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“cozy cabins”(3 reviews)
“in town”(8 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Wanted to let you guys know what a wonderful time we had last week with our whole family. We had three cabins close to each other. Ours was a perfect, beautiful mountain log cabin with a back deck that overlooked the Ruidoso River. It was...More

1  Thank lynhammil
Response from Dorothy S, Manager at Idle Hour LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

The pleasure was all ours!! This is why we love having the Idle Hour Lodge....to enjoy people enjoying themselves with friends and loved ones... Making memories 😊

Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Great location in town but very private cozy little cabins very clean great owners pet friendly good parking nice clean property make sure to book ahead for busy times of year easy walk to Main Street and casa blanco restaurant

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Reviewed 8 September 2017

We have been there several times, have a favorite cabin, hence the title of the review. Love the decor, the comfortable beds, location, the way we're treated by the owners, who by the way are very knowledgeable about the area, give great suggestions and directions....More

1  Thank Mir2001
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The cabins are conveniently located, quiet, very clean and are stocked with every thing you need (except food😁). We stayed in a two bedroom cabin. A little on the smallish side, but, again...very clean!! We were there the end of June, first of July and...More

Thank Betts53
Response from Dorothy S, General Manager at Idle Hour LodgeResponded 13 July 2017

What a privilege to have had you Lodge with us! Thanks so much for the compliments! We regret that you were uncomfortable with the temperature in the cabin. Unfortunately, you happened to visit on an unusually warm week, honestly, we live on the property in...More

Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

We got into Ruidoso at nearly 8 p.m. and needed to find lodging that accepted our large dog. After two weeks of motels, we decided to try something different. Dorothy was very kind and accommodating over the phone and in person. Check-in was fast (which...More

Thank jaybey11
Response from Dorothy S, Owner at Idle Hour LodgeResponded 23 May 2017

The pleasure was all ours! The privilege of sharing this little spot in the mountains with our guests is such a joy! Thank you and please hurry back!!

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US$89 - US$139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$89 - US$139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Yes:)pet friendly!!
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"Try to get one of the cabins with a back deck looking at the river."
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"These are not rooms; they are cabins."
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"Ask for a cabin that backs up to the river."
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"We prefer "our" room with a deck overlooking the river."
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