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This hotel is located in Alamogordo. All rooms are equipped with free WiFi and a flat-screen cable TV. Holloman Air Force Base is 15 minutes’ drive from the hotel. A work desk, a microwave and coffee-making facilities are featured in each room at Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo. An en suite bathroom with a hairdryer is also included. Guests can take advantage of a fitness center and a business centre at Alamogordo Magnuson Hotel and Suites. A 24-hour front desk is available. The property provides free parking. Alameda Park Zoo is 5 minutes’ drive from the hotel. White Sands National Monument is 23.4 km from Magnuson Hotel and Suites Alamogordo.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

The Classic Desert Aire Hotel has been welcoming guests since 9 Sept 2011.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Breakfast info


Free private parking available at the hotel

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Room type
1 extra-large double bed
1 large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Alamogordo
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Carlo
     The location is perfect for the white sands national monument, and the pool is great. The staff was very friendly and flexible; they waited for me for check-in even if I could only check in very late because of a late arrival in Albuquerque
  • Healy
    Yes wonderfully swimming pool and breakfast with great staff to help and give me information about the area
  • András
    I liked the Native American paintings on the walls, the reception that had a nice gift shop, the staff that was friendly and even got us plastic spoons and utensils when I asked for them. There is also a nice pool I saw people use it, but it...
  • Fabrice
    Globally good. Except the first contact mentioned below, staff was fine with a special thanks to the very kind lady in charge of breakfast 👍😀
  • Kathleen
    United StatesUnited States
    good breakfast offerings - not cereal thank you! able to get more towels at front desk fairly quiet for being on the "main drag".
  • S
    United StatesUnited States
    Great location, pet-safe room (we traveled with a cat) and amazing price for the quality we got with breakfast included!!!
  • Passara
    I like the room I stay, best location close to best restaurants in this city. I will stay here again and again every time I visit White Sand
  • Rafael
    Nice motel with optional breakfast for take away, perfect for visiting white sands national park
  • Jennifer
    Lovely staff and a fabulous breakfast. Very cool looking hotel, would definitely stay again.
  • Russell
    United StatesUnited States
    The room was spotlessly clean and the check-in process was very friendly.

Property questions and answers
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  • Do you have shuttle service to El Paso airport? What is the # to call?

    Yes, there is a shuttle service that rents an office from our property. Alamo El Paso Shuttle & Courier Service.
    Answered on 4 February 2020
  • Hello- what is the fee for pets? Thanks!

    Hello, We are proud to be a pet-friendly hotel with a pet fee of only $15 per pet per night and a $50.00 deposit that is refundable at check out. We ..
    Answered on 16 April 2022
  • Does the King Spa room have a kitchen?

    Hello, Our Spa rooms have a microwave and a mini-fridge.
    Answered on 3 June 2022
  • I actually am here was wondering if you will have a suite with juquizze later in week? I may want to extend my stay , wondering or sooner pam s.105

    Hello Pam, Yes we have Jacuzzi suites available later this week.
    Answered on 25 May 2020
  • do you have a refrigerator in the room?

    All rooms on our property have a microwave and small refrigerator in them. Our kitchenette suites have a full size refrigerator.
    Answered on 27 September 2022
  • Are any of the King Suites on the first floor?

    Yes, all of the suites are on the first floor.
    Answered on 17 May 2021
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Hotel surroundings *

1 restaurant on site

  • The Classic Cafe
    • Cuisine
      American • Mexican • Local
    • Open for
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly • Traditional
    • Dietary options

Facilities of The Classic Desert Aire Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8

Most popular facilities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Fitness centre
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Pool view
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Wake-up service
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Wake up service/Alarm clock
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Seasonal
  • All ages welcome
  • Fitness
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Fitness centre
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules

The Classic Desert Aire Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 16:00 to 00:30

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


From 05:00 to 11:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 3 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.

Mastercard Visa Discover JCB Diners Club American Express The Classic Desert Aire Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that rooms with a spa bath cannot accommodate children and are only for guest 21 years of age or older. Contact the property for more information.

No pets are allowed in SPA suites. All rooms are non-smoking any evidence of smoking of any kind guests will be charged up to a $200 cleaning fee. Smoking is permitted in designated areas see front desk for smoking locations.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

It is not possible to stay at this property for Coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform The Classic Desert Aire Hotel in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

FAQs about The Classic Desert Aire Hotel

  • Room options at The Classic Desert Aire Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Quadruple
    • Suite

  • Guests staying at The Classic Desert Aire Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • American

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The Classic Desert Aire Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • The Classic Cafe

  • The prices at The Classic Desert Aire Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • The Classic Desert Aire Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness centre
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Swimming Pool
    • Fitness

  • Yes, The Classic Desert Aire Hotel is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • The Classic Desert Aire Hotel is 1.4 miles from the centre of Alamogordo. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at The Classic Desert Aire Hotel is from 16:00, and check-out is until 11:00.