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This Best Western property, located in Raton, New Mexico, is beautifully appointed with all the amenities of a full service hotel and the convenience of being located just off of Interstate 25. The property features 74 rooms which include two suites and four ADA accommodations. Guests will enjoy Mulligan's, a full service restaurant and bar, indoor pool contained in a lush botanical courtyard, a business center, sundry shop. Wi-Fi and hardwire high-speed Internet are available throughout the property as well as a fitness center, a complimentary full breakfast, and morning newspaper.

The Best Western Plus Raton Hotel is in the northeast part of New Mexico and is almost an equal distance to Denver, Amarillo, and Albuquerque. Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy close proximity to Angel Fire Resort and Red River Ski Area, just 90 minutes away. This Best Western property in the High Plains of New Mexico is also the perfect stopover location for long highway journeys. Lake Maloya in Sugarite Canyon State Park, just 12 miles to the north, features boating, camping, hiking and some of the best trout fishing in New Mexico. Other sights include the Raton's historic downtown, NRA Whittington Center and the Capulin Volcano.

Make the Best Western Plus Raton Hotel a destination stop while visiting our community or a planned stopover during a long journey. Our staff is gracious and well-trained and at your service 24-hours a day. We look forward to your visit! Dogs are welcome in designated pet-friendly rooms only.

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Hotel Amenities

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Cleaning Standards

Industry-Leading Cleaning Standards

Modified Breakfast

Breakfast Service & Selections 

Low Rate Guarantee

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Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets allowed based on the availability of pet friendly rooms. Up to 2 dogs per room with an 80 pound weight limit. Additional pet types (cats, birds, etc) will not be accepted by the hotel. Pet rate is $20 per day with a $100 per week maximum.
Child Policy
Children 17 And Under Are Free In Room With One Paying Adult In Existing Bedding.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 2.00 mile(s) from The Raton Range, local newspaper in Raton - 575-445-2721
  • 3.00 mile(s) from KRTN Radio, radio station, Raton - 575-445-3652
  • 45.00 mile(s) from Baca Valley Telecom, area telephone and Internet service provider - 575-278-2101


  • 0.00 mile(s) from Chamber of Commerce, chamber and visitors center in Raton - 575-445-3689
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Bank of America, banking center in Raton - 575-445-2341
  • 1.00 mile(s) from First National Bank of New Mexico, banking center in Raton - 575-445-1400
  • 1.00 mile(s) from International Bank, banking center in Raton - 575-445-2521
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Wells Fargo, banking center in Raton - 575-445-2713
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Johnson Memorial Library, downtown Raton a beautiful facility
  • 2.00 mile(s) from The Raton Museum, downtown Raton newly renovated
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Raton Police Department, 575-445-2705
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Raton Fire Department, 575-445-2708
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Amtrak Train Station, station building in Raton on South First Street - 575-445-0571
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Arthur Johnson Memorial Library, on Cook Avenue in Raton - 575-445-4746
  • 2.00 mile(s) from El Raton Movie Theater, since 1930 the theater has been part of downtown Raton - 575-445-7008
  • 2.00 mile(s) from The Schuler Theater, historical center for performing arts in downtown Raton, great collection of concerts and performing arts. - 575-445-4746
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Raton City Hall, municipal building in Raton - 575-445-9551
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Colfax Miner's Medical Center, hospital in Raton - 575-445-3661
  • 10.00 mile(s) from NRA Whittington Center, for discerning gun enthusiasts both young and old. Open year-round
  • 10.00 mile(s) from Sugarite State Park, state park with Lake Maloya - boating, fishing, hiking and camping.
  • 18.00 mile(s) from Trinidad State Park, state park and lake - boating, waterskiing, fishing, hiking, camping. Exit 11.
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Capulin Volcano, this National Monument is east of Raton on US 87. Preserved volcano cone and gift shop
  • 30.00 mile(s) from Capilin Volcano, extinct volcano features one of the best preserved volcano cones in the world. Visitor Center.


  • Mulligan's, on premises, bar/lounge, American, open for: breakfast, dinner, Mulligan's Restaurant & Bar features an innovative collection of contemporary American cuisine using the freshest ingredients available. Breakfast is a full hot breakfast buffet. Dinner menu available from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Coffee Shop, on premises, bar/lounge, American, open for: breakfast, dinner,


  • 20.00 mile(s) from Trinidad State College, junior college in Trinidad.

Nearby Cities

  • 215.00 mile(s) from Amarillo, Texas
  • 223.00 mile(s) from Denver, Colorado
  • 228.00 mile(s) from Albuquerque
  • 337.00 mile(s) from Lubbock, Texas
  • 438.00 mile(s) from Wichita, Kansas
  • 477.00 mile(s) from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 492.00 mile(s) from El Paso, Texas
  • 552.00 mile(s) from Fort Worth, Texas


  • 2.00 mile(s) from golf, Raton Golf Course, well maintained 9-hole course just west of Raton in the Sangre de Christo foothills, 575-445-8113
  • 10.00 mile(s) from boating, camping, hiking and trout fishing, Sugarite State Park
  • 20.00 mile(s) from golf, Trinidad Golf Course, 18-hole course just across the border in Trinidad, Colorado - 719-846-4015
  • 25.00 mile(s) from golf, Cougar Canyon Golf Course, Jack Nickalus designed 18-hole course
  • 80.00 mile(s) from skiing, Angel Fire Resort, ski resort in Angel Fire, www.angelfireresort.com - 575-377-6401
  • 92.00 mile(s) from skiing, Red River Ski Area, in Red River, NM. www.redriverskiarea.com 575-754-2382


  • 0.00 mile(s) from RBS True Value Hardware, local hardware store in Raton - 575-445-2725
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Needful Things By Us, antique store - 575-445-7093
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Super Save Discount Foods, grocery store in Raton - 575-445-2331
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Kmart, in Raton - 575-5-445-5588
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Little Bear Gallery, art gallery in Raton - 575-445-9509
  • 2.00 mile(s) from shopping, historic downtown, various clothing shops
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Old Pass Gallery, art gallery in Raton - 575-445-2052
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Heirloom Shop, downtown Raton shop filled with antiques and collectibles
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Tool Shed, downtown Raton shop filled with antiques and collectibles
  • 2.50 mile(s) from Records Ace Hardware, local hardware store in Raton - 575-445-8211
  • 40.00 mile(s) from Buffalo Nickel, art gallery in Cimarron - 575-376-2750
  • 40.00 mile(s) from Cimarron Art Gallery, art gallery in Cimarron - 575-376-2614
  • 40.00 mile(s) from Cimarron Blue, art gallery in Cimarron - 575-376-2223


  • 231 mile(s) from Albuquerque International Sunport Airport
  • 237 mile(s) from Denver International Airport
  • 225 mile(s) from Amarillo International Airport
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Greyhound TNM&O bus line is walking distance from our Hotel - 575-445-9071
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Amtrak, located in the downtown area
  • 2.00 mile(s) from Raton