The Historic Route 66 motel was built in the International Style that was enormously popular in the mid 20th Century. You can just see Don and Megan Draper pull up out front for a 60’s weekend away!
The lobby is probably one of the most distinctive mid-century modern (MCM) public spaces in any small economy motel built during the 1950’s and 60’s. Michael and Cathy Fulton, the owners who left their real estate jobs and moved to Tucumcari from back east to renovate this fabulous motel, have kept a lot of the original furnishings and upgraded the bedding to provide a fabulous, clean, retro motel room. The neon lighted Circa Espresso Bar, attached to one wing of the hotel, provides a pleasing atmosphere for enjoying gourmet coffee products, cool smoothie drinks, teas, and a variety of baked goods on the celebrated “66?.
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