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100% (5 member ratings) "It could be an art museum" -- Condé Nast Traveler

El Monte Sagrado Living Resort

Taos, NM
  • Luxurious pueblo-style lodge near Taos Plaza
  • The resort landed on Conde Nast Traveler’s Gold List in 2013
  • Stunning grounds and earthy Native American-inspired decor
  • Unique spa treatments and AAA 4-Diamond on-site restaurant
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100% (5 member ratings)

4.8Location
4.8Staff/Service
4.8Ambiance/Design
4.8Rooms
4.6Value for Money

Location

317 Kit Carson Road
Taos, NM, 87571
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The AAA 4-Diamond El Monte Sagrado Living Resort and Spa, surrounded by unbridled mountains and desert, is as swanky as it comes in laid-back New Mexico -- so much so that it nabbed a spot on Conde Nast Traveler’s Gold List in 2013.

It’s also in a prime spot from which to explore Taos. Find art galleries and some serious cowboy chow along Taos Plaza, a 10-minute walk away. The 1,000-year-old Taos Pueblo (considered the oldest continuously inhabited community in the U.S.) is 10 minutes north by car, and a bit farther up the road is Taos Ski Valley, which features world-class slopes.

Similar to the architecture of the ancient Taos Pueblo, El Monte Sagrado is a Native American-inspired oasis. Its luxe suites and casitas are dolled up in earthy, eclectic décor, including original works by local artists in all styles ranging from Native American to Tibetan, and some feature a fireplace and private courtyard. The spacious standard rooms come with a standalone soaking tub and must-have views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

Because Taos is known for its mystical magnificence, spa treatments involving sacred indigenous crystals sound about right. Get one at the cozy on-site Living Spa, which uses elements like blue turquoise and fossilized desert salt in its healing therapies. De la Tierra, the property’s AAA 4-Diamond restaurant, serves locally inspired dishes with plenty of opportunities for guests to sample New Mexico’s famous green chili. Afterwards, sip signature margaritas at the Anaconda Bar next door.

An on-property art gallery is also a nice diversion, and a heated indoor pool with hot tub and sauna are ideal during those chilly Taos evenings.

From the press:
  • "Mountains and desert surround this modern pueblo-style resort that is so beautiful, it could be an art museum" – Conde Nast Traveler
  • “Posh, eco-minded, and decidedly quirky boutique resort” – Fodor’s


General

  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • Indoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • Pet-friendly
  • Spa
  • Extra beds (fees apply)
  • 100% smoke-free
  • Steam Room

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
  • Currency exchange / ATM
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Jacuzzi in some rooms
  • Outdoor space for some rooms
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV
  • iPod/iPhone docking station

Internet

  • Complimentary Internet access
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout

Bathroom

  • Hair-dryer
  • Bathtub or shower

Parking

  • Parking (fees apply)
  • Public car park (fees apply)
  • Valet service (fees apply)

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible pool area
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Accessible spa
  • ADA compliant rooms
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.

Check-in

  • Standard check-in time: between 3 pm - 8 p.m. Minimum age required to check in: 21.

Checkout

  • Standard checkout time: 11 a.m.

Children and additional guests

  • Children up to the age of 17 stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room and using existing bedding (on request).
    Crib available free of charge. 
    Extra bed available on request and in Taos Mountain One King Bed, Taos Mountain One King ADA and Spa Suite One King only: $25 (subject to tax) per night.
    Extra person charge is $20 (subject to tax) per night.Charges will be added to your bill at the hotel.

Pets

  • Pets (maximum weight: 100 pounds) are allowed on request, and will be charged $50 (subject to tax) per night. Charges will be added to your bill at the hotel.

Fees

  • A Resort Fee of $25.00 (tax inclusive) per night is additional and will be added to the total price at check-out. This fee includes:
    • Valet Parking and luggage service
    • 24 Hour Local Shuttle (locations within 3 miles of the hotel
    • WiFi
    • In Room Bottled Water and More
    •  A Refrigerator and Safe in each guestroom
    • 2 bottles of water per guestroom per day
    • Access to the heated salt water pool, hot tub,   fitness center, business center and printer, newspapers and coffee in our lobby
    • HD TV and NFL Sunday Ticket in each guestroom (during the NFL season).

Cancellation

  • Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Getting there

There are no direct commercial flights into Taos. Taos Regional Airport is 9 miles away. Another option is to drive from either Sante Fe (an hour and 20 minutes away) or Albuquerque (a little over two hours).

Address

  • 317 Kit Carson Road
  • Taos, NM, 87571
  • United States

Customer Service

Prefer to book over the phone?

Tel: +44 (0) 20 3564 9000

M-F, 8am-9pm

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