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Hotel La Fonda de Taos

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   108 South Plaza, Taos, NM 87571
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Ranked #4 of 18 hotels in Taos
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
funsters3 Menifee, California
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Menifee, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place had good reviews and sounded like an interesting place to stay. Staff are nice and the room was clean. The bathroom was especially clean and nice. I really liked it. The bed appeared funny when we walked in as it had lots of lumps all over it....like moguls. It was ok to sleep on though. The room smelled... More

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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110 reviews 110 reviews
29 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If location, location, location is where you want to be, this is located adjacent to, and smack dab in the middle of Taos Plaza, with its shops and restaurants. Not the most regal of properties you might encounter in Taos the feel in very European. Small lobby and check in area. Lots of stairs and split level floors. Rooms are... More

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Park City, Utah
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120 reviews 120 reviews
66 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rooms are clean and well maintained but small. AC is ineffective. Still, all things considered, its reasonably priced based on location, which is central to everything. The D H Lawrence "tour" was most interesting.

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Tucson, Arizona
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights. Truly one of the southwest grand hotels. La Fonda is on the plaza in Taos, has the lobby full of RC Gorman artwork and the DH Lawrence "banned" paintings (available to view, not on display) and other work from local artists, including some $30,000 pottery. Rooms are smallish and well furnished. Nice public areas... More

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am so pleased to share this review. I stay here every time I come to Taos. The location is very central. Most of all, I appreciate being valued as a guest and treated as family. The rooms are lovely, the bed superb, the linens soft and visually appealing. No hassle parking and free beverages at the Starbucks. Security is... More

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Dawson, Texas
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

I was traveling with a friend to Colorado. We decided to stay at the La Fonda..what a great place. It was nice and clean, the staff was more than friendly! We had a room over looking the square..We were very impressed! I will be staying here again!

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Lincoln, NE
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

There are many hotels in Taos, but only one on the square, and that is La Fonda. We stayed there on a Thursday evening three weeks ago. The first summer concert of the season was held that night. It was fun to watch the crowd and listen to the music from our room facing the square. A thunderstorm caused an... More

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Overland Park, KS
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Stayed one night here in the only hotel directly on the Plaza. La Fonda is probably the best hotel in Taos. Although old, the hotel was clean and the room comfortable. Our deluxe king room was OK, but small in size and the bed average. Location is close to most art studios and shops, and there is a choice of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I enjoyed my brief stay at Hotel La Fonda de Taos and I will be returning. It is a beautiful historic hotel with all the modern conveniences. The location is great for walks around the plaza area and adjoining neighborhoods. The stay was very nice and the coffee shop was a great place for morning coffee and a croissant. Thanks.... More

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Melbourne, Australia
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We only stayed one night at La Fonda de Taos but found it to be a very delightful and comfortable hotel. Everything was efficiently handled by the staff and the rooms were fine but obviously part of a well maintained but old, historic hotel. The rooms were perfectly acceptable even though ours were at the low end of the price... More

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Address: 108 South Plaza, Taos, NM 87571
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Location: United States > New Mexico > Taos County > Taos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel La Fonda de Taos 3*
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The oldest hotel in Taos centrally located on the historic Plaza. Completely renovated to provide the most current 21st century amenities amid historic, authentic, southwestern atmosphere and architecture. Home to the infamous D.H. Lawrence Forbidden Art collection. The hotel's Plaza Cafe offers authentic Northern New Mexican cuisine at moderate prices and guests enjoy complimentary coffees and teas in the Starbucks "Noula's" Coffee shop. ... more   less 
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