This place was a wonderful change from the usual. Historic, charming & quaint in the most perfect location...on the plaza. Friendly & competent staff.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"really nice, but..."
Three nights in king size, room was in front of the hotel on the plaza (nice). Seemed like a slow time, don't know why they placed other parties directly next to us when the sound seems to pads through the walls so easily. Clean room, a little small but goes with the historic building and ambience, just wish it had better insulated walls.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Weekend getaway for snowboarding. I arrived at around 6:30 pm and the night staff were very friendly and helpful. They made some good dinner suggestions. They also offered me a cup of coffee and a pastry, I declined as I was heading out for dinner. Next morning the lady working the front desk was not quite as friendly or helpful, but not rude. I asked […] for a coffee and a pastry and the lady said only the coffee was included. I asked for a bottle of water and she said no only the water bottles in the room were included. The hotel is located in the little plaza and walking distance from little shops and restaurants. It is a good 45 mins from the ski area. Overall hotel is clean, bending is comfortable and quiet. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Great place to stay in Taos"
Rooms very clean and all amenities fine with an excellent location on the Taos main square. My only criticism is the room was a little small and their restaurant didn't open till 11am. Other than those minor issues, I'd certainly stay there again. The nearby Bent St Cafe and the Taos Inn both served as great food alternatives and the Moby Dickens bookstore […] is a treasure. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Great Location on the plaza"
Very Pleasant hotel. Decor was nice but not exactly as pictured.Genuine Expedia guest review
Expecting a lot better experience for the price we paid. If you get a penthouse suite maybe better but our king suite was awlful.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
I had a very relaxing time staying on the square in TaosGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Great location, friendly staff"
Hotel was very comfy, right on Plaza, shops. Staff was very friendly and went out of their way to be helpful. Would recommend to friends!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Awesome hotel on The Plaza"
We had room 203, right off lobby. It was a great mini suite with gas fireplace in bedroom. There is also a nice, common sitting room with fireplace over lobby. The hotel staff is friendly and helpful. We wished we stayed for another night!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Well located on the plaza! Clean rooms! Comfortable beds!Genuine Expedia guest review
For the quality and size of room it was greatly overpriced. Could not believe that there was an additional $6.00 parking fee. (thankfully this fee was waived when we complained about it.) decor seemed tired and worn--we fixed loose toilet seat ourselves.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Aging like fine wine"
This building is well over 100 years old but is in good shape. Good staff and service. Parking a little challenge but not horrible. Rooms on small side and not always luggage cart accessible but clean and well cared for.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Central and Atmospheric"
La Fonda de Taos is about as centrally located as it gets- right on the plaza. It has a real "old New Mexico" feel with pleasant sitting areas and nooks that couldn't be farther away from the experience of a chain. Those staying here have free access to a display of the infamous "forbidden paintings" of renowned early 20th century British author D.H. […] Lawrence. No breakfast, but a daily free coffee from the Starbucks off the lobby. One drawback: our front-facing room caught any noise from the plaza, including very early morning street cleaning. Only one two-bed room. $6 off-street parking fee. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
The Hotel La Fonda was rated very high for places to stay in Taos, NM. I stayed only one night, but the room, bed, and location of the hotel make this a hotel that I would stay at again. The staff was very friendly and the location made the hotel an awesome choice if you don't want to have to drive much in Taos proper. Good night's stay.Genuine Expedia guest review
Location is perfect - right on the plaza but this does make it a little awkward for checking in and getting your luggage in although the hotel does have parking behind the hotel. No breakfast facilities other than tea and coffee from local coffee shop. History and location would mean I would definitely recommend it. Remember to have a look at the paintings […] by DH Lawrence. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
Excellent place to stay in Taos. Location is right in the heart of town.Genuine Expedia guest review
"historic inn with charm"
Reception was extremely helpful with our stay. The room was a little small but expected for such a historic place. The internet did not work but free WiFi is available outside the hotel on the plaza. Just to be in the center of Taos is very special and this hotel has the best location!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Easy walkinf distance"
My sister and I had a great time of relaxing and motorcycle ridungGenuine Hotels.com guest review
Very good overall - staff friendly - could have used an in-room refrigerator!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Good location but...."
Art: Taos was okay but cannot compete with Santa Fe. Hotel just seemed to lack conveniences. Step up to a bathroom is never a good idea. Bathroom lacks space to open up cosmetic bags. A/C & Heating controls not controlled by the individual rooms.Genuine Expedia guest review
This is one of the best hotels I have stayed in, not too big, but all of the amenities. The room was larger than normal and the public areas are impressive. The location, right on the plaza, is perfect.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
This hotel was our second night spot on a motorcycle tour. It sits on the Taos plaza, which is in a very congested area. The hotel was amazing-very well appointed with significant art on the walls and a magnificent restaurant in the restaurant. Our room was impressively decorated with a gas fireplace-very romantic. The staff was incredible. When they […] understood we were on a large motorcycle, they actually went outside to try to find parking for us. They gave us extra time in the loading zone to allow a spot to open, which it did. I have never seen staff this customer oriented. It's a beautiful hotel with lots to offer and a staff that cares. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Right on the Plaza!"
Wonderful stay in a cozy hotel! Wonderful, helpful staff. Complimentary Starbucks coffee! Smaller rooms. Fantastic place to stay if you don't need a lot of room!Genuine Expedia guest review
Pretty tiny room, but OK given it was last-minute. Best cable offering I've ever seen in a hotel.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"HISTORICAL, FRIENDLY, PLACE TO STAY IN TAOS"
We had a great time. The rooms are small, but comfy and well-appointed. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Parking was close and easy to use and there was no extra cost. If you want to be in the right spots in Taos, this is the place to be.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Great location, great restaurant nice rooms"
enjoyed every aspect of our stay clean cosy rooms with fireplace. great staff. outstanding food.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"On the plaza."
This is an older hotel so don't expect it to look like a new hotel. Over the years, rooms have become more spacious and there are more amenities. When you stay on the plaza in Taos, expect something that reflects the period and architecture of years gone by. It is a charming hotel with considerable history and a very attentive staff. The rooms and bathrooms […] are small by contemporary standards, but you don't go to Taos to sit in your hotel room all day. The restaurant is exceptional. Our meals were delicious and the wait staff is polished and attentive without hovering. If you think you need a modern hotel, this probably won't satisfy you, but if you want to be on the plaza, in the middle of Taos and within walking distance of shops and restaurants, you will enjoy this hotel. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
Loved it, great place to stay for a weekend get-away!!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Very cute hotel, conveniently located in the plaza in Taos. A variety of shops and restaurants all within a few blocks. Delightful room; we had a King suite with a comfortable fold-out queen sofa bed and lovely king in a separate room. There was a mini fridge and nice bathroom with toiletries. Would definitely recommend.Genuine Expedia guest review
Much overrated and overpriced. Poor service. Very small rooms, cramped & crowded with very few electric outlets. Wifi and television not working properly and service desk phone calls were never answered. Irresponsible personnel working guest services. Location on the plaza was about the only good part of it.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"A very good option in central Taos"
We chose Hotel La Fonda because it is right on the central plaza of Taos, and lots of restaurants and shops are within walking distance. Room was comfortable but very small. Bed was comfortable and warm. Did like the "pay for 3 nights and 4th is free" deal! Did like the WiFi internet in the room. Did like the "free coffee, tea, hot cocoa" deal with […] the café in the lobby. Did not like that they charge their guests to use their own parking lot. All in all, we would stay there again. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
Put in wrong room at first, but was corrected quickly. No coffee available in room, no coffee last morning. No microwave - this is the 20th century! Half an hour after checking in, received noise complaint at 5pm - RIDICULOUS!! Especially since it was another room blaring music from clock radio Rooms ARE NOT worth the moneyGenuine Hotels.com guest review
Old hotel and what goes with it, smaller rooms, no counter space in bathroom. Has been updated somewhat. Was disappointed in menu in the restaurant in the hotel. Staff was very accommodating and location right on Taos plaza. Room was cold, but eventually warmed up with space heater and fireplace. People on plaza can get loud at night.Genuine Expedia guest review
This hotel was very comfortable, great location on the plaza, and the staff was outstanding! Our only suggestion would be to have a coffee maker/coffee in the room for that early morning coffee requirement rather than having to go downstairs to the adjoining coffee shop (complimentary coffee).Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Old Hotel Downtown"
Air cond. turned off for the winter, it was so hot we could not stay in the room. We were able to get a fan, did not help much. Parking not good behind hotel dirt lot. No free breakfast, No coffee in room, no microwave, too exoensive, about 70.00 per night over most other hotels.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Must I have a title ??"
Hotel was great. After reading some of the reviews prior to booking, I'll add ... yes, you have to pay to park around the corner. But there is loading and unloading in the white zone in front of the hotel. The front desk clerk even carried our bags upt to our room while we parked in back and walked back around. He also waived the parking fee since the […] room was already paid for. BONUS ! Also, yes, you can hear street noise from the hotel. But, your picking a hotel right smack in the center of the square, what do you expect ??? We enjoyed our stay as quick as it may have been but would toally book again. Oh, and go to Ricky's for breakfast ... D-Lish! Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
Staff was wonderful. Overall hotel is quite nice. The room was clean as was the bathroom and linen. The only negative was the size of the room compared to what we paid. Maybe it was 11x11 (not including the bathroom)? It fit a queen bed , 2 small end tables, a small table/desk and a hutch (which contained a tv) with minimal room to fit between the furniture. […] Tolerable for a one night stay. Likely not for a longer duration. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"The Heart of Taos"
If you want a hotel in the center of the old town and right on the plaza, you can't get better than this. Although lovely, at $200 a night, I think it was over priced for old town Taos. Staying in the area gives you walking access to restaurants, art galleries, craft shows and shops. If that is what you want, this is a perfect hotel. The old Spanish […] and adobe style with a gas fireplace in the room was charming. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
Convenient location for shopping the plaza, loved the history of the building. The parking lot was very convenient. King bed was not as comfortable as we had hoped, but the sofa bed was very comfortable (according to the one who slept on it). Staff was very nice and helpful. Some of the furniture was ready to be upgraded or replaced. Lampshades had […] holes in them and were torn. Overall cleanliness of the hotel was excellent. All in all we really enjoyed our visit, but would probably not stay again because of the price. We wanted to do it at least once and we are not disappointed. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Quintessential Taos experience"
La Fonda is an old hotel in all the right ways. No swimming pool or exercise room, just a gracious staff and fascinating decor. The staff is interested in their history and wonderfully warm. The rooms are smallish but reek the feel of Taos, the history of Pueblos, Spain, Mexico and the old and new West. ( without the smell) right on the Plaza. It is […] the perfect place to experience why you go to Taos. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Close to the action but away from the noise"
We stayed in a one bedroom casita with a private courtyard and thoroughly enjoyed the privacy of having this all to ourselves. Town square was half a block away so we could be in the midst of everything. Hotel restaurant didn't open for breakfast until 10AM...too late for us. Staff was pleasant, informative and helpful. We will definitely stay agai […] n. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Great location, rock hard beds"
Very clean for an older hotel. Staff very friendly and responsive. Queen beds felt like sleeping on the floor. I'd stay again but hope they replace the mattresses soon.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
This is the only hotel right on the plaza, so it is close to shops, restaurants and other sights. The staff was friendly and helpful. It is historic and beautiful. Our room was small and pretty ordinary but I would definitely go back.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Although Hotel La Fonda de Taos is right in the center of town, it was delightful, quiet. Intimate, cozy and delightful staff. Wonderful view of the Plaza from our bedroom window. Easy walking distance to all restaurants, shops and galleries. Lovely room, clean. The hotel restaurant was closed for renovations during our stay.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Right in the Plaza"
LaFonda is in a very convenient location to shopping, dining, and in town sight seeing. The staff was pleasant. Unfortunately the restaurant was closed for maintenance, but there were many restaurants located close to LaFonda.. Our stay was very pleasant and we would stay there again.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"La Fonda De Taos"
The hotel was fine. It was centrally located and easy to find. The room was way too small.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Pleasantly surprised with Hotel La Fonda"
We stayed at Hotel La Fonda the last 3 nites of our trip through southern Colorado and Santa Fe/Taos area. The hotel staff was very friendly and at first I thought the rooms were somewhat dated. As it turned out, we enjoyed the authentic southwest feel of the furniture, the bed was very comfortable, the lounge area with kiva toward the center of the […] hotel was a great place to visit with our friends .... and oh, the free coffee at the Starbucks on the main level was quite a treat. We will stay there again! Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
I always stay here. Clean, nice atmosphere, centrally located. Love the little cafe. Great NM food.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Nice Hotel. Good Location. Friendly Staff. Recommended.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Had a great time. perfect location. Very nice staff. would stay there again.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
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