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Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo

2.2 km from Alamogordo centre
  • Free Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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1021 S. White Sands Blvd., Alamogordo, NM 88310
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Reviewed 2 January 2017

Be aware that a reservation (complete with confirmation number in your email) DOES NOT guarantee a room at this hotel. We booked 2 rooms at the Magnuson in Alomogordo 5 full days prior to our travel through Magnuson's own website. I received a confirmation email complete with confirmation number. When we arrived at the hotel 5 days later, the clerk...

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Magnuson_Service_MGR, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review

Thanks for taking time to leave your valuable feedback. We will review this situation and make sure it does not happen in the future. You had mentioned that you booked 5 days prior to arrival; -With the movie that is now being filmed in Alamogordo, we were aware that we would be sold out (or close to) several months in...

Corte Madera, California
Reviewed 2 January 2017

This place has 24 hour desk check in. The staff was very nice and accommodating. The rooms were clean and the bed was comfortable. Continental breakfast was provided in the morning. Ice machines are located under stair wells. The desk clerk directed me to the only public bar in town. Jerry's Lounge, a fun place.

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Magnuson_Service_MGR, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review

Thanks for taking time out of your trip to leave feedback on Trip Advisor! Glad you had a nice stay. I will make sure the staff reads your comments. Please give us a call on your next visit to Alamogordo and safe travels ahead!

Reviewed 30 December 2016

Friendly staff. Clean and well-maintained, older facility. Nice big pool but closed for winter. Dog friendly. Central location in town. Close to many tourist attractions. Good variety for breakfast. Will come again.

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Magnuson_Service_MGR, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review

Thank you for getting on Trip Advisor and letting us know how your stay went. This holiday season has been busy for Alamogordo, and the staff here has risen up to the occasion. It will be very uplifting and motivational for our housekeeping department to read your feedback. Thanks again and please give us a call next time you visit...

Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We are traveling across the country and found the Magnuson at the last minute and glad we did. It was very clean and comfortable. Dog friendly but they say no cat's!.which I don't understand..cat's are quite! Nontheless..the place is very nice,lobby was decorated nice for Christmas and the breakfast included hot food...When in Alamogordo NM stay here.

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Magnuson_Service_MGR, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review

Sincere appreciation for giving us your feedback on Trip Advisor! I will make sure that the entire staff reads your comments. It was great to hear that you had a pleasant stay. It has been extremely busy lately and your comments will brighten up the day for our hardworking crew here at the hotel! Regarding the no cats policy.....you are...

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 18 December 2016

This is nice and clean property however too old and price for the room is very high . Parking is very specious and property seems maintained however its always better to look for value for money and this seems little high to me. Wi fi is little slower then expected and break fast is okay.

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Magnuson_Service_MGR, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review

Thank you for letting us know how your stay went. I will make sure the staff reads your wonderful comments regarding the hotel. We feel we are the best value in town and when you say the price was very high, I was a little surprised. Please give us a call next time you come into town so we can...

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 6 December 2016

We woke up to cockroaches in the bed with us. When I asked for a refund they said you must check it out with Expedia first. They called the manager at the hotel and she denied they had cockroaches and refused any compensation for the deplorable conditions. I find this totally unacceptable and cannot believe she lied.

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Magnuson_Service_MGR, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review

Thank you for the valuable information. We take all feedback very seriously and sincerely appreciate our guests taking time to let us know of any problems they had during their stay. We were able to determine that you stayed in room 226 and immediately stripped the entire room (including both adjacent rooms). To our relief, we were not able to...

Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

The Magnuson Hotel in Alamogordo is an attractive, well maintained, older motel with friendly staff and great rates. I recommend it highly. It has the charm of a 1950's court yard motel with adobe style architecture. The rooms are spacious and well appointed. I got the AARP rate. On my trip from the Midwest to California this has been my...

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Magnuson_Service_MGR, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words and taking time to let us know how we are doing! I will pass on your commments to the staff and make sure they know that their hard work has paid off once again. Thanks again and please be careful on your future travels and don't forget to call us next time you are...

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 2 December 2016

We stayed there 1 night for the White Sands NM on Nov. 24. We decided to stay there because a big group of friends had booked the rooms there long long ago, and we'd like to stay with them. It's a motel type accommodation, and the room is clean. It does serve OK basic breakfast. It does have pool but...

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desertaireinc, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review

We sincerely appreciate the time you took out of your trip to give us your feedback on Trip Advisor. Sorry the outdoor pool was not open as we do experience sub-freezing temps usually in late October and definitely in November. Last year we decided to open the pool year-round (since it is a heated pool) however, not a single person...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

We had some car issues and had to stay in town for the night so we stayed here last minute. We got a deal online and it was decent so when we got here we weren't sure what to expect. It's a decent place. It's not luxurious or anything but it's centrally located, the staff are super nice and it...

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desertaireinc, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review

Thank you for giving your valuable feedback on Trip Advisor! It's always nice to hear the great comments we get from our guests after their stay. Sincere appreciation for the time you took out of your trip. Glad you had a good stay - however, I sure hope you were able to get your car repaired! Please be careful on...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

A great stay was had by my family. The accommodation was excellent for the price and John on the front desk was excellent he could not have been more helpful or considerate an outstanding employee, thank you. Would definitely stay again.

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desertaireinc, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words and the time you took to submit your review on Trip Advisor. We take great pride in the work we do here at the Magnuson. We look forward to seeing you again in the future and please tell your friends to visit us when they come into Alamogordo! Safe travels ahead! Sincerely, John Presley...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay at this dog-friendly Alamogordo, New Mexico hotel located at the crossroads of Highways 82, 70, and 54 near Holloman Air Force Base, White Sands Missile Base and New Mexico State University in Alamogordo. Guests staying at this Alamogordo hotel will be conveniently near the New Mexico Museum of Space History, White Sands National Monument and the Holloman Air Force Base. This New Mexico hotel is also near the White Sands Missile Base. The Magnuson Hotel & Suites proudly features 92 well-appointed guest rooms and suites, each equipped with cable satellite television and wireless high-speed internet access. Guests can begin the day with a complimentary hot breakfast before taking a dip in the seasonal outdoor heated swimming pool or working out in the fitness center. This Alamogordo hotel is ideal for guests visiting family and friends at nearby New Mexico State University in Alamogordo. Dogs are welcome with a small fee. Guests staying at the Magnuson Hotel & Suites Alamogordo will be minutes away from a variety of local events including the White Sands Balloon Invitational, Oktoberfest and the Gus Macker Basketball Tournament. This hotel also offers convenient access to skiing in the Sacramento Mountains and golfing.The Magnuson Hotel & Suites Alamogordo is proud to offer superior customer service and a convenient location in Alamogordo. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo

Address: 1021 S. White Sands Blvd., Alamogordo, NM 88310 (Formerly Desert Aire Hotel)
Region: United States > New Mexico > Alamogordo
Price Range: $73 - $93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo 2.5*
Number of rooms: 92
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Also Known As:
Best Western Alamogordo
Alamogordo Best Western
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Alamogordo
#5 Family Hotel in Alamogordo
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“The room had a microwave and a fridge!”
 of 5 bubbles 858chimm, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Don't book unless you like cockroaches”
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“The further away from the main road, the better.”
 of 5 bubbles Elusive_Shandy, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Curbs where cars park are typical curb, must lift walkers, etc. up to reach the walk-way to rooms.”
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“We were on the ground floor closest to the main road. Great access - but still extremely quiet.”
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