Kai Aloha Motel
South Gate, CA Photo by RoadsidePeek.com
If you look closely, you can see the A-frame heritage of this motel building. This motel is called the Kai Aloha Motel and is located in South Gate.
The Lanai Motel Photo by RoadsidePeek.com
Here's a roadside sign for The Lanai Motel. Note sure if this motel and sign still exist today.
Los Angeles, CA Photo courtesy Georg Balandran
The Safari Inn is not necessarily tiki but it sports a fantastic
Aku Aku Motor Inn (Remodeled)
Woodland Hills, CA Photo by RoadsidePeek.com
Check out the A-frame on this motel. Now part of the Best Western Chain,
the Aku Aku appears to still be in good shape.
Aku Aku Pool Photo courtesy Jay Villa
Here's the pool area of the Aku Aku.
UPDATE 11/07 : There was renovation work done at this hotel and it may now be a regular square building. Many thanks to Faith Farberman for update. 11-07
UPDATE 08-10 : The Aku Aku Motel is now the Best Western Woodland Hills Inn.
Woodland Hills Inn (formerly Aku Aku Motel) Photos courtesy Faith Farberman
Apparently Faith's concern that the construction on site in 2007 would make the place a box was well justified. Many thanks to Faith Farberman for update and photos. 08-10
Akua Motor Inn
Anaheim, CA Photo by RoadsidePeek.com
This motel is not quite tiki. However, the subdued A-frame of the Akua
Motor Inn displays quasi characteristics.
Kon Tiki Motel Photo courtesy Matt Bamberg
Check out this marquee for the Kon Tiki Motel, complete with palm
tree atop a unique sign motif.
Polynesian Mobile Home Park
Newhall, CA Photo courtesy Adriene Biondo
Though not necessarily a motel, the Polynesian Mobile Home Park
features a tiki depiction on its otherwise nondescript sign.
UPDATE 05/06 : The tiki sign on your site for the Polynesian Mobile Home Park in Newhall, CA is now officially gone. It was there a week or two ago but I drove by today (05-06-06) and adios amigo. The whole area appears to be under renovation, many trees are gone too and everything has that barren bulldozed look. Many thanks to Steve Banes for update. 05-06