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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 #6 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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was concerned about staying at the la Fonda because of all the activity downstairs but our room was very quiet. I asked for our two rooms to be close when i checked in and since they did not have two regular rooms close they upgraded one to a suite for free. The rooms were lovely and spacious and had... More

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New Haven, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Santa Fe La Fonda certainly looked like it had the potential to be a good hotel, however we were there over the Easter weekend 2014, and it was not a good stay. The hotel was without hot water all day on Easter Sunday. We weren't able to clean up for Church or to attend our friend's Easter dinner. In... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We like this place a lot. Over the years, my wife and I have stayed here five or six times. Each time it's fun to soak up the atmosphere of this old place reeking, as it does, of old Santa Fe. OK, it's a bit contrived. But so what? It's still a lot of fun. This time, our very clean... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were lucky enough to be able to stay here having driven though a couple years ago and wishing we'd stayed a night or two in Santa Fe. The front desk, bellmen and everyone else we had contact with were all helpful, polite and professional. We stayed in their Traditional Room which came with a queen bed. If you don't... More

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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful hotel in perfect central location - park your car and forget about it. Walk around Santa Fe and enjoy local cuisine and culture. The room was perfect: extremely clean and comfortable; very good attention to details. Bathroom was gorgeous and shower was very relaxing. WiFi was a bit slow though. The spa was very good too; but the jacuzzi... More

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Richland, Washington
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67 reviews 67 reviews
23 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have been to Santa Fe several times and have stayed here before. Great location. The hotel is very friendly; our room was very comfortable and clean; the bed was wonderful; we had chocolates every night. It is a treat for us to come to Santa Fe.....so much history and culture. We enjoy walking and seeing as much of the... More

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
19 reviews 19 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel room was immaculate. The tv was even framed in a wooden case to blend with the other custom southwest furniture. The staff were very helpful, especially the concierge Rebecca. She made reservations for two of our dinners. Printed the itineraries so I did not confuse our reservations. We ate many meals in the hotel and bought a few... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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60 reviews 60 reviews
17 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The plus is that it probably is the nicest hotel in Santa Fe, but it is really a little above average. I spent 5 days here in June and the food was pretty good, the room was nice, but overall there is not much to do in Santa Fe. I can't really blame the hotel for that, but the place... More

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Buford, GA
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51 reviews 51 reviews
21 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Spent 4 nights here during the July 4th week--a great week to come to Santa Fe, and a perfect hotel. There is not a better located hotel in the center of town--right on the plaza, and steps to so many shops, attractions and the great culture of the city itself. The staff was top notch, from Eric the concierge who... More

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Trabuco Canyon, California
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36 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

You are paying for the historic ambiance in the public spaces and it is terrific. The location is great (after you find it) and paying $15 to park. But the rooms are very disappointing and incredibly small for such prices. I was expecting luxury and it was not to be. Service is spotty and food choices limited to generic fare.... More

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Dear Anonymous855, This response is in reference to your Trip Advisor posting of July 4, 2014. I apologize for the distress you experienced at La Fonda on the Plaza. The amount of time and effort you have taken to share feedback is impressive and I wish to respond to your comments. La Fonda on the Plaza is the only hotel... 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*
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Santa Fe #1 Spa Hotel in Santa Fe #2 Business Hotel in Santa Fe #5 Romantic Hotel in Santa Fe #6 Family Hotel in Santa Fe
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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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