Lodging on the LH

Just getting started, but soon, I’ll have lots more vintage lodging places listed. Send your recommendations.

New York
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New Jersey
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. Nassau Inn, 10 Palmer Square E, Princeton, 800.8.NASSAU – 18th century modernized, 203 rooms.

Pennnsylvania
. Fulton Steamboat Inn, US 30 @ 896, E of Lancaster, (800) 922-2229 – shaped like boat.
. Lincoln Motor Court, Manns Choice, W of Bedford – 1940s cottages.
. BA’ RUNI Hotel and Grille, Baden, N of Pgh, Denny says great $40 rooms.

West Virginia
. Connie’s Corner Restaurant and Hotel, 256 Carolina Ave, Chester, (304) 387-0770
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Ohio
. Palmantier’s Motel, 13371 Lincoln St SE, Minerva, (330) 868-3113, www.palmantiersmotel.com, brick cottages
. Lincoln Highway B&B, 15150 Lincoln Highway, Van Wert,  (419) 203- 7730 – 1846 two-story.

Indiana
. Kimmell House Inn, 1397 N. U.S. 33, south of Kimmell, (888) 892-2194, www.kimmellhouseinn.com, B&B in 1876 house.
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Illinois
. Abe Lincoln Motel, 10841 W Lincoln Hwy, Frankfort, (815) 469-5114, nice name association but bad online reviews.
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Iowa
. Park Motel, 803 4th Ave S/US 30 near US 59, Denison, (712) 263-4144, www.theparkmotel.com, 1940s, nice.
. Sunnyside Motel, 2219 Highway 30, Missouri Valley, (712) 642-2420. Sorry, no longer taking nightly guests.
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Nebraska
These two in North Platte have great vintage signs but how are they to stay at?
. Western Motel, 706 Rodeo Rd, (308) 532-5240.
. Cedar Lodge Motel, 421 Rodeo Rd, (308) 532-0970.
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Colorado
.Ranger Motel, 11220 East Colfax Ave, Aurora, (303) 364-3386, www.rangermotel.com, says not fancy “but neither are our rates.”
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Wyoming
. Virginian Hotel, 404 Lincoln Hwy/US 30, Medicine Bow, (307) 379-2377, www.medicinebow.org/virginian, rustic hotel.
. Little America, W of Green River, I-80 x68, (307) 875-2400, www.littleamerica.com/wyoming, founded 1930s, now 140 rooms, truck stop, seven eating options.

Utah
. CIty Creek Inn, 230 W North Temple, SLC, 866-533-4898 – cools sign, basic but near Temple Square.
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Nevada
. Hotel Nevada, 501 Aultman St, Ely, (888) 406-3055, www.hotelnevada.com, cafe and casino too, building smoky.
. Lincoln Motel, 60 Main St., Austin, (775) 964-2698 – 1940s, rates start at $36.
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California
. Strawberry Lodge, 17510 US 50, Kyburz, (530) 659-7200, www.strawberrylodge.com, old style lodging.
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. Pacific Heights Inn, 1555 Union St. San Francisco, (800) 523-1801 – in town & free parking.

4 Responses to “Lodging on the LH”

  1. mike Says:

    http://www.bakersmotel.com/

    8855 E. Pike
    Exit 164 / Off I-70
    Norwich, Ohio 43767

  2. Red Says:

    This place that we pay $815 a month, is the most disgusting place to put your feet.
    Mold everywhere.
    No maid service EVER.
    Manager with an attitude, very bad experience.
    This place STAY AWAY for your health.
    DON’T DRINK THE WATER! seriously

    Ed. note: Many places are mentioned in the post, which one??

  3. Grover Says:

    Rainbow Lodge
    Hampshire Rocks Road Soda Springs, CA 95728
    530-426-3661

    It’s been there since the 1860′s and is in a bend of the Yuba River on old US 40.

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