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Quebec City, Canada
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hotel choice

Hello everyone,

We plan on spending two days in Santa Fe around the end of May. I don't want to pay more than $100 a night for a motel or a hotel. I was thinking about staying in Comfort Inn or Econolodge as I love Choice hotels and I earn points. But they are both on Cerillos Road. I was happy with that until I read somewhere that Cerillos Road was a terrible place. I was surprised as so many good hotels are on that road. So, please tell me, what is so terrible about Cerillos Road? Of course, I know it would be best and a lot nicer to stay at the Plaza but I think the hotels are well over $100 dollars there.

As Santa Fe is a city to visit by foot, I suppose there are parking lots near downtown to park our car, right?

I would also like to do a guided tour by bus/trolley. Which company would you advise me? Custom tours by Clarice? Loretto line tram tours?

Thank you so much in advance

Santa Fe, New Mexico
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for Santa Fe, Mesa Verde National Park, Boulder, New Mexico
posts: 18,627
reviews: 38
1. Re: hotel choice

Cerrillos Rd is our chain lodging and dining area. Just fine to stay. There are plenty of parking lots near the Plaza downtown.

Aubrey, Texas
posts: 10,299
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Agree with CasaAzul. No problem with Cerillos Rd.

Quebec City, Canada
posts: 428
reviews: 207
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Thank you so much for the answers!

Amarillo, Texas
posts: 153
reviews: 16
4. Re: hotel choice

Cerrillos Rd. is like a main road and very long. We have been visiting Santa Fe for 20 plus years and always have stayed at the Comfort Inn not the Comfort Suites. Comfort Inn is at the very end of Santa Fe on Cerrillos, and is close to the outlet mall and the regular mall. It is at the opposite end of Cerrillos, from the Plaza. If you want to be closer to the Plaza in Santa Fe, then choose the Comfort Suites, but if driving is not an issue to you, choose the Comfort Inn. Comfort Suite is closer to the Plaza but not walking distance.

Edited: 4:30 pm, April 27, 2014
Quebec City, Canada
posts: 428
reviews: 207
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Hello tsth,

Thank you for your advice and the information! As we have our own car, we will probably choose Comfort Inn if they still have a room for us.

Santa Fe, New Mexico
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for Santa Fe, Mesa Verde National Park, Boulder, New Mexico
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6. Re: hotel choice

Near the Comfort Inn on south Cerrillos are some fun restaurants. The Ranch House, Horseman's Haven, Blue Corn Cafe, Plaza Cafe Southside.

Quebec City, Canada
posts: 428
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7. Re: hotel choice

Thank you, CasaAzul!

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