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Ace Lodge

Belair Inn

Birch Street Retreat

Birch Street Retreat is within walking distance of the hot springs district. Queen beds, coffee & tea, wireless but no television, laundry, kitchen.

Spa Services

Call 505-459-5607 to book.

“His Hands Massage” at Birch Street Retreat tailors treatments to your individual needs. Massage techniques include craniosacral therapy, Swedish massage, Somato emotional release, lymphatic drainage, and emotional freedom technique using acupressure points. Two lodging rooms are available for overnight guests. Body work is available lodging guests and the general public. Private soaks at Riverbend Hot Springs are an optional addition.

Blackstone Hotsprings

Originally built as a motor court; fully remodeled to open as luxury lodging and mineral baths in 2006. Eight rooms on the Blackstone Hot Springs main property—Roy Rogers, Babalu, Studio, Superman, Twilight Zone, Jetsons, Golden Girls, As The World Turns—have private in-room springs.


9am-9pm daily

Wet Room (indoors), Red Bath, Turquoise Bath, Yellow Bath:
$25 for 1 hour, 2 people maximum, $10 per person beyond 2; hot spring pool, geothermal steam room with powerful waterfall, and private shower area

Historic Baths:
$5 for ½ hour; 2 ceramic tile tubs for 1 or 2 people each

baths at Blackstone Hot Springs

Charles Motel & Hot Spring Spa

On average, 4-5 rooms are available for nightly rental at the Charles Motel & Hot Spring Spa. A one-hour soak is included with a room rental.

Spa & Soaking Info

8am – 9pm

Private baths (60 minutes):
$6 per person for individual indoor soaks
$10 per person / per hour for outdoor rooftop soaks, max 8 people
($8 per person for guests of the motel)

Indoors: private bathing stalls with tiled tubs; segregated by gender (4 women / 5 men)

Outdoors: two jetted whirlpool tubs, each in a private section on the rooftop

Call 575-894-7154 to arrange a detoxifying sweat wrap, massage therapy, or reflexology to complement your soak.

ladies baths at the Charles Motel & Spa

roof-top bath at the Charles Motel & Spa

neon sign at the Charles Motel & Spa in Truth or Consequences New Mexico

Comfort Inn & Suites

All guest rooms include 9-foot ceilings, refrigerators, dry bars, coffee makers, hair dryers, irons, ironing boards, DVD players and 32-inch high-definition televisions.

Desert View Inn

Fire Water Lodge

Soaking & Spa Info

Fire Water Lodge offers free private baths for lodgers only. Robes are provided for your stay.

Six rooms at Fire Water have indoor baths; some are concrete, others are ceramic tile, one is stone & ceramic, one is metal. Each bath is in a private enclosed area. Two rooms have baths for use by that room’s occupants only.

There’s also one outdoor bath for general use by all lodgers on a first come / first served basis: it’s a jetted whirlpool bath in a private fenced-in area.

Appointments are available with a massage therapist who uses a blend of Western and Asian techniques. A reflexologist is also available by appointment.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites

The Holiday Inn Express and Suites in Truth or Consequences is the newest and most modern hotel in the area. The 100% non-smoking facility is conveniently located off Interstate 25.

In addition to easy access to two lakes, three State Parks, and Spaceport America, guests will enjoy a selection of local dining and a variety of recreational activities such as golf, hunting and fishing.

Hotel amenities include a complimentary breakfast buffet featuring a variety of signature hot items served daily; an indoor heated pool and whirlpool; a business center; a fitness area; and both wired and wireless high speed internet access.

Nestled off the banks of the Rio Grande in southern New Mexico, Holiday Inn Express’s centralized location offers convenient access to Las Cruces and Albuquerque. The location is also a short distance from T or C’s Historic Hot Springs District, downtown art galleries and shops, and local art studios.


Indian Springs

The bath house and cottages—formerly Langford Tourist Courts—have evolved over the years, and today are reminiscent of the tranquil mid-twentieth century. Walk-ins are welcome on a first-come / first-served basis. Lodgers get two free half-hour baths per day. Nightly, weekly and monthly rentals are available.

Soaking Info

8am – 9pm daily
$4 per person for for a half hour bath
Baths are gravel-bottom, mostly natural flow, but a pump in the small bath maintains constant flow.

Small bath: 4×4′ can accommodate 1-2 people
Large bath: 6×8′ can accommodate up to 6 people

the smaller bath at Indian Springs in Truth or Consequences New Mexico

Indian Springs, hot mineral baths in Truth or Consequences New Mexico

Photo of Indian Springs: Moshe Koenick. Used with permission.

La Paloma Hot Springs & Spa

Unity, Nirvana, Serenity, Heartsong and Solace are among the 10 rooms available to La Paloma lodgers. Guests enjoy free unlimited 24-hour access to the bathhouse during their stay. Spacious suites, graciously appointed with oversize furniture, include 2 bedrooms, living room, dining room, and kitchen.

Soaking & Spa Info

10am-10pm daily for non-lodgers

Walk-in soaks are $6 per person per ½ hour; $10 per person for 1 hour
Natural flowing hot mineral baths with temperatures from 98-115 degrees
clothing optional indoor baths, suits required in the public (communal) LongHouse
Show your ID, get a free soak on your birthday
Bathhouse is whisper quiet
4 pools are just for feet; 2 pools are for 2 people each; 3 pools are for up to 5 people

La Paloma works with a number of local therapists to provide a long list of spa treatments: reiki, facials, pedicures, astrology readings, tarot readings, acupressure, deep muscle therapy, cranio sacral therapy, cupping, Hawaiian Lomi Lomi massage, Swedish massage, sports therapy, Shiatsu, lymph drainage, pre- and post-operation therapy, prenatal massage, couples massage, foot massage, and geriatric massage.

Motel 6

Pelican Spa

Thirty-two rooms are spread across several properties, all in downtown Truth or Consequences. Dogs are welcome for an extra fee of $25 per night for the first dog, $15 per night for the 2nd. All rooms have kitchenettes or kitchens.

Soaking Info

Guests have unlimited access to 5 concrete tubs. 4 of these baths can accommodate a couple, 1 can accommodate up to 6 people.

Walk-ins are welcome Sunday through Thursday from 9am-9pm, except holidays. Cost to soak is $6 for 45 minutes.

One of the 29 rooms has a mineral bath in the room.

Contact the office for massage / body work referrals.

Riverbend Hot Springs

Riverbend has 13 rooms available to lodgers. Lodging guests enjoy free, unlimited access to the public pool area during pool hours (check-in to 10pm, and from 8-10am on the day of their check-out).

1 or 2 dogs weighing under 20 pounds are allowed for an extra fee. There’s even an outdoor “Canine Cabana” for dogs to hang out in.

Soaking Info

8am-10pm daily

7 baths: Apache, Cielo, Navajo, Rio, Tewa, Tierra, Zuni
Sessions are 50 minutes
Walk-ins: $15 per person per session
Lodging guests: $10 per person per session

One concrete and stone structure split into three different temperatures; five separate stone pools, each with its own temperature
$12 per hour for walk-ins includes access to the public pool area, deck, patio, and sauna
Free for lodgers

Call ahead or pre-book soaks online!

Rocket Inn

Rocket Inn has water bottles, greeting cards, and zipper bags available for purchase in the lobby.

robot pinball game in the Rocket Inn Lobby
lodging at the Rocket Inn in Truth or Consequences
rooms at Rocket Inn, Truth or Consequences New Mexico
accommodations at Rocket Inn, Truth or Consequences New Mexico

Sierra Grande Lodge & Spa

Lodgers get one half-hour soak each “day” of their stay (so a one-night stay comes with 2 soaks).

There are 17 rooms in total (not including the Casita) available at the Lodge. Two downstairs rooms have mineral water in the bathtubs. All the rooms have large “sunken” bathtubs. Upstairs, a 2-room suite has a jetted bathtub – but not hot spring water.

Soaking & Spa Info

Lodging guest pool access: 7am – 10:45pm
Walk-in guests, weekends / high-season: 8am – 5pm
Walk-in guests, weekdays / off-season: 8am – 7 or 8pmBaths are free for lodging guests.
Walk-ins pay $25 for the 1st person and $5 for each additional person.

2 stamped concrete baths, each accommodating 1-2 people; 1 large ceramic tile bath can accommodate up to 8 people

1 large stucco & tile bath under a pergola that accommodates up to 4

Services offered include deep tissue, hot stone, and couples massage, reflexology, lymphatic, myofascial release, and energy balancing. Massage appointments range from 30 to 90 minutes. Body polish, aromatherapy, and wrap treatments are also offered.

The spa also has a signature facial treatment, as well as other types of facials, warm oil scalp massage, foot massage, and back skin care treatment. Appointments may be customized with add-ons including aromatherapy, neck and back, and feet or hand treatments.

National Geographic Travel lists Sierra Grande as a top ecological hotel

Trail Motel

Pet policy: dogs only.