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Inn of the Governors
Ranked #12 of 60 Hotels in Santa Fe
Certificate of Excellence
Nebraska USA
Level 6 Contributor
149 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“Loved this place”
Reviewed 8 December 2013 via mobile

My adult daughter and I stayed here for 3 nights to celebrate our birthdays. I thought it was a great value for the price. Onsite restaurant was one of our favorites. Afternoon complimentary tea/sherry was a treat - we felt very spoiled by staff. Room was nice with a few extra touches - loved how the curtains made it totally dark for sleeping. Complimentary breakfast buffet was delicious and expansive. Again staff was attentive and gracious. We could have spent more elsewhere but this was perfect for us - walking distance to everywhere except airport.

Stayed December 2013, travelled with family
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3 Thank brendannebraska
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SamGerberding, General Manager at Inn of the Governors, responded to this review, 17 December 2013
Dear Beaniennebraska, It was certainly our pleasure to host you and your daughter on such a special occasion. Thank you for choosing the Inn and for posting a review of your stay. I am so pleased you found our offerings to be a good value and comfortable as well! We hope you'll stay with us again the next time you are in Santa Fe.

In Health and prosperity,

Sam Gerberding
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Reviewed 7 December 2013

It's all the little things that add up. Free parking, breakfast, tea cookies and sherry in the afternoon. My personal little fav, the doors don't auto-shut so you don't hear slam, slam, slam all day and night. The staff is lovely, helpful and just plain nice. We stay every year on our girls trip to Santa Fe.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with friends
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SamGerberding, General Manager at Inn of the Governors, responded to this review, 17 December 2013
Dear itstoday, Thank you so much for your recent review of the Inn of the Governors. We are so pleased the complimentary breakfast, parking and tea & sherry hour were a delight to you and your friends. Also, the staff and myself truly appreciate your repeat business. We hope to see you again very soon!

In Health and prosperity,

Sam Gerberding
General Manager
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69 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2013 via mobile

This hotel near the plaza has it all. Comfortable beds, great breakfast, free parking for guests, good service, in house bar/grill has great food at solid value. it's a fun place to gather. We have stayed in more discount places before and with all you get here, we will make it our go to lodging here in SF... there really wasn't anything I have to complain about.

Stayed December 2013, travelled with family
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5 Thank chuckybear
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SamGerberding, General Manager at Inn of the Governors, responded to this review, 13 December 2013
Dear chuckybear, Thank you for posting such a kind review! We are thrilled that you found everything to be to your liking. One of our ongoing goals is to provide useful amenities in a warm atmosphere. We hope to see you again soon.

In Health and prosperity,

Sam Gerberding
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Ocala, Florida
Level 5 Contributor
86 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2013

We have stayed here several times, always staying in room 259. The room has a wood burning Kiva fireplace, a balcony with a view of Santa Fe foothills and the Inn at Loretto, a large sitting area, 52 inch flat screen, and a king-size bed. There is a decent adjacent restaurant, and a very generous complimentary breakfast with excellent green chile scrambled eggs. The parking is free and easy manuever. Only downside we noticed is the furniture and fixtures are aging.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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1 Thank ses-merrimack
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SamGerberding, General Manager at Inn of the Governors, responded to this review, 13 December 2013
Dear ses-merrimack, Thank you for your recent review. We are pleased to know you enjoy the green chile scrambled eggs! They are one of my favorites as well. Thank you, also, for mentioning that room 259 needs a bit of TLC. I will ensure our staff goes over everything thoroughly so that the room is back up to our usual standards. We hope to welcome you back very soon!

In Health and prosperity,

Sam Gerberding
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Okemos, Michigan, United States
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2013

I took my mother to Santa Fe for a long weekend as a 74th birthday present. We had not been to Santa Fe in about 20 years, and needed someplace that was reasonably priced and easily accessible to the Plaza. The Inn of the Governors was a good choice. Although I would not characterize it as a "cozy" or "small" hotel, as I've seen in some other reviews, the hotel lobby was pretty and nicely appointed. Our room, with two queen beds, was reasonably big and definitely clean. The beds were comfortable. The large breakfast was good, hearty food, if somewhat uninspired (scrambled eggs, bacon, sausages, potatoes, cereals, pastries, and cut melon). Typical buffet breakfast fare. The restaurant/bar were nice - especially when we arrived late in the evening and just wanted to eat and go to bed. The house margarita was delicious. The hotel was located about two and a half blocks from the Plaza - an easy walk. Parking was not an issue for us, although the hotel appeared to have ample parking, because we took a shuttle directly from and to the Albuquerque airport. If you don't plan to drive while in Santa Fe, that is a good option. I was able to print our boarding passes at a computer/printer in the hotel, which was handy. I would stay here again, and recommend the hotel to others. As a side note, if you go from the east coast, expect some down time in the morning. Almost nothing in Santa Fe opens until 10 a.m., so if your internal clock wakes you up at 5 a.m. Santa Fe time, you'll need to find something to do for a while!

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with family
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4 Thank Amy C
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SamGerberding, General Manager at Inn of the Governors, responded to this review, 13 December 2013
Dear Amy C, Thank you for reviewing your recent stay at the Inn! We are so pleased you and your mother had an enjoyable stay. I appreciate your comment about the house margarita - it's a favorite. With regard to the breakfast, we strive to provide a hearty, tasty meal for all who stay with us. Many thanks for your recommendation to others and we do hope to see you again soon!

In Health and prosperity,

Sam Gerberding
General Manager
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Norman, Oklahoma
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2013 via mobile

Always love staying here. My family and I have been staying for over 30 years. It is located within a short walk of the Plaza and is priced very reasonably. The included breakfast each morning was outstanding! Highly recommend staying here!

Stayed October 2013, travelled with friends
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SamGerberding, General Manager at Inn of the Governors, responded to this review, 13 December 2013
Dear Jim M, We truly appreciate your repeat patronage! It is our pleasure to host your stay these many years. So glad you enjoyed the complimentary daily breakfast buffet. Thank you for taking the time to post such a positive review in this forum. We look forward to another visit from you and your family soon.

In Health and prosperity,

Sam Gerberding
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Joliet, Illinois
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2013

Just a cozy little hotel in the heart of Santa Fe. Walking distance to the Plaza and shopping. Great staff. Has a charming bar with a patio area with heaters and fireplace. Great place to relax after a busy day. Most rooms have a wood burning fireplace and are clean and comfortable.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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4 Thank Gary S
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SamGerberding, General Manager at Inn of the Governors, responded to this review, 11 December 2013
Dear Gary S, Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a nice review of your recent stay with us. I am pleased to know you enjoyed your stay, especially Del Charro. We do have several rooms with wood burning fireplaces. As you can imagine, they can be in high demand this time of year. So please be sure to inquire at the time of booking. We hope to host your stay again very soon.

In Health and prosperity,

Sam Gerberding
General Manager
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Property: Inn of the Governors
Address: 101 West Alameda, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2117
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Region: United States > New Mexico > Santa Fe > Downtown
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Romantic Hotel in Santa Fe
#10 Family Hotel in Santa Fe
#18 Business Hotel in Santa Fe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Inn of the Governors 3.5*
Number of rooms: 100
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Inn of the Governors is a leader in hospitality among Santa Fe Hotels. We provide world-class service, a beautiful downtown location, complimentary Mountain Sunrise full breakfast, free parking and complimentary Tea and Sherry served daily in our lobby. ... more   less 
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