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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 31 March 2012

We arrived late at night and were welcomed by one of the owners and her daughter. They personally showed us to our rooms, then came back a few minutes later with free chips and salsa and strawberries! Clean, comfortable rooms and a very nice lobby. The fun courtyard and giant chili pepper out front really take it over the top!...

1Thank deronp
Wimberley, Texas
Reviewed 30 March 2012

I just stayed there again with my family. As has been stated, it's on the older highway with older motels, but the property was clean and well-maintained. Plus it's got some creativity--giant chile peppers and the like on the grounds. The owner even brought us chips and salsa right after checking in. Some of the complaints are probably from people...

Thank Laurence1001
Leesburg, Florida, United States
Reviewed 27 March 2012

Clean large room,check. Clean fresh sheets and towels, check. A comfortable king size bed, check. A friendly Inn keeper and his wife, Check. A nice breakfast ready early, check. Something extra with the desert garden, pool, gazebos a bar be cue areas. It was a pleasure staying at this family owned, run, and maintained Inn. David and his wife Elina...

1Thank Kate O
Peralta, New Mexico
Reviewed 22 March 2012

So far we have stayed here twice and each time, the room was clean, tidy, quiet, and well worth the price. It is a little out of the way but easy to get to and the noisy city is just down the road. The hotel doesn't have all the fancy bells and whistles of the high priced hotels but who...

Thank Candy D
Logan, Utah
Reviewed 21 March 2012

This is an extraordinary motel, especially at the bargain price. Clean, good location, nice breakfast -- but what elevates this above the rest are the manager, Dave (from Australia), and his wife, Elina. He is almost obsessively personable and helpful. And Elina is an expert on chilies (in a region known for its chilies). Her garden displays many varieties of...

Thank frostyhal
Reviewed 21 March 2012

GREAT PRICE, VERY CLEAN, VERY COMFORTABLE!!!! Family owned Hotel. Lots of personal attention. It is a slightly older hotel, but you can tell the owners really care about your stay. The room was larger than average and very clean. Comfortable bed and couch. There was a family of 4 in the room next to me and I barely heard any...

Thank JeepGirl22
Reviewed 9 March 2012

I drove up to the hotel and proceeded around back to find my party and discovered what appeared to be a hotel/apartment complex in a run down part of town. I'll agree with other recent posts that this place has a high rating for such a mixed bag. I would probably go out of my way NOT to stay here...

4Thank TouristCJ
davidgLC, Manager at The Big Chile Inn, responded to this review

It has been a blessing for 6 years to improve the property and we strive to ensure our guests are comfortable. In response to your comment we have fenced off the back of the property, which is used only for gardening supplies. To improve the outlook of the area where your room was, we have built another garden rest area,...

La Quinta, California
Reviewed 7 March 2012

This is one sucky, dump. Beware of the glorifying reviews on Trip Advisor and Yelp. It doesn't add up this is a scarry place! The place has mixed matched linens, towels that look dirty and picked up at a dumpster. There is something funny going on here at this place to get great reviews. Seriously. Looked at room and drove...

4Thank Tripsfor100
davidgLC, Manager at The Big Chile Inn, responded to this review

I am sorry you were disappointed with the room, had you raised these issues with staff during your 11 hour stay, we would have attempted to remedy the situation. The photos you included seem inconsistent with your statement that the towels "look dirty and picked up at a dumpster", however we will review laundry procedure.

Reviewed 22 February 2012

This hotel deserves a high rating on TripAdvisor. The rooms are very clean and smell good too. We were welcomed with complimentary drinks, chips and salsa brought to our room. A perfect Southwestern midafternoon snack. We were thankful that our dog was also allowed as a guest. The lady who checked us in had a great attitude. My husband stays...

Thank Mojuba
Silver City, New Mexico
Reviewed 18 February 2012

There are a lot of old motels on Picacho St., and some people might feel that the area is not as safe as elsewhere in town; if so, they are missing out on an opportunity to stay in a clean, friendly environment that is anything but the same old cookie-cutter chain motel. My wife and I own a small business...

2Thank MitchHellman

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about The Big Chile Inn

Address: 2160 W Picacho Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88007-2302
Region: United States > New Mexico > Las Cruces
Price Range: €57 - €65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Big Chile Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 53
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#2 Best Value Hotel in Las Cruces
#2 Business Hotel in Las Cruces
#3 Family Hotel in Las Cruces
#7 Romantic Hotel in Las Cruces
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