Sunday, June 30, 2013
SANDS HOTEL occupying an entire square block in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, is one of the newest, largest, most modern motor hotels in the Southwest. Covering ten acres of land, the hotel and shopping center offer guests every hotel convenience and service combining motor hotel advantages with complete luxury resort living. Convenient to airport and ideal for tourist, businessman and conventioneer.
Largest lots in Phoenix, Arizona
4 miles from downtown - 10 Unit Motel - Modern spaces with cement patios for any size trailer - Heated Pool - Individual locked mail boxes - round up room - shuffleboards.
Phone AP 8-2236
Mailed from Phoenix, Arizona to Mrs. Charles Guerlach, Sr. of Penfield, New York on July 2, 1962:
You will be welcome at LAZY DAZE MOTEL. Comfortable accommodations at very reasonable rates.
Sincerely, Andy Anderson
I-75, St. Ignace, Michigan 49781
Centrally located to Mackinac Island, Tahquamenon Falls, and Soo Boat Locks, in Michigan's beautiful vacationland. Spacious Units - TV - Carpeting - Tile Tub & Shower Combination - Restaurants and Entertainment nearby.
Tony & Helen Vitek
ON BUSINESS LOOP I-75
St. Ignace, Michigan 49781
25-Spacious units - Tastefully decorated in a perfect blending of smart modern styling & informality. Off the highway restful surroundings. Heated Pool - Completely Carpeted - Ceramic Tile Baths - Hot Water Heat - Playground - Picnic Area - Inn Room Coffee - For Reservations Phone St. Ignace 169.
Your Hosts - Stan & Fran Gierlaszynski
On Business Loop 75, in Evergreen Shores
St. Ignace, Michigan 49781
21 Modern Units - Electric Radiant Heat - Individually controlled. Playground and Grill on 300 ft. Sandy Beach. Excellent eating facilities and Cocktail Bay adjacent. Fine Hunting and Fishing in the "Land of Hiawatha." TV
For reservation write - or phone 1096. Steve Tokarski.
700 N. State St. (I-75 Bus. Loop)
St. Ignace, Mich. 49781 - Phone 1296
Hot Water Heat – Room Thermostats Tubs – Showers – Free TV Balconies Overlooking Bay and City Mobil Guide Quality Rated (Special Low Rates Sept.-Oct., May-June)
St. Ignace, Mich. 49781
1/2 Mile From Bridge on U.S. 2 West
Take Escanaba Exit, First Motel on Left. 28 Ultra Modern Units overlooking famous Mackinac Bridge - Hot Water Heat - 3 Excellent Restaurants Nearby - Motel is next to Golf Course.
Leonard and Hazel France.
27 Ultra modern units, next to Golf course. Ideal Family vacation spot with picnic area overlooking the Big Mac. Open year 'round. Reasonable rates. For reservations call your Host, Harry or Noreen Church. Phone 643-7616
Two Blocks East of the New Straits of Mackinac Bridge Approach
St. ignace, Michigan
We Welcome You to the Gateway to Michigan's Beautiful Upper Peninsula
New Double Decker Units Luxuriously Furnished and Carpeted. Accommodates 2 to 6 guests. Ceramic Tile Baths. Most with Tub & Shower Combinations. Hot Water & Electric Heat. Free TV. Near excellent Restaurants & Entertainment. Phone St. Ignace 1074. "THE RALPHS"
Mailed from Mackinac Island, Michigan to Mrs. Monroe Stanley of Stevensville, Michigan on August 27, 1963:
Hello Caroline & All -
We didn't make it to "Smoky" by went up to Portage & The Dells then came up here. Making a real trip of it. Will stay 2 more days & home again. The last in Mich for me. Love, Winnie
33 deluxe units - Heated pool - Individually controlled electric heat - Free TV - Room phones - Kitchen Facilities - Piped room-music and Banquet room. Our new motel is located on Hwy. 101, gateway to the majestic Olympic Peninsula - the Northwest's finest vacation land. AAA Approved.
Medford, Oregon 97501
TV - Color and Black & White.
Located Medford's south freeway interchange 24-hour restaurant and service station 24-hour phone service, local calls free.
Your Hosts: Walt and Betty Burgess
18 beautiful units - free TV, carpeted - ceramic tile bath - individual electric heat - easy parking - after repeat business. AAA Approved. Recommended by NAT.
Proprietor: Dale McDermand
On U.S. 16-385-S. 89
Dale McDermand, Owner
Carpeted - Electric Heat - Air Conditioning - Tiled Baths - TV - Quiet. Excellent Menu Service and Famous Ranch Style Suppers.
Our best advertising is the folks that stay with us.
Writing on the back:
Evelyn, Ann, June & Myself stayed here
July 10-11 - 71
18.90 ea. 2 days
37.80 for 2 for 2 days
447 Main Street
Hyannis, Cape Cod, Massachusetts
A distinctive 42-unit motor lodge featuring large comfortable rooms with individually controlled heat, phones, color TV, and congenial cocktail lounge. Located in the center of Hyannis within walking distance to shops, restaurants, churches, beaches, and island boats. (A convenient headquarters for exploring the entire Cape.) Open year round.
Flagstaff, Arizona 86001
At the gateway to Grand Canyon in northern Arizona's famed year 'round playground. Complete hotel service. Excellent Chez Bon Restaurant and coffee shop. Free TV in every room. Free TV in every room. Free teletype reservation to any Ramada Inn across the nation.
1 Mile South of Chatsworth on U.S. Highway 411. Air Conditioned and Stream Heated. Private Tile Baths. Combination Tub and Shower. Wall-To-Wall Carpet. Television. Swimming Pool. Large Rooms. A-1 Restaurant Adjacent. North Georgia's Newest and Most Modern Motel. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Cole - Owners. AAA Approved
Phone OX 5-9146
Schiller Park, Illinois
170 Deluxe Rooms - Two Swimming Pools - Free TV - 24 Hour Switchboard - Restaurant - Cocktail Lounge - Nightly Entertainment - Courtesy Coffee - Meeting and Banquet Facilities - Free courtesy car service to and from O'Hare - 18 Minutes to Chicago Loop
1 mile north of city limits
A new, attractive court with every modern facility. Well furnished units have tile showers and Panelray heat. Air-conditioning optional. Situated well back from the highway on 100,000 sq. ft. of well tended lawn. AAA Approved.
Mr. & Mrs. T.F. Clark
The most distinctive motor hotel in the Southwest. Home of the Mardi Gras Club, the Manor provides a restaurant, 24 hour coffee shops and heated pool for your pleasure; close to downtown, TWC, Sunland Park and Juarez.
4151 N. Mesa
El Paso, Texas
A Dinkler Hotel Affiliate
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Clearwater, Florida 33516
18 Modern Units, all Air-Conditioned, Electric Heat, Free TV, Hi-Fi, "In-Room Coffee". Kitchens Available, Reasonable Rates, Beautiful Shade Trees, Near Business Centers & Beaches.
"The Largest Display of Pottery in Florida"
THE ANTLERS RESORT MOTEL
Lake George, N.Y.
A complete, modern lakefront summer resort with private beach, all land and water sports, directed activities and superb cuisine.
STATUS: Not sure exactly where the Antlers was located or what happened to the diapered child on the teeter-totter. Both may still be there.
UPDATE: I think this is the place.
Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101
40 complete modern units - Wall to Wall carpet - Air-conditioned - Electric Heat - Tile Baths - Radio - TV - Pool - Room Phones. 7 close-by restaurants.
St. Petersburg, Fla.
Opposite the Shoreline on Gulf Blvd. - 10 completely new one bedroom efficiency apartments - Color TV - Wall to Wall carpeting - Completely equipped kitchens - Central air - All units accommodate 4-6 persons - Off-street parking lot - Shopping next door - Use of Shoreline pool and 200 feet of beach on Gulf of Mexico
Daytona Beach, Florida
Directly on the World's Most Famous Beach
Ultra modern motel facilities with Efficiencies, Built-in Kitchens, to Connecting Rooms and Hotel Rooms. Free TV and Radio. Centrally Air Conditioned and Heated. Tub and Shower conveniences. Heated Swimming Pool. Shuffleboard and beautifully landscaped recreation facilities. Good Restaurants and Shopping Centers nearby. Open the Year Around.
The MORGANS - Owner-Managers
Mailed from Daytona Beach, Florida to Mr. & Mrs. N.L. Deck of Roanoke, Virginia on June 11, 1971:
Having a wonderful time but peeling like an onion.
The motel is only half fill. Weather nice. Rain only once.
See you soon.
Fred & Jean
Friday, June 7, 2013
The Town Aire Motel - Reno's most friendly - with 42 deluxe units.
The Town Aire is completely air-conditioned.
Features Free TV - Ice - Phones and heated pool. The Town Aire is conveniently located only 5 blocks from downtown Reno. Spend a restful evening at the Town Aire Soon.
AAA - Diners - American Express
2205 Kimberly Road
Beautiful 47 unit motel - air conditioned - phones and TV in rooms - guest lobby - some carports - recreation area.
EL RANCHO VILLA RESTAURANT - one of the finest in this area - on same grounds as motel - facilities for private parties. Phone 5-9988
Located 1 1/4 miles north of Bettendorf Bridge on U.S. 6 opposite Davenport's Duck Creek Golf Course.
AAA Approved. Member of the Best Western Motels.
510 Liberty Street S.
Telephones - Free TV.
Luxury at economy prices.
All units air conditioned and electrically heated. Breakfast coffee and rolls
Some queen size beds
Major credit cards.
1816 State St.
Santa Barbara, California
24 spacious units in the heart of the medical center. Four blocks from main shopping district. Just a few steps to coffee shop and restaurant. Stay with us "For the Best Rest East or West"
400 S. Highway 99 - 1/2 mile to City Center
Twenty units - AAA approved - In the heart of the Shasta-Cascade Wonderland. Fishing-Hunting-Skiing.
P.O. Box 695
Phone Cedar 5-2884
STATUS: I am pretty sure that the image below is the same place. It appears to be apartments/residences now.
On Route 9
Hyde Park, New York
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Randolph at La Salle - Chicago 1, Ill.
Famous for hospitality, the Bismarck has been a great center of Chicago for 60 years. Newness everywhere distinguishes the "Loop's" newest hotel. Its location in the heart of Chicago is but a step from theater, wholesale and financial centers.
Dance Floor - Main Dining Room
New Bismarck Hotel, Chicago
Mailed from Chicago, Illinois to Mr. & Mrs. Peter Bisek on June 25, 1933:
Spent the day at the Fair & I'm so tired I don't feel like moving. But you must be sure to see it. Stasia
The Gugler Litho
Beamed walls and ceilings, subdued lights, blue table covers - creating an atmosphere both intriguing and full of romance.
C.T. Art-Colortone by Curt Teich
Randolph at La Salle - Chicago 1, Ill.
Known the world over for its excellent food. Located in the hear of the city, it is next door to the shopping, theatrical and financial districts. The friendliness, beauty and charm of the Bismarck is best typified by its lobby. The famous Palace Theater and Metropolitan Building are also part of the Eitel Block.
Dining at its Best.
Luncheon - Dinner - Supper
Favorite Rendezvous Before and After Cinerama Next Door
Luncheon - Dinner - Supper
Randolph at La Salle - Chicago 1, Illinois
Chicago's newest and smartest soda fountain and coffee house. Authentic Viennese decor. Delightful ice cream creations, Viennese pastries and dainty sandwiches served in an atmosphere of continental charm. New door to Eitel's Palace Theatre.
Main Dining (Walnut Room)
Bismarck Hotel, Chicago
Renowned orchestras and entertainers lend charm and gaiety to the beautiful Walnut Room, famed for its cuisine.
Featuring Nightly at Dinner and Supper
Endre Ocskay his famous violin and orchestra.
Randolph at La Salle
Chicago 1, Illinois
Known the world over for friendliness, beauty and charm, as well as the excellence of its cuisine, the Bismarck Hotel is located in the heart of the city. Cinerama, startling new movie technique, now showing in connecting Palace Theatre.