Motel 6 Ruidoso

412 US 70 WestRuidoso88345USA
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About Motel 6 Ruidoso

Experience New Mexico’s beautiful Lincoln National Forest on a budget at Motel 6 Ruidoso. Occupying contemporary premises just off US Route 70 in the mountain resort town, it offers no frills chain lodgings with free parking and free Wi-Fi throughout.

Bright, minimalist rooms with wood-effect flooring and air-conditioning feature en suite bathrooms, cable TVs with free expanded channels, free local calls and desks. Upgrade rooms add microwaves and mini-fridges. Accessible rooms are available.

Kids can stay free and pets are accepted. Amenities include a 24-hour reception, elevator, launderette, picnic area and vending machines. There’s also a heated indoor swimming pool and hot-tub.

Morning coffee is complimentary. Eateries located within one mile include diners, cafes and fast food joints.

Smoke-free Motel 6 Ruidoso is less than ten minutes’ drive from the Inn of the Mountain Gods casino. Sierra Blanca Regional Airport is approximately ten minutes’ drive away. Ruidoso Downs horse-racing track is two miles away.


412 US 70 West, Ruidoso, NM, 88345, USA
Telephone: +1(575)6301166 | Fax: +1(575)6302266 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Computer with internet
  • Elevator
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking garage
  • Washing machine

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Desk
  • Telephone
  • Television

Wellness / Spa

  • Whirlpool / Hot tub


  • Accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby crib
  • Kids' playground

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 16:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Appealing roadside location near dining

Travelers were upbeat about this motel's location off US Route 70 in Ruidoso, New Mexico as it made a good base for exploring surrounding beauty spots like the Lincoln National Forest and Sierra Blanca mountains. Motorists said the ample free parking was

Praise for affordable rooms and shared amenities

Reviewers were pleased with the modern decor and carpet-free flooring in the rooms, which were reportedly fairly tranquil considering the proximity of the highway. Many guests said their rooms were more than satisfactorily clean and comfortable for a shor

Guests encountered good customer service

The helpful, polite and professional personnel were a credit to the property and often went the extra mile to assist guests. Animal owners welcomed the pet-friendly policy.

Negative Reviews

Maintenance and cleanliness grumbles

Critics claimed maintenance and cleanliness standards could have been improved in certain rooms to tackle issues like insufficiently cleaned bathrooms and bedroom floors, stained linens, aging mattresses and leftover trash. Musty odors and pet smells also

Drawbacks noted in some rooms

There was occasional criticism of poor quality towels as well as the lack of coffee-makers, ironing equipment and toiletries in the rooms. Some critics claimed their rooms were a bit too cramped.

Free Wi-Fi divided opinion

Although guests welcomed the gesture of free Wi-Fi at this motel, some critics were unable to make the most of the service due to occasionally weak coverage and network speeds.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 1422 reviews across the web
5.7 /10
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    7.4 /10
5.7 out of 10 based on 1422 reviews