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    Idle Hour Lodge

    112 Lower Terrace Dr, Ruidoso,NM Lincoln National Forest, Ruidoso, NM 88345
    Apr 9 Apr 10
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Room & Suite (13)
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    • Excellent90%
    • Very good6%
    • Average2%
    • Poor0%
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    Reviewed 20 November 2016

    WE stopped here on our ways out west. The cabin was cozy and very welcoming. We were able to bring our dog without a problem. Small kitchen. There were three of us my husband myself and our son. One double bed is in an alcove...More

    Reviewed 8 October 2016

    We had the most amazing stay at Idle Hour Lodge last month! This was our third visit and we were most impressed with all the improvements made over the last few years...the entire property has been turned into a beautiful garden at every turn. We...More

    Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

    This is the place we return to every year. Dorothy and Mike go out of their way every year to make us "Old Hogs" feel so welcome. More and more of our friends are staying at Idle Hour Cabins. Do yourself a favor and get...More

    Reviewed 21 September 2016

    I have reviewed this lodge a number of times and I am still exceptionally pleased with our stay. A few of us travel from Texas every year (4 or 5 times now) to visit the motorcycle rally held in Ruidoso every September. This year we...More

    Reviewed 3 September 2016

    Enjoyed our respite from the August Texas heat while staying here. Stayed in room 11 with plenty of room for us and our small dog, Cindy. Loved the location. Close to town and restaurants as well as the golf course. Enjoyed our morning walk every...More

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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Don B
    Is this place pet-friendly?
    26 October 2015|
    Answer Show all 2 answers
    Response from Dorothy S | Property representative |
    Yes:)pet friendly!!
    Don B
    Is it pet triendly?
    26 October 2015|
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    "Ask for a cabin that backs up to the river."
    Jenn S, 7 months agoRead review
    "We prefer "our" room with a deck overlooking the river."
    Mir2001, 11 months agoRead review
    "Cabin 11 has a great view from the back porch. We had 5 people in our group + a medium-sized dog, and it was..."
    DanaSuzanne, over a year agoRead review
    "We loved Cabin 10. I think 11 and 12 would have been great, too. Lots of trees to the back."
    Karen B, over a year agoRead review
    "Dorothy upgraded us to cabin 9 and told us it was the largest cabin and best suited to accommodate our family..."
    Heather B, over a year agoRead review
    "Cabins near the river have great decks. The grills are large and the whole property is neat and clean. Wish..."
    Mir2001, over a year agoRead review
    "Cabins are small if you have more than four in your party rent another cabin."
    LovelyLexi2010, over a year agoRead review
    "If you have any special request, please remember to ask management ahead of your arrival. We were in Cabins..."
    Skygirl767, over a year agoRead review
    "All cabins have a great location. Call Mike and Dorothy if you have any questions, I did and they were..."
    ppaton, over a year agoRead review
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