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Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo

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Fort Stockton, Texas
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Magnuson is a comfortable and nice remodel of a 60's era motor inn. The room, I had the single Queen, was small but nice and the bed was very comfortable. The a/c is a window unit most often found in hotels only this one is down the hall to the bathroom and although somewhat loud was very effective. The... More 

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Thank tallhat
desertaireinc, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review

Please accept our sincere apologies for those temperamental door locks! Our maintenance department is working constantly to keep those receivers clean, but with the recent fluctuations in the weather, humidity, etc., it continues to be a challenge for the few doors that tend to swell up when the humidity rises. Not a vacuum issue, but with feedback from our guests,... More 

Roswell, New Mexico, United States
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice rooms Dog friendly. Good service from Rebecca crew chief.Breakfast was hot and tasty. Stayed four nights this year. Front desk staff excellent and the facility is a good place to stay.🇺🇸🇺🇸😍😍😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😃😃😃😃😃😃😃😃😃😃😃😃😃😃😃😃😃☑️☑️☑️☑️☑️☑️☑️☑️🎩.

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Thank Jeff J
desertaireinc, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review

Glad to hear that you had a wonderful stay with us! Your comments are greatly appreciated and serve well as a motivational tool for the staff here. Thank you very much and our hopes are that you will be here another 4 or more nights this year! It's only July! Thanks again and safe travels ahead for you and your... More 

Green Valley, Arizona
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70 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rated higher than I think it deserves. Looks good at night when I pulled in and as others have noted, has friendly desk staff. The room was very worn however, the arm rest on the chair kept coming off. Also the WIFI in this room was unusable owing I think due to its location by a stairwell that must have... More 

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Thank Del B
desertaireinc, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review

Thank you for letting us know where improvements/changes are needed immediately. Please accept our sincere apology for the many inconveniences you encountered on your stay. We will continue to work harder to make sure future guests do not have the experience you had. There are several projects taking place right now at Holloman A.F.B. here locally which call for out-of-state... More 

Austin, Texas
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18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our bathroom was not clean. It was not just old and dated it was not mopped properly. We could see hair on the floor in the bathroom and bagel crumbs in the chair at the desk. Not clean. The location was nice and it was easy to move luggage from car to room due to available parking. AC was good... More 

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Thank David H
desertaireinc, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review

Thank you for the time you took out of your trip to let us know how your recent stay was with us while you were visiting Alamogordo. These bathroom issues are haunting us right now and are being addressed as we speak. There are no excuses on our end and rest assured, are going to get fixed immediately. My hope... More 

Fritztown
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51 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room had an odor of old, wet stinky towels, the room was straightened but not clean, the bathroom was dirty with trash, hair and dirt everywhere. They only vacuum the room and change the sheets every 4 days. They do not refresh the towels unless they are piled by the door and then they only give you two even... More 

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Thank Ginger B
desertaireinc, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review

Thank you for your valuable input regarding your recent stay. We take all of your feedback to heart and will work harder in the future to make sure none of our guests experience the inconveniences you encountered. We would like to express our sincere apologies to you and hope that you will give us another chance to show you that... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Affordable and clean, not your usual local motel. Nice pool and excellent customer service. Kept up nice both in door and outdoor. Room was hot when arrived, they keep the AC off but it is a way to save you money. Will definitely stay again if visiting Alamogordo.

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Thank Buchebaby
desertaireinc, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review

Thank you for the very uplifting comments! I will make sure the staff reads your response, as it motivates the entire team. Please call us next time you are in Alamogordo and safe travels ahead! More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was nice and very clean. the in-room spa was a nice addition. The property is in need of a little upgrading and the breakfast was sub-par, mostly frozen food and powdered eggs. We would probably stay here again.

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Thank Richard M
desertaireinc, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review

We would like to extend our sincere appreciation for the feedback you gave us regarding your recent stay with us in Alamogordo. We are continuously working on improving the facility while at the same time doing our best to keep the rates competitive. Glad to hear that your stay was satisfactory and we hope to see you in the future!... More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After I checked in, when I got to my room, the door was wide open (keep in mind all the rooms open to the outside, not to an inner hallway, so anyone off the street could have just walked in there and done "whatever"). I called the front desk and they said, "Oh, the maid probably left the door open.... More 

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desertaireinc, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time out of your trip to give us your valuable feedback. We take all responses very seriously and recently held a staff meeting to rectify each and every one of these issues. We hope that you will give us a second chance in the future to show you the results of the implementation of recently changed... More 

Houston, Texas
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The people in the office were incredibly friendly and accommodating. The location was pretty good, but since everything in Alamogordo seems to be on the same road it doesn’t seem like there is a bad location. It took about 15 minutes to get to White Sands from the motel. My one big complaint about this place was how dirty the... More 

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Thank hflynn4505
desertaireinc, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time out of your trip to give let us know how your stay went. Our sincere apologies for the bathroom issues you mentioned. A staff meeting has taken place and these problematic areas will be addressed immediately. No excuses on our end for the inconvenience you experienced during your stay. New procedures are being implemented at... More 

Navarre, Florida
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192 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Price is was not bad, service at front desk was good, room was nice bathroom not so much. Tiles around tub not sealed and dip down when standing in it, bunch of long hair in the tub ( not mine! ), ac did a descent job for where it was put ( tucked in back behind part of wall). Breakfast... More 

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desertaireinc, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review

Thank you Bryan for getting on Trip Advisor to let us know how your stay went. While we realize that our guests have much more exciting activities on their agendas, your feedback is sometimes the only way we learn of rectifiable issues or concerns. Sincere appreciation for the time you took out of your trip. We will address the issues... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay at this dog-friendly Alamogordo, New Mexico hotel located at the crossroads of Highways 82, 70, and 54 near Holloman Air Force Base, White Sands Missile Base and New Mexico State University in Alamogordo. Guests staying at this Alamogordo hotel will be conveniently near the New Mexico Museum of Space History, White Sands National Monument and the Holloman Air Force Base. This New Mexico hotel is also near the White Sands Missile Base. The Magnuson Hotel & Suites proudly features 92 well-appointed guest rooms and suites, each equipped with cable satellite television and wireless high-speed internet access. Guests can begin the day with a complimentary hot breakfast before taking a dip in the seasonal outdoor heated swimming pool or working out in the fitness center. This Alamogordo hotel is ideal for guests visiting family and friends at nearby New Mexico State University in Alamogordo. Dogs are welcome with a small fee. Guests staying at the Magnuson Hotel & Suites Alamogordo will be minutes away from a variety of local events including the White Sands Balloon Invitational, Oktoberfest and the Gus Macker Basketball Tournament. This hotel also offers convenient access to skiing in the Sacramento Mountains and golfing.The Magnuson Hotel & Suites Alamogordo is proud to offer superior customer service and a convenient location in Alamogordo. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo

Address: 1021 S. White Sands Blvd., Alamogordo, NM 88310 (Formerly Desert Aire Hotel)
Location: United States > New Mexico > Alamogordo
Price Range: $61 - $74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo 2.5*
Number of rooms: 92
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Also Known As:
Best Western Alamogordo
Alamogordo Best Western
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Alamogordo
#5 Family Hotel in Alamogordo
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