Best Western El Rancho Palacio

2205 N Main Street, Roswell, NM 88201-6458
Phone: +1 575-622-2721   |   Fax: 866/950-2725   |   45 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

If the promise of a galaxy far, far away sounds up your alley, then you deserve a stellar stay at the best Roswell NM hotel in the area.

The International UFO Museum and Research Center (IUFOMRC) is right around the bend from this spacious Roswell hotel. However, that's not the only attraction in the neighborhood. We're also close to downtown and in excellent proximity to many restaurants. Clean, comfortable, recently remodeled guest rooms are a welcome respite from the heat.

Three golf courses give you plenty of room to practice your swing. If you're in town visiting the UFO Festival, Eastern New Mexico State Fair or New Mexico Military Institute, the prime location of this Roswell hotel can't be beat. Enjoy exceptional value and superior service and staff.

The Carlsbad Caverns and Ruidoso Downs are a couple of must-see stops near your Roswell hotel. Don't miss out on the plethora of events happening. The Chili-Cheese Festival is a red hot item, and there's no better way to wash down that fiesta than with the Milkman Triathlon. The Dragonfly Festival is a family-friendly celebration of nature's beauty, while the Rio Pecos Kennel Club Dog Show puts Bowser front and center.

When traveling on business, you deserve to be pampered. Our Roswell hotel welcomes employees of Lovelace Regional Hospital, Leprino Foods, Eastern New Mexico Medical Center, the International Law Enforcement Academy and the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center to name just a few. These folks return to us year after year for those special perks.

The daily complimentary breakfast spread of this Roswell hotel is a real treat. Fill up your plate with hot waffles, a variety of fruits and pastries, cereal and yogurt. Nothing complements the most important meal of the day better than 100% Arabica coffee and chilled juices.

Reserve your next stay at Best Western El Rancho and get ready for desert living done right! Enjoy your stay.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Free parking
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice and coffee.
  • Outdoor pool heated. Open May through September
  • Photocopy service
  • Truck/RV parking
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Exter corridor

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Conveniently located, the best western el rancho palacio in Roswell, New Mexico is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 33.419085  /  Latitude: -104.522685


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: Highway 70/285. The Best Western El Rancho Palacio is located on Highways 70 and 285. We are 2 miles north of the business district.

Best Western El Rancho Palacio

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Bottomless Lakes State Park

The Bottomless Lakes State Park became New Mexico's first established state park in 1933. The park contains nine deep water-filled sinkholes, in the valley along the Pecos River, 15 miles southeast of Roswell. Take a dip in Lea Lake, measuring ninety feet deep, and enjoy relaxing and playing along the sandy shoreline. Lazy Lagoon, the largest of the lakes, consists of three sink holes.

Pasture Lake measures 18 feet deep and is the shallowest of all the lakes. Beautiful cliffs surround most of the lakes. Enjoy an afternoon hiking along these lakes in southern New Mexico. Best Western hotels provide convenient and comfortable lodging in Roswell, Artesia and Carlsbad.

International UFO Museum/Research Center

It's easy to associate New Mexico and UFO activity. The International UFO Museum/Research Center, opened in 1992 as a means to educate the public on the aspects of the UFO phenomena. The museum is located in Roswell, the site of the famous "Roswell Incident," a documented UFO cover-up in 1947. Museum visitors view exhibits of crop circles, Area 51, abductions and information on Roswell.

The library is also available for visitors to research further information on UFOs. The annual UFO Festival, held during the first week of July, is a fun way to celebrate the curiosity of UFOs. Stay in comfort and enjoy excellent area accommodations. Have fun visiting in southern New Mexico.

Roswell International Air Center

Southern New Mexico travelers enjoy the convenient general and commercial aviation services, available in Roswell. The Roswell International Air Center began providing commercial flights in 1967, once the Roswell Army Airfield, also known as Walker Air Force Base, closed its operations.

The airport is near Corona, New Mexico, the location where a supposed UFO or "flying disk" crashed. This Roswell UFO incident has caused quite the controversy since then.

The airport encompasses 5,029 acres of southern New Mexico land and features three runways. Travelers looking for a flight to Dallas/Fort Worth, can do so aboard a commercial flight with American Eagle Airlines. Additional businesses on location include the New Mexico Rehabilitation Center and NovaBus Inc. Enjoy your time in the Land of Enchantment.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 0.01 mile(s) from golf course
  • 0.30 mile(s) from New Mexico Military Institute, (NMMI)
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Roswell Museum and Art Center
  • 2.00 mile(s) from UFO Museum
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Limousine & Bus Tours, Service in Roswell
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Bitter Lake Wild Life Refuge
  • 13.00 mile(s) from Bottomless Lakes State Park
  • 13.00 mile(s) from wildlife refuge
  • 70.00 mile(s) from Ruidoso Downs
  • 75.00 mile(s) from Carlsbad Caverns

Nearby Restaurants

  • Choose from a wide selection of restaurants near this Roswell, New Mexico hotel.
  • Across the street from Applebee's, grill and bar
  • Across the street from Denny's, open 24 hours
  • 0.02 mile(s) from Nuthin Fancy, home cooking, open Monday through Thursday 6:00 .a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Friday through Sunday 6:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • 0.5 mile(s) from Claim Restaurant and Saloon, open Monday through Saturday 4:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • 0.5 mile(s) from Golden Corral Family Steak House, Sunday through Thursday 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. and Friday through Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
  • 0.5 mile(s) from Red Lobster, Seafood
  • 0.5 mile(s) from Burger King, Fast Food
  • 0.5 mile(s) from Kentucky Fried Chicken, Fast Food
  • 0.5 mile(s) from McDonald's, Fast Food
  • 0.5 mile(s) from Sonic Drive, Fast Food
  • 0.5 mile(s) from Wendy's, Fast Food
  • 0.5 mile(s) from Domino's Pizza, Fast Food
  • 1.00 mile(s) from El Toro Bravo, Mexican
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Martin's Capital CafĂ©, Mexican, open Monday through Saturday 6:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. and Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Cattle Baron Steak and Seafood, Monday through Thursday 11:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. and Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Hunan, Szechuan and Mandarin cuisine, open 7 days 11:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Kwan Den Chinese restaurant, Monday through Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • 6.00 mile(s) from Hazel's Restaurant, Monday through Saturday 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the summer and Monday through Saturday 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

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