|Minimum Stay||3 - 4 nights|
The Guest House on the Hill is on two and a half acres with the owners' home in rural Tesuque, just five minutes from historic downtown Santa Fe, New Mexico. It has a living room with three French doors and an adobe-walled patio, both looking out over the Tesuque Valley to Santa Fe Baldy, Tesuque Peak, and the Santa Fe Ski Basin. There is a large master bedroom with a fireplace and king-size bed, a second bedroom with a queen-sized bed, a sofa bed in the living room, and a fully equipped kitchen.
The master bath has a tub/shower, and the second bath has a shower.
We are located on 2 1/2 rural acres five miles from the historic downtown Plaza.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE BASE RATE FOR TWO IS $150 PER NIGHT. FOR 3 0R 4, THE RATE IS $195. EXTRA FOR MORE. ALSO THAT THE RATE AND MINIMUM STAY VARIES FOR HOLIDAYS. PLEASE INQUIRE.
The owners, George and Donna Amos, enjoy passing on tips for exploring remote Anasazi ruins, mountain and desert hikes, cross-country skiing, museums, art galleries, Indian pueblos and dances, and restaurants. The guest house has a library of books on the Southwest, novels, mysteries, and games.
George & Donna Amos, former teachers, now Realtors, have lived in Santa Fe for 39 years and enjoy welcoming people to their guest house from all over the world. We gladly provide suggestions for enjoying the mountains, mesas, opera, concerts, shopping, distinctive restaurants, museums, historic places, Anasazi ruins, pueblo ceremonies, skiing, hikes, and trips to little-known places in Northern New Mexico.
George was Chairman of the English Department at Louisiana College from 1970 to 1978. He also taught at Louisiana Tech and Arkansas Central University. He was Realtor of the Year in Santa Fe in 1998.
Donna was Teacher of the Year in 1976 in central Louisiana and taught there, at Santa Clara Pueblo and in Santa Fe.
George Amos purchased this cottage in 1979
Views, country setting in Tesuque yet convenient to town, cozy adobe-style casita with character.
Country quiet yet convenience to town, authentic Santa Fe adobe-style home with vigas (log beams), kiva fireplaces, patio with views.
The highlight of our trip was George's recommended trip to the Jemez Mountains - spectacular scenery, Anasazi ruins, and especially lunch at Los Ojos Bar and Grill, an authentic Old West saloon, with juke box, pool table, cowboys, Indians, elk and bear skins on the wall, and great buffalo burgers.
We just finished our second stay at The Guesthouse on the Hill, and left with the same appreciation for the beauty of the location, the wonderful charm of this very special house and the feeling of rest that comes with being a few minutes away from the hustle and bustle of being in Santa Fe proper. Waking up each morning and looking out at the unobstructed view of the mountains brings a feeling of peace and awe. The 6 mile drive to the city center is beautiful, especially if you take the historic Old Road out of Tesuque. The owner is gracious and attentive to your needs, but very careful let you have the the privacy that we came for. Yes, we are thinking of a third visit.
I loved this little cottage. The views were wonderful and the cottage was so charming..just what you would imagine a casita in Santa Fe would be. The house had everything we needed and was clean and comfortable. We were greeted with music , a bottle of wine, and delicious brownies (thank you Donna!) Our dogs also loved the cottage and were even provided with toys to play with. All of the rooms are nicely decorated with items collected over the years. We ate at the Tesuque village market and the food was good, but if you need groceries go into Santa Fe. The owners are very nice but give you privacy. We had a great time, would highly recommend, and would stay here again.
We loved the place. Very comfortable for us and our pups. Great views/ patio to sit and relax in. Location was brilliant. Thank you for sharing your home. We will be back!
We were specifically looking for something that looked and felt old style Santa Fe and this guesthouse delivered. It looks exactly like the pictures: adobe style walls, kiva fireplace in the living room and master bedroom, wooden beams, wooden floors, tons of NM tapestry and very cosy. There is an abundance of books/games and information. The bottle of red wine and phone call to ask if there was anything we needed was a nice touch. The beds were comfortable, the towels fluffy and the mountain views from the living room and master bedroom were breathtaking. We loved that there was a washer and dryer ( plus detergent!) and a cooler to use for day trips. The place is a little older, so if you are looking for pristine and sparkly new with state of the art things, it's not for you. And yes, there is a lot of decoration on all surfaces and not a lot of empty drawers and closets. But for us it was a non issue , because this place oozes New Mexico charm and it feels like you are staying at a friends house !
We were here with cool weather so had no opportunity to use the patio, but I can imagine it would have been awesome to sit on it and take in even more of the view.
We would recommend this place and hope to be able to come again. It is most definitely good value for money in the Santa Fe area. No cleaning fees!
We truly enjoyed staying at the guest house! Mr. Amos was very attentive. He brought candy to our children and he put out lanterns for Christmas Eve; we truly appreciate it. This is an older building, exactly what you would expect when visiting Santa Fe and my wife loved the decoration and the style of the house. The town is only a short drive and it is also very easy to access the ski area which was important to us. If it will be available at our next visit we'll be back!
Bottom Line: (For all renters with issues) We have been returning to Santa Fe on a yearly basis for nearly 20 years and this guesthouse is definitely the best price( no cleaning fees, pet fees, etc to run up the daily cost) and, without a doubt, a superior mountain view. Price, pets, location....you cannot beat it.
Shidoni Foundry and Sculpture Garden, Tesuque Village Market, San Ildefonso Pueblo (art and native dances) Santa Fe Opera, Bandelier National Monument, casinos, Ancient ruins, Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, New Mexico Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of Native American Culture, International Folk Art Museum, Santa Fe Children's Museum, Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event|
Memorial Day Weekend
May 26 2017 - May 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
|Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest|
Rates listed are for two people. Additional guests are $35 per night.