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

Free 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

The contemporary 4-star La Fonda On The Plaza Hotel offers bright guestrooms. The hotel was opened in 1922, renovated in 2007 and is housed in a 5-storey building.

La Fonda On The Plaza Hotel is also located near Sweeney Convention Center, Loretto Chapel and San Miguel Mission. The venue is set within 1 km from Santa Fe city center.

The Harrell House of Natural Oddities and Bug Museum is 3.2 km from the hotel and Greer Garson Theater Center is about 4.5 km away.

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

Rooms

The rooms in La Fonda On The Plaza Hotel come with cable TV with on-demand movies, TV with satellite channels, a fireplace, a safe and a wardrobe. The rooms look on to the mountain. Other comforts include coffee/tea makers and a fridge for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

The restaurant entices with dishes of regional cuisine. Refreshing drinks are offered in the coffee bar. A historic area features The Shed and French Pastry Shop & Restaurant within 50 meters of the venue.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

Guests can make use of 24-hour security, wedding services and shopping service on site.

Relax

A spa area and a Jacuzzi are offered for guests' enjoyment.

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
  • Free 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

  • 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. 

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

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              How to reach hotel

              hotel La Fonda On The Plaza Hotel - Santa Fe Santa Fe location
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              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

              La Fonda On The Plaza Location

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              What's nearby

              Places of interest

              Convention centers

              Sport related

              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 26 - CAD 26

              • 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 45 - CAD 57

              • 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 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