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79 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I read the reviews on line. I agree with those that feel this is a clean and simple place. When I walked into my room I felt like I stepped back into the my childhood in the 1960's. I took pictures of the room and sent them to my wife. the owner is very pleasant and recommended a great local... More 

Thank Paul H
Chickasha, Oklahoma, United States
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124 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A pleasant and comfy stay. After reading the reviews I decided to give this motel a try while traveling through. Glad we did. Check in was a breeze, very friendly and courtesy staff and owners. It's a cozy little motel off the road of Moriarty. This motel has been around quite some time since 1959 and has been updated. Has... More 

Thank Marine4life73
mpogue, Owner at Sunset Motel, responded to this review

THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THE NICE REVIEW!! We really appreciate you taking the time to write your thoughtful remarks. It provides incentive to work harder. We enjoyed visiting with you as well. Please hurry back!! Mike and Debbie Pogue - owners. More 

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64 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

While the room we were given had all that we needed for two nights of sleep, it still left much to be desired. The bedding seemed clean enough, but the carpet was heavily stained and appeared filthy. Amenities were lacking. No phone and the clock was a windup. The alarm didn't work. Fortunately, we had a cell phone with an... More 

Thank Donald B
Wichita, Kansas
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80 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Decided to book on the advice of reviewers here. Absolutely what I expected and reviews of the proprietors was spot on. Place was quiet, comfy, good TV, hot shower and good towels. Clean too.. Great value and a gem of an old school motel..

Thank John J
1 review
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

I loved this motel actually very surpurised on how nice and well kept it was. Very clean and staff very friendly. They also have free breakfast nothing extragvant but very nice and enough food to get you going.They beds were extremely comfortable. This motel will be where I go back to next time we are in town. Totally recommend.

Thank Isom44
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14 reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Wonderful mom n pop motel - when checking in Mary greeted us with a warm welcome - very nice and we had a nice conversation - when coming into the motel room - I always do a "hotel impossible " check - for one the room look clean - carpet looks clean even smell the carpet..... yes I did -... More 

Thank M G
Plano, Texas
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Good location. This is a family owned and operated hotel so the staff is attentive and you can tell they want you to be happy. The beds are comfortable. It is very clean. Thanks for a nice stay! If you're into Route 66 retro, this is for you!

Thank bevanlee1
Berkeley, CA
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This hotel has comfortable and very clean rooms. It also has a very friendly and helpful staff. We were in Moriarty for a yearly bike race and hotel turned out to be a perfect place to stay. The owners even lent me a tool that I needed to get the bikes ready to race. They also pointed us to another... More 

2 Thank velotravler
mpogue, Owner at Sunset Motel, responded to this review

Great to meet you both! Thank you for your kind review. We appreciate you taking time to do this. Your reviews encourage us to do better! Hope Molly had good times on her race. Look forward to seeing you again. Mike and Debbie Pogue - owners. More 

Tulsa, Oklahoma
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29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

I very much enjoyed my stay at the Sunset Motel. I loved the vintage furniture and decor, it was exactly what I look for in a Route 66 motel. The room was clean and well-maintained. The bed was so comfortable that I didn't want to get up in the morning. The lady at the check-in counter was very friendly and... More 

Thank Allison S
mpogue, Owner at Sunset Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your your kind review! We appreciate the feedback. Thanks for letting us know about the A\C. The unit is being replaced! We don't require password to the guest internet, but the network is secure through VLAN. Hurry back! Mike and Debbie Pogue - owners. More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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137 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

My husband and I were traveling cross country. We were not sightseeing. This motel is a Route 66 motel. It has been owned by the same family since its inception in 1959. The front desk lady was very friendly and helpful. We were a little leery about the area. My husband and I felt pretty safe. I would not recommend... More 

Thank 2014jcjc
mpogue, Owner at Sunset Motel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking time to write a review! We appreciate your nice comments. We are the family that built the motel in the 60's. Glad you enjoyed your stay, please hurry back! Mike and Debbie Pogue - owners More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An American Classic Motel located 0n historic Route 66 on the east end of Moriarty. Owned and operated by the same family that constructed the motel in the 50's and 60's. You'll enjoy the nostalgia of the original solid oak furnishings and decor as well as the more modern conveniences, such as coffee makers, microwaves, refrigerators and FREE wifi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sunset Motel

Address: 501 East Old Route 66, Moriarty, NM 87035
Region: United States > New Mexico > Moriarty
Price Range: RM250 - RM339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sunset Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 18
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“We stayed here going and on our return trip and had room 19 each time. It is an end room and was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Tomjanmccoy, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We had room # 19 , on the end. But all looked fine.”
 of 5 bubbles 4dayweekender, 2 May 2016 | Read review
“Only stayed in one. It was fine. #11 near the rear of the property (away from Route 66)”
 of 5 bubbles MartyStahl, 11 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Easy access. All on one level.”
 of 5 bubbles susanlN4443LV, 30 May 2015 | Read review
“I stayed in Room #2 and it was very clean and comfortable and close to the office. Oh and I forgot to mention that each room has its own assigned parking space right in front of your room.”
 of 5 bubbles Ninee, 4 Aug 2014 | Read review
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