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14 Cozy Cabin Rentals in Ruidoso, New Mexico

If you’re under the impression that New Mexico is only made up of desert landscapes, then you clearly haven’t been to Ruidoso! This getaway town is in an alpine setting and surrounded by forests with tall trees and stunning mountain views. It’s a year-round Southwestern destination that’s popular for hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, and camping. For a comfortable, yet authentically rustic, stay in this small town, book one of these Ruidoso, New Mexico cabin rentals.

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Gorgeous Log Home with Mountain Views & Hot Tub

For your large group in Ruidoso or just to have some more room to spread out, book this VRBO cabin that sleeps up to 12 people. It has three bedrooms and two bathrooms, as well as a six-person hot tub that overlooks the valley. When you stay here, you’ll be under 30 minutes from shopping, horse racing, golfing, tubing, hiking, live theater, and much more. The cabin is about 2,400 square feet in size and does not allow pets. Come here for exceptional views from the rear deck, a beautifully designed interior space, and to be close to Ski Apache. The trek to the ski lodge up the mountain starts 10 minutes away from the cabin for easy access.

Cabin with Hot Tub & Mountain Views Hot tub at Ruidoso Cabin with Hot Tub & Fantastic Mountain Views
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Cabin with Hot Tub & Mountain Views

This cabin is also available to rent for your trip to Ruidoso with up to five people. It has two bedrooms and 1.5 baths, and it is just minutes from Ski Apache, Grindstone Lake, and Lincoln National Park. You’ll have your own private hot tub, a deck with a gas grill, and lovely mountain views when you’re here. The home also offers cable TV and Wi-Fi. It’s an Airbnb cabin that has gotten great reviews and has a 1,100 square foot interior with a kitchen that’s well-equipped for cooking meals in your home away from home.

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Great Sierra Blanca View

A great VRBO listing that is a cabin in Ruidoso is this one that sleeps up to eight people. It has three bedrooms and two bathrooms in a wonderful location. The home was built in 2004 and is on a mountainside about a mile south of Ski Run Road. It has rustic furniture, a 600-square-foot redwood deck, and over 250 feet of covered area. Another big perk is the six-person hot tub. You can access a hiking trail just off the deck and park in a large two-car garage too. There are king-size beds in two of the bedrooms and a queen-size bed in the third bedroom. Up to two pets are allowed for a $75 fee.

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Sprucewood Cabin in the Upper Canyon Pet friendly

One of the many cabin rentals available on Airbnb is this one that accommodates six guests and has three bedrooms. This is a 1940s split-log cabin in the Upper Canyon with a modern-rustic design. It has a deck that overlooks the mountains, and the river is a short walk away. You’ll also be within a five-minute drive of shopping and dining. You’ll love the hot tub and ski-lodge-inspired décor here and having everything you need available for a relaxing escape. The sleeping arrangements in this highly-rated cabin rental are queen-size beds in two bedrooms and a king-size bed in one bedroom. Wildlife is known to roam throughout the neighborhood, so keep an eye out!

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Sneak Away in the Historic Upper Canyon

This cabin is an ideal space for a couple because it has one queen-size bed and one bath. The interior features live-edge countertops, wooden floors with turquoise inlay, and a LED rain shower head and built-in hand sprayer in the bathroom. Pets are welcome to stay here with you but be a responsible pet owner or you’ll incur additional charges. Other modern perks of this cabin are Wi-Fi, a DVD player, two smart TVs, and Bluetooth speakers.

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Redwood in the Historic Upper Canyon

Couples will enjoy this cabin rental that’s perfect for romantic weekends and extended stays in Ruidoso. It has two covered decks, and one of them has a private hot tub. Other amenities here include a gas BBQ grill, Wi-Fi, Roku TV, cabin-side parking, and custom redwood countertops. Guest who stay here have access to the entire cabin, which has one bedroom with a queen-size bed and two baths. It’s a lovely place to relax and unwind, especially if you’re looking to surprise the one you love with a little getaway for just the two of you.

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Spacious House Nestled in Ruidoso Pines

Here’s a 1,900-square-foot cabin listed on VRBO that sleeps six people and has two bedrooms and three bathrooms. It has three levels and is among the pine trees in a quiet neighborhood. You’ll have a fully equipped kitchen, full-size washer and dryer, board games and books, and four flat-screen TVs here. There is free Wi-Fi, scenic mountain views, accommodations and décor for all seasons, and a relaxing atmosphere for your time in Ruidoso.

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Knotty Pine Ridge View Cabin Midtown

We also love this cabin that’s within walking distance of Midtown Ruidoso and close to restaurants and bars. It’s ideal for a couple or small family with its one bedroom and one bath. Although it has a rustic vibe, the cabin has modern amenities, such as the Smart TV, Wi-Fi, and a fully-equipped kitchen with a new gas range. There is also a Keurig coffeemaker here for guests, and the bedroom has a queen-size bed.

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Secluded Retreat in Cedar Creek

Here’s another great cabin option for six people, and this one has two bedrooms and one bath. It’s in the Cedar Creek area and has a large wrap-around deck for soaking up the mountain scenery. It’s easy to cook your own meals in the well-stocked kitchen here and feel right at home with the wood-burning fireplace, Wi-Fi, TV with Roku, and memory foam mattresses. One bedroom has a queen-size bed and the other has a double-size bed. The space also offers a dedicated workspace and free parking. Unlike the cabin mentioned above, this one does not allow pets.

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Hootie’s Cabin in the Pines

Here’s a cabin rental for up to six people that really encourages you to enjoy the simple pleasures of mountain life. It was built in the 1940s and is in the heart of the Midtown shopping and entertainment. It’s on a quiet and private road that’s just a short walk from the main road. Yet it’s peaceful with the tall pine trees and elk and deer roaming the area. Guests enjoy the four-person hot tub and outdoor patio here to relax after long days of adventuring. The sleeping accommodations are a queen bed, a single bed, and couch in one bedroom and then a queen bed and sofa bed in the second bedroom.

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Relaxing Pet-Friendly Ruidoso Cabin with Hot Tub

Known as “Perla’s Dream,” this two-bedroom, one-bathroom cabin is a mile outside of Ruidoso. It offers the perfect balance of being just close enough to town, yet far enough away for a peaceful stay in the Sierra Blanca Mountains. The features here include a fully equipped kitchen, cozy fireplace, cable TV, fenced dog run, gas grill, and patio set. You’ll love the backyard here with your own private Jacuzzi where you can look up at the stars at night. Pets are allowed here.

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Ruidoso Retreat

You can have a relaxing stay on your trip to Ruidoso when you book this Airbnb cabin that has been newly remodeled. It has a kitchenette to cook meals and is between one and two miles from downtown. The cabin is located behind the owner’s house but has a separate gate entrance. There is parking for one vehicle here. The sleeping arrangements are one queen-size bed and one sofa bed. It’s a nice studio space for up to three people and has one bathroom inside as well. Pets are not allowed inside this cabin.

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3 Bears Cabin

Up to three people can stay in this cabin with one bedroom and one bathroom that’s charming and in a great location. It has a large covered deck and is within walking distance of shopping venues and restaurants. Pets are not allowed here. Guests enjoy the cozy gas fireplace, Wi-Fi, and a well-equipped kitchen with a brand-new gas range/oven. The sleeping arrangements are a king-size bed in one bedroom and a couch in the common area. This is not a party cabin so keep noise levels down between 10pm and 8am.

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Peaceful & Relaxing in Paradise Canyon

Located in the Paradise Canyon area, this “Day Dreamer Cabin” has a rustic charm and a queen-size bed in each of the two bedrooms. It is ideal for up to four guests and has one bathroom. For your Ruidoso getaway, you’ll have a smart TV, Wi-Fi, a deck with a gas grill, and a secluded hot tub. It has a paved driveway for easy accessibility and is a great spot in both summer and winter.

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