Postcards circa 1960s
Daytona Beach-Oceanside -- 2560 N Atlantic

After it opened in 1966, patrons could sit by the pool and enjoy an Atlantic Ocean view, but as demand grew the Howard Johnson's added an eight story high-rise that blocked the pool's ocean view.  After the high-rise portion of the Motor Lodge was built, the site's guest rooms jumped from 80 to 140.

1982 Florida AAA Tour Book: Inside back cover
Postcard circa 1970s

Photographs March 31, 2003
During the early 2000s the Restaurant was operating as a Shoney's--like the Daytona-Airport location. However by 2003 the Shoney Bear had left the building, and it had Oceanside Restaurant spelled out across its front windows.
Photographs October 2003: Courtesy of Phil Edwards
Along the way, the former Motor Lodge was part of a mini-hospitality empire. One of at least six Madorsky Inns, they were all apparently located in the Daytona Beach area.