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Denver
Reviewed 5 January 2016

We were not able to stay at this hotel / Inn but I wanted to write a reveiw on how helpful, Polite, and truely freindly the staff treated us when we had to cancel our reservation. They wanted to make sure we were completely satisfied with how they handled our canceling of our reservations do to weather. I wish there...

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Ivory Tusk R, Front Office Manager at Elephant Butte Inn, responded to this review

Hi marsaladenver, We truly appreciate your review. We are only sorry that, due to the weather, we did not have a chance to meet. We certainly hope to meet you in the future and wish you and your family all the best in this new year. Many thanks for your kind words.

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 14 December 2015

Stayed 1 night, the hotel lobby was very clean, the rooms were clean and updated; The room had refrigerator, Microwave, and coffee maker. Had lunch in the tavern and was pretty good food, and of course, it was clean. The staff at the front office and the tavern was friendly. The pool area was closed due to winter season, but...

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

Hi kcbruder! Thank you so much for the kind review! It is guests such as you that make us love the lodging industry. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 13 November 2015

This was a standard type of Inn. The front office staff where very nice. The room was typical two beds with lights attached to the walls. Hard time accessing wifi. Entrance from the outside. I had view of the mountains and the parking lot.

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

Thank you so much for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and found the room comfortable. We look forward to your return.

El Paso, Texas
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Its a 2 1/2 hour drive from El Paso (where we live) and it's just far enough to enjoy nature. El Paso is mountains and desert and within a short drive we are in nature with a lake and beautiful sunsets. The Inn is 15 minutes from the lake and accommodates boaters. Across the street they have an RV park...

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

Thank you for taking time to write a review of our hotel and restaurant. We are sincerely happy that you had a good visit with us and hope to see you again soon!

Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States
Reviewed 8 October 2015

I recently spent two nights at the Hotel. Wonderful up to date amenities in my comfortable room with an amazing view of the Elephant Butte Lake and distant mountains. Conference facility across the street. Plentiful parking, beautiful landscaping.

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

Dear Marlene, Thank you for the kind review. We are so thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again soon. We will share your generosity with our staff. Thank you!

Smyrna, Tennessee
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Recently stayed at Elephant Butte Inn and Spa. Wonderful facility. We had rooms that overlooked the lake for a only a few dollars extra. We had chairs and table in front of the rooms we could sit and enjoy the view and have a snack. Very friendly staff and clean rooms. Great buffet on Sunday, morning and very nice bar...

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

Hi Gayle, We are so happy you chose to stay with us at the Inn. We truly appreciate you taking the time to write this review and will proudly share it with our staff. Please come again!!

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 15 September 2015

This is a motel, so I am reviewing as a motel and not comparing to any hotel. If you want a nice place to stay with a view of the lake, this should be your choice. There are much cheaper places in town, but no lake view. The room was clean and the bed was comfortable. I liked that the...

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

We are so happy that you had a good experience in Elephant Butte! We are happy that your stay with us was pleasant and hope to see you again soon.

Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed 8 September 2015

We've made the Elephant Butte Inn our "go to" hotel when visiting Elephant Butte. While not all rooms have been "updated", the accommodations we've had over the past several years have been clean and well maintained -- making for a restful night after a day on the lake. The front desk staff is great and very helpful.

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

Thank you for your wonderful review and taking the time to share your opinions of our Inn. It is guests such as you that make our days so satisfying. We are thrilled you had a wonderful stay and we look forward to serving you again in the future.

Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 28 August 2015

We've visited the Elephant Butte area three or four times over the years and began to stay at the Elephant Butte Inn several years ago. Each stay at Elephant Butte Inn has gotten better. We stayed for a week in August and I can't say a single negative thing about the staff or accommodations. Everyone was friendly, welcoming and helpful...

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

Thank you for your wonderful review and taking the time to share your opinions of our Inn. It is guests such as you that make our days so satisfying. We are thrilled you had a wonderful stay and we look forward to serving you again in the future.

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Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

Service was great,air conditioner very noise all night long ...views are beautiful but 2nd floor stairway too steep for small children,pool was great nd not full at all.food was good but too expensive...poor towel service for pool.

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

Thank you for your review on the Elephant Butte Inn & Spa. When you return to our Inn, please let the front desk clerk know that you have small children and would prefer a floor on the first floor. This is a beautiful area; we hope you enjoyed the recreational amenities while you were here.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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: $133 - $172 (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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“Lakeside rooms on the second floor offer great views!”
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“The motel allows smokers to stand right next to your nonsmoking units, so nonsmoking representations are worthless.”
TravelPlenty5, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We liked facing east, toward the big green lawn and Elephant Butte Lake.”
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“Try to get a room on the side the lake is on - beautiful view.”
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“Choose the rooms with the lake views. They are worth it!”
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