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New Hampshire
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

These cabins are well maintained...not a speck of dust or dirt could be found! Woke up to a family of deer grazing on the front lawn. The new owners are to be commended for their enthusiasm and friendliness. Would not hesitate to re-book the next time we are in the area.

Thank TOPNewHampshire
Coolmountain, Owner at Story Book Cabins, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review and we are very happy you enjoyed your stay in Ruidoso! We look forward to seeing you again when you return to our area! More 

San Antonio, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Upon entering the cabin we found it immaculate. I really liked the way the interior was designed. The pillows were the best that I have ever slept on. Loved the front porch and watching the deer. We fed the deer apples. The outside gas grill was very clean and I cooked out everyday. It was a very relaxing to stay... More 

Thank bbauerut
Coolmountain, Owner at Story Book Cabins, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Cabin 3 is one of the more requested cabins that we have and the deer certainly know that it is a great place to get a snack! We hope to see you again soon!!! More 

Austin, Texas
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Our family of 4 stayed at these cabins many times in years past. We revisited them again this fall as empty nesters, and were so pleased to be back. It was all the same, but even better. The cabins have not only been maintained but upgraded. Ours was very cute and comfortable with nice handmade tables and cabinet doors, big... More 

Thank SNTripper
Coolmountain, Owner at Story Book Cabins, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the wonderful review and very honored that you made your way back to us! Everything you described about your cabins mirrors the reasons we decided to move to Ruidoso and purchase Story Book Cabins! We look forward to a return trip and will have the deer waiting when you arrive! More 

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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We just stayed in Story Book Cabin's #22 Tree House. 3 adults and 3 older kids. Very nice accommodations, well equipped, nice layout, beautiful! Note: The weather was perfect fall-like weather so we did not have to worry about snow. However we did notice that the road to the cabin could be a bit difficult to manage in snowy or... More 

Thank RickEPTX
Coolmountain, Owner at Story Book Cabins, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are glad that you had a wonderful time and that the weather cooperated! We are aware of the road leading to the cabin and will be having it graded and resurfaced in advance of winter. Of course even with a new surface, snow and ice can make driving that road a bit treacherous... More 

Tucson, Arizona
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43 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Our vacation goals were to find a place a whole lot cooler than our hometown Tucson (yes, by 30+ degrees), GREEN rather than desert, peaceful, and near a brook. We wanted to color, read, play cards and board games and basically NAP! All were achieved in renting cabin #33. This is a managed cabin, so is away from the general... More 

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Coolmountain, Owner at Story Book Cabins, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and very glad that you enjoyed your visit and your wonderful review! Cabin #33 is a favorite among our repeat guests (as well as first timers) and the sound of the river certainly can't be beat! Also glad that you went off the beaten path and enjoyed the 'local' scene that makes this... More 

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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

First time back to visit Ruidoso in years. With all the growth in the upper canyon & so many cabins to choose from, I'm so very happy and satisfied with my choice of Story Book! Friendly staff and clean, comfy cabin with all the choice amenities. Will choose Story Book again!

Thank Tonie D
Coolmountain, Owner at Story Book Cabins, responded to this review

We are very glad you finally made it back to Ruidoso and very glad that you enjoyed your stay! Hopefully it won't be years between your visits and that we will see you again soon! More 

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29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

We stayed at Story Book Cabins over the Labor Day holiday. We stayed in the Moose cabin. It was wonderful. Very clean, cozy, and the decor was very nice. The property was so nice. We will make this our new place to stay when visiting Ruidoso.

Thank john j
Coolmountain, Owner at Story Book Cabins, responded to this review

Very glad that you enjoyed your stay and that we will see you again the next time to travel to Ruidoso! We are planning to re-landscape between the Moose (#5) and Elk (#6) cabins in the next several months and look forward to your review of our work when you return! More 

McKinney, Texas
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We have stayed several times at Storybook Cabins usually in the "Little Bear" cabin. We have always enjoyed our time at Storybook. The Upper Canyon location is very nice, quite and peaceful which is what we are looking for. The cabin is great - love the deck - like watching the deer come by. Excellent staff - always helpful. We... More 

Thank LG1944
Coolmountain, Owner at Story Book Cabins, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and very glad that you enjoyed your stay! We look forward to welcoming you back to Ruidoso next year! More 

San Antonio, Texas
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486 reviews
62 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 244 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

I would not recommend Cabin #14. We stay in Cabin #14 Sunday thru Tuesday night. Pictures from website were true to actual interior of cabin, but not the private back deck, which is NOT private. We found the king bed comfortable, more than ample bath towels, great wi-fi, comfortable leather couch and over stuffed chair with ottoman, The dining table... More 

2 Thank Napunani
Coolmountain, Owner at Story Book Cabins, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and all of the positive comments you listed, yet we are saddened that the cabin was not up to your expectations and ultimately reviewed very negatively. As stated in your review, the bathroom was not up to a standard that you would expect from us - human error can sometimes occur and had something been... More 

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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 June 2016

The cabins have recently been renovated. The furnishing inside and outside are very comfortable. We rented cabin #3 which was set back from the road so it was very quiet. There are some books, cards and dominos in the cabin and a DVD library at the office to check out. The landscaping was very nice. I really enjoyed sitting on... More 

Thank anne54Texas
Coolmountain, Owner at Story Book Cabins, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and we are very glad that you enjoyed your stay! We are going through a tremendous amount of sugar water - those hummingbirds drain the feeders about as quickly as we fill them! We hope to see yo again soon - especially when the heat cranks up later in the summer in Texas! More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in Ruidoso, New Mexico, Story Book Cabins offers upscale rustic knotty pine rental cabins nestled amid the tall trees. A great setting for family fun, romantic getaway or honeymoon. Just minutes from the restaurants, shops and art galleries of Ruidoso's midtown area, yet away from it all in Historic Upper Canyon. It's easy to relax among the cool mountain pines. Whether for a weekend or a week, you'll want to return time and again to the magic of Story Book Cabins. Each Ruidoso rental cabin is unique in both design and details. Choice amenities such as a full kitchen, washer/dryer, fireplace, hot tub, cable TV with DVD, and Wi-Fi are available. Combined with tasteful artwork and creative log furnishings, a comfortable and memorable living space is yours to enjoy. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Story Book Cabins

Address: 410 Main Rd, Ruidoso, NM 88345-7604
Region: United States > New Mexico > Ruidoso
Price Range: $196 - $271 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
Also Known As:
Story Book Cabins Hotel Ruidoso
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“Many cabins to choose from depending on your priorities.”
 of 5 bubbles SNTripper, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't select CABIN #14”
 of 5 bubbles Napunani, 5 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The lower the number of the cabin the farther you are from the main road.”
 of 5 bubbles anne54Texas, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Great description on web page, if you have questions call and the staff/owners will help.”
 of 5 bubbles LosLovatos, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“Cabin #8 perfect for a couple. Cabin #6 and 7 offer a full bath and an oversized jaccuuzi tub.Interesting TV viewing....”
 of 5 bubbles 822ricku, 21 Feb 2016 | Read review
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