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Housing in Los Alamos and surrounding areas



Triad National Security, LLC (Triad) provides these listings as a resource for students interning at Los Alamos National Laboratory with their search for temporary housing.  Triad does not endorse or recommend any particular property or landlord, makes no representation regarding the accuracy of the information contained in the listings nor the condition of the rental properties listed, and does not assume any liability for any actions arising from these listings. This information is provided as is without any warranty, guarantee, or contract intended or implied in any manner, shape or form. 

Do you have a house, apartment, or room available to rent?

If you have a short-term (3-6 months) rental available, please submit a completed rental ad form to student-housing@lanl.gov. Ad will be posted for approximately six weeks. Please email notification when a rental has been occupied.


Los Alamos / White Rock/Jemez Springs

(Posted 2/19/2020) Private fully furnished room with full bathroom and own private entrance located on a six acre lot surrounded by national forest and national preserve land. Amenities include shared kitchen, washer/dryer, utilities, WiFi and bi-weekly cleaning of common areas and bathrooms. Must be ok with dogs and cats. Approximately 25 min commute to LANL. $700/month utilities included. Pictures available upon request. If interested please contact Ryan at wink13@gmail.com

(Posted 2/19/2020) Available now. Furnished cozy and comfortable rooms available for rent, shared with other LANL students in a friendly and quiet atmosphere. Full access to fully equipped kitchen, common spacious and bright living areas (large living room, dinning room & sunroom), large laundry room with washer/dryer, and sunny patio in the backyard. No pets. Conveniently located one block from the bus line, 10-minute bike ride or 5-minute drive to the lab. $600/month, all utilities included plus WiFi and cleaning of common areas. Summer rentals $700/month. Contact Leticia at 505-412-3542 for more details.

(Posted 1/14/2020) Available March 1, 2020. Room for rent in a large, 2 bath house – Los Alamos - . Very comfortable and cozy room located about a mile (10-15 mins walk) from the Lab, quiet neighborhood, close to the shuttle route for free bus service. Kitchen and living room are shared and completely equipped and furnished; personal parking is available. Washer/dryer. Woodstove for warm winter evenings. Rental bedroom has queen bed, desk, walk-in closet. $650 covers all utilities plus internet. Please contact Ann at raffertyann@gmail.com or call me 505-500-6928.

 (Posted 1/14/2020) Fully furnished room available in 4 bedroom/1bath house located in White Rock with a large fenced backyard. 5-15-minute drive to Lab. 1 minute walk to the bus line. Shared kitchen, dishwasher living room, washer/dryer, Smart TV, plenty of parking. $500-$650 per month utilities included. Damage deposit of $500 required. No smoking in the house. Small pets allowed with additional $250 pet deposit and $100 rent.  Contact losalamosrooms@gmail.com or by text 762-436-6646.  

(Posted 1/14/2020) Fully furnished rooms for rent in beautiful 4,000 sq. ft. family home located in Pajarito Acres (6 miles from LANL). The house is located on 5 acres of land with indoor swimming pool and access to hiking/mountain biking and rock climbing. Walking distance to LANL Shuttle, grocery store and restaurants. Prices vary depending on room. Rent includes all utilities, WiFi and use of full kitchen, shared living spaces, and washer/dryer. Bi-weekly cleaning service of all bathrooms and shared living spaces also included in rent. Deposit required and no pets/smoking. To see photos of the rooms and house go to our website at http://www.pajaritohouse.com. Contact Dylan Cunnington at 424-744-0559 or email pajaritohouse@gmail.com for details.

(Posted 1/14/2020) Fully furnished 2 bedrooms shared bath for rent in mountain house based on top of a hill centrally located in the heart of the Jemez Mountains for endless outdoor activities. Property located 1/2 mile off Hwy 4, only a 25-minute drive to the Lab. Bedroom dimensions 12x14 with deep walk-in closet. Amenities include laundry facilities, air conditioning, internet access. No pets allowed. Perfect fit for the outdoors person. There are multiple walking trails less than a mile away; rock climbing less than 2 miles away; Valles Caldera is only 7 miles away. $700 per/month utilities included. Contact Benjamin Grenzer 505-500-6651. 

(Posted 1/14/2020) Available March 20, 2020 fully furnished bedroom for rent in 3 bedroom/2 bath shared home located in Barranca Mesa. Bus stop walking distance from the house. Amenities include: WiFi, fully equipped kitchen, linens and towels, washer/dryer. $650 per month utilities included. Contact Melissa Theesfeld 505-412-9047. 

(Posted 1/14/2020) Room for rent in quiet neighborhood in White Rock (8 miles from lab). Fully furnished bedroom. $690/month. All utilities included, WiFi and use of full kitchen, shared living spaces, washer/dryer. Free bus route 2 blocks from house. Walking distance to grocery store. Deposit $275.00/rental agreement. No smoking. No pets. Contact Lori at 505-660-0246 or email heidiofthemountain@gmail.com. Weekly or monthly rentals available. Pictures furnished upon request.

(Posted 1/14/2020) Available now, fully furnished 2 bed/1 Bath 1100-ft. executive suite for rent offered at $94 Gov Per Diem Rate, all utilities included. It is perfect for new hires who are looking for a home out of home. This fully furnished 2 bed/1 bath executive suite is conveniently located in western area, close to LANL (2 miles to the badge office), Smith's Grocery Store (3 miles), and bus stop, Bob's Bodacious BBQ, Cafe Sushi, and Papa Murphy's Pizza (0.5 miles). It is equipped with everything you need to make your stay comfortable. A large living area has an oversized sectional sofa, 55" 4K 3D HDR SMART-TV with Comcast cable, high-speed internet, home theater system, Xbox/Wii game console, oven, microwave, Keurig coffee maker, mixer, and all cooking and serving essentials you might need. It also has compact-size washer/dryer and dishwasher. Pots and pans, kitchen utensils, linens and towels are provided. This suite is also equipped with a door frame gym, a high end Proform 1200e elliptical trainer, and a full body massage shower in bathroom. Pets are allowed, since it has a large fenced backyard. The suite can comfortably accommodate up to 4 people (1 queen, 2 twins). For more info and pictures, please contact jet360@gmail.com or 505-920-9095.

Santa Fe

(Posted 2/20/2020) One upstairs fully furnished bedroom in a house with two other occupants. Private bath. Amenities include on street parking, fenced yard, washer/dryer, shared common areas. Large friendly dog on premises. No indoor smoking. 51 mile commute to Los Alamos. $350/mo utilities included. $250 deposit required. Contact Leighton 803-528-8594.

(Posted 2/19/2020) Fully furnished room available for rent in large 4/BR 2/BA house. Shared with 3 young professionals (male). House has 2 full bathrooms, furnished living room with large 4K tv, washer/dryer, furnished kitchen, large fenced backyard and off street parking. Located in the Old Santa Fe neighborhood, one mile from downtown. An easy walk or bike ride to the Plaza. Approximately 35-45 minute commute to Los Alamos. No pets allowed. $800/mo all utilities included + internet. Please contact the following email if interested: peterhall7011@outlook.com

(Posted 2/19/2020) Private studio in garden setting with fenced yard and stone patio. Beautiful western views. Hardwood and tile floors, ktchenette,m new Bosch washer/dryer. $1,000/mo includes all utilities. Gated property. Furnished. Conact Mary or Larry 505-795-8774.

(Posted 2/6/2020) House mate wanted to rent furnished room in 3 bedroom two bathroom house. LGBTQ household with only one other occupant (me + small dog). Private bedroom and bathroom, covered parking, share laundry room and kitchen. Four blocks to Santa Fe lot Park & Ride. 30 minute walk to the plaza. No pets allowed. $600/month all utilities included plus WiFi. Contat Shane Beebe 505-667-5194

(Posted 1/14/2020) Beautiful Home/Beautiful room. Share a home with a respectful, musical and athletic woman. Available February 1st. Furnished master bedroom with queen bed, private bathroom with walk-in closet. Shared kitchen, washer/dryer, WiFi, and community space. Big front yard and fenced backyards with off-street parking. $800/per month all utilities included. This 3-bedroom home is located near St. Vincent's Christus Hospital. Conveniently located near bus route and bike trails. Please contact Joy for a meet-and-greet at 505-660-1845.

(Posted 1/14/2020) $975 monthly fully furnished w/utilities & WiFi included Blue Butterfly Private Studio- full bathroom with tub. Located in the Rancho Viejo neighborhood of Santa Fe, NM. The Studio/Casita features a separate walkway, entrance and patio. Free parking in front of the studio. Inside you will find radiant heat, air conditioning and a lighted ceiling fan. The studio has a queen sized bed, side table with drawers, fold-out sofa, dining able which doubles as a desk, and mounted Smart TV. 45-mile commute to the Lab. Pets negotiable. No laundry facilities. Studio located near the Santa Fe Community College & Fitness Center, the Santa Fe Place Mall, The Shops at Cerrillos and Zafarano. Contact Evelyn by email at  evelynarnold@yahoo.com or by phone at 510-205-1492

(Posted 1/14/2020) Furnished rooms (choice of queen bed or two twin beds) available in 3 bedroom/2 bath home. 44 miles to the Lab. Access to common areas such as kitchen, patio and clubhouse with workout facility. Amenities include washer/dryer and WiFi.  No pets. $600/month. Call/text Kimberly at 505-309-8910

El Rancho / Nambe

(Unceasing) Welcome to Casitas on the Vineyard, a collection of 5 different & fully outfitted casita rentals located adjacent to a working vineyard in Nambe, just 30 minutes east of LANL. Each casita offers something unique in configuration and size. We offer 4 single-BR configurations and one 2-BR casita (owner's former residence). Some have their own carport, and all with a southwestern motif. The gated property offers solitude surrounded by a rural environment with views of the star-filled skies from private patios. Four casitas exist on one side of the 7-acre vineyard, while the newest casita (Lucky) and the owner's home can be seen on the adjacent side of the vineyard (just 1500' away).  Each casita is fully equipped (from coffee-cups to sheets), and include WiFi plus all utilities. Rental durations span from 2 nights to multi-month. Currently, Casas Manzana, Nambe, la Vina & Lucky are all available. Casa Merlot is occupied through at least mid-year 2020. Pricing, pictures, availability-calendars & glowing customer reviews of these 5-out-of-5 star properties can be seen within each unit's separate VRBO listing here: https://tinyurl.com/CasitasOnTheVineyard/. AirB&B has awarded us SuperHost status 7-Quarters in a row! We participate in LANL's 60-day Employee Settling-In House Reimbursement program, and accept the daily per-diem rate for 1-2 month stays, making your out-of-pocket housing cost $0. Contact us at Marys.Nice.Rentals@gmail.com for a showing or answers to any questions.


(Posted 2/19/2020) Fully furnished 1/BR 1/BA (900 sq foot) apartment for rent. 35 miles communting distance to Los Alamos. Apartment has a balcony and washer/dryer. No pets allowed.  $800/mo utilities included. Contact Johnny Borrego 505-614-4612.

(Posted 1/14/2020) Available now fully furnished 2 bedroom/1 bath home for rent in private safe secure area in Espanola. Home has private parking, living room, full large kitchen, washer/dryer.  20-minute commute to Los Alamos. $950/month utilities included. $450 deposit. Internet $25/month. Contact Juan Romero 505-469-0212.

(Posted 1/14/2020) Available in March partially furnished 1 bedroom/1 bath home for rent in private safe secure area in Espanola. Home has private parking, kitchenette with all its amenities microwave, stove, refrigerator, living room. No washer/dryer on premises. $850/month utilities included. $450 deposit. Internet $25/month. Contact Juan Romero 505-469-0212.  


Can't find housing? Don't panic. Hampton Inn & Suites in White Rock blocked a few rooms for short term or long term rentals. Guests that stay at the hotel are entitled to the Hotel's complimentary hot breakfast served daily 6-10am. Social hour served 5-6pm M-Thu. Hotel includes complimentary wireless and wired internet, fitness center and guest laundry. Walking distance to nearest bus stop, 10min driving distance to lab. Room rate: $94 plus tax. All reservations should be made directly with the hotel at 505-672-3838 Group Name: LANL Student Programs and guaranteed with a major credit card. The hotel will not hold any reservations unless secured by a method of payment.

Residence Inn by Marriott Santa Fe All-Suite Hotel specializes in extended stay accommodations.

  • Studio Room (2 double, sofa bed, kitchenette, fireplace)
  • Penthouse Suite (1 bedroom, kitchenette, fireplace)
  • LANL Gov't Rate - $93/night
  • Free High Speed Internet; Free hot breakfast buffet; 40 HD channels; Fitness Center; Outdoor pool; Coin Laundry; 20 min walk to Park n Ride; 5 min from St. Vincent Medical Center
  • Contact: Carmella Flores - Director of Sales carmella.flores@marriott.com or 505-988-7300

Rooms are going fast. Book your corporate rate for Los Alamos National Lab here.If you are interested in finding a roommate post your request on the Students@LANL Facebookpage. 



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