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Inn of the Turquoise Bear

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Palm Springs, California
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

I met my cousin and her husband for a 3 night stay at the Inn of the Turquoise Bear. It was my first time in Santa Fe, and I wanted to stay somewhere historic, with authentic Santa Fe ambience. I can't imagine anyplace that would have better met my expectations than the Inn of the Turquoise Bear. In addition to... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved the Inn of the Turquoise Bear! It is just a short walk from the center of town. It is set on a large property with lots of trees. The gardens are stunning. Our two innkeepers, Dan and Alex, we're so friendly and helpful, too. We stayed in the Witter Bynner room which was palatial and even included its... More 

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Innman80, Owner at Inn of the Turquoise Bear, responded to this review

Thank you for the review Tom and Carole! We enjoyed having you stay with us. So many of our guests echo your comments about the beauty and comfort of our gardens with mountain views while being just a short walk to all the delights of Santa Fe. We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us! Happy Travels! More 

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41 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is easy. We loved every moment spent here. We felt welcome and relaxed from the moment we arrived. A great location, cool quiet shade with lovely garden sitting areas. Hammocks, history, great food, friendly informative helpful hosts, clean comfortable rooms... the Inn of the Turquoise Bear has it all and it's a pleasant oasis from the heat and traffic... More 

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Innman80, Owner at Inn of the Turquoise Bear, responded to this review

We so enjoyed having you stay with us for a nice long visit Hal & Betty! Our guests are very special and we enjoy getting to know them and making their visit to our Inn and Santa Fe memorable! Our rambling adobe estate is very authentic and we are very pleased you enjoyed our food and friendly service. We look... More 

Dallas, TX
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26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our delightful time at Inn of the Turquoise Bear. Dan and Alex have thought of EVERY detail - the booking, correspondence before arrival, the comfort and cleanliness, water bottles, happy hour, delicious breakfasts and friendliness!! I can't say enough about how thoughtful and accommodating this Inn and it's Inn keepers are! The grounds are very well maintained -... More 

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Innman80, Owner at Inn of the Turquoise Bear, responded to this review

We enjoyed having you stay with us Melora & Bill! There's so much uncertainty in traveling and staying at a new Inn so we do send out multiple communications with guests to help them plan their visit and feel more comfortable upon arrival at our Inn. We're very pleased to know you found this helpful! Our acre of terraced gardens... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We truly enjoyed our stay at the Inn of the Turquoise Bear, the room was lovely and with a very southwest feel. We enjoyed wine in the evening, chatting with other guests but our favorite was the morning breakfast, home made and delicious! Every detail is extremely well considered at the Turquoise Bear! Definitely worth a visit.

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Innman80, Owner at Inn of the Turquoise Bear, responded to this review

We agree that our guests are what make a visit to our Inn so special. We enjoy the lively conversations at our community breakfast table and at our twilight reception on the patio. Very pleased your enjoyed our home cooking! Thank you for the review! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were greeted immediately upon arrival by the Innkeeper. He offered to assist with luggage, and was very helpful with introducing the layout of the land. We loved our room, (Ansel Adams), and especially loved the outdoor sitting area just outside our door. The guests mingled during the evening wine reception, but the baked goods that were available were my... More 

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Innman80, Owner at Inn of the Turquoise Bear, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your review and pictures! Our rambling adobe estate with lush gardens and towering pines offer our guests a getaway during their getaway! We are happy you tried and enjoyed our new hammocks! We pride ourselves on delighting our guests with tasty, creative breakfasts and house baked goods. So pleased you enjoyed our food. Happy Travels! More 

London, United Kingdom
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201 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is just so much about this bnb too fall in love with. If it's not the beautifully landscaped gardens decked out with chairs and hammocks then its the wine tasting sessions in the early evening and mingling with guests that might do it. The rooms are historic and have character without comfort being compromised. The cooking here is unreal... More 

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Innman80, Owner at Inn of the Turquoise Bear, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review Jason! Our acre of lush gardens with towering pines and mountain views charm many of our guests. We are pleased you enjoyed our hospitality and relaxing at our rambling adobe estate. We strive to provide guests with fresh and tasty food. We are so pleased you rank our food as the best you've experienced... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A truly delightful experience. Dan and Alex are gracious and skillful hosts. The property is comfortable, inviting, and exquisitely appointed. The delicious food and cheerful conversation at breakfast only added to the joy of waking up in the Turquoise Bear.

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Innman80, Owner at Inn of the Turquoise Bear, responded to this review

We are so pleased you were delighted with your stay at our Inn James! We enjoyed having you and Gwen stay with us! We agree that the wonderful conversations around our large community breakfast table make the beautiful New Mexico mornings even more joyful! Congratulations to you both and hope to see you with us again in the future...perhaps for... More 

Verona, New Jersey
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This B&B is beautiful , warm, friendly - a 10 minute walk from the center of town , delicious breakfast and a wine hour every evening - it is 5 stars all the way. The owner, Dan and his chef , Alex were wonderful. They were so helpful in assisting us decide what to see each day.

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Innman80, Owner at Inn of the Turquoise Bear, responded to this review

We believe we are authentic Santa Fe Marykate! We pride ourselves on helping our guests curate their own authentic Santa Fe getaway! So pleased you found our recommendations helpful. We enjoyed having you and Kathleen stay with us for a nice long visit. Thank you for the kind review! Happy Travels! More 

Boulder, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Turquoise Bear: Yes, it's a magical, mystery tour. The inn has such a remarkable history, pause and you might hear the oh so soft footsteps of Lawrence or Stravinsky gliding along. The breakfasts are marvelous! Oh the piñon pancakes! Afternoon wine and cheese provides a wonderful way to meet interesting guests from around the world. The people who run... More 

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Innman80, Owner at Inn of the Turquoise Bear, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review Gigi! We so enjoy our returning guests...you are like family to us! Our blue corn piñon pancakes have become a guest favorite! We know that Santa Fe's attractions, restaurants, art galleries, and Opera are what make Santa Fe enchanting. So pleased you were enchanted by your stay at our Inn! We'll see you again... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience warm Santa Fe style and charm in this quintessential rambling adobe estate occupying an acre of terraced gardens walking distance from the Santa Fe Plaza, Canyon Road, and Rail Yard. Our Santa Fe bed and breakfast will pamper you with gourmet breakfast, afternoon tea, twilight social reception, and concierge service. Guests will also enjoy complimentary parking and free Wi-Fi internet. Constructed in Spanish-Pueblo Revival style, our Santa Fe inn dates to the mid-1800's and is one of Santa Fe's most historically significant buildings. Located just 6 blocks from the Plaza, Canyon Rd, restaurants, shops and galleries. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Inn of the Turquoise Bear

Address: 342 E Buena Vista St, Santa Fe, NM 87505-2623
Location: United States > New Mexico > Santa Fe
Price Range: $175 - $356 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Inn of the Turquoise Bear 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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