Best Western

Best Western Plus Raton Hotel

473 Clayton Road, Raton, NM 87740-2344
Phone: +1 575-445-8501   |   Fax: 575/445-2981   |   74 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

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.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Exercise facilities
  • 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
  • Exercise facility, 24 Hour strength station, treadmill, stationary bike, elliptical
  • Universal gym
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Elevator
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Inter/Exter corridor
  • Dry cleaning
  • 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

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Conveniently located, the best western plus raton hotel in Raton, 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: 36.884595  /  Latitude: -104.435885


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: Albuquerque. Take Interstate 25 North to Exit 451. Turn left onto Clayton Road - US 87. The Best Western Plus Raton Hotel is one-fourth mile down on the left.

From: Denver, CO. Take Interstate 25 South into New Mexico and then take Exit 451 onto Clayton Road. Turn right and the Best Western Plus Raton Hotel is visible two blocks down on the left.

From: Amarillo, TX. Take US 87/US 287 North to TX 354 West. Follow to US 385 North and then merge right onto US 87 North / US 385 North. US 87 becomes Clayton Road as you enter Raton. Come across the Interstate 25 overpass and the Best Western Plus Raton Hotel is one-fourth mile down on the left.

Best Western Plus Raton Hotel

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

Capulin Volcano National Monument

Set on the Raton-Clayton Volcanic Field, the Capulin Volcano National Monument is located in northeastern New Mexico in Capulin. Set near Raton, the monument was founded in 1916 and covers nearly 800 acres.

Preserving an extinct cinder cone volcano, the Capulin Volcano National Monument features five miles of hiking trails, plus biking, auto tours, and the Capulin Volcano Visitor Center. Head to the top of the volcano along the two-mile Volcano Road.

Sugarite Canyon State Park

Plan for outdoor fun in New Mexico. The Sugarite Canyon State Park is located near Raton at the border of the Colorado Rocky Mountains in northeast New Mexico. Park visitors follow an interpretive trail along Sugarite Creek, to see the the once-thriving town and the historic coal-mining camp ruins, from the early 20th Century.

Stop by the visitor center to learn about the area's history and coal camp. Recreational activities in the park include, hiking and horseback riding on 13 miles of trails, trout fishing and boating on Maloya and Alice lakes, picnicking and rock climbing

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 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.
  • 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

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • 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

Nearby Restaurants

  • 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,

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