Sunday, July 28, 2013

Travelodge - Brawley, California

Heart of Imperial Valley
U.S. Highway 99, 300 W. Main St.
Brawley, California
Telephone: Brawler 562
Recommended by: AAA, Duncan Hines, Automobile Club of Southern California

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Aloha Motor Lodge & Restaurant - Folkston, Georgia / Hilliard, Florida

Route #1 - 301 & 23
On St. Mary's River
At Ga. - Fla. State Line
Fishing, Boating, 27 Carpeted Rooms. Room Control Heat &Air-Conditioning. Showers &Tubs. Room Phones. TV & Hi-Fi. Adult & Kiddie Pool. Cocktail Lounge Nearby.
H.C. Wichmann, Mgr.
Phone Folkston, Georgia Exchange 536-5311
Mail Address: Route 1, Hilliard, Fla.

Mailed from Wilson, North Carolina to Mr. & Mrs. N.A. Berube of Somersworth, New Hampshire on August 22, 1965:

Hi!! Stopped at St. Augustine today. A nice time in Key West - Having a nice time but will be glad to get home again.
Love, Edith, Ben & Beverly

STATUS: The building was torn down between 2008 & 2013. Now it is just an empty lot. I wish I knew what happened to those great signs.

Colonial Lodge Motel - Elgin, Illinois

Colonial Lodge Motel - Elgin, Illinois

788 Villa Street
Elgin, Illinois
40 Units - Kitchenette - Apartments Available - Central Air-Conditioning and Heating - Television - Laundromat and Conference Room. BLUE OX Restaurant.
Mr. & Mrs. Harold Bach

Stukey's Inn - Coldwater, Michigan

In The Center of Coldwater, Michigan (U.S. 12 & 27)
Completely remodeled.

Jade Tree Motor Inn - Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Jade Tree Motor Inn - Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

5300 North Ocean Boulevard
Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Directly on the ocean - Completely new - Tea Room - Patio Dining - Room Phones & television - Wall-to-Wall Carpet - Controlled Music to each room - Maid service - Free Parking - Large Fresh water pool & Sun Deck - Controlled Air Conditioning.

The Ivanhoe Inn and Ye Olde Friar Restaurant - Niagara Falls, New York

Featuring 50 Ultra Modern Units - Air Conditioned - Free Television - Phones - Beautiful Swimming Pool - Open All Year.
Reservations Phone BU 5-9131
1590 Buffalo Ave, - Niagara Falls, N.Y.
Routes N.Y. 324 and 384

Country Squire Motel - Knoxville, Tennessee

Country Squire Motel - Knoxville, Tennessee

The New Trend in Luxury Travel
On U.S. Hwy. 11-70 W and I 40-75 at West Hills Exit
All Rooms Furnished for Complete Traveling Comfort
Heated Pool - Putting Green
For reservations: Telephone Knoxville 584-4675
Write 7304 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, Tennessee 37919
AAA Approved. A Quality Court.
Manager: Raymond Woodby

Country Squire Motel - Knoxville, Tennessee

The new trend in luxury travel.
On US Hwy. 11-70 W and I 40-75 at West Hills Exit; all rooms furnished for complete traveling comfort; heated pool; putting green; color TV; for reservations: Telephone Knoxville 584-4674; write 7304 Kingston Pike; Manager: Raymond Woodby
AAA Approved. A Red Carpet Inn

Golden Gate Motel and Nite Club - Scanlon, Minnesota

Golden Gate Motel and Nite Club - Scanlon, Minnesota

The ultra modern Golden Gate Motel and Nite Club located at junction of Highway 46 and U.S. 61 at Scanlon, Minnesota. Convenient stop-over for travelers enroute the vacation area of Northern Minnesota. Excellent food at reasonable rates.

Mailed from Cloquet, Minnesota to Mrs. Laura Renaga of Goshen, Indiana on June 13, 1961:

Dear Mom.
We are staying here tonite. It is really beautiful here. Haven't seen a deer. On over way toward Canada.
Love, Betty & Paul

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Pier 66 Motor Hotel and Restaurant - Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Pier 66 Motor Hotel - Fort Lauderdale, Floria

Famous Pier 66 Motor Hotel in beautiful Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on the Intercoastal Waterway.

Pub. by Plastichromes of Florida, Miami, Fla.
Plastichrome by Colourpicture

Pier 66 Motor Hotel and Restaurant - Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Famous PIER 66 Motor Hotel and Restaurant in beautiful Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on the Intercoastal Waterway.

The card was mailed from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to Mr. & Mrs. Art Lolop of Brecksville, Ohio on April 19, 1967:

Dear Marge,
Lee & John have sports on their marble sills from plaster. Will your book (Heloise) have anything on it or will Art know? They are sick about it . Many thanks, Helen.

Pier 66 - Fort Lauderdale, Florida

17th Street Causeway - Fort Lauderdale, Florida
South Florida's spectacular sky-high Rev loving Pier Top Lounge crowning Ft. Lauderdale's newest, most luxurious 17 story Pier 66 Hotel offers a panoramic view of the Venice of America and the sun spangled Gold Coast. A glass enclosed exterior elevator adds to the enjoyment of a thrilling experience.

Dukane Press Inc,, Hallandale, Fl.
Dukane Press
Pier 66 - Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Fort Lauderdale's Newest Luxury Motor Hotel on the Intracostal Waterway. 17 Waterway. 17 stories and 258 deluxe guest rooms crowned by South Florida's only Sky High Revolving Pier Top Lounge reached by a spectacular glass enclosed exterior elevator.

Mailed form Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to Robert Damery of Somerville, Massachusetts on February 27, 1973:

Hi Robert -
There are no covered bridge down here but there are plenty of tall buildings. Lost of warm sunshine and beaching. - Gibby & Marie Gibson

Pier 66 - Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Twinkling beauty of Ft. Lauderdale at nighttime with Pier 66 in the foreground.

Mailed from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to Mr. & Mrs. H.L. Lester of Aurora, Illinois on June 12, 1973:

Dear Marian & Les,
Florida's hot and humid but Dee Dee and I are having a good time. Went to a couple of good bars. Tuesday we move on o Pompano Beach. Have fun on your vacation.

Pier 66 - Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Famous Pier 66

Dukane Scenic, Hollywood, Florida 33020

Motel Perry - Pacific Grove, California

Motel Perry - Pacific Grove, California

1111 Lighthouse Avenye
Pacific Grove, California
Ph. Monterey 2-5612
20 Ultra-Modern Units with TV. Some with Kitchens. Some with Garages. Strictly Clean & Sanitized to protect public health.
A Fisherman's & Golfer's Paradise. Where Beaches, Marine Gardens, Butterfly Trees, 17 Mile Drive and Scenic Coast Line make this a place to stay & play in a Circle of Enchantment. AMHA & California Mission Trails Association Member.

Motel 6 - Ontario, California

1515 N. Mountain Ave.
Ontario, Calif. 91762
60 Units, Pool, TV

The Rafters Motor Court - Pensacola, Florida

Highway 90 - 3 1/2 Miles West of Pensacola
Air Conditioned - Electric Heat - Tile Showers - TV in Rooms - Comfortably Furnished Rooms - Back from Highway - Near Good Restaurants.
Owned and operated by Bill and Velma McAllister
AAA Approved. Phone GLendale 5-8731

Mailed from Fort Walton Beach, Florida to Mrs. Laura Kenaga of Goshen, Indiana on June 1, 1959:

Dear Mom,
Well we stayed in Florida last night. Got up this morning and its raining. Went to a laundry and washed & dryed our clothes last night. No way to iron but they are clean. Well we must go eat breakfast.

Monday, July 15, 2013

Chico MoteLodge - Chico, California

Chico MoteLodge - Chico, California
8th & Broadway
Downtown Chico
AAA Says "Excellent"

San Quinton Motel - Dalton, Georgia

U.S. 41
Dalton. Georgia 30720
78 Rooms, Carpeted, Telephone, TV, Pool. Two Restaurants Near By. 1 1/2 Mile North of Dalton, Ga. on U.S. 41. Mr. & Mrs. L.B. Quinton, Owners-Managers.

Mailed From Dalton, Georgia to Miss Lucille Pell and Mrs. Mary Pell of Indianapolis, Indiana on June 28, 1965:

Hello Mom and Lucille,
Stayed here and also had supper in their restaurant. Atlanta, GA is 90 min. further South. I didn't quite make it. Too many hills & curves. I went as high as 1,500 feet at one time.
Love, "D"

Bel-Aire Motel - Skaneateles, New York

Bel-Aire Motel - Skaneateles, New York

Skaneateles, N.Y,
Phone OV 5-6720
On Scenic U.S. #20 - Leave Thruway at Interchange #40. Clean, Comfortable Units, Safe-Aire Heat, Air Conditioning, Showers, Free TV in all Rooms. Restaurant, Diner and Service Station Adjacent. Open all Year. AAA Approved. Owner Management - Leland and Blanch Pulling

Motel Belvidere - Belvidere, Illinois

Motel Belvidere - Belvidere, Illinois

Phone: LI 4-3953
R.R. Box 3 - Box 110
Belvidere, Ill.
Located between Toll Road Exit Exchange No. 4 Belvidere and Exit No. 2 Rockford, on Highway No. 20 - 14 Modern Units - Radio - TV - Individual Heat Control - Restaurant Nearby. AAA Approved.
Mr. & Mrs. Clarence Steussy
Owners & Manager

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Uptowner Motel - Glasgow, Kentucky

Race St. On Public Square
Glasgow, Kentucky
52 rooms with wall-to-wall carpets, air conditioned, tile baths, free TV, telephone, swimming pool, barber shop. A Quality Court
Jolly's Restaurant in building
Arthur Poynter, Manager of Motel

Motel Rond-Point - Levis, Quebec

Motel Rond-Point - Levis, Quebec

Located at quarter of a mile from Trans-Canada Hiway (20), Levis exit, at the junction of President Kennedy Hiway (23) and Hiway no: 2.
80 Rooms - Dining Room - Salon Bar - Indoor Swimming Pool - Convention Halls - Bowling Lanes - Beauty Parlor - Barber Shop.
Open Year Round