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The Big Chile Inn

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Reviewed 29 August 2016

This place looks like it once was good, but they must have sold off the lobby furniture. I felt like I walked into the visiting room of a low security prison. It seems like people were living there as some of the rooms had security screens on them. If it weren't so late at night, we would have gone somewhere...

1Thank sevenduece
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Hospitality ends when you check-in Rude, Crude, Staff will make your stay as inhospitable as they have done to previously long term guest's. This Corp. has lied to myself and 24 other long term guest, forcing a financial hardship on all including 9 VETERAN"S, on a fixed income.

3Thank rgrabania
Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 July 2016

We chose this motel because we wanted a cheap motel for one night on the way through knowing we would not spend a lot of time in the room, the room was clean and comfortable and there is a nice garden with chairs and barbeque area and swimming pool. For the price we have no complaints at all.

Thank Essexoldgirl
Boyne Falls, Michigan
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Funky giant chili out front. Nice little courtyard out back but could use some cleaning up. Some things need improving but I think that's where they are heading. The price was reasonable for the stay.

Thank MegZimmer
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 14 July 2016

This little place is definitely a hidden gem with plenty of character. We were passing through on a road trip and decided to stop for the night. David treated us really well as well as all other staff. This is an older hotel but I wasn't expecting the Ritz-Carlton. Price was great and room was comfy. Free breakfast was a...

1Thank MikeBW50
Reviewed 4 July 2016

When we arrived things looked okay for an affordable place to spend the night while passing through Las Cruces. After driving around the side and back of the facility looking for the closest place to park near our room, the motel looked rougher. Maybe there was some work being done in back and maybe it was just a mess. I'm...

1Thank CharlesFender
davidgLC, Previous manager at The Big Chile Inn, responded to this review

The hotel was recently sold and is under new management. The new management will respond, as the listing is transitioned to their control.

Reviewed 25 June 2016

the sign in front displays $142 weekly but they tell me that the monthly rate is way more plus deposit , this place is a total scam STAY AWAY! just another rippoff scam in west las cruces , DO NOT STAY HERE YOU WILL REGRET IT THEY WILL RIP YOU OFF!

2Thank TJ S
davidgLC, Previous Manager at The Big Chile Inn, responded to this review

The hotel was recently sold and is under new management. The new management will respond, as the listing is transitioned to their control.

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

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • 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: RM270 - RM310 (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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#2 Business Hotel in Las Cruces
#2 Best Value Hotel in Las Cruces
#3 Family Hotel in Las Cruces
#7 Romantic Hotel in Las Cruces
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“Choose rooms towards the front, appears more secure”
 of 5 bubbles 786ralphr, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Go for an upper floor.”
 of 5 bubbles moorpwr, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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
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