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Caressa Gray

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english

Cedar Creek Lodge - Secluded in the Lincoln National Forest

42 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Lodge, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 9-11)

SUMMER SPECIAL! Only $199/night with minimum two nights rental!

Our lodge is secluded yet conveniently located two miles from the town of Ruidoso. You will drive through the beautiful Lincoln National Forest and the recreation area to arrive at the lodge. We are a short walk away from Cedar Creek and the Lincoln National Forest recreation area where you will find hiking and biking trails, picnic tables with barbecue grills, and covered pavilions. Our lodge is located in a quiet area where you can kick back and relax on a private deck with a hot tub.

After walking up the front deck you'll find the hot tub nestled in between the walls of the home, providing great privacy as you gaze into the beauty of the forest. From the entrance of the home, the kitchen and main living and dining areas are located to the right in the A-frame portion of the cabin. This also houses a full bathroom right off of the living room and dining area. There is plenty of comfortable seating in the living room with a fireplace to cozy up next to. Taking the stairs to the loft brings you to an open room with a full bed that looks down into the living room. On the back side of that room is a private bedroom with another full bed that has a small walkout second story deck for a great view into the forest and hillside.

A king size bed awaits you in the bedroom near the main entrance of the home, with a half bathroom attached and personal exits to the back deck. This bedroom also has a day bed tucked into the corner that's great for children wanting to be close to their parents. Down the hall to the left from the front door leads you to the huge master bedroom, furnished with a desk, TV, recliner and a walk-in closet. Attached is the master bathroom with a jetted spa tub and separate shower. The washer and dryer are also located in this spacious bathroom in a utility closet.

We hope you will choose to stay at our lovely home. Please check the calendar for availability as well as look at our rates page for specific descriptions on nightly minimums, seasonal rates, and holidays.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Caressa Gray (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english

What makes this lodge unique

Skiing, hiking, biking, museums, horse racing, fishing, swimming, fine dining and simply watching the wildlife.


based on 42 traveler reviews

Cedar Creek Lodge - Secluded in the Lincoln National Forest
average rating of 4.5 based on 42 reviews

Roomy family retreat

  • 3 of 5

Thank you for the use of your cabin! We enjoyed the room to stretch out and relax between adventures. The separation of the rooms allows for a nice private spot for each member of the group. Peaceful. Well equipped. Cute touches and rustic appeal.

We never were able to get the hot tub to warm up, even with people in our group very familiar with the workings. Some issues with cobwebs and areas that needed some deeper cleaning before usage. The layout has a lot of unlevel floors and steps. One of the older members of our family took a good fall. Be ware if booking with elderly or young children.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're glad you enjoyed your stay! I'm sorry you did not get to enjoy the hot tub as well. If you had contacted me, I would have sent our spa technician over right away to make sure it was working for your enjoyment. The hot tub is maintained on a weekly basis by a professional spa service. It does stay in the economy mode when not in use, so the mode must be changed to get it to heat properly.
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Great property with room for all

  • 5 of 5

The property is beautifully maintained, fully stocked with everything you need for a fun getaway with friends or family.

The pictures don't do the home justice. Big master bedroom, nice kitchen with a very comfy living room.

On our second night there, we were pleasantly surprized to find the front yard filled with deer!

We would definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was Wonderful!!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was so wonderful!! It was comfortable and cozy. We had a fire every evening after getting back from our cold adventure out and then would pop in the hot tub. I didn't want to leave and can't wait to get back! Thank you for sharing your beautiful home with us!

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best time ever

  • 5 of 5

Nice place, you feel like home, Almonte everything it is ok. We could not open The jacuzzi but i hope the owner fix the padlock. I hope to come back next year.

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing! Can't wait to go back!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this house! It was the perfect home for my family & I & it had everything we needed! The location is great also the kids loved waking up too see so much snow! Thanks again & I hope to be booking with you again soon!

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great winter spot, convienent for skiing at Ski Apache!

  • 5 of 5

I was very impressed with this cabin, it was everything we needed and more! We had no problems during our stay and were extremely comfortable. Very conveniently located to both Ruidoso and Ski Apache. The snow conditions during our stay were excellent, and we were very impressed by how well the city kept the streets clear and safe for driving. The kitchen is equipped with everything you'd ever need to make a good quality meal. We greatly enjoyed the hot tub, it was perfect after a long day of skiing. The cabin does indeed sleep 13 people cofortably. I would definitely suggest this cabin to anyone who is looking to spend a few days skiing at Ski Apache. I hope to rent this cabin again in the future!

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This home is secluded in the Cedar Creek portion of the Lincoln National Forest, with a nearby recreational area where many trails start into the nearby hills and mountains.


Rates & Availability

Ruidoso Lodge Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jul 6 2016 - Aug 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
Labor Day Weekend 2016
Sep 1 2016 - Sep 6 2016
3 night minimum stay
Sep 7 2016 - Nov 20 2016
2 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving 2016
Nov 21 2016 - Nov 28 2016
3 night minimum stay
Nov 29 2016 - Dec 15 2016
2 night minimum stay
Christmas Break 2016
Dec 16 2016 - Jan 8 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Administrative Fee $65
Cleaning/Maintenance Fee $200
Tax Rate 5.12%

For holidays stays including Christmas Day, we require a five night minimum. We do allow two night stays when the calendar allows or during the week of Spring or Fall seasons. Stays of 4 nights or more will receive a discounted rate.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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New Mexico Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Half Bath - toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub
  • 2.5
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • King Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , Half bath attached with access to back porch.
    Sleeping loft - 1 double , upstairs, open to living room
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , 1 baby crib , Walk-in closet, TV, portable crib in master closet
    Upstairs Bedroom - 1 double , Second story small patio attached
  • King size beds (2), Double Beds (2), Twin bed (1) Additional sleeping: full-size sleeper sofa bed (living room) sleeps two
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • jetted tub
  • churches
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

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