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Munger Moss Motel, Lebanon

Munger Moss Motel, Lebanon

The Munger Moss in Lebanon, Missouri, has been a real icon of old route 66 since the 1940’s and well worth a stop. It’s a great choice for the price and you get the added bonus of meeting Ramona – the owner since 1971! Ramona made my wife and I feel so welcome and is more… Read More

Renaissance Hotel, Oklahoma City

Renaissance Hotel, Oklahoma City

The Renaissance, a great four star hotel in the centre of Oklahoma City, was the first non-motel accommodation I stopped at whilst driving Route 66. The combination of great location, friendly, helpful staff, and a beautifully designed atrium made my one night stay a total pleasure. As far as design/style is concerned it couldn’t have… Read More

Roadrunner Lodge, Tucumcari, New Mexico

Roadrunner Lodge, Tucumcari, New Mexico

The owners of the Roadrunner Lodge have painstakingly worked to keep the 1960s vibe alive, even going so far as to broadcasting a short range radio station playing hits and commercials from that era. The 60’s memorabilia and vintage design features really do a great job of transporting guests back to a time when motor… Read More

Route 66 Hotel and Conference Centre, Springfield

Route 66 Hotel and Conference Centre, Springfield

Upon arrival at the Route 66 Hotel the first thing that strikes you is the beautiful neon and wonderfully decorated lobby. There’s no chance that you’ll ever forget you’re in a Route 66 motel as the walls are plastered with all manner of memorabilia and artwork! The hotel was actually the first Holiday Inn on… Read More

Route 66 Motel, Barstow, California

Route 66 Motel, Barstow, California

Founded in 1922 the Route 66 Motel in Barstow, California, has been greeting travelers for nearly 100 years! Boasting great room rates and clean, comfortable rooms it was voted one of the “10 great places to stop along the way (Route 66)” by USA Today. The exterior has all the charm that you’d expect from a classic Route… Read More

The Big Texan Motel, Amarillo

The Big Texan Motel, Amarillo

To discuss the Big Texan Motel without mentioning the adjoining restaurant would be to miss the big picture – the two go hand in hand as an all-round experience known as The Big Texan Steak Ranch. The motel itself is designed to look like a main street in a Wild West town, complete with shuttered windows… Read More

The Downtowner Motel, Williams, AZ

The Downtowner Motel, Williams, AZ

The Downtowner Motel offers newly remodeled rooms that range in size from, single kings, double queens, and double queen suites. Conveniently located just an hour from the Grand Canyon, with access to the Grand Canyon Express Train, the Downtowner Motel provides easy access to a range of shops, bars and restaurants. There is a pleasant… Read More

The Hotel Blue, Albuquerque

The Hotel Blue, Albuquerque

The Hotel Blue is situated on Central Avenue (old route 66) with easy access to many bars, restaurants and clubs. It offers a few more creature comforts than most similar hotels with HD TV and Tempur-Pedic mattresses to help rest the travel-weary road-tripper! We stayed here on a Sunday night and were surprised to find… Read More

The State House Inn, Springfield

The State House Inn, Springfield

A very popular downtown hotel. “We took a three week trip to the US: New York to Chicago followed by a road trip along part of Route 66, up the Mississippi and back to Chicago.” “The State House felt new but is furnished with 60’s style tables and chairs – very apt for the Route… Read More

The Vrooman Mansion, Illinois

The Vrooman Mansion, Illinois

The Vrooman Mansion is a bed & breakfast inn, located in the heart of Bloomington/Normal, Illinois. “We stayed in this B&B for our first overnight stopover on the recommendation of a friend, and we were not disappointed. It was old, quaint and absolutely stunning.” “The owners, Dana & Pam, have put a lot of love… Read More