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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"Casa Azul provided one of the best VRBO experiences we have had, and we have traveled a lot. Its location in Old Town Albuquerque, and its traditional Southwest architecture make this an easy choice for a romantic getaway, or as a starting point for adventure, shopping, exploring, and fine dining. Fun day trips include taking the tram to the top of Sandia Peak and hiking to Kiwanis cabin; taking the Turquoise Trail (Hwy 14) to Madrid, and Santa Fey; taking the Jamez Mountain Trail (Hwy 4) to Bandalier National Monument and the hot springs at Jemez Springs.
Casa Azul's garden gate opens to a public parking lot, directly North of Backstreet Grill. It is steps away from multiple small shops, fine dining, art studios, etc. Within 3 blocks, there are three museums, 2 parks, a church built in 1706, and possibly one of the finest photo galleries in the Southwest, (APG). Don't forget to stop at the olive oil and balsamic vinegar tasting room. Yes, it is real, and worth the stop. It's only about 50 steps South of the gate.
The well appointed, clean and efficient living space of Casa Azul includes beautiful art, and absolutely everything needed to make for a comfortable and convenient stay. The private garden provides added security and a great place to relax. The owner is super accommodating, and a pleasure to deal with. We do not hesitate to give 5 stars."
Guest: GregDate of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: April 9, 2015
Great Home Located Close to downtown Santa Fe, wonderful owners
"I spent the month of March 2015 in this wonderful home. It is an easy 5-10 minute walk to downtown Santa Fe. A few years back I spent 4 months in Rita and Tom's smaller casita. I loved the location. So when I decided to come back to Santa Fe, I checked with them first and found the "big" house open for March and snapped it up. And I'm glad I did. Even though it was only me renting, I enjoyed having the extra space in the big house.
This home is very comfortable and welcoming. One simple thing (that I also found in the smaller casita) was a coat rack by the main door. What a convenient thing to have. You might not think such a small detail would be so useful, but it was.
The big house is well laid out with two bedrooms and two bathrooms plus a dedicated office. The office is something I really enjoyed and used often. The house and the entire property is well maintained. Tom was often out doing work like spreading more gravel in the driveway just to make sure renters didn't have to slog through any mud on the way into the homes.
The house was immaculate, well decorated and comfortable. It felt like a home and not a rental. The kitchen was spacious and well laid out. I stayed in the larger bedroom and the bed was very comfortable.
Amazingly this home is only 5-10 minutes walking distance from downtown Santa Fe. I walked to the post office, museums, bookstores and restaurants. It was wonderful not having to drive everywhere. I have rented vacation homes in 5 states and in no other rental have I found this walking access to a downtown area.
Make sure you check out the notebook the owners have compiled. It contains restaurant information, an urgent care location, places of interest, and it even has detailed easily understood instructions for using the DVD player in the living room.
This is a great rental, with incredible owners. I highly recommend the big house. Thanks Rita and Tom for helping to make my stay in Santa Fe a great one."
Guest: korvalDate of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: April 14, 2015
Wonderful Home in El Dorado - perfect for a relaxing retreat!
"Michael's home was beautiful with a magnificent view of mountains, sunsets, and stars. This house was situated in a community of houses, but maintained privacy as well as peace and seclusion. My three kids (9, 5, and 3) loved the spaciousness of the home, the lovely yard, and seeing birds, lizards, and wildlife. My son has severe food allergies, and with Michael's well-equipped kitchen we were able to make all of our meals and not have to worry about him getting sick (and saved a lot of money doing so). The house was supplied with everything we would need and we felt so incredibly welcome. We were able to see the full moon and stars and only a short drive to Santa Fe. This is a great place to find rest, relaxation, and beauty in a very comfortable home. We enjoyed going to downtown Santa Fe, Bandalier and Pecos National Monument. Day trips were very easy because of the location, and we were able to prepare and pack our lunches and be back to make dinner. A truly enjoyable stay!"
Guest: Y. WickesbergDate of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: April 6, 2015
"Stayed for 2 weeks in this clean, comfortable, well furnished and maintained condo. What a delightful 'home' for our stay! Good location, quiet area, and will definitely recommend this to anyone I know traveling to Santa Fe and will be back as soon as possible!"
Guest: Muriel C.Date of Stay: September 2014Review Submitted: October 13, 2014