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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Greenfield, Indiana
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60 reviews 60 reviews
21 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had never stayed at La Fonda, even though I grew up in NM, and we visit often. The recent renovations are beautiful. The guest room we had was complete with all modern amenities, a very comfortable bed, lots of electrical outlets, and a beautiful bathroom. The furnishings and decor are lovely traditional NM pieces and local artwork. Dinner at... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel has a great location right on the main plaza, the perfect New Mexican atmosphere (adobe, fireplaces, etc.), and a delightful main restaurant where breakfast is served. The restaurant is a former open-air atrium, now enclosed but with skylights and lots of hand-painted windows. The real pleasure here was the service in the restaurant. Many hotel restaurants have lackluster... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A colleague and I were here attending a conference....my colleague is a huge Bachelor fan (the tv show). Patrick Tolen, at the front desk, didn't even blink an eye at my colleagues request to reenact a particular segment that was filmed in this hotel. What an amazing person he is- he is truly working to make his hotel guest have... More 

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San Francisco, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 3 nights and really enjoyed out time. The hotel is in a great location. We didn't want to bother renting a car and we were able to walk anywhere we wanted to go. We had breakfast at La Plazauela every morning. Delicious, affordable and quick service. We also enjoyed the evening entertainment- we hadn't been dancing in a... More 

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Denver, Colorado, USA
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132 reviews 132 reviews
11 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

These rooms are so beautiful. We had a deluxe room #502 with a terrace and it had amazing views of the sunsets and mountains to the East. It is extrememly quiet for a big hotel. Very nicely appointed rooms, spotlessly clean, and comfy beds. The concierges are the very best in the business. This hotel aims to please. I recommend... More 

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Houston, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here for two nights during a quick visit to Santa Fe. We did not spend much time in the hotel but ended up with a four star rating due to the prime location and the wonderful accommodations we enjoyed during our brief stay. Room – Our room was likely one of the best rooms in... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were going to eat at the french pastry place but I walked through the lobby of the hotel and found the restaurant was having a Mexican style buffet for lunch. Great value for $14 per. Go here to eat. The staff was very good and made sure we had all we needed. Even to the guacamole that was not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely stay last weekend at LA Fonda!Patrick Tolen at the front desk greeted and treated us with such a wonderful welcome. It is a magical place. Unique and charming rooms and hospitality right in the center of Santa Fe! Its a special treat!

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Albuquerque, NM
20 reviews 20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was in Santa Fe for the 2015 Legislative Conference. Booked a room for one night. The room was absolutely beautiful and comfortable. In addition to my King bed and LCD TV, there was an alcove that had a desk and comfy sofa. The room also had the best shower I've seen in a hotel. In fact, it was so nice,... More 

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Edna, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just back home from a trip to Santa Fe, New Mexico. We stayed 3 days at the La Fonda on the Plaza in Santa Fe. This is the most outstanding hotel in Santa Fe,NM. This hotel is over the top with courteous, helpful,and friendly employes. Every employee you encounter is happy to be working there and they show it through... 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — La Fonda on the Plaza 4*
Number of rooms: 174
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Also Known As:
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La Fonda Hotel Santa Fe
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