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Don Gaspar Inn
3.5 of 5 Inn   |   623 Don Gaspar, Santa Fe, NM 87505   |  
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Ranked #10 of 43 Santa Fe B&B and Inns
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“Quiet and accommodating!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We had a wonderful and relaxing time at the Don Gaspar. The staff is very nice, food was outstanding, courtyard was beautiful, and the Casita we stayed in was very nice! We will be back for our next visit!

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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SantaFeInn, Inn Keeper at Don Gaspar Inn, responded to this review, June 7, 2014
The Courtyard Casita is a favorite of visitors, we were glad to have you stay there and enjoy the special private courtyard. Thank you for taking the time to write your review for us. We were happy to have you and do hope you will be able to return soon. Happy travels!
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Sherman Oaks
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This is a beautiful bed and breakfast with gorgeous gardens, amazing staff and in a great location. We stayed in the Fountain Casita and it was perfect. We were traveling with our toddler so it was a bonus to have the space for her to play in and the full kitchen was helpful when trying to get her to eat. The casita was nicely furnished and very comfortable and we enjoyed a glass of wine on the front terrace in the afternoon. The breakfasts were delicious and thoughtfully prepared. Patrick and Anna were wonderful hosts and we enjoyed talking with both of them. We highly recommend staying here and we will be back as soon as we can.

Room Tip: The Fountain Casita has a good amount of room and a full kitchen which we loved.
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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SantaFeInn, Inn Keeper at Don Gaspar Inn, responded to this review, June 7, 2014
Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the Don Gaspar Inn in the Fountain Casita. We also think of the inn as an oasis or 'secret' garden in Santa Fe. We are so happy to have families with children to liven up the place. We hope you will return soon. Again thank you.
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Belton, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We chose Don Gaspar because of the great times we have had at the Blue Lake in Durango and the Casa Blanca in Farmington. This was certainly up to par with both of them. The beautiful gardens, the friendly staff and the great breakfasts. Our room was very tastefully furnished and the freshly ground coffee was a treat.
The B&B is located just about 5 minutes from the Plaza but situated in a neighborhood so it is very peaceful.
Great Job.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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SantaFeInn, Inn Keeper at Don Gaspar Inn, responded to this review, June 2, 2014
Thank you so much for your review. Three out of three is good. The owners of the three inns have put their best gardening, decorating and service blueprint into each inn, Blue Lake Ranch near Durango and Casa Blanca in Farmington. We hope you will come to stay with all of us again.
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The Don Gaspar Inn is in a most excellent location, only about four blocks from the Plaza, so walking was easy and yet we were far enough away that it was very very quiet at night.

Our room, the Kachina Room, was large and comfortable. Because of colder than expected May weather, we used the fireplace which warmed it considerably. The whirlpool tub is advertised to be large enough for two, but really, it's a one person experience.

Breakfasts were varied and very good, with good fresh fruit every morning in a very nice sunroom. Hosts were congenial and helpful.

I have only two very minor quibbles. The king bed in our room was very soft and actually sagged a bit to the middle, obviously having seen better days. Upgrading the mattress would be a great boon to the inn. And, because it's an older building, the number of electric outlets was too few for us. But again, minor quibbles.

I don't think you could go wrong staying here. We certainly plan to do so again.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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SantaFeInn, Inn Keeper at Don Gaspar Inn, responded to this review, June 2, 2014
Thank you for your comments. We enjoy hearing the good and the not so good so we can investigate and improve. The electrical outlet concern is a good one to know about, we'll remedy that. The mattress has a 3 inch temperpedic type pad on it, some people love the beds, some don't! We'll look into that too but we are very glad you came to visit and we look forward to future visits. Thanks again.
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Torrance
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

We stayed in the Fountain Casita during our vacation in Santa Fe. It was tastefully furnished with Southwest charm evident throughout our accommodations which included a living room, bedroom, full kitchen and bath. There were large closets and many drawers and shelves for temporary storage. Interior lighting was very good, both from natural light through the windows, and from electrical lights indoors. Modern features included complimentary wi-fi and big screen TV.

The Casita afforded us quiet, private quarters. The king bed was very comfortable. A gas fireplace in the living room, wall heater in the bedroom, and heat lamps in the bathroom kept us warm even though outdoor temperatures dropped to the low 30s at night. The patio in front of our living room looked out on many colorful flowers in the garden.

Breakfast was served in an attractive dining area that also had an adjacent patio. The buffet included many quality selections to satisfy a wide variety of tastes. Complimentary snacks, fruit and bottled water were available during the day.

Our hostess was born and raised in Santa Fe. She was very knowledgeable about the city and surrounding areas. She had many good suggestions to make during our stay.

The inn is located on a one-way street. Its entrance and office are at the rear of the main building. It has an excellent location, well within walking distance of historic downtown Santa Fe and its many tourist attractions.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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SantaFeInn, Inn Keeper at Don Gaspar Inn, responded to this review, June 2, 2014
Wow! You've said it all. Thank you so much for taking the time to give us such a detailed review. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us. We hope you can make it back to Santa Fe some time to see the rest of the sights around the area. The Fountain is now bubbling away in front of the Fountain Room and the roses have bloomed. Again, Thank you.
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Newton, Massachusetts, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We spent a week in New Mexico and three nights in this terrific B&B in the Olive Tree Suite which is a bit away from the courtyard. The room is so tastefully decorated and very comfortable. We really enjoyed our stay. The room is equipped with coffee pot, microwave and mini fridge, real glassware and silverware to enjoy your pre-dinner wine and cheese.

We really loved the morning breakfasts which were delicious each day - our favorite dish coming on the last day which I will call Santa Fe Hash - a yummy potato and cheese casserole with green chilies and carnitas that really captured the flavors of the southwest for us. And the staff is so, so helpful. We got great tips each day about how to organize our time and what to do first - advice that allowed us to experience Santa Fe off the beaten track. Strongly recommend this terrific place!

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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SantaFeInn, Inn Keeper at Don Gaspar Inn, responded to this review, May 2, 2014
Thank you for taking the time to review the Don Gaspar Inn. And we are so glad you liked the 'Santa Fe Hash'. It's a dish we created and it's become very popular. Good luck on your travels, it seems you love to get around. I know you mean that the Olive Tree room is not right on the Inn's Garden Courtyard, and we will look at ways to make the small courtyard by the Olive Tree Room more colorful and inviting this summer. We hope you can visit again sometime.
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York, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We stayed here very recently as part of our grand road trip around the South Western USA. We would recommend this place without reservation. From the minute you entered until the moment you left the staff went out of their way to ensure your stay was as pleasant as it could be. We stayed in the Aspen Suite for three nights. This is a charming little cottage with every convenience and a great deal of character. We would strongly recommend this place to the discerning traveller looking for somewhere with individuality and a personal touch.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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SantaFeInn, Inn Keeper at Don Gaspar Inn, responded to this review, April 26, 2014
We so love having visitors from other countries. It was great fun comparing history and information about York and Santa Fe. We were glad to have you visit and hope you might have occasion to come back and stay longer some time. There is still lots to see in Santa Fe. Thank you for your kind words and Happy Travels.
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Address: 623 Don Gaspar, Santa Fe, NM 87505
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Location: United States > New Mexico > Santa Fe
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 43 B&Bs / Inns in Santa Fe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Don Gaspar Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the heart of Santa Fe, The Don Gaspar Inn offers guests an intimate selection of 10 historic and unique Suites and Rooms. Often referred to as "the best kept secret in Santa Fe", the offerings here are unsurpassed in Santa Fe on a small property of this caliber. The trademark Gardens and meandering Courtyards that surround the three individual former homes which comprise the Inn, enhance the ambiance of the wonderful oasis.The Inn offers a tranquil escape within a short walking distance of The Plaza, Galleries, Spas, Unique Shops, and wonderful award winning restaurants.Begin your Santa Fe Adventure by enjoying our daily breakfast consisting of New Mexican favorites and traditional entrees in our courtyard, dining room, or the privacy of your Suite or Room.We look forward to welcoming you as our Guest! ... more   less 
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