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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 1 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 17 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...

El Paso, Texas
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Elephant Butte Inn is a surprisingly well-kept hotel. The grounds were my favorite part. They have a large section full of grass near the outdoor swimming pool overlooking the beautiful butte scenery and full of nature's critters (bunnies and quail). Perfect for little ones to explore! Both indoor and outdoor pools were well-kept and accessible. The room was also clean...

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

Hi lisal9002016, Thank you for taking time to write this review! We are glad your family reunion was a positive experience and hope that the next time you are in our area, you will stop in.

Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Beautiful setting and I love that you can see how much pride the owners have in their property. This is great for families or that couple looking for romance. This is as great place to stay while you visit the area, if from out of town or to go to one of their hotel gatherings they have on the holidays....

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

Hi Deni, We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and THANK YOU for taking time to write this review. Hope to see you soon....you should see the rose garden right now. It is just beautiful. Again, thank you.

Texas
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Beautiful setting, fantastic friendly staff and great food! This is a smaller family owned facility that is just wonderful! Clean rooms, close to Elephant Butte lake state park. Definitely wanting to go back!

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

Hi ArmyWIfey! Thank you so much for staying with us! We also want to thank you for taking time to write this review...the setting is very beautiful. Right now the rose garden is in full bloom and it is quite astonishing! Again, thank you!

Saskatoon, Canada
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Spacious, clean & comfortable. Modern bathroom & amenities! We chose a lakeside room as it overlooks the lake at Elephant Butte State Park. They had a wedding there on St Patrick's day so dining room was closed to guests but they served food in the tavern! With friendly staff & good service!

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

Hi Elizabeth, We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay at the Inn. Thank you for taking the time to write this review...we will share your kind words with our staff.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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: $126 - $127 (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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