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Ponderosa Lodge

200 W Main St, Red River, NM 87558
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Texas, Gulf Coast
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77 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

The Ponderosa is very clean and comfortable. We enjoyed our stay. There is a bus that will pick you up at the hotel and drop at the ski lift. The hotel is within walking distance of everything in town. I would stay here again. The staff were very helpful and knowledgeable about the area.

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Thank Danichaley
Beaver, Oklahoma
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

We were originally supposed to stay at the Alpine Lodge, but due to a water line break, we ended up booking here 3 hours before we arrived. We had a 1 bedroom "suite" with kitchen, living room, and fireplace. The room was nice, other than being dated, no complaints. Our AC/Heater did not work but we were comfortable. The windows... More 

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Thank Pierson09
Dallas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I could give it a 2 given the price but considering Red River is a tourist place I'll go with the 3. I am very used to "rustic" but I thought the price was on the high side for the quality of the place. We visited July 7-9, so not ski season, and Red River did not seem that busy... More 

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Fountain Hills, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Who answers a business phone with an impatient "hello?" The rude employees here are also scamming guests with pets out of their $25 cash deposit, including me. We've been doing family reunions here for 15 years (we like the motel's layout), and while the room upgrades have been minimal, the staff's unprofessionalism has increased. I think my sunglasses were taken... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I've stayed in Red River 15+ times. I have come to expect lodge rooms or cabins that are clean but not lovely. Comfortable and basic. The Ponderosa was not comfortable, and we had MANY problems. I stayed for a family reunion so our experience included: 1- We were given keys to an occupied room (!!) and then they didn't have... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The motel is old and needs renovation. The room was clean and the beds were OK, not the best but not the worst I have had and not worth the rate they charge. They allow pets but charge extra and also require a $25.00 deposit. The girl checking me in said I would get my deposit back when I checked... More 

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Uvalde, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This wonderful hotel/lodge was the perfect choice for our honeymoon getaway! They offer a variety of room sizes, but we chose a one bedroom with kitchen, living area, and bathroom. The best part was the fireplace! The lodge provides free firewood, so we could have a fire going 24/7. The lodge is located in the heart of Red River. We... More 

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Edgewood, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

We enjoyed our weekend at the lodge. Very convenient location in the middle of town. Staff was friendly, rooms are older but nicely decorated & cute - roomy enough for 2 people, bed was comfortable, had everything we needed in the room. We were there for my birthday which was during the holidays. We booked at the last minute and... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

The staff at Ponderosa Lodge helped us pull off a fabulous 80th birthday surprise party for 20 people and three dogs. The beds were comfortable with cozy quilts. Rustic stone fireplaces and alpine furnishings were a nice touch. Great value for our large group. Excellent restaurants and shopping within walking distance. Gorgeous views of the mountains. Closer to a camping... More 

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Texas
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51 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

We've stayed at the Ponderosa the last two years but plan on staying somewhere else next year. The staff at this place is great! The hotel is just outdated and our family felt cramped in the small living area. We like to come in from skiing, cook dinner together, enjoy a fire, and play games. With 7 of us piling... More 

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