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The SnowMansion Taos Hostel Ski Lodge Inn & Campground

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476 Hwy 150, Arroyo Seco, NM 87514 (Formerly The Abominable Snowmansion)
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Wairoa, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ideal low cost accommodation for skiing Taos Valley. 200 yards from free shuttle 10-15 mins to mountain or an easy hitch ( locals are extremely friendly ) Breakfast included, a communal evening meal ($5-$15 donation), or use one of two kitchens. Heaps of interesting people to talk to. Bar, two lunch & two evening restaurants plus small organic food shop... More 

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Canyon Lake, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed for 5 days and opted for a top bunk experience. After a fresh snowfall this unique social oriented lodging accommodation provided a gambit of adventure. From 5 am snowplow drive bys , early morning de-icing of your car and breakfast preparation in the kitchen or joining in on a provided meal, this place made me adjust to winter... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

We stayed in one of the cabins out back for two night and it was just perfect! Taos Ski Valley was just opening and the location was super convenient. The owners and staff are friendly, helpful and super knowledgable about the area. The group meals were a definite bonus! When we return to Taos, we'll be staying at the Snowmansion.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Outside of the busy city of Taos, nestled in an organic garden and surrounded by restaurants, galleries and unbelievable beauty, this was a surprising find. This is a hostel so you can share a room, have a private ensuite room in the main lodge, or sleep in a teepee, or even pitch a tent. There is kitchen usage and communal... More 

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Sanford, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

I spent four nights at the snow mansion hostel in late August. From the moment I walked in I felt welcome and included by the great group of young people who were staying and working at the hostel. My reservation was actually for only two nights but I decided to stay on longer since I was having such a great... More 

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Hillsboro, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We have been on the road four weeks by the time we rolled into Taos. We didn't want to pay 3 star prices for 1 star accommodations in Taos, so we decided to do something different and try the hostel. So glad we did. Very peaceful, good vibes from fellow guests. The staff are knowledgeable and welcoming. My kids loved... More 

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Olathe, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

This was such an experience! We stayed on a couple mattresses inside the teepee. Perfect outdoor sleeping weather. Plenty of blankets as it does get cold even in August. Amazing views of the sky, especially with the full moon. Staff was friendly and into the self-sustaining lifestyle. Great sense of community and we enjoyed hanging out with the group by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

I have stayed twice now at snow mansion when visiting Taos and Arroyo Seco and i can positively say that both times were absolutely unique and wonderful. The hostel is located on a gorgeous piece of land nestled at the bottom of the grand Taos mountain. The property is covered with lush gardens for you to freely explore and pick... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Stayed at campsite over July 4th weekend with a couple of friends. Camp site was in a nice grassy area with views of mountains, perfect flat areas for doing morning yoga. Owner herself will join you and show you some poses! Loved the communal areas and relaxed vibe as well:) Great location with a short drive to Taos, but tucked... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

The SnowMansion was an unexepected pleasure! I stayed in a private room that was huge - a queen sized bed and eight bunkbeds, a table and chairs, a bathroom and separate shower. Don't expect matchy matchy bed linens and curtains; think a random collection of blankets and sheets that appear to have been collected over time. The room did not... More 

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