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Robbinsville, North Carolina
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

What a perfect little Route 66 Motel!!!! It was so adorable. Very clean, and neat. Furniture was amazing. Nice plush white towels. Brand new, crisp Cotten sheets. Breakfast set up was great. There was a frig, microwave and coffee maker in the room which is a rarity for these little Motels. The Sunset Motel gets our vote for trip favorite!!!!

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2 Thank Mama0517
mpogue, Owner at Sunset Motel, responded to this review

THANK YOU! THANK YOU! You are so appreciated. Please hurry back!! Mike and Debbie Pogue - owners More 

Lawton, Oklahoma
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This is an Old Route 66 motel which has been lovingly brought back to life. The rooms are clean, beds comfortable, coffee and mini refrigerator in the room, healthy continental breakfast. Staff and owners go out of their way to be helpful. They are pet friendly! We will be back!

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

Oh perfect. Thanks for taking time to write this beautiful review! We hope you will come back soon! Mike and Debbie Pogue - owners. More 

Houston
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85 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

I've stayed here several times and been impressed with its consistency. All the rooms have been renovated. Things that need to be updated (WiFi, new beds, carpets, flat screen TVs, all new bathroom fixtures) have been updated, and the rest remains to give you that 1950's retro look and feel. Everything you need for a quick stop while on the... More 

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1 Thank CaliTexan22
mpogue, Owner at Sunset Motel, responded to this review

Kevin? I'll bet this is Kevin. How are you? THANK YOU so much for the nice words! We enjoy having you stay with us. We have the inside of the rooms where we want them, started on the outside this week. You guys hurry back. Mike and Debbie Pogue - owners More 

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20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

This hotel is a classic hotel located on Route 66. We stayed here while traveling Route 66 because we were looking for a classic mom and pop hotel. This hotel delivered on that. The lady at the front desk was very friendly. There was a great patio area. The room was clean and comfortable but hasn't been upgraded at all... More 

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mpogue, Owner at Sunset Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, Ronda. We appreciate your business and look forward to seeing you again! Mike and Debbie Pogue - owners More 

Northfield, NJ
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119 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We were pleasantly surprised that a small roadside motel was so nice. The room was nicely decorated and very clean. It was obvious that the carpet, paint and bed linens were fresh and new. The outside was decorated in an adobe style. We didn't expect to have breakfast included, but were pleased that some continental offerings were available. There isn't... More 

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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We made several Route 66 stops the day we stayed here, including the charming town of Holbrook, AZ, because our kids wanted to see where the Disney Cars movie was "made." This was the perfect way to top off our day. Loved the nostalgia and history of this family-owned motel. You can tell the pride the owners put into it... More 

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Kingman, Kansas
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20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

We arrived late in the evening without reservations and my husband had doubts when we stepped into the tiny front office/breakfast nook.... The owner, Mike, greeted us with a big smile, gave us a good price, and sent us to our room with some fresh smoked salmon, crackers, and a wonderful sauce. He told us ask his wife, Deb, for... More 

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

Thank you so much for your kind words! Deb really enjoyed visiting with you on the patio. On the patio that evening was a husband and wife heading to Chicago where he would defend his world championship model airplane combat competition, a couple from Holland moving to Cleveland to work for Ely Lilly is molecular biologists, yourselves and a Route... More 

Fort Worth
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22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Debbie at the desk was very friendly, and knowledgeable about the local dining options. The spacious room was tastefully updated, clean, and fresh; the bathroom spotless; the beds big and comfortable; the atmosphere quiet and restful. Well-run independent non-chain motels like this are getting hard to find. I will definitely stay here on my next trip down I-40.

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Virden
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

This motel was a definite plus on our trip!! It was so very clean and roomy and quiet!! The bed was comfortable, there was nothing that could have been improved upon!! I have stayed in motels & hotels that were supposed to be so much better but didn't even come close to the standards this one did.

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1 Thank Delaineanddave
mpogue, Owner at Sunset Motel, responded to this review

THANK YOU SO MUCH for your kind words. This kind review gives us incentive to do even more! We very much appreciate your taking time to write this review. Please hurry back! Mike and Debbie Pogue More 

Lawton, Oklahoma
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Stayed here for a night on my move to Oklahoma. Room was clean and shower water pressure worked great. If you're going to be passing through Albuquerque and need a place to stay for the night I'd recommend staying here instead of an Albuquerque hotel. You get a better deal and get to have a bit of an Old Route... More 

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1 Thank Meesamoop
mpogue, Owner at Sunset Motel, responded to this review

Thanks so much fo the kind words. We have finished the restoration of the motel rooms and lobby. This week we start on the landscaping! Please hurry back! Mike and Debbie Pogue More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • 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 - RM340 (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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See which rooms travellers prefer

“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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