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Hotel La Fonda de Taos
Ranked #6 of 15 Hotels in Taos
Certificate of Excellence
1 review
“Great Hotel”
Reviewed 2 December 2010

The hotel was very accommodating and cozy! Perfect place to stay because it is right in the plaza! Would definetly stay in this hotel again and recommend it to all!

  • Stayed November 2010
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Reviewed 26 November 2010

It was a beautiful historic hotel with interesting history. It was located on the plaza of Taos which is centrally located. You can walk everywhere! The staff was very friendly and accommodating. The free coffee was a great touch! The rooms were very clean and cozy. I would definitely stay there again!!

  • Stayed November 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 23 November 2010

The rooms were very elegantly decorated and clean... Loved the bathroom amenities! Very quaint, cozy historic hotel in a great location! Service was more than helpful and accommodating. Loved the atmosphere. Will definitely stay here again on my next trip to Taos!

  • Stayed October 2010
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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 14 October 2010

We paid in excess of $200/night for a king suite, which was cramped and dark and noisy. It was devoid of a coffee maker, which was an advertised amenity on line when we booked and we were told we would have to access coffee downstairs in a coffee shop near the foyer (in business hours!). We could not make long distance calls from our room...were told we had to go to reception and buy a phone card for $8 in order to do so. I have never slept in a less comfortable bed, we were told it was new but we sank into the middle of it. In all, a dreadful experience I would not want to repeat and I struggle to find anything positive about this hotel. I could NEVER recommend it.

  • Stayed September 2010, travelled as a couple
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Reviewed 27 September 2010

This hotel was the best fit for our small party of three since it is on the plaza and we had no transportation. Took the Rail Runner from Albuq to Santa Fe, then the shuttle from SF to Taos. Amazingly cheap and affordable public transportation. The room was very tiny and noisy, although very clean and charming. The restaurant was not open for breakfast, which was a big disappointment; however, there are several restaurants within walking distance with outstanding menus. Friendly staff and very accommodating. Would do it again!

  • Stayed September 2010, travelled with family
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lenexa, kansas
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Reviewed 6 August 2010

We had a great stay of two nights at this hotel. The rooms are very small, it is an old historic hotel, but clean and fashionable. Taos is small, you don't really have to stay on the plaza. But if you're looking for something other than a bed and breakfast this should meet your needs.

Free Starbucks coffee and bottled water for guests, in the attached coffee shop downstairs. The restaurant appeared very dark and uninviting so we didn't venture in. Many places for an excellent breakfast within walking distance.

  • Stayed August 2010, travelled with friends
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Annapolis MD
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Reviewed 8 March 2010

This hotel is right on the historic plaza in Taos. Free parking immediately behind the hotel. The rooms were small. Noise from the ground floor bar/restaurant were easily heard in the room. I felt it was overpriced for what you get. Entrance door is locked after 10pm and should be able to be opened with access card, but at 5:30am upon leaving the hotel, I found the entrance door to be locked with the deadbolt...could not have come in from the outside. I assume there is no desk staff on duty at night. There are probably better hotels for the same price range in Taos...we didn't look too hard because is was only for one night and we didn't do much advance planning.

  • Stayed March 2010, travelled as a couple
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Property: Hotel La Fonda de Taos
Address: 108 S Plaza, Taos, NM 87571-5957
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Region: United States > New Mexico > Taos County > Taos
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 15 Hotels in Taos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel La Fonda de Taos 3*
Number of rooms: 25
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The oldest hotel in Taos centrally located on the historic Plaza. Completely renovated to provide the most current 21st century amenities amid historic, authentic, southwestern atmosphere and architecture. Home to the infamous D.H. Lawrence Forbidden Art collection. The hotel's Plaza Cafe offers authentic Northern New Mexican cuisine at moderate prices and guests enjoy complimentary coffees and teas in the Starbucks "Noula's" Coffee shop. ... more   less 
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