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Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed there 1 night for the White Sands NM on Nov. 24. We decided to stay there because a big group of friends had booked the rooms there long long ago, and we'd like to stay with them. It's a motel type accommodation, and the room is clean. It does serve OK basic breakfast. It does have pool but...

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desertaireinc, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review

We sincerely appreciate the time you took out of your trip to give us your feedback on Trip Advisor. Sorry the outdoor pool was not open as we do experience sub-freezing temps usually in late October and definitely in November. Last year we decided to open the pool year-round (since it is a heated pool) however, not a single person...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had some car issues and had to stay in town for the night so we stayed here last minute. We got a deal online and it was decent so when we got here we weren't sure what to expect. It's a decent place. It's not luxurious or anything but it's centrally located, the staff are super nice and it...

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desertaireinc, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review

Thank you for giving your valuable feedback on Trip Advisor! It's always nice to hear the great comments we get from our guests after their stay. Sincere appreciation for the time you took out of your trip. Glad you had a good stay - however, I sure hope you were able to get your car repaired! Please be careful on...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great stay was had by my family. The accommodation was excellent for the price and John on the front desk was excellent he could not have been more helpful or considerate an outstanding employee, thank you. Would definitely stay again.

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desertaireinc, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words and the time you took to submit your review on Trip Advisor. We take great pride in the work we do here at the Magnuson. We look forward to seeing you again in the future and please tell your friends to visit us when they come into Alamogordo! Safe travels ahead! Sincerely, John Presley...

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Check in was easy and quick. The man working greeted us and was very helpful. Also the woman working the following day was very kind. Rooms were clean and spacious. We didn't try the breakfast but was told it was good. The only area for improvement would be with the wifi as it's very poor.

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desertaireinc, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time out of your trip to give us your valuable feedback. It is greatly appreciated! It was nice to hear that you had a pleasant stay with us. I will make sure that all of the staff reads your wonderful comments. We are working on the Wi-fi as we speak and hope that it is a...

Netherlands
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To begin with the flaws: when located on the left of the premises - direct opposite of the entrance building - WiFi signal is virtually non existent. If you go out of your room and walk 10 yards or so towards the aprking lot, signal becomes ok though.... Water pressure was also way below par. Decent showering not really possible....

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desertaireinc, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the valuable feedback. We will address these issues immediately. We were aware of the internet problem in that area and are working to get it fixed as we speak. However, the water pressure was not mentioned to us in the past and we will also get on that right away. Again, thank you for letting...

Kingston
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I was so lucky to have booked a room at the Magnuson in Alamogordo. My room was big and comfortable with all the amenities including a jacuzzi tub. There was even a real desk chair for working at my laptop. The lobby is attractive, decorated with Southwestern art. The people at this hotel are very friendly and helpful. I wish...

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desertaireinc, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review

We know that our guests/travelers have much more important things to be doing than taking the time to get online to give feedback to hotels. We sincerely appreciate you doing so. All of your kind words are heartfelt and very motivational to our staff. It shows that all of the hard work that we put in is well worth the...

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 9 October 2016

The Magnuson Hotel/Suites is o.k. for average traveler. Good room size; clean; comfortable beds; reasonable price. If you need a room with grab bars, a bathroom doorway that is wide enough for an average 4 wheel walker, a commode that sits high enough to easily arise from or a walk-in shower, little chance you will get it here! They had...

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desertaireinc, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review

Thank you for giving your very valuable feedback. Please accept our sincere apology for the inconvenience you experienced during your stay. We will take all of your suggestions to heart and review the possibility of getting these rooms more accessible. We do make sure that not just meeting, but exceeding the minimum requirements are in the best interests of all...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

The front desk lady is friendly. The room is clean and big. We all had a good night sleep. Nice free warm breakfast. Also Walmart is just 2 min drive away, very convenient for travellers who wants to shop some groceries.

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desertaireinc, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive feedback you sent on Trip Advisor! I will make sure that all of the staff reads your nice comments regarding your stay. It is very uplifting when we hear that our guests had a worry-free stay while in town. Make sure to tell your friends that we are here and we look forward to seeing...

Cypress, Texas
Reviewed 6 October 2016

For $62/night tax inclusive I was really impressed. Check in and out were both extremely friendly. Room was spacious, quiet and comfortable (bed maybe a little soft for my taste). Linens were good. Fridge, microwave, coffee-maker and hairdryer in the room. Hot breakfast is provided. It's not fancy but I didn't leave hungry - eggs, tater tots, waffles, yogurt, juice,...

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desertaireinc, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time out of your trip to get on Trip Advisor and giving your valuable feedback. Glad to hear that you had a satisfying stay! I will make sure that everyone here reads your wonderful comments as it makes all of the hard work worth it! We will get with the housekeeping dept. and...

USA
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Alamogordo does not have many hotel options so I bid on the highest star rating (2.5) on Priceline and was disappointed with what I got (and overpaid!). I didn't get some of the higher rated hotels (which may have been at 2 stars) but instead got this one. I blame Priceline for including this hotel at 2.5 stars. On the...

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Thank you for the time you took out to give your feedback. Please accept our siincere apologies for the inconvenience you experienced during your stay. We will address the mentioned issues immediately. We try to make sure all of our guests have a pleasant stay and when we fail one, we fall short of our goal. Hopefully you will give...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay at this dog-friendly Alamogordo, New Mexico hotel located at the crossroads of Highways 82, 70, and 54 near Holloman Air Force Base, White Sands Missile Base and New Mexico State University in Alamogordo. Guests staying at this Alamogordo hotel will be conveniently near the New Mexico Museum of Space History, White Sands National Monument and the Holloman Air Force Base. This New Mexico hotel is also near the White Sands Missile Base. The Magnuson Hotel & Suites proudly features 92 well-appointed guest rooms and suites, each equipped with cable satellite television and wireless high-speed internet access. Guests can begin the day with a complimentary hot breakfast before taking a dip in the seasonal outdoor heated swimming pool or working out in the fitness center. This Alamogordo hotel is ideal for guests visiting family and friends at nearby New Mexico State University in Alamogordo. Dogs are welcome with a small fee. Guests staying at the Magnuson Hotel & Suites Alamogordo will be minutes away from a variety of local events including the White Sands Balloon Invitational, Oktoberfest and the Gus Macker Basketball Tournament. This hotel also offers convenient access to skiing in the Sacramento Mountains and golfing.The Magnuson Hotel & Suites Alamogordo is proud to offer superior customer service and a convenient location in Alamogordo. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo

Address: 1021 S White Sands Blvd, Alamogordo, NM 88310-7250 (Formerly Desert Aire Hotel)
Region: United States > New Mexico > Alamogordo
Price Range: £45 - £57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo 2.5*
Number of rooms: 92
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Also Known As:
Best Western Alamogordo
Alamogordo Best Western
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Alamogordo
#5 Family Hotel in Alamogordo
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“The further away from the main road, the better.”
 of 5 bubbles Elusive_Shandy, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Curbs where cars park are typical curb, must lift walkers, etc. up to reach the walk-way to rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles dolly836, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We were on the ground floor closest to the main road. Great access - but still extremely quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles , 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Not sure there IS a good room!!!”
 of 5 bubbles carri327j, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I do not recommend staying here.”
 of 5 bubbles Alobar49, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
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