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“Excellant Staff” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo

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Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo
Ranked #6 of 13 Hotels in Alamogordo
El Paso, United States
2 reviews
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“Excellant Staff”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2013

One of the best staffs anywhere. I found check in and check out very efficent. Hotels seem to be hotels, but the staff here makes it enjoyable. The people seem to actually enjoy what they are doing. The cleaning crew does an excellant job and seem to enjoy their work. I think that makes all the difference in a place to stay while traveling. Nice to see.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Review collected in partnership with Best Western

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1 Thank Jerome N
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desertaireinc, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review, 27 November 2013
So glad you enjoyed your stay. We really appreciate you taking time out to give us your valuable feedback. I will pass this information on to our staff. Please give us a call next time you come into town and we will give you the same service you always get here!! Thanks again.
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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Ruidoso, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2013

Everyone of the staff I have dealt with has been very helpful, and friendly, the rooms are lovely and clean, my husband says the breakfast is quite good also. We consider this as our 'local' hotel just for weekend getaways, and it's very close to very good restaurants, and shopping.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Marcella A
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desertaireinc, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review, 21 November 2013
We appreciate the time you took to let us know how we are doing. Thank you for your kind words. We look forward to your return in the future and please call if you need anything!
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Weatherford, Texas
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2013

I believe the first impression is the most important. starting with the desk clerk of course. she was so attentive and called to make sure our room was everything we needed and all thing were in working order. thanks for a great stay

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Review collected in partnership with Best Western

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1 Thank 414123
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desertaireinc, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review, 9 November 2013
Thank you for the extremely nice comments and we are sure glad you had a pleasant stay. I will inform the front desk staff as this type of feedback is always very motivational. Please call us next time you come into town and have a safe trip to your destination!
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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494 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2013

This motel brought back memories of traveling across the country as a kid. My dad always picked a Best Western and after viewing the options in this town, we decided on this one as they allow dogs. It's nothing fancy, but the staff were all very friendly and accommodating, our room was very clean and we were close to the attractions we came to enjoy.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Chris L
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desertaireinc, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review, 5 November 2013
Thank you for choosing us and we hope that your kids will remember Best Western as they go through their travels too! Call us next time you plan on coming back into Alamogordo as we may be able to direct you to other area attractions that you may not have had a chance to visit previously. We hope to see you again soon!
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ellicott city
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2013

While on a tour of New Mexico , we had a need to send a package home. The staff at this hotel was very helpful in getting the label ready and assured us they would have the package picked up the next day. There was a problem with getting the package picked up. On the second day, Bettina took the package to the UPS store and made sure it was shipped. The package arrived in excellent condition. Again, way to go BETTINA & BRITTANY.

Thank you

Frank & Carol Scibek

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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desertaireinc, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review, 5 November 2013
Glad to help you out with your package! We appreciate your positive comments. Bettina and Brittany are wonderful and continue to make us proud every day. Thanks again and we'll see you next time your in Alamogordo!
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Marco Island, Florida
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159 reviews
106 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2013 via mobile

this was a one night stop along our cross country motorcycle trip. Desk staff was excellent. Brittany is super friendly and helpful. The hotel is older but is updated and clean. Rooms are small unless you upgrade to a suite which is what we did after seeing how small the rooms was. Linens were fresh and clean with plenty of pillows. Water pressure in shower wasn't very good but the towels and bathroom were fresh and clean. Breakfast was not good. The eggs were dried up and crusty little saucers with nasty little dried up sausages to go with them. Had to go with the usual fare of bananas and cold cereal. Otherwise a nice hotel with a terrific staff!

Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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1 Thank Kathy M
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desertaireinc, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review, 1 November 2013
Thank you for taking the time to let us know how your stay was. Sincere apologies that your breakfast was not up to par. We have discussed this issue with our kitchen personel and the problem has been addressed. We really appreciate the nice comments regarding the staff. Please call us next time you visit the area and we will make sure your next next stay is better! Have a safe trip to your destination and please drive carefully.
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Bella Vista, United States
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2013

The staff at the front desk was helpful. The room was clean and the bed was great. We seem to never be disappointed at any Best Western we stay. I recommend this Best Western to any traveler. The rooms were clean and quiet even though our room was next to the highway.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Brenda P
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desertaireinc, Guest Relations Manager at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo, responded to this review, 25 October 2013
So nice to hear that your stay was a pleasant one. We appreciate you taking the time out of your day to give us any valuable feedback. I will pass this information on to our staff as it is very uplifting to receive nice comments from satisfied guests. Thank you and please call us next time you are in Alamogordo!
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Additional Information about Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo

Property: Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo
Address: 1021 S White Sands Blvd, Alamogordo, NM 88310 (Formerly Desert Aire Hotel)
Phone Number:
Region: United States > New Mexico > Alamogordo
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Alamogordo
#5 Family Hotel in Alamogordo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo 2.5*
Number of rooms: 92
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 
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