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El Rey Inn

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1862 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe, NM 87505
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Ranked #11 of 60 hotels in Santa Fe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Amarillo, Texas
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43 reviews 43 reviews
16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Older Inn but well kept. Staff was friendly and the grounds are so beautiful. A little far from the Square area. The breakfast was nice and great to sit outside an enjoy the scenery. The flowers are gorgeous all around.

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Menlo Park, California
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We keep returning to El Rey Inn, year after year, because it delivers consistently and a bit more. This time, at the end of June, the gardens were in bloom, providing welcome shade from the hot sun. We discovered two wonderful Mexican restaurants within walking distance! Our room located off the courtyard was quiet (no noise from Cerrillos Rd.).

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Houston
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well-maintained vintage property. Entered room via our own patio with wrought iron table and chairs and framed by vines, trees and flowers. Large, clean room had tall windows with white plantation shutters. Terracotta tile floor, comfortable king-size bed, cozy sitting area with cute corner fireplace, skylight in bathroom for plenty of natural light. After unpacking, my husband and I strolled... More

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Dripping Springs, TX
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6 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

About 10 minutes from the heart of Santa Fe on Cerillos Road, El Rey will sweep you back to a leisurely time of visiting outdoors in cool gardens with gently flowing fountains and birds chirping. They have a continental breakfast included in the price of the room. It is enjoyable with seating in a courtyard as well as inside. This... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I LOVE,LOVE,LOVE the El Rey Inn!!! What a pleasant surprise of a sweet gem during a busy business week of traveling. The El Rey is a throw back to an old motor lodge court motel, updated with modern furniture keeping with the Southwest feel. The bed was a Memory Foam..need I say more!! The grounds are adorable with lush gardens... More

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Philadelphia
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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff at the El Rey Inn are the best! Doris the night clerk is so helpful and friendly she goes out of her way to make you feel at home and comfortable. I can't say enough about this lovely vintage motel. This motel is a great value!

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La Crescenta, California
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24 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

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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Summerland
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7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

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
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3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

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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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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