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Garrett's Desert Inn

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Garrett's Desert Inn - a Santa Fe motel in the heart of town. ~ A Route 66 Santa Fe Motel right in heart of Santa Fe, sitting three blocks from the end of the Santa Fe Trail. Now under new management since Oct 2013. Serious downtown value. ~ a classic Route 66 "motor-court" motel with front of the room parking, has been the go-to bargain accommodations for downtown Santa Fe. ~ with the famous "Bite" all-day restaurant featuring its renowned "Best of Santa Fe" burgers and malts. ~ one of the most affordable pet friendly Santa Fe hotels, ~ heated swimming pool and plenty of sun open late May to late September. ~ three blocks or less to 1. The Plaza 2. Palace of the Governors 3. Cathedral and its chiming bells 4. Loretto Chapel 5. The three downtown museums 6. Canyon Road and its 80 plus galleries - a visual feast of a walk 7. Oldest house in Santa Fe 8. Forty - yes 40- restaurants. ~ Right by the end of the Santa Fe trail. ~ Imagine what has passed us by. We're not fancy - we're "right there - in the heart of it" Locally owned since 1957. Giving Back with Every Stay It is our mission to support non-profits by hosting community environmental and political groups, book readings, lectures, meetings, yoga, and meditation - - the essence of living here in Santa Fe.
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It's an old hotel but I had plenty of hot water, a large clean room, very large parking lot. The price was right and an excellent location. From what I was told by the hotel should have a complete overhaul. I would stay again.
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I just got home from 2 nights here as part of a school trip for my daughter. Upon arrival, the room was FREEZING and the heater took forever, like all night, to warm up enough to blow warm air. The toilet was backed up, and had to have maintenance come plunge someone else's poo
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Arrived in Santa Fe on Route 66. Found ourselves needing a room for the night on Thanksgiving. Pulled in on the off chance. The entry was clean, bright and welcoming. The reception staff friendly and helpful. Room, although could do with a little refreshment without changing
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This hotel is a bit dated and funky. It could definitely use some upgrades. However, the location is absolutely perfect and both my wife and I slept very well. Bathroom was also dated but shower was excellent with plenty of hot water which we enjoyed as the morning was quite
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Hotel was convenient to everything. Rooms were large but could use some updating. Checking in and out was quick. Staff was friendly. Rooms were clean. There was a restaurant on site. Plenty of restaurants within walking distance.
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I am confused too. But, I assure you, that woman was not me. We stayed one night and just had some bugs and the front desk was not very friendly. That was all, otherwise, our stay was fine.
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Some chairs are available, but apparently are on a first-come, first-served "chance." We saw lots of people sitting outside and many of them were smoking. We couldn't tolerate the smoke, so we stayed inside once we came back from supper.
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Hello! You can leave luggage in before check in, but you should contact them by calling or email them to mention this first for sure!.
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Do you have refrigirator?
Hello!. My room don't have refrigerator. I don't know if other room has it or not.
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Hi, do your rooms have hairdryer & an iron?
Yes to both
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"There are really no tips to share here... maybe don't go in with any expectations whatsoever and you'll be fine?"
"We are old and took a first floor room."
"a corner room suite with a king bed, couch (not sure but might be a pull out), frig, kitchen table and a seperate bedroom. But it is dark"
"ground floor is easier access to parking lot"
"There are better choices for lodging purposes in Santa Fe, SKIP ths one."
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PRICE RANGE
$75 - $148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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garrett`s desert hotel santa fegarretts desert hotelgarretts desert santa fe
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United StatesNew MexicoSanta FeDowntown
NUMBER OF ROOMS
82
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