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Downtown Albuquerque Craftsman Close To Everything

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, Sleeps 9

Amazing location close to everything! This great 1918 Craftsman was built in 1918 but has all the modern appeal of today. Super comfortable and safe neighborhood. This home has refrigerated air and all the modern comforts. The home is only a few blocks from the convention center, zoo, restaurants and now some really amazing brew pubs.. Old town is only 5 minutes by car. Or sign up for Zagster and rent a bike and get around and explore!

owner/property manager
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 March, 2018

About owner/property manager

I am a dad to 3 wonderful little girls, I have been married for 16 years prior to that we dated for 3. I love to make people happy, I was in the hospitality business for many years and I currently own a successful real estate company with 4 locations and 42 associate broker/realtors. I also own the largest party inflatable company in New Mexico. I look forward to having you and yours stay with us and experience New Mexico!

Thomas Mestas

owner/property manager purchased this house in 2004

Why owner/property manager chose Downtown

This home is located in a prime downtown location that is close to everything unique to Albuquerque. The home has been in my family since 1956 where my grandparents bought and lived for the entire time they lived in Albuquerque. I bought the home in 2004 and renovated it to house my real estate office. We quickly grew out of the home and made it a rental to one of my employees that lived with his family for several years. I decided to offer this unique home to travelers early this year so we started to prepare the home and we feel that this is a very comfortable and amazing home that you can create many amazing memories.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Downtown in Albuquerque

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Books
  • Television ...
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible


3.7/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

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Downtown Albuquerque Craftsman Close To Everything
average rating of 3.6666667 based on 9 reviews

Over $700 down the drain.

  • 1 of 5

From the minute we got there, we were uncomfortable. The neighborhood got "great" reviews. But the neighborhood did not seem safe. We spent half a day going back and forth between Home Away and the owner, trying to cancel the reservation. When it was all said and done, we never stayed one night, had to pay for a hotel room and they wouldn't even help us out, not even with a partial refund to cover the cost of the hotel!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic location, no frills

  • 3 of 5

Thomas was extremely helpful and accommodating. House was a little run down. Bathroom sink clogged, the roof leaked both up and downstairs. Overall it was what we needed - a place near the convention center where we could cook, sleep, and work.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Not a bad place to stay but poor service.

  • 3 of 5

My arrival time was set to be Monday at 4:00. Actually arrived at the home at 5:30 had not received codes to access the property at this point. Tried calling property manager, first attempt went straight to voice mail. At this point I started looking for a way to contact VRBO. There customer service line did not work at all. By this point I'm livid. I call the property manager a second time. This time I actually get a live person. They tell me the owner is in a meeting but they will try to get them. I'm then transferred and once again get voice mail. Now I'm really mad. I call back once again and finally get someone who is able to give me the code. It was close to 6:30 before I was finally able to access the house. Remember I was supposed to have this code by 4:00 at my arrival time. Other than that the house was decent. It had it's weird quirks but nothing that limited the stay. I wish they would have sprang for some decent toilet paper and not something that felt like sandpaper but that's a small issue. Stay would have been rated higher if there wasn't so much problem with the initial access of the property.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Would stay again

  • 5 of 5

For the price you can't beat the location and how much room there is in the house. It is an old house so you can't expect too much. The living room and the dinner room had plenty of space. The bedroom up stairs and one bedroom down stairs were nice. The third bedroom is a little creepy but if you're looking for some sleep then it's fine. Not the best but for value and location I give it a 5 star.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very nice place to say while in Albuquerque- with responsive and helpful owner/manager

  • 5 of 5

We used the Downtown Albuquerque Craftsman house for our international guests, we stayed for a few days. The home was clean, outfitted as advertised and when I needed to change a few details based on last minute information from my guests the owner/manager was available and helpful. I would recommend this property and would definitely use it again.

  • Review Submitted: 16-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location

  • 5 of 5

The house is within easy walking distance from the historic part of town. Neighborhood felt safe. Owner very responsive to questions and personable.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Downtown, New Mexico

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Balloon Fiesta
6 Oct 2018 - 15 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £27 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £54.16 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £216.63
Pet Fee £46.94
Tax Rate 7.19%

Rates are subject to change up until reservation is confirmed

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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