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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Jenison, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very nice historical hotel, close to all interesting historical sites in Santa Fe, beautifully decorated, and has its own very distinctive character. It is also just a few steps away from St. Francis Cathedral, Loretto chapel, several museums, many nice restaurants, art galleries and shops.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our 5-night stay at La Fonda. From the beginning, we were made to feel welcome. Our bellman Nate was great...thoroughly reviewed room details and explained hotel layout. We reserved suite on the Terrace level, so can't comment on other room types. Greta service, very good and beautiful La Plazuela for breakfast. Nice service throughout hotel. Patrica and... More 

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Southlake, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wow, what a gem. Even if you aren't staying there, go into the hotel and look around. The restaurants is excellent for breakfast. The old section rooms are individually decorated, but the new section rooms are more standardized as you might expect from a very luxury hotel.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There are sooooo many great restaurants in Santa Fe that I reserves my 5 ratings for those that really stand apart from the rest. If you want truly scrumptious NM food go to La Fonda. Last visit my wife and I both had the stuffed soppapilla. I can't tell you what made it SOOO good, in a city of great... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

...is all very well when authentic, or at least old or even tasteful, but you get an endless eye-full of tat at La Fonda, even in the elevators, which when working look like the interior of a Mexican tart's boudoir....not very classy and all rather grubby and down-at-heel. This is not helped by the feeling that you are in a... More 

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

Dear NEWMike Thank you for taking the time to post your review of our historic hotel. La Fonda on the Plaza is a hotel that originally defined the Santa Fe style, in terms of both its Spanish Pueblo revival architectural design and its 90+ year old history. Guests that truly enjoy La Fonda are seeking a hotel that that enables... More 

Corrales, New Mexico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel is terrific, spa is not! I am comparing La Fonda spa to many other spas I have experienced and this one is lacking. I joined my husband on a business trip and decided I would relax and enjoy the spa (my bday) while he was meeting his obligations. I walked in the spa and it was under construction, no... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is well situated in the absolute heart of Santa Fe. It has a lot to offer. The main restaurant is very good and Rebecca, the concierge, is absolutely top notch. My wife and I were in Santa Fe for the opera which did not disappoint, but if you are looking for a quiet and relaxing hotel, La Fonda... More 

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honolulu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had a wonderful stay at La Fonda. Our spacious and comfortable room was tastefully decorated in a traditional New Mexico style and had a balcony, where we could relax in the evening and enjoy the night sky. The staff were uniformly helpful and cheerful. The lobby was a hub of activity, with a fun and lively... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to go to La Fonda on the spur of the moment for our 43rd wedding anniversary. It turned out that one of our favorite country/western swing groups was playing at the Santa Fe Bandstand on the Santa Plaza that night. When we checked in, we asked if there were any rooms available on the side toward the Plaza,... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Some people believe the hotel you stay in does not really matter but in our recent trip to Santa Fe.....it is was made our trip great. La Fonda is the best location in Sante Fe for whatever you want to do, but especially on the plaza. It was hot and we did all the sights and galleries, but by late... More 

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