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Fabulous, Clean, Convienient, Comfortable, Santa Fe Style Adobe Casita

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Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3 (Queen Size Bed & twin pull out in living rm.)

Casita de Pompei is a fabulous, private,700 sq. ft., single story, one bedroom, one bath, adobe guest house situated in a quintessential Santa Fe residential neighborhood located 2.7 miles South West from the Historic Santa Fe Plaza. Locally known as the Triangle Arts District, this area features over 20 local restaurants, bakeries, cafes, unique shopping, brew pub, music venues, Rail Runner / bus access and much more all within short walking distance from this Santa Fe Style Adobe guest house. For further exploration you will find two mountain style bikes and locks with the Casita. Direct access to the Santa Fe Rail Trail with beautiful views of the city and mountains for walking and biking is a block away. Check out the following links for further information on biking in Santa Fe.

When arriving at Casita de Pompei you will find one off street parking space with a sidewalk leading thru the private entry to the lovely private yard and patio where you will find table, chairs and umbrella along with a barbecue grill. Continuing thru the entry portal and front door you enter this clean, smoke free, step free, adobe Casita onto the radiant-heated brick floor of the living, dining and kitchen area. The well-equipped, upscale, eat-in kitchen has stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops, custom tile back splashes and plenty of room to cook. Open to the kitchen is the comfortably furnished living room with a flat screen TV complete with all the movie channels.

The soothing curves of the thick diamond plaster adobe walls lead to the bedroom with a top quality queen bed complete with high quality cotton sheets and plenty of pillows. The bedroom has brick floors, diamond plaster adobe walls, plenty of closet space, ceiling fan, nice lighting and a glass patio door to the back and side yard. The colorful, custom Talavera tile, bathroom has everything you need --- a Mexican tiled shower, thick cotton towels, hair dryer and a well-lit, mirrored vanity.

Whether visiting to ski, hike, bike, wander galleries/museums, experience the wonderful Santa Fe Markets/Fiestas or sample Northern New Mexico culture/cuisine, you will find everything needed for a comfortable, centrally located vacation in the “City Different” at Casita de Pompei.

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marcy Pompei
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
December 29, 2016

About marcy Pompei

Steve a general contractor born and reared in Philadelphia & Marcy a retired Budget Officer & School Administrator/Teacher fell in love with Santa Fe over 33 years ago and have called it home ever since. We built our careers here and raised our family at the foot of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

marcy Pompei purchased this house in 2005

Why marcy Pompei chose New Mexico

When we purchased this property all that existed was this small rundown adobe Casita. With a year of design work we came up with a plan for a compound that included the construction of a new 2 bedroom 2 bath main house with a major remodel to the existing Casita that you now see above.

What makes this house unique

What makes Casita de Pompei special is the feeling an earthen adobe home give the occupants cozy, safe, quite and secure.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

Fabulous, Clean, Convienient, Comfortable, Santa Fe Style Adobe Casita
average rating of 4.928571 based on 14 reviews

beautiful casita, wonderful vacation

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I just spent a week at this wonderful, beautifully appointed casita. In fact, we wish we could have stayed much longer, and we plan to return soon.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great casita

  • 5 of 5

We spent 8 days over Labor Day. The casita was a perfect home base. It is well located, nicely appointed, very clean and while small in dimension, it lived 'comfy' for the 2 of us. We especially enjoyed the outdoor patio where we sat with a little wine to plan the next day. We also were able to dine out - on the patio. The BBQ grill was a plus too.

The casita is on a side street so there's very little traffic noise. The off-street parking was handy -- right next to the entry gate.

Marcy was very helpful in giving us pointers and was quick to help clear up a little internet snag.

This was our first visit to Santa Fe. There was so much to do -- time flew by. Our favorite hiking excursion was Tent Rocks (a must see!), but Valles Caldera (thanks Marcy for the recommendation) and Pecos Natl Monument were great too. There are miles of city hiking trails on the edge of town. Definitely worth getting trail maps and updated conditions from the visitor center (about 10 minute drive from casita).

The docent led tour at the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum and the tour of the NM State Capital were both informative and entertaining.

The casita was a great little home base for us. Easily recommend it.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're always thrilled to hear guests have a good time in our Casita and in the Santa Fe area. You all were just perfect guests! I appreciate your kind comments and welcome you to return. Again, glad to hear you enjoyed your stay in Santa Fe, NM. Sincerely, Marcy Pompei
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relaxing private outdoor space for morning coffee or bbq and safe for pets

  • 4 of 5

casa was clean and had everything we needed and the bed was comfortable and had lots of storage for clothes and suit cases and stuff. we did not do any cooking but it looked like the kitchen was stocked well. bathroom was clean and has plenty of towels but its a little small and my husband had problems with the step up into it he kept stubbing his toes. The casa could use another mirror somewhere other than the bathroom to use while the bathroom was occupied. It was fairly hot in the casa it does not have air conditioning but it does have a portable unit that helped some and the bedroom had a nice ceiling fan so it was manageable. The outdoor space was nice for the dog and we enjoyed sitting out there drinking our morning coffee. there was some nice trinket yard lighting outside but none of it worked so that was kind of disappointing. It is close to everywhere we wanted to go so the location was good. cant say we really met the owners other than a few comments through the fence because our dog barked at their cat when it climbed on the fence. If we ever came back to Santa Fe we would stay again!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Palm Springs CA

Comfortable convenient casita in Santa Fe NM

  • 5 of 5

We stayed the whole month of August in Casa Pompei, so quiet and peaceful, sometimes we spent the whole day "at home". No place is far from the casita and our hosts were kind and helpful. When wwe refurn we will stay at Casa Pompei again! No doubt about it!

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great to hear you all were comfortable and enjoyed Santa Fe! Thanks for choosing our Casita and we'd be happy to entertain you again! Sincerely, Marcy Pompei
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  • 5 of 5


  • Submitted: May 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review! We truly appreciate the working folks who visit Santa Fe too! While our city is a vacation venue, many temporary workers end up here and we are happy to cater to their needs. Quiet, Comfortable and Clean are all qualities everyone wants with housing! Sincerely, Marcy Pompei
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Livingston, Montana

This Casita is a special place!

  • 5 of 5

We just finished a wonderful week long stay at Casa Pompei and it made our Santa Fe visit the best we have ever had. The casita is a completely refurbished historic adobe with all the elements that make “Santa Fe charm”. Starting with its location on a small quiet street in a charming neighborhood, we knew this rental was just what we were seeking. Radiant heated brick floors, beautiful tiled bathroom with great old world feel, modern well equipped kitchen all with wonderful wood flairs and polished plaster walls. The thick adobe walls coupled and the quiet neighborhood were so special for sleeping and relaxing. It was completely, wonderfully quiet. It’s just a short five minutes to the Plaza and other central locations. Additionally there is a biking/hiking trail within two blocks and bicycles are ready for you if you choose. The owners, Marcy and Steve, are long time locals and very helpful, giving us many inside tips on places to visit, untrammeled areas and unique activities when we inquired. I highly recommend Casa Pompei for your stay. I know we’ll be back!

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great to hear you had such a good time in Santa Fe and that the Casita met your needs! We're always happy to host our friends from Montana! The poodles were so well behaved, so they too are welcome anytime! Thanks for choosing our guest house for your Santa Fe vacation. Sincerely, Marcy Pompei
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Santa Fe
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Second Street Brewery
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Variety of Courses
Nearest Train
1 Miles
New Mexico RailRunner
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
St. Francis Drive
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Many withing walking didtance
Nearest Ski
18 Miles
Ski Santa Fe
Car: recommended

Casita de Quapaw is located 2.7 miles SW of the Historic Plaza, located in a urban residential neighborhood close to everything Santa Fe has to offer. There is over 20 restaurants, various shops and the Santa Fe Rail Trail all with-in a few minute walk of the Casita. Using the bicycles provided with the Casita you can access the Rail Trail System in less than a minute. From there easy tours to the North and East bring you to the Historic Districts, Museums and Shopping. To the South brings you to the Santa Fe County Developed Trail system and beyond that to single track to Eldorado. Casita de Quapaw is perfect location for your ski getaway with easy access to Ski Santa Fe, Taos and Pajarito Ski Area.


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Refundable damage deposit $150
Cleaning Fee $85

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Santa Fe House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Clean and bright Talavera Tile Bath
  • One Colorful well lit Mexican Talavera tile bathroom complete with thick cotton towels, tile shower, water closet and Talavera vanity and lavatory with large mirror and plenty of storage space.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , single bed pull out love seat in the living room
  • One top quality queen mattress and box spring with high quality cotton linens, blankets and pillows. Sleigh Bed and bed stands with lamps, Brick flooring with radiant heating, lots of closet space, diamond plaster walls, tall chest of drawers and patio door to back yard.
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

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