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El Rey Inn

#11 of 60 Hotels in Santa Fe
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1862 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe, NM 87505
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Orlando
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This fulfilled my fantasy about a great hotel and then some. Wonderful location, close enough to eh Plaza but far enough away to be quiet. Easy access, two hot tubs, a pool, wonderful staff. Love the vintage feel with the modern day amenities. Grounds were spectacular, lots of little tucked away benches and areas to sit out. Birds everywhere. Really... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed at El Rey for six nights in April visiting a very sick relative. The staff at El Rey was lovely, and the continental breakfast was adequate, but my room was cramped, and hot water was a problem. It took several minutes running the water for it to get hot. My room, #92, was on the far side of... More 

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Terrell W, Owner at El Rey Inn, responded to this review

As with all discussions there are two sides to every situation and with checking with our service orientated reception and maintenance staff there is no one who recollects a problem with the Internet in Unit 92 during the period reviewed. We have a very responsive tech team that would be called in to check any problem with our internet or... More 

Tysons Corner, Virginia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's not in the downtown area, but it's a good value. I stayed on the second floor which had a balcony where I could read while overlooking the pool. For the money, it's hard to top this hotel. Great staff, good breakfast and room.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

El Rey Inn is our standby when not wanting to pay plaza rates when visiting Santa Fe - Great location, nice rooms and beautiful grounds! Less expensive than staying on or by the Plaza! Rooms aren't huge but are comfortable! Our last room looked onto a garden with a fountain! Enjoy!

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Wyoming
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were delighted by the quaint beauty of this treasure. Room was quiet, clean, and had character. We loved the grounds and the swimming pool. The employees took so much pride in their jobs, from the front desk, to the maintenance person. We had a small shower problem, and as soon as we let the front desk know, the maintenance... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Be aware of the business practices of this place. We booked a room over a week in advanced, when we arrived the same man that took our reservation told us our room had another guest and we were to be moved across the lot toward the road away from the memories we had requested. Basically "too bad, you will stay... More 

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Terrell W, Owner at El Rey Inn, responded to this review

The inn regrets that these guests did not understand the inn's dilemma. The room issue came about because previous guests failed to realize that their dates were up. They read the reservation incorrectly. Since they were unavailable we could not enter the room and handle, then remove, their personal belongings. We made an ethical choice according to our always sound... More 

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72 reviews 72 reviews
15 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For so many years I have passed by this Hotel and never stayed here before. My husband participated in the Santa Fe Century bike race this past weekend and stayed here for the first time. Wow! Such beautiful gardens, I loved exploring the different green areas that unfold with surprises of elegant and whimsical details, such as fountains sculptures...the arquitecture... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at El Rey for three nights and were so impressed with the Inn! We stayed in the Spanish Courtyard area; the scenery and landscaping were beautiful with a lovely front courtyard and a private back patio area surrounded by plants, trees and singing birds. The room was spacious and quaintly decorated. The offering of fresh... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here the end of April when it snowed, and the grounds are beautiful in snow. The staff are extremely helpful. I needed to have a document printed, signed, and faxed back to Pa. Sylvia let us use the hotel computer to print the document and then and faxed it for us. She was more then willing to help us.... More 

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West Sedona, Arizona
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time in Santa Fe. We checked into a hotel near the Plaza area that had great reviews. Had a horrible experience. I personally only like to write reviews when I like something, I don't like writing negative reviews. So if anyone is interested in the hotel that we had a horrible experience at, ask me and I will let... More 

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cerrillos, Owner at El Rey Inn, responded to this review

On behalf of our entire staff we would like to thank the fine folks who wrote the review "Honeymoon in Santa Fe". When our guests notice all the details and all the efforts that go into making our inn the very best that it can be, it is certainly most gratifying indeed. And for the accolades for our long serving... More 

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