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Earthship Biotecture

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Kenner, Louisiana
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57 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

After leaving Rio Grande Gorge Bridge we continued down road to this point of interest. Interesting to visit but do not know if I could live in those housing arrangements. In our travels we have seen many applications for future energy needs. This is indeed unique. This is what I consider dark green living!! Worth a look see!!

Thank Stan H
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had done some research about earthship architecture long before we went and was happily surprised by how much I actually loved it. Comfortable, Beautiful and all off the grid. Couldn't have asked for more. All the comforts of home. What amazed me is the fact the the interior temp stays comfortable and constant. I'm inspired to build my own... More 

1 Thank Melissa B
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is awesome. The ingenuity, recycling/ reuse of materials, and eco friendly systems show us all what can be done. These houses are on what looks almost like an alien landscape outside Taos, with majestic mountains in the distance. We've watched this place grow for 20 years. You cross a very deep canyon (the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge, breathtaking... More 

Thank Janeway9
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34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

We stayed one night in the Waybee House at Earthship. The house was amazing, totally off-the-grid with full amenities. Absolutely gorgeous views, clean, comfortable beds, full kitchen and living area. As a part of the stay, we also enjoyed a personalized tour of the property which included Q&A and additional information not available with a regular visit to the Earthship... More 

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Mahwah, New Jersey
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

NOT A HOTEL.. Earth Ships provide very normal accommodations.. my visit to Taos targeted spending a week or so in an Earth Ship.. it turned out to be an amazing experience! The interior of my 1500 sq ft spacious.. 1BR + 1 sleeping nook + compact bathroom/shower (simple very user friendly composting toilet) + the spacious open floor plan "main... More 

1 Thank Gregory H
Golden, Colorado, United States
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

I had my doubts.....thought of some hobbit type thing with maybe power.........blown away at what I discovered. Homes that look just as, if not more, modern as a cookie cutter subdivision homes in the burbs. These homes feature awesome solar systems, fresh water filtration, TV and wifi, food production, plants to make the air quality amazing, and views that will... More 

1 Thank Ryan H
Placitas, New Mexico
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133 reviews
53 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

A three-dot review typically means 'average', but 'average' doesn't really apply here, since staying in an Earthship is such an unusual experience. In this case, the third dot out of five indicates more of a 'middle of the road' review. The Earthship concept is a wonderful idea in many ways that are too obvious to even require listing, and of... More 

Thank Travelin_Bear
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27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

A new way of thinking and living. We stayed in the Euro earthship a three bedroom two bath full kitchen and living room earthship. It was the best nights sleep I have had in a while. The house is amazing and learning how we can live sustainably while living in luxury is incredible. I want to build my own earthship... More 

1 Thank winckatme
Bedford, New Hampshire
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35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

I cannot recommend the Earthship vacation rental experience highly enough. Everyone must stay one day in their life in an Earthship. We stayed in April 2014 (TA would offer me a 2014 option!!). These are comfortable, modern, luxurious, dark night sky, isolated units that house many, provide ample living, cooking, toilets/bathrooms and are very comfortable. I recommend reading about the... More 

Thank jm2r
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Always wanted to stay in an Earthship house and took the time to do it recently, just a little NW of Taos. It was awesome at the Waybee House, a 2 bedroom, 2 bath alternative house made of tires and bottles. Comfy, clean, very accommodating and in no way less than a five star hotel, except it does not have... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nightly Earthship Rentals offers unique, fully furnished demonstration homes to experience completely sustainable, off-grid living. Available Earthships include private luxury homes, small efficiency units and other special properties in Taos, New Mexico. Fully furnished homes with modern amenities. This is not just a hotel. The Earthships provide an experience of living in an truly modern, sustainable home. Wifi Internet, TV, growing food, the ultimate in green buildings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Earthship Biotecture

Address: 2 Earthship Way, Box 1041, Taos, NM 87571
Location: United States > New Mexico > Taos County > Taos
Price Range: $120 - $170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Earthship Biotecture Hotel Taos
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