Right on the main drag next to all the other motels. The fancier ones with space-aged names. How would this one set itself apart? Why, by going absolutely over the top with the Spanish architecture. Tiles! Wrought-iron filigrees on the sign!
Did we mention tiles? Right. Uh - spiny plants! Ah, to hell wth it, they'll come when they find the rest of the places are full up. Only an idiot thinks he can just waltz into Anaheim during the peak Disney time and get a room
The wrought-iron survived, you'll note.