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Susan Deichsel

Member since: 2004
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Speaks english

Enjoy this walkable gem all 4 seasons

60 Reviews
Sleeps3
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Downtown holiday cottage

Apartment, Studio, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-3)

Relax and enjoy the best comforts of home--and more--in this newly built studio apartment. You can savor New Mexican cuisine at the many local restaurants, or prepare your own favorites in our fully appointed kitchen with service for four. Offering outstanding convenience as well as privacy, La Casita Rosada is secluded behind, yet separate from, a private home in a residential neighborhood. Whether you are traveling to New Mexico for business or pleasure, La Casita Rosada will provide exceptional comfort and many fine amenties to make your trip a success.

• Complimentary cable TV, internet, and Wifi and beginning Dec. 1, 2013!! Netfix Streaming is included

• Complete kitchen with service for 4

• King-size Beautyrest Classic with 4' memory foam topper

and Euro-style bedding

• Professionally landscaped patio with gas grill and multiple

seating areas

• Pet-friendly

• Wall-mounted, angle adjustable flat-screen TV

• Access ramp and other ease-of-mobility features

• Office area with an ample desk, Wi-fi

Spacious bathroom

• Convenient Route 66 location within 10 minutes from the Albuquerque International Airport, easy access to Downtown and historic Old Town. 1 hour to Santa Fe.

MAKE NOTE: NO ADDITIONAL FEES OR DEPOSITS . Price includes everything but 13% state and local tax. Payment accepted in US funds check, credit cards and even cash, just like in a hotel.

Keywords: Casita Rosada

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Susan Deichsel (Owner)
Member since: 2004
Call Owner
Speaks english

About Susan Deichsel

Back to year purchased: It was newly built in 2008 as a secondary structure behind our home in the Old Town/ Downtown neighborhood of Albuquerque and was therefore built to be exactly what it is. It was envisioned to be the kind of elegant, comfortable, private, and friendly place it is. And, we aren't just pet friendly, we love pets! We think of our cottage as a budget friendly, special accommodation for those who do not like the hustle of hotel travel.

Dick and Susan live in the house in front (that's us) and try to give our guests enough personal attention to feel attended to, and enough space and privacy to feel as if they are truly away from their every day lives in a special place in the quirky and historic center of the gorgeous Southwest, Albuquerque.

Susan Deichsel purchased this cottage in 2008

Why Susan Deichsel chose Albuquerque

We actually purchased the house in 2006 to use it as a short-term rental, but we were so quickly insinuated into the fabric of this very special community that we decided to stay on, but to still have a short-term rental by building one to order, and had fortunately purchased in a neighborhood whose zoning allowed such things.

We wanted it to be optionally walkable and bike-able to many of the neighborhood attractions and to also be near the historic center of the city, so that it wouldn't just feel as if it was just a suburb, that could be anywhere. . It is therefore not large, as is the case in central city locations, but has just the right mix of both interior features to enjoy and hassle free attractions to avail oneselves of. You will feel right at home in La Casita Rosada, with owners who treat it like a business but also offer the 'high-touch' usually found at special resort properties.

What makes this cottage unique

Location, location, owners, on-site pets and lovely amenites. Just read our reviews.

Reviews

4.9
based on 60 traveller reviews

Enjoy this walkable gem all 4 seasons
average rating of 4.883333 based on 60 reviews
Bozman, Maryland
5

Wonderful time. Nice nice people. Great Location

  • 5 of 5

Susan and Dick were the best hosts anyone could ask for. The studio is separate from the house and a perfect location in the City. Apartment is stocked with everything you could need, including your privacy. Lots of room for my 2 dogs to have their space outside. Bed extremely comfortable and a good nights sleep. Restaurants are walking distance as well as Lowes Grocery Store and Old Town. Will definitely stay here when passing through Albuquerque. Thanks so much!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect walking location in town

  • 5 of 5

This casita is in a perfect location! During our stay, we walked each day to many attractions in Alburbuque. Farmers markets, old town, downtown and the railyard. It is also easy to get onto the major roads in the area. The property is exactly as pictured and very clean. Susan and Dick were perfect hosts. We especially enjoyed the welcoming committee, (cat and dog), very friendly! I wouldn't hesitate to recommend or stay again myself!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your kind words. We have worked very hard over the years, beginning with the actual design of the suite. We had it "purpose-built" from the ground up in 2008, and hope we didn't miss anything. We even Iron the sheets and pillow cases. We have no idea if our guests ever notice such details, but hope nonetheless, that those items add to a nice experience while they are in residence.
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5

So glad we found this Albuquerque gem!

  • 5 of 5

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at La Casita Rosada! First off, it is truly an awesome location...whether you're walking to Old Town, downtown or driving somewhere that requires easy access to 25 or 40 the location is ideal. The studio itself was thoughtfully designed and appointed; it is inviting, comfortable, and contains everything you will need during your stay (the images you see on VRBO are exactly what you will find when you arrive!). And hosts Susan and Dick were warm, friendly and just plain fun to meet and get to know...need ABQ info? ask them! Thanks for the wonderful visit you guys...hope to see you again!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Charming Casita in Old Town

  • 5 of 5

We recently had a delightful stay in Albuquerque. Our casita in Old Town was charming, as well as spotlessly clean and well equipped.

There was also comfortable furniture outside. The location was perfect, walking distance to Old Town for shopping, museums and great

restaurants. Our hosts, Susan and Dick, were friendly and very helpful. We look forward to a return visit.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your kind review, Mina. Come see us again.
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Long Beach
5

FANTASTIC STAY ... GREAT LOCATION!

  • 5 of 5

Susan and Dick were the most wonderful host. Arrangements prior to arriving at the place was a breeze and finding the house was very easy. We discovered during our stay that lots of places in New Mexico are not always easy to find using a navigation system, but this place is in the heart of old town and downtown which was a joy to stay in. We were greeted when we first arrived and received a tour of the casita. There were lots of information about New Mexico available for our to review incase we were looking for something to do, but in addition, they gave us verbal advise like the open market down the street. You are walking distance from cafes, museums, and old town plaza. The casita was awesome! It was very clean, the bed was heavenly, and had great internet connection. We truly enjoyed our stay! Thank you Dick and Susan and we hope to be able to visit again!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow, great review. Thank you so much.
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5

Charming, Efficient, and Central to Bosque, Old Town, Downtown

  • 5 of 5

Couldn't have asked for anything better for me. Susan and Dick were welcoming, friendly, informative hosts, rather like good friends. The guest house was setup to be private, efficient, spacious with enough places for all 'your stuff' and it had Netflix :-). The outside patios were laid out such, that they provided walkarounds and peaceful seating areas, so you didn't feel enclosed. My dog felt at home with all the places to explore outside, all nice and safe for him. He got along very well with the resident (and wonderful) dog and cat. Central to walking to Old Town, short drive to the Bosque and Downtown. Bikes are perfect if you can bring one. I had friends and family stop by, it was located within 6 blocks of Old Town, museums, parks, restaurants. And, 2 short blocks from a Gertrude Zachary store....if you like jewelry :-). Two blocks the other way is a gas station and a marketplace. My favorite grocery was the Co-Op on Rio Grande just past Indian School (on the way to the Boxque). I've stayed at several VRBO places and, for me, this was the best. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your very thoughtful review. It really matters to us that our guests feel happy, safe, comfortable and somewhat pampered, but there are also times that we wonder if our efforts are noticed. I think you folks noticed.
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Map

Nearest Airport
8 Miles
ABQ: Albuquerque Sunport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Draft Station (Microbrewery)
Nearest Ferry
813 Miles
Coronado Ferry Landing, San Diego, CA USA
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Los Altos
Nearest Train
1.2 Miles
Amtrak and Rail Runner
Nearest Motorway
1.2 Miles
Hwy 40 Hwy 25
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Cucina Azul
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Sandia Peak
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Tingely Beach at the Botanical Gardens
Car: not necessary

September: Globalquerquerque, New Mexico's Annual celebration of World Music and Culture, Downtown Albuquerque Arts Festival

October: Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta

Sandia Mountain Tram open year round. Sandia Ski area minutes away in season.

Christmas Season: Luminaria walks in Old Town

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Downtown, New Mexico

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Balloon Fiesta
7 Oct 2017 - 15 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$234
A$1,639
A$7,121
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
A$153
From
A$153
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
A$962
A$2,609
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee A$13 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.31%

High season rate refers to international Balloon Fiesta which usually books many months in advance. It is always in early October.






Great weekly & monthly rates. Call or email.
All rates are subject to state and local taxes ranging from 0% for stays of 30 nights or longer, 7.1875% for stays of 14-29 nights and 13% for stays of 2-13 nights. There are no additonal fees.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Downtown, New Mexico

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • City Centre ...
  • Town ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • The bathroom is deluxe sized with a 3' pocket door and ample space to turn in a wheel chair or with other assistance devices. It is not entirely ADA compliant, but is large and luxurious. It sports a TOTO double flush toilet, oversized tiles shower with a bench. Multiple grab bars, and well lighted mirror for make-up, a fully-mirrored linen closet for storage and extra supplied. We also stock very high quality amenities, including make-up wipes and Kiss My Face body care items. It is decorated with original art.
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • King size beds (1) Beautyrest Classic with 4' memory foam topper. Luxury pressed bed linens.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • patio
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • wooden decking
  • 7 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
access ramp and other accommodations for those with mobility difficulties but not entirely ADA accessible. Ask for specifics.