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The Big Chile Inn

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2160 W Picacho Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88007-2302
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

We stayed here for one night prior to checking into our long-term rental. We chose it for its convenient location and reasonable nightly rate. The room was very nice, and the owners were friendly and helpful in arranging a taxi for us to get to the downtown New Years Eve festivities. We wouldn't hesitate to stay here again.

Thank B-and-FMpls
Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

The owners David and Eline are friendly and helpful, the room was clean with good-quality towels (not what you'd expect from a budget motel), and we liked the funky atmosphere celebrating peppers! Thumbs up from monkeyseemonkeytravel!

Thank cferrisaz
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

And the inn itself is very clean and tidy and economically priced for the quality of the room. Hosts are very friendly and helpful. Best part is they welcome pets with only a very minimal addition to the bill.

Thank Mary M
Duncan, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

This may be an America's Best Value Inn, but that's misleading. The "Big Chile Inn" has character and aplomb that you don't find in the chain lodges. Starting with the world's largest red chile out front, the place is a warren of odd surprises and exotic touches emanating from the Pacific Rim origins of its owners. The central garden, by... More 

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Galt, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

Stayed here on a cross country solo driving trip. Weather forced me to give up and find a place to stay at 9:00 am. Desk Manager was very accommodating and let me check in that early. Spent all day and all night waiting for weather to abate. Room was clean, large, relatively comfortable and inexpensive. I would stay here again.... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016

I paid a grand total of $64 for a one-night stay which included taxes. I was looking for an economical (i.e. cheap) place to stay without compromising on essential comforts. This place did not disappoint! As other reviewers have stated, the managing couple is very nice and makes you feel welcome. The place is somewhat dated, but then again this... More 

1 Thank Jim B
Chino, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

We arrived on 12/31/15 and David the owner greeted us so friendly. When we asked for any places to eat and drink he "drew us a map"(all were awesome places to eat by the way). He also congratulated us on our wedding.Such a nice guy.The next day we asked to get a non smoking room and he made no fuss... More 

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Waco, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

I made a reservation here for my daughter and her 2 sons because weather was deteriorating and they couldn't drive all the way home from the El Paso airport. The next day, all reports said I10 was still bad, so she reserved the room for another night. Since she has a 5 & 10 y/o, she didn't feel they could... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

This is not a new property, but everything was clean and in good working order. More important, the owners/hosts are wonderful, and they have lavished attention on decorating the property and providing amenities that are exceptional. Their attention and service put to shame the new, glitzy big name hotel we stayed in near Albuquerque airport (not that it was all... More 

Thank George L
Louisville, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here passing through last year and had no issues. This year when we arrived the room we were given was freezing, the heat had not been on and though they turned it on when they showed us to our room the heater never heated the room to a decent temperature. After 4 hours the room wasn't much warmer... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about The Big Chile Inn

Address: 2160 W Picacho Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88007-2302
Location: United States > New Mexico > Las Cruces
Price Range: $61 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Big Chile Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 53
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Las Cruces
#2 Business Hotel in Las Cruces
#3 Family Hotel in Las Cruces
#7 Romantic Hotel in Las Cruces
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