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Ten Thousand Waves - Houses of the Moon

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Reviewed 1 November 2016

My husband and I have been here twice and were fortunate enough to be able to book a room to stay here while in Santa Fe this trip. We stayed in the Luna House, which was absolutely fabulous! The room is very generous size with a large bed, seating area, and fireplace. The bathroom is very large and has a...

5Thank Jennifer S
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 31 October 2016

My daughter booked a casita at 10,000 waves to celebrate my birthday ** I knew what to expect with the hot tubs and massages but had never stayed on site. Well it was dreamy !! Quiet, secluded and private with everything we could want. This casita had a full kitchen that was well stocked with quality items, including a starter...

3Thank greenchili21
Missoula, Montana
Reviewed 19 September 2016

I've been traveling to Japan for over 10 years so am very well acquainted with the Japanese Onsen. Ten Thousand Waves is about as close as you can get to that experience outside of Japan. Just loved it for the ambiance, attention to detail and commitment to being like a Japanese Onsen. Well done!!

5Thank juje5853
Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We had an absolutely relaxing and delightful two-night stay at Ten Thousand Waves, staying in the Hangetsu room. The decor and grounds are beautiful. The views are breathtaking.The spa is first rate -- we loved our Shiatsu massages and private hot tub. Unlike other reviewers, we didn't have any problems with loud children or large groups by the communal pool,...

5Thank Dana G
San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Over the years I have been to several of the various rooms they have available. They are all beautiful and have a fantastic vibe and would recommend each of them, based on your needs. They allow your well behaved pet, which is a bonus. They allow use of the public tub too. It is a tranquil environment and is a...

3Thank mackmost
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We stayed at ten thousand waves for my birthday, and had the full experience with private spa/sauna, lodging, and excellent omakase at Izanami. The attention to detail to make this a peaceful, relaxing experience was amazing. I loved walking around in Kimonos and the staff at both the hotel and spa were extremely accommodating. They even asked what size dogs...

3Thank Allison L
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We were in town for the week and couldn't get into the other spa in the area, so we called here. We were able to get in, that day for a couples massage, which was great. Everyone was friendly, and the massages were good. The massage therapists were compitent and respectful. The main problem is that- this place is a...

2Thank Angella H
Duke K, Owner at Ten Thousand Waves - Houses of the Moon, responded to this review

Angella I'm glad you enjoyed your massages. We pride ourselves on being inclusive, not exclusive. Two of our pools are communal and are modeled after the great onsen spas of Japan. In fact, most of the spa cultures of the world--Japan, Korea, Europe, Russia, Finland, Mexico, Chile--focus on the social nature of the bathing experience. That said, we realize that...

Reviewed 19 August 2016

Ten thousand waves is a very special place. But on this visit, in addition to several barking dogs and a crying baby, there were several families with children. It changed the whole vibe of the spa and lodging facilities. I'm even a bit of a prude but I liked full nudity if it meant no children. The lodging options are...

3Thank okiehokie
Rochester, New York
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We wanted someplace to stay that was adults only and relaxing with the long trip we were taking. We stayed in the Moonlet retreat house and it was beyond our expectations! Between the patio, fireplace, and kitchenette it was awesome! We also rented our own private bath and enjoyed that. We very much enjoyed the communal pool and relaxation room...

4Thank Jackischuman
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Loved the lodging at 10 Thousand Waves... Comfortable and well equipped. Next time, we will bring our own dinner supplies.. The kitchen is well equipped and they even had an outdoor grill with utensils. Don't be scared off by the small granola breakfast. It was tasty and surprisingly filling

2Thank Jim A

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ten Thousand Waves is a unique mountain spa resort near Santa Fe, New Mexico that feels like a Japanese onsen. We're primarily a large, beautiful day spa, but for those who plan ahead, we're a great destination spa. Just a short walk through the trees from the baths and treatment areas are thirteen hotel suites.Come for an hour or a week. Stop by briefly after skiing, or spend a romantic vacation sampling our luxury spa packages every day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ten Thousand Waves - Houses of the Moon

Address: 3451 Hyde Park Rd, 4 Mi From The Plaza On Road To Santa Fe Ski Basin (Box 10200), Santa Fe, NM 87501
Region: United States > New Mexico > Santa Fe
Price Range: $139 - $376 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
Ten Thousand Waves - Houses Of The Moon Hotel Santa Fe
10,000 Waves - Houses Of The Moon
Hotel Style:
#10 Spa Hotel in Santa Fe
#16 Romantic Hotel in Santa Fe
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“Every room is unique. I've stayed in two, and enjoyed both. I doubt there is a bad room.”
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