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The pool, hot tub, spa, restaurant and bar were all closed and unavailable but I still paid a resort fee. Also, my suite did not include a hot tub, which was shown as included by Orbitz. The WiFi was spotty at best in my suite. The best part was Ashley - the valet/bellman. Excellent employee, provided a wealth of information, friendly and professional.

El Monte Sagrado is a great place to relax and unwind, it is so quiet and peaceful yet within walking distance of the historic district. I love the balcony and view of the grounds from the Taos Mountain rooms. That giant bathtub is the stuff of dreams! This was my 2nd time staying there and I plan to return again and again. On my wishlist, I feel they should have microwaves in the rooms. The restaurant was closed so it would have been nice to be able to heat up my leftovers. I also wish that they had smart tv as an option so guests can log into their Netflix or Hulu or what have you. Another thing is they could get rid of or reduce the resort fee since some of those amenities have been discontinued due to COVID. Overall this is one of my tranquil happy places for a quick getaway and El Monte Sagrado has a repeat guest in me.

Wonderful, relaxing but right in town

Excellent stay in the town of Taos. Beautiful gardens and very nice hotel suite with a very relaxing feel. The room, bathroom and sitting area are in Taos style. The patio with 2 chairs looked at a pond with beautiful flowers and garden. Staff was very attentive and helpful. There were only a few guests due to Covid-19 and the pool and spa where closed. Overall a very nice stay

Par excellent service and ready to do anything to make our stay more enjoyable!

I like taking the family to Taos. I don’t like being switched from a global suite to a regular room.

Paid for room with jacuzzi, but it didn’t work and took staff a day and a half to offer to move us to a new room, after three workers spent several hours in our room trying to fix it, tracking in mud and not cleaning up after themselves. Then after being gone all of one day and returning to our room late in the day, the room was still a mess — no housekeeping had been there for regular daily cleaning and the mud was still all over the floor. The first person they sent to try to fix the jacuzzi was the valet who parked our car (at least he was nice but had no experience fixing a jacuzzi). Maybe it was good the jacuzzi didn’t work because when we started to fill it with water, we noticed there was long black hair all over in it, which we ended up cleaning out ourselves, only to discover the jacuzzi was never going to work anyway. The front desk staff was generally unhelpful, though nice enough, except for one employee in particular (Saturday night front desk) who was extremely rude to us after we were finally offered a room that actually worked. Won’t stay here again if I want to go for the relaxing retreat they advertise, because it was so stressful and sad dealing with their staff and broken facilities... i’m fully aware a lot of people give great reviews of the place — they either got a room that worked and never had to deal with hotel staff, or they are just much nicer people than me and are lying. The place has great potential, but they need to train the staff...

The property is run down and dated. I do not consider it a "4 Star" hotel.

Property layout is great - suites are nice size and quiet. Furnishings are nice and the architectural design/features are wonderful.

Every staff members we met was smiling and friendly. If we needed something they quickly assisted. Our room was very comfortable and quiet. The food and drinks were well prepared and quite delicious.

Amazing, I would definitely come back again! Gorgeous estate and the room was perfect. LOVED the bath tub!

Bathroom with walk-in shower was horrible no room around the sink. Shower leaked on the floor and curtain shower was mildewed - disgusting. Beds very uncomfortable.

El Monte Sagrado was the perfect accommodations for our family while in Santa Fe. The rooms were spacious with well-appointed bathrooms. The breakfast buffet was well-stocked and fresh. The personnel was quite welcoming and accommodating. I appreciated the texting communications upon our arrival and their effort to meet our needs immediately.

Beautiful resort with a spectacular room overlooking the grounds. Texting for “services” worked excellently the one time we used it.

Really really nice one off hotel! The only one like it in the country. Not too far from historic downtown district, we drove, but staff told us it’s a 10 minute walk.

Kit Carson Road Taos NM

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to Taos Plaza
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

El Monte Sagrado Living Resort & Spa places you within a 10-minute stroll of Taos Plaza and Kit Carson Home and Museum. This 84-room, 4-star resort has 2 restaurants along with conveniences like a full-service spa and an indoor pool.


Dining

Enjoy dining at De La Tierra, one of 2 onsite restaurants. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service, or make new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge. Start your day off with full breakfast, available for a fee.


Rooms

The 84 rooms have an array of amenities, including balconies or patios, coffee makers, and free local calls. Guests can expect 36-inch flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, along with free WiFi and wired Internet. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries, and pillowtop beds with premium bedding ensure a restful night. Safes, ironing boards, and desks are also available.


Property features

Guests of El Monte Sagrado Living Resort & Spa enjoy a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a 24-hour fitness center. There's free parking and limo/town car service. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with securing valuables, luggage storage, and concierge services. Other amenities at this ski resort include free WiFi in public areas, conference space, and a 24-hour business center.

Room options

Deluxe Room, Multiple Beds, Multiple View (Global 2BR Suite)

2 King Beds | Sleeps 6

Suite, 1 King Bed, Courtyard View (Native American Suite)

1 King Bed | Sleeps 4

Superior Room, 1 King Bed, Mountain View (Taos Mountain 1 King - Accessible)

1 King Bed | Sleeps 3

Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Multiple View (Casita with 1 Queen Bed)

1 Queen Bed | Sleeps 3

Guest reviews for El Monte Sagrado Living Resort & Spa

Everyone (15) Couples (23) Business (1) Family (11) Friends (1) Other (1)
2
Friends

The pool, hot tub, spa, restaurant and bar were all closed and unavailable but I still paid a resort fee. Also, my suite did not include a hot tub, which was shown as included by Orbitz. The WiFi was spotty at best in my suite. The best part was Ashley - the valet/bellman. Excellent employee, provided a wealth of information, friendly and professional.

By on Jun 10, 2021

5
Everyone

El Monte Sagrado is a great place to relax and unwind, it is so quiet and peaceful yet within walking distance of the historic district. I love the balcony and view of the grounds from the Taos Mountain rooms. That giant bathtub is the stuff of dreams! This was my 2nd time staying there and I plan to return again and again. On my wishlist, I feel they should have microwaves in the rooms. The restaurant was closed so it would have been nice to be able to heat up my leftovers. I also wish that they had smart tv as an option so guests can log into their Netflix or Hulu or what have you. Another thing is they could get rid of or reduce the resort fee since some of those amenities have been discontinued due to COVID. Overall this is one of my tranquil happy places for a quick getaway and El Monte Sagrado has a repeat guest in me.

By on May 13, 2021

5
Partner Couples

Wonderful, relaxing but right in town

By on May 11, 2021

Review comment responded on May 30, 2021

Thank you so much for your review! We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and we appreciate your support.

5
Everyone

By on Mar 29, 2021

Review comment responded on Apr 26, 2021

We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay! Thank you for your kind review and support. It means the world to us!

5
Everyone

By on Oct 21, 2020

Review comment responded on Nov 13, 2020

We are delighted you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for your kind review. We appreciate your support.

5
Everyone

By on Aug 21, 2020

Review comment responded on Aug 23, 2020

Thank you so much for your kind review and support. It is greatly appreciated. We hope to care for you again in the future.

5
Partner Couples

Excellent stay in the town of Taos. Beautiful gardens and very nice hotel suite with a very relaxing feel. The room, bathroom and sitting area are in Taos style. The patio with 2 chairs looked at a pond with beautiful flowers and garden. Staff was very attentive and helpful. There were only a few guests due to Covid-19 and the pool and spa where closed. Overall a very nice stay

By , from Albuquerque NM on Jul 24, 2020

Review comment responded on Jul 25, 2020

We are thrilled you had an excellent stay with us, Joze! Thank you so much for sharing and for trusting us with your care! We hope to have you as our guest again in the future!

5
Partner Couples

Par excellent service and ready to do anything to make our stay more enjoyable!

By on Jul 19, 2020

Review comment responded on Jul 20, 2020

We are delighted to hear that you felt so well cared for during your stay! Thank you for sharing!

3
Family Family

I like taking the family to Taos. I don’t like being switched from a global suite to a regular room.

By on Mar 3, 2020

Review comment responded on Mar 19, 2020

We are very sorry that your experience wasn't what you had hoped for. We will use your feedback to improve and we hope to have the chance to make it up to you in the future!

2
Partner Couples

Paid for room with jacuzzi, but it didn’t work and took staff a day and a half to offer to move us to a new room, after three workers spent several hours in our room trying to fix it, tracking in mud and not cleaning up after themselves. Then after being gone all of one day and returning to our room late in the day, the room was still a mess — no housekeeping had been there for regular daily cleaning and the mud was still all over the floor. The first person they sent to try to fix the jacuzzi was the valet who parked our car (at least he was nice but had no experience fixing a jacuzzi). Maybe it was good the jacuzzi didn’t work because when we started to fill it with water, we noticed there was long black hair all over in it, which we ended up cleaning out ourselves, only to discover the jacuzzi was never going to work anyway. The front desk staff was generally unhelpful, though nice enough, except for one employee in particular (Saturday night front desk) who was extremely rude to us after we were finally offered a room that actually worked. Won’t stay here again if I want to go for the relaxing retreat they advertise, because it was so stressful and sad dealing with their staff and broken facilities... i’m fully aware a lot of people give great reviews of the place — they either got a room that worked and never had to deal with hotel staff, or they are just much nicer people than me and are lying. The place has great potential, but they need to train the staff...

By , from California on Dec 3, 2019

El Monte Sagrado Living Resort & Spa

317 Kit Carson Road, Taos, NM 87571
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