Inn Of The Mountain Gods Resort & Casino
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First stop Rosswell to see creatures form outer space. Well for $3 and a one hour leg stretch it was OK. The Museum has done a great job of documenting the cover up. If you swing that way it will be a rewarding stop. If you are a not believer then you will find holes in there presentation. We had to drive through Roswell so why ...
In Ruidoso, we traveled with Judie and Terrell (friends from Second B who have a cabin there) to the Three Rivers Petroglyph Site managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). The site
is actually just off the highway between Carrizozo and Tularosa – if we could have driven over the top of Sierra Blanca (the ski mountain at Ruidoso), we could have been there in very little time. This petroglyph area has over 21,000 examples ...
In Hondo, near Ruidoso, there is an Iris Farm and we were able to see the acres of various types of flowers still viable in early June along with Hummingbird feeders.
Also in Hondo was a unique Jewelry Factory where earrings, bracelets, etc are made by pouring pewter into hand-made rubber molds. ...
... store doesn't open on Sundays. However, they DO have an emergency phone # on the door that I called. Three hours later, the hardware store guy shows up. Only three motorcycle batteries on the shelf and one of them fit my bike. Yippy! So Wendi got it put in and Suzi fired right up. By this time the temps have dropped even more and it's now 5:30 pm, still snowing and ...
... to see White Sands, I would do it. I'd seen pictures but still didn't really know what to expect. Once you get out into the dunes, everything is white, and it really is huge. It makes for some awesome pictures. Dean loved it - he was running all over the place, up and down dunes and along the tops. He didn't want to leave. Iris on the other hand, not so much. I think it was mostly the wind, because ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews Inn Of The Mountain Gods Resort & Casino Mescalero
We loved it!
Stayed there on Spring break with the kids and rented a suite. All I can say is wow. Lake views, 2 balcony's. Staff was excellent and the gambling was great. Skiing was sunshine and it snowed the last day.
We had a blast. The Buffet was overpriced and food not that great, but you should be eating Rio Cafe anyway.
We stayed at the Inn of the Mountain Gods for three nights in November 2005.
Artwork is everywhere
Contrary to the post I just read, artwork was everywhere. The lobby and open areas had both paintings and statues in the areas the guests traveled from the parking area to the casino. The buffet was fully open and functional. Food was good both times we ate at the buffet. Servers were pleasant and helpful. Weekends were crowded and the buffet line was long and there was a wait. Week days the food was better and there was no line. The picutures I have already posted from the outside entrance was just an example of what was inside.
This is a beautiful facility. The rooms are large, immaculate, comfortable and nicely appointed with a spectacular view of the lake, golf course and mountains. Wonderful to sit out on the private balcony with a cup of coffee and take in the view. Dining choices are limited. Buffet is, well . . . . a buffet. Casino is large although slot machines earn their name of 'one arm bandits'. All in all, it was a very pleasant weekend.
I thought the whole place was just terrific!!! One of the nicest places I have ever stayed. Staff was friendly, very proud of their new facility. Food was excellent. Dance band was super.
Expecting as much excitement as the ads indicate, our visit to the Inn of the Mountain Gods left us wanting more of what we had expected--namely Indian artwork, many fun activities, excitement and a good time. Although we booked the last reservation for this period, the main thing we found was gobs of people of all ages.
We recently visited the new inn of the mountain gods ( we have stayed there before the reconstruction)---the new facilities are fabulous--huge guest rooms with beautiful furniture and state of the arts electronics. two restaurants--Gathering of Nations buffet style--food was excellent and was better than most Las vegas style buffets---upscale dining at Wendells was a great experience--well priced wines but expensive food--service outstanding--the golf course is first class and all public areas beautiful--as noted by other reviews the service is naive--however, evidence of intensive training abounds--this is not the service you get at a four star hotel in an urban area.--casino is very nice good table games--stingy slots--no alcohol allowed in casino--but soft drinks available.
Rude Staff, need Texas Hospitality training!
The place was nice, but staff lacked hospitality training and rude at times.
Staff needs training in the better things in life
Good location. Good sceenery. Food okay. Service - naive at best.
On one occasion, my wife wore a stylish hat in the dining room. They insisted she take it off because, no hats allowed was the rule. I thought that was quite humorous.
They have some pretty good fishing in the lake but no place to cook them. I think if they had an outside fish cleaning facility and a small place to cook the fish, it would help their business.