The Silver City hotels provide southwest New Mexico travelers with some great lodging options. There are hotels in and around this historic town to suit a wide variety of preferences, and as is true of the New Mexico hotels in general, the rates are friendly across the board. Complementing the relatively hotels are some very economical motels, and securing a spot at one of the area campgrounds can also be a cost-effective lodging choice. Whatever your accommodations preference, there is plenty to do on a Silver City escape, and it's only about 90 miles to Las Cruces if you want to add to your list of things to do in the southwestern part of the state.
If you like the great outdoors or are trying to find a Silver City hotel that has a lot of character, then a stay at the Bear Mountain Lodge might be in order. This peaceful retreat at 60 Bear Mountain Ranch Road sits on 178 secluded acres, and guests can enjoy any number of fun activities on the ample grounds. The birding is excellent, and there are numerous hiking, horseback riding, and biking options. Bikes are available if you don't have your own, and guided walks by naturalists can be arranged too. Since it was built in the 1920s, the Bear Mountain Lodge has a lot of historic charm, and the guest units are both spacious and comfortable. TVs are lacking in the eleven guest units, as its more about peace and spending time outside at this wonderful retreat, though you will have free Wi-Fi at your disposal. Cell phone coverage is also available, and each guest unit features air conditioning and a convenient hair dryer. A full breakfast is included in the rates at the Bear Mountain Lodge, and buffet-style dinners can be enjoyed for an added fee.
When brand name comfort and convenience is what you have in mind for your Silver City lodging, it is hard to beat the Holiday Inn Express (pictured) at 1103 Superior Street. This chain brand hotel offers 60 of the most comfortable rooms and suites around, and they are all equipped with a flat-screen TV, free high-speed Internet access, and dual-line telephones. Other standard amenities include air conditioning, a hair dryer, and a work desk, and both microwaves and mini fridges can be requested. As for the facilities, guests who book a stay at the Holiday Inn Express Silver City will have a fitness room, a hot tub, coin-operated laundry machines, and a small business center at their disposal.
A number of other brand-name hotels and motels can be found in and around Silver City, so travelers can choose accordingly. If a brand establishment isn't what you have in mind, however, then you might prefer the Palace Hotel at 106 West Broadway Street. A cheap New Mexico hotel par excellence, the eighteen-unit Palace Hotel can be found right in the heart of Silver City's historic district. Established as a bank back in 1882, it became a hotel in 1900. After closing for a period, the Palace Hotel was renovated, and in 1990, it reopened. While they aren't overflowing with amenities, the rooms at this historic hotel are clean, comfortable, and charming. Suites that feature a mini fridge and a microwave are available if you wish to upgrade, and Wi-Fi is available in parts of the hotel if you are planning on bringing a laptop along. A continental breakfast is included in the rates at the Palace Hotel, and the money that you save on rates and morning meals can be used for all kinds of fun things, such as a trip to the Gila Cliff Dwellings.
If you are a bed and breakfast enthusiast and your New Mexico vacations plans include a stop in Silver City, you will be happy to know that there are at least a few good B&Bs to choose from. One of the best is the Inn on Broadway. Found at 411 West Broadway in the Silver City Historic District, this inviting B&B occupies a lovely Queen Anne-style mansion that was built in 1883. Marble fireplaces and antique furnishings are among the things that you will find inside, and all four rooms boast a charming and quaint decor. Regardless of which room you choose, there will be a private bathroom at your disposal, and two of the rooms feature TVs and DVD players for those who are interested. Outside of the charming rooms, guests will find a cozy library, a hospitality area that has a guest refrigerator, and a larger veranda that overlooks a garden. Coincidentally, the inn's dining room also overlooks the garden, and it's where the complimentary full breakfasts are served.