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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We were delighted about our stay at the Shadow Mountain Lodge. The room was spacious and well arranged with an equipped kitchen, comfy living space with a couch and wood burning fireplace, and a king sized bed. The mountain decor was inviting. And we enjoyed sitting on the porch looking out at the natural setting of pine and aspen trees....

1Thank Martha B
WPCabins, Owner at Shadow Mountain Lodge and Cabins, responded to this review

Thanks for finding us and for enjoying all that our beautiful lodge has to offer. Come again anytime and please tell others who are just like you!

El Paso, Texas, United States
Reviewed 18 October 2016

My husband and I recently stayed at the Shadow Mountain Lodge and Cabins in Ruidoso, NM. It was fantastic! It should be noted that the rooms accommodate adults/couples only as they only sleep two. This is not the place for multi-member families or couples with children. Both the Lodge rooms and the cabins have a fireplace, king-sized bed and a...

2Thank Debra K
WPCabins, Owner at Shadow Mountain Lodge and Cabins, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review. It is always a pleasure to host folks who appreciate our lodge and cabins. We will continue to work very hard to insure every stay is memorable. Come again anytime and please tell others who think just like you do.

Reviewed 15 October 2016

When in Ruidoso this is one of our favorite places to stay! If you can get a room as it is always booked tight! Peaceful, clean, and the wood fireplace was the perfect touch. Just something about the whiff of wood smoke on a cold mountain morning while drinking a fresh cup of coffee that makes memories permanent! Highly recommended,...

2Thank bisquitlips1
Conroe, Texas
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

The grounds were beautiful, the rooms were great- roomy with a nice bed, a fireplace, a stocked kitchenette, chairs on the porch to enjoy the weather. It's very close to restaurants and shops. We would stay there again!

1Thank judypines
Granbury, Texas
Reviewed 14 October 2016

This was our second time in Ruidoso and we chose Shadow Mountain Lodge after reading the reviews on Trip Advisor. We stayed in room 101 and found it clean and cozy. The bed was comfortable, the kitchen area nice and a great fireplace. It has a romantic atmosphere. The only thing that was not up to expectations was the shower....

1Thank lisasuzi
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We just had our second stay at Shadow Mountain Lodge. We stayed in one of the cabins, with our two little Yorkies. The cabins are not huge, but are perfect for a couple. They are very nicely decorated with a fireplace, a tub big enough for two, and beautiful bedding. The wifi was fast and the TV has a nice...

1Thank tomS7439XA
WPCabins, Owner at Shadow Mountain Lodge and Cabins, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us again. Repeat guests are the best endorsement of all and you nailed it with the great review. Besides the beautiful cabin and the forest setting we make certain that the modern amenities are not only available, but state of the art so that you can keep up with everything going on in the outside...

Naperville, Illinois
Reviewed 7 October 2016

If you like old, gloomy and dark this is the place to stay. Our bedding was black in color the coverlet a very dark green that matched the old torn carpeting. The bathroom is very tiny just enough to turn around in. The vanity is old and very low. Lighting is not very good if you would like to read...

4Thank Madeline A
WPCabins, Owner at Shadow Mountain Lodge and Cabins, responded to this review

We are so sorry to receive a review like this. We cannot find you in our records so we have to assume that you did actually stay with us. Shadow Mountain Lodge has long been the number one lodge in Ruidoso for good reason. We keep our rooms and cabins immaculate and our grounds beautiful. Our gardens actually stop traffic...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We chose this because of high reviews on trip advisor. The place is ok with ok grounds and landscaping/ It seemed to both of us that the bedding wasn't changed. Seems to cater to a conservative Texas clientele. I don't think I would stay here again.

2Thank Albert N
WPCabins, Owner at Shadow Mountain Lodge and Cabins, responded to this review

We got the message with your wife's one star review. Suspicious that you both felt the need to write in, yet never said a word to us when you were here. That's a first for us and our beautiful lodge. Clearly, Shadow Mountain Lodge, and indeed Ruidoso, are not for you. Normally, we would thank you for your feedback and...

Post, Texas
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This was our third stay at Shadow Mountain and we will certainly be back again. If you want a calm, peaceful and relaxing place to be, Shadow Mountain Lodge is the best. The rooms are perfect and the grounds are beautifully well kept. We had our little dog with us and she was perfectly at home. It has everything you...

2Thank maestas2016
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We stayed in a room in the lodge that was everything we hoped for - very clean, working fireplace, kitchen, couch, outdoor chairs on a wide deck. The grounds were immaculate with birdfeeders and birdbaths. Best of all the lodge is off the main road (unlike many other cabins and hotels), shaded by big old trees, very quiet and relaxing....

1Thank BostonBakedBean2015
WPCabins, Owner at Shadow Mountain Lodge and Cabins, responded to this review

Awesome! You captured what we offer beautifully. We are so happy that you found us amid all the offerings of box hotels and motels. Shadow Mountain is a treasure and we work very hard to keep it that way. Come again anytime and please tell others who will appreciate us as you do. Thank you!

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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Shadow Mountain Lodge and Cabins are located in the Historic "Upper Canyon" of Ruidoso - only a short stroll to Mid-Town's Shops, Galleries, Dining and Night Life. We are within 5 - 10 minutes of all 3 Casinos, Horse Racing and Ski Apache turnoff. We are New Owners as of April, 2012. Our Lodge rooms have all been updated with a Mountain Decor to include Bear Mountain Quilts & Inspiring Artwork. Relax on our Large Covered Veranda & enjoy our Beautiful Gardens, Hot Tub and BBQ area. Our Lodge Rooms have a King Bed, Fireplace, TV/DVD, Full Bath and Full Kitchenette. Our Romantic Cabins have open vaulted ceilings, Knotty Pine Interiors, Doubled Sided Gas Fireplace, 180 degree swivel TV/DVD, 2 Person Whirlpools and Private Decks. Shadow Mountain has been a long time favorite for those who visit Ruidoso and has consistently been voted "Best Place To Stay" ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shadow Mountain Lodge and Cabins

Address: 107 Main Rd, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6336
Region: United States > New Mexico > Ruidoso
Price Range: RM499 - RM691 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Shadow Mountain Lodge and Cabins 3.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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“If you require lots of ice, pack a ice chest.”
Grapelin, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“In my opinion the cabin is worth the slight upcharge, for the private hot tub, and privacy in general.”
dwmilton, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are great. I don't see the advantage of the cabins over the lodge rooms, and the Lodge rooms cost less.”
  • Delightful (and efficient) interior of Lodge room #104
DebraK873, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Close to restaurants and shopping is just down the street. Also a nice location for a morning or evening walk in the pines.”
bisquitlips1, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“rooms are quiet & easily accessible”
stellat686, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
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