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Elephant Butte Inn

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401 Hwy 195, PO Box 996, Elephant Butte, NM 87935 (Formerly Quality Inn)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Riviera, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

beautiful rooms with a view that are pet friendly nice restaurant and bar rooms have a nice outside patio where you can sip your drinks and overlook the beautiful mountains and the reservoir lush landscape in the middle of the desert with plenty of wildlife to view

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Ivory Tusk R, Public Relations Manager at Elephant Butte Inn, responded to this review

Hi MGM10, We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay at the INN. We truly appreciate your review of our property. You mentioned the "wildlife to view"...this is a very special time of the year in Elephant Butte. All of the quail, bunnies, deer are all showing up before pairing off and it's just a beautiful time in the... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The Inn is an upgraded motel venue. The room is very well appointed and had all the amenities you would expect in a large city hotel. The room was equivalent to staying at a Hilton, Hyatt, et al. The staff is very friendly and attentive to your needs. We did not have an opportunity to try the restaurant for an... More 

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Ivory Tusk R, Public Relations Manager at Elephant Butte Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing our property. We will share your kind words with our staff. Our employees work hard to make our guests feel special. We are so happy you had a wonderful experience and look forward to serving you again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Great place. great people.good food.lots of fun places to see.great place to stay. Food prices were fair priced .every thing we had there was fast and good Never had new Mexico food before this trip being from mn. The green Chile sauce was not hot but flavor full

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Ivory Tusk R, Public Relations Manager at Elephant Butte Inn, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Pedersen, Thank you so much for the kind review. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you again in the future. We will definitely share your review with our staff! More 

Los Lunas, New Mexico
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I highly recommend the Elephant Butte Inn we could only stay one night but very happy to have stayed here! Reception and lounge staff friendly, professional and very helpful. Good food in the Tavern! Great place to stay while on vacation or stop in on trip from ABQ to ELP, quiet and friendly you'll be treated right!

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Ivory Tusk R, Public Relations Manager at Elephant Butte Inn, responded to this review

Hi Pete, Thank you for reviewing our hotel and tavern. We are so happy you were pleased with your experience at the Inn. We look forward to your return, hoping you can stay longer next time. Again, thank you for the kind words. More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

A small group of friends, approximately 10 people, decided to get away for the weekend and selected the Inn. The rooms were nice. You have your choice of a water view or a parking lot view. I chose the upgrade of the water view. Our coed group returned to the hotel lounge after dinner at the Dam and were informed... More 

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Ivory Tusk R, General Manager at Elephant Butte Inn, responded to this review

We thank you for your recent stay at the Elephant Butte Inn and are happy that you enjoyed your visit in our beautiful Lakeside rooms. We are truly sorry that your experience in our Tavern and Restaurant did not meet your expectations. Unfortunately, operating a business where alcohol is served, requires our staff to make difficult decisions sometimes in regards... More 

Nueva Gorgona, Panama
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97 reviews 97 reviews
9 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We spent two nights at the Elephant Butte Inn. It was comfortable and the room was a good size. The bed was comfortable. The room could use a deep cleaning. On the other hand, I realize this is a sports area for boating and fishing. We were fine with the room. The included continental was bagel sad if fins, nothing... More 

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Ivory Tusk R, Public Relations Manager at Elephant Butte Inn, responded to this review

Hi Suzi, Thank you for your kind words about your stay with us at the Inn. It is wonderful that you took the time to review our business; comments are always helpful so that our service to you is the best it can be. We are so glad to hear your room was comfortable. You are correct: during the spring... More 

Tubac, Arizona, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Our friends recommended this place and we are happy we took the time to find it. The Inn is somewhat dated but cozy, clean and comfortable. The food in the bar & restaurant was excellent. We played golf (awesome, beautiful course), hiked, soaked in the town's hot springs and relaxed. The Inn has a Spa so we enjoyed getting a... More 

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Ivory Tusk R, Public Relations Manager at Elephant Butte Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind review. We are glad we met your expectations and so glad you enjoyed your experience. We hope to see you again in the future. More 

Alamogordo, New Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Perfect view... Lovely amenities, clean room, comfy beds, friendly helpful staff, pet friendly, great food.... Just a must if your in the area. We had an amazing stay. We will go back for sure, very soon!

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Denver, Colorado
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We just happened along this fine hotel on a tour of the Southwest. We made a phone reservation and were surprised that it was almost full -- a good sign! Apparently the hotel has recently been remodeled. The landscaping, exterior painting, and the rooms are all fresh and appealing. I appreciated the nice modern bathrooms and good beds -- all... More 

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Tularosa, New Mexico
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76 reviews 76 reviews
24 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Online booking remains simple :) Pet friendly, including a chew toy and biscuts with the clean up the poop bag. How can it be nicer? Upstairs room was clean and comfortable, the grounds groomed and the view of the lake is good as its gonna be till the water level comes up. The proximity to T or C is nice,... More 

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