Garretts Desert Inn - Santa Fe

311 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States, 87501  show map
 3 stars
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Garretts Desert Inn - Santa Fe

Wi-Fi
Parking

USD 8 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

Spa and relaxation

Spa center

Overview

The classic Garretts Desert Inn is a 3-star property with beautiful rooms to stay in a historic area of Santa Fe. Since 1957, it has been hosting guests in the heart of Santa Fe.

This hotel is about 3.1 km away from Santa Fe Institute. The hotel offers perfect location 1 km from the center of Santa Fe.

An opera house, a museum and a chapel are set within walking distance.

A 25-minute drive will take guests to Santa Fe airport.

Rooms

Garretts Desert Inn features 83 guestrooms with individual climate control, high-speed internet, an individual safe, coffee/tea makers and ironing facilities. They provide bathrooms with a bathtub, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Several dining options include Ze French Bistro and Bistro 315 which offer menus of French meals and placed 50 meters away from the hotel.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

A storage room, an elevator and a vending machine along with a business center, a conference room and a photocopier are also at guests' disposal.

Relax

Parents will find meals and board games for their children on-site. Active travelers will appreciate a gym and a fitness centre available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site at USD 8 per day.

Number of rooms:   83.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Vending machines
  • Exterior corridors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Board games
  • Children's menu

Leisure facilities

  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Spa center

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 17 years
Existing bedding FREE

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

311 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States, 87501

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City Center
  • Santa Fe
    300 m
Airports
  • Santa Fe (SAF)
    15.7 km
  • Los Alamos (LAM)
    37.0 km
Restaurants
  • Luminaria (cuisine: Southwestern)
    40 m
  • Bistro 315 (cuisine: French)
    50 m
Parks
  • Nambe Falls
    310 m
  • Absolute Nirvana Spa & Gardens
    500 m
Ski areas
  • Ski Santa Fe
    4.0 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    83

Rooms and availability

Garretts Desert Inn photos Room
Queen Room
  • Room size:

    22 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
Room Description:

This room features satellite TV and tea and coffee-making facilities. A work desk is also provided.

Garretts Desert Inn photos Room
Standard King Room
  • Room size:

    20 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This room features satellite TV and tea and coffee-making facilities. A work desk is also provided.

Garretts Desert Inn photos Room
Standard Queen Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
Room Description:

This suite features satellite TV and tea and coffee-making facilities. A work desk is also provided.

Classic Dormitory Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 1 King-size bed

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  • General:Wi-Fi
Room Description:

STANDARD QUEEN 1 QN BED. 240 SF -MOST AFFORDABLE OPTION IN HEART OF TOWN. CLASSIC

Garretts Desert Inn Location

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What's nearby

Places of interest

  • The Plaza300 m

Sport related

  • Lensic Performing Arts Center400 m

Museums

  • Chalk Farm Gallery100 m
  • Historic Artistic Patrimony100 m
  • Arlene Siegel Gallery100 m
  • Rainbow Man200 m
  • Azbell Charles Gallery200 m
  • Arius Tile Don Gaspar Gallery200 m
  • Century Gallery200 m
  • Cafe Pasqual's Gallery200 m
  • Rance Hood Gallery200 m
  • Institute of American Indian Arts200 m
  • EL Nicho200 m
  • Barclay Fine Art200 m
  • Museum Shop300 m
  • New Mexico Museum-Indian Arts300 m
  • State Museum Admin Bldg300 m
  • Andrew Smith Gallery300 m
  • Anderson Contemporary Art300 m
  • Palace of the Governors300 m
  • Museum of Fine Arts Shop300 m
  • New Mexico Archaeological Stds300 m
  • New Mexico State Monuments300 m
  • Altermann Galleries400 m
  • Lensic Theatre400 m
  • Museum of New Mexico400 m
  • Bovis Primitive Arts400 m
  • Southwestern Assn-Indian Arts400 m
  • Andrea Fisher Fine Pottery400 m

Local attractions

  • C.G. Higgins Confections 1.6 km
    847 Ninita St OR 130 Lincoln Avenue, Suite B
  • Santa Fe Workshops 2.2 km
    1 Mount Carmel Rd
  • Museum of Spanish Colonial Art2.4 km
    Museum Hill 750 Camino Lejo
  • Santa Fe National Cemetery1.7 km
    501 North Guadalupe St.
  • Santa Fe Botanical Garden2.3 km
    715 Camino Lejo Museum Hill

Near the hotel

  • Loretto Chapel80 m
    207 Old Santa Fe Trail Between Alameda and Water sts.
  • Mountain Trails Gallery130 m
    200 Old Santa Fe Trl
  • The Oldest House140 m
    215 E de Vargas St Lower Old Santa Fe Trail
  • Santa Fe Farmer\'s Market 210 m
    Old Santa Fe Railroad Station
  • The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi220 m
    131 Cathedral Pl
  • San Miguel Chapel160 m
    401 Old Santa Fe Trl Lower Old Santa Fe Trail
  • Santa Fe Playhouse160 m
    142 East DeVargas Street, Santa Fe

Restaurants nearby

  • Luminaria40 m

    Address: 211 Old Santa Fe Trail
    Phone: 505-988-5531

    83% likes this, based on 354 reviews
    Cuisine: Southwestern
    Price Range: INR 973 - INR 2 270

  • mangiamo pronto!40 m

    Address: 228 Old Santa Fe Trail
    Phone: 505-989-1904

    73% likes this, based on 81 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: INR 0 - INR 778

  • Ze French Bistro100 m

    Address: 311 Old Santa Fe Trail
    Phone: 505 984 8500

    55% likes this, based on 20 reviews
    Cuisine: French
    Price Range: INR 778 - INR 2 141

  • Bistro 31550 m

    Address: 315 Old Santa Fe Trl
    Phone: 505-986-9190

    69% likes this, based on 178 reviews
    Cuisine: French

  • Le Chantilly Cafe50 m

    Address: 311 old Santa Fe Trail

    54% likes this, based on 14 reviews
    Cuisine: American, French

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    83
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Garretts Desert Inn Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Garretts Desert Inn

Average guest rating

7.2out of 10
Very good
Based on 163 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Family with children
    10.0

    Friendly staff and close to plaza.

    Needs refrigerators in the rooms.

  • Family with children
    8.8

    The location near Santa Fe's plaza.

  • Family with children
    10.0

    Located at the heart of old Santa Fe; quiet and comfortable rooms

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    Excellent location. One block from the Loretto Chapelle and three blocks from the main plaza and shopping area. The price that we obtained through Booked.net was a real bargain. We will definitely stay there during our next visit to Santa Fe.

  • Single
    8.8

    Idéal location .

    Too many different kinds of taxes tagged to room price ...

  • Group of friends
    7.4

    Garrett's Desert Inn is located in downtown Santa Fe which is a premium spot but the price was very reasonable. It was wonderful to be able to walk everywhere and not to have to deal with driving and parking issues. It also had a very nice pool. The maids did a great job cleaning the room on a daily basis.

    The most annoying thing about our stay had to do with the quality of the beds. There was something wrong with the mattresses and/or box springs, especially on one of the beds. Every time someone rolled over in their sleep the noise produced was truly astounding and would awaken the other occupants of the room. It compromised the sleep of everyone in the group.

  • Group of friends
    6.2

    the convenience of the restaurant for my mother, who uses a walker. the location where I could take a walk in the evening and look at lovely old town Santa Fe.

    The staff, when checking in, admitted they didn't look at the special requirements on my reservation, and put my mother (who uses a walker and cannot climb stairs) in a second floor room. Before they would change it, they made me show them the copy of the booking I had with me to "prove" I'd asked for a first floor room. They were rude and uncaring. Once I showed them, they were a little nicer but made me feel they were doing me a huge favor by finding a first floor room for us.

  • Family with children
    8.2

    This hotel has the best location of any budget hotel in the Santa Fe area. The rooms are clean and comfortable. You will save the agrivation of finding parking in this historic nm town.

    The could have set up a small continental breakfast with juice and coffee.

  • Family with children
    8.2

    I loved the location just 2 blocks from the Plaza & all the shops. It was clean, the staff was friendly, helpful & efficient. When the A/C in our room was not keeping us cool, a maintenance man was there in less than 3 minutes. They helped us move to a different room with a new A/C unit that kept us very comfortable even tho' it was almost 100* outside! The room was clean & comfortable. It was a good value for what I paid for it.

    The only thing I would change would be the desk in the lobby where you check in. It is very high almost as if they are afraid a guest will attack them. I am only 5 ft tall & I could not see over it. It made the lobby seem a little un-welcoming & for me, it was just difficult for them to see that I was standing there. I kinda had to wave my hand to get someone's attention!

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    Liked location breakfast cafe

    Said free parking for guests on sign, but charged $ 8 per night to park

  • Group of friends
    4.6

    Smoking policy - must go into parking lot to smoke, no smoking allowed on outside balcony

  • Group of friends
    8.2

    The value for maney &location

    Paying for parking and poor tv reception

  • Older travelers
    7.0

    The location and the reasonable price for that location.

    First, Garrett's Desert Inn is a motel, and has never been anything else, so their charging $12.00 to park in their wide-open, virtually unoccupied motel lot is incredibly offensive ... obviously gouging their customers. I've never been charged by a motel for parking. On principle, I will almost certainly not stay there again. Also ... the plumbing was hideous. If someone in a nearby room flushed the toilet or opened a hot water tap, the shower would immediately go completely cold. And ... the tile grouting in the shower was dirty with mold. It should be scrubbed.

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    Comfortable, convenient, and charming in an old style fashion.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    The restaurant was understaffed and we waited 45 minutes to get breakfast. There were only a handful of patrons in the restaurant at the time.

How to reach hotel

hotel Garretts Desert Inn - Santa Fe Santa Fe location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

311 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States, 87501

Get directions
City Center
  • Santa Fe
    300 m
Airports
  • Santa Fe (SAF)
    15.7 km
  • Los Alamos (LAM)
    37.0 km
Restaurants
  • Luminaria (cuisine: Southwestern)
    40 m
  • Bistro 315 (cuisine: French)
    50 m
Parks
  • Nambe Falls
    310 m
  • Absolute Nirvana Spa & Gardens
    500 m
Ski areas
  • Ski Santa Fe
    4.0 km
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    83