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La Fonda on the Plaza

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   100 E San Francisco St., Santa Fe, NM 87501
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Ranked #7 of 60 hotels in Santa Fe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The terrace level rooms are private and secure. A welcome bottle of wine, with cheese and fruit were on the coffee table. The hot tub and gym are a nice treat! There is a small refrigerator, good soaps, and the towels are plentiful and of good quality. The hotel was recently renovated, so, the furniture is fresh and clean. Room... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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69 reviews 69 reviews
13 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is an old historic hotel on the plaza in Santa Fe. A little pricey but you get what you pay for. Great food, great service, nice rooms. You must have a margarita on the hotel rooftop bar at sunset. It is amazing. Lots of shopping in the hotel and close by on the plaza.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great newly renovated room! The location is perfect for walking around downtown and Canyon Road is nearby. The Bell Tower is wonderful for afternoon and evening drinks and lite food. There is a parking garage. The restaurant is very good, but mostly, the location is fabulous!!

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Tucson, Arizona
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101 reviews 101 reviews
38 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We once lived in Santa Fe and now like to return in the summertime to enjoy the wonderful town. The center of Santa Fe is the La Fonda Hotel. The history of Santa Fe is on the walls of this ancient hotel and in the old floors and in the very woodwork. We love the atmosphere and can easily imagine... More

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Hilo, Hawaii, USA
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Was there for business conference with my family. They were coming in from different originating cities. Flights got totally messed up with everyone arriving at least a day late. My son (minor) was the first to arrive and Hotel staff took care of all different arrivals with no fuss and let him check in and had him fed (most important... More

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Prairie Grove, Arkansas
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we checked into the La Fonda, we found that our room was right next to the elevator. Concerned about the noise, we asked if we could be moved to another room. Not only did Patrick move us to a much quieter location...he also gave us vouchers for breakfast for two days!! We were very pleased with the location, the... More

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Worland, Wyoming, United States
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed 3 nights at the la Fonda and it was a nice experience! The rooms have original art and it is really an experience to stay here. Loved it and would stay there again. They have great breakfast and everyone was so accommodating. Very one w

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Tucson, Arizona
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159 reviews 159 reviews
61 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was July. It was hot and crowded outside during the Folk Festival Weekend. I decided to shop inside in the La Fonda Lobby. Where would I buy that painting I'd been waiting for? I had to look no farther than the gift shop where I selected from a group of Mary Beth paintings. I bought a landscape and a... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As all the reviews note, La Fonda has a great location in the heart of Santa Fe. It is a lively, bustling hotel, nicely decorated. However, should you have any reason to deal with a front desk clerk named Jeremy, run the other way. High points - larger than expected rooms. We booked a one bedroom suite. We expected it... More

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LaFondaManager, General Manager at La Fonda on the Plaza, responded to this review

Dear TravellerPGH Thank you for your comments regarding your stay at La Fonda. We deeply apologize for the misdirection you received upon your arrival to the hotel. It absolutely should have been explained in more detail to you that the garage entrance is where the valet service is located. More importantly, your reception at the front desk is absolutely inexcusable... More

Mobile, Alabama
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to upgrade and stay in the terrace rooms at La Fonda and we are very glad we did. The hotel is quite big and busy. People everywhere but the terrace section is a quiet retreat from the hustle and bustle. Each room has a terrace and a hot tasty generous portion breakfast in the room or on your... More

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Address: 100 E San Francisco St., Santa Fe, NM 87501
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Location: United States > New Mexico > Santa Fe
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Hotel Class:4 star — La Fonda on the Plaza 4*
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Historic La Fonda on the Plaza has been described as "the essence of the city's exuberant soul." Each guest room and suite is unique, with hand-carved and hand-painted furnishings, fitted with luxurious pillow-top Sealy Posturepedic Comfort System Dynasty beds and Anichini linens. Amenities include Wi-Fi, fitness center, outdoor pool and hot tub, spa services. La Terraza concierge level offers 14 luxury accommodations. La Plazuela restaurant is famous for it's award-winning cuisine and 400 hand-painted windows. ... more   less 
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