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Sun God Lodge
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   919 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM 87571   |  
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Ranked #6 of 17 Hotels in Taos
Delft, The Netherlands
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119 reviews 119 reviews
23 hotel reviews
Reviews in 66 cities Reviews in 66 cities
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
“Value for money”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

At last minute we made a reservation for Sun God Lodge. We did choose the cheapest room, but it was ok. Big surprise was the green grass in front of the room with different places to seat. Enough place to park and rather quiet. Incheck staff (man) was not very friendly and did gave hardly any information, out check staf (female) was very friendly.

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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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La Canada, California
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491 reviews 491 reviews
94 hotel reviews
Reviews in 208 cities Reviews in 208 cities
342 helpful votes 342 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

This is an older hotel but it is kept up extremely well. The rooms are decorated nicely with a southwestern motif. Everything is clean. We got a good night's sleep here.

They have no pool but they do have a spa...which is extremely small (but the water is kept sparkling clean!)

They say they allow pets, but, I guess they really don't want them...they charge $20 for a pet...which I find extremely high.

Room Tip: Rooms in the front half surround a beautiful green lawn...but are close to traffic noise. The ro...
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

We stayed here over Labor day weekend! The hotel had sufficient parking, it was simple, comfortable and enough for what we needed that weekend. The room was small, but like I said it had everything we needed. I liked the unique New Mexican decor, there was plenty of lighting in the room, it was clean, reasonable prices and also very quiet. We will definitely be coming back here to stay.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Cortez, Colorado
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

I needed a last minute place to stay in Taos on a recent trip and found the Sun God Lodge. It turned out to be a nice surprise. The grounds are quite lovely and the front desk staff was very helpful and super friendly. It is not the most convenient location but for the price it is really hard to beat. My room was fine but the coffee pot was a little nasty. I would suggest staying in the back of the hotel. I have recommended this motel to friends and will be back.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Fort Worth, Texas
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63 reviews 63 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

I have stayed at the Sun God Lodge off and on for a decade. Indeed, the decline seems over and this is a solid 3 star spot to spend a night or 3 in Taos. Parking is safe, free, and close, yet the parking lot does not overwhelm the view. There are 3 room areas, the main motel (2 queens, a bit old, but clean, quiet and simple with opening windows); the two story "south annex", and the two story annexes at the rear (east) side (most modern). I tend to the simple main motel as it is a good bang for the buck. Several eating places are near enough, and the Walmart (Chinese Embassy) across the street is useful for forgotten items or to stock up for a foray into the Mountains.

The desk folk are helpful, sincere, and courteous. Motorcycle friendly.

If you want an elegant experience this is not your place, but you can "cook out" on a BBQ of your own in the courtyard and mingle with other guests enjoying the outdoors at sunset, an "amenity" not found in the fancy spots in town.

Room Tip: Rooms on the east side are away from highway noise. South rooms have nice mountain view to the north...
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  • Stayed September 2011, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Sunnyvale, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

The room was small, the ice machine and hot tube were broke, and the beds were not very comfortable. We pulled into town kind of late and the rooms looked good on the internet so we stopped in. The free wifi was ok at best and the parking lot was kind of dark. Dogs are allowed, but that is a plus or a minus depending on if you travel with pets.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

Although this is obviously an older property--it was comfortable,clean,and,well kept by someone who cares.Great staff/management ! Very accomidating! Gaspar and Cindy were helpful and personable. The view of the mountains was great! And the grassy area with the pic-nic tables was refreshing-along with the beutiful flowers surrounding it. All in all-a nice expierience.

Room Tip: You might want to reserve a room more towards the back ,away from the road
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 919 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM 87571
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Location: United States > New Mexico > Taos County > Taos
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 17 Hotels in Taos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Sun God Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 56
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
One of the original adobe, Taos style boutique hotels, built around a large grass courtyard lined with beautiful old trees. The Sun God has a large selection of accommodations from one bed rooms, to spacious suites, all furnished with hand made Taoseño style solid wood furniture, and decorated with local art. The deluxe rooms around the rear courtyard are well away from street noise and close to the hot tub. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Sun God Hotel Taos
Adobe Sun God Hotel
Adobe Sun God Taos

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