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Cottages, Motor Courts and Motels

Cottages, Motor Courts and Motels - California

Here are links to some notable motels, hotels and other accommodations (past and present) found along Route 40.

Donner Lake LodgeDonner Lake Lodge (site) (Truckee, CA)

Gateway MotelGateway Motel (site) (Truckee, CA)

Nyack LodgeNyack Lodge (site) (Alta, CA)
"The lodge was razed years ago. An I-80 rest area (westbound) is on the site......."

Golden Key MotelGolden Key Motel (Auburn, CA)

Foothills MotelFoothills Motel (Auburn, CA)
"60 units......."

IconSunset Motel (site) (Auburn, CA)

IconElmwood Motel (Ivy Motel) (Auburn, CA)
"24 units......."

IconLoomis Motel (Apartments) (Loomis, CA)

Flamingo MotelFlamingo Motel (closed) (Roseville, CA)

IconSurf Motel (Sacramento, CA)

Tradewinds MotelTradewinds Motel (Sacramento, CA)

49er Motor Lodge49er Motor Lodge (site) (Sacramento, CA)

IconEl Cortez Motel (Sacramento, CA)
"Is now an empty lot......."

Sands MotelSands Motel (site) (Sacramento, CA)
"Now an empty lot......."

IconL&M Mobile Home Park (M&M Auto Court and Trailer Park) (Sacramento, CA)

White House MotelWhite House Motel (site) (North Sacramento, CA)

IconLa Siesta Motel (site?) (Sacramento, CA)
"The motel is long gone and none of the buildings here resemble those of the old motel......."

Imperial 400 MotelVagabond Inn (Imperial 400 Motel) (Sacramento, CA)

Eppie's Coffee ShopEppie's Restaurant (Sacramento, CA)
"Open 24 hours!......"

Tiny's MotelTiny's Motel (site) (West Sacramento, CA)
"Now an empty lot......."

IconWelcome Grove Motel and RV Park (site?) (West Sacramento, CA)
"Opened in 1927......."

Imperial MotelThe Experience Motel (site?) (Imperial Motel, El Rio Motel) (West Sacramento, CA)

Old Town InnOld Town Inn (Pony Express Motel) (West Sacramento, CA)

Rodeway InnRodeway Inn (TraveLodge) (West Sacramento, CA)

Flamingo MotelFlamingo Motel (West Sacramento, CA)

Town House MotelTown House Motel (West Sacramento, CA)

Crest MotelCrest Motel (West Sacramento, CA)

Budget InnBudget Inn (St. Francis Motel) (West Sacramento, CA)

IconHotel El Rancho (site) (West Sacramento, CA)
"There is a professional office complex at the site of this motel......."

Silvey's MotelSilvey's Motel (West Sacramento, CA)

IconPeterson's Motel (site) (West Sacramento, CA)
"Now an empty lot......."

Ad for the Capitol Inn Motel.Capitol Motel (site) (Capitol Inn Motel) (West Sacramento, CA)
"This location is now an office building......."

Great Western Economy InnGreat Western Economy Inn (Wagon Wheel Lodge) (West Sacramento, CA)

Great Value Inn and SuitesGreat Value Inn and Suites (South Port Inn, Tower Motel, Confidential Inn Best Western) (West Sacramento, CA)

Stardust MotelStardust Motel (Regal Lodge Motel) (West Sacramento, CA)

Dude MotelDude Motel (Sacramento, CA)
"This motel had a great neon sign until city officials forced the motel to replace it with a simpler (boring) sign. The city thought the neon sign mad......"

IconMission Motel (site) (West Sacramento, CA)
"This location is now a bank......."

Flagstone MotelFlagstone Motel (West Sacramento, CA)

Fremont MotelFremont Motel (West Sacramento, CA)
"The city of West Sacramento had issued an ordinance calling for the demolition of this motel. Glad to see it is still standing......."

Bel Air MotelBel Air Motel (West Sacramento, CA)

Sahara MotelSahara Motel (West Sacramento, CA)

IconManor Motel (site) (West Sacramento, CA)
"Now an empty lot......."

IconSutter Motel (site) (West Sacramento, CA)
"Now an empty lot......."

Sky Ranch MotelSky Ranch Motel (West Sacramento, CA)

Pickwick  MotelPickwick Motel (West Sacramento, CA)

Echo LodgeEcho Lodge (Senator Motel) (West Sacramento, CA)

El Tejon MotelEl Tejon Motel (West Sacramento, CA)

West Wood MotelWest Wood Motel (Apex Motel, Westwood Motel) (West Sacramento, CA)

Pacific MotelPacific Motel (West Sacramento, CA)

Golden MotelGolden Motel (West Sacramento, CA)
"This motel had a great neon sign until city officials forced the motel to replace it with a simpler (boring) sign. The city thought the neon sign mad......"

IconSandman Motel (site) (West Sacramento, CA)
"Now an empty lot......."

IconTwin Oaks Motel (site) (West Sacramento, CA)
"Now an empty lot......."

IconAlameda Motel (site) (West Sacramento, CA)
"This location is now office buildings......."

IconRedwood Motel (site) (West Sacramento, CA)
"The site is now an empty lot......."

Sunset MotelSunset Motel (Colonial Motel) (West Sacramento, CA)

Plaza MotelPlaza Motel (West Sacramento, CA)
"They used to have a great neon sign - which the city frowned upon......."

Lakeside MotelLakeside Motel (closed) (West Sacramento, CA)
"Now appears to be an apartment community......."

Commodore MotelCommodore Motel (West Sacramento, CA)

Granada InnGranada Inn (West Sacramento, CA)

Brigadoon MotelBrigadoon Motel (Vacaville, CA)

Va-Capri MotelBest Western Heritage Inn (Va-Capri Motel) (Vacaville, CA)

Monte Vista MotelAlamo Inn (Monte Vista Motel) (Vacaville, CA)

RanchotelRanchotel (Vacaville, CA)

Travi Sands Motel (site) (Fairfield, CA)

American MotelAmerican Motel (site) (Oakland, CA)

Mission MotelMission Motel (site) (Oakland, CA)

TraveLodgeTravelers Inn (TraveLodge) (Vallejo, CA)

IconRio Motel (Oakland, CA)

Boatel Motor LodgeWaterfront Plaza Hotel (Boatel Motor Lodge) (Oakland, CA)

Berkeley Plaza Motel and Harry's RestaurantBerkeley Plaza Motel (site) (Berkeley, CA)
"Now the site of the Holiday Inn Express......."

Berkeley Plaza Motel and Harry's RestaurantHarry's Restaurant (site) (Berkeley, CA)
"Now the site of the Holiday Inn Express......."

Golden Bear MotelGolden Bear Motel (Berkeley, CA)

Berkeley House Motor HotelLa Quinta Inn (Berkeley House Motor Hotel) (Berkeley, CA)

Berkeley Vila MotelVila Motel (site) (Berkeley, CA)
""The Best in the West"......"

Idaho MotelIdaho Motel (site) (El Cerrito, CA)
"This motel was owned and operated by John and Jeanette Herman. On November 4, 1962, John Herman was shot during a holdup at the motel. The wound was......"

Gables MotelGables Motel (Pinole, CA)

Budget InnBudget Inn (El Cerrito, CA)

Terrace MotelTerrace Motel (Richmond, CA)

Article about a 1962 robbery at the Freeway MotelFreeway Motel (El Cerrito, CA)

Blue Bell Auto CourtBlue Bell Auto Court (site?) (Richmond, CA)
"I haven't been able to pinpoint the location of this motel......."

Sands MotelSands Motel (San Pablo, CA)

San Pablo MotelSan Pablo Motel (San Pablo, CA)

TraveLodge.Civic Center Motel (TraveLodge) (Richmond, CA)

IconFranciscan Motel (San Francisco, CA)

IconBay Bridge Inn (Beck's Motel) (San Francisco, CA)

TraveLodgeTraveLodge Airport (South San Francisco, CA)

Best WesternBest Western Motel Flamingo (San Francisco, CA)

TravelodgeRadisson Hotel Fisherman's Wharf (Travelodge) (San Francisco, CA)

Wharf InnWharf Inn (Wharf Motel) (San Francisco, CA)

Villa Roma Motor HotelVilla Roma Motor Hotel (site) (San Francisco, CA)
"This site is now an apartment building......."

TraveLodgeCivic Center Inn (TraveLodge) (San Francisco, CA)

TravelodgeTraveLodge Central Hotel (San Francisco, CA)

IconOasis Motel (San Francisco, CA)

IconHoliday Lodge and Garden Hotel (San Francisco, CA)

IconManor Motel (San Francisco, CA)

Van Ness MotelAmerica's Best Inn (Van Ness Motel) (San Francisco, CA)

TraveLodgeTraveLodge (Cable Motel) (San Francisco, CA)

Town House MotelTown House Motel (San Francisco, CA)

San Francisco MotelSan Francisco Motor Inn (San Francisco Motel) (San Francisco, CA)

Beck Motor LodgeBeck's Motor Lodge (San Francisco, CA)

IconDeluxe Inn (El Coro Motel) (South San Francisco, CA)

IconLombard Plaza Motel (San Francisco, CA)

Bel Air MotelBel Air Motel (site) (San Francisco, CA)

TraveLodgeTraveLodge (Bel Aire Motel) (San Francisco, CA)

Surf MotelSurf Motel (San Francisco, CA)

America's Best Value InnAmerica's Best Value Inn (Sea Captain's Motel) (San Francisco, CA)

Mission InnMission Inn (New Mission Serra Motel) (San Francisco, CA)

Mission Bell MotelMission Bell Motel (site) (Daly City, CA)
"This old motel is now a shopping center......."

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Last updated: 2009-09-08 04:28:09

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