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Earthship Biotecture

2 Earthship Way, Box 1041, Taos, NM 87571
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We passed the Earthship community on a visit to Taos, stopped, took a few pics and travelled on. Later we read an article in a local NM paper discussing the settlement and cost of an overnight stay. We made a phone call, organized an overnight stay and drove through an incredible storm to arrive at our Earthship for the night.... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in the pet friendly "Euro". A 3 bedroom 2 bath deluxe home that has a utopian Mad Max/Flintstone ambience. I received a great tour/education from staff member, Ryan and there are a number of videos in the spacious living room area to view, that give detailed explanations of the Biosphere Community and its founder, Mike Reynolds. Reynold's video... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

The concept is wonderful and the execution outstanding.This is a self sustaining community that has converted trash into eco-friendly homes. An inspiration to us all ! I din not stay over night I merely visited. But I think any one visiting Taos should visit here.

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Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Located near rio grande bridge near taos. Collection of several bio friendly homes that are off the grid. They charge admission to get into the show home and you can walk around the other homes. Interesting. Different. Cutting edge. Would imagine would take a lot of courage and passion to establish. They are totally off the grid. Was worth seeing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

Loved our experience in the Euro Earthship, very spacious and all mod cons available such as wifi and Netflix. Such a fantastic time living off the grid and learning how these homes have been built across the world. Very interesting and other worldly with plants growing inside situated in high desert. Good idea to pick up food in Taos before... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We stayed in the unit called The Phoenix for 2 nights the first weekend in May, and saw a mouse inside three different times. The management style is reactive rather than proactive, so a renter is likely to have something wrong during his stay. They want you to call and let them know, and then they come fix it. By... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Earthship Biotecture should be listed separately from the lodgings, as it is also an attraction one can (& should!) visit when in Taos. Take this tour, well worth the price of admission. You enter a totally off the grid, sustainable home, and learn how something like this gets built, where they exist (more than one community of these so-called earthships... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Wow. We are ready to fold up our life in Seattle and join the Earthship community!! One night in the Lemuria rental and we are hooked. The amazing aesthetics of the natural surroundings combined with the reclaimed building materials, resulting in a self sufficient yet high tech and luxurious space is amazing. All creature comforts were accounted for, with a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

The overall concept of living off the grid, and the way the houses are built, as well as the design of the place, is really interesting. We stayed in Phoenix west, which meant we didn't have a kitchen, and it's a 10 mile drive into Taos to get food. Phoenix west is probably the smallest accommodation, and is within a... More 

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Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

After a multi-hour long tour of the various bioships they currently have under construction we had the opportunity to stay at 'The Phoenix' for the evening. It was incredible with the vast quantity of plants they had inside, the original architecture and the quiet. The shower will work just fine and stay warm if you take your shower in mid-afternoon.... More 

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