Hotel Chimayo de Santa Fe in New Mexico


Formerly known as the Hotel Plaza Real, the 3.5 star Hotel Chimayo de Santa Fe is a quiet hotel, conveniently located at 125 Washington Avenue in downtown Santa Fe, New Mexico.  It is nearby to the historic Santa Fe Plaza located in the historic area.  We find it a good hotel for seniors, families and couples who are visiting Santa Fe and want something quiet and reasonably priced.

With 56 hotel rooms and suites, most with wood burning fireplaces and private balconies overlooking the courtyard, the Hotel Chimayo de Santa Fe is a charming boutique-type hotel in Santa Fe. The walls and suites of the Hotel are decorated in the Santa Fe style with many works of art on the walls. The Hotel Chimayo is a smoke-free hotel. Decorated with original pottery, weavings, authentic paintings by artists of the Southwest, the Hotel Chimayo de Santa Fe represents its mystery and magic spells to sooth the traveler in search of the New Mexican soul.

The front desk is open 24 hours a day. It’s also good for business meetings and functions, but it’s mostly a family-friendly and couples hotel. Meeting rooms are available for the business travelers who wish to use a meeting space which seats up to 40 persons or those who wish to hold a banquet and celebrate a special occasion such as a wedding or anniversary. The lounge is for guests, offering live entertainment.

The hotel has a pet friendly policy with a $50 fee per pet guest.

This small hotel is within walking distance to the State capital, the magnificent St. Francis Cathedral, The Palace of the Governors where Native Americans sell original handmade jewelry under the portals and the Loretto Chapel.  Other tourist attractions not to be missed are the San Miguel Mission, the Museum of International Folk Art and the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture.

Free walking tours guided by local area expert Peter Sinclaire leave from the front door of the hotel for your sightseeing adventures.

Prices at the Hotel Chimayo de Santa Fe are reasonable and rates start at.  From time to time you can get special rates and they offer various package-type stays.  There is no restaurant at the hotel, but there are many restaurants within walking distance from the hotel.  It is a clean, comfortable and a charming boutique hotel in Santa Fe, one you will return to again.  Check out rates and availability here:  Hotel Chimayo de Santa Fe, New Mexico.