15 Best Pet-Friendly Cabins In Ruidoso, New Mexico - Updated 2022

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Ruidoso is a mountain resort town in New Mexico famous for its horse races, casinos, and resorts in the cool mountain air. There are also many gorgeous lakes in and near Ruidoso, which you can visit during your vacation. This village is located in the Sierra Blanca mountain range and close to Lincoln National Forest, all of which provide fabulous backdrops for outdoor recreation and alpine exploration. In the summer months, tourists flock here for the cooler climate and to indulge in golfing or horse racing. In the winter months, Ski Apache and Ruidoso Winter Park are popular destinations for fun in the snow.

With all these fun things to do, Ruidoso is a place worth visiting. To make your vacation even more exciting, you should bring your pets along. Read on for where to stay as we have rounded up the best pet-friendly cabins in Ruidoso, New Mexico.

1. Charming mountain cabin with a deck (from USD 129)

This charming mountain cabin is ideally located near downtown Ruidoso. It features a large deck with a grill and furniture where you can cook barbecues and dine while enjoying scenic views of the village.

Inside is an open-floor living area with plenty of spaces for seating and a large TV, perfect for your movie nights. There is also a fully equipped kitchen that allows you to prepare delicious meals and a cozy dining area by the window that overlooks the deck. The property allows pets for a fee of 20 USD per pet, so your furry pals can enjoy a vacation too.

Perfect Getaway To Relax!
Ruidoso, NM, US
6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

2. Lovely cabin with a hot tub (from USD 167)

Set in the historic Upper Canyon, this lovely cabin offers relaxing accommodation for six people. It has an open-plan concept with a fully equipped kitchen, a table for four, and a living area with a flat-screen TV. There are two bedrooms in the house, each with a queen-size bed, and you can also make use of the sleeper sofa for extra guests.

Outside the cabin is a spacious yard with a grill, outdoor dining, and a hot tub. You can also bring up to two dogs of any size, with a fee per dog.

**Upper Canyon Cabin with Hot Tub close to town**
17 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
it is very clean and cute
the cabin was very comfortable and clean
very clean awesome cabin made for a very good experience
this place was soooo clean too
Host:
great communication from the host lisa
Location:
nice comfortable place in great location
for the price location convenience and positive experience you won’t be sorry booking with lisa
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3. Charming cabin near several entertainment venues (from USD 147)

Located near midtown Ruidoso, A Climbing Cub features an interior that’s stylishly decorated and wonderfully furnished. With two bedrooms, this cabin can sleep a maximum of six people, which is why this is sought-after among families. You’re even allowed to bring your pets along here.

Inside this cabin, you can find a leather-upholstered sleeper couch in the living room, so you’ll be able to lean back comfortably while you’re watching something on the flat-screen television. The kitchen may be small in size, but it still has all the appliances and amenities you need to prepare delicious meals.

If you don’t like to cook, you can simply venture outside because there are many restaurants nearby. While you’re out, you might want to visit local attractions, such as Pillow’s Funtrackers, Ski Apache, Ruidoso Downs Racetrack, and Bonito Lake.

A Climbing Cub, 2 Bedroom, Wi-Fi, Pet-Friendly, Fireplace, Grill, Sleeps 6
19 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
very clean well kept cabin
the cabin was beautiful in a private setting clean and comfy great conditions for a small family
Location:
this location was amazing and so close to the lake
close to downtown ruidoso and surrounding attractions
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4. Remember the Alamo (from USD 159)

This luxurious cabin is located close to the best attractions in Ruidoso, with Inn of the Mountain Gods, a casino resort, and Ruidoso Winter Park within a mere few minutes’ drive away. However, it may be a bit tough to tear yourself away from this relaxing retreat, which features a hot tub on a huge deck surrounded by towering ponderosa pine trees. The outdoor deck has a large dining area, a gas barbecue, and ample seating. Wildlife is abundant and often wanders up to the property. The interior is furnished to a high standard and can sleep up to six people comfortably in three bedrooms. Pets and children are welcome with an additional fee for each furry friend.

Remember the Alamo, 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Pet Friendly, Fenced Yard
55 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
plenty of room with amenities like the hot tube and message chair
all the bedroom's have tv's and the front deck was sweet
Cleanliness:
the hot tub was very clean and nice
Host:
from check in to check out the staff was amazing
the office staff was very helpful we got to check in early and the property was around the corner
Location:
would definitely book this location again
the cabin was in a great location
this is a great location for a small family getaway to the mountains
but i will definitely still recommend this location to friends just hope they fix the hot tube issue
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5. Lazy Moose Lodge (from USD 174)

Lazy Moose Lodge exudes quiet country charm with its rustic furnishings and wooden accents. The living area is located on the second floor, giving guests an elevated view of the towering pine trees and allowing them to spot any wildlife that may come wandering up to the cabin, especially elks and deers who are frequent visitors. The lodge has three comfortable bedrooms that can sleep up to eight guests, and it is close to all the key attractions in the area. The fenced-in yard on the side of the cabin is a plus for furry friends to let off some steam off the leash. This accommodation is children and pet-friendly, but the host must be notified if you are bringing your furry pals as a small additional fee will apply.

Lazy Moose Lodge: 'Perfect place to spend lazy dayz!' Pet Friendly.
41 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 0
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
clean and well stocked with kitchenware
we did a lot of cleaning ourselves and made the best of the situation
the property was as described with very easy access and was extremely clean
it was very clean and comfortable and close to everything we wanted to do
Location:
very comfortable and a great location
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6. Quaint cabin with kitchenette (from USD 86)

If you’re looking for a pet-friendly cabin rental in Ruidoso that’s on the affordable side, this is the one for you.

Live the rustic lifestyle while staying in this cabin, which highlights its wooden exteriors. It comes with two small bedrooms, perfect for a young family or a couple who love to cosy up to each other. There is a small kitchenette with a full-sized refrigerator, great for storing and preparing simple meals. Restaurants, cafes, shops, and art galleries are just down the road, all within easy walking distance. While staying here, take your furry friend on a scenic walk along Ruidoso River, which is just around the corner. Conveniently, all of Ruidoso’s attractions are a quick drive away.

Tiny Two, 2 Bedrooms, Midtown, Sleeps 4
14 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

7. Cosy log cabin with WiFi (from USD 70)

This cosy log cabin is reminiscent of traditional hunters’ cabins in the American wilderness. While it may look rustic, the cabin has all the conveniences of modernity, including WIFI, a mini-fridge, a microwave, a coffee maker, and an HD smart TV. This pet-friendly cabin is perfect for couples seeking a romantic getaway. Walk to the village centre where restaurants, cafes, art galleries, and Ruidoso River Museum are located. Ruidoso’s other attractions are a short drive away, including Alto Lake, which has great hiking trails and rich wildlife, a perfect escape for nature enthusiasts and their furry friends.

Apache Village 7, Queen Bed, Midtown, Sleeps 2
11 reviews
cabin 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the heater worked great too which was great for the cold evening weather
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8. Quiet cabin with barbecue (from USD 184)

This cabin is located in the middle of Ruidoso yet offers the secluded feel of an alpine vacation as it is surrounded by serene woodland and pine trees. Interact with the friendly local wildlife such as deers, elks, and birds that roam freely around the cabin. The cabin comes with a large deck equipped with a barbecue, perfect for outdoor dining and cookouts. It is ideal for families travelling with children as it can accommodate up to eight guests in three bedrooms, one of which has bunk beds. Remember to bring your four-legged family members as they are welcome to stay for a small additional fee.

Nice Cabin in the Tall Pines - Wrap Around Deck
73 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
but the AC worked great
We enjoyed our stay by grilling eating and relaxing in the deck
The listing description was accurate for the location
Wifi was fast and plenty of channels on the satellite tv
Our cabin was a little rustic but was well equipped and everything worked perfectly
Cleanliness:
The cabin was really clean and well adorned
We loved the location the cabin is very clean and nicely decorated
The property was very clean taken care of
The cabin was so clean
Host:
He was so very helpful and friendly
The owner was great to work with
We had a welcoming committee greet us at the door
we saw many deer an Elk with massive antlers and
He called and gave us all kinds of ideas of things to do
Location:
Quiet area full of wildlife and easy to get around
Loved the locations and hospitality and everything is just minutes away
The neighborhood was quiet safe and lots of deer in the morning
Grocery store is located about 5 minutes from the cabin Great location to everything we wanted to do
it was the perfect location to ski Apache
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9. Fawn Ridge Cabin (from USD 107)

Fawn Ridge Cabin is a cosy property on private land. It is located close to town yet has a secluded feel due to its mountain surroundings. The cabin features a wrap-around deck with an outdoor dining area, perfect for barbecues. Around the back of the cabin is a brand-new hot tub hot tub where guests can enjoy a languid soak and spot some local wildlife; deers have frequently been spotted walking right up to the cabin. There is also a separate pergola further up the side of the mountain where guests can enjoy a view of Sierra Blanca. Pets are welcome to stay, however, they are not allowed on the bed or furniture.

Mountain-side Cabin, Close To Town And Skiing. Great Place To Enjoy Ruidoso!
192 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
hot tub was clean and kept at just the right temperature
hot tub itself was not clean but other than that everything was great
Location:
great location and great experience
the cabin is as advertised in size but the location is great
lovely cabin well-maintained beautiful location
the neighborhood is quiet and private perfect for wildlife viewing and walking our dogs
all around it was great i got too see some deer up close
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10. Mountain retreat with patio (from USD 182)

This secluded dog-friendly cabin in Ruidoso is decorated with New Mexican accents throughout, recalling the area’s Native American heritage. The open-plan kitchen and living area is great for socialising, while the huge connected patio is perfect for soaking in the fresh mountain air and enjoying barbecues. This pet-friendly house comes with three bedrooms and can fit up to eight guests. Families travelling with kids will love the games room that comes equipped with children’s toys. The property is surrounded by woodland forest, perfect for walking dogs and hiking. It is a quick drive to Pillow’s Funtrackers, a unique outdoor amusement park featuring different go-kart rides, bumper boats, miniature golf, and a mountain maze.

Cozy Home With Great Views, Awesome Deck and A/C
35 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the property was clean and spacious
the beds were good the place was clean and the neighbors were quiet
clean ready to go and had everything we could need and more
Host:
owner chad was quick to respond and very helpful
chad has a lovely property and is an attentive host
plenty of room for everyone (we had seven adults) and pet friendly
Location:
in a great and quiet location
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11. Apartment-sized cabin near a ski area (from USD 129)

Check out this one-bedroom apartment-sized cabin in a secluded and quiet area. With a spa, fireplace, soft hot water, basketball area, patio area, and many more, this cabin promises a calm and relaxing getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city. It also allows pets for a fee. With downtown and the ski area being 12 minutes away and the racetrack being 15 minutes away, you are guaranteed convenience in experiencing all Ruidoso has to offer.

700ft downstairs living quarters.Full equipped kitchen bedroom and bathroom
182 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the accommodations were very nice and immaculately clean everything was extremely comfortable and well appointed
Host:
armando was a great host
the host was very helpful and the property was very nice
the property owner armando garcia was very friendly and accommodating
stay was amazing and owners are amazing as well
garcia the owner was helpful & friendly and the stay was very nice indeed
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12. Private cabin up in the mountains (from USD 231)

A cozy mountain retreat awaits you 7,300 feet (2,225 meters) up in a quiet area north of Ruidoso in this pet-friendly, three-bedroom private cabin. With a deck showcasing a beautiful mountain view as well as amenities like a hot tub, you and your family can sit back, relax, and take in the beauty of nature. There is also a hiking trail nearby for those who enjoy walks or hiking. Also, the cabin is just 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from Cree Meadows Public Golf Course, 3.6 mi (5.7 km) from Grindstone Lake and 7.3 mi (11.7 km) from Ski Apache.

Great Sierra Blanca View,7300Ft, Large Deck,Hot Tub, Wifi, 2 Car Garage,near Ski
188 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the rooms were cozy and the outside patio was a great place to enjoy the amazing sunsets
Cleanliness:
the property was clean and nicely decorated
the house was very clean and up to date
gorgeous views clean large enough for us all and greeted by deer every morning
beautiful view very clean and lot of wildlife surrounding the property
Host:
the owners are so helpful and friendly
Location:
this is a wonderful place to stay in ruidoso
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13. Quirky cabin with hot tub

If you are looking for a unique stay in Ruidoso, this cabin is the one for you. This quirky cabin is spread over three levels and tucked into the side of the mountain, giving three different perspectives to the towering trees and mountains. It has a large kitchen and spacious living area, a deck area equipped with a barbecue, and a hot tub on one of the levels for a private soak. There are two bedrooms with en-suite baths, good for a small family or a group of four. Pets are allowed to come for a small additional fee. It is located close to town and all of Ruidoso’s attractions.

Therapeutic for the soul. Cozy treehouse with views and wildlife. Peaceful
77 reviews
cabin 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wonderful amenities including a hot tub dartboard games and fire stick tv
Cleanliness:
this property is great very clean and nice
property was clean and spacious and would recommend and stay here again
the vacation rental was very clean
the vacation rental was very clean
the vacation rental was clean
Host:
destiny rental property managers were very helpful
rating details:the property manager was adequately helpful
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
Location:
close to down town attractions
reviewer comments:loved the property as well as the location
i was happy with the location
i was happy with the location
i was very happy with the location
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14. Three-bedroom cabin with mountain views

This wooden cabin, thanks to its elevated position, will make you feel you are staying on the top of the mountain as it offers views over the treetops and the forest below. The property is spread over two floors, both of which have a large balcony for enjoying this breathtaking view. One of the balconies comes with a hot tub for an ultimate alpine soak. The cabin has a games room with a pool table and three bedrooms that can accommodate up to seven guests. Furry friends are welcomed with a small additional fee. Ruidoso’s ski slopes, racetrack, casinos, and more are all within easy driving distance.

Buena Vida, 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Pets Welcome, Pool Table, Hot Tub
46 reviews
cabin 9 Guests 3 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
secluded cabin view and comfortable living
beautiful view the kitchen living room & bottom level bathroom were very nice
great views and very roomy plenty to do and very comfortable
it would be nice if a small television was in each of the downstairs bedrooms
Host:
i do appreciate the hosts finding us other accommodations and overall we had a nice time
we found the management company to be very friendly and helpful and they made contactless check-in/check-out very easy
Location:
close to many great attractions
the location was great and we will travel to ruidoso again
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15. Casa De La Paz

One of the most luxurious pet-friendly cabins for rent in Ruidoso, Casa De La Paz stands out from the rest with its palatial design and large windows that are scattered around the living area. Located in a quiet neighbourhood in Ruidoso, the large property is drenched with natural light and richly decorated. Plus, it has tons of interior and exterior space. The hot tub on the rear deck offers sweeping views of Ruidoso’s valley. The large living area features a pool table for indoor entertainment. The surrounding mountain area is abundant with wildlife, which can be easily spotted while going on walks. Casinos, Ski Apache, and Ruidoso Downs Racetrack are all an easy drive away. This house can accommodate up to eight guests and furry friends in three bedrooms.

Casa De La Paz Med badtunna och biljardbord. Djurvänlig.
39 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 0
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the boys really enjoyed playing pool
Cleanliness:
hot tub was clean and enjoyable
other than that it was very clean
the overall experience of our stay was great cleanliness: the property was very clean for the most part
very well maintained and clean upon our arrival
property was clean and made for a good place to stay on vacation
Host:
management company was easy to deal with and very responsive
hopefully the owner will either repair or replace the non-functioning blinds in the dining living area
Location:
easy access to grocery store and downtown shops from this location
pros: excellent location and well stocked and designed house
the home has a great floor plan and is located in a very quiet and beautiful location
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Reconnect with nature in Ruidoso

Ruidoso is a perfect alpine getaway for those who need a break from city life. Just pack your bags, take your pets, and go. This year-round destination is serene, abound with friendly wildlife, and surrounded by pristine nature. Be it sun or snow, Ruidoso has something for everyone, furry friends included. Refer to this list and pick the best pet-friendly lodging in Ruidoso for you.

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