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Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo

2.5 of 5 1021 S. White Sands Blvd., Alamogordo, NM 88310 (Formerly Desert Aire Hotel)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Milton, Florida, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were checked in by Brittany who could not have been more helpful. Her knowledge of the hotel and the area was very helpful. The rooms were excellent and very clean. Unfortunately when my sister checked into her room she found out that the bed was too high, Being 82 years old and only 5'3 she could not climb into... More

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desertaireinc, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review

Brittany is the best of the best here in Alamogordo and I'm glad to hear that she was helpful and understanding in your situation. We appreciate you taking time to give us your valuable feedback as we use this information to continually improve the hotel for future guests. Please be careful on your travels and let us know if we... More

Kansas City, Missouri
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My stay at this location was nothing short of amazing! I stayed for 7 weeks as I was working in Alamogordo. I stayed in a kitchenette suite and also a mini suite, both were spotlessly clean. I was working the night shift, the staff was very concerned that the accomodations allowed for comfortable sleeping arrangements, it was always very quiet.... More

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desertaireinc, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review

Sincere appreciation for the motivating comments you left for our staff. I will make sure each and every one of the staff that you mentioned reads your comments! I am so glad to hear that your stay was a great one. We take great pride in our staff and facility and try to make sure each and every guest has... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

I was here on a travel nurse assignment for 8 weeks, and the hospitality of the staff was outstanding! Special thanks to John and Kim for making this my true home away from home! All of the staff bends over backward to make sure their guests are comfortable, I highly recommend this hotel! Gayle P.

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desertaireinc, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review

So nice to hear from you and thank you for taking time to let us know how your stay was!!!! We sincerely appreciate the nice comments and I will make sure that everyone here reads your message. Please call us if you ever come into Alamogordo again and we will make sure that your stay is as good or better... More

Bonney Lake, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

This hotel has recently changed management. They were just replacing the sign as we were leaving, which made it a little difficult to find, but should be ok now. It appears they are gradually updating the rooms. Some work still needed, but clean and convenient. Staff is very helpful and friendly. Non-heated pool, no spa. Breakfast is all the usual... More

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desertaireinc, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review

The new sign is up and running now!!! (sorry for that) Thank you very much for taking time out of your day to leave your kind feedback. We ARE still working on renovations at the hotel and trying to improve daily. In regards to the breakfast, what we are offering is a combination of the most popular items that our... More

Arlington, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I had reservations for a downstairs mini-suite guaranteed with a credit card. I was assured my room would be downstairs with parking right out front I had to change my reservation before arrival, and I requested an extra day. I was told there would be no problem and that I would receive the room I had requested at the original... More

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desertaireinc, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review

First and foremost, please accept our sincere apologies for the inconvenience you encountered during your recent stay. I was very disappointed to hear that you were not completely satisfied with your stay as we always strive to make each and every guest comfortable. No excuses from our end as to what may have happened with your reservation, however, we have... More

Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Thank you Magnuson for a great stay. Having had my own cleaning business, I am very picky when it comes to hotel rooms and cleanliness. I have to say the room I was in was very clean, comfy bed, reasonably priced and staff was great!

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desertaireinc, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review

So nice to hear that you had a pleasant stay. We take great pride in our staff and our housekeeping is absolutely awesome! Thank you for taking time out of your day to let us know how we are doing. You know where we are - so make sure to call us next time you come into Alamogordo! More

new york, new york
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Located at south end of town to zip easily to White Sands. Average motel but not shabby, with spacious room and good beds. Small outdoor pool, but nice, which my friend and I wanted to use but was being cleaned as we arrived (bad timing for us). Brittany at desk is great....helpful, pleasant and knowledgeable.....she recommended two places to eat... More

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desertaireinc, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review

I hope you were able to visit Carlsbad Caverns on your New Mexico trip as well! White Sands is really a must see and is why 490,000 people visited in 2013. Our sincere gratitude for taking time out of your day to give us your valuable feedback. Please call us next time you visit Alamogordo and have a safe trip... More

Shreveport
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We had a huge mix up on some reservations in another city so we headed over to Alamogordo to find a room. I found this place on trip adviser and we went straight there. John, the man at the desk, was so nice. We were in a room before I could spell Alamogordo! Thanks for saving our vacation!!!

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desertaireinc, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review

Glad that we were able to make your trip a little more pleasant!! Thank you for the nice comments. I will make sure that John gets your message and please let us know if you need anything else. Of course thank you for taking time to let us know how we are doing. Call us next time you're in town... More

Arlington, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Wow, this is a great Motel. It's been bought out by another company (Mundson I beleive). Anyway, the Motel has had a complete restoration and the rooms are really nice, quiet and comfy. Me and my motorcycle buddy were in Ruidoso and trying to find a place to say for the night and got on the phone and were having... More

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desertaireinc, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review

Glad you had a great stay with us! Your extremely uplifting comments are very much appreciated. Our entire staff continues to make us proud and is here to help you with anything you may need during your stay. I will make sure that John gets your message and don't forget to call us when you come in next year! We'll... More

Chicago
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42 reviews 42 reviews
9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I had a snafu with the Best Western website when booking this hotel -- it showed up as a Best Western property, let me book it, and then automatically confirmed me in a hotel 50 minutes away because this property is no longer managed by Best Western. When I realized my mistake (e.g., when I tried to check in), I... More

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desertaireinc, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review

We are glad to hear that you ended up having a pleasant stay here at the Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo! We take great pride in our staff here and rest assured, we will make sure your next stay is as good or better. I will pass on the nice comments to our staff and of course Brittany! (She is... More

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Address: 1021 S. White Sands Blvd., Alamogordo, NM 88310 (Formerly Desert Aire Hotel)
Location: United States > New Mexico > Alamogordo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo 2.5*
Number of rooms: 92
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Best Western Alamogordo
Alamogordo Best Western

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