Taos Journals

A Day and a Night in Taos New Mexico

A June 2006 trip to Taos by beckilena

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Quote: A mother and daughter's discovery of great food and a friendly small town atmosphere.

Hacienda Inn

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My mother and I set out to plan our graduation celebration vacation and trusted the Internet to lead us in a good direction...wrong. The Hacienda Inn appears like a deal at $50 a night for two people, but upon arrival the tables turn. We arrived after driving 6 hours from Colorado and thought we could seek rest and relaxation in our deal of a hotel room. First off we paid before seeing the room...big mistake. The picture on the website is not the room we walked in on. It looked to be a seedy road side motel from a horror film in the 1970s.   The sign out front claiming to have the "cleanest rooms in Taos" was a far cry from the stained bath tub and dingy hotel room we walked in on. We ask...Read More

Member Rating 1 out of 5 on June 12, 2006

Hacienda Inn
1321 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur
Taos, New Mexico 87571
(505) 758-8610

Best Western Kachina Lodge & Meeting Center

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So after a horrible experience at the Hacienda Inn the visitors center directed us to the savior that is the Best Western Taos. For about $90 a night for two guests we had access to a pool and hot tub, a complimentary glass of wine and cheese in the evening, high speed wireless connections in all rooms, a complimentary hot breakfast buffet, and a Pueblo Indian dance performance in the main outdoor meeting area. The rooms were beautiful, spacious and clean. The staff was incredibly friendly and accommodating considering we showed up with no reservation, and after hearing our horror story about the Hacienda Inn they even gave us a deal. The breakfast was great. It was served in this amazing ...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on June 12, 2006

Best Western Kachina Lodge & Meeting Center
413 Paseo del Pueblo Norte
Taos, New Mexico 87571
+52 (505) 7582275

Caffe Renato

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Restaurant

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This amazing cafe just outside the heart of the Taos downtown is the best place to eat in town. They are connected to a gallery that offers dining space in a very elegant yet laid-back atmosphere. My mother and I chose to sit out back in the backyard dining area. It was spectacular! Our waiter was incredibly friendly and even recommended some really amazing food. We ate the pound of sauteed baby clams which for an appetizer was incredibly filling with the free bread and it was complimentary lovely by the green salad. We of course had room for their homemade deserts and tried the waiters suggestion of the chocolate rum cake, which was out of this world. The lunch menu ranges in price from $...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on June 12, 2006

Caffe Renato
133 Paseo del Pueblo Norte
Taos, New Mexico
(505) 758 0244