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Shaffer Hotel and Dining Room

103 E Main, Mountainair, NM 87036
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Detroit, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Our hotel room was okay. You have to remember it is an old place. It smelled funny and the air conditioner was very loud. The people there were very nice, even giving us an impromptu tour. The bridal suite was really cool looking & I had wished we would have booked it. We went out of our way to stay... More 

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Evanston
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82 reviews 82 reviews
16 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

For some reason, this place did not work for us and we decided to continue our road trip to Santa Fe. The room was okay but claustrophobic as the windows could not be opened. The hotel and town is dry. Everyone was very courteous.

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

We stayed in a smaller room with a private bath on a trip through New Mexico earlier this month. The staff were very friendly when we arrived and very helpful. One of the staff even offered to come upstairs to show us how the air conditioner worked and they let us know when the restaurant was closing down for the... More 

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Moore, Oklahoma
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I was a little skeptical at first but after reaching our room, what a suprise. It was really nice, very clean with a newly updated bathroom. We love the decor of our room that included the original furniture. The staff is extremely friendly and we were given a tour of the hotel and told of its history. We would definitely... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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40 reviews 40 reviews
25 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Normally, this hotel would receive two stars, but given how poor Mountainair and New Mexico are, it gets three ("average") for the area. Recently opened, the accommodations are simple but perfectly adequate. Charming, lots of local culture and flair, and extremely friendly staff. The locals will tell you the hotel is haunted, but apparently they're lullaby ghosts, as I slept... More 

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Canton, Illinois
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

We really enjoyed the friendly service and atmosphere at the restaurant for our lunch. Our meal was delicious and reasonably price. It was highlighted by a grand tour of the hotel. We were surprised at the spotlessly clean and comfortable rooms. The newly renovated bathrooms were showcases of masterful and creative title talents while accenting the decor. The furnishings illustrated... More 

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Silver City, New Mexico
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

The Shaffer has been through many hands over just the past few decades. It's now back in family hands that had previously owned it... and they want to bring it back to its glory. So far they're doing a fine job. The lobby is filled with pictures articles about the builder, Clem "Pop" Shaffer. It is certainly a step back... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

We booked the Shaffer for our Chamber of Commerce meeting on December 3. Two and a half hours before the meeting was to take place, the proprietor sent an e-mail saying that they had decided to close the week before. We are sorry to lose this as an option for dining in the town, but remain extremely disappointed that they... More 

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Sharyl S, Owner at Shaffer Hotel and Dining Room, responded to this review

As of the first of March, the Shaffer Hotel and Dining Room is once again open. It is under new management and we look forward to seeing everyone here in Mountainair! More 

Ruidoso
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55 reviews 55 reviews
23 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

This place is really interesting but they need to do a better job keeping it clean. We had 6 couples on a motorcycle trip here and all of us found cleanliness to be an issue with rooms at some point or another. Our bathroom was found to have old used soap in the shower, unclean toilets not to mention no... More 

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Silver City, New Mexico
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45 reviews 45 reviews
7 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

We were in Scenic Mountainair on business and were attracted to the Shaffer Inn and Dining Room for lunch. We were thrilled to see the interior decorations. Nothing like we've seen anywhere else before. The food was good and the waitress was friendly. My husband had the chicken fried steak, and I had the lunch special of ground beef steak... More 

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Address: 103 E Main, Mountainair, NM 87036
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Location: United States > New Mexico > Mountainair
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Number of rooms: 19
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