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motor court

n.
A motel, especially one with units arranged around a central space.
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mo•tel

(moʊˈtɛl)

n.
a hotel for motorists, typically having rooms adjacent to a parking area.
[1920–25, Amer.;b. motor and hotel]
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Motor court

Motel, also see Tourist court.
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The Concourse's vast motor court provides a grand sense of arrival for One Vertis Plaza's tenants
Three bedroom, 3.5-bath in the River House co-op which has its own private motor court. This unit has a corner living-room separated from the formal dining room by a wood burning fireplace in an exposed brick half-wall creating a flow between spaces.
It opened as the Caravan Lodge, one of those very mid-century Americana motor court hotels, in 1956.
Fronted by a large motor court, the mustard-yellow house has about 6,400 square feet of living space and 28 rooms that include a circular foyer, scaled formal rooms, staff quarters, an office and a butler's pantry off the kitchen.
The place had been vacant for 10 years, she said, but the motel's Facebook page declares that "modern luxuries and vintage-inspired design merge with mid-century roadside motor court cool."
Drive Anz Also known as The Gabor Estate, 100 Delfern Drive is for sale at $13.995m through agent Jade Mills, who says: "The home offers a stately presence and exquisite kerb appeal with double iron gates leading onto a large brick motor court and elegant facade.' Go to jademills.com for more information on the house.
Drive Adrian Anz Also known as The Gabor Estate, 100 Delfern Drive is for sale at $13.995m through agent Jade Mills, who says: "The home offers a stately presence and exquisite kerb appeal with double iron gates leading onto a large brick motor court and elegant facade.' Go to jademills.com for more information on the house.
OAKRIDGE - Several afternoons a week, Bernice Goad and a few friends gather at her home in the Oak Hill Motor Court to play cards.
There's also a parking-lot-sized motor court with a central fountain at the front, a secondary rear motor court for garage access, and a tennis court tucked out of view in a sylvan corner of the estate.
The other, public guest entry drive leads from Sanderling Road into a motor court flanked with Buddha belly bamboo and Bismarck, triangle and royal palms.
There are also guest cottages, a caretaker's apartment, motor court and three-car garage.