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Ruidoso, New Mexico
Reviewed 6 May 2016

I am a regular now. They won me over with a great price, a comfortable quiet room, and they never forgot my name. Davis and Crew were always cheerful, friendly and helpful. I travel with communications gear and extras. Internet service was always available and dependable. The rooms clean and comfortable, and they always asked if I needed anything special....

Thank HarveyT
Reviewed 24 April 2016

I stayed at the Big Chili for 2 nights. The room was clean, comfortable, and surprisingly large. The staff, especially Elina, went out of their way to accommodate. I also enjoyed the garden area with pavilion and coy pond. It is evident that the staff takes pride in the colorful history of the motel. The only negative was the intermittent...

Thank Greg M
jackson, ms
Reviewed 12 April 2016

I have to tell you, in all honesty, that I normally travel with a travel trailer and stay in it at campgrounds. However, this was a last minute trip and my objective was to find hotels that offered inexpensive accomodations (trying to get as close to camp site prices as possible). In Las Cruces, I was going to spend two...

1Thank Dave C
Mesa, Arizona
Reviewed 31 March 2016

I chose this place because it had very good reviews and I actually wanted to see the largest chili. The chili did not disappoint but I was with the overall place. The service was great from the staff. I think the manager's name was Dave. He was very nice and made sure the room had fresh towels in it. The...

1Thank azpinoyinmesa
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Older motel, interesting history and the room was very clean. A great bargain for the price and I will definitely stay here again when traveling through Las Cruces. They also serve a Continental breakfast which mainly consists of cereal, bagels, and muffins. Coffee was good.

Thank Linda T
Reviewed 26 February 2016

We stayed here for one night prior to checking into our long-term rental. We chose it for its convenient location and reasonable nightly rate. The room was very nice, and the owners were friendly and helpful in arranging a taxi for us to get to the downtown New Years Eve festivities. We wouldn't hesitate to stay here again.

Thank B-and-FMpls
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 28 January 2016

The owners David and Eline are friendly and helpful, the room was clean with good-quality towels (not what you'd expect from a budget motel), and we liked the funky atmosphere celebrating peppers! Thumbs up from monkeyseemonkeytravel!

Thank cferrisaz
Reviewed 24 January 2016

And the inn itself is very clean and tidy and economically priced for the quality of the room. Hosts are very friendly and helpful. Best part is they welcome pets with only a very minimal addition to the bill.

Thank Mary M
Duncan, Arizona
Reviewed 16 January 2016

This may be an America's Best Value Inn, but that's misleading. The "Big Chile Inn" has character and aplomb that you don't find in the chain lodges. Starting with the world's largest red chile out front, the place is a warren of odd surprises and exotic touches emanating from the Pacific Rim origins of its owners. The central garden, by...

1Thank Deborah M
Galt, California
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Stayed here on a cross country solo driving trip. Weather forced me to give up and find a place to stay at 9:00 am. Desk Manager was very accommodating and let me check in that early. Spent all day and all night waiting for weather to abate. Room was clean, large, relatively comfortable and inexpensive. I would stay here again....

Thank Fred D

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about The Big Chile Inn

Address: 2160 W Picacho Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88007-2302
Region: United States > New Mexico > Las Cruces
Price Range: $87 - $107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Big Chile Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 53
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Las Cruces
#2 Business Hotel in Las Cruces
#3 Family Hotel in Las Cruces
#7 Romantic Hotel in Las Cruces
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“Rooms along the front of the motel seemed somewhat less sketchy. Around the sides and back looked like a good place to get mugged.”
 of 5 bubbles CharlesFender, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Call ahead if there's something you need. They care.”
 of 5 bubbles HarveyT, 5 May 2016 | Read review
“Walked the dog all the way around and everything looked very good.”
 of 5 bubbles Z946ULmarym, 24 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Get a room looking out over the garden, if you don't need it especially quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 277DeborahM, 16 Jan 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in the annex in the back. It was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles fredd594, 13 Jan 2016 | Read review
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