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La Fonda on the Plaza

4.0 of 5 100 E San Francisco St., Santa Fe, NM 87501
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brooklyn, New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel has such fantastic reviews, but I was very disappointed with it. The bed was comfortable, which is nice, and everything was very clean, which is also important, but the room was incredibly small, the fridge whistled all night (had to unplug it). The part that was most frustrating, though, was everything outside the room. The hotel itself is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This year for Christmas my family decided to do something different and take a trip together. We chose the La Fonda on the Plaza specifically because of it's excellent location on the Plaza, its beautiful decor, the friendly staff and reasonable prices. The La Fonda provided all of the above and so much more. Here is a list of my... More 

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Geraldton, Australia
18 reviews 18 reviews
16 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Two nights here on our epic Route 66 tour. I fell in love with Santa Fe and to stay at this hotel just capped it off. Beautiful is an understatement. Very large but very friendly. Most modern with a lot of old world charm. Could write about this all night but just go and stay there, You will get it.

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Rye, New York
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58 reviews 58 reviews
9 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

In celebration of my 70 birthday I chose this hotel because of its location. The staff at the front desk were exceptional and our room on the first floor was spacious and charming. The hotel has a beautiful dinning room, La Plazuela and a bar eatery, and a charming French pastry shop. There is a spa and swimming pool. Many... More 

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Columbus, Georgia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife, myself and best friends spent 6 nights at La Fonda in 2-2 room suites on the bed and breakfast plan. Starting with adjacent covered parking, a short walk to swift, friendly check in and speedy delivery of bags to rooms made this process a breeze. The hotel has been retro refurbished to the original 1920's look while upgrading... More 

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Davis, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I just spent four nights at the La Fonda. The hotel dates back to the 1920's and exudes history and Santa Fe ambience. It has a prime location across from the plaza. Our room and the hotel's public areas as a whole are beautifully decorated and furnished. We had and recommend a deluxe one-bedroom king which interior... More 

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My good friend and I went to La Fonda for a girls weekend and had the most amazing time. The concierge, Rebecca, was the greatest help and incredibly knowledgable about the area. Every time we returned to the hotel she asked us how everything was and made the next recommendations based on what we enjoyed. The entire staff were polite... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time at La Fonda for 7 nights with about 10 family members. Room was amazing, with a fireplace and wood to burn each evening. The fire starters made for a very easy lighting. Loved the people watching from the restaurant, and the busy streets full of holiday visitors. We are coming back for 2015-16. We made reservations... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at many hotels in Santa Fe and this was the best so far for our family. Centrally located in Santa Fe proper, we were close to everything we wanted to see near the Plaza. They accepted our pugs with us and we got a terrific room with two full beds for our family of four. Lots of... More 

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Frisco, Texas
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114 reviews 114 reviews
21 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Mary Colter was hired to design and build hotels for the railroad. She was the first female architect to include desert southwest architecture. La Fonda is one of my favorite examples of her work. If you like this hotel you should also visit El Tovar, her hotel on the south rim of the grand canyon.

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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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — La Fonda on the Plaza 4*
Number of rooms: 174
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La Fonda Hotel Santa Fe
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