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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for our family reunion and the location was the best part of our stay. They had accomodations for 9 of us. We were close to restaurants and shopping plus had a nice view of the mountains.

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Austin, Texas
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13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

Pretty much sums it up in the title...the new managers are working to upgrade the rooms, and otherwise it's a comfortable 70's-type setup with a little bit of upgrading from the 80's :-) I'd stay there again-

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Orange County, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Angela and Jeff are the new managers as of the summer of 2016. They are wonderfully kind and responsive to our needs. Jeff is a handyman, and Angela is a wealth of information. They gave us a 10% discount because we stayed longer than one day in August. We tidy-ed our own room, and just asked for toilet paper and... More 

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Thank boxen2016
Richmond, Texas
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34 reviews
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

We stayed here with my parents and everyone was so nice. Due to the altitude and lack of use our truck a diesel had problems starting when we got ready to leave. The hotel management was so nice while we waited for the truck to warm up enough to start that they opened our rooms back up for us to... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 11 July 2016

The room was a nice size but the housekeeping left a lot to be desired. We were there four days, only had our bed made once and housekeeping left a few towels one day. The room was never cleaned and the trash was not emptied. There was dried dog poop under the futon and we do not have a dog!... More 

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Texas, Gulf Coast
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25 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

The Ponderosa is very clean and comfortable. We enjoyed our stay. There is a bus that will pick you up at the hotel and drop at the ski lift. The hotel is within walking distance of everything in town. I would stay here again. The staff were very helpful and knowledgeable about the area.

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Beaver, Oklahoma
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7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 5 October 2015

We were originally supposed to stay at the Alpine Lodge, but due to a water line break, we ended up booking here 3 hours before we arrived. We had a 1 bedroom "suite" with kitchen, living room, and fireplace. The room was nice, other than being dated, no complaints. Our AC/Heater did not work but we were comfortable. The windows... More 

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Dallas
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107 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 12 July 2015

I could give it a 2 given the price but considering Red River is a tourist place I'll go with the 3. I am very used to "rustic" but I thought the price was on the high side for the quality of the place. We visited July 7-9, so not ski season, and Red River did not seem that busy... More 

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Fountain Hills, Arizona
2 reviews
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Reviewed 11 July 2015

Who answers a business phone with an impatient "hello?" The rude employees here are also scamming guests with pets out of their $25 cash deposit, including me. We've been doing family reunions here for 15 years (we like the motel's layout), and while the room upgrades have been minimal, the staff's unprofessionalism has increased. I think my sunglasses were taken... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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45 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 6 July 2015

I've stayed in Red River 15+ times. I have come to expect lodge rooms or cabins that are clean but not lovely. Comfortable and basic. The Ponderosa was not comfortable, and we had MANY problems. I stayed for a family reunion so our experience included: 1- We were given keys to an occupied room (!!) and then they didn't have... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Ponderosa Lodge

Address: 200 W Main St, Red River, NM 87558
Region: United States > New Mexico > Taos County > Red River
Price Range: RM245 - RM422 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 35
Also Known As:
Ponderosa Hotel Red River
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“Rooms away from the street are darker at night; best for sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles boxen2016, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Check your credit card bill”
 of 5 bubbles leroys73, 11 Jul 2015 | Read review
“We were right in the middle of the lodge on the bottom floor. Could hear a lot of noise from people walking up the stairs and the wood decking on the 2nd floor. Sounded like everyone was wearing high heels lol!”
 of 5 bubbles Ariat4522, 26 Mar 2014 | Read review
“For large groups (20+), book the Lodge Suite + B, a pet-friendly A/B corner room and two B rooms on the top floor.”
 of 5 bubbles 434erinm, 30 Dec 2013 | Read review
“All of the rooms face the parking lot. This is not a big property, so there isn't a ton of traffic. The lower level rooms are safe although the second floor may be a bit more quiet in my opinion.”
 of 5 bubbles 588KimberlyM, 4 Sep 2013 | Read review
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