The Space*** Minimum stay is 2 weeks. Shorter stays are available at $110 per day.***
This well appointed two story townhouse is equipped with everything you need to make your stay in Los Alamos comfortable. The property is conveniently located close to LANL and downtown, and has off street parking directly in front of the unit. It also offers an easy exit to Santa Fe! Most of the units in the complex are occupied by LANL employees, offering a safe, professional environment.
Two Large bedrooms and a full bath are located upstairs. Living room, kitchen, laundry room, and a half bath are downstairs. Living room opens to a shady patio with a gas grill. The backyard of this corner unit is fully fenced and is Very private. Evaporative cooling, air conditioner and ceiling fans keep home comfortable in summer.
Large kitchen comes fully stocked with the essentials for cooking a real meal. It is complete with full sized refrigerator, stove/oven, microwave, coffee and espresso makers, toaster, mixer, portable griller. There are always a few varieties of coffee (regular and decaf), tea, creamer, cooking oil, spices, and tasty treats. Sometimes guests leave extra food in the fridge, feel free to use it, but please check the expiration date.
Master bedroom has a King size bed, a second bedroom has a twin day bed with a second twin mattress that slides out from underneath. We'll be happy to provide a twin folding bed in case you need to accommodate more people. Bed linens, duvet covers, towels and a bath robe are provided. In the closets you will find extra towels, sheets, blankets, pillows. Air purifier and humidifiers are there as well to make your sleep more comfortable.
Washer and Dryer are located in a laundry room within the unit. Close the door, and you won't have to smell or hear your laundry being done! Complimentary laundry supplies are provided. We care about our guests with sensitivities, and always use unscented detergent for all our laundry needs. We also carry a scented version for those who like to add fragrance to their laundry. In a laundry room there is also a full sized ironing board and an iron.
To make you feel more at home, we supplied apartment with plenty of books, toys, games, and puzzles for kids and adults (they have a closet of their own, in addition to a bookshelf and a TV cabinet, so you definitely won't be bored while you are here!).
For your convenience we've added a keyless digital lock (we change the code regularly). Families love it!
We have created a restful place that you can think of as your home away from home when you’re in Los Alamos. We hope that you will enjoy it, and while you are there, will have a chance to discover the beauty and magic of the Land of Enchantment.
If you have any questions about the place or the area, please feel free to contact us. We are always happy to share local tips to make your stay more enjoyable! Guest AccessGuests stay in a private apartment. 24 hours check in. Interaction with GuestsWe leave our guests to enjoy their complete privacy, but if you need us, we are only a call away! We are available via airbnb messages, e-mail, phone, and text messages. The NeighborhoodTownhouse is within 5-10 minutes driving from LANL (3.1 miles to TA-3, NSSB), 3 minutes driving to Smith grocery store, 2 minutes driving to LA fitness center, 5 minutes to YMCA, 4 minutes driving to Urgent Care (great facility, but hopefully you'll never have to use it!), 7 minutes driving to Hospital, 5 minutes driving to the Aquatic center with the Olympic sized indoor swimming pool. Playground, movie theater, library, tennis courts, swimming pool, ice rink, and trails are within a walking or short driving distance.
Cross the Trinity drive and enjoy a nice stroll to the restaurants and coffee shops of downtown. Gelato shop with its delicious treats, Blue Window Bistro and Pajarito Brewpub and Grill, Bathtub Row Brewing COOP, UnQuarked Wine room, some of the locals' favorites, are 2-5 minutes driving away. Pajarito Brewpub also hosts Monday night trivia and Tuesday night Karaoke. Walk to the Rose Chocolatier for organic coffee, hot cocoa, handmade chocolate and chocolate mousse. Watch there the candy production as it happens! According to them, they have the best dark matter in our home galaxy :)
Two minutes driving will take you to the Bradbury Science museum. The Nature center (fun for kids!), library and swimming pool are 5 minutes away. East Park playground (probably the biggest in town, and definitely the one with the most variety) and a free miniature golf course are 2 minutes driving away. Walk to Ashley pond to feed Homer the Goose, ducks and fish. In summer there are also free concerts on Fridays, free music nights on Tuesdays, and free kids Movies at the Pond. The asphalt-surfaced Canyon Rim Trail, one of the most popular and easiest trails in town starts literally in the backyard of the complex. If you prefer to walk asphalt-surfaced road all the way, walk 8 minutes to the Fire Department at 457 East Rd to start the trail there.
Both of town's grocery stores are nearby. Smith grocery store (the largest in town) is 3 minutes driving away. CO+OP, a local natural/organic food store with a great food bar and freshly made juices is 5 minutes away.
For your convenience, in addition to having a great collection of brochures, maps and books for tourists (books are in the bookshelf, brochures and maps are in a basket near TV), we've also created an ONLINE GUIDE with links and more detailed information on the nearby restaurants and attractions WITH THE DRIVING TIMES from the townhouse. Walking times are included too when appropriate. Airbnb doesn't allow including URLs in the description, but the guide is very easy to find online, just type WHAT TO DO IN LOS ALAMOS YOLA. Getting AroundAtomic City Transit is a FREE bus system covering the City of Los Alamos and surrounding areas. It connects with NMDOT Park & Ride and North Central RTD buses. All local routes are fare free. Dispatch: (505) 661-RIDE (7433). Dispatch Hours: 6:00 am to 9:00 pm, Mon - Fri.
Bus stop is only a few minutes walking away, the nearest bus stop is at 4th and Central (take 4th to Central, turn left, walk about 10 yards to the POLE with the Atomic Transit sign and information). Downtown bus circulates every 15-30 minutes. A bus to Santa Fe (stops by the library) is 5 minutes driving away. Being close to the exit to Santa Fe, townhouse offers a convenient location for couples living between Los Alamos and Santa Fe and for those who'd like to explore the night life of Santa Fe.
A free Bandelier Shuttle will take you to Bandelier National Monument. It operates seven days a week (including holidays) mid of May through mid of October. During this time personal cars are not allowed at Bandelier between 9AM and 3PM.
In addition to two national parks nearby (Bandelier National Monument and Valles Caldera), Los Alamos offers a 58-mile network of trails. In Los Alamos, you can always find a trail within 5-10 minutes of walking distance. For more information on the trails try a Free LA TRAILS app. This app allows easy navigation of the trails in Los Alamos, Bandelier, and Valles Caldera. Other Things to NoteWhenever possible we are always happy to accommodate late check outs and early check ins, but unfortunately can not guarantee them ahead of time. Guests are welcome to bring their belongings after 11 AM, check-in is at 4 PM.
WiFi and TV
The WiFi speed is 20 Mbps. For TV we have a Sling TV with the following cable channels: ESPN, ESPN2, AMC, TNT, TBS, CNN, A&E, Lifetime, History, Food Network, HGTV, Travel Channel, Cartoon Network/Adult Swim, Disney Channel, ABC Family, IFC, H2, El Rey Network, Maker, Galavision. More channels including HBO can be provided for an additional fee.
Sling TV also allows 3-Day Replay on some of its channels. This feature lets you scroll back and watch any TV show that has aired on that channel over the last three days. Another feature giving you a DVR-like experience available on some of the Sling channels is Pause, Rewind, and Fast-Forward.
Love to bike? A BIKE is waiting for you in the shed! Feel free to use it and enjoy the surroundings!
To make your stay even more enjoyable we offer ADDITIONAL SERVICES!
SHOPPING for groceries - $20 for up to 10 items. Arriving late? Limited on time? Save yourself a trip to the store and have your groceries waiting for you in the fridge! (10 packs of yogurt or frozen dinners are counted as one item, but 10 gallons of water are not :) )
Love to HIKE and EXPLORE? Want to see what Los Alamos and the area have to offer? Hiking/sightseeing is only $10/hour with the pro :) We can hike the best trails of Los Alamos, or I can take you to Jemez to show the most beautiful places and hidden gems. This service is limited to the host availability, please inquire ahead of time. 2 hours minimum.
If travelling with kids, please keep in mind that the apartment is not equipped with additional safety features for toddlers. Stairs do not have a safety gate. Outlets are not protected with safety plugs. Windows at the 2nd floor are not child proofed. Apartment is perfect for adults, but please keep an eye on your little ones.