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Victoria Rogers

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english

Artists Guest House Downtown 3 Blocks to Plaza Near O'Keeffe Museum

35 Reviews
Bedrooms Studio
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 30 nights

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Studio, 1 Bath (Sleeps 2)

Rates range from $125-$225/night or without taxes for $1,800/month. CALL, TEXT OR EMAIL for PERSONALIZED QUOTE.

News Flashes! Ask me about my new luxury 1 bedroom next door - Casita Ristra #757438! It's awesome ...! And call me at 505.989.1088 for the new VRBO site for this property, coming soon with the wonderful new owner!

Just 3 blocks from the Plaza, the Biscochito Holiday Casita – named for New Mexico’s official special-occasion cookie, the 'biscochito' – is a sweet freestanding, fully-equipped adobe guesthouse that is beautiful, comfortable and clean, clean, clean! Two artists designed it, and guests love the attention to décor and detail. That plus the perfect Santa Fe setting in a quiet historic downtown neighborhood in this ideal location near the Plaza and surrounding restaurants, markets, galleries, shopping, performance spaces, the Convention Center, the railyard and museums (walk 2 short blocks to the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum!)

You are greeted with a supply of specialty coffee and teas in the granite-tile countertop kitchen that has everything: mini-refrigerator, two-burner countertop stove, microwave, D/W, coffeepot, tea kettle, blender, toaster, stainless pots-and-pans, dishes, wine goblets and more. Expect ironed pillowcases, fine linens and bedding on the queen-size bed, ample fluffy soft towels for the bathroom with gorgeously tiled shower and skylight.

Traditional beamed ceilings, French doors, dimmer contemporary fixtures, original artwork, red leather arm chairs, high-speed wifi, 26” flat screen Cable TV/DVD, and stacked W/D. Electric only with on-demand water heater (endless hot water) and baseboard heat. A/C available or operable skylight for warm times. The private brick patio with umbrella table and tabletop charcoal barbecue is enclosed with Santa Fe style coyote (cedar post) fencing. Parking provided, too!

Ideal for two! And there's more ...

Get mileage on your relaxation by starting your stay with a fantastic massage! Owner Victoria is a retired RN in private massage therapy practice more than 19 years. The massage (and art) studio is just 1 block from the casita. No need to resist - treat yourself with an appointment.

For more than 2 people, consider reserving or combining with the adjacent Biscochito House, VRBO #308730 or VRBO #757438 right next door!

Keywords: Adobe casita, guesthouse, downtown, privacy, quiet, walking distance from Plaza, clean, modern, contemporary, fully-equipped vacation rental, pet free, free high-speed wifi, massage.

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Victoria Rogers (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Victoria Rogers

Victoria Rogers, RN, LMT, MA, owns and manages her properties, finding usefulness for a lifetime of professional experiences, too many and numerous to mention. Bringing beauty to the environment, love to the people and happiness to the experience is her specialty, and meeting guests who expect less but get so much more gives her pleasure. She was entranced by New Mexico in 1979 and since then, has had a romance with the land and the culture that is wonderful to share with new discoverers of the region. Her photography is in a historic permanent collection at the New Mexico Museum of Art. Her new book, 'Santa Fe's Historic McKenzie Neighborhood', published in April 2011, is also a fun walking tour guidebook of the area's architecture.

Victoria Rogers purchased this house in 2007

Why Victoria Rogers chose New Mexico

As an artist, I felt fortunate to have such a wonderful downtown lifestyle in the midst of the history and new cultural offerings in Santa Fe. Renovating an adobe structure into a magical guesthouse opened the door to inviting kindred-travelers to experience this extraordinary 'City Different' along with us appreciative residents.

What makes this house unique

A retreat from the world yet a fun walk a couple of blocks through our architecturally interesting neighborhood into town. Great for jumping on a bicycle or as a jumping off spot for daytrips to the explore the magnificent New Mexico landscape. Easy to cook at home or spontaneously head to any number of terrific nearby restaurants and cafes for delicious New Mexican cuisine. Staying cozy in the softly-lit casita, listening to the quiet during siesta or at bedtime. Leaving the car behind when going to a museum, shopping, a meeting at the Convention Center or a performance!


based on 35 traveler reviews

Artists Guest House Downtown 3 Blocks to Plaza Near O'Keeffe Museum
average rating of 4.9714284 based on 35 reviews

Simply fantastic

  • 5 of 5

First off let me say that Victoria is so great to work with. She was a perfect host all around. The Casita is super cute, and just the right size for a couple. Even in the summer heat, we didn't need any ac as the Casita has great breathability (although Victoria did offer to install ac if needed). The bed, shower, and all other amenities were perfect. If I'm ever able to return to Santa Fe, I will absolutely stay here, and you should too.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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ABSOLUTELY AMAZING . . . . . . . . . .

  • 5 of 5

I had the pleasure of spending two whole months in the casita - and what a pleasure it was.

As you can see on this site the casita is artistically furnished - it's hip and groovy - with everything you can possible need. I'd like to write about what you cannot see and that is what you can feel - I was a single woman traveling solo from New York to a town that I had never visited - once there at the casita - I was at home. Located in a safe, quiet and peaceful neighborhood it became more incredible with each day passing. Enjoying morning coffee in bed while gazing out the window at those beautiful blue skies - treated a few times to snow on the coyote fencing. Sunshine entering from the french doors leading out to your private patio - it is picture perfect! I felt safe and so right at home there.

And then there is Victoria - she is terrific. She acted as my private concierge, showering me in five star service with any need, question or concern that I had. With her knowledge of the area I was able to enjoy my two month stay on an even richer basis. The Plaza area is within a five minute walk with so much to see and experience - and such a treat to return home to the casita. It's such a great place!!!

I have to admit this- I was rather sad leaving there but I take such wonderful memories back with me - of Santa Fe, the casita and Victoria!

I highly recommend the casita to anyone who is ready for a lovely experience - with both place and host.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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northwest of Denver

Really a delight

  • 5 of 5

We spent last week in Victoria's casita. It is a lovely place, decorated with a painterly eye, and it has everything needed for a scrumptious stay, including proximity to the plaza and to a major north/south road through town. But more than that, Victoria was gracious and helpful and full of ideas about how to enjoy Santa Fe. She was quick to respond to a special request. We couldn't have had a better time.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Right downtown and quiet too

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I returned to Santa Fe, our favorite destination with a four-night stay here. First time in a HomeAway rental here and we loved it. Nicely appointed, very clean, very quiet and private. So accessible to everything the town has to offer. Great recommendations for restaurants. Very responsive host and good instructions left. Very low maintenance on our part. We felt right at home. Will definitely check out for a return trip.

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco, CA, USA

Best location, quality casita, hospitable hostess

  • 5 of 5

We husband and wife stayed for 4 nights at Biscochito Holiday Casita. We found the room satisfactory, the location quiet and near major attractions, the hostess thoughtful, thorough and hospitable.


1. New and well-kept room, appliances, furniture.

2. Available washer and dryer in the bathroom with HE detergent liquid.

3. Fresh and well-lit room with entrance glass door, a window, and skylights in the kitchen area and bathroom.

4. Clean, well-maintained, fully equipped modern kitchen with sufficient appliances, cookwares, spoons, folks, butter knifes, etc.

5. Walk-up shower.

6. Good-quality and sufficient hangers - both wooden and plastic.

7. Tasteful decor & exceptional space management.

8. Good wifi connection. We had a problem at first, but Victoria & her partner fixed it at once.

9. Exceptional location:

3 blocks to Atrisco Restaurant & Sprout Market, where we ate a delicious New Mexican dinner and grocery shopped on our first night in Santa Fe.

2 blocks to Georgia O'Keeffe Museum and Eldorado Hotel's back door.

1/2 mile walk to the Historic Fort Marcy Park and Cross of the Matyr - beautiful place to hike, watch the sunset and lunar eclipse

5-6 blocks to the Plaza, New Mexican Museum of Art, Palace of the Governors & New Mexican Historic Museum

1/2 - 3/4 mile walk to New Mexico State Capitol and Buchanan Gardens.

1/2 - 3/4 mile walk to Santuario de Guadalupe and Santa Fe Farmers' Market in the Railyard.

2 blocks to the convention center, tourist information office, free community gallery

10. Quiet room on quiet Staab Street in a quiet neighborhood.

11. Exceptional lighting ensemble with dimmers.

12. Private patio with 3 chairs, umbrella and a BBQ.

13. Good-quality bath towels and hand towels

14. 2 comfortable dining bar stools with butt pads.

15. 2 comfortable red leather chairs.

16. Great restaurant recommendations. We enjoyed Atrisco and Il Piatto.

The weather was comfortable in late September - 70 to 85 F during the day and 60 F at night. Thus we did not use the heater or air conditioner and cannot commend on them. We did not watch TV or use the BBQ in the patio, so could not comment on them either.

Minuses that would not take off any stars:

1. Freezer compartment in the fridge did not work well with ice-cream. We stored Haagen Daz and it melted. However, the ice cubes kept their solid shape.

2. The pillows are flat.

All in all, we recommend Victoria Rogers's units.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Asheville, NC, USA

Sweet little casita near plaza and all.

  • 5 of 5

I had a wonderful 6 night stay at this sweet cozy casita. Its outfitted with everything you would need. The owner was totally responsive to all communication pre-rental making the booking phase very easy. During my stay she make it clear she was available for any needs or questions, however, this was not necessary as everything was as I expected. Bottom line the casita is impeccable. Good to be aware the bathroom is quite small which could be challenging if you are a very large person.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Santa Fe Airport (Albuquerque Sunport 60 miles)
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Santa Fe Country Club
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Santa Fe Railrunner
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
I-25 or 285 and 599 Bypass
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Santa Fe Ski Basin
Car: not necessary

Umteen incredible restaurants (our local favorites list provided), top-notch museums (Georgia O’Keeffe, New Mexico Museum of Art, Museum of International Folk Art, Wheelwright Museum, Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, the wonderful new New Mexico History Museum, Santa Fe Children’s Museum, Palace of the Governors), art galleries on Canyon Road or contemporary galleries on Guadalupe or Railyard Space, performance arts (Santa Fe Opera, Chamber Music Festival, Lensic Performing Arts Center, and much more!) the International Balloon Festival (day-trip to Albuquerque), Indian Market, Spanish Market, and outdoor recreation from skiing at the Santa Fe Ski Basin to hiking to Tent Rocks or Bandelier National Monument or bicycling the trails or through the mountains. Train rides on the double-decker Railrunner. Limitless entertainment or relax in your casita with an exceptional massage by your hostess, a highly experienced and Nationally Certified massage therapist.


Rates & Availability

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mid Season
Sep 5 2016 - Oct 11 2016
2 night minimum stay
Low Season
Oct 12 2016 - Feb 28 2017
30 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Exit cleaning $60 + Tax
Tax Rate 15.31%


Exit cleaning: $60 (required every 2 weeks during monthly rental unless otherwise arranged)
Taxes: 8.1875% State on total, 7% Lodger's only on nightly rental fee
Vacation Rental Agreement provided as substitute for damage deposit
Cancellations receive refunds by the number of nights re-rented, pro-rated plus $20 handling fee.

MONTHLY RENTALS from October 12-February 28 WELCOME! Please request quote (no taxes added to stays of 30 nights or more)

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Santa Fe House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 350 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Town ...
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave ...
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Spotless bathroom with gorgeous custom-tiled shower with limitless hot water and citrus shower gel, European glass shower door, large well-lit mirror, pedestal sink, skylight, dimming light fixtures, in-room heater, plenty of fluffy towels, cupboard with additional supplies, including hair dryer, shower caps, shampoo and conditioner, lockable pocket door.
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Comfortable open studio-style living space with queen bed
  • Excellent quality mattress with nice bedding (and colors). No complaints!
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Great news! Massage with Victoria by appointment is available in one of my casitas! Maximize your relaxation by starting your stay with an exceptional massage by a retired RN and therapist in private practice more than 20 years (details at at the Massage tab). Original art from recognized artists personalizes the casita as well as a published book about the historic neighborhood by the owner, operable skylight refreshes the atmosphere, adjustable mood-lighting with dimmer fixtures throughout, genuine historic adobe building, information pamphlets and Restaurant Favorites list, interim cleanings may be arranged, recommendations offered freely

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