Hotels in New Mexico
San Antonio’s most stylish digs have a coveted post along Riverwalk, the city’s famed cypress-shrouded waterway. Guest rooms are fitted with posh accoutrements like brown leather headboards and faux-mink throws and feature white Italian marble bathrooms with plantation-style shutters.
Kids enjoy the Wild West vibe of the rollicking hotell, where U.S. Marshal Bob Olinger dined for the last time before Billy the Kid gunned him down. Rooms are clean and basic, with Victorian and southwestern furnishings.
Book one of the inexpensive Mission revival–style rooms (furnished with early-20th-century antiques), or splurge on one of the more modern cottages with kitchenettes. Soak in one of the outdoor mineral pools before taking one of the resort’s restorative yoga classes.
Located on the Old Town Plaza in Las Vegas, New Mexico, this three-story Italianate hotel was known as the Belle of the Southwest when it was first built in 1882.
Celebs and other A-listers tend to choose this fashionable boutique hotel, which sits discreetly across the street from the Palace of the Governors.
Formerly the Best Western Inn and Suites
The rooms aren’t anything to write home about, but the hotel does throw in nice little extras like free daily breakfast and free high-speed Internet access.
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.
Set high on a promontory with fine views over the desert landscape, the eight-room inn offers romance at reasonable prices.
Anchoring the funky, hip Guadalupe District, this dapper 128-room (91
of which are suites) Pueblo-style hotel is just a pleasant 10-minute
stroll west of the Plaza of the Governors. It's an efficiently run,
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.
This Pueblo-style resort halfway between Santa Fe and Albuquerque offers authentic Native American activities (tribal folk-dance shows, huruna-bread tastings, pottery-making lessons) in addition to golf, horseback riding, and post-adventure pampering (try the ancient-drumming mud mask).
The Mescalero Apache tribe operates the most luxurious hotel in southern New Mexico many of whose expansive, contemporary rooms overlook Mescalero Lake and distant Sierra Blanca.