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La Quinta Inn & Suites Ruidoso Downs
Ranked #2 of 6 Hotels in Ruidoso Downs
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Pflugerville, Texas, United States
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 22, 2013

The day shift woman at the front desk was very nice and friendly. She checked us in promptly, even though we didn't have a reservation. Good location, right off of Hwy 70. Rooms were nice, clean and quiet. Breakfast was excellent, especially the waffles! Overall, a great experience. Would definitely stay here again!

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Roseville, California
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 16, 2013

We stayed there for three nights. The front desk staff were welcoming and very friendly. It is close to everything. The rooms were great with a microwave and refrigerator in every room. They allow dogs, but never heard one bark, very quiet.

I would highly recommend this hotel when visiting Ruidoso.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled with friends
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62 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed August 16, 2013

We have been comming to Ruidoso for the past several years to escape the Texas heat. This year we chose La Quinta because of their pet friendly policy and a good rate on their 2 room suite. We could not have made a better choise for the 2 weeks in Ruidoso. The staff starting at the front desk ( William, Stephanie, Savanna, Carol, Faith ) were exceptional. They made us feel that we were at home and part of their family. Nora provided a great breakfast with all that you would expect plus waffles, eggs, sausage, and for us southerners, cream gravy. The facility was very clean. The common areas were mopped at least daily. Our suite was spotless. The maids always asked if we needed anything. The 2 rooms were most comfortable, the king bedroom was huge with a large connecting bath with Jacuzzi tub and the living room was spacious providing more than enough room for Us and our 2 dogs.

The hotel is 7 years old and needs to be refeshed, which I understand they are going to do in October. The just repainted the outside. They keep everthing perfectly maintained, with a very good full time maintenance man. The staff works as a team to ensure their guests comfort.

The only minor negative is the wifi which we found to be a bit inconsistant. And the pool water temperature which was 82, but felt a litter colder.

I would not hesitate to return to this hotel

Room Tip: The hotel is on a major highway, try for a room on the backside with great views of the mountains.
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Tucson, Arizona
Level 4 Contributor
45 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed August 7, 2013

It was clean and the staff was super friendly but the place has some defferred maintainence. The furniture is starting to frey around the edges, some of the moulding was missing and the hall carpet should probably be replaced. That said, I've noticed that this is more and more common as I travel. Middle class establishments are really being hurt by this extended economic nightmare so I'm willing to ignore some defects that I wouldn't have when things were better. As I said, it was clean and, to their credit, they seem to be working on bringing it up to par. A new exterior paint job is in the works aas I write this. Bottom line, if you are bringing your pets, this is it and it seems like they are really making an effort to bring it up to the standard they had when it was new.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Texas
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114 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed July 25, 2013

The entire stay was pleasant. The most memorable part, however, was breakfast. Not really the breakfast itself, although it was a generous complimentary buffet with all items conveniently arranged, and well-stocked, but this property's secret weapon is Norma. Norma served all with a smile, and a helping hand to any in need - young, old, and in between. Just one example we observed was her kindness while preparing a waffle for an elderly gentleman when he was unable to do it himself. She definitely sets the bar high by working hard, working smart, and being kind.

Room Tip: Choose a hillside room.
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
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Property: La Quinta Inn & Suites Ruidoso Downs
Address: 26147 US Highway 70, Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346-9151
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Location: United States > New Mexico > Ruidoso Downs
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #2 of 6 Hotels in Ruidoso Downs
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — La Quinta Inn & Suites Ruidoso Downs 2.5*
Number of rooms: 63
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