motor lodge

noun

: motel

Examples of motor lodge in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web So in January 2020, the couple bought a run-down Cayucos motor lodge called the Dolphin Inn and then spent the next two and a half years transforming it. Laura Kiniry, Smithsonian Magazine, 2 May 2024 Lake Shore Resort first opened as a motor lodge in the 1950s, and today it's run by the third generation of its founding family. Dan Koday, Travel + Leisure, 26 Jan. 2024 On this trip, my friend picked us up—me and the baby—from our retro motor lodge on a hill. Leslie Jamison, The New Yorker, 15 Jan. 2024 Best Roadside Lodging High Country Motor Lodge This new motor lodge off Route 66 in Flagstaff melds vintage style, contemporary design, and an adventurous spirit. Hugh Garvey, Sunset Magazine, 5 Sep. 2023 Calistoga Motor Lodge This funky motor lodge inspired by the Great American Road Trip has hula hoops, board games, and cruiser bikes, but the real draw is the mineral water that made this area a famous Napa Valley wellness destination. Hugh Garvey, Sunset Magazine, 5 Sep. 2023 Located on Mount Desert Island in Bar Harbor, Maine, Salt Cottages will feature 40 accommodations, including 10 boutique motor lodge rooms and 30 standalone cottages that range in size from studios to two bedrooms. Jessica Poitevien, Travel + Leisure, 9 Mar. 2022 In the fifth season, he was reduced to living in a motor lodge, hanging poolside wearing a baseball cap, but rose again. Mark Kennedy, USA TODAY, 12 July 2023 Advertisement Built in 1955, the motor lodge was expanded to its current form a few years later. José Sánchez Córdova, Dallas News, 29 June 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of motor lodge was in 1926

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“Motor lodge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/motor%20lodge. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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