Where To Stay In Ruidoso, New Mexico - Updated 2023


Located beautifully in the exalted Sierra Blanca mountain range, Ruidoso is a small picturesque village in New Mexico, that houses several amazing spots, and is thronged by locals and international tourists throughout the year. Flanked by verdant green wilderness and blessed with the fresh mountain air, you can visit the Grindstone Lake, home to a number of recreational spots; the Ruidoso Winter Park that has some thrilling snow tubing and zip line activities; Smokey Bear Ranger District, an outdoor recreational and camping site; and the Pillow’s Funtrackers amusement park that promises unending fun with its go-karts and a mini-golf course. And when you feel worn out after a day of exploring these attractions, you might want to step back and have a restful stay at a lovely accommodation. If you are planning to visit and are wondering where to stay in Ruidoso, New Mexico to have an enjoyable and relaxing time, here are some of the best places.


1. MCM Elegante Lodge & Resorts (from USD 142)

Luxury living welcomes guests who opt to stay at this charming hotel which has been furnished with impeccable taste. This is the ideal place to visit with your friends and family and guests can even bring their pets along. The hotel boasts views of the rolling greens of the golf course which offers a tranquil setting for relaxation and has been fitted with all the modern amenities and comforts that one would need for an enjoyable stay. The property features an indoor pool, an on-site spa, and free WiFi. Each room is fitted with a cable TV, a microwave and a small refrigerator. Ruidoso Downs Racetrack is a 20-minute drive from Sierra Blanca Lodge, while Ski Apache Ski Resort is half an hour away.

MCM Elegante Lodge & Resorts

Wifi Available

Address: 107 Sierra Blanca Drive
Accommodates: 4

Parking Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km)

2. Ruidoso Mountain Inn (from USD 74)

Ease into the relaxed pace of this hotel which has been fully equipped with everything that’s needed for a truly unforgettable escape. The property has been beautifully furnished to complement the relaxed ambiance and guests are within walking distance from Billy the Kid Casino and Ruidoso Downs Racetrack. Other local hotspots located conveniently near the hotel include golf courses, hiking trails, supermarkets, and restaurants. Relax in the beauty of the stunningly landscaped courtyard where you can rejuvenate and soak in the natural beauty of the surroundings. Enjoy captivating Ruidoso Mountain views as you take a warm, relaxing dip in the hot tub located on the spacious deck.

Ruidoso Mountain Inn

Wifi Available

Address: 400 West Highway 70
Accommodates: 2

Parking Pets allowed Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Business centre Laundry Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms

3. Quality Inn & Suites - Ruidoso Hwy 70 (from USD 64)

This Ruidoso hotel is a few minutes from major attractions such as Lake Bonito, the Inn of the Mountain Gods Casino and the Spencer Theater. The family-friendly hotel caters to guests of all ages and ensures a pleasant stay throughout. Guests can enjoy many upscale amenities including free breakfast, free weekday newspapers, free high-speed WiFi, a fitness center, a picnic area, and a heated indoor pool. Each room comes with a small refrigerator, microwave, ironing facilities, and a hairdryer. For business travelers, there are a bunch of amenities such as a business center, a spacious work desk, voicemail, and copy and fax services.

Quality Inn & Suites - Ruidoso Hwy 70

Address: 307 US Highway 70 West

4. Hotel Ruidoso (from USD 83)

Flanked by the towering beauty of the pine trees and cliff views, this hotel is an ideal place to escape the humdrum of city life. Its interior has been decorated in natural tones and features wooden walls and flooring adding to the fresh ambiance. Guests are close to shopping facilities, galleries, cafes, and bars. This non-smoking hotel features a heated indoor pool, a gym and hot tub, and each room has free WiFi, cable TV with extended channels, an MP3 docking station, a refrigerator, a microwave and tea/coffee making facilities. The spacious deck offers the perfect spot to enjoy the gorgeous sunset as you relax sitting on the cozy outdoor furniture.

Hotel Ruidoso

Address: 110 Chase Street
Accommodates: 10

Parking Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Non-smoking rooms Fishing

5. Best Western Plus Ruidoso Inn (from USD 112)

Located at a short distance from Inn of the Mountain Gods Casino and Ruidoso Downs Race Track, this Ruidoso hotel offers free WiFi, complimentary breakfast, and all rooms feature a private bathroom with free toiletries, a closet, and a seating area. A hot tub and fitness center are also available for your convenience. This hotel is conveniently located near local shops, restaurants, and pubs making it the ideal place to enjoy a private and relaxing vacation. Each morning you get to wake up to the breezy mountain air and enjoy the spectacular views while having breakfast.

Best Western Plus Ruidoso Inn

Wifi Available

Address: 97 Camelot Drive
Accommodates: 10

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Non-smoking rooms Business centre Laundry


6. Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort and Casino (from USD 89)

Add a spark of excitement to your next holiday as you enjoy the peace and serenity of this vacation resort which boasts of tiny pockets of relaxation suited for guests of all ages. Relax out in the covered deck in the afternoons and watch the sky come alive in golden sunset hues painted across the skyline outlining the majestic mountains in the distance. You can also treat yourself to a relaxing soak in the indoor pool on the property besides enjoying a drink at the poolside bar, casino, and terrace. Other facilities include a restaurant, room service, a fitness center, a nightclub, an ATM, free WiFi and children’s play area. Rooms are equipped with air conditioning, satellite TV, coffee maker, bath or shower, hairdryer, and desk and are all en suite. The surrounding area is ideal for hiking, trekking, and skiing, and guests at the property can rent ski equipment and bicycles.

7. Ruidoso River Resort & Inn (from USD 133)

Still looking for the perfect resort base for your next holiday? Then don’t forget to book a stay at this enchanting resort which has a unique blend of rustic charm and modern amenities along with a welcoming ambiance. Guests can feel right at home from the moment they enter this vacation resort which is right next to Rio Ruidoso. The property is also close to a selection of stores and restaurants that are located downtown and features free WiFi, on-site parking, a seating area with a fireplace and a fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and a refrigerator. A washing machine and tumble dryer are also provided for a comfortable stay. The place features a private balcony which opens up into the serenity and tranquility of the beautifully landscaped backyard. Nature lovers will enjoy taking a leisurely stroll to the nearby river where they can marvel at the grandeur of nature.

Ruidoso River Resort Condos

Wifi Available

Address: 206 North Eagle Drive
Accommodates: 6

Parking Pets allowed Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Business centre Skiing


8. Tiara Del Sol (from USD 204)

This luxurious and comfy apartment offers guests the perfect space to enjoy the peace and tranquility of the mountainside. The elegantly furnished units come with a balcony, a well-equipped kitchen, a fireplace, a spacious seating area with a sofa, a flat-screen TV and a bathroom with a bathtub. The large balcony offers the perfect spot for you to enjoy the breathtaking sunset as you relax sitting on the cozy outdoor furniture. You can make your evenings interesting by making use of the barbecue facilities available in the garden as you enjoy the breathtaking views. You are also welcome to bring your furry friends along at this pet-friendly property. Downtown is a short drive from here and you will find a bunch of stores, restaurants, chic cafes and bars in the area.

Tiara Del Sol

Wifi Available

Address: 226 Excalibur Road
Accommodates: 8

Parking Pets allowed Golf course (within 3 km) Terrace Non-smoking rooms Fishing Laundry Skiing

9. Crown Point Owners Association, a VRI resort (from USD 136)

If you are looking for a peaceful mountain escape where you can enjoy your vacation and which you can call your home away from home, then take a look at this amazing resort perched beautifully in a quiet and serene location by the Camelot Mountain. This spacious property comes with fully furnished rooms with glass sliding doors that offer captivating views, a fireplace and heated indoor pool and a hot tub where you can unwind and relax while sipping on a glass of wine or beer. A cable TV has been perfectly mounted and internet connection is provided that will ensure that your indoor experience will be full of entertaining things to do. Other amenities include a fully stocked kitchen, a living room in each of the individually designed units, illuminated tennis courts, a basketball court, and a gym.

Crown Point Resort, by VRI Americas

Wifi Available

Address: 220 Crown Drive
Accommodates: 8

Parking Tennis court Fitness centre Terrace Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests Skiing Free parking

10. Pinecliff Village Resort (from USD 115)

With the capacity of comfortably hosting a small group, this beautiful resort in the mountains makes the perfect location to enjoy your vacation. Admire the breathtaking views from the comfort of your balcony, enjoy a good time having a barbecue or go for a warm dip in the year-round heated pool and hot tub featuring some incredible views. Additional facilities include a fireplace, a cable TV with a DVD player, a kitchen with a dining area and an oven, free WiFi, a fitness center, a children’s playground and a games room with table tennis. The place is 5 minutes’ drive from Cree Meadows public golf course and a 10-minute drive from Mescalero Lake.

Pinecliff Village Resort

Wifi Available

Address: 26060 U.S. Highway 70
Accommodates: 6

Parking Pets allowed Non-smoking rooms Fishing Laundry Skiing Family rooms Free parking

Look forward to perfect getaways in Ruidoso

Let your search for that perfect accommodation in Ruidoso, New Mexico come to an end! These hotels, resorts, and apartments let you experience a unique blend of comfort and luxury matched with a fringe of natural splendor and genial hospitality!

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