Hotels in New Mexico
Hotels in New Mexico come in many sizes, styles, and options. New Mexico is vast with 121,697 square miles making up the state, so be prepared to be enticed by different New Mexico hotel choices spread out over state’s many miles. Stay at of T+L’s top hotels in New Mexico.
Located on Santa Fe’s Barrio de Analco, the oldest inhabited block in the United States, the Inn of Five Graces is a 24-suite hotel. The intimate setting makes it one of the best hotels in New Mexico for a romantic getaway. Sitting on six acres of land, La Posada de Santa Fe Resort & Spa is a 132-year-old mansion offering guests adobe-style rooms, a hot tub and heated saline outdoor pool, and many relaxing spa packages. Sweat out the toxins in the spa’s eucalyptus steam room, loosen up with a weekend yoga class or get relaxed with a full body massage. But be warned, many locals claim that the historic hotel is haunted.
Two historic buildings, designed by renowned New Mexico architect John Gaw Meem, sit under cottonwood trees along the Rio Grande.
With handcrafted southwestern furniture and wood-paneled walls, the reasonably priced Chama Trails Inn feels homier than its simple motel exterior might suggest; it’s also close to the railway depot.
If size matters, look no further than Ted Turner's 591,000-acre Vermejo Park Ranch (it's two-thirds the size of Rhode Island).
Located on six quiet acres just a few blocks from the Plaza, La Posada de Santa Fe Resort is a mix of styles, both old and new: the Victorian mansion (circa 1882) is now the Staab House bar; the 157 hotel rooms take inspiration from Pueblo architecture; the art collection focuses on contemporary
Southwest style gets a 21st-century spin at Four Season's 65-casita Encantado resort. There’s not a dream catcher or howling coyote in sight—instead, interiors soothe with earthy palettes and abstract works by local painters.
The best ski-in, ski-out accommodations in town. Deluxe rooms have their own fireplaces.
Located on 450 acres in the Tesuque Valley, Bishop's Lodge Resort was originally built by the first Archbishop of Santa Fe Jean Baptiste Lamy in 1853 as a retreat and chapel. Although on National Register of Historic places, the resort has since undergone renovations.
Set close to the city’s museums, the hotel has spacious rooms ideal for families—and rates that include full-cooked breakfasts and evening hors d’oeuvres.
What began as a humble 12-room motor court in 1936 (back when Route 66 ran past it) has grown into a decidedly offbeat five-acre compound comprising 86 rooms in every imaginable configuration and style.
Set 9,000 feet above sea level in the rarefied air of Cloudcroft, the Victorian-inspired hotel has 59 elegantly furnished rooms.
Located on a quiet residential street and a short walk from the Plaza, the Don Gaspar Inn consists of three houses with seven suites. The compound is surrounded by adobe walls and contains lush lawns, fruit trees, a fountain, and brick walkways.
Taking its name from Santa Fe’s famous Loretto Chapel next door, the Inn and Spa at Loretto recently underwent a major renovation inspired by the area’s Native American spirit.
Midway between the balloon museum and tramway, the swanky Sandia Resort & Casino has handsomely appointed rooms with deep soaking tubs and panoramic views of the mountains and Rio Grande Valley.