Places of California



El Rancho Motel

6604 Dunsmuir Ave, Dunsmuir (formerly US 99)
Established: 1947

Oak Tree Inn
Dunsmuir Lodge (currently)

El Rancho Motel - Dunsmuir

“EL RANCHO MOTEL, Dunsmuir, Calif. 12 Modern
Units equipped with tile showers and Beauty Rest
Mattresses. New Furnishings throughout.
AAA Approved.”


Bruno’s Motor Lodge

2050 Fremont St., Monterey
There is now a Comfort Inn at this location.  It may be the same structure but it is unclear.

Bruno's Motor Lodge -Monterey

Motor Lodge
2050 Fremont Street, Monterey, California
Phone 2-0453 for Reservations
The newest, most ultra modern motel on the Monterey
Peninsula (gold capital of the world). Complete with
tiled showers, thermostatic heat, and choice of tiled or
wall to wall carpeted floors. Radios in every room.
Elevated for a sure restful sleep. A.A.A. approved.”

Arroyo Motor Inn

400 South Arroyo Parkway, Pasadena
AKA: Pasadena Inn (currently)

Arroyo Motor Hotel - Pasadena

400 South Arroyo Parkway
Pasadena, California
Telephone: SYcamore 5-8401  TWX: PASA CAL 7251
Pasadena’s Finest Motor Hotel
Cocktail Lounge – Restaurant – Banquet Facilities.  Meeting
Rooms – 24 Hr. Services – Fully Air-conditioned.”

Park Manor Motel

625 E.5th St., Holtville

Status: Still exists

Park Manor Motel - Holtville

Lobos Lodge

Ocean Ave & Monte Verde St., Carmel-by-the-Sea

Status: Still exists

Lobos Lodge - Carmel CA

“Lobos Lodge
Attractive Cottages with patios
surrounded by landscaped gardens,
only four blocks from Carmel Beach,
two blocks from center of village–
close to theatres, restaurants, shops,
golf courses Phone 264-3874

Hollywood Lodge Motel

5138 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles (Hollywood)

Status: Demolished.  A self storage facility is at this location.

Hollywood Lodge Motel -- Hollywood

“The New
Open All Night – Every Accomodation
Reasonable Rates
5138 Sunset Blvd. NOrmandy 1-0055

Grand Motel

3321 E. Colorado St [Blvd], Pasadena

Status: Demolished.  There is a newer, larger motel at this location.

Grand Motel - Pasadena

“Grand Motel
3321 E. Colorado St. (U.S. 66)
Pasadena, Cal.
Phone: SYcamore 3-0281

A truly modern, beautifully furnished motel with
hotel rooms and equipped kitchen apts.  A large,
attractive patio to relax in.  Car-by-door garage.
Convenient to all points of Interest.  Five minutes
to down-town Pasadena.  Inviting — Friendly —

Cielo Rancho Motel

US 101, San Rafael

Cielo Rancho Motel - San Rafael.jpg

Route 1, Box 36-A San Rafael, California
Telephone: IGNACIO 44
Opposite Hamilton Field.
Coffee Shop–Book-stand–Sundries.”

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