What is Santa Fe known or famous for?
Santa Fe is known as the “City Different”. Big on traditions, Santa Fe embodies a rich history of Hispanic, Anglo and Native American cultures which can be seen in our architecture, food, arts and galleries. Santa Fe is popular for those that enjoy hiking, biking and relaxing all year long. We have huge array of accommodations from resorts, hotels, bed & breakfast, vacation rentals, campgrounds and RV Parks. Enjoy a day at a spa, walk around the Plaza or Canyon Rd, or enjoy a hike at one of our spectacular parks or visit a nearby pueblo.
What are the best hotels near Loretto Chapel?
Loretto Chapel is located in the heart of Downtown Santa Fe. There are several hotels in the area, but Casas de Guadalupe is located just off of Park & Guadalupe, just a block from the plaza. Another few blocks will take you to the center of the plaza and to the Loretto Chapel.
What are the best hotels near Georgia O'Keeffe Museum?
The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum is located on the west side of the plaza, just a few blocks from Casas de Guadalupe and a block or two from the museum!
Which hotels are closest to Santa Fe Airport?
There are several hotels located within 5 miles of the Santa Fe Airport, and Casas de Guadalupe is only a 10 minute drive to the Santa Fe Airport.
What are the best hotels near Canyon Road?
Canyon Road is approximately 2 miles from Casas de Guadalupe where you will encounter beautiful galleries, try on the finest jewelry and experience traditional Santa Fe at its finest! Some nice hotels in the area would be Hotel St. Francis, Hotel Chimayo and Old Santa Fe Inn.
What are the best pet-friendly hotels in Santa Fe?
It’s so important to be able to bring our furry friends with us. Casas de Guadalupe has twelve Casitas. All of them except for Casita H are pet friendly! What are the best cheap hotels in Santa Fe? Santa Fe is filled with lots of hotels. Some of the hotels that are less expensive but nice quality would be: Santa Fe Suites, La Quinta Inn, Comfort Inn Santa Fe and the Holiday Inn Express. Casas de Guadalupe has twelve casitas, ranging in size and price. We offer discounts based on number of nights, size of casita and the time of the year! We also offer our repeat guests discounts!
Which hotels in Santa Fe are good for families?
Some really good family hotels are the El Dorado, Hyatt Place, Hotel St. Francis, and the La Fonda. Most of us would prefer to stay in a house over a hotel, especially when family is involved. Our Casitas feature full kitchens, washers and dryers, Wifi, patio’s, fireplaces and convenient parking.You can’t get all that in a hotel room!
Is a casita a guest house?
In Spanish, casita means “little house” and it refers to a small suite which comes with a single-family home. They can be a guest house. Casitas are usually detached and located at the front or back of a property, with a private entrance. Casitas generally include their own bathroom, and they may have a small kitchen or kitchenette as well. At Casas de Guadalupe, our casitas are located in close proximity to one another, making it perfect for large family gatherings. Our Casitas radiate warmth, and provide a fully furnished home away from home.
How big is a casita?
Casitas range in size from studio apartments to a full size home, usually under 1,500 square feet.
What is in Santa Fe NM?
Santa Fe has long been a center for arts and culture; Santa Fe ranks as the country's third largest art market. You'll find nearly 300 galleries and dealers to explore, most of which can be found in and around the Plaza, Museum Hill or Canyon Road. Santa Fe has the 3rd largest State Museum system in the country featuring culture, history and traditions of this region and the world. Home of the Santa Fe Opera, world-renowned venue that plays host to a variety of operas each summer. The company has presented operas – comedies, dramas, tragedies and more – every summer since 1957. The venue itself is an open-air theater surrounded by the Sangre de Cristo and Jemez mountain ranges, which means it offers some gorgeous views, and it can accommodate around 2,200 spectators. With a stellar reputation with food lovers, we have over 200 restaurants choices ranging from NM flavors to SW cuisine to authentic world cuisines. If exercise is what you crave, you can hike and bike year-round. Ski Santa Fe opens the slopes from Thanksgiving through Easter. From the great outdoors and open sky where you'll enjoy white water river rafting, horseback riding, fly-fishing, or the nurturing of indoors, you'll indulge in your favorite types of fitness classes around our gem of a city. If “Relax and rejuvenate” is your middle name, choose from an array of spa services with massage, facials, hot tubs, herbal wraps and numerous exotic, feel-good treatments.
Is Santa Fe the oldest city in the US?
Santa Fe is the oldest capital city in North America and the oldest European community west of the Mississippi. While Santa Fe was inhabited on a very small scale in 1607, it was truly settled by the conquistador Don Pedro de Peralta in 1609-1610.
What should I see in Santa Fe?
Definitely have to shop and stroll the Santa Fe Plaza and Canyon Road; Watch a performance at the Santa Fe Opera House or take a tour; Check out the Santa Fe Market; Stop in at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, the San Miguel Chapel and the NM State Capitol; Tour the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, Meow Wolf, NM Museum of Art, Wheelwright Museum, International Folk Museum, Santa Fe Children’s Museum and the Santa Fe Botanical Gardens; Hiking at Bandelier, Tent Rock or Nambe Falls (My favorite!); Dine in one of our fabulous restaurants and enjoy a Margarita on the Plaza!
What elevation is Santa Fe?
Santa Fe’s elevation is 7,000 feet.
What is the best time to visit Santa Fe?
Any time is great, but the Fall is the best time of the year! The weather is perfect, ranging between 20 and 70 degrees. The leaves are changing colors; the smell of roasted chili is in the air; perfect for outdoor activities; overnight stays are moderately priced and plenty of activities planned all around the plaza!
Is Santa Fe Safe?
Santa Fe is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States. Many people leave their cars and walk around the Plaza, day and night without any issues. People are friendly and helpful and the community welcomes visitors and locals!
How much snow does Santa Fe get?
Santa Fe averages 26 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year. On average, there are 283 sunny days per year in Santa Fe. Casas de Guadalupe is a mile from the turn off to take you up to Ski Santa Fe!
Do you need a car to visit Santa Fe?
Though the downtown area is walkable, you'll need a car to visit the rest of Santa Fe. Parking is plentiful, even downtown, but public transportation is limited to the bus system, Uber or Lyft. If you stay at Casas de Guadalupe, most of our guests will leave the car in our parking lot and walk to the plaza.
What is a Santa Fe style home?
It’s a combination of Native American and Spanish building concepts with a Pueblo-style adobe exterior, thick hand-plastered walls, carved wooden doors, exposed natural wood vigas and earthy hues. Southwestern (Santa Fe) style follows the soft lines of the traditional adobe house, and seeks to blend in with its surrounding environment. This style is known for its easy and relaxed lifestyle.
What is the best month to visit Santa Fe?
The second week in September, the aspens in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains begin to turn yellow and the skies are clear blue. Join in our annual Fiestas de Santa Fe, to celebrate the “reconquering” of Santa Fe by Don Diego de Vargas, highlighted by the burning of Zozobra (Old Man Gloom), a 50 foot marionette! September also features our annual Wine & Chile Fiestas, followed by the ABQ International Balloon Fiesta. You can’t visit Albuquerque and not come to Santa Fe!
Is Santa Fe a walkable city?
Santa Fe is considered one of the most walkable cities in the country. With its adobe architecture, delicious restaurants, top shelf museums, beautiful arts and crafts displayed on sidewalks by local artisans, and displays in every window along the beautiful Santa Fe Plaza, you won’t need your car! The Plaza sits on two acres of land, chalked full of shops, restaurants and museums!
What is there to do in Santa Fe at night?
Lensic Theater has wonderful performances, as does the Santa Fe Chamber Music; Santa Fe Opera; tons of delicious restaurants – Vanessie Lounge (Piano Bar – so much fun!), Cowgirls, El Farol, The Shed, Dinner for Two. Wine tasting at Vivac Winery Tasting Room, Primo Cigar Shop & Lounge and Santa Fe Spirits Downtown Tasting Room.
How hot does it get in Santa Fe New Mexico?
78°F Average Weather in August in Santa Fe. Temperatures will reach as high as 98°F on some days!
Is Santa Fe bike friendly?
There are several bike trails through and around the town, but bike riding in Santa Fe is difficult.
Is there a train from Albuquerque to Santa Fe?
The New Mexico Rail Runner Express is the only train that offers quick, easy service from Albuquerque to Santa Fe, the capital of New Mexico. The train, which also makes stops throughout Albuquerque's metro, zips through ancient Pueblo lands with stunning scenic views on its way to historic Santa Fe.