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Villas de Santa Fe
3.0 of 5 Resort   |   400 Griffin Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501   |  
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Ranked #30 of 60 Hotels in Santa Fe
Pueblo, Colorado
Top Contributor
124 reviews 124 reviews
27 hotel reviews
Reviews in 44 cities Reviews in 44 cities
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
“WiFi”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

This supplements my review posted April 8, 2013. We are staying here right now, and WHOOPEE, they've added complimentary wifi in the rooms. Previously, you had to go to the lobby and sometimes have to wait for the two complementary computers.

Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
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diamondresorts, Manager at Villas de Santa Fe, responded to this review, April 10, 2014
Thank you for sharing your feedback with us! We are glad that you are happy with the changes we have implemented in regard to Wi-Fi. Your feedback is greatly appreciated. We hope you have a wonderful time here, and look forward to seeing you again soon!
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Boulder
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Since you are never really sure what you are getting with a groupon, I was delighted to see that we got a fantastic deal. The layout is similar to what you would find at a residence inn. The sleeper sofa is very comfortable, which is not always the case. The one-bedroom suite was perfect for my family of five. Having a kitchenette even saves us money eating out and allows us to eat what we like. The BBQ by the hot tub was very handy. The kids enjoyed the heated pool.
I would definitely consider coming here again!

Stayed April 2014
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Morrison, Colorado
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

This Diamond Resort property appears to be very well-maintained. It was a nice surprise as it was more attractive in person than it was in the advertising info online. We were there in March, so off season and very reasonable. We found it to be easy access from hwy. 285 and centrally located, so within walking distance to breakfast, Georgia O'Keefe Museum, Plaza, etc. Since it was March and chilly in the evenings, it was nice to have the fireplace. Kitchen was well-appointed, esp. for a small space. We were there for three nights and the only small annoyance was noise from the plumbing in rooms above us.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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diamondresorts, Manager at Villas de Santa Fe, responded to this review, April 3, 2014
Thank you for sharing your experience here at Villas de Santa Fe. We were very pleased to read that our accommodations, amenities, and location all exceeded your expectations. In addition to being very close to nearby attractions (which you stated is within walking distance), we also offer a complimentary transportation service to and from the resort to select nearby areas. You can contact our front desk directly for additional information. Your recommendation is greatly appreciated. We look forward to seeing you both again the next time your travels take to you back to Santa Fe!
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colorado
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132 reviews 132 reviews
39 hotel reviews
Reviews in 58 cities Reviews in 58 cities
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

This is a time share community, nothing wrong with that. The units are on the order of Embassy Suites, two rooms. The construction is your normal wood and dry wall, in other words on the cheap side, get the top floor so you don't hear folks walking above, the rooms have a kitchenette, separate bed room and living room. It is clean. Most have an electric fireplace. You get charged a resort fee for what I don't know, parking I convenient, no amenities like shampoo or soap, water on top floor never gets hot, two flat screen tvs with ok cable tv, I had a good experience but nothing stands out for a time share rental that is normally a lot more luxurious and attended to. There is no night staff so when you have a problem good luck.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 hotel reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

My husband and I stayed for a few days at our timeshare here on our first visit to Santa Fe. Loved the resort. We loved our room. Really clean and well decorated. We had the one bedroom unit on the 3rd floor. For such a small kitchen it had everything we needed. Especially appreciated the quality of the cookware and the abundance of it for the two of us. Liked having a tv in the bedroom also. Super nice shower. Only complaint was that it was a bit cold in the shower area. Would recommend putting in one of those heat lamps. But the bathroom was nicely appointed. Great bed and bedding (love all the white linens) and nice towels in the bathroom. Parking was tight on the weekend but we did walk a couple of times into the downtown area so that was nice. And the historic area was about a 15 minute walk from the condo itself so that was super convenient. Highly recommend this as a place to stay. We were only there a few days and didn't use any of the facilities but the pool and hot tub looked really nice from our little balcony. Hope to go again someday.

Room Tip: Had elevators to the third floor so that was nice.
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  • Stayed February 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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diamondresorts, Manager at Villas de Santa Fe, responded to this review, March 28, 2014
Thank you for sharing you and your husband’s experience here at Villas de Santa Fe. We were very excited to read that our accommodations, amenities, and location all exceeded your expectations. In addition to being very close to the downtown area (which you stated is within walking distance), we also offer a complimentary transportation service to and from the resort to select nearby areas. You can contact our front desk directly for additional information. Your recommendation is greatly appreciated. We look forward to seeing you both again the next time your travels take to you back to Santa Fe!
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Austin, Texas
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5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

The best thing about Villas de Santa Fe is that it is centrally located to many of the must see locations. The rooms are reasonably-priced, the staff is friendly, and the pools/hot tubs are nice. There is nothing fancy about this "resort" (fee charged) and parking can be a nightmare, which tends to be an issue everywhere in Santa Fe. Stick to this side of town though, where you can enjoy the quiet.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Placitas, New Mexico
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4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We recently stayed at the Villas de Santa Fe which is actually a timeshare property but rents rooms by the night at a very reasonable rate, especially for Santa Fe. We have stayed here before and usually stay in a 1 bedroom condo which has a separate bedroom, living room and a small kitchen with just about everything you need including a full size refrigerator. The condos are comfortable and clean although the eating area is a little tight. Thereis always coffee and hot chocolate available in the nicely decorated lobby where you can also find brochures about activities in the area. The staff was friendly and welcoming and ready to answer any questions we had. Parking is free which a major plus in this small city. There is also a pool and a good size hot spa pool. l

We really like the location which makes it possible for us to walk to the Plaza, the Convention Center, the restaurants and museums in the Plaza area in a short time, even Canyon Road with all its galleries if you're up for a little longer walk. Not having to find a parking space makes it even nicer. This is a great base for visiting not just a fascinating city but traveling even further to surrounding National and State Parks and still get back for a restful night.
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Room Tip: Ask for a room with a balcony. The balconies are very smal, big enough for 1 chair, but it's re...
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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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diamondresorts, Manager at Villas de Santa Fe, responded to this review, March 17, 2014
Thank you for your review. We are extremely excited and pleased to hear that you had an enjoyable stay with us. Our prime location, fully stocked kitchens and spacious floor plans are some of the reasons why our guests have chosen to stay here year after year. Our staff will be delighted to hear that you thought that they were very pleasant, and accommodating. Your valuable feedback means a lot to us and we thank you for it! We look forward to being able to accommodate you again in the future.
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Additional Information about Villas de Santa Fe

Address: 400 Griffin Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501
Location: United States > New Mexico > Santa Fe
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Santa Fe
#27 Romantic Hotel in Santa Fe
#28 Family Hotel in Santa Fe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Villas de Santa Fe 3*
Number of rooms: 105
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