La Fonda On The Plaza Hotel - Santa Fe

100 East San Francisco Street, Santa Fe, United States, 87501  show map
 4 stars
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La Fonda On The Plaza Hotel - Santa Fe

Wi-Fi
Parking

USD 20 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Reflex massage

Spa & wellness center

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 is a 4-star contemporary hotel providing a bright accommodation only minutes away from The Plaza, New Mexico Museum of Art and Loretto Chapel. The hotel was opened in 1922, renovated in 2007 and is housed in a 5-storey building.

The city center is 10 minutes' walk of the property. A cathedral, a palace and monuments lie a short distance away.

Guests can reach La Fonda On The Plaza Hotel by car from Santa Fe airport in 20 minutes.

Rooms

The property offers 179 guestrooms appointed with cable TV with on-demand movies, pay television, a fireplace, a minibar and a wardrobe. Some rooms have the mountain view. The rooms come with private bathrooms featuring a shower, a hairdryer and bathrobes.

Eat & Drink

The restaurant menu features regional dishes. Refreshing drinks are offered in the coffee bar. Guests can dine at The Shed and French Pastry Shop & Restaurant, about 50 meters away from the property.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

Along with a car park, a souvenir shop and a newspaper stand there are a business centre, a meeting room and a photocopier available on the premises.

Relax

Leisure options include a sun deck, a swimming pool and a nightclub.

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

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Ski storage
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Vending machines
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Skiing

Services

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

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

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

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Night club
  • Sun terrace
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage

Room facilities

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

Bathroom

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

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator on request
  • Microwave on request

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow top mattress

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Blackout curtains

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 2 years
Crib FREE
Children above
2 years or adults
Extra bed USD 15
There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

100 East 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

La Fonda On The Plaza photos Exterior Hotel information
Tradition Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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Tradition King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
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  • Safe deposit box
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Butler service
  • Local calls
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bathtub/shower combination
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Luxury Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds

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  • Media:Wake up service

La Fonda On The Plaza Location

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Places of interest

Convention centers

Sport related

Museums

  • Rance Hood Gallery100 m
  • Barclay Fine Art100 m
  • Arius Tile Don Gaspar Gallery100 m
  • Azbell Charles Gallery100 m
  • Arlene Siegel Gallery100 m
  • Anderson Contemporary Art100 m
  • Rainbow Man100 m
  • Century Gallery100 m
  • State Museum Admin Bldg100 m
  • Institute of American Indian Arts100 m
  • New Mexico Museum-Indian Arts100 m
  • Palace of the Governors100 m
  • Historic Artistic Patrimony100 m
  • New Mexico State Monuments100 m
  • Museum Shop100 m
  • Museum of Fine Arts Shop100 m
  • Chalk Farm Gallery200 m
  • EL Nicho200 m
  • Lensic Theatre200 m
  • Museum of New Mexico200 m
  • Southwestern Assn-Indian Arts200 m
  • Andrew Smith Gallery200 m
  • Santa FE Chamber Music Fstvl300 m
  • Music From Angel Fire300 m
  • Andrea Fisher Fine Pottery300 m
  • New Mexico Archaeological Stds300 m

Local attractions

  • Canyon Road1.8 km
    Santa Fe, NM
  • Museum of International Folk Art2.7 km
    706 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe
  • Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian2.8 km
    704 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe
  • Museum of Indian Arts & Culture2.7 km
    710 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe
  • Museum of Spanish Colonial Art2.7 km
    Museum Hill, Santa Fe

Near the hotel

  • Loretto Chapel130 m
    207 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe
  • New Mexico History Museum150 m
    113 Lincoln Avenue, Santa Fe
  • Santa Fe Museum Pass150 m
    NM Museum of Art, Santa Fe
  • Santa Fe Public Library240 m
    145 Washington Ave., Santa Fe
  • Mountain Trails Gallery90 m
    200 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe
  • Museum of Contemporary Native Arts110 m
    108 Cathedral Place, Santa Fe
  • New Mexico Museum of Art190 m
    107 West Palace Avenue, Santa Fe

Restaurants nearby

  • La Plazuela at La Fonda30 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 26 - CAD 26

  • French Pastry Shop & Restaurant30 m

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

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

  • La Cantina30 m

    Address: 125 East Palace Avenue
    Phone: 5059889232

    62% likes this, based on 55 reviews
    Cuisine: Mexican
    Price Range: CAD 45 - CAD 57

  • The Shed140 m

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

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

  • Cafe Pasqual's150 m

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

    79% likes this, based on 1071 reviews
    Cuisine: Southwestern
    Price Range: CAD 15 - CAD 57

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 Reviews

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

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 Hotel - Santa Fe Santa Fe location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

100 East 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