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OLD TOWN - Great Historic old adobe

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,700 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

Oldest Neighborhood, still zoned Agricultural Mixed, with River less than 1 mile away. Area surrounded by irrigation ditches and varied farmlands. Delightful and comfortable full 3 Bdrm/ 2 BA (sleeps 8) . Talvera tile and wood floors throughout the house add to the colorful nature of this home. House is fully furnished with a king in the master bedroom, queen beds in the other two bedrooms. In addition, there is a queen sofa sleeper in the living area and another in Mstr Bdrm. Kitchen has microwave, stove, all utencials, dishes and pans. Newly renovated. Front porch area, on site parking. Blk to bus stop and Historic Plaza, etc.

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 14, 2018

About Pauline

Owner is a descendant of the Albuquerque 1706 founding families. A respected professional with the Albuquerque Public Schools

Pauline purchased this house in 1900

Why Pauline chose West Old Town

My vision, as an owner, has been to provide out-of-towners with a property that reflects the history of Albuquerque and New Mexico and is just minutes away from a tremendous amount of important and historic sites, including museums, parks, shops, US Hwy 66 and more!

What makes this house unique

Sitting in the heart of the city,the oldest neighborhood (unplanned), historic, zoned agriculture/ mixed. This property's location makes a family vacation or a business trip convenient, accessible, enjoyable and memorable, just steps away from city transportation, or numerous area activities. Only 1 mile from the Convention Center, and 3 miles from UNM. Easy bus transportation to the Airport 5 miles away. For a daily dose of Albuquerque pictures (as well as local commentary), see the Duke City Fix web site. Photos are posted on the Albuquerque Photo Gallery near the top of the DCF home page. People post new ones daily, and there are often spectacular shots of the Albuquerque scenery.


West Old Town House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kettle ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Bathroom w/ washer & dryer
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Bathroom private to one bedroom (On Suite)
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 3 sleep sofa /futon , 1 Qn Sofa Bd in Master bdrm/ 1 Qn Sofa Bd in LivRm/ 1 twin
  • King size beds (1) Master Bedroom plus a convertible queen sofabed, Queen size Beds (1) Two additional bedrooms with queen beds. Convertible bed in living area and Master Bedroom are queens, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Queen Bed - Sofa sleeper in living area
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • swimming
This traditional adobe home is in the heart of Old Town, with easy access to public transportation ( one block) at Rio Grande Blvd. which is about 4 blocks to US Hwy Rte 66.and a couple of blocks to the Plaza.


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(53 traveler reviews)

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OLD TOWN - Great Historic old adobe
average rating of 4.207547 based on 53 reviews

Felt like I was home again, wonderful.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely, homey domicile. Spent time with siblings I hadn't seen in years and we all thought we were kids again! Love the "Land of Enchantment". Thank you Pauline!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a treat to communicate with such a positive, brightly spirited person. So happy you enjoyed and all went well on your visit back. Hope you return soon. You left the home in great order....All best wishes for a FUN summer! Pauline
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Anchorage, AK

Cozy, easy access, perfect location

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect location for our family celebration weekend. We were able to comfortably sleep nine people (seven adults and two children). The home was fully stocked with dishes, cooking ware, pretty much anything you could need.

There isn't WIFI in the home (although you can sign up for a pass through XFinity) but there is a Starbucks just a couple of blocks away.

The home is very conveniently located to Old Town which is great for people who are visiting Albuquerque for the first time.

Overall we had a great time!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear the WASSON's,,,thank you so much for your stay! I appreciated your feedback also, it was very helpful. I hope you will return in the future. Also, your written response was most generous and thoughtful. Very much appreciate your kindnesses. Always BEST REGARDS. Pauline
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Great Location, great price

  • 3 of 5

This is my 1st experience with a vacation rental. I booked this house for 4 people. There was ample space. The location was great, if gives people a good insight into southwest living. Only 2 cons 1. No Wi-Fi or internet, I should have asked before booking and 2. The owner walked in the front unannounced, without knocking on the last night. That was creepy--she did apologize. The cons are the reason for 3 stars.

  • Submitted: May 21, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great location with ample room Owner error, I forgot tenant stayed Sunday nite, & as I dove by home front entry gate was open, no vehicles so made quick stop & I was very surprised when I put hand on door knob , door opened, so I quickly apologized (embarrassed) & left Please Excuse this error/mistake.
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The house was just what we wanted.

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Pauline's house was wonderful! It was in a perfect location for our day trip adventures and we had fun on the patio outside, enjoying the the beautiful weather. I highly recommend this place for a family vacation.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: These guests were great! They left the home in organized manner, and commented they very much enjoyed the stay. Hoping the will return in the near future. Thank you. Pauline
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Anchorage, Alaska

Great home away

  • 5 of 5

Everything you need, and more. Clean and comfortable. Great host. Perfect for large casual groups. We’ll be back.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Guests expressed their enjoyment and appreciation of the clean and well located old town home. They left the home in good order. Indeed, I look forward to their return. Thanks for your stay! Pauline
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Eagle pass tx


  • 3 of 5

Nice and clean but small

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: These guests did not report they brought large dog(s) with them, so in a 3 bedroom 2 bath home makes for less space, when adding animals to stay. Owner permission is required,( so to determine if an extra cost will be required and/or reasonable space is available for size dog(s)). With this large family, in Winter, dogs would not have been reasonable. Their animal clean up has been an additional cost to owner.
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Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Ladera, or UNM
Nearest Train
3 Miles
AMTRACK & Santa Fe Rail Runner
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
US Hwy 66 (2 blks) & Interstate 40 & 25 1/4mil
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Many great places beginning 1 block from house
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Sandia Peak Tram
Car: not necessary

This historic 180+ year old adobe house is located in the heart of old-town Albuquerque - just 1 block from the celebrated plaza (Owner is a descendent of the founding families). There are dozens of unique New Mexican shops, savory restaurants, unusual boutiques, galleries, artist studios, historic churches, etc. A short walking distance from the plaza is the famous Albuquerque Museum, Natural History Museum, Explora Children's Museum, the Sculpture gardens, Albuquerque BioPark and Aquarium, Rio Grande Zoo, etc. The Tiguex park for playing football, basketball, volleyball, and children's play equipment. Property is just one block to the Main City bus system and US Route 66. Can take the Airport Shuttle to/from HOTEL ALBUQUERQUE and walk 1 1/2 blk to house.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $10
Cleaning Restocking $85

If over 7 people, a $20.00 pp additional cost
100% refund up to 4 weeks before arrival. From 4 to 2 weeks berfore 50% refund. From 2 weeks to arrival date NO refund, but will consider a re-schedule for another time if dates are available, not including 1st two week ends in October during Balloon Fiestas.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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