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La Posada de Santa Fe, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa
4.0 of 5 Resort   |   330 East Palace Ave., Santa Fe, NM 87501   |  
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Ranked #30 of 60 hotels in Santa Fe
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 hotel reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Character and luxury”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

I'm an Albuquerque local who frequently stays in Santa Fe hotels for business. Having lodged in all top Santa Fe hotels, La Posada is indeed among the very best. Every room is slightly different, which I personally love (character and all), and the food & drinks are top-notch. I frequently host business meetings in their front rooms, and enjoy the bar after work. Can't beat its location one block from the Plaza, and from many quality restaurants and museums.

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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 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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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Port Republic, Maryland
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3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

This was a beautiful resort with exceptional service by the staff. We had a wonderful room -- it was comfy despite the weather we had (it was snowing)! I was happy we had a fireplace....but the only problem we had is the fireplace caused the room to fill with smoke. The flute was open so not sure why...the smoke alarm ended up going off in middle of night so we had to open windows to air out. Our clothing smelled like smoke after leaving. :) This didn't ruin our trip -- we enjoyed the restaurant and bar -- we enjoyed the spa -- had a wonderful couples massage....and we even enjoyed the heated pool and hot tub in the evening after dinner and great margaritas! We love the resort and would go back --- want to go back in warmer weather so we can see more of Santa Fe. :)

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We finally got to stay at La Posada and to my amazement it was wonderful. The staff was extremely helpful and nice the room was spacious yet cozy with a fireplace. The original Stabb house is so outstanding. It is the Victorian Mansion that the hotel was built around. It has a beautiful bar to the left of the entry and to the right is a room the you can dine in or have a business meeting called the Rose Room. Further down the hall is a lovely library with comfy couches and once again a fireplace. The whole house is filled with beautiful oil painting and works of art. The ambiance is amazing. Also a bonus is the salt water hot tub and pool, both are outside but heated. Glad that we tried again. It was well worth it !

Room Tip: The original house rooms are from another era while the casitas are very private
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  • Stayed February 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Plainview, Texas
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Stayed for two nights over valentine weekend. The price quoted for the room we wanted and the actual charge was 100.00 per night higher. It is a nice facility with nice grounds and casitas. When we arrived they put us in the wrong room type. It is close to the square and the staff was accomodating. They charge 30.00 extra per day for valet parking and other items such as internet. They do have two suburbans that take you within two miles of the hotel and pick you up which was nice. Being aware of bad billing service when we checked out they had overcharged by over 400.00. They have finally corrected but a nightmare to say the least. If you stay have everything in writing as it seems they are either trying to reap people off or do not know what they are doing...a little of both I believe. John McGavock, Global Travel International

Room Tip: King bed with patio and fire place
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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 2 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
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Dallas, TX
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48 reviews 48 reviews
23 hotel reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We had a wonderful snack of cheeses and fruits in the garden on a sunny afternoon....very relaxing after a day of shopping on the Plaza. Our server was pleasant and the iced tea refreshing. Did not stay in a room, but wandered around to see the cute casitas.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Flagstaff, Arizona
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014 via mobile

My assistant booked rooms here for a business trip. Check-in was ok. Room was mediocre and not at all what I expected for the price. We stayed in a deluxe room. Someone's random pieces of hair were scattered around the bathroom. Turn down service consists of an Andy's mint. Why bother? Leaves blown all over the sidewalk. Apparently housekeeping doesn't bother to sweep the entrance areas outside rooms. Cool. Rustic, right?

Because we were tired, we had dinner at the el fuego. We sat for about 5 minutes before anyone took our drink order. Then another 15 minutes before they took our order. 40 minutes before food was delivered. Food was mediocre. Salmon, green chili stew, even the cheeseburger was mediocre. Pretty sure the bun on the burger was from Safeway. 1 star service. 2 star food. 3 star prices. Don't bother. You'll be disappointed.

I love Santa Fe, and I'm one of the easiest going, down to earth people you'll ever meet. There were numerous other problems with our stay, but they are similar to the other reviews.

You would be better off staying at a holiday inn. Trust me.... Save your money and avoid this place like the plague.

Absolutely one of the most overpriced hotels I've ever stayed in. It's obvious that they want to be a 5 star hotel, but they don't want to spend the money on improvements or staff who understand anything about hospitality.

Will never come back here. I hope the place burns to the ground.

Stayed January 2014
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2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Found a decent rate online last minute, and actually liked the king room with fireplace and patio that we ended up getting. Problem was all of the extras that were added without our prior knowledge including a hefty daily resort fee, valet parking fee, high automatic tips (19%) for things like a bottle of wine, etc. Be careful because you'll end up spending more than you initially think. Also, maid service did not replenish soap/shampoos between nights. Also have heard that not all the rooms are as well maintained as others. Staff were all friendly though. Well located between canyon road and the central plaza. Would perhaps consider staying here again?

  • Stayed January 2014
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about La Posada de Santa Fe, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa

Address: 330 East Palace Ave., Santa Fe, NM 87501
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Location: United States > New Mexico > Santa Fe
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Santa Fe
#9 Spa Hotel in Santa Fe
#10 Luxury Hotel in Santa Fe
#24 Business Hotel in Santa Fe
#25 Family Hotel in Santa Fe
#30 Romantic Hotel in Santa Fe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — La Posada de Santa Fe, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
La Posada de Santa Fe, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, is affiliated with Starwood Hotels and Resorts and participates in the SPG loyalty program. "The Art Hotel of Santa Fe", is a historic property and the only resort downtown. Nestled on six acres in the heart of Santa Fe, just steps from the historic Plaza and Canyon Road, La Posada is the ultimate destination for leisure and business travel with exquisite indoor and outdoor venues for groups, meetings, weddings, and social events. Discover a captivating blend of adobe-style architecture and local artwork, a year-round outdoor pool, exceptional spa, award-winning cuisine and genuine hospitality from our seasoned professionals. ... more   less 
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