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El Rey Inn

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Dobbs Ferry
Reviewed 17 August 2014

August 2014. This is our 2nd visit to the El Rey, the first being in 2006. Both times excellent. Although our two queen room was around 150/night, compared to, say, under a hundred a night at one of the chains (and don't get me wrong - I love Motel Six's and Sup'r Eights - happily staying in many of them...

2Thank Jon R
Pagosa Springs
Reviewed 17 August 2014

El Rey was built in 1936, thoughtful owners over the years have maintained and upgraded this property. It now contains mature plantings, shady walks, sculptures and myriad flowers. We stayed in one of the original rooms nicely furnished with Santa Fe style furniture. My only disappointment - pillows way too soft, and bedside light fixture that did not work and...

1Thank Gowan
Reviewed 16 August 2014

I did not love Santa Fe as much as I thought I would (too touristy after Taos and Chimayo areas), so the El Rey was a real oasis with its friendly staff, great pool, and many amenities. It was close to the Shake Foundation too, which was a perfect lunch spot. The El Rey's breakfasts were good and varied. Our...

2Thank Yael S
Reviewed 13 August 2014

El Ray Inn is beautifully set out , good price for rooms , very clean & neat hotel , traditional adobe style ,plenty of facility's & room , grounds are lovely & pool is spacious , spas & sauna are great , washing facility's are good Highly recommended to stay at

1Thank Kazick
Reviewed 10 August 2014

We were heading back to Texas and needed a place to stay in Santa Fe over the 4th of July. Tried to book the El Rey over the internet but it showed full. Pulled in and were pleasantly surprised to find they did have a room--they explained they don't put all their rooms up on the net and hold back...

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Amarillo, Texas
Reviewed 7 August 2014

Older Inn but well kept. Staff was friendly and the grounds are so beautiful. A little far from the Square area. The breakfast was nice and great to sit outside an enjoy the scenery. The flowers are gorgeous all around.

1Thank travelchicky13
Menlo Park, California
Reviewed 6 August 2014

We keep returning to El Rey Inn, year after year, because it delivers consistently and a bit more. This time, at the end of June, the gardens were in bloom, providing welcome shade from the hot sun. We discovered two wonderful Mexican restaurants within walking distance! Our room located off the courtyard was quiet (no noise from Cerrillos Rd.).

Thank annewdv
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Well-maintained vintage property. Entered room via our own patio with wrought iron table and chairs and framed by vines, trees and flowers. Large, clean room had tall windows with white plantation shutters. Terracotta tile floor, comfortable king-size bed, cozy sitting area with cute corner fireplace, skylight in bathroom for plenty of natural light. After unpacking, my husband and I strolled...

2Thank Nancy P
Dripping Springs, TX
Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

About 10 minutes from the heart of Santa Fe on Cerillos Road, El Rey will sweep you back to a leisurely time of visiting outdoors in cool gardens with gently flowing fountains and birds chirping. They have a continental breakfast included in the price of the room. It is enjoyable with seating in a courtyard as well as inside. This...

1Thank Kathy C
Reviewed 2 August 2014

I LOVE,LOVE,LOVE the El Rey Inn!!! What a pleasant surprise of a sweet gem during a busy business week of traveling. The El Rey is a throw back to an old motor lodge court motel, updated with modern furniture keeping with the Southwest feel. The bed was a Memory Foam..need I say more!! The grounds are adorable with lush gardens...

1Thank Amy R

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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about El Rey Inn

Address: 1862 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87505-3370
Region: United States > New Mexico > Santa Fe
Price Range: $160 - $252 (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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“Call and ask about the rooms as the price is different based on the type.”
  • Courtyard where our room was located
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570christophera, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“at back of property furthest from street”
LeeAnger, 20 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms 50-57 are at back of property and have less noise with patios on the pool”
joshs381, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“Get one with larger room and patio/balcony or one of the bungalows”
333roberti, 11 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms in the back are obviously quieter but didn't really hear traffic at all.”
170judyc, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
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