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New Mexico Lodge with Observatory

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New Mexico Lodge with Observatory

8 guests
3 bedrooms
5 beds
2 baths
8 guests
3 bedrooms
5 beds
2 baths
Sparkling clean11 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Self check-inEasily check yourself in with the keypad.
Great check-in experience95% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

Quiet Beauty & Big Skies at El Rito Lodge

Nestled between El Rito Creek and the Kit Carson National Forest, this 3000 sq ft country retreat is close to Ghost Ranch, Abiquiu, and Ojo Caliente, and has a working observatory on 6+ wild acres. **** Please note: Our home sleeps a total of 8, and there is an additional charge of $25/guest/night for more than 2 guests. ****


Cable TV
Indoor Fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 super king bed
Bedroom 2
1 super king bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds
Common spaces
2 sofas, 1 air mattress

House Rules

No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in time is 3PM - 10PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with keypad


Step-free access to the home’s entrance
Well-lit path to entrance


78 Reviews

Allister User Profile
July 2018
What an absolutely lovely place. The house is magnificent, and I had a great night of observations with the telescope. Lori was very responsive to any questions or concerns that I had, and there were also great people locally who helped us settle in and fix any problems. I hope…
Todd User Profile
July 2018
I recommend staying at El Rito Lodge without hesitation. A wonderful home, in a beautiful setting and region. Lori is a great host! I highly recommend an evening of stargazing with Colin. A very knowledgable and kind gentleman. It is secluded, which is exactly what I was …
Mala User Profile
July 2018
Thanks for an incredible stay!
Dave User Profile
June 2018
I hesitate to write much, because, selfishly, I'd like there to be more time available here so we can return. But honestly, this is an amazing find if you're looking for the most relaxing, comfortable and hassle-free way to see this majestic part of the world, and some of the las…
Chris User Profile
May 2018
The place is great overall if you are after piece and quiet in reasonably luxurious accommodations! The interior is tastefully decorated and spotlessly clean and modern. Everything worked. It is big enough to accommodate four or five adults with adequate privacy. If you are satis…
Jenine User Profile
May 2018
Amazing place in a sacredly beautiful and quiet part of the world.
Kirby User Profile
April 2018
Outstanding accommodations at El Rito Lodge. Everything you need for a relaxing visit to the El Rito area in a very beautiful home in an enchanting location. Lori is an excellent host and was very clear with all communications leading up to our stay. We will definitely be back.

Hosted by Lori

Seattle, Washington, United StatesJoined in June 2015
Lori User Profile
83 Reviews
Lori is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
We love to travel throughout the US and Europe, and love to find that special house we can use as our center/base while we explore an area. We hope you'll enjoy using El Rito Lodge as your special house while you get to know this very magical, spiritual area of New Mexico.
Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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