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Hotel Don Fernando de Taos

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1005 Paseo del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM 87571
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Ranked #13 of 18 hotels in Taos
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 weeks ago
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Durango, CO
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11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked here due to the special rates offered during a local hockey tournament. Things were not good from the beginning: although we reserved two suites, only one was available; all three rooms were upstairs and spread out in three different buildings, although all were booked at the same time; the desk clerks seemed indifferent to these issues at check... More

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Enjoyed our stay. Room was nice, and the bed was very comfortable. Good location. Staff was very friendly and helpful. We met the owner while walking through the lobby, and she she was very personable. The pool was larger than we expected. Free full hot breakfast with real scrambled eggs-not the watery fake eggs you get at some hotels. We... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

We came to Taos and stayed at the don Fernando when we walked through the door we were disappointed. The room was terrible, the sheets were dirty carpet was dirty stains every were.Break fist was terrible every thing was soggy the staff were rude. The people staying above us were also very rude. It was just a huge disaster.

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Lewisville, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

We stayed here for the 2nd time in two years, this past week. We made a reservations for us and some friends, and requested adjoining rooms. When we arrived, we were told we did not have those and they weren't available now. We were going to be close, but not next to each other like we planned. Upon entering our... More

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Ellijay, Georgia
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Visited in early November and stayed at Hotel Don Fernando de Taos. Management was excellent and very helpful with assisting us on booking a room at our next stop. We enjoyed our stay. Thank you very much.

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Capitan, New Mexico
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

After reading several negative reviews, I was leery of booking a stay at Hotel Don Fernando. With two parents and four teenagers in our party, and a planned stay of three nights, we needed adequate space with an affordable price. I contacted the hotel, and Joshua, the Manager, responded quickly with a suggestion that we book a suite featuring a... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014 via mobile

Had issues with the first room I checked into but was assisted by a lovely and caring front desk person named Melissa. Not only did she get me a excellent room but she accommodated my entire stay. Over all Hotel Don Fernando knows how to treat there guests right!

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GMTaos, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Don Fernando de Taos, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comment about Melissa and her care of you. You are so thoughtful to comment; we will pass this on to her of course. Many thanks, Eric - Management Team More

Albuquerque, New Mexico
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We arrived to Don Fernando a lot earlier than the scheduled check-in time. We were welcomed regardless by the nice manager, Josh. My boyfriend and I had a lot of misfortunes before we arrived and Josh was sure to leave his card in case we needed anything. We were happy with the staff and accomodations. Go support a local business... More

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GMTaos, General Manager at Hotel Don Fernando de Taos, responded to this review

Thank you for including our GM Josh in your review. He is here to help. Yes, we are a local business and all the money that we make stays in NM. We are under new management and have begun a renovation of the all the facilities. The hot tub is back, the restaurant is back, we have a games room... More

Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

We were so pleasantly surprised when we stopped here. We wanted to stay in an affordable place where the atmosphere wasn't so sterile. We had stayed at the Super 8 on our previous trip, but wanted something with more personality. Hotel Don Fernando was priced so reasonably that we thought there had to be a catch. While we were inquiring... More

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GMTaos, General Manager at Hotel Don Fernando de Taos, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. Yes, we have so many of our fireplace suites suites (22) that we frequently upgrade our guests. Many thanks for staying, Guest care Team More

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Additional Information about Hotel Don Fernando de Taos

Also Known As:
Don Fernando De Taos
Don Fernando De Hotel Taos
Address: 1005 Paseo del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM 87571
Location: United States > New Mexico > Taos County > Taos
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #13 of 18 hotels in Taos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Don Fernando de Taos 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Bargain affordable Taos hotels, 1.5 mi south of plaza on Rt 68, the main street, free breakfast, indoor pool, long term stay, 1 and 2 bedroom suites, fireplaces, plus Stray Catt II Restaurant casual dining - traditional Northern New Mexican plus American favorites.Don Fernando Taos Hotel - sitting on the Camino Real - Route #68, 1.5 miles from the heart of town - the plaza,Now under new management:- with indoor swimming pool- free hotel breakfast- extended stay accommodation- pets welcome - lots of green space for walking- hotel layout is that of small versions of the Taos Pueblo "look" - set in grass courtyards and under trees.- 112 rooms, many with sleeper sofas or two twins, arranged in six courtyard like pavillions- Plus 12 suites with fireplaces - one and two bedrooms plus sleeper sofa - superior for a family get-away- 2 large boardrooms- restaurant space for catering functions- all rooms are in "pods" of 22 rooms - built to look like the Taos Pueblo- built around a small pueblo-like courtyard- Two floors onlyHeated Pool All Year Round at our Taos Hotel. We are the only Taos Hotel with an indoor pool all year round. It is a standard oblong pool but we do have blow-up toys, wading pool, water games and a family resort feel. Our pool is open year-round, heated, and under glass. As the one indoor pool at a Taos hotel, we see many of our guests with families taking a break here in Taos, taking advantage of our affordable one and two bedroom suites with fireplaces and, then, after a day of exploring mountains and gorges, spending the evening at the pool. ... more   less 
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