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55 Damsite Road, Elephant Butte, NM 87901
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#3 of 6 Specialty lodging in Elephant Butte
Created in the early part of the 20th century, the Damsite Historic District has been providing lodging and unique experiences for over a century. Guests can choose to stay in any one of our wonderful facilities. The 109 year old Hotel has 8 guest rooms plus a beautiful meeting space. The Historic Civilian Conservation Corps Lakeview Casitas are beautifully remodeled units. Most of the units have full kitchenettes including stove tops, refrigerators, microwaves, dishes and utensils. WI-FI is also available. We also have three large historic vacation rental homes There is staff available on property. The casitas are the closest lodging to Elephant Butte Lake and Spaceport America.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Coffee shop
Bicycle rental
Kids stay free
Books, DVDs, music for children
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public wifi
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Snack bar
Golf course
Water sport equipment rentals
Bowling offsite
Walking tours
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Highchairs available
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Convenience store
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
24-hour check-in
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Additional bathroom
Dining area
Coffee / tea maker
Walk-in shower
Complimentary toiletries
Interconnected rooms available
Seating area
Separate dining area
Separate living room
Wardrobe / closet
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Electric kettle
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Room types
Mountain view
Landmark view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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pinko48 wrote a review Jan 2021
Albuquerque, New Mexico1 contribution
I stayed at cabin seven for two nights this visit. I brought my girlfriend and paid for a slip in the marina so I could leave my boat in the water. This time the cabin had a convection cooker next to the microwave. Pots pans dishes cups utensils I like the cabins, the view from the front porch. This visit the shower did not work properly. I told the office after my first night but nothing was done. The water would get scalding hot and then icy cold, then the water pressure dwindled to nothing. Very frustrating trying to get a hot shower on a cold day. My girlfriend was not happy about the hard bed but I was fine. I really like the place and will go back as I have stayed in the cabins twice before. I think I was not moved to another cabin because of COVID restrictions. I was able to stream on the WiFi, cell service is poor to None. Great view, quiet and mellow place. Cabins are simple with no tv so bring a book or some cards or stream on your laptop or iPad. The nearest store is about a fifteen minute drive so bring what you need. Still not a bad drive to town. I do like this place
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Juana T wrote a review Sep 2019
5 contributions3 helpful votes
We loved the place. While we only secured an RV spot, the landscape and scenery were gorgeous. Fishing was a few steps away, plus there are trails to take in the natural beauty. The staff was also extremely helpful. We really enjoyed our stay.
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Date of stay: March 2019
Bob K wrote a review Jul 2019
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We have been staying here for years - and can’t say enough about the wonderful staff! Everyone from the kind people at the Dam Site Marina to Penny, who keeps those rooms at the Historic Lodge so clean! Thanks for a fabulous 4th of July!
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
Response from Will D, Public Relations Manager at Dam Site
Responded Jul 8, 2019
Thank you so much for your kind review. We strive to provide excellent customer service and I am glad we were able to fulfill that mission. We have made significant upgrades to the facility and we are glad you enjoyed them. We hope to see you again soon.
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ShelleyArlow wrote a review May 2019
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We "stumbled" upon this lodge. It was a fantastic place and we will definitely be returning. The lodge check in center employee Karen was wonderful. She was so incredibly nice and helpful. Her knowledge of the history of the area was so interesting and she was very willing to share with us. She provided excellent customer service and is truly an asset to the lodge owners. Thank you Karen!
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Date of stay: May 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Response from willd862, Public Relations Manager at Dam Site
Responded Jun 14, 2019
Thank you for your kind words. It was such a pleasure to have you stay with us! I hope to see you both again very soon!-Karen
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cwt wrote a review Apr 2019
Tucson, Arizona324 contributions178 helpful votes
We stopped in the Visitor Center and were welcomed immediately by a very knowledgeable and enthusiastic staff member named Will. Will is a great wealth of knowledge supported by great personal enthusiasm for the place. It is very interesting to see what the CCC and WPA did for our country back then, and how we have, unfortunately, allowed much of their work to deteriorate due to insufficient upkeep.
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Date of stay: April 2019
Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Will D, Public Relations Manager at Dam Site
Responded Jul 8, 2019
Thank you so much for your kind words, we really do enjoy sharing our facility and its history with our guests. We hope to see you again soon.
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$151 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United StatesNew MexicoSierra CountyElephant Butte
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Frequently Asked Questions about Dam Site
Which popular attractions are close to Dam Site?
Nearby attractions include Riverbend Hot Springs (4.0 miles), Geronimo Springs Museum (4.0 miles), and Dukatt ’71 (3.7 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Dam Site?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free parking, meeting rooms, and kids activities.
Which room amenities are available at Dam Site?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Dam Site?
Guests can enjoy complimentary tea, free instant coffee, and a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Dam Site?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Dam Site?
Conveniently located restaurants include Passion Pie Cafe, The Grapevine Bistro, and Latitude 33.
Are pets allowed at Dam Site?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Dam Site offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Dam Site?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Is Dam Site accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.