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“A Magical Desert Luminary” 5 of 5 stars
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El Farolito B&B Inn
514 Galisteo, Santa Fe, NM 87501 (Downtown)   |  
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Ranked #5 of 43 Santa Fe B&B and Inns
Indianapolis
1 review
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“A Magical Desert Luminary”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2011

Wonderful experience! Great service, clean room with all the amenities, good breakfast, very knowledgeable innkeeper/owner, Wayne, as far as knowing art, restaurants, things to do and see in the area. It is within walking distance to the plaza, most restaurants,and canyon road,. we didn't move our car for four days! We are looking forward to our next visit. Thanks to Wayne and his wonderful staff! Donna from Indianapolis

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled on business
    • 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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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2011

A nicely updated B&B very clean rooms albeit a little on the small side. Attention to detail in room decor even includes an air ionizer to handle any fireplace smoke. Gourmet breakfasts and willing to special cook a hot entry if you have issues with the daily choice. Secure parking area and no early morning trash trucks. Inn keepers are very good and know the area well although one didn't know Canyon Road stores& galleries are all pretty much locked up by 5:00. Good beds and air controls. Adjoining walls can be little sound transmittive but the calibre of guests pretty well ensures you won't have any late night party problems. EZ walks to where you want to go. Stay here and do a day trip to surrounding areas.

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Bowie, Maryland
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4 hotel reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2011

Loved our cottage (the Garcia).The room had the 'Santa Fe' style we were looking for & loved the kiva. The innkeepers were friendly & informative. The breakfast enabled us to skip lunch. Would love to come back.

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  • Stayed November 2011, 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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San Antonio, Texas
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2011

El Farolito B&B is truly a "gem" in the High Desert of New Mexico. The extraordinary adobe style accommodations, fantastic breakfasts each morning and a caring staff that truly was service oriented made our stay a memorable one. Right off the Paseo and a short walk to everything! We will be back to see you in the future!

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
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Newburyport
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2011

My sister and I have stayed in many Select Registry inns and we both agreed this was the very best...impeccable accomendations, a delightful, warm and very helpful innkeeper, Wayne, and all the very best in terms of just feeling welcomed and special.....Thank you all and we will be back soon!. Diane Clark from Newburyport, Ma.

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled with family
    • 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
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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2011

My twin sister and I just returned from a long weekend in Santa Fe, NM. We had found this B&B through the Select Registry and decided it truly is the "best of the best". We were delighted with the beautiful furnishings, incredibly comfortable beds, fanstastic breakfasts and the warm hospitality of Wayne. One night, when we got a bit turned around walking downtown in the dark and found ourselves in a rolicking bar I just called Wayne and asked where we were - he got us back "home" with an extra recommendation for a dinner spot on the way. Thank you Wayne for making our birthday weekend the best ever! Kit & Diane (Nevada & MA)

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  • Stayed November 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 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
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Plano, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2011

Wonderful property, great food, personal attention. The knowledge of the innkeeper / owner add so much to our trip. Wayne was great - with a wide range of knowledge on local attractions and current events. My sister and I could walk to most of the things we wanted to see. Would go back in a heartbeat.

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Additional Information about El Farolito B&B Inn

Address: 514 Galisteo, Santa Fe, NM 87501
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Location: United States > New Mexico > Santa Fe > Downtown
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 43 B&Bs / Inns in Santa Fe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Surround yourself in the art, history and culture of Santa Fe in this quintessential adobe compound located in the downtown historic district. The romantic rooms feature original art, handcrafted furniture and fine linens. Numerous restaurants, shops, galleries, museums and historical sites are a short walk away. All rooms have private entrances, AC, refrigerators, TVs and fireplaces. The inclusive room pricing covers parking, wifi, light afternoon refreshments and a full hot breakfast. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
El Farolito Hotel Santa Fe
El Farolito Bed And Breakfast Inn

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