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Pelican Spa
San Antonio, New Mexico
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
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“Blue Room Tranquility”
Reviewed November 28, 2013

I try to work in a spa vacation at least once a year and for the money this is the best. Rooms in the main courtyard are quiet and secure. Folks forget that winter time is great for birding around the Dam and the lake. Pelican Spa allows for a pleasant retreat from hiking or other physical activities. This is a vibrant color and retro do which is a pleasant retreat from the run of the mill motel room. You never know what will pop out to serve your visual curiosity. Who would expect an old time projector in the bathroom?

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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled solo
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Reviewed November 27, 2013

From the wonderful staff. To the beautiful grounds. To the warm & healing-the-soul tubs. To my awesome room - the Persimmon Suite. I could not have been happier. Eager to return and stay in the Asian-themed rooms, over in the Red Pelican. Fun Times! Thank you Pelican Spa!

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled on business
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Las Cruces, New Mexico
2 reviews
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Reviewed November 11, 2013

My first time ever going to any hotsprings/baths type place....it was fantastic! We were lucky enough to get the Aqua Room. Very clean, smelled good, staff was super. SO relaxing and fun! A perfect weekend getaway...will go back as soon as possible :)

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
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El Paso, Texas, United States
2 reviews
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

The Pelican Spa private hot springs is our favorite destination for numerous reasons!!!! We love the all the colors and the personal private space was what we needed after our long day of hiking and mountain biking!!!! The privacy of having your very own hot spring all to yourself who could ask for more!!!! ;) The wonderful therapeutic hot springs offered us good health and happy times!!!!

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Lubbock, Texas
Level 4 Contributor
40 reviews
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Reviewed June 4, 2013

This was our second visit to the Pelican Spa and it was a wonderful stay. I've never been anywhere like it. We were the only guests for the night we stayed and we were in the Aqua room that is located inside the main building next to the office. The room was clean and decorated in a fun funky fashion and had it's own soaking tub. The staff was friendly and check in was super easy. This place will always be our choice when we are in T or C!

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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
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Detroit, Michigan
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed April 8, 2013 via mobile

The Pelican is pretty unique. There are several buildings taking up a couple blocks. Two friends and I stayed a night there in a very colorful, large clean room which included a kitchen. The decor is funky, bright and tacky. But it really works. The community room is really well done and comfortable. You can walk to anywhere in town as ToC is so small. The hot springs tubs were a nice treat and included in the price. As a side trip we headed up to Elephant Butte at night to watch the stars. Beautiful. The host was a bit brisk and abrupt; however, we enjoyed our stay.

  • Stayed April 2013
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Boulder, Colorado, United States
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Reviewed April 5, 2013

This colorful hotel was just what we needed! We stayed for a week in the Turquoise room. The first night was rough as the bed that faces the living room was not very comfortable and the light coming in from the way-over-lit-up-streets of T&C was annoying. But the rest of the time we slept in the other queen bed which was very comfortable and mu ch darker on that side of the room. This suite is sparse, but comfortable and very colorful. The place is very clean, but its in a desert, so there is desert dust throughout the town that my nose did not appreciate.

The people of the The Pelican "complex" are very kind, professional, and helpful. The courtyard, living room, kitchen and tubs were always clean and well-stocked. And the internet was strong and dependable everywhere (at The Pelican Spa - I can't speak for the other buildings).

It would be fun to rent the entire place out for special events. I love the art work everywhere and the tubs were fabulous! They are cement (not metal as one review stated) and hot but not too hot (and you can add cold water if it is too hot for your taste). And there are lots of restaurants and coffee within walking distance.

We had a great time at a great price! Thanks Pelican Spa!!

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled on business
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Property: Pelican Spa
Address: 306 S Pershing St, Truth or Consequences, NM 87901-3346
Location: United States > New Mexico > Sierra County > Truth or Consequences
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Truth or Consequences
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Pelican Spa 2.5*
Number of rooms: 27
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Pelican Spa & Hotel is a comfortable, colorful and reasonably priced hotel and spa conveniently situated in Downtown Truth or Consequences in historical buildings and within easy walking distance of restaurants,shops,local museum and art galleries. The hotel has the most reasonable rates in town and includes FREE, unlimited hot mineral water soaks for all guests in our private, indoor tub rooms in our central spa building. Each room is furnished with vintage furniture and original art and features FREE WI FI Internet, HDTV with Direct TV cable, and kitchenettes. We also have convenient meeting rooms and Asian-style outdoor courtyard environments. We specialize in hosting groups of all kinds for meetings, weddings and retreats and have special group rates. Please contact us if you would like to have your group meeting or event with us. ... more   less 
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