This image shows a typical second generation motel, with a single continuous building instead of separate cottages. There are a minimum of amenities beyond the room itself. It was located in Fredericksburg, Virginia.
The description states:
PAYNE’S MOTOR COURT
Located on U. S. #1 — 2 — 17 — Built in 1950.
Modern with hot water heat.
In Virginia’s most historical city,
Owned and operated by Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Payne
–This structure seems to have been demolished some time ago. This postcard, noting the original construction date, must date from the 1950s.