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The Parlor Car Bed & Breakfast

311 Terrace Ave., Chama, NM 87520
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Ranked #2 of 7 Chama B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you are going to Chama for the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad, then you want to stay in the Parlor Car B&B. For one thing, it is two short blocks to the Depot. More importantly, Wendy and Doc are Friends of the C&TSRR (Doc is a docent), and they are passionate about the train. You will learn all sorts... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

The accommodations, and especially the company of proprietors Wendy and Bonsall Johnson, were a delightful experience. A delicious breakfast followed a comfortable quiet night in a well-appointed room. We will be back again soon.

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New Mexico, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We stayed in Parlor Car again to cross country ski nearby. When there is no snow where we live there is always snow in La Mangs Pass and Cumbress Pass area. It was as wonderful as during our previous stay. The owners are most gracious, we had the best conversation over yummy breakfast.

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Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

November in Chama......we had a great stay at the Parlor Car Bed and Breakfast. Food was delicious, room was quaint and comfortable and Wendy and Bonsall were full of great information about the town and the railroad. And Bosnall played the player piano for us! :-)

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Russellville, Arkansas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Stayed overnight prior to trip on narrow gauge. Owners are nice folks. Wendy and Bonsall are great hosts. Perfect location. Food was excellent. We got a better appreciation of the town, its history and the railroad from our hosts.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The Parlor Car is a cozy B&B with friendly hosts and hearty breakfasts. Our stay in Chama included a ride on the Cumbres Toltec Railroad. Our hosts were very knowledgeable about this train and were able to give us value able tips and historical background. This is a great place to stay if you're planning to take the scenic train... More 

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Oceanside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

After deciding to ride the Cumbres & Toltec Narrow Gauge, we had to find a place to stay and chose the Parlor Car B & B and are so glad we did. Wendy and Bonsall were the best hosts - they were warm and inviting and made you feel right at home. Wendy's breakfasts were delicious and was just the... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Fantastically friendly hosts. Super Yummy Breakfasts. Wonderfully comfy bed in lovely, cozy room. Check out Wendy's cook-book; it makes a wonderful gift for yourself or anyone close. Consider staying here; it certainly beats a motel room. And, you can walk across the street to the train station!

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Berkeley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Wendy is a charmer and makes you feel like family in her home. The room and inn was very comfortable, and I have to give her extra credit for a perfect breakfast. Six months before we showed up she had already reached out to us to find out our likes, dislikes and can't eat things. The meal was just the... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We had a wonderful experience at the Parlor Car. Wendy and Bonsall are very knowledgeable about the Cumbres & Toltec, and they are kind and considerate hosts. The food and accommodations were excellent.

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