Hotels in Santa Fe
Hotels in Santa Fe range from simple, but charming inns to exclusive luxury resorts with sweeping golf courses and spas. Santa Fe hotels have something to offer every type of traveler, whether they need something budget-friendly or want to splurge on a special vacation. For spa goers, try the Inn & Spa at Loretto, which boasts an array of massages, fine dining, beautiful pool and gardens. Families may want to consider a ranch-style hotel that will give children a way to explore cowboy life, like Bishop’s Lodge or Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado, both a few miles outside town, but closer to the horseback riding and hiking trails than hotels in Santa Fe. Apartment-style lodging is perfect for groups of skiers, so take a look at Villas de Santa Fe, which is on the near the road to the ski resort. Check out the list below for the best hotels in Santa Fe.
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.
Just blocks from the Plaza and close to the Opera, the Inn of the Turquoise Bear is surrounded by an acre of terraces, gardens full of lilacs and roses, and tall pines.
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.
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.
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.
This happily over-the-top, 24-suite compound has a Thousand and One Nights aesthetic, so minimalists beware: the units here, which occupy vintage adobe buildings along a short stretch of the city's oldest street, are all whimsically cluttered with ornate bric-a-brac, tapestries, and tiles from Tu
Occupying a 225-acre compound at the foot of Black Mesa (a 40-minute drive north of Santa Fe and an hour south from Taos), New Mexico's only Relais & Châteaux property is a spectacular desert getaway.
Built in 1922, this landmark Santa Fe hotel has wood vigas (beams), kiva fireplaces, and polished tile floors. The rooftop Bell Tower Bar is the place for sunset cocktails with a view of the Jemez Mountains.
Rolling into the New Mexican village of Galisteo, 22 miles southeast of Santa Fe, is like traveling back in time. Dwarfed by high desert plains, the tiny town has dusty red dirt roads that wind their way among low-slung adobe houses, including the newly renovated Galisteo Inn.
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,
Celebs and other A-listers tend to choose this fashionable boutique hotel, which sits discreetly across the street from the Palace of the Governors.
Tucked into a green hillside on the winding mountain road that leads to the Santa Fe Ski Area, Ten Thousand Waves has long attracted day visitors for its tranquil spa and outdoor soaking tubs.
Just four miles outside of downtown, the Houses of the Moon has recreated a Japanese mountain retreat with 12 Zen-inspired suites and landscaping. Each suite is unique but many have tatami-style beds, high-tech, spacious bathrooms, sleek wooden furniture, and private gardens.
It’s all about privacy and sense of place: 71 secluded adobe rooms and suites open onto a flower-filled courtyard. Cozy, pueblo-style hideaway with traditional Southwestern décor, near the plaza and a short stroll from the art galleries on Canyon Road.