The moment you step through our doors, you know that you have found Old World Santa Fe.
As Santa Fe's oldest, best-known hotel, La Fonda on the Plaza has set the standard for warm and elegant accommodations since the early 1900s. Located in the historic heart of the city across from the 1887 St. Francis Cathedral Basilica, we have long been the destination for discriminating travelers, earning a reputation as the crossroads of the world. The legendary Santa Fe Trail ends at La Fonda, signaling to travelers that, wherever their journey began, they've finally arrived.
A treasure of heritage and art, La Fonda offers a unique glimpse into the history of the Old West. Each of our unique guest rooms and suites feature hand-painted furnishings and showcase the origins of Santa Fe Style. Surrounded by extraordinary shopping, galleries, and museums, La Fonda on the Plaza is an ideal base to explore the “City Different.”
La Fonda has a long history as the social center of town, where Santa Feans have gathered in warm, friendly surroundings for generations. Our meeting and banquet specialists know how to entertain, whether it’s a bridal party or a gala banquet. Choose from our eight meeting and banquet rooms filled with original art, kiva fireplaces, hand-carved beams, and other artisanal touches, along with wireless and landline Internet access. Our menu of gourmet specialties served by our impeccable catering and banquet staff will ensure that you are remembered as the perfect host.
At the heart of La Fonda is La Plazuela dining room, filled with natural light and whimsical folk art touches, like our legendary hand-painted windows. Along with offering contemporary interpretations of American standards, Chef Lane Warner updates Northern New Mexico classics with locally sourced organic meats and produce. A daily New Mexican lunch buffet entices passersby at the neighboring La Fiesta Lounge, where evenings find enthusiastic crowds dancing to live entertainment. And for the city’s most inspiring sunsets, take the elevator up to the Bell Tower Bar for cocktails during the warm-weather months—a can’t-miss Santa Fe experience.
Come make memories with us!