Our Reviews

See what our guests had to say about their stay at The Classic Desert Aire Hotel!

2021 Travelers' Choice Award from Tripadvisor
2020 Travelers' Choice Award from Tripadvisor
  •   The reception team was very welcoming, friendly, and professional. The lobby/gift shop area had a nice variety of traditional items (jewelry, woven goods, handbags, etc). The room was... read more

    Travelin_Gal2009
    7/21/2022

      We stayed here for 2 nights at the beginning of July - during which I proposed to my girlfriend at White Sands National Park. Before arrival I had contacted the... read more

    markfD2647RL
    7/16/2022

      Gorgeous mural art/custom paint on hotel. Very friendly check-in. Happy they allow our well traveled cats. Kids loved the breakfast! Rooms could use some updates but the linens/towels were clean.... read more

    Patchpixie537
    7/07/2022

      This was a really nice roadside motel. The folks at the front desk were very welcoming. The room was super clean and had everything I needed. In addition, it was... read more

    TChicagah
    7/07/2022
  •   The staff was very friendly and helpful. The breakfast they provide in the morning is amazing. The gift shop at the front has amazing small trinket items as well as... read more

    dinitaheitz
    7/02/2022

      This was such a pleasant surprise.
    Staff was awesome, very friendly and helpful.
    Room was great! Clean, spacious and reasonably priced.
    Pool was refreshing.
    Breakfast at the cafe was DELICIOUS!... read more

    Departure48641331244
    7/01/2022

      The accommodations were great! Very clean and nice. The staff was very kind and helpful! They were there anytime to help with anything. My daughter needed milk at bedtime (I... read more

    Climber217561
    6/30/2022

      Great motel with a vintage feel. We ended up needing a pet friendly motel unexpectedly and we couldn't be happier with our stay at the Desert Aire. The... read more

    CathyN1970
    6/29/2022
  •   We chose to stay in Almagordo for a few days to visit White Sands NP. The staff was welcoming and informative for the area. Breakfast was included and made to... read more

    167suzid
    6/22/2022

      Staying at the Desert Aire Hotel was like returning to the past. It reminded my husband and me of the motor courts we. stayed in with our parents during... read more

    susiecreamcheese44
    6/04/2022

      Stopped here after our tent broke while visiting white sands, low prices caught my eye but the awesome free breakfast, free sleds(for white sands), awesome staff and great atmosphere made... read more

    TheJakel
    6/01/2022

      We travel with two small dogs and finding pet-friendly hotels can be a challenge. We have stayed at this hotel before - the last time was 2 years ago when... read more

    O6436DHjamesp
    5/23/2022
  •   We enjoyed our stay at the hotel. The staff was great to work with and were very accommodating. We do wish the pool would have been open and that we... read more

    alexish508
    5/19/2022

      We enjoyed our stay at the hotel. The staff was great to work with and were very accommodating. We do wish the pool would have been open and that we... read more

    alexish508
    5/19/2022

      Pleasing appearance, lovely Southwest murals all over, gift shop, free hot breakfast ( great bkfst burrito), helpful, friendly front -office staff, AND most importantly: clean, comfortable, roomy sleeping and... read more

    angieabruzzese
    5/13/2022

      It's a nice motel just 15 minutes away (by car) from the White Sands NP visitor center. The staff (Front desk and breakfast room) was very friendly.
    The room had... read more

    claire_bdx_fr
    5/10/2022
  •   When I first drove up, I was surprised by the quaint old-fashioned type of look; very 50's kitchy painted motifs. Inside is a very nice, large gift shop with a... read more

    H6335UHcynthias
    5/07/2022

      The housekeeping staff did a great job preparing our room, and nice it was on the first floor, as my knee has gone bad and there was no elevator. Location... read more

    71travel2022
    5/03/2022

      Check in was quick and easy. Monica was very professional and friendly. Room and hotel is a bit dated but still clean and has helpful employees.
    I will return... read more

    lubbockcooper
    4/16/2022

      First time staying in New Mexico & this by far is the best place to stay at in Alamogordo. I stayed here for 2 wks & LOVED it! All the... read more

    C3336HYamberm
    6/05/2021
  •   It served its purpose. We needed a place to stay for the White Sands trip and they were accommodating and even offered sleds for free. The breakfast option... read more

    FBX7
    6/05/2021

      The maroon curtains were strange and a little depressing but the bedspread was nice. The bed was raised high. I liked the lace curtain. The front desk clerk was very... read more

    HappyHappyFun
    4/14/2021

      We stayed here while visiting family in Alamogordo. It has been recently remodeled and the rooms are very pleasant, roomy and clean. The bathroom had a nice walk-in shower.... read more

    Travrlers2
    3/29/2021

      For the price, newly remodeled Desert Aire Inn fit the needs for our family. Staff went above-and-beyond to handle some check in problems likely due to reopening issues and... read more

    Monte R
    3/19/2021
  •   Kitchen suite was VERY spacious. Could have used some paper towels in the holder and a clean sponge in the kitchen sink. Breakfast bar was nice addition. Bed was comfortable.... read more

    181sms
    3/08/2021

      Excellent staff that was very helpful at check in! Clean and comfortable rooms. Convenient location. It was nice to have a warm breakfast in the morning. We would stay at... read more

    audreybA8026JI
    2/28/2021

      Best value for those of us who travel with pets. Best location for what we wanted to do - mainly shopping at the thrift stores. Very nice room with a... read more

    jkpe3000
    2/27/2021

      The rooms were pretty plain but they were cozy enough, after I got that heater blasting of course. They were clean. The price was right and the staff was so... read more

    sguzman08
    2/20/2021
  •   Very nice and exceptionally clean. Very courteous service. Excellent Mexican restaurants in the local area. Warm water for early morning shower was barely adequate. Very nice gift shop. The... read more

    MICHAEL C
    2/08/2021

      Staff was friendly and breakfast was awesome!
    We rented a kitchenette and it was perfect! Modern and super clean! Does not feel like a chain.... read more

    Delcorazonmedicine
    2/03/2021

      The breakfast was awesome and the room was comfortable. We liked being able to park right outside our room for convenient access to our vehicle. It was mostly quiet. I... read more

    Tortilla22
    1/31/2021

      I was in town just for the evening and this was a very nice and affordable stay! This motel is very conveniently located, everything you might need is very close.... read more

    667tianam
    1/20/2021
  •   We stayed in the King Spa suite and it was amazing! First of all it was a smoking room and that was awesome! The lady at the front desk at... read more

    stephaniesA4593QT
    12/29/2020

      Very clean and not noisy. Breakfast good and personnel very helpful and nice. Doing updates in parking lot. Location very easy to find. Loved the gift shop which... read more

    collysuel
    12/23/2020

      Good front desk service. Room was dated and the mattress saggy. Overall, a good stay for the location. Worked for one night on my way to White Sands National Park... read more

    Gordman B
    12/21/2020

      Room was at a good price point, clean, with GREAT customer service. Plus, it had the CUTEST little gift shop & the breakfast menu had such a great variety of... read more

    chantalmarielg
    12/11/2020
  •   It was a great place to stay. Very clean, very comfortable bed, great breakfast and very friendly staff. I was a bit concerned because it was so reasonably priced, but... read more

    Vanese B
    11/28/2020

      I recently went it Alamogordo for two weeks of training. Because I didn’t want to spend two weeks eating fast food, microwave meals, or heavy restaurant food, I searched for... read more

    J5499HCjenniferm
    11/14/2020

      Great place! Was super impressed it’s locally owned and the staff was all from the area. Nice little breakfast we got as well. Burrito breakfast! Room was clean and... read more

    Amichael245
    10/31/2020

      Loved the 1950's style hotel. While showing some aging it was clean with a vanity that was around a wall; no bothering your travel companion if you have to... read more

    Kalika61
    10/29/2020