Press Coverage

new! Double / effusive thanks to New Mexico Magazine for their excellent coverage of Blackstone Hotsprings in late 2012. Following on the heels of the article below, we got another much-appreciated plug in this wonderful article on "Fun Funky and Fabulous" hotels!

new! New Mexico Magazine sent writer Doug Fine to town, and he spent a night in As The World Turns, which led to this review - part of an 8(!)-page story on Truth or Consequences in the October 2012 issue.

 A couple of "Astral Nomads" came through town in March of 2011 and posted a great review of our hotel and Truth or Consequences-in-general afterward. Thanks Nomads!

We are excited to have been included in a article called "7 Blissful Ideas for a Spa Weekend."

Steven J. Westman visited Blackstone during the Great Freeze of 2011, and lived to tell the tale in this article for Albuquerque's "Local iQ" magazine.

The new 2011 edition of "Hot Springs and Hot Pools of the Southwest" is out. This comprehensive guide to southwest soaking is available from the publisher's website ($21.95+s/h). Our personal copies of this book go back to their 1994 edition, and we are very proud to be included in their 2011 Southwest Edition (they also have a Northwest edition available). Guaranteed to be great reading, and you will definitely learn a lot about hot springs of all kinds! (click to see a scan of our page in this book!)

Sunset Magazine touted Truth or Consequences as one of "10 Great One-Night Escapes," listing Blackstone, cafe BellaLuca, and our historic El Cortez movie theater (April 2010).

So...what about Spaceport America? The New York Times published a great update (February 2010).

New Mexico Journey, a magazine for AAA Members, published a nice article on Truth or Consequences in their November/December 2009 issue. recently raved about Blackstone Hotsprings' baths and Wet Room, calling them "possibly the best baths ever" the review here!

Freelance writer Sophia Dembling tweeted about Truth or Consequences in a September 2009 story for the Dallas news.

"Blackstone Hotsprings Earns Honors from Rand McNally and Fodor's Travel Guides" - an article from the 8.12.09 issue of the Truth or Consequences Herald.

National Geographic Traveler toured the Geronimo Trail Scenic Byway recently, and wrote about Blackstone Hotsprings in their June/July issue.

A short but sweet mention of Blackstone Hotsprings and Cafe BellaLuca in Sunset Magazine's July 2009 issue.

Travel Through Time in T or C - an article by Las Cruces writer S. Derrickson Moore for the El Paso Times, published in July 2009.

Would You Take a Trip to TV Town? -- Dallas-based writer Sophia Dembling asks the interesting question on her World Hum blog, after spending a couple of days in Truth or Consequences at Blackstone Hotsprings.

In the March 2009 issue, New Mexico Magazine includes "Retro Romance -- "While winter's chill lingers, one couple escapes to the hotels and hotsprings of Truth or Consequences".

We continue to receive many nice reviews on Trip Advisor from our guests. Trip Advisor is the number one guide source that our guests use when they travel.

The New York Times published a feature in the Sunday Travel Section (10/5/2008) in a column called "Surfacing". They graciously describe Blackstone Hotsprings as "a 1930s motor court that has been transformed into an unlikely retreat of luxurious kitsch. The airy rooms - each with its own hot-springs tub - feature king-size beds, flat-screen TVs and tongue-in-cheek themes like 'The Jetsons.'"

On Tuesday September 23, 2008, Beauty's Spot published an exceptionally complete and complimentary review of Blackstone Hotsprings, and she also wrote a nice piece about her experience in Truth or Consequences.

In September 2008, Budget Travel covered "10 Coolest Small Towns: Truth or Consequences", in their Road Trip column. This story was widely distributed through sites like yahoo and msn.

In the summer of '08, Rand McNally, in their "Best of the Road" series, illustrated their story about Truth or Consequences with a photo of the waterfall and soaking tub in The Jetsons.

In April of 2008, Rage Monthly wrote a feature about Truth or Consequences. wrote about Truth or Consequences in March 2008

Blue Skies, a Small Town and a Big Lake is how the New York Times described Elephant Butte on December 31, 2008.

Jenn Hoffman, Deputy Cabinet Secretary of the New Mexico Tourism Department, has a great blog entry about Blackstone Hotsprings and her trip to Truth or Consequences in October 2008.

Hot Springs Have Long History is a great article in "Borderlands" (an El Paso Community College Local History Project article by Jodie Theriot and Alaine Bracken). They did a really nice job of summarizing the history of our vast geothermal resource.