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Inn of the Turquoise Bear

342 E. Buena Vista St., Santa Fe, NM 87505
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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burlingame, ca
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This spectacular, historic but up-to-date Inn is noteworthy in several hospitality aspects. In my opinion, the home itself is worthy of a trip to Santa Fe. Marvelously constructed and maintained over several decades, the former home of Santa Fe writer-poet-translator Wittner Bynner offers guests the finest quality accomodations, befitting royalty, but on a completely comfortable level. Each room is unique... More 

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Innman80, Owner at Inn of the Turquoise Bear, responded to this review

So many of our guests are charmed by this historic rambling adobe estate as well as the literary and artist greats who frequently stayed here in the past. If these wall could talk! We're most pleased that you found our hospitality, food, and friendly attentive service so noteworthy! We enjoyed having you and Beverly stay with us! Thank you for... More 

North Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We booked our stay at the last minute for one night as we were passing through the Southwest. We were so delighted with this B&B that we stayed an additional two nights to enjoy Santa Fe! We were traveling with our dog who was also welcomed warmly. You can read all about the inn on their website. I'd like to... More 

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Innman80, Owner at Inn of the Turquoise Bear, responded to this review

Joe, thank you for the kind reveiw! We enjoyed having you, Mike and Sox stay with us! We enjoy spoiling our guests with warm friendly service, good food, and providing an authentic Santa Fe experience. Best of luck to you both as you begin retirement! More 

Macedonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I had a wonderful, very pleasant stay at the Inn during winter. First, the new owners are extremely hospitable and breakfast is outstanding. The room was very pleasant with a small fireplace that took the chill off the night it snowed and comfortable private seating. The common areas of this historic property are very special and it was pleasant to... More 

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Innman80, Owner at Inn of the Turquoise Bear, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. We are very happy you were so pleased with your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back when our lush gardens are in full bloom! More 

College Station, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The inn was full of historic santa fe charm, comfortable and beautiful. What's best is the long breakfast table where everywhere gathers waiting for Dan's breakfast -- which is different every morning. Conversations are always great. Once everyone is fed Dan will sit down and help everyone plan their day. Wonderful place just a short drive to the Plaza.

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Turquoisebear, Owner at Inn of the Turquoise Bear, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review Tami! We enjoyed having you and Frank with us over the holidays! It's such a magical time of year at the Inn and in Santa Fe. We agree with you on breakfast at our community table. We love the lively conversations that occur in our adobe dining room at breakfast! A real treat to... More 

Durango, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This former home of Witter Bynner was absolutely amazing for it's tangible sense of history. And Dan could not have been more lovely towards his guests. Location- amazing location. Yes it's six blocks from the plaza but my husband and I timed our stroll there to around 10 minutes. Room- Stayed in the Igor Stravinsky room. The bones are amazing.... More 

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Turquoisebear, Owner at Inn of the Turquoise Bear, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the generous and thorough review! We enjoyed having you and John stay with us and getting to know you better at breakfast and with wine in our living room! We agree with you about the need to refurbish the Igor Stravinsky room and we did so soon after your stay. We installed a new wall... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

The inn was perfect for our weekend getaway. Our room was very comfortable and private. The breakfast was so delicious and we looked forward to each morning. Innkeeper gave us good suggestions while in Sante Fe including a great hiking spot. Easy walk to shopping and restaurants. We got a nice surprise with some beautiful snow! Will definitely be back.

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Turquoisebear, Owner at Inn of the Turquoise Bear, responded to this review

Thank you for the review Christina! It was great playing host as you and Joe explored Santa Fe for the first time! We enjoyed our lengthy chats during breakfast! More 

Sacramento, California
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98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We stayed at this inn for 6 nights and picked it because of its ratings and reviews. We wanted to be close to enough to walk to downtown Santa Fe, but not stay in a downtown hotel because we had planned to drive around to see the surrounding area of Santa Fe. For its location, this inn is great! We... More 

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Turquoisebear, Owner at Inn of the Turquoise Bear, responded to this review

Thank you for the thorough & detailed review Alice! It was nice having you with us for a nice long visit. We enjoyed our chats with you, Adam, and other guests in our living room. We're happy you found our state cookie, the Biscochito, to take back to your co-workers! We love them too! Come back and see us again... More 

Fort Collins, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Dog friendly! Off leash even. Rooms are clean,property is beautiful, breakfast was amazing. Easy walk to the city center. Wine at 5, and visiting with Dan and Dave was a treat also. Hope we can make it back again soon.

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Turquoisebear, Owner at Inn of the Turquoise Bear, responded to this review

We do enjoy our four legged guests and your Sophie was soo cute! We now have 4 guest rooms that are pet friendly! Thank you for the review Amber & Josh! We hope you return for a longer visit soon! More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

It is always a pleasure to have an experience and/or facility to be better than expectations. The Inn was immaculate, grounds were better than pictured and management could not have been more helpful and interactive. Will plan to stay again when we return to SAnta FE.

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Turquoisebear, Owner at Inn of the Turquoise Bear, responded to this review

Paul, it was great having you and your family here with us as you celebrated Thanksgiving in Santa Fe! What a special way to celebrate Thanksgiving! Thank you for the review! Happy Travels! More 

Richardson, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We had a wonderful time at The Turquoise Bear. Dan is an excellant host: he suggested places for dinner & even made our dinner reservation for us. Our breakfast the following morning couldn't have been nicer or more relaxing!! Everything homemade & delicious. Dan even took the time to sit & visit with us after breakfast. We definitely plan to... More 

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Turquoisebear, Owner at Inn of the Turquoise Bear, responded to this review

Peggy & Brett, your visit was much to brief! We enjoyed having you and your cute puppy Lucy with us! Thank you for the review. We hope to see you again soon! More 

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Address: 342 E. Buena Vista St., Santa Fe, NM 87505
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Location: United States > New Mexico > Santa Fe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 10
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