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El Rey Inn

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 21 May 2014

We rely on ratings from multiple reviews to help us decide where we wish to stay. Ratings can sometimes can love it or hate it, but if they are mostly favorable with very few unfavorables, you can generally disregard the low ratings. El Rey in our search came in at 4.1 out 5 stars and after staying there for 1...

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6Thank Dan M
Reviewed 19 May 2014

Loved this place. Especially nice in good weather due to the outdoor spaces. - old style motel that's been remodeled (but not the expensive Ralph Lauren type remodel). Lots of local "route 66" type style. (and yeah I know 66 didn't go through Santa Fe, it runs through Albuquerque, but you get the idea) - end of Cerrillos Road closest...

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4Thank hibachi
Leominster, Massachusetts
Reviewed 17 May 2014

We stayed here for three nights on the first leg of our journey through the Southwest. The historical inn has lots of charm, with several courtyards, a fountain, a pool, and hot tub. Josh, the clerk I spoke with over the phone when I made the reservation, was the clerk when we got there. He was a sweet young man....

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4Thank Beverly F
Edinburg, Texas, United States
Reviewed 16 May 2014

This is our favorite hotel in Santa Fe, & it has come to be a very special for us over the last four years. The location is great--a short drive to downtown & great restaurants. The rates are very reasonable for the location & accommodations. We're always very pleased with our stay! The hotel has a great New Mexican charm...

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1Thank thereeds_2704
Fredericksburg, Texas
Reviewed 13 May 2014

I recently stayed at El Rey for the 7th time, each time bringing a small group of fellow travelers. El Rey has consistently been charming, clean, and accommodating to our needs. The helpfulness of the staff, the complimentary breakfast, the teeming gardens, the fireplaces, and the El Rey Experience are truly one-of-a-kind.

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Bar Harbor, Maine, USA
Reviewed 8 May 2014

Great place to stay whether for one night or one week as I did. The staff are warm and very help. My room is cozy, clean and well-maintained. A special treat: the windows open so I can listen to the birds outside my window as I awake each morning and enjoy fresh air all day long. The property is a...

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Santa Rosa, California, Usa
Reviewed 8 May 2014

The best thing about this charming hotel was the top-notch staff. All our needs were met and questions answered. The spa in a little courtyard was wonderful. The breakfast is ample, and the staff loves to bring you a warm tortilla and fruit, if you want them. Room shows a bit of wear and tear, but I like the absence...

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Salida, Co. USA
Reviewed 26 April 2014

My one recommendation would be to run a shuttle service into the Plaza, even if once an hour... The grounds are quite nice, unlike many of the more motel'ish places in SantaFe, this one left a nice amount of Open Space. Some of the rooms need going over, cracked sink, old toilet seat, carpeting that has seen better days. But...

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Seattle
Reviewed 20 April 2014

We stayed here one night (before our time share was available) --- two different kinds of worlds! The El Rey has such character! Our room was large, immaculate, and included all necessary amenities (good quality, firm mattresses, small refrigerator, safe, shower and tub, hairdryer, TV, etc.). The TV had a permanent splash of dots about 6" long burned into the...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 20 April 2014

This place was incredible. It wasn't like being in the city at all. Our room was large, the bathroom was HUGE, all the amenities were great. Service was super friendly. Having the two hot tubs available at different sides of the property was great. The "indoor" hot tub has big doors so it's practically outdoors. Great towels with special pool...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about El Rey Inn

Address: 1862 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe, NM 87505
Region: United States > New Mexico > Santa Fe
Price Range: ₹ 5,255 - ₹ 10,715 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — El Rey Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 86
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Also Known As:
El Rey Hotel Santa Fe
Santa Fe El Rey Inn
El Rey Santa Fe
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#1 Green Hotel in Santa Fe
#12 Romantic Hotel in Santa Fe
#14 Family Hotel in Santa Fe
#20 Business Hotel in Santa Fe
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“In the winter - try to get a room with a fireplace.”
  • Fireplace in our room - wonderful!
 of 5 bubbles DanH342, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Each room different, good map on website, stay away from road. Our friends in #48 was larger and better furnished than our #49.”
 of 5 bubbles Soxgirl58, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Run away from the noise, in the back and high up. Tip the clerk whatever you have to do.”
 of 5 bubbles 498michaeln, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with the big courtyard...beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles leticiat797, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Each of the rooms is a little different from each other so, if you have a choice, select which room suits you best.”
 of 5 bubbles elli0ttian, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
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