The Only Hotel on the Historic Santa Fe Plaza

Charming Historic Details

Step into the past and experience the splendor of the American Southwest at La Fonda on the PlazaTM, the only hotel situated on the historic Santa Fe Plaza. Start your vacation in Santa Fe and experience the allure of old world charm at one of the best Santa Fe hotels, where tasteful, modern conveniences blend with the warmth of authentic New Mexican style.

Vibrant decor and authentic New Mexican architecture intermingle with indulgent amenities including complimentary Wi-Fi, concierge services, free water, Nespresso machine, complimentary art & history tours 4 days a week, a business center and much more. Each of our 180 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites present an opportunity to experience the elegance of our property, boasting original artwork and hand-crafted furniture and luxury amenities.

An authentic example of one of Santa Fe's 4-Diamond hotels, La Fonda on the Plaza offers three classic New Mexican dining experiences including a one-of-a-kind, seasonal, outdoor cocktail bar. Breathtaking event venues showcase views of the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, creating an idyllic location for Santa Fe weddings and events while stately meeting rooms and a complimentary business center make La Fonda the ideal solution for your business meetings and corporate travel. Our central location on the historic Santa Fe Plaza provides guests with unsurpassed access to original local artwork, entertainment and attractions. And as the Travel + Leisure's Readers' Choice Destination of the Year 2017 and Condé Nast Traveler's Top Ten Reader's Choice Awards in the Southwest and West 2018, Santa Fe and La Fonda's distinction as an unforgettable destination has never been clearer.

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Accommodations
Discover the luxurious amenities available at La Fonda and begin planning your next stay

Seeped in history with a touch of contemporary charm, La Fonda on the Plaza presents a luxurious take on traditional Santa Fe accommodations. Each guest room and suite features authentic New Mexican craftsmanship, creating an elegant and romantic aura through hand-painted headboards, handcrafted furnishings and original artwork. This lavish Santa Fe lodging near the Plaza boasts no resort fee and offers decadent amenities, providing each guest room with high speed Wi-Fi, bottled water, luscious bath amenities, nightly turndown service, plush bathrobes and more at no extra charge.

Exclusive La Fonda Offers in Santa Fe

KIDS STAY & PLAY FREE WITH THIS MEOW WOLF ADVENTURE

Immerse yourself in Meow Wolf and kids stay free at La Fonda!

ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE ADVENTURE

Come experience the magic of a working studio in the lobby of La Fonda

EMPTY NESTERS GETAWAY

Now that you’ve seen the kids off to school, rediscover romance with La Fonda’s Empty Nesters Romance Package

THE MANHATTAN PROJECT AND ATOMIC HISTORIES

Come explore the most famous atomic history events, little known stories, and inventions that were been born here in New Mexico.

SWAIA 2018 13th ANNUAL WINTER INDIAN MARKET

Come to La Fonda for the next best thing to SWAIA's Summer Indian Market.

GET YOUR KICKS OFF ROUTE 66

Take a detour to La Fonda on the Plaza and a fun throwback to the hotel's years as an iconic stop on one of America's most storied roads.

BED & BREAKFAST PACKAGE

Stay in a historic room, sleep in and then join us for breakfast for two in La Plazuela.

GEORGIA O'KEEFFE SPECIAL

Enjoy the Georgia O'Keeffe museum and latest exhibit and breakfast for two.

BOOK, LIME & SHAKER!

Check into La Fonda and prepare to explore the Santa Fe Margarita Trail with our special "Book, Lime and Shaker!" package.

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Our Santa Fe History
Time travel through the history of
La Fonda on the Plaza

La Fonda on the Plaza holds a coveted place in Santa Fe history, a component in a rich tapestry of hospitality that predates American independence. City records indicate that La Fonda sits on the site of the town's first inn, established when the city was founded by Spaniards in 1607, making our property the oldest hotel corner in America.

Begin Your Adventures at
La Fonda on the Plaza
Unlock your sense of adventure in this alluring city

Voted destination of the year by Travel and Leisure Reader's Choice, Santa Fe is your ideal vacation. First time and returning travelers visiting Santa Fe can revel in the experience of staying at our luxury, downtown hotel. La Fonda is not only situated on the historic Santa Fe Plaza, but it's close to a variety of things to do in Santa Fe, New Mexico on your vacation. With a robust history merging art, history, and culture, this remarkable and unique city is the perfect location to discover true Southwestern lifestyle among creative and adventurous Santa Fe vacation activities.

A Taste of Authenticity
Indulge your senses with the flavors of the Southwest

Savor a taste of the Southwest with delectable dining experiences at La Fonda on the Plaza. The historic hotel boasts three unique Santa Fe dining options, including an incredible open air, seasonal bar. Regardless of which variety you choose, our creative New Mexican cuisine features only the freshest ingredients to create the most luscious meal for every occasion, from a quiet dinner or romantic date to Santa Fe weddings and anniversary celebrations.

Say "I Do" at La Fonda on the Plaza in Santa Fe
Featuring Romantic Wedding Venues, Catering Service and Much More

Steeped in tradition and emitting a truly timeless aura, La Fonda on the Plaza provides an elegant atmosphere for the most memorable wedding in Santa Fe. Place your trust in the capable hands of our dedicated wedding planners and discover for yourself this ethereal environment that will perfectly complement any vision.

Let's Meet!
Allow Our Seasoned Pros to Attend to the Details of Your Meeting

Conveniently nestled on the Santa Fe Plaza, La Fonda on the Plaza enjoys a strong history at the heart of the city's social scene. Throughout the years, La Fonda's Santa Fe meeting space has played host to a myriad of events, helping countless guests to enjoy unforgettable Santa Fe weddings, business functions, and celebrations. And, we were voted by Smart Meetings: the 2016 Premium Choice Award Winner.

Amazing Hotel! Fantastic Staff!

Such a beautiful hotel filled with original artworks and gorgeous inspirations! The history is as intriguing as the one-of-a-kind works of art adorning the rooms and corridors. Location was equally amazing, set between the St. Francis Cathedral and the Loretto Chapel, with the Plaza Market within steps of the hotel's front door. Couldn't recommend La Fonda more highly! Stayed March 2018, traveled as a couple

What a Perfect Place to Stay

This was our first trip ever to Santa Fe and we lucked out choosing La Fonda on the Plaza!! It was perfect in every way. The location was great... right in the middle of all the action. The room was comfortable and lovely. The staff was attentive and helpful. We ate at the restaurant one night and it was GREAT too! We loved every minute of our quick get away weekend. September 2018, traveled as a couple

Every aspect was enjoyable!

My partner and I stayed at La Fonda for three nights and I enjoyed our time as much or more than any other hotel stay. The staff was helpful and friendly, from the concierge to the parking attendant. The food at La Plazuela, the restaurant, was excellent. And it was fun just to wander around the halls and look at the art. Even the hotel gift shop was fun.  I would swear I spent three whole days there without seeing anyone on his or her cell phone. There was just too much art and people watching all around to be distracted by anything else. I highly recommend a stay here, preferably for more than a day.   Stayed March 2018, Traveled as a couple

Best 5 Days in Last 10 Months

The five days at La Fonda, in that beautiful quarter on the terrace floor, that Jacqueline & I were privileged to enjoy…was probably the best five days of the last 10 months. We are forever grateful to you for once again accommodating us. And by the way, we invited some Santa Fe friends to join us for dinner in the restaurant, La Plazuela: Your chefs are world class. And your hotel staff is marvelous, friendly & very very helpful. Thank you for your graciousness. Wishing you the very best, Mark & Jacqueline Margolis