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El Rey Inn

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1862 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe, NM 87505
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Ranked #14 of 60 hotels in Santa Fe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
Ted B La Crescenta, California
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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La Crescenta, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

New Mexico is one of the most beautiful states in the country and is truly 'The Land of Enchantment.' This vintage hotel is close to the Plaza of Santa Fe and is easy to find. First built in the 1930's,the El Rey is a known landmark and a very comfortable stay. Our sink got backed up but all it took... More

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Santa Fe is an expensive place to stay but it can be made more affordable by staying on the outskirts of downtown, and this place is a definite for your list. The pool and hot tub area are super because the pool is actually larger than the postage stamp you get at most places. The young man at the front... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On a road trip with a friend that remembered this wonderful hidden spot in Santa Fe. Beautiful grounds and the rooms with the balconies were great. A great value and very convenient to everything. Wonderful swimming pool and the landscaping is beautiful and very well kept. I would definitely stay here again.

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Austin, Texas
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are on our 2nd night here and it's absolutely a wonderful little hidden jewel in a beautiful town. We came to visit the Santa Fe University of Art and Design, and this hotel is within 5 minutes of the campus, 5 minutes from the historic downtown..great location. The hotel has a great history, the orig 12 rooms, set up... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed last night how lovely! Great decor, huge room, very clean, nice breakfast. Big pool and children's nice play area. Late check out was a bonus. Highly recommend staying here. There is great gluten free bakery across the road. What a bonus!

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Beaverton, Oregon
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 9 nights and did day trips using this hotel as our base. Santa Fe is a pricey city to visit, and we didn't want to break the bank. Our rate was $125 a night. The hotel is quiet, the grounds have lovely fountains and plantings, and the breakfast is pretty good. I found everything to be... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We can't wait to stay here again! This is a historic hotel and the grounds are absolutely beautiful and well kept with maintenance out and about all day, making sure things are working and that the landscaping remains beautiful. Our room was lovely and the bed was firm and comfortable. There is a nice secluded jacuzzi where you can steal... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I just wrapped up my fourth stay at the el Rey. The staff is friendly and very attentive to guests' needs. The manager, Silvia, is quick to resolve issues. For example, we had a problem with the thermostat in our room and her team worked quickly to get it fixed. Silvia discounted our room fee because of the inconvenience. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have wanted to stay at the El Rey for a long time,,its usually full during markets in August, but did make it to Folk Market this month. The hotel is spotless and the grounds are amazing, beautiful flowers!!! We had a room by the pool and hot tub, both clean and not crowded. They serve a nice breakfast by... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We going to splurge big for a room on the plaza, but for less money we were able to get a two room suite. Separate room for the kids > fancy pants plaza hotel. We loved the El Rey--the grounds, the pool, the breakfast-all was amazing. I don't think we'll be returning to Santa Fe, but if we did, I'd... More

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Address: 1862 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe, NM 87505
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Location: United States > New Mexico > Santa Fe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — El Rey Inn 2.5*
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Also Known As:
El Rey Hotel Santa Fe
Santa Fe El Rey Inn
El Rey Santa Fe

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