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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 #15 of 18 hotels in Taos
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have stayed here multiple times over the past 10 years and our last stay here was horrible. It is a beautiful property with a unique place in the history of Taos, but the supposed "new management" will need to get it together for us to stay here again. Upon check in, we received keys to a room someone else... More

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Carson, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I travel to Taos often for work. I stay at the Don Fernando whose lobby is a wonderful mix of Spanish and American Indian treasures. The rooms are clean and comfortable. Also I found the pool great and the staff were great. They are always happy to help. I enjoy the breakfast in the morning as well as the beer... More

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Beecher, Illinois
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46 reviews 46 reviews
23 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms are spread out in several buildings on the beautiful grounds. Our room was quiet and clean, bed comfortable. The hot tub and pool were nice. But there was some peeling wallpaper on the walls. Breakfast was a joke; we got there and had to ask for napkins, forks. Never did get a knife to spread jelly on my... More

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
2 reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I rely on Tripadvisor a lot and this is the only time it led me astray. The reviews seemed very good and I chose it because it had a pool and a hot tub. The hotel room drains did not drain in the sink or in the shower, the pool was a disgusting green and the hot tub had stuff... More

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Deming, New Mexico
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel Don Fernando was a nice hotel for the price. We paid about $60 per night and that's a good price for a hotel in Taos. The room was clean although not up to date. Breakfast was included but was a simple continental breakfast. What I liked was the indoor pool and hot tub. The staff was friendly. It wasn't... More

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do not stay here! The staff was so rude & offensive that it's hard to believe they're still in business! The breakfast was burnt, spoiled & disgusting. The plates had food all over them & when we asked for plates that were clean they told us we should have stayed at home. Our young children were present & witnessed this... More

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Austin, Texas
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our third time staying here to go skiing during new years/Christmas vacation. Swimming pool is not out of this world but big and good enough if you have little ones, last time we stayed they were fixing the Jacuzzi (big minus point, as per my wife) rooms are just that, nothing special but they have been cleaned every... More

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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although the lobby is very attractive, I watched a roach crawl across the floor. Our room was like an oven when we arrived. The living room section had a fireplace, sofa, desk and arm chair, but the sofa's upholstery was covered with blotches of something, I won' guess what. Wallpaper was dirty and peeling in several places. The air conditioner... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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203 reviews 203 reviews
24 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Since we had only decided to visit Taos only a few hours earlier, we had no reservations at any hotels. Using our phones to determine pricing, we decided to stop at Hotel Don Fernando to see if they had vacancy. Sure enough, they did, and they do AAA discounts. Very inexpensive. At check-in and check-out, the ladies who took care... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have never written a review before, this stay changed that. From the moment I walked in things started to go wrong. My 5 year old daughter was performing and dancing in fiestas. We are from Santa Fe. I wanted to make this get away special for her so I made sure to get a hotel with a nice pool....... More

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Address: 1005 Paseo del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM 87571
Location: United States > New Mexico > Taos County > Taos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Don Fernando de Taos 2*
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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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