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

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 property only 150 meters from Loretto Chapel, The Plaza and Santa Fe Opera House. Founded in 1922, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2007.

La Fonda On The Plaza Historic Hotels Of America is 10 minutes' walk from the center of Santa Fe. This designer venue is situated 150 meters away from Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, Palace of the Governors and New Mexico Museum of Art.

The hotel is set next to museums, the palace and the chapel.

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

Rooms

Guests are offered 180 air-conditioned rooms featuring climate control, a laptop-size safe, a fireplace, free Wi-Fi and a closet. All bathrooms come with a shower, a hairdryer and bathrobes.

Eat & Drink

Guests can relax in the coffee bar serving refreshing drinks.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

The hotel offers a safe deposit box, an elevator and a cash machine along with a meeting room, a business corner and a photocopier for both business and leisure guests.

Relax

On-site treatment facilities feature steam baths and reflex massage.

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
  • Night club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Steam bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • 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. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

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
    400 ft
Airports
  • Santa Fe (SAF)
    9.8 mi
  • Los Alamos (LAM)
    22.9 mi
Restaurants
  • La Plazuela at La Fonda (cuisine: American, Continental, Mexican)
    100 ft
  • The Shed (cuisine: Mexican)
    500 ft
Parks
  • Old Fort Marcy Park
    1600 ft
  • Hyde Memorial Park
    4400 ft
Ski areas
  • Ski Santa Fe
    2.6 mi
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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Size: 3230 sq. feet
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          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
            400 ft
          Airports
          • Santa Fe (SAF)
            9.8 mi
          • Los Alamos (LAM)
            22.9 mi
          Restaurants
          • La Plazuela at La Fonda (cuisine: American, Continental, Mexican)
            100 ft
          • The Shed (cuisine: Mexican)
            500 ft
          Parks
          • Old Fort Marcy Park
            1600 ft
          • Hyde Memorial Park
            4400 ft
          Ski areas
          • Ski Santa Fe
            2.6 mi
          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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          Convention centers

          Sport related

          Museums

          • Rance Hood Gallery - 400 ft
          • Barclay Fine Art - 400 ft
          • Arius Tile Don Gaspar Gallery - 400 ft
          • Azbell Charles Gallery - 400 ft
          • Arlene Siegel Gallery - 400 ft
          • Anderson Contemporary Art - 400 ft
          • Rainbow Man - 400 ft
          • Century Gallery - 400 ft
          • State Museum Admin Bldg - 400 ft
          • Institute of American Indian Arts - 400 ft
          • New Mexico Museum-Indian Arts - 400 ft
          • Palace of the Governors - 400 ft
          • Historic Artistic Patrimony - 400 ft
          • New Mexico State Monuments - 400 ft
          • Museum Shop - 400 ft
          • Museum of Fine Arts Shop - 400 ft
          • Chalk Farm Gallery - 700 ft
          • EL Nicho - 700 ft
          • Lensic Theatre - 700 ft
          • Museum of New Mexico - 700 ft
          • Southwestern Assn-Indian Arts - 700 ft
          • Andrew Smith Gallery - 700 ft
          • Santa FE Chamber Music Fstvl - 1000 ft
          • Music From Angel Fire - 1000 ft
          • Andrea Fisher Fine Pottery - 1000 ft
          • New Mexico Archaeological Stds - 1000 ft

          Local attractions

          • Canyon Road - 1.1 mi
            Santa Fe, NM
          • Museum of International Folk Art - 1.7 mi
            706 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe
          • Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian - 1.7 mi
            704 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe
          • Museum of Indian Arts & Culture - 1.7 mi
            710 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe
          • Museum of Spanish Colonial Art - 1.7 mi
            Museum Hill, Santa Fe

          Near the hotel

          • Loretto Chapel - 500 ft
            207 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe
          • New Mexico History Museum - 500 ft
            113 Lincoln Avenue, Santa Fe
          • Santa Fe Museum Pass - 500 ft
            NM Museum of Art, Santa Fe
          • Santa Fe Public Library - 800 ft
            145 Washington Ave., Santa Fe
          • Mountain Trails Gallery - 300 ft
            200 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe
          • Museum of Contemporary Native Arts - 400 ft
            108 Cathedral Place, Santa Fe
          • New Mexico Museum of Art - 700 ft
            107 West Palace Avenue, Santa Fe

          Restaurants nearby

          • La Plazuela at La Fonda - 100 ft

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

            70% likes this, based on 565 reviews
            Cuisine: American, Continental, Mexican
            Price Range: USD 21 - USD 21

          • French Pastry Shop & Restaurant - 100 ft

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

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

          • La Cantina - 100 ft

            Address: 125 East Palace Avenue
            Phone: 5059889232

            62% likes this, based on 55 reviews
            Cuisine: Mexican
            Price Range: USD 36 - USD 46

          • The Shed - 500 ft

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

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

          • Cafe Pasqual's - 500 ft

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

            79% likes this, based on 1071 reviews
            Cuisine: Southwestern
            Price Range: USD 12 - USD 46

          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
            400 ft
          Airports
          • Santa Fe (SAF)
            9.8 mi
          • Los Alamos (LAM)
            22.9 mi
          Restaurants
          • La Plazuela at La Fonda (cuisine: American, Continental, Mexican)
            100 ft
          • The Shed (cuisine: Mexican)
            500 ft
          Parks
          • Old Fort Marcy Park
            1600 ft
          • Hyde Memorial Park
            4400 ft
          Ski areas
          • Ski Santa Fe
            2.6 mi
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  3 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  12 pm
          • Year renovated:
            2007
          • Number of floors:
            5
          • Number of rooms:
            179