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“Excellent, except for WiFi” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Santa Fe Skies RV Park

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Santa Fe Skies RV Park
14 County Road 48C, Santa Fe, NM 87508   |  
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Excellent, except for WiFi”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

My husband and I would have given this park a 5 rating if the WiFi had worked, as their advertisements claim. We both have technical backgrounds so we know it was not a user issue. Many other reviews include complaints about the WiFi, and we suspect that a fair number of RV'ers don't stay there because of this problem. More and more people rely on the Internet now, not only for email and surfing the net, but some for work purposes, and also for news and entertainment, including movies and tv shows. We do, however, agree with all the good statements in the reviews about cleanliness, staff friendliness, location, and views. We were also highly impressed with the solar farm, the gray water system, and the catch water system. Obviously there has been a huge interest and investments in renewable and green energy. That is very commendable. I also enjoyed the wonderful collection of antique machines, equipment, and the cool International Harvester truck. I loved the trail around the perimeter of the park that provided 3/4 of a mile for walking and riding mountain bikes.

Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Natural Bridge, Virginia
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98 reviews 98 reviews
14 hotel reviews
Reviews in 39 cities Reviews in 39 cities
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Unique sculpture in park and iron works. Family owned and run..close to all things Santa fe...downtown and museums along with shopping and all necessities. Great info and local info at front desk! Beautiful sunrise/ sunsets.

Stayed April 2014, traveled solo
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Nebraska
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94 reviews 94 reviews
31 hotel reviews
Reviews in 49 cities Reviews in 49 cities
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We just spent 2 nights at this RV park in our 5th wheel. Unlike past review experience, the internet speed was very good -- possibly due to the low occupancy this time of year. This park is outside of town but close enough to easily see all the sites. I did not use the showers, but I did check out them out. The women's showers & restrooms were very clean & attractive. I particularly liked the detail of the hand painted flower border above the tile on the walls. The park itself looked well-cared for with landscaping and many sites with small patios for the picnic tables. I would definitely stay here again.

Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
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Grapevine, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We spent three months at this park during the winter. Of course it was pretty empty, but they still took care of us. The sites are spacious enough for the biggest of rigs and the views of the mountains behind and around SF are great from the park, especially in certain sites.

This is the only RV park in the area we will now stay at.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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St. George, Utah
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61 reviews 61 reviews
14 hotel reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

We went to Santa Fe NM for a week and stayed at Santa Fe Skies RV Park. It's a nice park with clean bathrooms and laundry facilities. Staff was friendly and helpful. Has a nice walking path around the park. Can view pretty sunsets. Park is close to a lot of sight-seeing areas/places in Santa Fe. Only bad thing is their wi-fi. Could barely get a connection, even if you went into their clubhouse. If ever in the area, we would stay at Santa Fe Skies again.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Orlando, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 hotel reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

We stayed here in a motorhome. We called on our way to Santa Fe (my first time in New Mexico) to check on availability and were able to reserve a spot. The park is situated in a nice area. We felt very safe there. Check-in was a breeze; the woman on duty was very nice and helpful with information on things to do. Love the m&m's on the desk.

This is a nice, clean no frills park, within 10 miles of pretty much everything we wanted to do. Gorgeous views of the surrounding mountains. (Ladies) restrooms and showers were VERY CLEAN! Laundry room was nice and clean. Lots of machines. We had some concern about the dryers taking two cycles to dry. Nice dog park. The wood chips are a nice change from the gravel all around. If you have a dog, recommend dog boots for your furry friend's comfort. And watch out for the prickly grass. Oh, and please be considerate and clean up after your dog. I was concerned about the coyote warnings, but we didn't have any trouble on our night walks. I'm the nervous type, so I didn't stray far from our site. Speaking of night, except for the rope on the flag pole clanking every few minutes, it was very quiet.

Our site was very spacious with a nice patio. Plenty of room for slide-outs. Easy in and out. We didn't care that there was no cable connection. Our satellite worked great and we were able to get good local channels. The Internet was a different story. We had no problems connecting, BUT...the connection was slowwwww. We were lucky to have a site next to the main office, so we had full bars, but the connection speed was still a problem.

The price was reasonable for what we got. Didn't need a pool or social events, just a nice, clean and quiet place to stay while we explored Santa Fe. We would definitely stay here again and highly recommend it. I guess we'll be giving them their first 5 rating here.

Room Tip: If WiFi is important, try to stay close to the main office. Site W3 is a good one.
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Nederland, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

RV spots were spacious. Mostly elderly crowded the area with their super-sized rigs. Facilities are modern. Facilities were spectacular, but the residents did not chi-chat. Residents were long-term, and the owners did not out of their way to get people together.

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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 14 County Road 48C, Santa Fe, NM 87508
Location: United States > New Mexico > Santa Fe
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Ranked #12 of 21 Specialty lodging in Santa Fe

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