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Motel 6 Ruidoso
2.0 of 5 Motel   |   412 US Highway 70 West, Hwy 70, Ruidoso, NM 88345   |  
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Ranked #18 of 23 hotels in Ruidoso
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12 hotel reviews
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“Would Stay Again”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

Okay, it's a Motel 6...most are being renovated. This one has not made it that far...HOWEVER, we stayed in a cottage we had rented until the 26th. We were going to stay for one or two nights here, just until we could secure another cottage...ended up staying until Dec 30th. The room we got was a double queen suite and it was cleaner than the cottage we had come from. Yes it showed wear on the sink and the hot water was tepid when everyone was using it in the morning...not fun... but for the money, we found it to be above average. Tom and Ericka at the front desk were wonderfully helpful and extremely accommodating as I was traveling with my mother and a small pet. They had a nice very large sand box area for the dogs out back..lots o of good dog smells for them and an interesting hilly area to walk the dog. We had a fridge and microwave which was very new and worked great. The daily housekeeping service was very good and all the ladies were very sweet and accommodating as well. One night we had someone above us come in around1am . We could hear them stomping around for some time and finally had to complain to Miranda at the front desk. She had no problem calling them twice to let them know they were disturbing us and it soon got quiet. Sometimes there are problems in hotels, both expensive and economy... it is the solutions that count. That's why I would stay here again as well as recommend this place to a friend or acquaintance. Other than that,
Cornerstone Bakery was right around the corner and it was awesome all 3 meals we had there. If you love to gamble you are less than 5 minutes from Billy the Kid Casino & Ruidoso Downs. Mountain of the Gods is about 15 away . Happy Travels..

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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Vienna, Austria
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43 hotel reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012

when we checked in we were the only ones there .... 2 hours later we had neighbours with loud + coughing kids on both sides .... it was not that the motel 6 was overunned on christmas eve from people ... why do the receiption never use common sense and spread people out.
we got luckily the chance to change to another floor where nobody was at all
rom was nicer and didn't smell after cigarettes as the original one
but we heard than from upstairs the coughing kids
and around 20 people (wherever they came from) decided to have a party on the parkinglot at 1.00 in the morning

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with friends
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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San Angelo, Texas
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16 hotel reviews
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

Made my reservation online - doing a volunteer rescue pupdogs transport to Colorado from TX...after weather forecast turned gloomy, had to move the transport up a couple of days - tried to cancel my reservation online to find I was past the cancellation day/time. I called the hotel to cancel - explained the situation - no problem... Delivered the pupdogs to Trinidad, CO. and drifted back down through NM and decided to go to Ruidoso after all, before heading home. I actually tried a couple of other places first, my first choice being a cabin in the Upper Canyon - they were booked ... 2nd choice being Casey's Cabins in mid-town ... cozy, rustic ... for lack of a better word ??? then ended up at the Motel 6 ... When I happened to mention my prior reservation and the change in plans, ... they remembered me ... really ... how cool is that?
Room very clean, although smallest hotel room I think I have ever been in. Just one bed, great use of space, very low price, indoor pool and hot tub ... yep, I think I would stay here again

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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ELPASO
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

Very noisy. We had to wait almost two hours to be able to take a warm shower no hot water.Beds are very uncomfortable. Ice machine did not work had to go to the second floor for ice. Terrible experience. Will never again stay here. You get for what you paid for. UGLY.

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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Lubbock, Texas, United States
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

Everything was great,save your money on the fancy and use it on entertainment!!!!The room was clean, staff was friendly and were from Texas.Pleasure to deal with,beds were clean and soft,shower was great! Great location easy to and from,very safe enviroment. would highly recommend this place.
Terry and Irene Franks
Lubbock,Texas

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Carlsbad, New Mexico
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

The walls of the pool were Brown with mildew ( you could smell the mildew upon entering the main lobby), I truely believe it would of been softer to sleep on the floors as our beds were like sleeping on a cement slab, and one of the beds were high in the middle slopeing down on the sides like sleeping on a pitched roof,again as hard as a roof as well. One of the worst places I've ever stayed at, We were on 2nd floor, could hears the dogs running around and barking,doors slamming,people running and jumping above us on 3rd floor. So bad we payed for 2 nights, Forced to stay night 1, after our family reunion on 2nd night loaded our car at 10:00 pm, and I drove 3 1/2 hours home to be able to be comfortable, just 'Eating' the cost for our 2nd night reservation.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2012

We enjoyed our stay at the Motel 6 Rudioso.
The employees were helpful and courteous.
Room was nice and very clean.
We will return to the motel on our next visit to Ruidoso.

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Motel 6 Ruidoso

Address: 412 US Highway 70 West, Hwy 70, Ruidoso, NM 88345
Location: United States > New Mexico > Ruidoso
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #18 of 23 hotels in Ruidoso
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Motel 6 Ruidoso 2*
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