Circa 1800, Touchstone Inn is a
quiet adobe estate secluded among tall trees at the edge
of Pueblo lands. The grounds have an unobstructed view
of Taos Mountain on historic Taos Pueblo. Mature trees,
extensive gardens, trickling fountains, and the sound of
the Rio Pueblo add to the ambiance of Touchstone. USA
Today calls Touchstone Inn “THE place to stay in Taos.”
This Historic Taos Inn, Spa and Gallery features cozy
rooms with fireplaces, luxurious textiles, intimate
patios and exquisite tiled baths
Touchstone is a quiet and secluded location in town,
close to everything Taos. Built in adobe and shaded in
privacy by tall trees, we specialize in luxurious
accommodations for your romantic getaway or family
retreat. Opt-in for breakfast, charged separately, and
wake up from your cozy bed to a gourmet breakfast, or DIY
with refrigerator and microwave and coffee pot in every
room. You can also visit one of the nearby
restaurants, six within walking distance, that serve
breakfast, lunch and dinner. Our boutique hotel is
within walking distance to Kit Carson Park with fairs
and music venues and the Plaza is less than a mile from
Touchstone Inn. Surround yourself with tranquility
Enjoy a glass of wine on a private sun-drenched patio,
or by a crackling fire in a kiva fireplace, BYOB. Take a
stroll through historic Taos and explore numerous
galleries, shops, museums, world-class fine dining, and
the Taos Plaza. Or go out on an adventure! Rafting
season, snow skiing, bike riding, are just a few of the
activities, plus gorgeous hiking trails abound.
Our optional prefix breakfasts are served between 8:30
am and 9:30 am, are made with local fresh ingredients;
gluten free and vegetarian is our specialty. Our
delicious sweets, like blueberry pancakes and waffles,
are gluten free.
Most rooms have private patios or a deck and outside
entrance, with rich textiles the main focus of decor.
Four rooms have Jacuzzi tubs. And some rooms have
wood-burning or candle Kiva fireplaces.
Riverbend Spa at
our on-site spa at Touchstone, where therapists strive
to help you relax after a busy day of shopping, or that
rough day of hiking or skiing on the slopes. Enjoy your
massage in one of our indoor spa rooms or be outdoors
next to the river or near the fountain on the Pueblo
boundary overlooking Taos Mountain.
See our website spa menu and book ahead to assure a
space and time desired.
Our property borders the Taos Pueblo lands and the Rio
Pueblo. The lands behind Touchstone are home to the
descendants of the medicine man called Medicine Mountain
and the river flows directly out of the sacred Blue Lake
that has been well protected by the Taos Pueblo people
for hundreds of years.
We have over an acre of grounds for you to roam. Our
land is filled with crabapple, apple, wild plumb,
cottonwood, willow, pine, and other beautiful trees.
Group Meetings/Retreats: Are you thinking
of having a family get together, wedding or an executive
workshop? How about a special weekend among intimate
friends? We deliver quality and personalized service for
your event. The dramatic natural surroundings of
Touchstone will enhance the success of your event.
Winter programs can be integrated into ski packages at
Taos Ski Valley or Angel Fire Resort. Touchstone offers
indoor and outdoor meeting and dining spaces featuring
spectacular furnishings and original art.
Lodging Type: Country Inn / Boutique Hotel
Location: 65 mi North of Santa Fe; less than 1
mile North of Taos Plaza.
Accolades: “The place to stay in Taos,” USA
Today. “An Adobe Haven, Touchstone offers the perfect
refuge.” Taos News
Meals: Charged separately from lodging;
Breakfast, Dinner, Box Lunches
Facilities: Full Service Spa, Vegetarian
gluten-free meals, Private Decks/Patios Balconies,
Wedding Facilities, Meeting Facilities, Internet Access,
Specials/Packages: Adventure/Tours, Business,
Conventions/Meetings, Conservation/Green Tourism,
Culture, Family, Food and Wine, Girlfriend Getaways,
Golf, Historic, Singles, Snow Skiing, Spa, Luxury,
Murder Mystery, Offbeat, Romantic, Seniors, Shopping,
Special Events, Weddings, Workshops
Phone: (575) 758-0192, 575-770-3246 text cell
Mabel Dodge Lane, Taos, New Mexico 87571