Experience Vintage Charm - Looking for the perfect getaway where you can experience the mountain magic of New Mexico? You’ve found it in Ruidoso!Watch Your Favorite Shows - You can chase adventure during the day and still keep up with your favorite show on the HD Smart TV.Sweet Dreams – After a full day of fun, stretch out in the comfortable queen-size bed and drift off to sleep.The Kitchen Basics You Really Need - You want to keep it simple while you’re on vacation, so you’ll find a mini fridge, microwave and coffee maker.Simple Studio Layout – The layout of Apache Village 3 efficiently uses space to give you everything you need without any excess to distract from what you really came to see.Rustic Charm - Built by an experienced carpenter in the 1940’s, the rustic knotty pine construction adds richness and beauty to your stay.Ample Accommodations - An en-suite bathroom at Apache Village 3 gives you the privacy and elbow room you want when you freshen up in the mornings.Rinse Off and Relax - Unwind after a day of adventuring with a refreshing rinse in the shower. Towels are provided!Sip Your Coffee on the Sunny Front Porch - Brew your coffee and take a seat on the sunny front porch.Plenty of Fresh Mountain Air - Sit outside and breathe the fresh mountain air or open up the windows and use the screen door to bring the fresh air inside. The choice is yours!Cozy Cabin Community - Apache Village has been a familiar fixture in Ruidoso since the 1940’s. Come enjoy the welcoming community of log-style cabins for yourself!Woodsy Retreat - Under the beautiful Ponderosa Pines, your rustic cottage awaits!Get Ready to Explore Ruidoso - Apache Village 3 is perfectly placed. Walk to restaurants, art galleries and more from this prime location near the heart of Ruidoso.Mountain Living - Ruidoso is characterized by crisp mountain air and tall pine trees, and this property has its fair share right outside the door!																									Four True Seasons - The Ruidoso area enjoys an entire range of seasons ranging from snowy winters to bright, cool summers.																									Take a Tour - Visit the Billy The Kid Scenic Byway and explore what the old West was like.Admire the Art - Explore the numerous statues and art pieces all over Ruidoso.Southwest Charm - Explore the local shops and eateries in your downtime.Tee Up - Work on your golf swing on the green courses in Ruidoso.Golfer's Dream - Work on your golf swing at the nearby golf course.Sierra Blanca Peak - Standing 12,000 feet over Ruidoso, Sierra Blanca towers majestically over the entire area and provides great views from all angles.																									Local Wildlife - Don't be surprised if you come in contact with local wildlife during your stay in Ruidoso. They're so friendly!																									Shop til' You Drop - A vacation isn't complete without purchasing memory-filled souvenirs, so slip on your best walking shoes and head into town to explore genuine hand-made crafts, jewelry and more!Mother Nature - Enjoy the view from the back yard of Mother Nature and all its glory.

Apache Village 3


4.05/5 (14)


4.05/5 | 14 reviews

Studio cottage within walking distance of Ruidoso Village

Studio | 1 Full Bath | Sleeps 2 | Wooded View

Ruidoso, NM


Property type

Wooded View


In Town


Pet Friendly


Where you'll be


Experience the mountain vacation you’ve been waiting for without breaking the bank when you stay at Apache Village 3! This rustic studio cottage is the perfect place. Situated among other similar cabins on Mechem Drive (Hwy 48), it’s within walking distanc...
Experience the mountain vacation you’ve been waiting for without breaking the bank when you stay at Apache Village 3! This rustic studio cottage is the perfect place. Situated among other similar cabins on Mechem Drive (Hwy 48), it’s within walking distance of the fun and excitement of the Village of Ruidoso's midtown shopping & entertainment district.

When you step through the door of Apache Village 3, you’ll see that the comfortable and compact studio layout has everything you need. The duplex cottage features simple kitchen basics including a mini refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker. You can bring along a few groceries or keep any restaurant leftovers for breakfast or a late-night snack. A small table serves as both dining table and coffee bar, with a bench for extra indoor seating. Keep cool in the summer and warm in the winter with the compact heater and air conditioning unit. Plus, enjoy internet access with free Wi-Fi throughout your stay.

Surrounded by peaceful ponderosa pines, you may prefer to take your coffee and breakfast outside in the refreshing mountain air each morning. Sit back and relax in a pair of Adirondack chairs on the covered front porch while you make plans for the day. Open the screen door and windows, and let the breeze gently flow through your vacation home for the full New Mexico experience.

When you return to Apache Village 3 after a day of fun and exploration, you’ll appreciate the comfortable and inviting queen-size bed where you can stretch out and relax. Turn on the ceiling fan to keep cool at night, and neatly unpack all of your clothes and gear into the open closet area with clothes hanging bar and storage shelf. A wall-mounted nightstand with lamp offers convenience without taking up any floor space. Crawl into bed and watch your favorite show on the HD Smart TV. No need to bring linens—the bed will be made up with fresh sheets before you arrive!

You may be saving money by choosing a modest cabin, but you’ll still enjoy having your own space with every convenience you could need. Plus, you’ll love the simple charm of your rustic home away from home. Apache Village 3 features an en-suite full bathroom, so you’ll enjoy plenty of privacy. In addition to the neat and tidy pedestal sink, toilet and shower, you’ll find quality fixtures and other charming details. Fresh soft towels and washcloths will be provided so you don’t have to waste precious packing space on linens!

The location of Apache Village 3 is simply unbeatable! Just under half a mile from the center of Ruidoso near Ruidoso Downs Racetrack, you’ll be in close proximity to all of the destinations you want to visit. Walk to restaurants, art galleries and Ruidoso River Museum or make the short drive to nearby Ski Apache to do some skiing, snowboarding or try their incredible zip line tour. Play a round of world-class golf alongside breathtaking mountain views, take a thrilling mountain bike ride through the Grindstone Trail System or savor a leisurely hike to view area wildlife. For history buffs, there are plenty of museums and historic points of interest to visit nearby. The possibilities are endless and there is truly something for everyone!

Apache Village 3 is the perfect rustic retreat for two to get away and immerse yourselves in the charm and natural beauty of Ruidoso. Book today and start planning the mountain vacation you’ve been waiting for!

Please remember that Ruidoso is a mountain town with snow and icy conditions during the winter. This can affect driving and parking conditions regardless of the property, driveway, or roads. 4x4 or chains may be required during winter months to access your home.

If you are trying to book within 48 hours of arrival please give us a call during business hours. Maximum 1 vehicle.

Where you'll sleep



Wooded View
Community View
In Town
Property Features
TV (s)
Carbon Monoxide Detector
Smoke Detector
Linens Provided
Private Entrance
Fire Extinguisher
Air Conditioning
Wireless Internet
Grill - Gas
No Smoking or Vaping Allowed
Pet Friendly
No/Limited Air Conditioning
Hot Water
Coffee Maker
Mini Fridge
Bath Towels Provided
Parking /Access- 4WD Required for Winter
Parking/Access - 4WD Recommended for Winter
Nearby Activities
Fishing - Fly
Kayaking Rentals
Medical Services
Golf Course(s)
Miniature Golf
Outlet Shops
Horse Race Track
Snow Skiing
Winery Tours
Health Beauty Spa


Reviews and guest comments are collected from verified guests that have filled out a survey regarding their stay or provided a review via a third party booking site.

Patricia S.
Verified Guest Comment

Kelly S.
Verified Guest Comment

The driveways and parking are terrible. Holes, run off ditches, etc. a car would not be good for this unit or entry. Slippery footing in front of the cabin. I did not use any maintenance services

Lon U.
Verified Guest Comment

It was clean, comfortable, it had everything that everyone needed…it was close to everything. Restaurants, grocery stores, pubs, everything was very accessible! I will stay here again on future trips!

+ We loved the cabin it was exactly what we wanted and all the amenities were perfect. We enjoyed...

+ We loved the cabin it was exactly what we wanted and all the amenities were perfect. We enjoyed it a lot!! - The outside of the cabins is kind of abandoned...

+ How close it was to the main road. - Loud neighbors, very little parking.

+ How close it was to the main road. - Loud neighbors, very little parking.


Important things to know



Check-In: 4:00 PM

Check-Out: 11:00 AM

Minimum age to rent: 25

Max pets: 2

  • 46+ Days Prior to Arrival, $1000 is due at the time of Booking if the total is more than $4000.
  • 46+ Days Prior to Arrival, $300 is due at the time of Booking if the total is less than $1000.
  • Within 45 Days Prior to Arrival, 100% is due at the time of Booking.
  • Arrival window within 14 days or less, all payments are non-refundable.
  • Arrival window within 15 to 30 days, a partial refund of 50% will be provided.
  • Arrival window is within 31 days or more, all advanced payments will be refunded.