Big Texan Motel

Amarillo, Texas

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In a food coma after polishing off that 72-ounce steak? Or just need a good place to spend the night after driving Route 66 in Texas? If you’re looking for a  convenient, fun, and unique hotel on Route 66 look no further than the Big Texan Motel in Amarillo, Texas.

The Big Texan Steak Ranch is a famous Route 66 restaurant best known for its world famous 72oz Steak Challenge. If you choose to partake in this challenge you’ll be given one hour to eat a 72 ounce steak, a shrimp cocktail, a baked potato, a salad, and a roll with butter. Finish the whole thing in that time frame and you get the $72 meal for free, your name on the wall of fame, and bragging rights for life.

Everything about The Big Texan is BIG. The restaurant itself. The steak challenge. The menu. The cow outside. The giant dinosaur. in the parking lot. And the experience of being there.

Whether you indulge in the 72-ounce steak or get a more modest cut for dinner, mosey on over across the parking lot to extend your big visit by booking a room the Big Texan Motel. A sister to the world famous restaurant, the Big Texan Motel in Amarillo, Texas features 54 units and a Western theme.

Outside, this Route 66 hotel is designed to mimic an old west town’s main street. The colorful facade features shuttered windows and detailed porticos with signs like “Cattlemen’s Hotel” and “Longhorn Hotel.”

Inside the Western theme continues with cowboy touches, Texas stars, longhorn decor, and more. Room sizes range from standard doubles to large studios.

Amenities include free WiFi, guest services, a 24-hour front desk, daily housekeeping, and laundry facilities. There’s even a Texas-shaped pool for guests to cool off in.

If you’re stopping in Amarillo, Texas on a Route 66 road trip or need a big nap after gorging on a big steak dinner, book a room at the Big Texan Motel for comfy night sleep with the ultimate convenience.

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Big Texan Motel in Amarillo, Texas Route 66 Motel

Big Texan Motel

4 based on 1 reviews

Address:
7701 Interstate 40 Access Rd, Amarillo, TX 79118

Cost:
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Phone Number:
(806) 372-5000

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Hotel Amenities

  • Free parking
  • Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Room Amenities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Housekeeping
  • Coffee / Tea Maker
  • Microwave
  • Flatscreen TV
Big Texan Motel in Amarillo, Texas Route 66 Motel

Room Types

  • Deluxe Queen Room
  • Deluxe Double Room
  • Deluxe King Room
  • Standard Double Room
  • King Room
  • Deluxe King Studio

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Big Texan Motel in Amarillo, Texas Route 66 Motel
Big Texan Motel in Amarillo, Texas Route 66 Motel
Big Texan Motel in Amarillo, Texas Route 66 Motel
Big Texan Motel in Amarillo, Texas Route 66 Motel
Big Texan Motel in Amarillo, Texas Route 66 Motel

Know Before You Go

Staying at Big Texan Motel in Amarillo, Texas? Here are some things to know when you book a room.

  • Traveling by RV or bringing along your horse? The Big Texan also has an RV park and horse hotel!
  • While there is plenty of free parking, the lot is shared with the popular restaurant, so if you come at lunch or dinnertime you might not be able to park right in front of your room.
  • Check in is from 3pm to 12am. Check out is 11am.

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4 based on 1 reviews

1 Review of Big Texan Motel in Amarillo, Texas

  1. A fun and unique hotel on Route 66! It’s especially convenient after a big dinner at The Big Texan across the parking lot! The rooms were a little outdated – I had trouble working the shower! But it was a fine stay!

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