Taos Country Inn

720 Karavas Road , Taos, NM 87571 USA (Show map)


Welcome to Taos Country Inn at Rancho Rio Pueblo in Taos, New Mexico. The Inn, parts of which date back to the early 19th century, is nestled among towering 200 year old willows and cottonwoods. Situated on 22 acres of pasture land and cultivated gardens, the Inn offers visitors the best of both worlds and true Southwestern hospitality, sweeping vistas and close proximity to the historic Taos Plaza.



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  • Guest room4.2
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.1
  • Cleanliness4.4
  • Onsite Dining4.4

Great escape

4.8 on June 15, 2016

A prefect time and location, close to the heart of Taos but on a quiet country road. Owner knows the area well and gave good recommendations for dinner and museums. Will definitely recommend this spot to anyone planning to visit this area.

Southewestern ambiance and warm hospitality

5 on January 13, 2016

Yolanda and her staff provide a warm and friendly stay along with beautiful accommodations in a nice quite location. Best regards, Kathy and Randy

Christmas at the Taos Country Inn

5 on December 30, 2015

The Inn was lovely, inside and out and decorated beautifully for Christmas. Every room was clean and delightful to include the living room and dining room. The Inn was easy to find and once there we had easy access to our room which was large and well-appointed and also very clean. Yolanda, the owner, made our stay special and treated us like old friends. She was delightful and funny and very helpful in recommending good restaurants and even the best slopes for skiing. Altogether it was a wonderful place to stay and we will go back again.

Outstanding B&B

5 on November 14, 2015

Outstanding service and value. Away from the hustle and bustle but still within 5-10 minutes of anything/everything to do in Taos. We loved Taos Country Inn B&B.

Taos Country Inn B&B is excellent

5 on November 13, 2015

This is a very nice, well worth the price, off the beaten path, out of the way B&B. Having stayed at three other B&B's in Taos over the years, we have found a place we will definitely be returning to. The breakfast is excellent!

Property and room misrepresented on website

1.4 on September 02, 2015

I found this inn to be totally misrepresented. According to the website, it has beautiful views from the windows and patio. The site photographs must be very old because this inn is very old and it looks it. The linens were clean and there was the appearance of it being cleaned, but the room and bathroom are outdated and dingy. We arrived late and the door to the suite was left open with the lights on. We were not aware there was no air conditioning. We assumed for the price of the room, it would be. When we tried to open the window, we realized that the window was off the hinge and would not operate properly. The screen had a hole in it. The curtain was torn and there were tiny bugs everywhere on the sink and a large flying bug when I was in the bathroom. I did not sleep well. In the morning I looked out of the so-called patio with a great view and saw an old stone patio with grass growing up through it and a view of overgrown plants and grass. I would never have sat on that patio. This room and bathroom were old and the bedspread was faded. When we went to breakfast, there were small bugs landing on the dish of fruit with no cover at all. I ate very little of the breakfast which was just ok, not gourmet and we left. The owner did not hold us to the second night. She was not happy with us though. When my husband mentioned the bugs, all that she said was that we were in the country. I was just elated to get out of there. We stayed at a lovely lodge located int he center of town with a great big modern room, breakfast and beautiful grounds with flowers. I would never recommend the Taos Country Inn to anyone.

Taos Country Inn

3.2 on April 12, 2015

Wonderful, gracious hostess. B&B located in a lovely, quiet country setting. Physical condition of the room a bit "tired." Room and bath need refurbishing. Had to fix shower so head worked. Water controls in sinks and shower quite temperamental Flushing the toilet caused the person in the shower to be scalded.

Fantastic Stay!

4.8 on January 08, 2015

Couldn't have ask for a better place to stay. Away from town, in the country, Unique Adobe Style, quite, restfull, great breakfast, and a delightful hostess! Can't wait to go back. Will certainly stay here again! Thank You Yolanda for a perfect vacation!

This is the place to stay

5 on October 25, 2014

We had a lovely visit -- room was wonderful, nice sitting area outside the room, beautiful scenery, and good breakfasts. Yolanda is friendly, professional, and caring. She wants to make your visit the best it can be. She's also lived in Taos for decades and knows all the ins and outs. We will definitely return.

Taos' Best kept secret

4.8 on September 30, 2014

We spent our 30th wedding anniversary at the Taos Country Inn and couldn't be more pleased. Yolanda is wonderful and so is the inn. A little hard to find but well worth the effort. Minutes from the plaza but on the edge of town so it is quiet and wonderful. We will be back!

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Rooms & Rates


A very private suite, with an entrance from one of our patios. Step into the sitting area and relax on a colored leather sofa in front of a kiva fireplace, saltillo tile floors, viga and latilla ceilings. Look out the many windows and enjoy the view of Taos Mountain, the pasture and mesa. On occasion you may catch a glimpse of a coyote, a red tail hawk or even a bald eagle. The suite also has beautiful hand carved furniture and a queen size bed with a cozy down comforter, private bath and television.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen


Enjoy the beautiful hand carved furniture and the original art by James Mac in the sitting area of this lovely suite complete with kiva fireplace and television. From the private entrance you can step out into the patio and take in the spectacular views of Taos Mountain and the wide open spaces that surround our lovely Inn. Amazing sunsets and beautiful star filled skies add to the charm of this suite. Pass through the carved doors into the bedroom area where a private bath and a queen size bed with a fluffy down comforter make this a perfect setting for a lovely weekend getaway.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen


The only second story and very cozy suite has beautiful hand carved furniture. Cuddle up in your queen size bed and down comforter and enjoy a crackling fire from a corner kiva fireplace. The views of Taos mountain and mesa from your peach colored leather love seat give you a glimpse of the beauty of Taos. Original art by local artist, a television and a private bath complete with a stained glass window make this small suite a wonderful weekend getaway.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen


One of the original rooms dating back to the 1850s has been beautifully refurbished. Complete with coved ceilings, vigas, a beautiful corner kiva fireplace and a queen size bed set into an arch. Original art by Bunny Oliver, one of our guests from Austin, Texas, hangs over a peach colored leather love seat, set in a small arch. The private bath has a steeping tub surrounded by talavera tile from Mexico. The French doors provide an exterior entrance from the portal where one can sit and enjoy our sunny blue skies, gardens and the beautiful Taos Mountain.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen


Another of the hacienda's original rooms has several oil painting by James Mac a local artist. The suite has a king size bed and down comforter. Step down into a sunken sitting area, where a peach colored leather sofa invites you to enjoy a cozy fire from a kiva fireplace, built and designed by Carmen Velarde a well known local whose adobe fireplaces grace many homes. A large picture window showers the room with warm southwest sunshine. The suite has a large private bath with an eight foot hand carved vanity. Accommodations include Television and Telephone.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King


A spacious beautifully appointed suite, art by James Mac, green leather sofa and an adobe kiva fire place by Carmen Velarde in a cozy sitting area. Step through an arched door way into your bedroom suite, enjoy the view of the garden and orchard from a large corner window. An eight foot hand carved vanity, private bath and a king size bed complete with a down comforter, set the stage for a memorable and romantic stay. Accommodations include Television and Telephone.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King


Step into this gorgeous spacious suite surrounded by windows that fill this beautiful space with brilliant New Mexico sunshine. The sitting area is decorated with art by James Mac, a sculptured cactus coffee table and a large leather sofa that faces a beautiful adobe kiva fireplace. The ceiling of vigas and split cedar latillas are traditional to this kind of architecture and give the suite a welcoming southwest warmth. An arched doorway leads you into a large bedroom area, complete with king bed and down comforter, private bath.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King


From the moment you step into this beautiful spacious suite you feel the warmth and romance of this very unique place. The suite is appointed with wonderful local art, paintings by James Mac, a sculptured cactus coffee table, and an adobe fire place, made by well known artist Carmen Velarde. A large leather sofa invites you to enjoy a warm pinion fire. Picture windows allow you to enjoy the lovely patio garden and views of the mesa. The graceful arched door way frames the bedroom area, with an inviting down comforter on a king bed with a private bathroom.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

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Location Type

Countryside, Desert, Mountains, Ranch


Santa Fe, NM (SAF)

Directions to property:

Taos is located approximately 2 1/2 hours from Albuquerque and 5 hours from Denver. The Inn is located in a rural area of Taos. For your convenience and enjoyment we strongly recommend that you make arrangements for a rental car. Local companies provide ground shuttle from Albuquerque airport and Taos Ski Valley.

Area Attractions

Art Galleries, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Taos Pueblo, Picnic area, Ruins, Ski area, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Country Inn

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Fireplace, TV, Telephone

On-site activities

Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Hiking trails, Mountain Bike trails, Shopping, Sight-seeing

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  • Check In:: 4 to 6 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: No
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited over 8 we are not set up for small child
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: we have a 2 night minmun on weekends and 3 to 5 nights on all Holidays
  • Accepted payments VISA, Mastercard, Personal checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Reservations are confirmed upon receipt of your deposit of 50% of your stay (1 night for stays of 1 or 2 nights). Visa/MC preferred. Checks & money orders are accepted, but must be rec'd w/in 7 days.
  • Cancellations: With at least a ten days notice, your deposit will be refunded less a 10% handling/cancellation fee. With less than ten days, you will forfeit your deposit. If the vacancy is filled, we will refund your deposit (less the 10% handling charge).



Yolanda Deveaux

Languages spoken

English, Spanish

Resident Pets


About the innkeepers

Reading and outdoor activities

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  • Time Served: 8:00 am until 10:00 am
  • Serving Location: Dining Room