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473 Clayton Road
Raton, New Mexico 87740-2344
United States


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Hotel Overview

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Due to NM Public Health orders amid the current public health crisis, our pool, restaurant & bar, and fitness room are currently closed.

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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, meeting and event facilities with state of the art audio/video capabilities, 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 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.


Hotel location and the surrounding area

473 Clayton Road
Raton, New Mexico

Hotel Amenities


  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Restaurant on-site
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary full breakfast, Buffet style: choice of breads, cereal, fruit, coffee, juice, scrambled eggs, sausage, potatoes, ham, tortillas, hot oatmeal, yogurt, and pancakes made to order upon request. Build your own breakfast burrito with New Mexico green chile or salsa.
  • Cocktail lounge
  • Indoor pool Heated Due to NM Public Health orders amid the current public health crisis, our pool is currently closed.
  • Exercise facility, 24 Hour strength station, treadmill, stationary bike, elliptical
  • Universal gym
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Elevator
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Inter/Exter corridor
  • Express check out
  • Late check out
  • Safe deposit box, at the front desk
  • Solarium, lush botanical courtyard with extensive skylight system provides this amenity
  • Cable or satellite television
  • Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless internet access; Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Business center
  • Printer available
  • Fax services
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy services
  • Photocopy machine
  • Audio/visual equipment
  • Conference services
  • Dataports
  • Mail services, collected and delivered daily
  • Wedding services, professional meeting staff available
  • Meeting facilities, seating range from 12 to 80
  • Banquet facilities, seating range from 24 to 200
  • Conference facilities, seating up to 80 people
  • Catering
  • Ballroom, enclosed botanical courtyard seating up to 200
  • Convenience store/Sundry
  • Coffee shop
  • Air-conditioning
  • Physically challenged services, Braille room numbers and signage
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible, ramp way for second floor conference room access, two floors
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Gift shop or newsstand
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor parking
  • Truck/RV parking, RV parking only
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Complimentary newspaper available
  • High speed Internet access in public areas

Public Space ADA Accessible Features:

  • Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
  • Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
  • An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
  • An accessible lobby entrance door
  • Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes
  • An accessible reception desk or accessible folding shelf or reception area
  • Room signage: 60-inches to sign center above finished floor
  • Accessible table in eating area
  • The eating area has self-service shelves and dispensing devices within reach range
  • Public restrooms accessible

Guest Room Communication Assist Features:

  • Closed-caption televisions
  • Telephones have volume control
  • Visual fire alarms
More Amenities


  • Cable or satellite television
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Desk/work area
  • High-speed Internet access, hard wired in 24 rooms and two suites. Wireless dataport available
  • Voice mail
  • Free local calls under 30 minutes
  • Air-conditioning
  • Wake-up calls
  • Sofabed available there are six rooms with couch sofabeds
  • Adjoining rooms available, there are 34 connecting rooms

Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 4

  • Property meets ADA of 1990 (US hotels only)

Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:

  • Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
  • Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub
  • Accessible room controls (e.g. HVAC and lighting)
  • Accessible clear floor space
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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, - 575-377-6401
  • 92.00 mile(s) from skiing, Red River Ski Area, in Red River, NM. 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