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Dam Site Recreation Area

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Reviewed 24 March 2016

Dirty, Air conditioner does not work, bugs everywhere, and it comes with its own baby bat. If this were the only place that had a room, I'd sleep in my car. They look a lot better from the water, that's about as close as you want to get.

3Thank Danielle N
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 20 August 2014

Our recent stay for one night was horrible. When we entered the cabin with the staff member the person had a broom to sweep the "critters" aka cockroachs out of the cabin. Maybe that should have been done prior to our arrival? The overall feeling of the cabin was scary!! Very out dated, poorly cared for. Only 2 burners on...

5Thank 78_funtimes-78
El Paso, Texas
Reviewed 4 August 2014

We enjoyed our one-night stay at the Damsite Recreation Area. The location and views right at Elephant Butte Lake can’t be beat. As other reviewers have said, the cabins are old but clean, and the 2-room cabins are really 2 bedroom cabins with a living room and 2 separate bedrooms. When we had a problem with our cabin, the owner...

1Thank JBL_in_EP
Apple Valley, Minnesota
Reviewed 19 March 2014 via mobile

I was very impressed with my weekend here (was my 2nd visit) and I will definitely keep coming. The fact you don't have to drive anywhere at all the entire weekend and can walk to the marina, the bar, to fishing spots, the park, the cabins, bait shop, the lodge and to the restaurant and bar was super relaxing and...

2Thank OceanAmber
El Paso, Texas
Reviewed 19 March 2014

I came here with a friend as a change of scenery from El Paso. We had taken a day trip about a month earlier and came here on a recommendation for dinner. What a treasure this place is! The food was tasty, the bartender and wait staff were so friendly, and the sight of Elephant Butte is amazing. We decided...

1Thank laurabel611
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 17 July 2011

It is very run down, the price is average for the area, I have been coming to Elephant Butte for over 40 years, and this is by far the worst place I have stayed. It smell like urine, the air conditioner only heats the small little kitchen area its in, the beds are hard, the windows do not have any...

5Thank momneri

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Additional Information about Dam Site Recreation Area

Address: 77b Engle Star Rte., Truth or Consequences, NM 87901
Region: United States > New Mexico > Sierra County > Truth or Consequences
Price Range: RM215 - RM322 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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“Ledge rooms are very nicely renovated and have flat screen TVs and cable. Cabins are rustic.”
JBL_in_EP, 3 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Cabins have a bit more privacy than the lodge. All are arranged just a bit differently.”
laurabel611, 18 Mar 2014 | Read review
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