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Casa Gallina

613 Callejon Road , Taos, NM 87571 USA (Show map)
25 Reviews
$195 - $250
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Casa Gallina is an Artisan Inn with five beautiful casitas all situated on a lush and lovely three acres of old farmland along the Rio Fernando River just four minutes from Taos Plaza, with organic vegetable gardens, flower gardens, fruit orchards, a running stream (acequia) and a flock of free-running hens providing eggs and entertainment to all our guests. The Leghorn Casita is a studio One-Bedroom Casita. The Bantam Roost is a two-story One-Bedroom Casita with a deck that provides stunning 360 degree views. The Studio is a 700 square foot open studio casita with gorgeous hardwood floors. The Barred Rock Adobe is a Two-Bedroom, Two-Bathroom Casita with full cook's kitchen and all the amenities of home, and El Gallo Grande is a three-bedroom, two-bathroom traditional and historic old adobe home. All five casitas are fully stocked with all the amenities of home, and are decorated with artisan touches: hand-woven rugs and textiles, local art and antiques. All casitas have full working kitchens, dining areas, living rooms, high speed internet access, wi-fi, computers provided, satellite tv, dvd and cd players, fireplaces or wood-burning stoves, private patios or decks for outdoor living. Pets are welcome, please get prior approval from property before arrival.



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  • Guest room4.9
  • Service5.0
  • Value4.7
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Dining4.7

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Loved Casa Gallina!

4.8 on October 31, 2014

Great host: left antipasti, fresh eggs, wine, cookies, etc for our stay. Richard was the most welcoming host ever. The casitas were so charmingly decorated and comfortable we can't wait to stay again. Gorgeous views of the surrounding mountains, by a wetland with birds, an interesting town and surrounding area to explore, and on and on... I can't say enough.

Barred Rock casita

3.4 on October 30, 2014

Richard was very helpful upon our arrival but was somewhat reticent upon our leaving. Also, it did not feel nice to see the personal welcome sign for the next guests posted on the gate before our departure.

Restful Stay at Casa Gallina

5 on October 28, 2014

We celebrated our wedding anniversary with a trip to Taos and a stay at Casa Gallina. It was so comforting to walk into a warm, inviting kitchen with a bottle of wine and plates of goat cheese, crackers,and olives. The casita was so cozy and cute, that I didn't want to leave it to go to dinner. Richard also left some fresh laid eggs so that we could have breakfast in the morning. The kitchen was well-equipped, with coffee and tea-Richard had half and half and butter in the fridge, so there really is everything for a nice breakfast. We loved feeding the chickens and there was a garden to pick some lettuce and parsley. After a full day of touring Taos, we came home to a plate full of the best oatmeal cookies ever made-! Richard made our stay so special-we hope to come back soon.

Superb accommodations in Taos

5 on October 22, 2014

Casa Gallina defies the category of bed and breakfast. We stayed in our own casita, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, fully stocked kitchen, plenty of quiet spaces inside and on the property. Richard, innkeeper and owner, is gracious, helpful and obviously gifted with generosity and warmth. You will immediately feel at home and invited to rest. We shall surely return. (Dining great in TAOS.)


5 on October 20, 2014

My husband and I took a three-day weekend in Taos in early October. Though we've lived in Albuquerque for years, we had never made it up to Taos, so we had high hopes for this mini-vacation. Casa Gallina did not disappoint. Our casita was perfectly appointed and we arrived to a warm welcome from Richard and a lovely little spread of snacks and wine. Richard gave us insider's tips about the best places to eat and the sights to see while in Taos. Casa Gallina is close to everything but you still feel like you're away from it all. So quiet and peaceful! The kiva fireplace got heavy use during our short visit. We just LOVED our time here and we can't wait to come back for another visit. Thank you, Richard, for everything!

Wonderful time spent!!!!!!

5 on October 10, 2014

Just a great place to chill out at.

Fabulous place to relax and venture out around Taos

4.6 on October 05, 2014

Stayed two nights and wish we could have stayed longer. Richard is extremely welcoming and helpful with recommendations for local activities and restaurants. A must if you are in the Taos area.

Relaxing Stay

4.4 on August 31, 2014

Extremely nice place to stay. Having our own casita was special. The 3 star for dining is simply because you cook your own breakfast in your kitchen. Fresh eggs and a garden with a nice selection of veggies are available. Richard provided a great welcome with a bottle of wine and munchies. Couldn't have been nicer.

amazing oasis for total relaxation!!

5 on August 20, 2014

Richard has created an amazing oasis! Every detail ….. from peppermint shower gel to organic hot tea, fresh eggs, fresh flowers, herbs, access to garden for veggies made it such a little home away from home. I cried as we headed back home and still look back often at pictures just to have a moment of peace! It's so important to take time for recharging and relaxing in order to stay healthy and this place is perfect to do just that!! We even enjoyed gluten free homemade treats and never ate out during our stay! The place was comfortable and worked out great to have a full kitchen for cooking up some simple homemade meals. We felt so recharged!! We will certainly return for some more relaxation!!

Amazing oasis of luxury, comfort, and relaxation!!

5 on August 09, 2014

Our 3 night stay at Casa Gallina was amazing. Bantam Roost was the more private casita, although each one appears unique and has privacy as well. From the fresh eggs to the peppermint bath soap, fully equipped kitchen, treats, furnishings, property with stream running thru, friendly dogs, chickens, garden ---- Richard has thought of everything and makes each guest feel so welcome. With gluten allergies it is often difficult to travel, but not this time! Richard brought us fresh gluten free treats. We never ate out while we were in Taos. The setting at Casa Gallina is so relaxing that we didn't want to leave for meals. This truly is a gem tucked away in the meadow. It way exceeded our expectations. We are already planning our next stay!

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Rooms & Rates

Bantam Roost

• One bedroom, two-story historic adobe guest house with kiva fireplace, full kitchen and roof deck off the bedroom on the second floor. Casa Gallina’s Bantam Roost is a quaint and newly renovated historic adobe casita that is full of color, charm and romance. It has a full kitchen and second story bedroom with a roof deck and beautiful views of the mountains and valley. You’ll love it!

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

Nightly Rate: $195 - $195

Nightly Rate: $195 - $195

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Location Type

Countryside, Downtown, Mountains, Small town, Village


Albuquerque, NM (ABQ) 120 miles

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Rodeo, Ruins, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Cottage, Country Inn, Guest Ranch, Working Ranch, Boutique Hotel

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Washer/dryer , Fully stocked kitchens

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Board games, CD player, Coffee/Tea facilities, Computer, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Library, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, VCR, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Downhill Skiing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts, Tennis racket rental, Water sports, Whitewater Rafting

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  • Check In:: 4 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Outside only
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required $50 pet fee
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Two night minimum
  • Deposit Amount Required: 50% deposit required
  • Cancellations: For reservations canceled prior to 14 days of arrival, I will refund the deposit minus a 10% administrative fee. If cancellation is received past this date, deposit will be refunded minus a 10% administrative fee when room is re-booked. This cancellation period also applies to changes in reservations that shorten the length of stay.



Richard Spera

Languages spoken

English, Italian, Spanish

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Three course Organic Breakfast

  • Cost: 25/person
  • Time Served: 8 am - 10 am
  • Serving Location: Your Innkeeper Richard's Kitchen

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian


613 Callejon Road , Taos, NM 87571 USA (Show map)

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