Historic Taos Pueblo Land
Circa 1800, Touchstone Inn is a quiet adobe estate secluded among tall trees at the edge of Taos Pueblo lands. The grounds have choice views of Taos Mountain on historic Taos Pueblo Lands. Mature trees, extensive gardens, trickling fountains, and the sound of the Rio Taos Pueblo add to the ambiance of Touchstone. USA Today calls Touchstone Inn “THE place to stay in Taos.” Touchstone has been one of Taos’ premier Bed and Breakfasts since 1993, this Historic Taos Inn offers relaxing accommodations on a long term basis as well as nightly rentals. Breakfast at Touchstone is vegetarian with gluten free accommodation. Our restaurant is available on a Prefix basis by booking ahead by 48 hours. The Taos spa is an independent entity and offers massage, yoga, facials, and therapeutic baths and wraps. Residents enjoy exquisite vistas of Taos Mountain looking out upon Taos Pueblo lands. An added bonus is the availability of art studio rentals on a daily or long term basis as well as art classes offered through Touchstone Foundation, 501C-3. Taos Ski valley is 18 miles to the north, Taos Casino is one mile north and Taos Plaza is one mile south of Touchstone Inn, and 2 miles away is Taos Pueblo.
This is one of the nine Mabel Dodge Luhan houses in the Taos area and this land was gifted to her by Tony Luhan when they were married and lived at Mabel Dodge House which borders Taos Pueblo lands.
D. H. Lawrence visited this house with his friend Spud Johnson in the 1920′s; accordingly, many of the rooms are named after famous Taos Artists and literary figures. The grounds overlook Taos Pueblo lands, and this makes for a quiet stay within a mile of Taos Plaza. Some rooms have fireplaces and all have private baths. The enormous Royale Suite has a second-story private deck that overlooks the Taos Pueblo lands, and has a large bathroom with Jacuzzi tub, walk-in double shower, and round skylight over the tub. Residents have access to the great room – named after Leopold Stokowski, and the glassed-in patio gallery which looks out over Taos Mountain and Taos Pueblo lands.
Plan to include a visit to Taos Pueblo while at Touchstone, our Taos Country Inn.
Touchstone is considered Medicine land by the peoples of Taos Pueblo.