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“Very Nice hotel ” 4 of 5 bubbles
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Hotel St. Francis
Ranked #28 of 61 Hotels in Santa Fe
Certificate of Excellence
Tyler, Texas
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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Very Nice hotel ”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2014 via mobile

We stayed there two nights , beautiful architecture , as soon as you walk in there is so much to look at as far as the building goes , parking was convenient right next to the hotel, also is available on the street which is free at night , rooms are small but so comfy and have so much detail, even the TP holder is cast iron, the staff was so friendly , the location it's great , their bar is top notch, research what kind of drinks you want to order before you do that way you're not surprised with something you don't like, the only negative about it is that: there is no coffee on the room, even after requesting to be brought to our room , but other than that I will stay on this hotel every time info to Santa Fe .

Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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4 Thank Eliasun
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AlderKaitlin, Front Office Manager at Hotel St. Francis, responded to this review, March 16, 2014
Dear Eliasun, thank you for coming to stay with us and for reviewing your stay. We appreciate your feedback and we would love to welcome you back for another peaceful stay in the "City Different". Our historic hotel was redesigned with simplicity in mind and we are so happy to hear you enjoyed the comfort and details inherent in our design. I apologize for any inconvenience getting coffee; we are working on installing a coffee service in the lobby. However it is good to know about the coffeepot, because we will use this review to improve our service in the future. Thank you again! Alder Seaman
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    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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Chicago Ridge, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2014

Me and my family are frequent travelers this has to be the best Hotel we have ventoured to in all our vacation time away.The staff is very friendly and is in a great location to all the great little shops.The hotel bar has great drinks and has a great restaurant.We will highly recommend this hotel.Special thanks to Jeremy,Samantha,Jerry,Alexander for all the hard work to make our time a memorable moment.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank brooks p
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AlderKaitlin, Front Office Manager at Hotel St. Francis, responded to this review, March 16, 2014
Thank you for taking time to review your stay with us, brooks p. It's wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed the friendly staff and got to experience the downtown Santa Fe area. We're truly thrilled to know that as frequent travelers, you consider us a favorite destination! It was our pleasure having you here with us and it will be our pleasure to welcome you back again soon. Alder Seaman
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 6, 2014

Stayed there for my wife's birthday and could not have been more pleased. The staff was so amazing and helpful. They answered all of our questions about where to eat and there were right on with everything they suggested. I cannot wait to stay there again.

Room Tip: Ask for a corner room
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank LobosFan
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AlderKaitlin, Front Office Manager at Hotel St. Francis, responded to this review, March 8, 2014
Dear LobosFan, we appreciate you taking the time to review your stay; we cannot wait to see you both again! It's so nice to know our friendly staff provided you with useful and fun recommendations. We pride ourselves on our guest service and our knowledge of the "City Different" and we all thank you for coming to stay at our lovely Hotel St Francis. Alder Seaman
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Rockledge, Florida
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2014

Stayed here for night on my trip to Santa Fe. Its very old but absolutely adorable. They did a pretty good job updating it as it is the oldest hotel in the area. They have a very cute bar and restaurant in the hotel. The bar makes some very unique and interesting cocktails which I absolutely loved. They have a smoked sage margarita that was the best drink I have ever had and have tried to duplicate many times with no success. The staff is very friendly and knowledgable about the area and are able to recommend places to go.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Justine H
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AlderKaitlin, Front Office Manager at Hotel St. Francis, responded to this review, February 28, 2014
Dear Justine H, we are so happy you enjoyed your experience at our historic Hotel St Francis and the award-winning Secreto Bar! We appreciate you taking the time to post the review. It's great to know our staff lived up to their excellent reputation for service. We have passed your comments on to the bar manager Chris Milligan; he let us know that there are videos online which show him making the Smoked Sage Margarita, if you want to know how to make the drink! We hope to see you for another great stay in the near future. Alder Seaman
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Gurnee, Illinois
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39 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2014

Stayed at this lovely hotel with my hubby for a couple of nights. It has a very soothing , romantic palette, particularly after being immersed in all of the colorful art and surroundings of Santa Fe. The furnishings, lighting, black and white photos adorning the halls gives this structure an authentic feel of yesteryear. The rooms are smaller, sinks are in the main room and the floors are bare natural wood. The bathroom is a small stepup and simply renovated sparing the historic white octogan tiled floors. The rooms were clean although my mom's room linens were not changed.The restaurant(Tabla) serves quality food although it is a bit pricey. The bar(Secreto) is wonderful and serves great tapas and fab drinks. The service is excellent, The front desk staff is helpful, knowledgeable and very professional. Parking is about $11/night. Only gripe is that there should be coffeemaker available in the room. You have to order it and then it is brought to you timely. we would stay here again. Very romantic place.

Room Tip: king room is the best as the rooms in this hotel are small.
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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank gigi n
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AlderKaitlin, Front Office Manager at Hotel St. Francis, responded to this review, March 7, 2014
Hello gigi n, and thank you both for coming to stay with us for a romantic getaway! Our historic hotel was designed to feel like a peaceful sanctuary and an escape from the bustle of downtown and we are so glad to hear you experienced that during your stay! We hope we get the chance to welcome you back for great food and drink and excellent service. Thank you for taking the time to post a review. Alder Seaman
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mesilla
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2014 via mobile

Everything was so nice; great attention to detail. Lauren Suina was the front desk person that we dealt with and she was awesome and really made our stay special. The restaurant was delicious for breakfast. We had always eaten in the patio but the dining room was lovely and food delicious.

Stayed February 2014, traveled as a couple
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AlderKaitlin, Front Office Manager at Hotel St. Francis, responded to this review, February 28, 2014
Dear flexner, thank you for taking the time to post a review about your stay. Lauren and the rest of the staff are so pleased to know you had a good time! It is great to hear both the hotel and restaurant impressed you and we would love to see you again during your next trip to Santa Fe. Alder Seaman
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2014

...or maybe it's just me, but I don't think so.
Reviews are supposed to be objective and not personal, yet, it feels very personal, indeed. You are living in this hotel when you stay here. The seasoned traveller will know the difference. Less-is-more, and simple, historical elegance graces this hotel. But, so true is the professional, discreet, and helpful staff I had the fortune to meet in Lauren and the gentlemanly, mustachioed Jeremy.
Housekeeping is outstanding (and they even do windows - thanks for letting the sun shine in Maria)!
You may go back to a different place in time here, but during your journey you may also find that regardless of the time, you just may fall hopelessly in love. Thank you for letting me into your home.

Stayed February 2014, traveled solo
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AlderKaitlin, Front Office Manager at Hotel St. Francis, responded to this review, February 22, 2014
Hello ctefan! We're thrilled to get your lovely review. Lauren, Jeremy, Maria and all the staff at Hotel St Francis look forward to seeing you again and providing you with the best customer service possible. It's great to hear that as a seasoned traveler, you found a home away from home in our historic property. We take pride in our hotel and we are so pleased to know this was apparent to you during your stay. We would love to welcome you back "home" for your next adventure in Santa Fe! Alder Seaman
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Property: Hotel St. Francis
Address: 210 Don Gaspar Ave., Santa Fe, NM 87501
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Location: United States > New Mexico > Santa Fe > Downtown
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#13 Luxury Hotel in Santa Fe
#22 Family Hotel in Santa Fe
#25 Romantic Hotel in Santa Fe
#25 Business Hotel in Santa Fe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel St. Francis 4*
Number of rooms: 79
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Named for the patron saint of Santa Fe, New Mexico, the newly remodeled Hotel St. Francis pays respect to the origins of the city with its unique interior. With a palette of natural colors reflecting the days of Santa Fe and handcrafted wood furniture by local artisans, staying at the hotel is a cultural experience. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, its recent restoration and renovation expanded the amenities to entertain travelers from across the world. The hotel is located just steps away from the historic Santa Fe plaza. Whether you're planning a weekend escape, a business retreat, or a lavish wedding, the Hotel St. Francis is the ideal destination. "Hotels supporting cultural causes." ... more   less 
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