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La Fonda on the Plaza

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100 E San Francisco St., Santa Fe, NM 87501
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Tucson AZ
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very luckily we were upgraded to a suite - a very nice, good-sized room. Most rooms of La Fonda will not see the Plaza. That can be a good thing as events on the Plaza can be quite loud (although they all seem to quit at 9:00 PM) The main dining room - La Plazuela Restaurant- is historic and beautiful.... More 

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Las Cruces, New Mexico USA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is our second visit to La Fonda, and we were as pleased this time as the last. They are very consistent in their service. The property is beautiful and well-maintained. We stayed on the 5th floor, and our room had a lovely balcony overlooking the pool. Ours was a 1 bedroom-suite -- with a separate living area and fireplace.... More 

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Absolutely love our deluxe king room- it had an alcove with a large window that had a sleeper sofa for our daughter. Authentic Santa Fe style and wonderful, comfortable bed with top of the line sheets and pillows! Tile floors, beautiful furnishings,mini fridge, coffee maker, light and bright! Great bathroom, too! Loved being right on the plaza!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed here during our 25th wedding anniversary trip to Santa Fe in late July 2015. The room was clean, updated, and fairly luxurious. The Bell Tower bar, dinner restaurant, pool, and various stores located within the lobby further added to the experience. Lastly, the location adjacent to the Plaza cannot be beaten compared with hotels of... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you are looking for a full service hotel but are okay with smaller rooms but excellent location this is a great bet. Comfortable beds, nice linens, good keurig coffeemaker and plenty of bottled water. There's also a central staircase so you can quickly hop down to the lobby without the tedious wait for the elevator. Would definitely return.

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Amarillo, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel was full on our last visit but as always it was our first choice for breakfast. Great atmosphere and the best huevoes rancheros I have ever eaten and the pasole is a must. Have to wait to be seated because there are few places better to people watch than the lobby of the La Fonda

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Corpus Christi
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our stay at La Fonda was just a brief one night stay. We spent 2 days in Santa Fe the first night in La Fonda. The 2nd night we thought we'd try a Casino resort. Although, I enjoyed both stays, I could've spent both nights at La Fonda & been very happy. We pulled into the parking garage in the... More 

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Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Fantastic location on the Plaza means that most Santa Fe attractions are in reasonable walking distance- not sure that could be bettered. However, a number of issues means that this hotel doesn't really rate a five star review. The food is very average and the same in every one of the hotels restaurants/ room service - very little choice considering... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a lovely lunch at the Bell Tower Restaurant at the top of the La Fonda on the Plaza. The restaurant had a limited lunch menu but unlimited views overlooking Santa Fe! What a treat it was! It opens at noon so for a choice of seats, get there early.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a truly lovely historic hotel! The room was so quaint and lovely...fireplace and balcony.....perfect bed...coffee maker and bar were so nice. We were on the top floor and everything was quiet and we could easily see the sunset from the roof top bar! This hotel is right on the plaza and close to everything down town. We had... More 

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