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TV, fireplace, video-game console, DVD player
TV, fireplace, video-game console, DVD player

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Parking included
Pet Friendly


Explore the area

Popular LocationWheeler Peak13 min drive
AirportTaos, NM (TSM-Taos Regional)31 min drive
Popular LocationRed River Ski Area65 min drive
Popular LocationEagle Nest Lake State Park80 min drive

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    About this property

    Entire place

    You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

    Available Christmas Eve and Christmas Day!! Book Now!

    Family-friendly vacation home with ski-in/ski-out access and outdoor tennis court
    A fabulous find is this Chalet is only 5-minutes from the world-class Taos Ski Resort. You can reasonably rent this large premium mountain cabin where the Rio Hondo River runs right through our property and is stocked by New Mexico with native trout or enjoy the serenity of the sounds of the rushing river while relaxing in our deck side hot tub. You get a fully equipped and furnished cabin to move right in. We have 2-bedrooms + large upstairs loft with a queen size bed & sitting area, 3-bathrooms with 2 showers & a large soaking master suite bathtub & 3 toilets (on a septic tank system which we have to pump and haul away all waste) and a full-size washer & dryer. We have a complete full-size kitchen with a 5-burner gas stove & double convection oven, 25 Refrigerator, large microwave, toaster, 3 coffee maker choices a K-Cup & drip ground & a single combo maker plus a coffee bean grinder, crock pot, Faberware grill, all necessary cooking utensils, appliances, pots & pans and all Taos ceramics & pottery serving dishes, accessories, cups & glasses, bowls, plates, dishes & silverware along with a garbage disposal & full-size automatic dishwasher. The living room is comfortably furnished with a wood-burning stove/fireplace (& we provide the firewood). We provide a high-end & high-tech entertainment center using a 48" Samsung Smart TV with a Samsung Blue-Ray DVD, Sony stereo system with CD's, cassettes & AM-FM radio. The Master Suite is sweet and a highlight of this cabin. Included is a king-sized barn wood style bed with a brand new Tempurpedic matress covered with high-end Egyptian cotton sheets and blankets with designer pillows, bedspreads & quilts. There are conveniently located reading lights and nightstands on each side & a leather storage bench at the foot of the bed, with a 6-drawer dresser & hanging mirror, a halltree valet with seating, hanging & shelving plus a additional coat/hat rack, hardwood floors covered with Southwestern rugs, the master suite is heated by a gas burning fireplace & a lighted ceiling fan. In the master bathroom there is a stone sink above a nice vanity, with both a shower plus a large soaking bathtub + the outdoor jacuzzi hot tub on the back deck. The master suite has a double-glass sliding door with a excellent view to see and to hear the calming river rushing by the private deck outside this master suite with your own barista table & chairs. The second private bed & bath rooms on the main floor has a convertible trundle-bed that can be used as a day-bed, two single beds or put together makes it into a king-size bed with Egyptian cotton sheets and designer leather pillows & bed covers. There are hardwood floors covered with leather rugs, a leather sitting stool, ceiling fan with lights, two double sliding closet doors that are fully mirrored across the entire wall. The second private bathroom with shower, large tiled vanity & sink and toilet just outside this bedroom hallway. The third bathroom that also contains the full size washer & dryer is also in the same hallway. This cabin Chalet is at 8,200' elevation is only 3 short miles, about a 5-minute drive downhill from the world class sking at Taos Ski Valley resort at 9,200' elevation with New Mexico's highest sking at Kachina Peak. Our home is smoke free.
    This vacation home offers 3 accommodations with fireplaces and DVD players. Rooms open to balconies. Kitchens offer refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and hair dryers.

    Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Televisions come with video-game consoles. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be requested.

    Recreational amenities at the vacation home include an outdoor tennis court, ski-in/ski-out access, and a spa tub.

    The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

    Property manager

    David McKown
    Speaks English, Greek

    Property amenities


    • Close to a ski area, ski runs, and ski lifts
    • Ski-in/ski-out access


    • Spa tub
    • Massages


    • Free WiFi

    Parking and transportation

    • Free self parking
    • Onsite parking
    • Limo/town car service
    • Car recommended

    Family friendly

    • Toys
    • Highchair


    • Refrigerator
    • Stovetop
    • Microwave
    • Oven
    • Dishwasher
    • Shared microwave
    • Coffee/tea maker
    • Cookware/dishes/utensils
    • Toaster


    • Breakfast available for a fee
    • Coffee/tea in a common area


    • 3 bedrooms
    • Bed sheets provided


    • 3 bathrooms
    • Shower/tub combination
    • Hair dryer
    • Hair dryer (on request)
    • Towels provided

    Living spaces

    • Fireplace
    • Dining room
    • Library
    • Wood stove


    • TV
    • Video game console
    • DVD player
    • TV in a common area
    • Video library
    • Games
    • Stereo
    • Books
    • Music library

    Outdoor areas

    • Balcony
    • Barbecue grill
    • Garden


    • Washing machine and dryer
    • Laundry facilities


    • Ceiling fan
    • Heating
    • Fan

    Pet friendly

    • No pets allowed


    • Smoke-free property

    Services and conveniences

    • Concierge services
    • Tour/ticket assistance
    • Iron/ironing board
    • Wedding services
    • Fireplace in lobby

    Location highlights

    • On the river
    • In the city center
    • In the mountains
    • In a rural location

    Things to do

    • Outdoor tennis court
    • Scuba diving nearby
    • Rafting nearby
    • Mountain biking nearby
    • Sledding nearby
    • Hiking/biking trails nearby
    • Ecotours nearby
    • Sailing nearby
    • Water skiing nearby
    • Snorkeling nearby


    • 3 rooms
    • Sleeps 7
    • 2 floors
    • Unit size: 1800 sq ft (167 sq m)



    Check-in from 3 PM - 6 PM


    Check-out before 11 AM

    Special check-in instructions

    There is no front desk at this property
    This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
    You will receive an email from the property manager with check-in and check-out instructions


    Pets allowed
    Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

    Children and extra beds

    Children are welcome
    Cribs (infant beds) are not available

    Property payment types

    Important information

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
    Parties and events are allowed on site

    We should mention

    Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
    A car is recommended for transportation to and from this property

    Property is also known as

    Chalet Rio Hondo Guesthouse Taos Ski Valley
    Chalet Rio Hondo Guesthouse
    Chalet Rio Hondo Guesthouse Taos Ski Valley
    Chalet Rio Hondo Guesthouse
    Chalet Rio Hondo Taos Ski Valley
    Guesthouse Chalet Rio Hondo Taos Ski Valley
    Guesthouse Chalet Rio Hondo
    Taos Ski Valley Chalet Rio Hondo Guesthouse
    Rio Hondo Taos Ski Valley
    Chalet Rio Hondo

    About this area

    Taos Ski Valley

    Located in Taos Ski Valley, this vacation home is in the city center and on a river. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Carson National Forest and Wheeler Peak Wilderness Area, while Rottenstone Pottery and KTAOS Solar Center are cultural highlights. Enjoy the area's slopes with ski runs, ski lifts, and a ski area, and don't miss out on the sledding.

    Visit our Taos Ski Valley travel guide
    Popular Location

    What's nearby

    • Wheeler Peak - 13 min drive
    • Taos Mountain Casino - 29 min drive
    • Red River Ski Area - 65 min drive
    • Enchanted Circle Gateway Museum - 76 min drive
    • Eagle Nest Lake State Park - 80 min drive

    Getting around

    • Taos, NM (TSM-Taos Regional) - 31 min drive


    • Tim's Stray Dog Cantina - 7 min walk
    • Whitstlestop Cafe - 8 min walk

    Frequently asked questions

    Is this property pet-friendly?
    Yes, pets are allowed at this property.
    How much is parking at this property?
    Self parking is free at this property.
    What time is check-in at this property?
    Check-in is from 3 PM–6 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.
    What time is check-out at this property?
    Check-out is at 11 AM.
    Where is this property located?
    This family-friendly Taos Ski Valley vacation home is located on a river, just steps from Carson National Forest and Taos Ski Valley. Wheeler Peak Wilderness Area is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) away.