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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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Tucson, Arizona
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154 reviews 154 reviews
61 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Beaumont, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

200 years ago the historic Santa Fe Trail ended at this hotel location on the Santa Fe plaza/square, with the current facility in its various iterations existing since the early 1900s. The redone adobe exterior and trees in the soaring sunlit atrium dining area add to the authentic feel, with a first class staff and service. The additions of wings,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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31 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful authentic hotel in central location in Santa Fe. The safe parking next to the hotel a bonus. We were met with very friendly staff during our stay and the little extras are all here. The old world charm and art in the hotel is just amazing. Loved the shops integrated in hotel and central to take walks around... More

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Fresno, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The La Fonda on the Plaza has a fabulous location, beautiful unique rooms with hand crafted furniture from local artists, extremely friendly staff, accommodating concierge , delicious food and centrally located. It is near a cathedral that has lovely chimes that go off from 7a.m. to 7p.m. Very soothing. We return to Santa Fe every year and have stayed here... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The renovated La Fonda is lovely and the location on the plaza can't be beat. However, our room , with a lovely balcony, was right on the busy street and was very noisy. The bell tower is a great location for lunch, drinks but the main restaurant was below par. Don't think we will be staying there again on our... More

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

Dear Martinibass, Thank you for sharing your experience of your recent stay with us. We sincerely appreciate your feedback. I am very pleased to know that you enjoyed our renovated balcony rooms and the convenient proximity to the Plaza. My apologies that the street noise was disturbing to you. We always want our guests to feel comfortable and sleep well... More

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have traveled to Santa Fe several times in the past couple of years for medical conferences and vacations, but stayed at other hotels. First time to stay at the La Fonda. Exceeded even our rather strict expectations for a hotel of this class. We will always stay here on future trips. Great location,staff, old world charm and an excellent... More

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laCrosse,WI
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11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from a five day stay at LaFonda. We have nothing but excellent comments about our stay. From the parking attendants, reception staff, to the housekeepers we were treated so kindly!! The rooms have been redecorated and are beyond comfortable. No complaints about our room at all. This hotel is conveniently located with great shopping and restaurants close by.... More

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Weston, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our room was huge and had balcony overlooking downtown and the Spanish Market going on that weekend. Nice SW feel to it all. Great location in walking distance to all downtown attractions. Nice choice of restaurants including a French Bakery downstairs. I had a business conference there and the conference facilities were real nice also.

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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*
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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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