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Ruidoso New Mexico Accommodations

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The Ruidoso center point is approximately the area of Innsbrook Village Country Club and the area of Downtown Ruidoso.

A fast-growing mountain resort town in the heart of New Mexico, Ruidoso offers quick access to outdoor recreation, ski areas, and plenty of entertainment venues. Whether you want to explore Lincoln National Forest, hit the slopes at Ski Apache, or relax in this small mountain town, you'll find plenty to love about Ruidoso. More from this guide...

Ruidoso Hotels, Motels & Accommodations

Village Lodge Suites
+1-888-389-4121
1000 Mechem Dr., Ruidoso, NM 88345
  • 3-star hotel
  • 2 floors in property
From$90
Average 3.0 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
Comfort Inn Midtown Ruidoso
+1-888-675-2083
2709 Sudderth Dr., Ruidoso, NM 88345
  • 3-star Downtown property
  • Hotel has 3 floors
  • Vibe was decent
  • Check-in staff was great
Hotel Ruidoso in Ruidoso
+1-800-716-8490
110 Chase St., Ruidoso, NM 88345
  • 3-star Mountain hotel
  • 10 suites in property
From$74
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
Best Western Plus Ruidoso Inn - Ruidoso
+1-800-805-5223
97 Camelot Dr., Ruidoso, NM 88345
  • 3 star Suburban property
  • 3 floors in hotel
Motel 6 Ruidoso Nm #4100
+1-888-965-1860
412 Us Highway 70 West, Ruidoso, NEW MEXICO 88345
  • Inexpensive Resort hotel
Ruidoso Mountain Inn : 400 West Highway 70
+1-888-788-5576
400 West Highway 70, Ruidoso, NM 88345
  • Affordable Mountain property
  • Free complimentary breakfast
Super 8 : 100 Cliff Dr.
+1-888-897-9207
100 Cliff Dr., Ruidoso, NM 88345
  • 2-star Mountain property
  • Hotel has 16 rooms
  • Rooms could be cleaner
  • Not very clean
Quality Inn & Suites - Ruidoso
+1-888-311-4278
307 Us Highway 70 West, Ruidoso, NM 88345
  • 3-star Highway property
  • Free complimentary breakfast
Travelodge Ruidoso
+1-888-469-4795
159 Highway 70, Ruidoso, NM 88345
  • 2-star Highway property
  • 59 sleeping rooms in hotel
  • Desk Clerk was friendly and polite
  • Comfortable beds
Travelodge by Wyndham Ruidoso in Ruidoso
+1-888-734-9421
159 West Highway 70, Ruidoso, NM 88345
  • Cheap property
Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Ruidoso Downs
+1-888-841-5292
26141 Us Highway 70 East, Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346 ~3.15 miles east of Ruidoso
  • Two star Mountain property
  • Check in time: 3:00pm
From$139
Very Good 4.5 /5Latest Reviews CallBookMore Details
Days Inn by Wyndham Ruidoso Downs in Ruidoso Downs
+1-888-455-5160
26150 Highway 70 West, Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346 ~3.29 miles east of Ruidoso
  • Low priced Mountain hotel
  • 30 rooms in hotel
Inn of The Mountain Gods Resort & Casino : 287 Carrizo Canyon Rd.
+1-888-965-8297
287 Carrizo Canyon Rd., Mescalero, NM 88350 ~3.37 miles south of Ruidoso
  • Luxury Five Star property
Inn of The Mountain Gods Resort & Casino - Mescalero
+1-888-906-6358
287 Carrizo Canyon Rd., Mescalero, NM 88340 ~3.40 miles south of Ruidoso
  • Expensive hotel
  • Hotel has 273 rooms
Best Western Pine Springs Inn : 111 Pine Springs Dr.
+1-888-749-6785
111 Pine Springs Dr., Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346 ~4.13 miles east of Ruidoso
  • 2-star Mountain property
  • Free breakfast available
From$61
Very Good 4.0 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
La Quinta Inn & Suites Ruidoso Downs by Wyndham : 26147 Us Highway 70
+1-888-878-9982
26147 Us Highway 70, Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346 ~6.57 miles east of Ruidoso
  • 3 star Highway property
  • 3 floors in hotel
  • Nice rooms
  • Delicious food
Super 8 - Alamogordo
+1-888-389-4485
3204 North White Sands Blvd., Alamogordo, NM 88310 ~33.06 miles southwest of Ruidoso
  • Economy hotel
  • 51 rooms in hotel
  • Most guests said rooms were clean
  • Most guests said the beds were comfortable
Suburban Extended Stay Hotel - Alamogordo
+1-888-389-4121
2500 North White Sands Blvd., Alamogordo, NM 88310 ~33.55 miles southwest of Ruidoso
  • Economy Suburban property
  • Hotel has 2 floors
Days Inn by Wyndham Alamogordo
+1-888-675-2083
907 South White Sands Blvd., Alamogordo, NM 88310 ~35.96 miles southwest of Ruidoso
  • Economical property
Quality Inn : 1020 South White Sands Blvd.
+1-800-716-8490
1020 South White Sands Blvd., Alamogordo, NM 88310 ~36.05 miles southwest of Ruidoso
  • Midscale Downtown property
  • Check-in time: 11:00
  • Most guests said the bathroom was dirty
  • Bathroom could be bigger
Magnuson Hotel & Suites of Alamogordo
+1-800-805-5223
1021 South White Sands Blvd., Alamogordo, NM 88310 ~36.08 miles southwest of Ruidoso
  • Economical Mountain property
  • Comp. Breakfast
Motel 6 Alamogordo Nm #4493 in Alamogordo
+1-888-965-1860
251 Panorama Blvd., Alamogordo, NEW MEXICO 88310 ~36.19 miles southwest of Ruidoso
  • Economical hotel
From$60
Average 3.0 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details
Fairfield Inn & Suites Alamogordo - Alamogordo
+1-888-788-5576
300 Panorama Blvd., Alamogordo, NM 88310 ~36.24 miles southwest of Ruidoso
  • Midscale property
  • Free complimentary breakfast
  • 24 hour gym
  • Almost all guests thought they were poorly maintained
From$94
Very Good 4.0 /5Review Score CallBookMore Details
Hampton Inn Alamogordo
+1-888-897-9207
1295 Hamilton Rd., Alamogordo, NM 88310 ~36.33 miles southwest of Ruidoso
  • Midscale Downtown property
  • Hotel has 70 rooms
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites - Alamogordo
+1-888-311-4278
100 Kerry Ave., Alamogordo, NM 88310 ~36.40 miles southwest of Ruidoso
  • Economy hotel
  • Clean Rooms
  • Rather comfortable
From$60
Very Good 4.5 /5Reviews CallBookMore Details

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Graph of Ruidoso, NM Hotel Prices for Next 20 Days

Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all Ruidoso, NM discounts available. The chart reflects the cheapest Ruidoso hotel for each day and each star rating category.

When to Visit Ruidoso, NM

Thanks to its elevated location, the Ruidoso area experiences a subtropical highland climate with relatively moderate weather throughout the year. The area does have seasonal temperature variations, though, with warm summers and chilly winters. Visit in July, and you'll find high temperatures in the low 80s and about four inches of rain over the course of the month. In December, highs typically reach the upper 40s and a few inches of snow fall throughout the month.

Due to the chilly weather, winter tends to be the least expensive time to visit Ruidoso. If you're planning to visit during peak season in spring, book in advance for lower rates or be prepared to spend a little more for great accommodations.

While you'll be able to join in many of Ruidoso's most popular annual events during the spring, you'll also find plenty of fun-filled festivals in other seasons. In March, the Mountain Living Home & Garden Show draws attendees from all around to see the latest home decor, try gourmet foods, and watch cookware and decor demonstrations. This engaging event might even inspire you make the Ruidoso area your permanent home!

In mid-May, motorcycle enthusiasts gather in Ruidoso for the AspenCash Motorcycle Rally, which features a massive trade show and impressive competitions. Late May marks the beginning of racing season at Ruidoso Downs as well as the Two Rivers All Handcrafted Arts and Crafts Festival. Music fans won't want to miss the Wind Rider Music Festival in early June, and rodeo buffs will want to stake out the perfect spot to cheer on the Smokey Bear Stampede in early July.

Below is a chart of the current pricing seasonality of hotels and motels in Ruidoso, NM:

seasonality of hotel rates in Ruidoso

Ruidoso, NM: Prices by Star Rating Class

Below are 3 charts illustrating avg. rate trends by star rating class in Ruidoso, NM. Browse these charts to determine the most cost effective months to book a room in Ruidoso for any future trips.

Luxury Hotels in Ruidoso, NM

4 Star Average Prices: $208.62

Upgrade your stay in the Ruidoso area, and book one of the area's top-rated luxury hotels.

Situated just south of Ruidoso, the Pinecliff Village Resort offers easy access to most local attractions, though you might never want to leave the upscale property. All 58 guest rooms feature kitchens with microwaves and refrigerators, so you can enjoy meals and snacks in the comfort of your room. Watch the latest movies on your in-room DVD player, or have a blast in the game room. Make a splash in the resort's indoor pool no matter the season, or enjoy a relaxing soak in the hot tub. Rollaway beds are also available, making this resort a smart choice for families.

The MCM Elegante Lodge & Suites is located near the Links at Sierra Blanca and the area's best skiing, shopping, and dining. Reserve a deluxe guest room, a studio, or a one-bedroom suite, depending on the size of your group. You'll find that all rooms are equipped with upscale amenities like MP3 docking stations, LED TVs with digital programming, and free Wi-Fi. Business travelers can make use of the 24-hour business center, and all guests can book a tee time at the golf course. In the evening, unwind with a cocktail or a glass of wine the hotel bar.

Best Budget-Friendly Hotels in Ruidoso, NM

3 Star Average Prices: $126.34

Ruidoso offers several affordable hotels ideal for budget-minded travelers. Take a closer look at some of the best options in town.

Located near the Ruidoso Downs Racetrack and the Hubbard Museum of the American West, the Nob Hill Lodge offers quick access to the top attractions in Ruidoso. Save by booking standard double, queen, or king rooms, which include features like private balconies and flat-screen TVs with cable programming. Grab a complimentary cup of coffee in the lobby area, and add to your savings with free parking during your stay.

Located just minutes from the Ruidoso Downs Racetrack, the Travelodge Ruidoso is a short drive from the Cree Meadows Public Golf Course and other area attractions. All guest rooms include essentials like free Wi-Fi, workspaces, and coffee makers. If you're traveling with young kids, don't hesitate to request a crib for no additional charge. Wake up to a complimentary continental breakfast, and take the whole family to the outdoor pool to cool down. Pets are welcome in most guest rooms for a fee of $10 per pet per night.

When you stay at the Super 8 Ruidoso, you'll save big by booking a standard queen room. King rooms cost just a little more per night, and rooms with stunning views of the mountains are available in a higher price category. No matter which room type you choose, you can look forward to essential amenities like microwaves, flat-screen TVs with cable programming, workspaces, and coffee makers. In the morning, begin your day with the hotel's complimentary Super Start breakfast.

Perched on the south side of town, the Ruidoso Mountain Inn is convenient to both downtown Ruidoso and the center of Ruidoso Downs. Guests rave about the comfortable and quiet rooms, which feature mini fridges, microwaves, and free Wi-Fi. Wake up with a quiet cup of coffee in your room, or fuel up at the hotel's complimentary breakfast buffet. This budget-friendly hotel welcomes pets for a fee of $10 per pet for each night of your stay.

3 Star Hotel Prices in Ruidoso

2 Star Average Prices: $96.54

2 Star Hotel Prices in Ruidoso

Best Hotel Discounts in Ruidoso, NM

Make your trip to Ruidoso even more affordable by applying hotel discounts to your stay. AAA members and AARP members get discounts at the Comfort Inn - Midtown and the Best Western Plus Ruidoso Inn. Government employees and members of the military get low rates at the Travelodge Ruidoso and the Super 8 Ruidoso.

Best Value Options in Ruidoso, NM

Get the ideal balance between price and amenities at Ruidoso's best mid-range hotels.

For a convenient location in the heart of Ruidoso, plan your stay at the Comfort Inn - Midtown. Guests rave about the hotel's location, which is within walking distance of shopping and dining, as well as the clean and comfortable rooms and the wide variety of options at the complimentary breakfast buffet. Guest rooms at the Comfort Inn include essentials like free Wi-Fi, workspaces, and mini fridges, and the hotel also offers a family-friendly indoor pool and spa tub. You can even store your skis right on site and cozy up by the lobby fireplace during a winter visit.

When you stay at the Swiss Chalet Inn, you'll have quick access to Ruidoso's downhill skiing areas. This inn is also just minutes from downtown Ruidoso and Alto. Enjoy the views from your guest room, which includes free Wi-Fi and a coffee maker, or head out and explore this scenic area. Don't forget to help yourself to a free cup of coffee or tea in the common area before hitting the slopes in the morning. Use the inn's laundry facilities to keep your ski gear fresh.

For quiet accommodations in suburban Ruidoso, set your sights on the Best Western Plus Ruidoso Inn. Whether you choose a standard room or a suite, you'll get amenities like a pillow-top bed, a mini fridge, a flat-screen TV, and complimentary wireless internet access. Chill out beside the indoor pool, soak in the spa tub, or book local tours with the assistance of the front desk staff. If you're traveling for work, use the business center or book the hotel's available meeting rooms. This Best Western Plus also offers a free breakfast buffet with both hot and cold items.

Just minutes from the center of Ruidoso, La Quinta Inn & Suites Ruidoso Downs is situated near the Ruidoso Downs Racetrack and the area's best golf courses. Reserve your choice of 63 guest rooms, which all come equipped with free Wi-Fi access, flat-screen TVs, and plush pillow-top beds. Explore the beautiful Ruidoso area, or stay inside and go for a swim in the indoor pool. With a business center, meeting rooms, and express check-in services, this La Quinta location is also ideal for business travelers.

Can’t-Miss Attractions in Ruidoso, NM

Get to know Ruidoso's diverse arts scene at the Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts, a stunning venue that hosts local musicians and dancers as well as international touring performers. Nearby, Ruidoso Downs Race Track and Billy the Kid Casino is the place to catch the area's best horse racing and try your luck at over 300 slot machines.

In any season, Ski Apache offers the area's best outdoor adventures. In the winter, you'll find unparalleled skiing, and when the weather warms up, the mountain biking is unmatched. In the summer and fall, visitors can even join Moonlight Zip Tours to see a whole new side of the majestic mountains.

Adjacent to Ruidoso, Lincoln National Forest boasts some of New Mexico's best hiking. Make your way to the Trestle Recreation Area for some of the most popular hiking trails, or go horseback riding or off-highway vehicle (OHV) riding on marked trails. In the winter, you can even go skiing, sledding, snowboarding, or snowshoeing in the forest.

From the ski slopes to the forests, Ruidoso has plenty to offer all types of travelers. Don't wait another minute to start planning your getaway.

FAQs about hotels in Ruidoso

What are the top rated hotels in Ruidoso?

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Ruidoso Downs, La Quinta Inn & Suites Ruidoso Downs by Wyndham and Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites are the best rated hotels based on customer reviews in the last 365 days.

What are the most luxurious hotels in Ruidoso?

Inn of The Mountain Gods Resort & Casino, Inn of The Mountain Gods Resort & Casino and Village Lodge Suites are the top 3 luxury hotels near Ruidoso city center.

What hotels are closest to the city center of Ruidoso?

Village Lodge Suites, Comfort Inn Midtown Ruidoso, and Hotel Ruidoso are the properties closest to Ruidoso city center.

How much does a cheap hotel in Ruidoso cost per night?

In the last year, a 2 star hotel in Ruidoso can be as cheap as $96.54 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a 3 star hotel in Ruidoso cost per night?

In the last year, the average 3 star hotel in Ruidoso has been $126.34 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

How much does a luxury hotel in Ruidoso cost?

In the last year, the average 4 star hotel in Ruidoso has been $208.62 per night. (based on HotelPlanner prices)

What are the best independent hotels in Ruidoso?

Hotel Ruidoso, Magnuson Hotel & Suites of Alamogordo and Ruidoso Mountain Inn are the best rated independent hotels (not part of a big brand).

What are the most popular Choice Hotels branded hotels in Ruidoso?

Comfort Inn Midtown Ruidoso, Quality Inn & Suites and Suburban Extended Stay Hotel are the best rated Choice Hotels branded hotels (based on HotelPlanner reviews score).

What are the best Best Western hotels in Ruidoso?

Best Western Plus Ruidoso Inn and Best Western Pine Springs Inn are the best rated Best Western branded hotels (based on user reviews score).

Verified reviews of the city: Ruidoso, NM

Below are reviews of the city of Ruidoso, NM from an actual visitor's perspective.

"Lovely Area to Visit"
Score 4.0 / 5

We live 45 miles from Ruidoso and know the town well. We had many recommendations for the group. Restaurants, Casinos the fun we had at Sacred Grounds. Galleries.

John D., from 27-Jun-2016
"Great City"
Score 5.0 / 5

I liked the city and everyone was friendly and good food in the restaurants.

William J M., from 27-Sep-2015
The average traveler rating of the city of Ruidoso, NM shown above is 4.5 out of 5 based on 2 reviews
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