Roadrunner Lodge

See Route 66 the way it’s meant to be seen at this retro motel.

With a sense of nostalgia in every detail, The Roadrunner Lodge Motel resurrects a classic piece of Americana. Sitting on the Old Route 66 Highway through Tucumcari, New Mexico, this motel celebrates a time when the journey was more important than the destination. Check in to this highway oasis for a restful experience you won’t find anywhere else. 

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A modern nod to a classic Mother Road ethos

What it's like

The doorway to your room is like a portal to a bygone era. When you walk in, you’ll hear Roadrunner’s own radio station playing the top tunes and commercials of the ’50s and ’60s. Paired with the mid-century decor and furnishings, you’ll feel like you stepped back in time. 

Independent spirit

Give the interstate the bird!

Small touches

After a long day on the road, a good night’s sleep is worth its weight in gold. And while this retro motel is all about giving you an authentic 1960s experience, it doesn’t make any compromises on your comfort. Every room offers quality amenities you’ve come to expect as a modern traveler – high-quality beds and pillows, plush towels, hot showers, a TV, and yes – even fast WiFi. The Roadrunner Lodge is the perfect place to stop and recharge before you carry on down historic Route 66. 

Eat and drink

There are plenty of dining options nearby, but if you’re going for the full Route 66 experience, be sure to visit Del’s Diner. They’ve been dishing out delicious fare on Route 66 since 1956 – and they have no plans of stopping!

And more

The Roadrunner Lodge takes its ‘Dog-Friendly’ label very seriously. They’ve even appointed Elvis, a Schnauzer mix, as their Director of Canine Hospitality. Elvis ensures your dog’s stay is as comfortable as your own – complete with a well-lit dog run, water and food bowls to use during the stay, and a special welcome package upon check-in. With Elvis’s help, this retro motel knocks it out of the (dog) park! 
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Rooms & Rates

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Located directly on historic Route 66 and less than a mile from the center of downtown Tucumcari.

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Guest Services

  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Complimentary parking
  • Dog-friendly accommodations available (one dog is $25 per stay plus tax, two or three dogs is $35 per stay plus tax)
  • Onsite coin-operated laundry facility 
  • USA Today's #1 Roadside Motel in 2021

Recreation & Activities

  • Onsite outdoor fire pits
  • Onsite outdoor games including lawn bowling
  • Roadrunner's 1960s radio station

In-room amenities

  • Premium bedding
  • 1960s decor
  • Plush towels
  • Air conditioning
  • High-definition TV with satellite channels

Cancellation policy

Reservations must be canceled or modified at least 48 hours prior to arrival by 4:00 PM local time to avoid a penalty charge of one night's room and tax.
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