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

100 E San Francisco Street, Santa Fe, United States, 87501  show map
 3 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

Massage

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

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

The 4-star La Fonda On The Plaza Historic Hotels Of America boasts close proximity to The Harrell House of Natural Oddities and Bug Museum, Santa Fe Opera House and Museum of International Folk Art just 2.8km away. The hotel opened its doors in 1922 and was remodeled in 2007.

The central location makes a chapel and a palace easily reachable. 109 East Palace, Sweeney Convention Center and Loretto Chapel are 5 minutes away.

The venue is 1km away from the city center. A 20-minute drive will bring guests from Santa Fe airport to the hotel.

Rooms

This designer property comprises 180 guestrooms with modern facilities. Guests can make use of a hairdryer, bathrobes and a shower in every bathroom.

Eat

Refreshing drinks are offered in the pool bar.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

Such business facilities as an overhead projector and a conference room are available on site.

Relax

The on-site spa facilities include a hot tub, a sauna and a spa center. La Fonda On The Plaza Historic Hotels Of America offers sports activities including boating and bowling.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible on site at USD 18 per day.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of rooms:   180.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid 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
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

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

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Sun loungers
  • Night club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Steam bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Sun terrace

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
  • Turndown service
  • Terrace
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Free 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. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

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

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City Center
  • Santa Fe
    100 m
Airports
  • Santa Fe (SAF)
    15.8km
  • Los Alamos (LAM)
    36.8km
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
    1.3km
Ski areas
  • Ski Santa Fe
    4.2km
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of rooms:
    180

Rooms and availability

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Bed type: King Size bed
Size: 27m2
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    Bed type: King Size bed
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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)
        15.8km
      • Los Alamos (LAM)
        36.8km
      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
        1.3km
      Ski areas
      • Ski Santa Fe
        4.2km
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  12 pm
      • Year renovated:
        2007
      • Number of rooms:
        180

      La Fonda On The Plaza Historic Hotels Of America Location

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      What's nearby

      Convention centers

      • Santa Fe Convention Center - 300 m

      Sport related

      • Lensic Performing Arts Center - 200 m

      Museums

      • Rance Hood Gallery - 100 m
      • Azbell Charles Gallery - 100 m
      • Barclay Fine Art - 100 m
      • Arius Tile Don Gaspar 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
      • Museum Shop - 100 m
      • Historic Artistic Patrimony - 100 m
      • Museum of Fine Arts Shop - 100 m
      • New Mexico State Monuments - 100 m
      • Chalk Farm Gallery - 200 m
      • Andrew Smith Gallery - 200 m
      • EL Nicho - 200 m
      • Museum of New Mexico - 200 m
      • Lensic Theatre - 200 m
      • Southwestern Assn-Indian Arts - 200 m
      • New Mexico Archaeological Stds - 300 m
      • Santa FE Chamber Music Fstvl - 300 m
      • Music From Angel Fire - 300 m
      • Andrea Fisher Fine Pottery - 300 m
      • Aspen Santa FE Ballet - 300 m

      Local Attractions

      • Canyon Road - 1.8km
        Santa Fe, NM
      • Museum of International Folk Art - 2.7km
        706 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe
      • Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian - 2.8km
        704 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe
      • Museum of Indian Arts & Culture - 2.7km
        710 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe
      • Museum of Spanish Colonial Art - 2.7km
        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 27 - CAD 27

      • 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, Dessert

      • La Cantina - 30 m

        Address: 125 East Palace Avenue
        Phone: 5059889232

        62% likes this, based on 55 reviews
        Cuisine: Mexican
        Price Range: CAD 47 - CAD 60

      • 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 15 - CAD 60

      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  12 pm
      • Year renovated:
        2007
      • Number of rooms:
        180
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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
      Excellent
      Based on 111 reviews

      Rating by category:

      Location
      8.0
      Rooms
      7.4
      Value
      5.3
      Service
      7.7

      Individual 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)
        15.8km
      • Los Alamos (LAM)
        36.8km
      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
        1.3km
      Ski areas
      • Ski Santa Fe
        4.2km
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  12 pm
      • Year renovated:
        2007
      • Number of rooms:
        180