The 12 Best Airbnbs In Ruidoso, New Mexico

December 6, 2020
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If you’re looking for the best Airbnbs in Ruidoso, you’ve come to the right place. We combed through thousands of Airbnb listings in Ruidoso and the surrounding area to find the homes with the best amenities and the most positive reviews at the lowest prices.

#1 Pine Mountain Home

7 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $170 per night, airbnb.com

Secluded yet close to town, peaceful with amazing views, cabin home but with modern and luxurious amenities. Spend your nights drinking hot cocoa while looking up at the glorious night sky with a million twinkling stars shining above. If you want your children to have as much exposure to nature, this home is the perfect base as you can get close with friendly wildlife in the area.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Located high atop the secluded mountains of Ruidoso sits our beautiful house, Pine Mountain. Bordering the Mescalero Apache Indian Reservation this luxury home provides maximum privacy with the amenities needed to make your stay as comfortable as possible. The only thing as great as the views is the endless wildlife including elk, deer, & turkey. The full kitchen & laundry make it easy to stay as long as possible.”

Amenities

Hot water | TV | Washer | Air conditioning | Laptop-friendly workspace | Dryer | Essentials | Heating | Indoor fireplace | Free parking on premises | Cooking basics | Dishes and silverware

Guest Reviews

“Secluded yet close to town. Nice place to be with family” – Corey
“Great location with great views very close to the cabin. Very peaceful.” – Simone
“It’s a very nice, clean, and spacious place.” – Georgina
“The location is wonderful and we saw lots of wildlife. The house is charming and nicely decorated. The living room furniture is terribly uncomfortable.” – Jamie
“Great getaway in the mountains! Excellent place to escape for a weekend” – Patrick

#2 Little Bear Cabin In Upper Canyon

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $190 per night, airbnb.com

Minutes away from the downtown shopping area, this spacious, clean and fully furnished cabin is the right size for a family of 6. It’s spacious yet has a very intimate feel, and comes with a deck offering amazing views of the canyon beyond. Fire up the grill, sit on the deck, and enjoy food, drinks, and conversations.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Little Bear Cabin offers a hot tub and a deck with an awesome view of the tall pines in Upper Canyon. The large cabin offers great accommodations for 6 people. Cabin has refrigerated air, central heating, and a wood burning chimney. It is composed of 2 separate bedrooms each with a cozy king size, a loft with 2 twin beds, and 2 bathrooms.”

Amenities

Washer | Heating | Cable TV | TV | Wifi | Iron | Indoor fireplace | Essentials | Air conditioning | Hot water | Dryer | Free parking on premises

Guest Reviews

“The cabin and location is great! Getting this cabin and knowing your staying and want to have a great time. Little bear is the one.” – Lidia
“I highly recommend this cabin, super clean , beautiful and you won’t regret the hot tub” – Arlen
“The cabin is a very cozy, relaxing get away. You will love it as well as your attentive host.” – Thomas A.
“A perfect getaway retreat where deer come right up to you but also close to the quaint town with plenty to do. The cabin is so cozy and homey. .” – Heather
“A perfect place for a getaway, ideal for families with teenagers as there’s lots to do!!!👍🐻🌲” – Perla

#3 Mo’s Cabin

9 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $230 per night, airbnb.com

Enjoy the wrap-around entertainment deck with grill and fire pit while taking in the variety of wildlife presence and mountain views. Quiet evenings make way for brilliant sunrises in the morning, listen to the birds chirping as you have your grilled lunch on the deck, walk the grounds with a fairy tale garden, a perfect place for children to run.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Escape to this comfortable cabin with central air and heat, tucked away on a quiet mountain cul-de-sac just north of airport road. Treat yourself to the warm hospitality and peaceful surroundings of these three bedrooms, two baths with an entertainers deck w fire pit. Minutes away from Ski Apache & Winter Park for skiing, hiking, fishing, zip-lining & mountain biking. Close to Ruidoso, Alto Lake and Flying J Ranch where there is something for everyone.”

Amenities

Hot water | Air conditioning | Iron | TV | Cable TV | Indoor fireplace | Wifi | Heating | Washer | Dryer | Essentials | Room-darkening shades

Guest Reviews

“Highly recommend. Great spot with great views!” – Rachel
“Had a wonderful stay, the place was super clean and it’s secluded enough to have privacy but also has good access for near by activities.🤩 Will definitely recommend 🙏” – Danech
“Marthas cabin was beautiful and very relaxing” – Tori
“You will not be disappointed staying Mo’s Cabin everything was nice and clean it even had a fire pit and barbecue grill to enjoy a nice evening outdoors.” – Cecelia
“❤Beautiful property… Lovely place to exlore and take it all in. Amenities were extremely wonderful” – Judy

#4 La Casa Bonita

3 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $100 per night, airbnb.com

Tucked in a beautiful old neighbourhood of log cabins, you’ll find this 1-bedroom home with interiors nicely restored and amenities comfortable and cozy. Surrounded by other cabins and trees, you can definitely bump into a deer or two, or even an elk. This is the perfect place to unplug and disconnect.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Quaint little rustic fairytale cabin! Cozy and romantic getaway for a couples weekend in the Mountains! Situated directly in downtown Ruidoso with the ability to walk to shops and restaurants in shops Main Street. Wildlife will be all around you!”

Amenities

Indoor fireplace | TV | Heating | Hot water | Essentials | Bathtub | Free parking on premises | Dishes and silverware | Kitchen | Oven | Cooking basics | Refrigerator

Guest Reviews

“Great little place, very clean an had everything that you would need. Great communication also!” – Johnathan
“We had a perfect getaway! The cabin was cozy and clean. Definitely would rent again.” – Lucy
“We had a great stay at Travis’ cabin! Pleasant neighborhood, excellent roads for walking, lots of wildlife walking through our front yard. Would come back!” – Courtney
“Lovely place to stay at. The cabin community was sweet and beautiful. It definitely beats staying at a hotel.” – Veronica
“Very clean and comfortable place ! We got to see a lot of the wild life right in front from our cabin. ” – Jennifer

#5 Living The Dream Mountain View Home

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Book Now: $250 per night, airbnb.com

Nestled in nature, this home is the perfect escape from city life! Relax on your private deck overlooking the Capitan Mountains. When you’re ready to pick up the pace, drive 13 miles out for winter sports at Ski Apache or 5 miles down toward Ruidoso for even more family fun. Offering 3 bedrooms, and 1,600 square feet of comfortable living space, this Ruidoso abode welcomes 8 for a sweet Southwest escape

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Mtn-View Alto Home on 1 Acre, 13Mi to Skiing. A common theme in reviews says how the pictures do not do justice to the views from our house. That is so true. As you pull into the driveway the views are incredible. Our house is located just a couple of hundred yards off the prettiest hole on Alto Lakes Golf Course, #12. Each bedroom has it’s own ensuite bathroom for your comfort.”

Amenities

Essentials | Heating | TV | Air conditioning | Indoor fireplace | Iron | Dryer | Cable TV | Wifi | Hot water | Washer | Bathtub

Guest Reviews

“Nice location and proximity to town yet a very isolated feel. Beautiful views. Lots of wildlife.” – Roann
“This was an amazing place to stay! It was a last minute book and the host made it possible for a getaway that was much needed! The house was gorgeous and clean!” – Monica
“Enjoyed our stay at Living the Dream. It is a very quaint and quite property for a relaxing. Proximity to midtown is a definite plus for eating and shopping.” – Amy
“The wildlife we saw was amazing. You’ll love the view from the balcony.” – Karen
“Exceeded expectations in every aspect. Beautiful home in a perfect location. Made our stay very enjoyable, easy, and peaceful.” – Joel
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#6 Adorable Mountain View Cabin

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $200 per night, airbnb.com

Close to shopping, groceries, and restaurants yet located on a cul-de-sac for lots of peace and quiet, you will get a mountain view every time you look out the 20 ft wall of windows or step out onto the wrap-around deck of this cabin. With granite countertops and an island in the kitchen, master king-size beds, beautiful Acacia wood floors and soaring vaulted ceilings, this home is perfect for your mountain getaway.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Adorable Cabin with Sunrise Mountain Views! 75+ “5 STAR REVIEWS – Ruidoso is a MOUNTAIN TOWN! So stay in a cabin with a “MOUNTAIN VIEW” in heart of Ruidoso. Enjoy this 3BR 2BA cabin nestled in the pines for a true mountain getaway.”

Amenities

Heating | Iron | Air conditioning | Washer | Indoor fireplace | Essentials | TV | Cable TV | Hot water | Dryer | Wifi | Bathtub

Guest Reviews

“Great views and super location.” – Thomas
“Perfect spot to relax! Nothing more could have been expected!” – Clinton
“This place’s views are even better in person! We stayed here as a family of three but this house would be great for a large family or for a couples getaway.!” – Meghan
“We had a great time! The cabin is super cute and the view from the large deck is amazing! Very nice place and good hosts!” – Kayley
“We highly recommend this place. It was very clean, and had great views of the mountains and wildlife. The hosts were great, responsive and helpful.” – Susannah

#7 1940’s Cabin Near Midtown & Grindstone

4 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $150 per night, airbnb.com

If you are looking for a more modern, updated cabin look, this listing would fit perfectly with your needs. Built-in the 1940s, it has been beautifully and lovingly renovated to feature white walls against cabin elements. It’s a family-friendly and pet-friendly space with a fully-equipped kitchen, French press, and coffee grinder plus child-amenities such as a high chair, a Pack ’n Play, kids’ dishes & utensils, toys, and books.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“We invite you to stay in our completely remodeled 1940s cabin. Our goal is to provide a superbly clean & comfortable stay with access to a multitude of outdoor activities. Very short drives (or medium walks) to both Midtown and Grindstone Lake. Ski Apache, Ruidoso Downs Race Track, Smokey Bear Historical Park, Billy the Kid Museum, and many more beautiful sites and parks are also nearby.”

Amenities

Ethernet connection | Hot water | Indoor fireplace | Wifi | Dryer | Essentials | Air conditioning | Washer | TV | Heating | Laptop-friendly workspace | Iron

Guest Reviews

“Great place to stay and very clean place. Located 10 mins away walking from the main avenue and from a lot of stores and restaurants it is also in the middle of the woods making this cabin’s location perfect!!” – Paul
“The cabin it’s even better in person-clean and pristine!!! Michael and Scarlett were very responsive and answered all of our questions rapidly.” – Jorge
“The thoughtful touches and their cute place made it feel like a planned vacation. Ruidoso is such a perfect little town and we really appreciated all of the recommendations before we arrived.” – Kara
“I was so glad to stay at Michael & Scarlet’s place. It was very clean, relaxing, and stylish. Ruidoso was a really quiet area and they left some great tips.” – Robert
“Cute mid-century modern cabin tucktaway in Ruidoso. Michael & Scarlet are outstanding hosts and will make you feel quite at home.” – Alexandra

#8 Renovated & Cozy Cabin Near Midtown & Grindstone

5 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $150 per night, airbnb.com

Located in a well-established Ruidoso neighbourhood, this 1 bedroom home is just west of Midtown, right between Upper Canyon and Grindstone Lake. The neighbourhood is quiet and home to lots of elk, deer, and other wildlife. This home offers an updated cabin-feel with a perfect mix of Ruidoso charms such as a repurposed antique refrigerator and natural hardwood flooring, and modern amenities such as open-concept living.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“We invite you to stay in our completely remodeled 1940s cabin. Our goal is to provide a superbly clean & comfortable stay with access to a multitude of outdoor activities. Very short drives (or medium walks) to both Midtown and the Grindstone Lake. Ski Apache, Ruidoso Downs Race Track, Smokey Bear Historical Park, Billy the Kid Museum, and many more beautiful sites and parks are also nearby.”

Amenities

Essentials | Iron | Hot water | Heating | Indoor fireplace | Wifi | Dryer | TV | Laptop-friendly workspace | Washer | Air conditioning | Ethernet connection

Guest Reviews

“If you want a stylish yet cozy cabin near beautiful landscape and have deer great you at breakfast than this is the place. Excellent location within in seconds of downtown Ruidosa, thanks guys!!!” – Sam
“We loved the cabin! Centrally located and super cozy.” – Marty
“Absolutely beautiful! An adorable cozy cabin in the perfect location close to downtown! We will definitely be visiting again!” – Jazmin
“My wife and I had a great time at this cabin. It was clean and very comfortable. The bedroom has lamps that can wirelessly charge your phone.” – Hakeem
“The home is in a great location – near shops and Grindstone Lake. There are many deer who “hang out” on the property. The internet connection is great and they have a large array of channels on the TV.” – Frank

#9 Redwood In The Historic Upper Canyon

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $180 per night, airbnb.com

Surrounded by beautiful tall pine trees, with a beautiful mountain view, Redwood was designed for a romantic weekend getaway. Just 10 minutes away and you’ll be in Ruidoso downtown shopping, where you park, stroll shop to shop and dine. Sit in the hot tub together while enjoying the sunsets, have a romantic dinner by the grill in the outdoor seating area, and sleep peacefully on the Juniper beds.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Redwood offers two covered decks; one over looks the tall ponderosa pines off of the main living area with seating and gas fire table, The second Covered deck offers a private Hot Tub, seating around the gas fire table and a Gas BBQ Grill – two level – 3 steps up to cabin entrance and main level, several steps to upper bedroom level – Wi-Fi in cabin – Roku – DVD/CD player-cabin side parking”.

Amenities

Essentials | Heating | TV | Air conditioning | Indoor fireplace | Iron | Dryer | Cable TV | Wifi | Hot water | Washer | Laptop-friendly workspace

Guest Reviews

“Beautiful place for couples to getaway. The cabin is well located to town and nature. Alfredo has thought of everything you may need during your stay to ensure you are comfortable..” – Jazmine
“Lovely cabin for two people – my boyfriend and I had a relaxing stay and enjoyed exploring Ruidoso and Lincoln National Forest. ” – Jill
“This is a beautiful place!! We loved everything about it! Beautiful design!” – Cori
“My husband and I absolutely loved spending our honeymoon here! The cabin was in a great location and had tons of amazing amenities. The hot tub was awesome and we loved drinking coffee on the deck every morning.” – Jordyn
“Our stay at Alfredo’s was amazing! The place was a gorgeous getaway, just like we needed. Alfredo was very accommodating and flexible.” – Courtney

#10 Vista Celestial – Amazing Views

6 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $160 per night, airbnb.com

Awe-inspiring beauty and solitude await guests in this spacious 1,100 square foot one-bedroom custom mountain home. Welcome home to warm hand-scraped hardwood floors, elegant southwest décor, a stunning kitchen with custom cabinets, and granite countertops throughout. Take in the panoramic breathtaking views of Ruidoso from a vantage point at 7,400 feet above sea level.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Welcome to Vista CelestialWe chose this mountain paradise not because of the abundant amenities but because of the awe inspiring beauty and solitude. We hope you will experience what a blessing this has been for us and make memories with loved ones that last a lifetime.”

Amenities

Hot water | Indoor fireplace | Wifi | Dryer | Essentials | Air conditioning | Washer | TV | Heating | Laptop-friendly workspace | Iron | Free parking on premises

Guest Reviews

“Best place I’ve ever stayed in Ruidoso, NM! Amenities made it feel like a home away from home.” – Jennifer
“I’m not the type of person who writes reviews, but I have to with Vista Celestial. This place is wonderful! I’ve had the luxury of staying at many rental houses (AirBNB, VRBo, etc) around the country as I travel for work and this one takes the top spot.” – Mike
“Beautiful home. Views for days. Definitely will be back!” – Carla
“Wow! This place exceeded our expectations. We ate breakfast with the hummingbirds each morning and the view is breathtaking, not to mention all the deer and other wildlife in the area.” – Sarah
“They can expect a relaxing beautiful place for 2!” – Angelina

#11 Sprucewood Cabin In The Upper Canyon

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $140 per night, airbnb.com

A historical gem at the top of the hill, relax on the deck surrounding the entire house or stretch out on the lounge chairs while you read a book. Up for a nice grilling experience? The gas grill is the push of a button away from a tasty meal. Give your neck and back some therapeutic relief in the hot tub large enough to seat 6. This original split-log Sprucewood cabin is the perfect getaway from the rat-race.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

““Sprucewood” is one of the few original 1940s split-log cabins in the popular and wooded Upper Canyon. Filled with new, modern-rustic design, it’s an historical gem at the top of the hill, with deck overlooking distant mountain peaks, pines, and cabins. Friendly deer walk through the yard. The river is a scenic stroll away.”

Amenities

Air conditioning | Laptop-friendly workspace | Indoor fireplace | Heating | TV | Wifi | Hot water | Essentials | Hot tub | Free parking on premises | Dishes and silverware | Coffee maker

Guest Reviews

“Super cute little cabin and such a great location! Exactly what I pictured for a weekend getaway. We’ll be back for sure.” – Jordana
“100/10 would recommend y’all. Gretchen and Steve are the best. Felt at home.” – Karter
“Such a cute cabin ! Plenty of space , it was nice to have the private bedroom and bathroom downstairs . The patio area was great to sit and drink coffee and the hot tub was perfect after a long day of shopping .” – Kayla
“A vintage rustic cabin. The hosts are great and very willing to help with all your questions. Location is close to all Ruidoso has to offer.” – Billie
“The couple communicated quickly and kindly at all times. The place was beautiful and perfect for my group of gals!” – Megan

#12 Starry Nights Cabin

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $150 per night, airbnb.com

Recharge and relax in a family-friendly peaceful, and quiet environment. This cabin comes with three bedrooms – the White Sands room has a king bed. The Mural Room is a kid’s imagination paradise with twin bunk beds, a play tee-pee, and a forest chalk mural. The Porch Room has a queen bed, the best view of any of the rooms, and is cozy and inviting.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“The Starry Nights Cabin is in a quiet, sunny spot easily accessed off the main road in the heart of the National Forest, but only a few minutes drive from midtown and Ski Apache. The large, fenced and forested backyard is ideal for kids to play in while adults relax on the side deck or around the fire pit. If you are here during the snowy season, the backyard is great for sledding.”

Amenities

Heating | Air conditioning | Hot water | Iron | Washer | Laptop-friendly workspace | Essentials | Cable TV | Indoor fireplace | Wifi | TV | Dryer

Guest Reviews

“Expect an awesome and relaxing stay in a beautifully kept cabin!” – Chantal” – Chantal
“We had the most magical week in the woods at this sweet cabin. My two year old and four year old both loved the toys and the kids room. I loved that they could play by themselves in the lovely backyard and I felt safe with them back there.” – Jessica
“Erins place was outstanding. From the moment we checked in until we checked out we loved it. I cannot tell you how comfortable it was.” – Holly
“We really enjoyed our stay here It was a very nice cabin and close to downtown.” – Valerie
“Darling cabin with great forest feel and a great patio table to enjoy the area. We had several male elk that hung out for a day. Great central location to everything.” – Cecily
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