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Garrett's Desert Inn

311 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87501
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The rooms are spacious and well appointed. There is ample parking . The Inn is located in the old part of Santa Fe. Many many attractions are within easy walking distance. The local restaurant has terrific food. The highlight for us was the friendly and very helpful staff. HIghly recommended and a great value.

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New Braunfels, Texas
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23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed on a Tues night. It was cheaper to reserve in person that day than the reservations we made 2 weeks earlier. It's old and the furniture is outdated. There's nothing fancy about it but it's all location. We only slept there and spent our time in the plaza. We loved being able to walk to shop and eat.... More 

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Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Upon arriving in the Santa Fe plaza area, we decided we wanted to stay in the plaza area so we could walk to the shops, restaurants, etc. This was the only place in the area that we could find that had a vacancy for the night, so we took it. It was okay, but at $168 (NOT including taxes, etc),... More 

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Stourbridge, West Midlands
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36 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel has a really good location, right in the centre of the old town, just a few minutes walk from the square. The staff were welcoming and pleasant, and although our room was clean (we had a mini-suite) it was a bit dated, and could have been so much more. But we found Santa Fe was an expensive area,... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You would be hard pressed to find a better combination of location and price than this property provides. Located just two blocks from the main square, the Plaza, it must be the most cost effective option in this area. At the same time, don't expect anything luxurious. Although very clean, spacious and adequate, rooms are basic and dated. In my... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I remembered this hotel from a visit back several years. So I booked without thinking otherwise. Our first NS room smelled musty and smoked-in. The front desk quickly gave a different room. Our second room was better and didn't smell of smoke residue. However, the carpet had a big stain, the furniture was worn and dated as was the bedding.... More 

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TX
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here again because the location is great and the price even better. The rooms are big. They are not fancy. In our particular room the bathroom sink leaked from the plumbing drain and the shower had a constant drip. Also the TV didn't have a clear picture. I'm not asking for fancy especially for this price, but take... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You cannot find a better value so close to the plaza and the tolling of the bells from the Loretto Chapel simply added to the location's charm. The exterior & decor may be a bit dated, but are you here because you're planning to spend most of your time in your room?! I sure hope not. Free WiFi (a must... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed here twice now. It is an older Motel that is very close to downtown. On this stay, the room's air conditioner was broken. The front desk clerk quickly moved us to another room with a new air conditioner. (It seems they are in the process of replacing them). It doesn't offer the luxury of other Santa Fe... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Stayed here recently and although the hotel is slighted dated the location and price made up for this. Room size was very good and the bed was comfortable. Walking distance to the attractions, bars and restaurants of the old town so very good value.

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