The second oldest city in the United States, Santa Fe sits at the foot of the majestic Sangre de Cristo mountain range. Its charming adobe architecture, thriving art scene, and world-class spas; make this laid-back city a favorite destination with travelers looking to enjoy the best of Southwestern hospitality. If you are visiting, these are some of the best boutique hotels in Santa Fe.
El Rey Inn
This historic boutique hotel was built along the original Route 66. El Rey Inn boasts 86 spacious rooms and suites that are individually decorated in a Southwestern style and feature modern amenities. Some rooms have a kitchenette and a fireplace. This budget-friendly hotel also features lush gardens, an outdoor heated pool, hot tub, fitness center, and a playground for children. Guests are also treated to a complimentary continental breakfast.
Inn and Spa at Loretto – Destination Hotels & Resorts
Located in the heart of Santa Fe, the Inn and Spa at Loretto is an upscale boutique hotel offering an authentic New Mexico experience. Built in the classic Taos Pueblo architecture style, this luxury hotel features 136 well-appointed rooms and suites that include flat screen TVs, and complimentary WiFi. Some rooms have fireplaces and balconies. The award-winning in-house restaurant offers a casual fine dining experience. There is also a full-service spa, a heated outdoor pool, and a fitness center.
Santa Fe Sage Inn
The Santa Fe Sage Inn sits just across the Santa Fe Railyard Park. This affordable downtown hotel offers 155 comfortable rooms decorated with Southwestern flair. Each room features complimentary WiFi, TV with satellite service, and coffee maker. Some rooms include a mini-fridge and microwave. Guests staying at the hotel get a complimentary ‘Fresh Start’ breakfast. The hotel also features a 24-hour exercise room, an outdoor heated pool, and a business center. There is a free shuttle service to the downtown area and walking tours can be arranged for a fee.
The Hacienda & Spa at Hotel Santa Fe
Nestled in a secluded area, The Hacienda & Spa at Hotel Santa Fe is the only Native American owned hotel in town. This award-winning hotel features well-appointed rooms with WiFi, a fully stocked mini bar, and writing desk. Several of Santa Fe’s main attractions are within walking distance and the hotel also offers a complimentary downtown shuttle service. Its recently renovated Amaya restaurant offers a fine dining experience that highlights local specialties. There is also a full-service spa, an outdoor pool and hot tub, and a fitness center.
The Lodge at Santa Fe
Overlooking the Sangre de Cristo range, The Lodge at Santa Fe offers wonderful views of the area. All rooms at this fantastic boutique hotel have a separate living area, air conditioning, cable TV, complimentary WiFi, a work desk, and coffee maker. The on-site restaurant serves authentic New Mexico cuisine. There is also a heated outdoor pool, a hot tub, a fitness center, and a theater that hosts performances regularly. With over 9,000 square feet of meeting space, this charming hotel is the perfect spot to host your event in Santa Fe.
This post is part of Hipmunk’s Boutique Hotels series.