The first thing you notice about the Hacienda del Sol is the magnificent mountain backdrop. Even though it's just off the main drag, the property edges up against Taos Pueblo, which means the scenery is virtually unspoiled. It's easy to see why art patron Mabel Dodge Luhan bought the place in the 1920s as a private retreat and guesthouse. Eventually you'll notice the rest of it: the 200-year-old main house with two courtyards, arched doorways, curved adobe walls, and viga ceilings. All eleven rooms here are filled with antique furniture, original art, and quilts made by a local artist. (The newer rooms have nicer bathrooms and a bit more privacy.) Most of the rooms have kiva fireplaces, and some have private hot tubs and steam showers. All guests are welcome at the main outdoor hot tub, as well as the gourmet breakfasts cooked up by owner Gerd Hertel, who also hosts group cooking lessons. In 2014, the private "Southwest Villa" was added, with a full kitchen, heated floors, and French doors leading to a private garden bursting with flowers in the summer.
Hacienda del Sol
109 Mabel Dodge Ln.
Our Rating Neighborhood Around Town Phone 575/758-0287 Prices Rooms $155–$325, includes breakfast Units 11 Amenities Free access to nearby health club, hot tub, afternoon tea, concierge, Wi-Fi (free)Web site Hacienda del SolBook a Room Now
Map109 Mabel Dodge Ln. Taos
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