Restored Adobe-Style Casitas Close to Central Plaza
Casas de Guadalupe comprises 12 small, detached dwellings known as casitas. Though they were built in the 1930s, they've been extensively updated with modern luxuries, such as fully furnished kitchens and central air conditioning. Elements of the original adobe-style construction remain, however—from authentic kiva fireplaces to wooden vigas jutting out from the red-brick façades. These southwestern accents are fitting given the property's location in the heart of Santa Fe's historical district, just two blocks from the central plaza where historical monuments sit beside restaurants and boutiques.
Each casita has its own look and layout. The multilevel Casita C features a bedroom loft and high ceilings, while the two-bedroom Casita H includes a spacious kitchen, covered porch, and enclosed patio. Hand-painted murals and southwestern paintings throughout the units celebrate the creative spirit in Santa Fe—a city said to have a larger proportion of writers, artists, and performers than anywhere else in the United States. From Casas de Guadalupe, you can walk to a number of art galleries as well as the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, which houses an extensive collection of work by the renowned American modernist.
Highlights of Santa Fe
Santa Fe Plaza has served as the city center for more than 400 years. On a walk through, you'll find the New Mexico Museum of Art as well as old buildings made of adobe.
Fiery chili is the signature flavor at many restaurants in town, but that's just the beginning. Sign up for a walking food tour to sample zesty southwestern offerings from popular eateries.
Consistently sunny weather and New Mexico’s varied terrain make the region ideal for hiking and biking. The Sangre de Cristo Mountains are traced with trails winding past picturesque meadows filled with Indian paintbrush, purple lupine, and undomesticated landscape painters.
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