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Americas Best Value Lamplighter Inn of Santa Fe

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2405 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe, NM 87505
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Ranked #32 of 60 Hotels in Santa Fe
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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Denver
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56 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Lamplighter is a very good value - compared to the more typical high-priced Santa Fe hotel options. The hotel is dated, to be sure, but is immaculate, spacious, very comfortable beds, and offering a nice breakfast. The lovely 'indoor' pool is like a greenhouse, with skylight panels opening to the sun for those who want to bronze! A ping... More 

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Lamplighter2405, Owner at Americas Best Value Lamplighter Inn of Santa Fe, responded to this review

I'm happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. I'm gad that you found our property immaculate and spacious, and our beds comfortable! I'm also happy that you enjoyed our breakfast, ping pong table, and pool. I'm pleased that you found our housekeeping staff lovely, and our front desk staff positive, friendly, and knowledgeable. Thank you for your review, and... More 

Albuquerque
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were looking for a motel in Santa Fe just to sleep and found the Americas Best Value Lamplighter Inn a very good value. The hotel is older but the grounds and rooms are kept up very well. The indoor pool is large and so is the breakfast room, which was never crowded. The hotel features a play room with... More 

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Lamplighter2405, Owner at Americas Best Value Lamplighter Inn of Santa Fe, responded to this review

I'm happy that you found our grounds and rooms well kept. We're glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your review. More 

Glenwood, New Mexico
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very well maintained and upgraded old style motel. Good value for the price, service excellent and very cordial and professional. Plenty of hot water at all times of day and night in a very comfortable and clean shower. Bed comfortable, breakfast varied, and all staff had big smiles and a welcoming presence. Only draw back was not within walking distance... More 

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Lamplighter2405, Owner at Americas Best Value Lamplighter Inn of Santa Fe, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm glad that you find our motel very well maintained and upgraded, clean, and comfortable. I'm happy that we could be of service at our front desk. Have a nice day and thanks again for your feedback! More 

Broomfield, Colorado
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked our room ahead of time based on pictures listed on expedia.com. Pictures are VERY misleading. We stayed for two days, only because we had already paid and could not get a refund. In hindsight, after driving around town, we would have spent another ten dollars a night at many of the nicer hotels around town. The pool is... More 

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Lamplighter2405, Owner at Americas Best Value Lamplighter Inn of Santa Fe, responded to this review

All of the pictures online are representative of our property. I took them myself. We like to think that our pool and hot tub is in a greenhouse enclosure. Please see the pictures online. There are 7 restaurants within walking distance of our motel. 1 of them is 2 buildings away, a few more are just across the street, and... More 

San Diego, California
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rooms are old and need refurbished. Toilet did not flush. Washer dryer room out of order. Fitness equipment out of order. Basic breakfast with only hot item being the waffle maker. Office not open all night for help.

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Lamplighter2405, Owner at Americas Best Value Lamplighter Inn of Santa Fe, responded to this review

We want our customers to be happy and comfortable. Like all hotels and motels, there are some minor problems that need fixing. We hope that our guests report all issues to us so that we can fix them for a comfortable stay. Our office is open till 10pm, but we leave up a sign that reads "please ring bell for... More 

Hereford, Texas
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21 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Okay when we pulled in my husband was like ?????? but when we got to the room it was clean, spacious, microwave, fridge, high ceilings etc. The pool and hot tub were very clean and not crowded. Of course there were some shady characters about - but this is Santa Fe and you have to realize they are everywhere and... More 

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Lamplighter2405, Owner at Americas Best Value Lamplighter Inn of Santa Fe, responded to this review

I'm happy that you found value in our motel, and also that you found it clean and spacious, and quiet. I'm glad that you enjoyed our room amenities, and found our pool and hot tub clean. We look forward to your next visit! More 

London, England
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397 reviews
118 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 260 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the best equipped ABVI that I have stayed in, having an indoor pool and hot tub, games room / mini gym, business centre, well stocked breakfast room and plenty of outside seating with lawned areas ans gardens - Great. My Room (211) overlooked the pool and lawn and was very quiet, very clean and extremely comfortable. This is... More 

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Lamplighter2405, Owner at Americas Best Value Lamplighter Inn of Santa Fe, responded to this review

I'm glad that you enjoyed our breakfast, courtyard lawn area, business area, pool and hot tub, and found our place clean and extremely comfortable! Thanks for spreading the word, and we look forward to your next stay! Have a nice day. More 

Prescott, Arizona
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28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I made reservations on-line after signing up for the Value membership card. Where can you stay in Santa Fe during the busiest time of year, for 55 bucks? This is it. Yeah, the outside gave me a little pause to reconsider, but inside, the rooms are super clean. I stayed here at the beginning, and again at the end of... More 

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Lamplighter2405, Owner at Americas Best Value Lamplighter Inn of Santa Fe, responded to this review

I'm glad that you found our motel clean, and came back for another stay on your way back home. I'm happy that you feel that you got your money wort and then some, and also that you found our front desk people very friendly. Thank you for staying and also for reviewing our property! More 

Lakeland
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is not a spa. This is not a high-end hotel. It is an affordable stay in an expensive area that offers safety, clean rooms (seriously, the bathrooms all over the hotel and in the rooms were exceptionally clean), abundant free breakfast and even a pool and hot tub. The staff is very friendly, and they do their best to... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Lamplighter2405, Owner at Americas Best Value Lamplighter Inn of Santa Fe, responded to this review

I'm happy that you found our motel safe and clean. I'm glad that our staff could be helpful. Thank you for your review, and we hope to see you again! More 

Chicago, Illinois
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is a fine tourist value and especially for the area. The room we stayed in was nicely appointed (albeit dated, but that is part of the charm) and completely functional. The Lamplighter is a bit down the road from the rest of the tourist hotels, but if you are driving this should not be a problem. The standard... More 

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Lamplighter2405, Owner at Americas Best Value Lamplighter Inn of Santa Fe, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm glad that you were pleased with our value, and found our place charming! More 

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