3 Revamped Motels to Check Out This Summer

Leah LeMoineJuly 22, 2022
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After years of decay, these mid-century motor lodges are bouncing back.

The Aloha 
A retro beach atmosphere permeates this 1950 property in Chandler, which reopened in May following a three-year renovation. alohaarizona.com

Egyptian Motor Hotel
A 1950s shrine to Egyptian kitsch in the Grand Avenue District, the Egyptian reopened this spring with a rock ’n’ roll vibe and modern Mexican pop-up from Chilte. egyptianmotorhotel.com

High Country Motor Lodge
Mountain vibes meet 1960s design meets an astronomy theme at this former Howard Johnson’s (circa 1964) on Route 66 in Flagstaff. highcountrymotorlodge.com