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Garrett's Desert Inn

311 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87501
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Columbus, Ohio
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69 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Stopped for 2 days in Santa Fe for New Years. This is an older property, but seems to be keeping up. We arrived very early in the day and wanted to check in just to have a place to park while we began to explore the old city. They were able to give us a room right away. We checked... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

You are paying for the location definitely not the room. Sheets are thread bare. Mattress cover is old with the elastic to keep it on the mattress too old and stretched out to function and comes off every time you sit on the bed. Very uncomfortable bed. In addition to your room charge there is an $8 daily parking fee.... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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38 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Old motel. Clean but dated. Painfully slow Internet connection. Low price for the neighborhood. The primary problem with old rooms is the aluminum-frame, single-pane windows and dripping faucets - which affect the owner's bottom line but not my satisfaction. The room was adequate, reasonably quiet, and well located. Bathroom tile is not in style, but still clean and well At... More 

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Buena Park, California, Usa
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88 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

this great olld mid century motel in the heart of santa fe has succumbed to greed at last..the old owner is siting on a land gold mine so could care less..when the place falls down which it is well on the way to doing he will care less ..he'll cash it out and be gone..each year this motel has gotten... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

We went to Santa Fe during the thanksgiving weekend and stayed at Garret's. The hotel is great for its proximity to everything in Santa Fe! It's in the heart of everything and we walked everywhere. The hotel itself was not bad at all. It was clean with no complaints.

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Tromso, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

I have stayed in Garrett´s Desert Inn for 4 nights in Sep 2015. I found the staff to be very helpful and hard-working! Just few steps away from the San Francis Cathedral I would recommend this hotel to anyone who wants to have a comfortable stay in Santa Fe :-)

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Perth Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

This hotel is in a great location within easy walking distance of centre of Santa Fe. It's excellent value for money given the prices in Santa Fe. We had a king room - good size, comfortable bed, very clean. An extra plus for this hotel is that it's one of the few I've been in where they give you two... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Excellent location, easy to find, walk everywhere. Front desk gal pleasant & helpful. Older budget hotel with large rooms, good bathroom, nice bed. Everything you need for a pleasant stay just older, except tiny, tiny, tiny TV. # 1 green chili burger place in Santa Fe on premises. Recommend for budget minded, no frills with great location.

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Santa Fe, NM
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Located just off St Francis drive as you come into town, near medical offices, restaurants and Albertsons, this place is clean, good management, polite cleaning crew (pet peeve). No amenities except parking and location which can be critical for Santa Fe. You can walk to Subway, Asian restaurants, Papa Johns and pick up supplies at Albertsons. Decent location safety-wise, be... More 

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Denver, CO
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

Yes, the walls are thin. When checking in I saw a note "103 - Loud TV". Yes, the rooms are small and not updated. Yes, the bathrooms have low shower pressure and even lower shower head height -- ideal for anyone under 5' 4". Yes, the beds are somewhat lumpy. But you get what you pay for: A room for... More 

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