Located in Cloudcroft, Cloudcroft Hostel provides accommodation with private balconies. Among the facilities at this property are a shared kitchen and a shared lounge, along with free WiFi throughout the property. Featuring a shared bathroom with a shower and a hairdryer, rooms at the hostel also provide guests with a mountain view. Cloudcroft Hostel offers a terrace. Guests at the accommodation will be able to enjoy activities in and around Cloudcroft, like hiking, skiing and cycling. Alamogordo is 21 km from Cloudcroft Hostel, while Ruidoso Downs is 45 km away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Cloudcroft Hostel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 24 Apr 2020.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Free private parking available on-site


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Room type
1 bunk bed
1 large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
2 bunk beds
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Travel Sustainable Level 1
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Cloudcroft
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  • Setareh
    Wow this place was great! It was really cozy and had everything you need, and more. The nature outside was stunning and there was a lot of bautiful things around. The service was out of this world, and her dog was a super big and cute bonus! :)...
  • Alise
    A real hidden gem in the mountain! The location is amazing if you are interested in hiking, with a lot of nice trails in close proximity and white sands national park less than an hour away. The hostel is really beautiful, warm and charming, with...
  • Anderson
    United StatesUnited States
    Good chill place to stay. Real hostel environment at the mountains. Cozy. The owner is so nice and gave a lot of good suggestions for my road trip
  • Jens
    They do everything right here. All details are thought well. Plugs at the beds. Good and useful kitchen. You can make your morning coffee by yourself, they provide you with coffee powder. Internet is fast. I should habe staxed longer.
  • William
    United StatesUnited States
    Cloudcroft hostel is beautifully run with a lot of attention to detail. From the fresh towels and sheets on the comfortable beds and reading lamps by each bunk through the bathrooms which have body wash and moisturizing lotion to the spotless and...
  • Aniruddha
    United StatesUnited States
    Everything was up to the mark, the location was perfect. It was not too far from the town but still was very peaceful. Perfect for stargazing from right outside dorm rooms. The dorm rooms were clean provided with clean sheets and towels. The...
  • Alysha
    United StatesUnited States
    Cozy with plenty of amenities. Owner was very nice. Two of the beds were very comfy.
  • Megan
    United StatesUnited States
    I felt right at home even though I had never been here before, and this was my first hostel experience! I made myself right at home and used the microwave to reheat leftovers for dinner. The room was cozy and the heater worked perfectly to get the...
  • Shannon
    United StatesUnited States
    Stephanie, the owner, is really far too humble to name her mountain lodging a hostel. Her property is so well managed, sparkling clean, spacious, colorful and cultured. It reminded me of the design school in Finland, and many nice memories when I...
  • Jim
    United StatesUnited States
    it was well kept beautiful and staff was helpful and not intrusive

Property questions and answers
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  • Can I park there? I have a small one cycle motorcycle trailer and truck. Can I park truck with small trailer here as a paying guest?

    Yes you can on the right side coming up the driveway pulling all the way to the bumper. Thank you
    Answered on 24 July 2023
  • How close it your location to the Trinity atomic bombing site?

    About 50 min to Oscuro and probably another 30 min to the Trinity site form there. Hope this helps, thank you
    Answered on 2 September 2021
  • do the rooms have a T.V.?

    No, we have a tv in the common area / living area.
    Answered on 8 August 2023
  • Are all guests using one bathroom

    Sorry for the delavyed answer. The bathrooms are separate by male and female, shared with other guests of the same gender. Thank you
    Answered on 29 September 2020
  • are you allowed to smoke on balcony or is there a designated smoking area?

    the smoking area is by the fire pit. Please do not smoke on the balcony as the windows to the rooms are open in the summer, thank you
    Answered on 14 July 2023
  • is there a shower in the shared bathroom?

    Mu apologies for the delayed response, I did not see your questions. yes there are showers in the shared bathroom
    Answered on 30 May 2023
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Facilities of Cloudcroft Hostel
Great facilities! Review score, 9.5

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Mountain view
  • View
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Balcony
  • Shared kitchen
  • Kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Skiing
  • Tennis court
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Pet bowls
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Lockers
    • Private check-in/check-out
    • Fax/photocopying
    Reception services
    • Invoice provided
    Entertainment and family services
    • Board games/puzzles
    • Board games/puzzles
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • Smoke alarms
    • Key access
    • Designated smoking area
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Heating
    • Fan
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Languages spoken
    • German
    • English

    House rules

    Cloudcroft Hostel takes special requests - add in the next step!


    From 15:00 to 21:00

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


    Until 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.

    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 21


    Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

    Payments by Booking.com

    Booking.com takes your payment on behalf of the property for this stay, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.

    The fine print

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

    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.

    FAQs about Cloudcroft Hostel

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

    • Cloudcroft Hostel is 3.7 miles from the centre of Cloudcroft. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Check-in at Cloudcroft Hostel is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

    • Cloudcroft Hostel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

      • Cycling
      • Hiking
      • Skiing
      • Tennis court