A Route 66 Classic for 60 Years!

Experience road travel the way it used to be...

Awarded TripAdvisor's
Certificate of Excellence

every year since 2011!

Click or call 575.461.1048


Enjoy mid-century modern style with today's convenience! All rooms include free WiFi, cable TV, and in-room Route 66 Radio. Get your zzz's on a plush Sealy Posturepedic pillow-top mattress.


Centrally located on Historic Route 66 in the iconic town of Tucumcari, New Mexico. Walk or drive to nearby local dining, shopping and museums.


Owner/operator Larry Smith is a true Route 66 enthusiast and a big fan of all things mid-century modern. With his trusty sidekick, Sam, his goal is to make your stay at the Safari a major highlight of your next epic road trip. 

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Motel Safari

722 East Route 66 Boulevard, Tucumcari, New Mexico 88401, USA

(575) 461-1048

Front Desk Hours

7:00-9:00am MT

3:00-10:00pm MT

Sorry, no check-ins after 10pm MT.