motor lodge


: motel

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web In the Berkshires, the Springs Motel, a 1959 motor lodge with a lobby straight out of Palm Springs, faced a similar fate until it was purchased by 34-year-old Lindsey Kurowski last year. Christopher Muther,, 25 Nov. 2022 Nomada Hotel Group turned a 1950s motor lodge into Skyview Los Alamos, a retro retreat complete with a heated pool and bright orange Linus bikes for peddling into town. Sarah Zlotnick, Country Living, 16 Aug. 2022 The motor lodge rooms treat guests to all the amenities modern travelers need, while still creating a nostalgic atmosphere infused with the charm of coastal Maine. Jessica Poitevien, Travel + Leisure, 9 Mar. 2022 Where to stay: Capri Hotel, complete with pool and palm trees, is set for relaxation, and the motor lodge just got a reboot that ups the ante on its ’70s vibes. Jennifer Konerman, Sunset Magazine, 23 Mar. 2022 Rates at Salt Cottages start at $399 for a king motor lodge guest room, while standalone cottages start at $525. Jessica Poitevien, Travel + Leisure, 9 Mar. 2022 Eastwind Lake Placid is taking over a 1950s motor lodge just off Main Street in downtown Lake Placid. Devorah Lev-tov, Travel + Leisure, 15 Mar. 2022 The folks who run Ojai Rancho Inn are behind a groovy ’70s-vibes reboot of the Capri motor lodge. Sunset Magazine, 4 Feb. 2022 Cuyama Buckhorn, New Cuyama, California Only in California could a motor lodge be as cool as Cuyama Buckhorn. Anne Olivia Bauso, Travel + Leisure, 8 Jan. 2022 See More

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'motor lodge.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

Word History

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of motor lodge was in 1926

Dictionary Entries Near motor lodge

Cite this Entry

“Motor lodge.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

More from Merriam-Webster on motor lodge

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Challenging Words You Should Know

  • hedgehog reading a book
  • Often used to describe “the march of time,” what does inexorable mean?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

Solve today's spelling word game by finding as many words as you can with using just 7 letters. Longer words score more points.

Can you make 12 words with 7 letters?