Gila Casitas | Lodging | Silver City, NM

Gila Casitas opened in June 1999. Whether you're looking to stay for one night or many nights, bed and breakfast accommodation or your own kitchen, you'll find that we have everything you need to enjoy Southwestern New Mexico and the Silver City area at any time of year.

The five guesthouses of Casitas de Gila feature southwestern adobe-style architecture. Each Casita has a kiva fireplace (seasonal operation) with a supply of firewood, wooden beams, a portal (small, traditional porch), a fully-equipped kitchen, and a living room with dining area. Four of the Casitas have one bedroom and a bathroom with a tub / shower combination; the fifth Casita has two bedrooms with a handicap-accessible bathroom with shower. They are all fully furnished throughout, and each room has a high-speed wireless internet access. Each of our cozy little guesthouses is individually decorated with Mexican furniture, antiques, crafts. The walls of each Casita are decorated with artwork similar to what we offer in our Art Gallery

Each Casita has been developed around a theme:

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Little House of the Sun and Moon ... Little House of the Sun and Moon
Little House of the Flowers ... < i> Little House of the Birds
... Little House of the Birds
Little House of the Animals ... Little House of the Small Animals
Little Tree of the Trees ... Little House of the Trees

Casita del Sol and Luna is our two-bedroom guesthouse and can accommodate up to 6 guests (maximum of 5 adults). One bedroom has a queen bed, and the other bedroom has a queen bed and a twin bed. The living room has a sleep sofa. There is one bathroom with a large walk-in shower. This Casita can accommodate a wheelchair. This is the only Casita suitable for children age 5 and younger.

Little Animals and Little Birds are also one-bedroom guesthouses and can accommodate up to 3 people including children age 6 and older. The bedrooms have a queen bed and the living rooms have a full-size sleep sofa. These guesthouses have one bathroom with a combination tub / shower (accessible through the bedroom), a separate living room / dining room with full kitchen and kiva fireplace, and porch.

Casita kitchens are stocked with breakfast cereals , orange juice, 2% milk, bagels, English muffins, as well as coffee and tea. In each kitchen our guests will also find an assortment of condiments and spices (including salt, pepper, ketchup, mustard, herbs and spices) and sodas. Silver City has several supermarkets and a food co-op in the Historic Downtown area.

Near us in no additional charge . Cliff is Tammy's Cafe (open Wed-Sat 11-8 and Sunday 11-3). There is also an assortment of restaurants in Silver City and Glenwood, from fast-food to Mexican to fine cuisine, in all price ranges. Each Casita has its own picnic table and bbq grill (charcoal and starter supplied !).

We have restaurant-quality chicken breasts and thighs and restaurant-quality wrangler steaks available for barbecue (call ahead and we can defrost them for your arrival).

There are high-quality towels and linens in each Casita, along with hair dryers, irons, and clock-radios, and towels and robes for the hot tub. The kitchens are fully equipped, with dishes, cutlery, pots and pans, mixing bowls, cooking and baking utensils, coffee maker, toaster, microwave, refrigerator / freezer, and range / oven. There are no televisions here to intrude on the amazing quiet of our beautiful location. Instead you'll find games, cards, books, magazines, a spotting scope, and a star chart in the bookcase in your Casita.

We want to make sure you make the most of your vacation in Southwestern New Mexico, so we have prepared extensive information on all that is available for you while you are here. This information, as well as a large selection of books on the area and its natural environment, is available in each Casita. We are usually available to answer any questions you may have about the area and its many attractions and activities, as well as to help you find activities that suit your particular interests and abilities. If there is something specific in which you are interested, please inquire about it when you make your reservation.

Each Casita has a spotting scope for guests interested in exploring the brilliant, clear night-time skies or watching the wildlife that is all around us. Michael also offers, when requested and our schedule allows, guided tours of the heavens through our 10-inch Orion dobsonian reflector telescope. You'll also find two star charts in your Casita, one of which glows in the dark!

Casitas de Gila Guesthouses are available for stays of one night to one month or longer. We are open year round.

We are a professionally-run accommodation provider, in business since 1999. We are Inspected and Approved members of the New Mexico Bed and Breakfast Association, as well as members of the Silver City / Grant County Chamber of Commerce, the Silver City Arts & Cultural District, Mimbres Region Arts Council, and the Association of Independent Hospitality Professionals.

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