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High Country Lodge

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Deluxe Cabin, 2 Bedrooms | Primary image
Indoor pool
Deluxe Cabin, 2 Bedrooms | Private kitchen | Fridge, microwave, oven, stovetop
Standard Cabin, 2 Queen Beds | Living room | Flat-screen TV, fireplace
Standard Cabin, 2 Queen Beds | 2 bedrooms, individually furnished, bed sheets

Overview of High Country Lodge

Entire cabin

High Country Lodge

2.5-star property

4.2/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
859 State Highway 48 North, Alto, NM, 88312

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationRuidoso Winter Park4 min walk
  • Popular LocationThe Links at Sierra Blanca5 min drive
  • Popular LocationCree Medows Public Golf Course8 min drive
  • AirportRuidoso, NM (RUI-Sierra Blanca Regional)13 min drive

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Deluxe Cabin, 2 Bedrooms

  • 475 sq ft
  • Studio
  • Mountain view
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Queen Beds

Standard Cabin, 2 Queen Beds

  • 475 sq ft
  • Mountain view
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Queen Beds

About this area


Located in Alto, High Country Lodge is in a rural area. Travelers looking for local activities can try The Links at Sierra Blanca and Ski Apache, while those looking to experience a bit of culture can stop by Hubbard Museum of the American West. Check out an event or a game at Ruidoso Downs Racetrack, and consider making time for Pillow's Funtrackers, a top attraction not to be missed. Enjoy the area's slopes with cross-country skiing and snowboarding, and don't miss out on the snowmobiling and snow tubing.

What's nearby

  • Ruidoso Winter Park - 4 min walk
  • The Links at Sierra Blanca - 5 min drive
  • Cree Medows Public Golf Course - 8 min drive
  • Wingfield Park - 12 min drive
  • Ruidoso Winter Park - 16 min drive

Getting around

  • El Paso International Airport (ELP) - 170 min drive


  • Zocca Coffee - 4 min drive
  • Anaheim Jack's - 4 min drive
  • Log Cabin - 5 min drive
  • Michael J's - 7 min drive
  • Casa Blanca - 7 min drive

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire cabin to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

High Country Lodge

Cabin in Alto with indoor pool and outdoor tennis court
Along with an indoor pool, this smoke-free cabin has an outdoor tennis court and a meeting room. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, laundry facilities, an arcade/game room, and express check-out are onsite. All cabins are individually furnished and offer furnished balconies or patios and ceiling fans. Guests can enjoy fireplaces, and other standard amenities include kitchens with refrigerators and ovens. Housekeeping is not available.
High Country Lodge offers 32 air-conditioned accommodations with fireplaces and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. Each accommodation is individually furnished. Kitchens offer refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and separate dining areas.

Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels.

Recreational amenities at the cabin include an outdoor tennis court and an indoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.


English, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Property is professionally cleaned
Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Cross-country skiing, snow tubing, and snowboarding nearby


  • Indoor pool


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site

Family friendly

  • Playground


  • Refrigerator
  • Stovetop
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils


  • Bed sheets provided


  • Shower/tub combination
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste (on request)
  • Towels provided

Living spaces

  • Fireplace
  • Dining room


  • Flat-screen TV with cable service
  • Arcade/game room
  • TV in a common area

Outdoor areas

  • Furnished balcony/patio
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue grill
  • Picnic area


  • Laundry facilities

Work spaces

  • 1 meeting room

Climate control

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Heating


  • Pet friendly
  • USD 30 per pet per night


  • No elevators
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Multilingual staff
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Banquet hall
  • No housekeeping
  • Reception hall

Location highlights

  • In a rural location

Things to do

  • Outdoor tennis courts
  • Tennis on site
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Basketball on site
  • Volleyball on site
  • Snowmobiling nearby
  • Sledding nearby

Safety features

  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke detector


  • 32 rooms
  • Individually furnished

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Check-in from 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: 20 percent of room rate
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 30 per pet, per night

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Pet fee: USD 30 per pet, per night
  • Late check-out fee: 20 percent of room rate (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, and a smoke detector
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

This property does not have elevators

Property is also known as

High Country Lodge
High Country Lodge Alto
High Country Lodge Inn
High Country Lodge Inn Alto
High Country Alto
High Country Lodge Alto
High Country Lodge Cabin
High Country Lodge Cabin Alto

Frequently asked questions

Does High Country Lodge have a pool?

Yes, this property has an indoor pool.

How much does it cost to stay at High Country Lodge?

As of Oct 5, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at High Country Lodge on Oct 6, 2022 start from $129.0, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

Is High Country Lodge pet-friendly?

Yes, pets are allowed at this property. There's a fee of USD 30 per pet, per night.

How much is parking at High Country Lodge?

Self parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at High Country Lodge?

Check-in is from 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.

What time is check-out at High Country Lodge?

Check-out is at 11 AM. Late check-out is available for a 20% fee (subject to availability).

Where is High Country Lodge located?

Situated in a rural location, this cabin is within 9 mi (15 km) of The Links at Sierra Blanca, Pillow's Funtrackers, and Ski Apache. Ruidoso Downs Racetrack and Hubbard Museum of the American West are also within 12 mi (20 km).

Can I cancel my reservation for free at High Country Lodge and receive a full refund?

Yes, High Country Lodge offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to High Country Lodge cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Overall score and ratings


Very Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 83 out of 171 reviews
5 - Excellent 49%
Rating 4 - Good. 57 out of 171 reviews
4 - Good 33%
Rating 3 - Okay. 18 out of 171 reviews
3 - Okay 11%
Rating 2 - Poor. 7 out of 171 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 6 out of 171 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

2/5 Poor

location was good, attention to requested assistance was excellent.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
It was a beautiful setting, and the cabin was so surprisingly cute and comfortable! Loved the stay!!
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
Nothing fancy but clean, spacious and really nice staff. Very much a 70’s old school campy vibe…great location and great wifi. Full kitchen with basics and having two separate bedrooms was nice. Living room was a good size and couch was comfy. Would totally stay again.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2022

3/5 Okay

Traveled with family
Atencion en español, personal bilingue y el area esta muy bonita, en general las instalaciones requieren mayor comodidad y ser mas grandes
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022

1/5 Terrible

Verified traveler
Traveled with family
Disliked: Cleanliness, room comfort
Never stay here again
Shower was disgusting and there were ants everywhere. They had a window unit for the AC, needless to say it was HOT.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2022

2/5 Poor

Luz Maria
Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
So dirty outside and furniture very old
Stayed 2 nights in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2022