La Fonda On The Plaza Historic Hotels Of America - Santa Fe

100 E San Francisco Street, Santa Fe, United States, 87501  show map
 4 stars
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La Fonda On The Plaza Historic Hotels Of America - Santa Fe

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Reflex massage

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

Editorial review:

The current La Fonda, built in 1922, sits on the same site as previous inns that served the intersection of the Santa Fe Trail and the Plaza for almost 400 years. In 1925, the new building was acquired by the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway and then leased to Fred Harvey who turned La Fonda into one of the famous Harvey Houses. This is a fun colorful hotel with beautiful tile work and murals. The 150 some odd sleeping rooms are comfortable, but if you are looking for luxury be sure to upgrade to a concierge room. The best views are from the rooftop bar.

Overview

La Fonda On The Plaza Historic Hotels Of America is a 4-star contemporary property offering a luxury accommodation steps away from Loretto Chapel, The Plaza and Santa Fe Opera House. Residing in a 5-story building, the hotel was opened in 1922 and renovated in 2007.

New Mexico Museum of Art, St. Francis Cathedral and Museum of Contemporary Native Arts are about 5 minutes' walk away. Guests will find Santa Fe city center within a 10-minute walk from the property.

The chapel, museums and the palace are set within walking distance.

La Fonda On The Plaza Historic Hotels Of America can be reached in 20 minutes by car from Santa Fe airport.

Rooms

This property has 179 guestrooms including Tradition Room, Luxury Room and Deluxe Double Room appointed with climate control, a private safe, a stone fireplace, flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi. In-room self-catering facilities include coffee/tea makers and a fridge.

Eat & Drink

Refreshing drinks are offered in the coffee bar. Guests can try mexican and french meals in the dessert The Shed located 150 meters away.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

La Fonda On The Plaza Historic Hotels Of America provides a business center, a meeting room and a photocopier along with dry cleaning, 24-hour security and porter service.

Relax

Such various treatments as steam baths, reflex massage and facials are offered on the premises.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible on site at USD 20 per day.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   179.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid on-site parking
  • Handicap parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pets allowed
  • Vending machines
  • Souvenir shop
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Luggage storage
  • Ski storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Skiing
  • Fitness center

Services

  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge area
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Steam bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sun terrace
  • Reflex massage

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Terrace
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator on request
  • Microwave on request

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow top mattress

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 15 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

100 E San Francisco Street, Santa Fe, United States, 87501

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City Center
  • Santa Fe
    100 m
Airports
  • Santa Fe (SAF)
    15.8 km
  • Los Alamos (LAM)
    36.8 km
Restaurants
  • La Plazuela at La Fonda (cuisine: American, Continental, Mexican)
    30 m
  • The Shed (cuisine: Mexican)
    140 m
Parks
  • Old Fort Marcy Park
    460 m
  • Hyde Memorial Park
    1.3 km
Ski areas
  • Ski Santa Fe
    4.2 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    179

Rooms and availability

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Tradition Double Room
Bed type: King-size bed
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      Deluxe Double Room
      Bed type: King-size bed or 2 Queen-size beds or Double beds
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        How to reach hotel

        hotel La Fonda On The Plaza Historic Hotels Of America - Santa Fe Santa Fe location
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        Hotel Address:

        100 E San Francisco Street, Santa Fe, United States, 87501

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Santa Fe
          100 m
        Airports
        • Santa Fe (SAF)
          15.8 km
        • Los Alamos (LAM)
          36.8 km
        Restaurants
        • La Plazuela at La Fonda (cuisine: American, Continental, Mexican)
          30 m
        • The Shed (cuisine: Mexican)
          140 m
        Parks
        • Old Fort Marcy Park
          460 m
        • Hyde Memorial Park
          1.3 km
        Ski areas
        • Ski Santa Fe
          4.2 km
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2007
        • Number of floors:
          5
        • Number of rooms:
          179

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        Museums

        • Rance Hood Gallery - 100 m
        • Barclay Fine Art - 100 m
        • Arius Tile Don Gaspar Gallery - 100 m
        • Azbell Charles Gallery - 100 m
        • Arlene Siegel Gallery - 100 m
        • Anderson Contemporary Art - 100 m
        • Rainbow Man - 100 m
        • Century Gallery - 100 m
        • State Museum Admin Bldg - 100 m
        • Institute of American Indian Arts - 100 m
        • New Mexico Museum-Indian Arts - 100 m
        • Palace of the Governors - 100 m
        • Historic Artistic Patrimony - 100 m
        • New Mexico State Monuments - 100 m
        • Museum Shop - 100 m
        • Museum of Fine Arts Shop - 100 m
        • Chalk Farm Gallery - 200 m
        • EL Nicho - 200 m
        • Lensic Theatre - 200 m
        • Museum of New Mexico - 200 m
        • Southwestern Assn-Indian Arts - 200 m
        • Andrew Smith Gallery - 200 m
        • Santa FE Chamber Music Fstvl - 300 m
        • Music From Angel Fire - 300 m
        • Andrea Fisher Fine Pottery - 300 m
        • New Mexico Archaeological Stds - 300 m

        Local attractions

        • Canyon Road - 1.8 km
          Santa Fe, NM
        • Museum of International Folk Art - 2.7 km
          706 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe
        • Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian - 2.8 km
          704 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe
        • Museum of Indian Arts & Culture - 2.7 km
          710 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe
        • Museum of Spanish Colonial Art - 2.7 km
          Museum Hill, Santa Fe

        Near the hotel

        • Loretto Chapel - 130 m
          207 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe
        • New Mexico History Museum - 150 m
          113 Lincoln Avenue, Santa Fe
        • Santa Fe Museum Pass - 150 m
          NM Museum of Art, Santa Fe
        • Santa Fe Public Library - 240 m
          145 Washington Ave., Santa Fe
        • Mountain Trails Gallery - 90 m
          200 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe
        • Museum of Contemporary Native Arts - 110 m
          108 Cathedral Place, Santa Fe
        • New Mexico Museum of Art - 190 m
          107 West Palace Avenue, Santa Fe

        Restaurants nearby

        • La Plazuela at La Fonda - 30 m

          Address: 100 E San Francisco St
          Phone: (505) 982-5511

          70% likes this, based on 565 reviews
          Cuisine: American, Continental, Mexican
          Price Range: CAD 28 - CAD 28

        • French Pastry Shop & Restaurant - 30 m

          Address: 100 E San Francisco St
          Phone: (505) 983-6697

          62% likes this, based on 312 reviews
          Cuisine: French

        • La Cantina - 30 m

          Address: 125 East Palace Avenue
          Phone: 5059889232

          62% likes this, based on 55 reviews
          Cuisine: Mexican
          Price Range: CAD 48 - CAD 61

        • The Shed - 140 m

          Address: 113 1/2 East Palace Ave
          Phone: 505-982-9030

          75% likes this, based on 1074 reviews
          Cuisine: Mexican

        • Cafe Pasqual's - 150 m

          Address: 121 Don Gaspar Ave
          Phone: 505-983-9340

          79% likes this, based on 1071 reviews
          Cuisine: Southwestern
          Price Range: CAD 16 - CAD 61

        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2007
        • Number of floors:
          5
        • Number of rooms:
          179
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        La Fonda On The Plaza Historic Hotels Of America Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at La Fonda On The Plaza Historic Hotels Of America

        Average guest rating

        8.0out of 10
        Fabulous
        Based on 111 reviews

        Rating by category:

        Location
        8.0
        Rooms
        7.4
        Value
        5.3
        Service
        7.7

        Guest reviews

        • Family with children
          10.0

          The hotel is long famous for it's gracious design, old world charm and superb location right on the Plaza in historic Santa Fe. It is an " old lady" that has aged very well! There are newer and fancier places in and out of town but we were very impressed at the level of care and authenticity with which the hotel has been maintained. A lovely experience! We loved being able to show our 8 year old the feeling of the "real" Santa Fe! The service could not have been better.

          I wouldn't have minded if the bathroom had been a little more "posh"; the pool area needs some green plants to offset the "closed in" feeling and all that adobe!

        • Older travelers
          8.8

          So close to the Plaza. Great southwest ambience. Belltower patio in the evening was great for a cocktail.

          Should update bathrooms in rooms

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          Great location, very comfortable beds and beautifully decorated in Southwest style. Great hotel for mature couples.

        • Family with children
          10.0

          The hotel has a great historic ambiance and is in the heart of Santa Fe. Everyone was nice and accommodating. After upgrading from a standard room, we had a very nice room with comfortable beds and a nice living room area. It seemed like the perfect home base in Santa Fe. The restaurant was a wonderful place to start the day with breakfast. Other great restaurants and all the museums/churches were within an easy walking distance.

          I would caution others that all rooms are not created equal. Having seen a standard room, I would splurge on something above that--a deluxe room or the Terrace.

        • Group of friends
          9.6

          Everything! Close to shopping, good restaurants, just the center of everything.

          Rooms a little small

        • Group of friends
          9.6

          It's location and its friendliness

        • Older travelers
          8.2

          We have stayed at the La Fonda many times and the experience is always good. The location is what makes it so special - plus their dining room is lovely with a nice menu and charming setting. It is a good central place to use as a "home base" while exploring Santa Fe. Hard to beat.

        • Couple
          7.8

          Nancy Helman. Need I say more? She is a gem!

          I thought the rooms were a little tired, especially the bathroom, for the money.

        • Older travelers
          9.6

          Historic look and feel,architecture, dining, lounge entertainment.

        • Single
          7.0

          The bed was very confortable and the fabrics of good quality. I tried the restaurant and I found both the food and the service to be above average (as are the prices). The location is really excellent, just in front of the Cathedral. Free Wi-Fi works fine.

          Breakfast was not included and parking is USD 12.00 per day. Other 3 stars hotels close by offer free parking. I turned to the concierge for a car rental and she was not very useful. In general I found the staff friendly but not well informed/willing to help. There were no towels in the room at the time of my arrival and I had to change the key because it failed in opening the door after one day stay.

        • Family with children
          7.0

          It was a great location. The restaurant exceeded our expectations.

          It did not have that clean freshness and needs to be renovated. The carpets looked pretty worn and not that clean. The bathroom was not cleaned very well and really needs updating. If they want to attract younger people they need to keep the shops open later and have a better drink menu in the bar.

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          It was so easy to walk everywhere we wanted to go from the hotel.

          Parking was convenient but fees should be covered with the purchase of the room.

        • Group of friends
          10.0

          Atmosphere, friendly staff, delicious food

          The business center was a little inconvenient but I needed the excercise!

        • Older travelers
          7.0

          Restaurant was nice/service friendly/

          Bed was not comfortable/noisy on Water Street at night and day/church bells constantly and early.

        • Older travelers
          7.4

          charm/ ambiance/ southwest feeling/ history

          small room

        How to reach hotel

        hotel La Fonda On The Plaza Historic Hotels Of America - Santa Fe Santa Fe location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        100 E San Francisco Street, Santa Fe, United States, 87501

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Santa Fe
          100 m
        Airports
        • Santa Fe (SAF)
          15.8 km
        • Los Alamos (LAM)
          36.8 km
        Restaurants
        • La Plazuela at La Fonda (cuisine: American, Continental, Mexican)
          30 m
        • The Shed (cuisine: Mexican)
          140 m
        Parks
        • Old Fort Marcy Park
          460 m
        • Hyde Memorial Park
          1.3 km
        Ski areas
        • Ski Santa Fe
          4.2 km
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2007
        • Number of floors:
          5
        • Number of rooms:
          179