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Hotel Chimayo de Santa Fe

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Dallas
Reviewed 3 June 2013

I stayed here for two nights on a business trip. The good is LOCATION! This hotels is a block off the square, right next door to The Anasazi and within a block of 3 of the top tier restaurants in Santa Fe. The Staff was very friendly and helpful (up until I realized I thought I had left something in...

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Nick S, Director of Operations at Hotel Chimayo de Santa Fe, responded to this review

We appreciate such a positive review! Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience while staying with us. I am glad our beds were "super and very comfortable." We know how important that is to a vacationer and we're glad it helped you get a good night's rest. I am sorry that our property seemed a bit...

Springfield, Missouri
Reviewed 3 June 2013

The Hotel Chimayo is like walking back in time. Walking to our room on a brick courtyard, it is narrow with the rooms rising 3 floors on each side. Several balconies jut out from the building making this seem like you stepped back in time. The room had narrow doors, beautiful fireplace, and a comfortable bed. If you are wanting...

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Nick S, Director of Operations at Hotel Chimayo de Santa Fe, responded to this review

What an amazing and detailed 5-star review! Thank you tabellae. Your words flow like a beautiful story and I am so pleased that you took the time to weave such a descriptive tale. It sounds like Winston was a stand-out in customer service. It pleases me to hear such kind words regarding our new bar manager. Please call us again...

South Florida, Florida
Reviewed 1 June 2013

This was our first trip to Santa Fe, New Mexico. We came to celebrate my wife and my birthdays. After much research, we decided to stay at the Hotel Chimayo de Santa Fe. Let me say this first and foremost, this is NOT a luxury hotel! This is a quaint, comfortable place for either a couple or family to enjoy....

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Nick S, Director of Operations at Hotel Chimayo de Santa Fe, responded to this review

Florida to New Mexico! What's not to like? Dear Mozzy7957, Thank you for this descriptive and informative review. Our hanging chiles, or ristras, are a unique sight to see and make our entrance and courtyard truly stand out here in the downtown area. They are actually from the city of Chimayo, of which we are based. Estefany tries to make...

Rockton, Illinois
Reviewed 29 May 2013 via mobile

It is difficult to describe how awful this hotel is. Cleanliness is not a priority. The window was falling out in the room and if you did get it to stay on track to be open to take out the musty smell...you propped it up with a stick. Bathroom was so dimly lit you could not see anything in it....

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Nick S, Director of Operations at Hotel Chimayo de Santa Fe, responded to this review

Dear Willson947, I would very much appreciate if you would contact me directly with your concerns. I would like to go over these issues in detail with you. Thank you Nick Stofocik Director of Operations

Dawsonville, Ga
Reviewed 29 May 2013

We have just returned from a three night stay at Hotel Chimayo. The location, only a few steps away from The Plaza, could not be better. The front office staff was outstanding-friendly, helpful, accomodating. Our room, though a little small, was excellent- very comfortable bed, quiet. The restaurant was also excellent. We booked a bed and breakfast package and had...

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Nick S, Director of Operations at Hotel Chimayo de Santa Fe, responded to this review

Thank Mr. and Mrs. Murray! It was wonderful having you here with us and I really do love that picture for your profile. That must have been somewhere VERY fun and exotic! Our staff does take pride on going that extra bit to make each stay unique. I will make sure to pass on your kind words. As you noted,...

Gold Canyon, Arizona
Reviewed 27 May 2013

I have been staying at the Hotel Chimayo (formerly the Plaza Real) since 2005. I have tried a couple of the "full service" hotels in Santa Fe but came back to the Chimayo. The buiding is in a historical architectural style and has a courtyard. It embraces you with the feeling of being in Old Santa Fe. The location can't...

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Nick S, Director of Operations at Hotel Chimayo de Santa Fe, responded to this review

Dear luv2pole, Thank you for continuing to be a valued guest of our building, despite the name we may be. Plaza Real and Hotel Chimayo are not as different as people would believe. The reason we decided to switch the name was our strong connection to the city and people of Chimayo--a northern New Mexican city steeped in artistic traditions...

Trophy Club, Texas
Reviewed 24 May 2013

I'd never been to Santa Fe and wanted to see it in spite of the rainy forecast. I'll definitely go back and was pleased with the Hotel Chimayo, even though there are many larger, more upscale hotels that we saw wandering around downtown Santa Fe. As many of the reviews on tripadvisor warn, the bathrooms are small. That's true, but...

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Nick S, Director of Operations at Hotel Chimayo de Santa Fe, responded to this review

What an inspiring 5-star review SchultzDuo, I love that we created a home-like atmosphere for that cold, rainy time. Of course, those days are few and far between in Santa Fe, but I am pleased that we were a safe haven from the storm. Our location is truly an asset here in the downtown area, and I hope that the...

Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 24 May 2013 via mobile

Great location. Charming. Underground parking. Block to plaza. Great breakfast and service. Room was upstairs and felt like in someone's upstairs guest suite in their house. Vet cute and can't beat the value for Santa Fe.

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Nick S, Director of Operations at Hotel Chimayo de Santa Fe, responded to this review

Thank you TravelRN01, Your review is just as charming! Thank you for taking time to enumerate the positive experience you had. I love that you felt as if you were in someone's house. Ever hotel wants their guests to feel like they are in a "home away from home." Please visit us again anytime--Tuscon is not that far! Nick Stofocik...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 21 May 2013

We just returned from our visit to the southwest. One of our 2000 mile drive, was a stop off to Santa Fe, New Mexico. My husband had made a booking mistake, and we ended up, WITH our 12 lb. Terrier, in, sorry to say, a terrible motel with a terrible location.. the Motel Six!! We stayed the first night, in...

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Rotonda West, Florida
Reviewed 20 May 2013

This was by far the largest accommodation we have stayed. It had a large living room, kitchenette, 1 full bath and 1 half bath. A walk-in closet and a TV in living room and bedroom. We were within walking distance of the square as well as the attractions. Shopping was superior to anywhere I have been.

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Nick S, Director of Operations at Hotel Chimayo de Santa Fe, responded to this review

I appreciate your comments pumpkin068. It sounds like the extremely close shopping and our large room facilities were just what you were looking for in Santa Fe. It also sounds as if you had one of our Junior Presidential Suites that have kitchenettes and half-bathrooms. Those rooms are very well-appointed and also very rare to reserve due to their popularity....

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
The Low ‘n Slow Lowrider Bar
The Low ‘n Slow Lowrider Bar
Cuisines: Bar, American, Spanish, Contemporary
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  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Breakfast Available
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Picturesque Hotel Chimayo de Santa Fe, a boutique hotel, offers luxurious accommodations with original artwork which celebrates the unique heritage of Chimayo. The enchanting guest room suites feature bancos, fireplaces, private or communal balconies and separate living rooms centered on an open-air plaza patio. Just a short walk from the hotel are some of the most treasured Santa Fe attractions such as the State Capitol, the Palace of the Governors, the striking St. Francis Cathedral Basilica, and the Loretto Chapel, which houses the Miraculous Spiral Staircase. "Hotels supporting cultural causes." ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Chimayo de Santa Fe

Address: 125 Washington Avenue, Santa Fe, NM 87501 (Formerly Hotel Plaza Real)
Region: United States > New Mexico > Santa Fe > Downtown
Price Range: $161 - $341 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Chimayo de Santa Fe 3.5*
Number of rooms: 56
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Also Known As:
Plaza Real Santa Fe
Plaza Real Hotel
Hotel Chimayo De Santa Fe New Mexico
Hotel Style:
#21 Family Hotel in Santa Fe
#24 Romantic Hotel in Santa Fe
#28 Business Hotel in Santa Fe
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Ask if you would like a room with a fireplace.”
 of 5 bubbles maryt580, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms with 2 double beds have a long flight of stairs just inside the room door.”
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 of 5 bubbles TexasMaria, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Suites have working fireplaces.”
 of 5 bubbles janeycat48, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a fireplace AND a sofa. Not all rooms have FPs, and not all rooms have sofas. Try and get both together.”
 of 5 bubbles kittkatt99, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a private balcony.”
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