ANTIQUE SHOP AT MOTEL

Antique Shop and More - Norwich, Ohio

Baker’s Motel now has a lovely 1500 square foot antique shop where guests can easily walk to the property as it is located in the central building providing easy access from both parts of the motel. Our new antique shop offers many antiques, collectibles, primitives, and more. All items are neatly organized for your convenience, and you can spend a lot of time looking over the many things we carry.

Our new antique shop is appropriately named Norwich Antiques & More, and the shop is air-conditioned and quite lovely. Travelers and guests alike will enjoy looking through the many antiques, collectibles, and more that we carry and are continually updating. Plan a weekend at Baker’s Motel and enjoy the cleanest rooms in Muskingum County, offering a step back that nowhere else can offer as all of the other properties are newer cookie-cutter properties, and we have almost 80 years of satisfying our guests.

Additionally, you can view many other antique shops, pottery shops, fleas markets, and more within a mile of the motel. Plus, the Zane Grey Museum is across the street from the motel.

 

SELF REGISTER – CONTACTLESS BOOKING

SELF REGISTER – CONTACTLESS BOOKING

Self Register – Contactless Booking

Registering for a room just got easier at Baker’s Motel. When you walk into the office, you will see an I-pad attached to the wall. Push the button on the right and start the registering process, you will need a credit card to use this system, but it does streamline the process and eliminates the need for seeing a clerk.

 Once you have registered, either a code will be emailed to you, or an e-key will be sent to your phone if you have the ttlock app downloaded on your phone. Then you go to your room with the code, tap on the lock screen, then when it lights up, enter the code, press the key icon in the bottom right, and enter your room.

Yes, it is that easy!
Our office still closes at 10 pm though you can register online from the comfort of your car or at home before heading out.  At Baker’s Motel, we want to simplify the registration process by accessing our website using your smartphone or tablet for that late arrival bookings, and we will send you a code to access your room.

BUSY WINTER / SPRING UPDATES

Middle Building is Completely updated on the outside, the sidewalk replaced by room 11

  1. Rooms 1 – 10 received new Corian countertops in all bathrooms, with fresh water savers and handicap-height toilets.
  2. New paint in all rooms 1-30
  3. New beautiful vinyl click-lock flooring in 16 rooms in the lower section.
  4. Rooms 11 – 30 received all-new pedestal sinks and new water-saver toilets; most toilets are handicap-height.
  5. We have removed all loose grout in all bathrooms with new grout adhesive.
  6. All rooms with two beds received new paint, and all non-smoking received new hand-held shower units.
  7. Now with two internet accounts, one for the lower section and one for the back section.

Unlike chain hotels, At Baker’s Motel, we are constantly upgrading our property to not only provide you with a unique lodging experience with period rooms, for which Baker’s Motel is one of the most historic motels in Ohio. We also offer the modern conveniences many people, including lute flat-screen TVs, fridges and microwaves, and fast wireless internet available in every room.

Motorcycle Getaway – Ohio

Motorcycle Getaway – Ohio

Riding a Motorcycle Through the Hills of Southeastern Ohio: A Thrilling Adventure

If you are a motorcycle enthusiast looking for a new adventure, look no further than the hills of southeastern Ohio. With its winding roads and breathtaking views, this region is a motorcyclist’s dream come true.

The hills of southeastern Ohio offer an array of landscapes to explore, from lush forests to rolling hills and babbling streams. You can ride through quaint towns, visit historic sites, or admire the area’s natural beauty. The roads in this region are perfect for riders who want to experience the thrill of the open road without sacrificing safety.

Southeastern Ohio Motorcycle Ride

One of the best things about riding a motorcycle through southeastern Ohio is the sense of freedom you will experience. With the wind in your hair and the sound of your bike’s engine in your ears, you can escape the stress of everyday life and immerse yourself in the beauty of nature. The region is known for its stunning fall foliage, which adds excitement to your ride.

As you ride through the hills of southeastern Ohio, you will encounter various road types, from straightaways to hairpin turns. The roads can be challenging sometimes, but the sense of accomplishment you feel after completing a difficult stretch is worth it. You must also be prepared for changing weather conditions, as the region can experience sudden rainstorms and temperature drops.

Safety is always a top priority when riding a motorcycle, so be sure to wear appropriate gear, including a helmet, gloves, and boots. You should also be aware of your surroundings and watch for potential hazards, such as gravel or wildlife on the road.

The Ohio River Scenic Byway

When planning your motorcycle trip through southeastern Ohio, there are several routes you can take. The Ohio River Scenic Byway is popular, as it offers stunning views of the river and passes through several small towns. The Hocking Hills Scenic Byway is another great option, with its winding roads and picturesque landscapes.

No matter which routes you choose, be sure to take the time to explore the area’s many attractions. You can visit the historic Marietta, the oldest city in Ohio, or check out the unique rock formations at Hocking Hills State Park. And if you need a break from riding, you can always stop for a bite to eat at one of the area’s many restaurants or cafes.

In conclusion, riding a motorcycle through the hills of southeastern Ohio is a thrilling adventure that offers both natural beauty and a sense of freedom. With its challenging roads and stunning views, this region is a must-visit destination for motorcycle enthusiasts. So gear up, hit the road, and experience the thrill of riding through one of the most scenic regions in the country.

Motorcycle Enthusiats - Scenic Roads

Southeastern Ohio offers some beautiful roads and scenic routes for motorcycle enthusiasts. Here are some of the best roads to ride in the region:

  1. Ohio State Route 555 (Triple Nickel): This 62-mile stretch of road, also known as the Triple Nickel, offers some challenging twists, turns, and elevation changes. It runs from Zanesville to Little Hocking and is a popular route for motorcyclists looking for a thrilling ride.

  2. Ohio State Route 26: This winding 79-mile route takes you from Marietta to Woodsfield and offers picturesque views of the Ohio River Valley and Wayne National Forest. The road is well-maintained, and the scenery is diverse, making it a favorite among riders.

  3. Ohio State Route 536: Another excellent route for a challenging ride, Route 536 stretches 40 miles from Hannibal to Summerfield. With plenty of twists, turns, and elevation changes, this road offers a thrilling experience for motorcyclists.

  4. Ohio State Route 78: Known as the “Ohio Dragon,” Route 78 covers 105 miles between Clarington and Nelsonville. This road offers a mix of tight curves, sweeping turns, and beautiful scenery, making it an enjoyable ride for motorcyclists.

  5. Ohio State Route 56: This scenic route takes you through the Hocking Hills region, covering 54 miles between Athens and Circleville. With beautiful forest views, curvy roads, and well-maintained pavement, this route is famous for riders.

  6. Ohio State Route 124: A lesser-known route, Route 124 stretches for 97 miles between Little Hocking and Jackson. This road offers an enjoyable ride with plenty of twists and turns and scenic views of the surrounding countryside.

Remember always to ride safely and responsibly, and check the weather and road conditions before embarking on any motorcycle trip.

 

2020 Slow Start with COVID19

2020 Slow Start with COVID19

Even though our Motel like all properties is hit with COVID19 we had already planned some upgrades early on in the year so we went ahead and moved forward with the updates which include a complete change from smoking to non-smoking on two rooms so they got everything from paint, lights, new fixtures in bathrooms with new toilet, sink mirrors, lighting then in the main room new heater-air unit beds, flooring and furniture all were changed.

Additionally we changed the flooring also in 6 more rooms to a high-end laminate flooring which looks great and will wear like iron, these rooms will be great for anyone with allergies so we will call the the clean rooms.

e are sure that you will love these rooms, we have also updated many vanities and toilets in our rooms also, all of the new flooring rooms also received new bathroom doors which are 6-panel wood doors.