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High Country Lodge

859 North Highway 48, PO Box 137, Alto, NM 88312
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went as a family to see some of the western attractions and it was a good price clean and TV that worked. Indoor pool was great for my kids and all in all it was good not in town but still able to get around. The owner was nice and it was a good stay

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came up to Ruidoso for the softball tournaments with my family, my parents, & my 2 brothers families. Had such a wonderful time. The kids loved the pool, adults loved the Jacuzzi. Owners were awesome!!! It may not be one of the fanciest cabins but I believe it was well worth the money. Would most definitely stay here again in... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cabins were overpriced for the age of the lodge. The cabins were clean. Staff very friendly. We enjoyed our stay but could've been in much better place for $129.00 a night. Full kitchen was stocked.

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Killarney, Ireland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This place was TERRIBLE. The first cabin they put us in was dirty. Both chairs and the blinds in the living room had been chewed by a dog, didn't dare sit on the couch. The blinds in one of the bedrooms would not close, one of the rooms smelled like the aforementioned dog was still in residence. Looked like someone... More

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Love this place! We were in town for the horse races at Ruidoso Downs and could not find a place near the race track, We were lucky to get a cabin here due to a last minute cancellation. The place was a real step back in time. Real cabins with two bedrooms and kitchen and fireplace. We took a gondola... More

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Newport News
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This past weekend we stayed at the High country Lodge. It was softball tournament time and the ballpark is very close by. Our family of four including our two girls had an wonderful time and were treated very well by the Lodge staff. Even keeping the pool open an hour later until 11 PM to accomadate the teams that competed... More

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Silver City, New Mexico
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We were so excited for our stay. We booked the room for that night and the next. We got lost and didnt arrive until 1am. Got to our room and thats where it fell apart. It was disgusting!!!! The floors were so dirty that when my baby crawled on them her hands and feet turned black. The couch was old... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Our family of four made the drive from Phoenix to try skiing at Ski Apache. High Country Lodge provided a two bedroom cabin with a view of a lake. Full kitchen and the fireplace was amazing. They even provided the wood! It was the closest lodge to Ski Apache, where our two teenage sons went snow boarding. Even though there... More

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

Three adults and one 7 year old stayed there in December 2011 (the drop down selection for dates is wrong since it won't let me write a review that old). The 7 year old loved all the amenities and had a great time. But it is sorely dated. All the appliances are 20-30 years old. The beds were horribly uncomfortable.... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2012 via mobile

Stayed 2 nights for a spring break with my nephews and their parents. It was their selection at the last minute so I did not get a vote. If I had a vote, I would have not voted for this place! I am used to 5 star and place was not even a half star! It did serve its purpose... More

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Address: 859 North Highway 48, PO Box 137, Alto, NM 88312
Location: United States > New Mexico > Alto
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Each of our thirty-two cabins at the High Country Lodge are nestled deep amongst five acres of tall pine trees within walking distance to Alto Lake. Each of our cabins feature a real wood burning fireplace, two bedrooms with queen beds, a living room with a hide-a-bed couch, a fully equipped kitchen, bathroom, HD cable television, free high-speed wireless internet, central heat, air-conditioning and a large porch. Also enjoy the recreation of our indoor heated pool, hot tub, game room, and a tennis court. High Country Lodge has the closest accommodations to Ski Apache and is conveniently located near Ruidoso Downs horse racing track, casino gaming, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, golf and many more outdoor adventures. ... more   less 
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