Explore years of history at Taos Pueblo, the only living Native American community, both a Unesco World Heritage site and a National Historic Landmark. Stay in a hotel near to this incredible place – bookable now with Culture Trip.
Travelers planning a visit should include a stop at Taos Plaza, where old stores, galleries and restaurants mix with historic homes and neighborhoods. Among the many stunning views, check the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge, the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument, as well as endless museums, historic churches and the spectacular adobe complex of Taos Pueblo dwellings.
The Blake at Taos Ski Valley
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Set in a gorgeous mountain environment, the Blake is a picturesque alpine guesthouse adjacent to Lift One, catering to mountainside adventures including skiing and hiking as well as shopping opportunities. Featuring well-appointed rooms and sophisticated suites, the property is an ideal spot for utmost relaxation. The hotel balances thoughtful amenities and natural spa services. As it’s located right at Taos Ski Valley, nearby attractions include the Santa Fe Trail, El Camino Real and the northernmost of the nineteen Pueblos – along with the eastern border of the Navajo nomadic migration lands and the western edge of the Plains tribes.
Located at an elevation of 7,000ft (2,134m) against the western slope of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in northern New Mexico, Kachina Lodge renders a balanced mix of southwest hospitality and contemporary full-service facilities, such as an inviting heated outdoor pool. Right at the gateway to Taos Pueblo, Taos Ski Valley highway and Northern New Mexico recreation areas, the lodge is also close to the historic Taos Plaza and Kit Carson Park. Spacious and comfy suites come with tasteful decorations, king or queen beds and scenic mountain views.
Spreading across six buildings over 6 acres (2.4ha) of incredible land, this traditional hotel provides a contemporary getaway in the most authentic New Mexico style. With exclusive access to the scenic Enchanted Circle drive, the property is less than 2mi (3.2km) from the historic center of Taos. Beautiful rooms and suites with ample spaces and comfy beds combine with perks such as free parking and an indoor pool. The artful onsite restaurant captures Taos’ culinary creations in a delicate and artistic environment.
This New Mexico hotel is in the heart of Carson National Forest, and it offers ski-in, ski-out accommodations at the Red River Ski Area. There are 30 spacious guest rooms and suites here with pillow-top beds, cable satellite television, microwaves and refrigerators. A delicious complimentary deluxe continental breakfast is the best way to start your day before hitting the slopes in the winter or mountain trails in the summer. In the surrounding area, it’s possible to enjoy activities like skiing, fly fishing, river rafting, horseback riding, hot-air ballooning, hiking and biking.
Sagebrush Inn is a historic Taos landmark building, built in 1931. The inn offers authentic charm and modern comforts surrounded by scenic grounds, graceful portals, patios and alleys. The connecting courtyards feature spectacular views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains – while rooms and suites include comfy pillow-top mattresses and an elegant collection of bath products. Some of the rooms feature authentic hand-carved furniture, stunning regional artwork and traditional wood-burning fireplaces – pet-friendly and pet-free rooms are also available on request. Sagebrush Cantina is a great spot to relax by the roaring fire and enjoy hand-crafted cocktails, delectable food and picturesque mountain views.
El Monte Sagrado is located amid the mountains in northern New Mexico, surrounded by beautiful waterfalls, ponds and trees. An oasis retreat – just a few blocks away from the historic Taos Plaza and 20mi (32km) from the world-class Taos Ski Valley – this hotel features an onsite awarded restaurant and a bar featuring signature drinks and creative cuisine. Among visitors’ favorite amenities are the award-winning spa, wellness center and indoor pool. If you’re looking for the perfect romantic escape, check the romantic candlelit couple’s suites.
This inn sits amongst the majestic landscape of New Mexico – gracefully boasting a distinctive adobe-style architecture right in the historic district, steps away from Taos Plaza. Every guest room has charming details here: from antique furniture and hand-carved doors to wood-burning fireplaces. Off-site amenities include complimentary yoga sessions, gym passes and an indoor pool. Locally known as the Living Room of Taos, the onsite Adobe Bar is known for its popular margaritas and live music evenings. Taste remarkable dinners at Doc Martin’s – a truly southwestern restaurant serving dishes handcrafted from fresh local ingredients.
The historic La Fonda de Taos is located on the western side of the Sangre de Cristo Mountain range. Boasting over a century of colorful history, this is the only hotel on Taos Plaza offering an elegant stay in town – while being close to restaurants, shops, museums and historic sites. The onsite coffee shop serves delicious lattes, cappuccinos, espresso and teas but also assorted pastries and cookies. The rooms provide high standard amenities – such as luxury linens, hand-tiled bathrooms and cozy fireplaces – in many of the rooms and suites.
Blue Sky Retreat at San Geronimo Lodge
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The Blue Sky Retreat is in a 100-year-old adobe structure featuring 18 bedrooms, a pool, a hot tub and a meditation path. The retreat is half an hour from Taos Ski Valley and Angel Fire Resort. The lodge gracefully combines historic charm with modern comforts, while a delicious homemade breakfast features comforting delicacies such as freshly baked muffins and an assortment of bread and jams. The rustic New Mexico-style adobe lodge helps you to surround yourself with the beauty of nature and to disconnect from your daily routine. Nearby, it’s possible to hike Williams Lake Trail.