El Monte Sagrado

Historic District Inn Staff Pick: Award-winning eco-spa
El Monte Sagrado #2 of 12 hotels in Taos #2 of 12 hotels in Taos
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317 Kit Carson Road Taos, NM 87571
(575) 758-3502

Why we like it

  • Indoor pool, hot tub, tropical gardens, aquariums and waterfalls
  • Serene garden setting on 11 acres of park like land
  • Walking distance to Taos Historic District
  • Award winning Spa features artistically designed treatment rooms and beautifully landscaped grounds for meditation and relaxation.
  • Won National Resorts for a Green/Eco conscious Resort
  • Voted Top 8 New Mexico Resorts for Families
  • Located on 11 acres of park like land
  • Offers 7,000 square feet of meeting space including the 2,400 square foot Rio Grande Ballroom and the 1,400 square foot Sandoval Room

What you need to know

  • Art galleries on-site with locally renowned artists
  • Regular entertainment and workshops at the Anaconda Bar
  • Full Spa services with an indoor heated pool and hot tub
  • Yoga on Sundays and Thursdays
  • 2 step dancing lessons on Wednesdays!
  • No smoking in all rooms
  • The $25 Resort Fee includes valet parking and luggage service, 24-hour shuttle service (for locations within 3 miles of the hotel), high-speed internet, a refrigerator and safe in each guest room, 2 bottles of water per guest room per day along with a coffee/hot tea station in each guest room, access to our heated saltwater pool and hot tub, access to our fitness center, access to our business center and printer, newspapers and coffee in our lobby, and HDTV in each guest room.

Features

Walk to Plaza Near Historic District Taos Mountain Views Free Breakfast Walking Distance to Dining Pet Friendly Swimming Pool Spa Services Hot Tub Ski-in / Ski-out Walk to Slopes Shuttle to Slopes

Location

El Monte Sagrado is located within walking distance or just 1/3 mile from the Historic District of Taos and Taos Plaza. This Luxury Resort is located on 11 landscaped acres with an oasis like feel. Water falls and water features abound. This property is one of the most exquisite places you will ever experience.

  • Taos Plaza .6 mile
  • John Dunn Shops .6 mile
  • Taos Pueblo 3.5 miles
  • St Francis de Asis Church 4.3 miles
  • Rio Grande Gorge Bridge 12.2 miles
  • Greater World Earthship Community 17.9 miles
  • Taos Ski Valley 19.2 miles

Property Amenities

Activities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Changing facilities
  • Clubhouse
  • Steam room
  • Guided hiking and biking
  • Indoor pool
  • Locker rooms
  • Sauna
  • Spa services on site
  • Walk to shops and restaurants
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Library

Food and drink

  • Room service
  • Après-ski
  • Wedding services
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Picnic area
  • Wine classes

Shuttles and transportation

  • Airport transportation

Business services

  • Audiovisual services available
  • Ballroom(s)
  • Banquet facilities
  • Business center
  • Conference center
  • Fax services available
  • Mail and shipping services

Property services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Children allowed
  • Concierge services
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Cribs available (fees may apply)
  • Doorman
  • Elevator/lift
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Gift shop
  • Multilingual staff
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • On-site check-in office
  • Pets allowed
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Security guard
  • Wake-up service
  • Wheelchair accessible

Internet access in public areas

  • Wireless Internet

Parking

  • Valet Parking (included with resort fee)

In-Room Amenities

Features

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony
  • AM/FM alarm clock radio
  • Desk
  • Family room
  • In-room safe
  • In-room sprinkler system
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Rooms with fireplace available
  • Separate sitting area
  • Smoke alarms in rooms
  • Wheelchair accessible

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Hair dryer
  • Designer toiletries
  • Jacuzzi tub
  • Spa Tub
  • Lighted makeup/shaving mirror
  • Separate bath and shower

Bedding and linens

  • Down pillows
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Sofa bed

Food and drink

  • Coffeemaker
  • Complimentary coffee
  • Microwave
  • Mini refrigerators available

Media and electronics

  • Cable TV service
  • Free local calls
  • Data ports
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Voicemail
  • Free WiFi
  • iPod docking station

Services

  • Daily housekeeping

Reviews

El Monte Sagrado

1,582 Reviews #2 of 12 hotels in Taos

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness
  • Excellent
    920
  • Very Good
    319
  • Average
    177
  • Poor
    100
  • Terrible
    67
  • GreenLeader GreenPartner
  • 2021 Travelers Choice

Recent Reviews

SuzyQu15 wrote a review on October 25, 2021 Brooklyn, New York
Trip Type:

A victim of covid?

This is a beautiful property and grounds, but there were definitely some issues which we were told were due to staffing shortages after the pandemic. Our room was clean and lovely, with its...
gregbetts wrote a review on October 24, 2021
Trip Type:

Beautiful grounds and buildings, but...

Although the grounds of this premier hotel are beautiful, and the southwestern decor of the rooms is attractive, the management of this pricey inn leaves a lot to be desired. Like other travelers...
arowe53 wrote a review on October 21, 2021 Portland, Oregon
Trip Type: Couples

Beautiful property needing some improvements

This is a beautiful hotel and property, with nice grounds, a beautiful restaurant and bar. Unfortunately the restaurant and bar were closed during our visit as well as the spa. This should have been...

Policies

Deposit

For the Winter Season (Dec 15 - April 15) a full deposit of all room nights plus tax will be taken on the credit card provided 14 days prior to arrival. Within 14 days of arrival the reservation cannot be canceled or modified without a penalty of the full deposit.

For Spring through Fall Season (Apr 16 to Dec 14) a 1 night deposit plus tax will be taken on the credit card provided. Within 72 hours of arrival the reservation cannot be canceled or modified without a penalty of the full deposit.

Resort Fee:The $25 Resort Fee, which went into effect for bookings made on September 9, 2016 and after, includes valet parking and luggage service, 24-hour shuttle service (for locations within 3 miles of the hotel), high-speed internet, a refrigerator and safe in each guest room, 2 bottles of water per guest room per day along with a coffee/hot tea station in each guest room, access to our heated salt water pool and hot tub, access to our fitness center, access to our business center and printer, newspapers and coffee in our lobby and HD TV and NFL Sunday Ticket in each guest room (during the NFL season).Property Amenities:

Cancellation

For the Winter Season (Dec 15 - April 15) a full deposit of all room nights plus tax will be taken on the credit card provided 14 days prior to arrival. Within 14 days of arrival the reservation cannot be canceled or modified without a penalty of the full deposit.

For Spring through Fall Season (Apr 16 to Dec 14) a 1 night deposit plus tax will be taken on the credit card provided. Within 72 hours of arrival the reservation cannot be canceled or modified without a penalty of the full deposit.