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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 16 July 2015

the two things we loved the most about your place were the exceptionally comfortable bed and bedding and the free wifi that worked like a charm... we also noticed how well the grounds and the lovely flowers are taken car of, and the hummingbird feeders are a nice touch... we stayed only one night on our way from Las Cruces...

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WPCabins, Owner at Shadow Mountain Lodge and Cabins, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words. Come again.

Reviewed 15 July 2015

Lovely spot and very clean and well kept. We stayed in a cabin and it was worth the extra price. The managers were very attentive and you could tell they cared about their job. This location is very nice and not on the main drag.

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WPCabins, Owner at Shadow Mountain Lodge and Cabins, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us. Come again soon.

Fort Davis
Reviewed 6 July 2015

My husband and I were able to get away for a few days into the cool mountains of Ruidoso and found Shadow Mountain Lodge on Trip Advisor. Our three-day stay was lovely in this comfortable and quiet lodge. Located in the "upper canyon" it is sufficiently off the beaten path to be quiet and tree-shaded while still being easily accessible...

2Thank crhudy
WPCabins, Owner at Shadow Mountain Lodge and Cabins, responded to this review

Thanks for the wonderful review. You captured everything we strive for and our managers work hard to maintain the standard of excellence that we are known for. We apologize for the slow internet. We actually have several commercial grade routers professionally installed with enough capacity for every room to stream movies at the same time. The problem is that our...

Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

We were very pleased with our large room. Quiet with peaceful seating on porch outside our room. Lots of hummingbirds and other birds too! The staff is attentive and friendly. The kitchenette was well appointed and most welcome. We will be back!

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WPCabins, Owner at Shadow Mountain Lodge and Cabins, responded to this review

So glad that you found the SML to be enjoyable. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Thank you.

Glen Flora, Texas
Reviewed 22 June 2015

We love staying here every year. It is usually very quiet and relaxing and always clean and comfortable. However, this year there was a group of young boys visiting and playing football and in front of our room at about 8 pm. We asked them to leave and called the office, but it was quite a while before they did.

2Thank doris s
WPCabins, Owner at Shadow Mountain Lodge and Cabins, responded to this review

So glad that you loved SML. We apologize for kids making noise. There was a small wedding and the kids were staying at another lodge , but visiting their grandparents who were in one of the cabins at SML. When you called the office our manager spoke to the kids immediately, but they were slow to comply. He watched them...

Anthony, New Mexico
Reviewed 19 June 2015

This lodge actually has a pretty big room... Bed is comfortable has coffee pot, stove, oven, microwave with some pots pans and dishes... We stayed here and were very pleased... The people that take care of this property and really nice friendly and helpful...

1Thank Tyson S
WPCabins, Owner at Shadow Mountain Lodge and Cabins, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us.

El Paso, Texas
Reviewed 17 June 2015

Great place in every aspect. Very clean,and friendly staff. Woke up to a few deer by our window which was great. Decided to come here as our first getaway as a couple and it was an excellent choice. We are definitely planning on returning, and recommending it to friends and family.

3Thank Jan N
WPCabins, Owner at Shadow Mountain Lodge and Cabins, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us. Come again soon!

Cambridge, Minnesota
Reviewed 10 June 2015

The cabin was extremely comfortable, clean, and well-maintained. The grounds were very well-kept and attractive. The service was outstanding as well. I would enthusiastically recommend this hotel to others.

2Thank MN0100
WPCabins, Owner at Shadow Mountain Lodge and Cabins, responded to this review

Our staff works very hard to make every stay memorable. Once again they have succeeded. Thank you for the great review!

Reviewed 8 June 2015 via mobile

Great place in all accounts! Service was prompt and friendly. Great location, less than a mile from the shops. A quiet and quaint family-friendly atmosphere. Clean room and bathroom! Beautiful grounds! Staff was very accommodating and helpful! Awesome kitchenette! Nearby grocery store for breakfast run! We appreciated full size coffee pot! Comfortable bed and plenty of plugs for phones and...

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WPCabins, Owner at Shadow Mountain Lodge and Cabins, responded to this review

You captured exactly what it is we offer. We are so glad that you found us. Thanks!

Highlands Ranch, Colorado
Reviewed 1 June 2015

We stayed three nights over the Memorial Day Holiday. The rustic decor is a bit dated, but very clean and cozy. The king bed was comfy, the kitchen well stocked , and the price reasonable. We enjoyed the patio, with its gas firepit and nice chairs. It has a real " mountain cabin vibe" away from the craziness and traffic...

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WPCabins, Owner at Shadow Mountain Lodge and Cabins, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind review. Come again anytime.

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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Shadow Mountain Lodge and Cabins are located in the Historic "Upper Canyon" of Ruidoso - only a short stroll to Mid-Town's Shops, Galleries, Dining and Night Life. We are within 5 - 10 minutes of all 3 Casinos, Horse Racing and Ski Apache turnoff. We are New Owners as of April, 2012. Our Lodge rooms have all been updated with a Mountain Decor to include Bear Mountain Quilts & Inspiring Artwork. Relax on our Large Covered Veranda & enjoy our Beautiful Gardens, Hot Tub and BBQ area. Our Lodge Rooms have a King Bed, Fireplace, TV/DVD, Full Bath and Full Kitchenette. Our Romantic Cabins have open vaulted ceilings, Knotty Pine Interiors, Doubled Sided Gas Fireplace, 180 degree swivel TV/DVD, 2 Person Whirlpools and Private Decks. Shadow Mountain has been a long time favorite for those who visit Ruidoso and has consistently been voted "Best Place To Stay" ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shadow Mountain Lodge and Cabins

Address: 107 Main Road, Ruidoso, NM 88345
Region: United States > New Mexico > Ruidoso
Price Range: $206 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Shadow Mountain Lodge and Cabins 3.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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“If you require lots of ice, pack a ice chest.”
 of 5 bubbles Grapelin, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“In my opinion the cabin is worth the slight upcharge, for the private hot tub, and privacy in general.”
 of 5 bubbles dwmilton, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are great. I don't see the advantage of the cabins over the lodge rooms, and the Lodge rooms cost less.”
  • Delightful (and efficient) interior of Lodge room #104
 of 5 bubbles DebraK873, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Close to restaurants and shopping is just down the street. Also a nice location for a morning or evening walk in the pines.”
 of 5 bubbles bisquitlips1, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“rooms are quiet & easily accessible”
 of 5 bubbles stellat686, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
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