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Hotel La Fonda de Taos

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Ridgecrest, California
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80 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are only 2 rooms with a balcony overlooking the Plaza and they are worth the extra cost. To sit on the balcony and watch life unfold on the Plaza was a great experience. The historic hotel is up-to-date with modern comforts. You're walking distance to great restaurants and history. We were there in mid-October and weather was nice, crowds... More 

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16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The convenience of being in the historic plaza was important to us as we wanted to be able to just park our car and walk. The staff were very pleasant and most accommodating, and we enjoyed meeting Kristen, Jo, and Frank. They were informative as to what to do in the area and made our stay a very pleasant one.... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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91 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you visit Taos this is a great place to stay. Located in the plaza right in the center of town, walking distance to everything. Nice rooms, good price. The area takes you back to the old west in America.

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CT
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Very charming old hotel which has been restored with all the comforts needed. Our room was overlooking the Plaza and was lovely. The staff was great. Parking is either on the street or in the back, which is a little ways to walk, but the clerk checking us in opened the back door and brought a luggage rack to make... More 

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Houston, Texas
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118 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great hotel with history and location right on the square. The issue is the noise in the square at night. On a Friday, I had to resort to the ear plugs that were provided in the bathroom to get some sleep and still it was a challenge. The staff was excellent and the wifi was good. The... More 

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16 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This was not our first stay at this hotel! We love staying here due to the location. The rooms are small, but comfortable and very clean. For the most part the hotel staff where very accommodating, friendly and knowledgeable about near by activities! My only concern with the staff was one of the housekeeping staff left our room door open... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

La Fonda is a very convenient place to stay in Taos with easily accessible car park and a great position on the main square. We were given a warm welcome and our room 302 was light, spacious and had a little balcony overlooking the activity below. We didn't try the dining room as they don't serve breakfast however complimentary teas... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Historic hotel that has been nicely updated. Friendly and helpful staff. Convenient parking behind the hotel. Interesting art work displayed. Nice coffee shop on site. Eccentric exhibit of D. H. Lawrence paintings was fun to see.

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Wichita, KS
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52 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We wanted a retreat for a night while spending a week in Pagosa Springs and we had always wanted to stay here and were pleasantly surprised. Everything was done well, the decor, the service, everything. You get coffee, tea or hot chocolate 24 hours or from the Starbucks when it's open. There is a beautiful sitting area on the mezzanine... More 

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Kansas
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76 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Have walked past place this place 100's of times over the last 50 years and never stayed there. Am I ever glad I chose the La Fonda this time! The Penthouse is as nice of a suite you could wish for. A bit pricey, but we felt it was worth it and will use it again.

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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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 

Additional Information about Hotel La Fonda de Taos

Address: 108 S Plaza, Taos, NM 87571-5957
Region: United States > New Mexico > Taos County > Taos
Price Range: $193 - $753 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel La Fonda de Taos 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Go for 3rd floor balcony rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 754steveb754, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Can' help here”
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“A room overlooking the plaza is nice.”
 of 5 bubbles nintyfive, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 302 on third floor is large and good light with French doors onto balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles urbanelady, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The Penthouse has a rooftop terrace, fireplace and full kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles BuilderDad, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
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