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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    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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Charlottesville, Virginia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My family and I spent a night at this hotel which is located in the plaza. The Inn has gone through many changes over it's long history and you can feel the character. The building is clean and well maintained and the desk staff is very helpful and patient with my usual multitude of historical/cultural questions of the town. There... More

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed there during the Taos Fiesta Our room faced the plaza. The noise didn't bother us at all.The fiesta added entertainment. The staff is very helpful and always cheerful. Complementary newspapers, magazines, coffee and soft drinks. It would be a plus if the bathtub/shower had a grab bar. The pillows on the bed make the room look very nice,... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to be on the plaza and within walking distance to many shops and restaurants, this is a good hotel. The hotel staff was very helpful and friendly. The hotel is a bit shopworn but has a good atmosphere. Rooms are small and walls are thin. Wifi is erratic at best. There is a coffee shop there with... More

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Menifee, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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112 reviews 112 reviews
29 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 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
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

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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Address: 108 South Plaza, Taos, NM 87571
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Location: United States > New Mexico > Taos County > Taos
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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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