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Bellevue, Washington
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Over the thanksgiving holiday, my wife and I had the pleasure of staying at this magnificent B&B located a short 10 minute walk to the historic and charming Plaza. We were greeted by Alex, who immediately made us feel so welcome. Arriving at dinner time the day before thanksgiving, we were very hungry from a long day of travel. Alex...

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Innman80, Owner at Inn of the Turquoise Bear, responded to this review

We so enjoyed having you stay with us Bruce and Sharon and are very pleased you enjoyed your stay! We are happy you found our recommendations helpful and our guests engaging. We regret you found the bed in our O Henry room too firm. It is a new mattress and foundation. We just had a guest leave the room who...

Reviewed 27 November 2016

My partner and I have traveled extensively around the world, and we have to say that we were extremely pleased with our stay at the Inn of the Turquoise Bear! The room was immaculate and very cozy, with a Kiva that came fully equipped with wood. The Inn keeper was very friendly and even sat down with us for a...

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Innman80, Owner at Inn of the Turquoise Bear, responded to this review

Thank you for the review Jessica! We enjoyed having you and Martina stay with us! It was fun getting to know you both along with other guests during our twilight reception. We are so pleased you found your stay with us exceptional! Happy Travels!

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

This was my first trip to Santa Fe-- a place I knew relatively little about until my husband recommended us to go on a whim. I am glad we decided to go and what better place to segue into this mystical and sacred treasure trove than to lodge at the Turquoise Bear? I haven't had the full gamut of Bed...

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Innman80, Owner at Inn of the Turquoise Bear, responded to this review

We are so pleased we were able to contribute to making your first trip to Santa Fe an enchanting one! They call this the land of enchantment for good reason. Having traveled extensively professionally before acquiring the Inn I do have a sense that travel isn't always easy or restful. We are very happy we made your visit comfortable and...

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Inn for 3 days. Dan, the owner and Alex, the manager were brilliant hosts and were totally focused on you, as the guest, and your needs. Nothing was too much for them. They helped with the planning of your day trips, restaurant recommendations and also they provided ideas about what to see during your time. They...

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Innman80, Owner at Inn of the Turquoise Bear, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review Chris! It was such fun having you both with us during your visit to the US! We know our adobe estate and acre of gardens charm our guests, but we are most proud that you found our breakfasts fabulous and service friendly! Happy Travels to you!

New Mexico
Reviewed 20 November 2016

I am a native New Mexican and have spent lots of time in Santa Fe and never knew about this inn, until my girlfriends picked it for a recent gathering. The location is very close in, but not on top of the historic downtown area. It is walking distance to many interesting galleries, restaurants, markets and coffee places, but the...

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Innman80, Owner at Inn of the Turquoise Bear, responded to this review

Thank you for the thorough and detailed review! We do love it when friends travel together and enjoyed getting to know you all better during your stay! As a New Mexican, your appreciation of our local authenticity and charms mean even more to us! Happy Travels!

Prescott, Arizona
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We just stayed two nights in the Igor Stravinsky room and could not be more pleased. The Inn has a great history, wonderfully convenient location, and fabulous atmosphere. The Innkeepers maintain a welcoming atmosphere around the clock, from individually prepared gourmet breakfasts complimentary wine in the evening, served in an absolutely charming lobby/living room. The fireplace in our room was...

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Innman80, Owner at Inn of the Turquoise Bear, responded to this review

We so enjoyed having you and Christina stay with us Rod! We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and proud to be added to your "go-to" list of places to stay! We look forward to having you back with us in the future! Thank you for the review!

Norman, Oklahoma
Reviewed 16 November 2016

My wife and I recently stayed at the inn for a wedding hosted there and were delighted by the historical character and hospitality. We stayed in the DH Lawrence room and found it well-appointed. Our wedding party was well accommodated, and it was fun going to their different rooms as each was unique and told a different story. Dan and...

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Innman80, Owner at Inn of the Turquoise Bear, responded to this review

Thank you for the review Paul & Hillary! We do love celebrating life events with our guests and enjoyed having you and your family stay with us. All of our rooms at our historic rambling adobe estate are quite unique but all exude authentic Santa Fe charm. We are very pleased everyone enjoyed their stay! Thank you for the recommendation!

Durango, Colorado
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We stayed in the room that shares a bathroom, the sharing of the bathroom not an issue. The inn provides you with robes and we never heard our neighbor. There were several features we loved. It's walking distance to downtown. We went to three museums, needed a change from the mountains. We will be back to Santa Fe to climb...

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Innman80, Owner at Inn of the Turquoise Bear, responded to this review

Our rambling adobe estate feels more like a home than commercial lodging doesn't it Mary! We love to host our hikers here at the Inn....there are so many beautiful and varied hiking trails in Santa Fe and we've hiked most all of them. It helps us make first hand recommendations to our guests! So pleased you and Duncan enjoyed your...

West Palm Beach, Florida
Reviewed 15 November 2016

My boyfriend and I recently stayed at the Turquoise Bear for four nights. We were so happy to have the charming Stravinsky room. It had it's own entrance, and was very quiet and comfortable. It being November, we had a crackling fire in the wood burning fire place each evening, so very cozy! Innkeepers Dan and Alex were both so...

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Innman80, Owner at Inn of the Turquoise Bear, responded to this review

Thank you for the review Michelle. The wood burning kiva fireplaces in our guest rooms make for an authentic and cozy experience don't they! We are very pleased you and Ken enjoyed your four days with us! Happy Travels!

Lone Tree, Colorado
Reviewed 14 November 2016

If you like staying in an inn where you are known by name, where you get to know the others who are staying, where you receive personalized service, where you can imagine famous people staying in "your" room and wandering the gardens, where you enjoy completely delicious breakfasts, this is the place to stay in Santa Fe. You could pay...

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Thank you for the kind review Mary Lou! We so enjoyed having you and Duane with us for a nice long visit! We know our quintessential rambling adobe estate with it's colorful history and lush gardens bring us many guests, but we are very proud that our friendly service, attention to detail, and tasty food bring them back again. We...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience warm Santa Fe style and charm in this quintessential rambling adobe estate occupying an acre of terraced gardens walking distance from the Santa Fe Plaza, Canyon Road, and Rail Yard. Our Santa Fe bed and breakfast will pamper you with gourmet breakfast, afternoon tea, twilight social reception, and concierge service. Guests will also enjoy complimentary parking and free Wi-Fi internet. Constructed in Spanish-Pueblo Revival style, our Santa Fe inn dates to the mid-1800's and is one of Santa Fe's most historically significant buildings. Located just 6 blocks from the Plaza, Canyon Rd, restaurants, shops and galleries. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Inn of the Turquoise Bear

Address: 342 E Buena Vista St, Santa Fe, NM 87505-2623
Region: United States > New Mexico > Santa Fe
Price Range: $236 - $457 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Inn of the Turquoise Bear 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“We loved staying in the Witter Bynner room. Great porch and views. The entire property has great sitting and sleep rooms/areas.”
 of 5 bubbles 933jbb, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“My room was separate from the main building, so extra quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles jss296, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“When we return, we will look for a room with a tile floor. This is a historic property with some wooden floors, and they do creak.”
 of 5 bubbles MatthewF226, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The rooms all have some artistic, historical significant and were beautiful and comfortable in their own rights”
 of 5 bubbles patriciaintx, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The little extra sitting area was great to have your suitcases and made the room feel bigger.”
 of 5 bubbles 999teresah, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
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