When I visit the Las Animas Area, I stay at this motel. It is clean and reasonably priced. All the rooms have been redone - completely, like down to the flooring - within the last couple of years. They do allow dogs to stay in this motel. For lunch there is a DQ right across the street and for dinner there are 2 restaurants within walking distance. For breakfast...believe it or not, go towards the west side of town to the tank and tummy! Yep, there's a tiny restaurant inside the gas station. Their food is good and the kitchen was newly renovated - clean. BTW, good pizza here too. Anyway, back to the motel, the manager and his dog are very friendly and he keeps the place quiet and safe. They have free Wi-Fi and Direct TV. There is only one other hotel in town, I promise you, you will be sorry if you don't stay at the Santa Fe!