Meson de Mesilla is the local jazz-lounge hot spot; perfect for a hip evening or a relaxing get-away. This romantic fourteen bedroom hotel/restaurant boasts unparalleled views of the Organ Mountains to the east, the Dona Ana range to the North and the Mexican Portios to the south.
Secluded and private, it is within walking distance to the Historic Mesilla Plaza where the infamous Billy the Kid was shot, jailed and subsequently escaped.
Tucked in amongst the pecans and cotton of the fertile valley, the guest rooms feature dark mahogany furniture, exquisitely marbled tile bathrooms and custom, hand-applied Venetian plaster walls. Four of the largest suites include romantic two-person Jacuzzi tubs; it is no wonder why Meson de Mesilla has been voted Las Cruces Sun News Reader’s Choice award for “Most Romantic”.
Meson de Mesilla was built as a bed and breakfast in 1984. In 2007, the quaint little bed and breakfast was totally remodeled, updated and transformed into the Tuscan influenced Boutique Hotel. The over 12,000 square foot hotel offers a serene location, wide verandas and a cool, clear blue pool. Enjoy drinks pool side from the full service bar or listen to live music played from the wooden stage or upper patio. Guests are invited to enjoy a game of Bocce ball in the shade, or just relax and watch the myriad of colors transform while the sun sets over the Organ Mountains.
The area around Mesilla caters to boutique jewelry galleries and haut couture clothing stores. The famed art districts around Mesilla and Las Cruces and the numerous museums make Meson de Mesilla a culture lover’s paradise. In addition to several national parks and historical settings, Meson de Mesilla is less than an hour from the new Spaceport America and the White Sands National Monument. Only a mile away is the New Mexico State University award-winning Equestrian facilities, and ten minutes away is the New Mexico State University championship, 18-hole golf course.
Known for its truly phenomenal quality of food, the restaurant seats two hundred indoors and can accommodate another eighty guests on the gorgeous rooftop patio and adjacent outdoor seating. The large state of the art kitchen is a chef’s paradise, producing the very best food in town.
In addition to the spacious main dining room and attached atrium seating, Meson de Mesilla also features a beautiful conference room which is decorated as a Tuscan Winery and is perfect for small social gatherings or business meetings.
The great happy hour, and live entertainment, featuring a faux brick back bar where 11 different draft beer taps are located, along with the beautiful unobstructed views of the Organ Mountains led to the bar at Meson de Meson being chosen as the “Best Bar/Pub” award by the Las Cruces Sun Reader’s Choice Awards in 2011.
The hotel is being offered complete with the full liquor license, all equipment and furnishings, all the recipes, and the opportunity to retain the current competent and loyal staff making Meson de Mesilla truly a “turnkey” opportunity. Become enchanted with New Mexico and experience the slow and enjoyable pace of the southwest.
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