Ballen Boardroom
New Mexico Room
New Mexico Room
Santa Fe Room
Lumpkins Ballroom
La Terraza
La Terraza Patio
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Extensive Santa Fe Meeting Capabilities

The Perfect Space for Every Occasion

From intimate board meetings to lavish celebrations, La Fonda on the Plaza offers elegant venues and unmatched expertise certain to make your event a success. We offer a diverse selection of Santa Fe meeting spaces that are equipped with Wi-Fi and more to meet every need. Our unique event venues and meeting rooms at La Fonda offer an idyllic location for your next business meeting or event. Allow authentic New Mexican style to stimulate creativity during your next conference or enjoy its simple beauty as it enhances your celebration.

Santa Fe Event Venues at La Fonda on the Plaza

CLICK HERE to download the layouts for the meeting rooms.

The New Mexico Room

Built in the 1920's, the New Mexico Room was La Fonda’s original restaurant and offers an alluring Old World charm. Marvel at the traditional hand-carved beam ceiling complemented by stunning tin and glass chandeliers and original Southwestern art. This room also features an elegant portal with an inviting fireplace for a pre-function reception that adds an intimate element to the space.

  • 2,460 square feet of space
  • Accommodates:
    • 250 for a meeting 
    • 200 for a reception
    • 180 for a banquet
  • Portal area features an inviting fireplace for pre-function.
  • Adjacent to the Santa Fe Room

The Santa Fe Room

Breathtaking 25 foot ceilings adorned with intricate pounded tin chandeliers make the Santa Fe Room a masterpiece. Stunning terracotta bas relief tiles adorn the doors and fireplace while a historic wood-burning fireplace adds a touch of intimacy. Original 1920's artwork completes the look, creating an intimate and charming environment.

  • 1,275 square feet of space
  • Accommodates:
    • 120 for a theatre style meeting
    • 100 for a reception
    • 80 for banquet 
  • Adjacent to the New Mexico Room

The Ballen Boardroom

Named for the late La Fonda owners Sam and Ethel Ballen, the Ballen Boardroom was designed to enhance efficiency without sacrificing modern luxury or comfort. Designed to be both functional and beautiful, the boardroom features a stunning handmade black walnut table surrounded by deep red Saarinen leather chairs. A wall of windows overlook the end point of the Santa Fe Trail, allowing natural light to dance along the bronze tin ceiling, creating a distinctive Old World vibe.

  • 384 square feet of space
  • Accommodates 12 guests for a meeting
  • Professionally equipped:
    • Conference phone capability
    • Data projector
    • Five phone lines
    • Power projection screen
    • Sound system
    • Wi-Fi
  • Conveniently located on the Lobby level

The Exchange Room

Ideal for breakout meetings and small group functions, the Exchange Room offers an intimate option for hosting your next meeting. This room combines a traditional tin ceiling with modern lighting, providing accommodations ideal for both meetings and events. The hand-painted windows by Ernest Martinez, add character and charm and open to our La Plazuela breezeway, providing the illusion of space. 

  • 490 square feet of space
  • Accommodates up to 40 guests

The Stiha Room

Named for the famous Southwest artist, Vladan Stiha (1908-1992) who painted the murals in La Fonda's Mezzanine, the Stiha Room is adjacent to the Lumpkins Ballroom. It is perfect for small meetings, executive retreats and catered functions.

  • 864 square feet of space
  • Accommodates up to 70 guests
  • Located next to the Lumpkins Ballroom

The Lumpkins Ballroom

Spacious and elegant, the Lumpkins Ballroom is our crown jewel and can comfortably accommodate large groups. Six magnificent hand-wrought chandeliers adorn the ceiling while two terracotta fireplaces create an inviting atmosphere. While this ballroom is ideal for large events, the room can also be divided in half for smaller, more intimate occasions. A skylighted mezzanine bathed in natural light, overlooking La Plazuela restaurant, is ideal for your pre-function event. 

  • 6,560 square feet of space

  • Accommodates:
    • 740 for a meeting
    • 700 for a reception
    • Up to 580 for a banquet
  • Room can be divided

  • Opens to a skylighted mezzanine


La Terraza Room

Luxurious and undeniably unique, La Terraza is always a favorite among our brides as well as event and meeting planners seeking a unique and memorable event. The perfect backdrop for one-of-a-kind events
, La Terraza features opulent marble floors and striking hand-made copper and tin chandeliers. A hand-sculpted kiva fireplace complements a kaleidoscope of stained glass skylights while elegant French doors open onto a lush, private garden patio featuring views of the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi and the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

  • 2,295 square feet of space
  • Accommodates
    • 225 for a reception
    • 180 for a banquet
    • 150 for a banquet with a band & dance floor
  • Beautiful hand-carved entry doors
  • Lush outdoor garden patio*
  • Polished travertine marble floor

* The north side of the garden patio contains a custom canopy accented with clear crystal chandeliers, and is set from early May through the end of October.

To view the Mezzanine on Google Maps, click here.