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The SnowMansion Taos Hostel Ski Lodge Inn & Campground

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   476 Hwy 150, Arroyo Seco, NM 87514 (Formerly The Abominable Snowmansion)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great place. People are very warm generally. If you are young and looking for a place to work for your room, this is the place. Although at any place like this there is a pecking order if you stay more than a few days, so some of the new workers/woofers like to be bossy but that is just part of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the best hostel that I've ever stayed at! Superb environment! I truly wish I had found this place earlier in my life. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone and everyone without any reluctance whatsoever.

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Cambria, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Aboominable Snow Mansion was an excellent place to stay. In a stunning setting surrounded by magical mountains. Good facilities and clean. The staff were helpful and very friendly. Great stable wifi too. I enjoyed sitting around a fire and meeting people from all over the world

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Phoenix, Arizona
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27 reviews 27 reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Me and my 19-years son stayed for 3 nights in the cabin at The Abominable Snowmansion. I found it on internet looking for hostels in the Taos area. So first stay, middle of the summer... definitely not a pick of the season. Please notice that during the summer this place may work completely different way than during the winter. Generally... More

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SnowManNewMexico, Manager at The SnowMansion Taos Hostel Ski Lodge Inn & Campground, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are glad you were happy with your stay. Your expectation that our prices would be less than a KOA that does not provide linens and is located in the parking lot in a rest area by the side of a freeway is confusing. Our price is merely a couple of dollars different but our location in a... More

Olympia, Washington
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Stayed there once, several years ago, summer [2013 date below was closest the system allowed me to choose]. Had thot it had charm; name cute. This place has great potential...but... Glad only one night. Glad few others there. Glad not ski-season! This is old-school hostel--really laid-back--I liked that. Those running desk were either absent, or occupied; not much for talking... More

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SnowManNewMexico, Owner at The SnowMansion Taos Hostel Ski Lodge Inn & Campground, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your thoughtful review. You mention that your review is from a few years ago. Please come again. I think you find it much improved. Best regards, Amu 575-776-8298 More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

I stayed here while skiing Taos. Very nice people with a very relaxed vibe in keeping with the entire Taos area. Friendly from the second you step in the door. A little disorganized, but in a charming way. Perfect for outdoorsy types, it is about 5 or 10 miles outside of the Taos area, on the way up into the... More

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Trinidad, Colorado
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

I actually made reservations here for a single room because I just did not want to deal with the tourist suffocation in the city of Taos. I picked the right place. The hostel is in the small village of Arroyo Seco, about 12 miles north of Taos, (on the ski route). This town had a nice mix of the old... More

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Austin, TX
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

I have actually stayed here before, and loved it, and was looking forward to another stay. So we booked a room for a night, and were made totally aware of the cancellation policy (no refunds). Then, we were caught in the severe flooding that took place in Boulder earlier this year. For obvious reasons, our travel plans changed. But when... More

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SnowManNewMexico, Owner at The SnowMansion Taos Hostel Ski Lodge Inn & Campground, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am glad you stayed here before and enjoyed it. I hope you will stay here again and I am sure you will enjoy it. As you know, when cancelling with short notice, you are responsible for the entire cost of stay. However, because it was due to a well documented natural disaster, we did not hold you... More

Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

We stayed at the Snow Mansion as a base to run our art project and immediately fell in love with the warmth and community based at the hostel. Wonderful living space, clean rooms, great well stocked kitchen full of every utensil you would ever need to cook inside or outside on the campfire ( when the fire ban is lifted)... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

This hostel is very laid back, old-school style. It feels like you are staying in someone's home. A lot of people come in for skiing but there is plenty to do in Taos (hot springs, pueblos, gorge, snowmobiling, etc..). The Taos Vortex sucked me in for New Years when we sat around sipping wine by the fireplace in the lodge.... More

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Address: 476 Hwy 150, Arroyo Seco, NM 87514 (Formerly The Abominable Snowmansion)
Location: United States > New Mexico > Taos County > Arroyo Seco
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — The SnowMansion Taos Hostel Ski Lodge Inn & Campground 2*
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Also Known As:
The Abominable Snowmansion Hotel Arroyo Seco
The SnowMansion Taos Hostel Ski Lodge Inn & Campground Arroyo Seco, Taos County, NM

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