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The Village Lodge

1000 Mechem Drive, Ruidoso, NM 88345
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The Village Lodge
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Ranked #8 of 23 Hotels in Ruidoso
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Definitely recommend this place. It was quiet, cozy, and clean. The owner was very friendly, nice, and helpful. Only downsides seemed that the lodge is far from the mountain (it was about a 45min twisty/turny drive to Ski Apache) and the floor is a little creaky (heard people walking around upstairs at 2am). Also, the wifi wasn't great (but who... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Very cozy place and reasonably priced. Close to good restaurants and the drive to the slopes wasn't very bad at all. Would come back. The place was very well kept, dishes, coffee, microwave, toaster, refrigerator all included. We didn't bring our bathing suits so couldn't utilize the hot tub but it was pretty warm while we were there anyways.

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62 hotel reviews
254 helpful votes 254 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

we stayed 3 nights and everything was good. Check in was fast,check out the office was not open but they had a drop box for the keys. We did not cook in the kitchen but did have coffee every morning and some snacks at night. Having the kitchen was good. There was a nice small living room with a fireplace.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

My family stayed here for a weekend and it was a great experience. They had double booked us at first but they gave us 2 rooms to resolve the problem. They have updated the rooms and made a big improvement. The kitchens are small but they get the job done, we fed a family of 7 with it. The staff... More 

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El Paso
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52 reviews 52 reviews
6 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We had stayed at this place a couple of times some years back, and it didn't rate very high with us. Because we couldn't get the dates we wanted in another place, we decided to give this one another try. In the intervening years, they'd done some worthwhile updates. The only problem is that few kitchens have received those updates,... More 

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plainview, tx
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21 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

we travel to Ruidoso several times a year. we saw the village lodge had very good reviews and decided to roll the dice. what a treat. beautiful grounds. quiet, even though it is right on Meacham. stayed in room 303. small living room with fireplace. small but very well equipped kitchenette and a separate king bedroom. extremely clean. would definitely... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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6 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We were a family of 7 and chose to stay in the Presidentail Condo. WOW, what a good choice! Kitchen was large, clean and beautiful, and the living area with fireplace was very large and super comfortable. Having two baths is great. The private courtyard was remarkable, roomy and well layed out, complete with a nice big grill. Probably what... More 

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Manhattan Beach, California
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108 reviews 108 reviews
34 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2010

The condo had a fool kitchen, fireplace, living room, and king bed. You can buy firewood and or log from the front desk. The staff was helpful and friendly. Condo was perfect for us after a long day skiing and going out to dinner.

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San Marcos, TX
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2009

The lodge was very nice, clean and a great value. Some of the folks staying there were a bit "iffy,", but that is the only concern that we had. We would stay there again for sure.

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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2008

We stayed at the Village Lodge for a weekend trip with our two children and our dog. We were very pleased. Not too fancy, but very clean, and it suited our needs. It had a living room with a tv and a sofabed, and a fireplace. The kitchen had a fridge, microwave, stove, and basic dishes and utensils. We found... More 

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