stream Race Track and within walking distance of Hollywood Kennel Club. A short distance to Ocean and Golf course. Member of Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and Apartments Hotel Owners Association.

Mailed from Hollywood, Florida to Dr. & Mrs. Paul Craig of Washington Court House, Ohio on March 7, 1952:

Had no trouble to get in. Prices are same as last year. She asked how you were at once. Some other folks from last year asked about you. Helen & I went to beach today. Men went to races. Weather is perfect.