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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing fancy but clean and affordable We were just passing through so met our needs. Off season for much outdoor use of the lake and picnic spaces. Restaurant was adequate and enjoyed an alcoholic beverage

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EB_RV_Resort_Manager, Public Relations Manager at Elephant Butte Inn, responded to this review

Hi Betty, Happy New Year to you and your family. Thank you so much for taking time to write this kind review. We will share your review with our staff! We hope to see you again!

Hilliard, Ohio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice clean rooms. Recently updated with high end fixtures and textiles . Would stay here again. Desk staff was very helpful and friendly . Some rooms are connected which is nice with teenaged kids. Has a bar and restaurant inside with a spa. Decent view of lake.

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Ivory Tusk R, Public Relations Manager at Elephant Butte Inn, responded to this review

Happy New Year, Steve, We are thrilled that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for taking time to write this review. We hope you will visit with us again, soon!

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Still a great place to stay. Room was clean and comfy, beds are comfortable, flat screen TV in the room with great channels, coffee maker. The tavern on-site is a great place to grab a drink and relax. They have breakfast in the mornings that is good. What is also great is that this Inn is only 1/2 miles from...

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EB_RV_Resort_Manager, Public Relations Manager at Elephant Butte Inn, responded to this review

Hi kcbruder, Welcome back!! We truly appreciate your return visit and thank you for taking time to write this kind review. Merry Christmas to you and your family!

Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

All you can eat fish night on fridays. This place has the best fish. The bartenders are very nice. And the place is clean. If your ever near elephant butte nm. Stop by its a motel also. Its 5 minutes to the lake. Truly enjoyed ourselves. Will be back.

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EB_RV_Resort_Manager, Public Relations Manager at Elephant Butte Inn, responded to this review

Hi Susan, We are delighted that you enjoyed Fish night at the Inn. Thanks for the kind words which we will share with our staff. Merry Christmas to you and your family.

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Loud, very noisy air conditioning units, lots of smokers, lots of folks with no manners standing outside your unit talking about nothing loudly, horrible food in the restaurant/ bar and mostly lousy beds, in this scenic spot in an out of the way place. Very overpriced motel.

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EB_RV_Resort_Manager, Owner at Elephant Butte Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guests, please accept our sincerest apology for the situation that occurred during your recent stay at our hotel. Our goal is to offer our guests the finest friendly service and accommodations, along with our food service in the Ivory Tusk Tavern & Restaurant. When our guests are not satisfied, we take that to heart and do our very best...

Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We were here off-season, so I'm sure that had a big effect, but this place is really relaxing and special. We spent hours watching the rabbits' nightly "hop-in", when about 5 dozen cottontails and jack rabbits arrive in the space of about an hour to feast on the green-grass-rabbit-buffet. Great view out over the lake. Very nice staff, and be...

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EB_RV_Resort_Manager, Public Relations Manager at Elephant Butte Inn, responded to this review

Hi TheGrinchesDogMaxx! We truly appreciate that you took time to write this review. The bunnies and quail are very abundant in our little city and they are very special to all of us. We are so happy they made you smile! Happy Holidays to you and your family.

Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Went to the Butte for some fishing and didn't want to camp out at the lake. Great room and on Sunday they had s breakfast brunch buffet that was discounted for hotel guests. They had red and grn enchiladas, pancakes, biscuits n gravy, fresh fruit and a chef making all kinds of omelets! Hotel had a nice pool and our...

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EB_RV_Resort_Manager, Public Relations Manager at Elephant Butte Inn, responded to this review

Hi Noemi, We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay at the Inn. We appreciate that you took the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. We will share your kind words with our staff...Thank you so very much.

Las Cruces, New Mexico
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We enjoyed the laid-back old style motel. Bunnies, jack-rabbits, quail galore and beautiful back lawn with desert/lake view. Clean and maintained. Bathroom converted to ADA regulations is serviceable. The restaurant/bar is the selling point for us. Everything we have had deliciously prepared. Waitstaff works as a team....all friendly and knowledgeable of their menu and the resort area.

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EB_RV_Resort_Manager, Public Relations Manager at Elephant Butte Inn, responded to this review

Hi MSTraveler, The wildlife in our area is a highlight of everyone's day in the community...we are glad you enjoyed it as well! We will share your review with our staff, whom we are very proud of. Thank you for taking the time to write this review of our business.

Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We were on a mini honeymoon and just showed up without making a reservation and we showed up before check-in time and the staff got us a room and let us check-in before the check-in time. Very nice staff. The rooms were very clean and roomy. Close by Elephant Butte lake and dining. Will definitely stay there again in the...

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Ivory Tusk R, Public Relations Manager at Elephant Butte Inn, responded to this review

Hi John, Thank you so very much for taking time to post this kind review of our Inn. We are so happy to have been a part of your mini honeymoon and we look forward to seeing you again!!

Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 19 June 2016

I did not stay at this property, I intended to stay here on July 9th and 10th and mistakenly booked the trip for June 9th and 10th. In June I received an email stating that I never showed and was being charged for one night. I asked for a credit to be applied to my July trip because it was...

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Ivory Tusk R, Guest Relations Manager at Elephant Butte Inn, responded to this review

We are sincerely sorry in regards to the situation that brought about your review comments. We would like to do our best to explain the reason behind our decision. Ours is a small 45­room independently owned and operated hotel. We do our very best to work with our customers and guests to meet their needs and unexpected situations. For this...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Elephant Butte Inn and Spa has an ideal location with ever-changing views of the lake and surrounding desert. Our exotically designed lobby and common areas are reflected in each stylish and comfortable guest room. We offer AAA, AARP, and have government, military and corporate rates. After a busy day, relax in our outdoor heated swimming pool (seasonal). You can hike to nearby Elephant Butte Lake--the largest lake in New Mexico--enjoying nature trails leading to the State Park. Elephant Butte Inn is the perfect choice for group events. Experience authentic New Mexico cuisine, steak and seafood in our Ivory Tusk Tavern and Restaurant. Take time for yourself at the Ivory Spa and Salon. Indulge in a variety of treatments from our spa, including massages, body polishes, skin treatments, and pedicures. The Salon specializes in haircuts, styling, and hair color treatments. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Elephant Butte Inn

Address: 401 Hwy 195, PO Box 996, Elephant Butte, NM 87935 (Formerly Quality Inn)
Region: United States > New Mexico > Sierra County > Elephant Butte
Price Range: $136 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Elephant Butte Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 48
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“The motel allows smokers to stand right next to your nonsmoking units, so nonsmoking representations are worthless.”
 of 5 bubbles TravelPlenty5, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We liked facing east, toward the big green lawn and Elephant Butte Lake.”
 of 5 bubbles TheGrinchesDogMaxx, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a room on the side the lake is on - beautiful view.”
 of 5 bubbles Q4114QCjohns, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Choose the rooms with the lake views. They are worth it!”
 of 5 bubbles lisal902016, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“Lake side room very quite and very nice rooms great bed”
 of 5 bubbles 268DavidR, 19 Feb 2016 | Read review
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