After COVID-19 saw a rise in travelers choosing to stay in retro motor lodges, it seems the trend shows no signs of slowing. Vacationers looking for a unique trip with limited interaction with other guests should consider staying at one of these retro motor lodges.
This recently renovated metro-lodge inn lies in the center of Cashiers in Jackson County. Offering upscale boutique accommodations, the former motel blends mountain-rustic vibes with modern design. The 18-room property is pet-friendly and lies near the mountains of Western North Carolina, creating a perfect basecamp for travelers looking to hike, fish, boat and bike. In addition to the rooms, Hotel Cashiers features a Wine and Provisions Shop, as well as more than 2,000 square feet of green outdoor space. The outdoor space boasts a garden and firepit.
Rocket Motel sits in Custer in the Black Hills region. Travelers take a step back in time at this retro motel, with rooms boasting picturesque views of the area. The hotel lies west of Custer State Park and provides great accommodations for families looking for a memorable trip to South Dakota.
Ideally located in the oceanside town of Rye, Rye Motor Inn features 12 fully furnished apartments for solo adult travelers aged 21 and up. The inn lies in a newly renovated, 1950s motel, situated across from the ocean. Guests can stay a night, a week or even a month, allowing all to enjoy the town’s historic sites, state parks and beautiful coast.
This 20-room, roadside motel can be found in America’s oldest city. Reviving nostalgic and old-Florida charm, this 1940s motel boasts a retro in-ground pool, a flamingo-pink façade, palm frond wallpaper and seaside artwork. The Florida Room functions as a hospitality suite, offering guests coffee and tea services. Guests enjoy a fully digital check-in and check-out process as well as the use of a digital key.
Head to Cheyenne and stay at Wyoming Motel, distinguishable by its vintage sign. The inviting motel sits next to Luxury Diner, a classic diner that was formerly an operating trolley in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The motel’s proximity to Medicine Bow National Forest, Black Tooth Brewing Co. and The Paramount Ballroom make for an exceptional vacation.
The Gondolier Inn is a newly updated, roadside-style motel in Downtown Naples. In addition to luxurious furnishings and amenities, the property sits just three blocks from Naples Beach and three blocks from Fifth Avenue South. The inn originally opened in 1958, undergoing renovations in 2018 to maintain its vintage charm. Amenities include complimentary golf carts, beach chairs, fishing rods, daily housekeeping and a fully stocked kitchen.
Authentic Caribbean food, power couple owners and vibrant décor: What better way to enjoy a meal in New York City than at Kokomo? Living in or visiting the Big Apple doesn’t mean relinquishing traditional, flavorful foods and dishes from around the world, and at Kokomo, guests are instantly transported to the sandy beaches of the Caribbean through cocktails, delicious meals and a colorful ambiance.
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