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El Sendero Inn

2.5-star2.5 stars
311 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM, 87501, United States of America

City-center hotel, steps from Loretto Chapel
  • Free WiFi
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  • In very poor condition They are renovating but still booking rooms that are in poor old…Jul. 8, 2019
  • This motel is in an excellent location, close to the main sqare in Santa Fe which is a…Aug. 4, 2018

El Sendero Inn

  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking (Large)
  • Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking
  • Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Non Smoking

What’s around El Sendero Inn


  • In Downtown Santa Fe
  • Santa Fe Plaza - 4 min walk
  • Loretto Chapel - 1 min walk
  • De Vargas Street House - 3 min walk
  • Museum of Contemporary Native Arts - 4 min walk
  • Palace of the Governors - 4 min walk
  • New Mexico Museum of Art - 5 min walk
  • Institute of American Indian Arts Museum - 5 min walk

Getting around

  • Santa Fe Municipal Airport (SAF) - 19 min drive
  • Los Alamos, NM (LAM-Los Alamos County) - 43 min drive
  • Santa Fe Depot - 12 min walk
  • Lamy Station - 24 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 83 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 4:00 PM-anytime
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • New Mexico may have travel restrictions in place, including self-quarantine, due to COVID-19.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms



  • Onsite self parking (USD 10 per day)

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Things to do
  • Outdoor seasonal pool
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Downhill skiing nearby
Working away
  • Business centre
  • Conference space
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Luggage storage
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors

El Sendero Inn’s small print

Also known as

  • Garretts Desert Inn Santa Fe
  • Garretts Desert Inn
  • El Sendero Inn Hotel
  • El Sendero Inn Santa Fe
  • El Sendero Inn Hotel Santa Fe
  • Garretts Desert Inn
  • Garretts Desert Santa Fe
  • Garretts Desert
  • Garretts Desert Hotel
  • Garretts Desert Hotel


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

  • The seasonal pool is open from May to September.
  • Pool access available from 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM.

    Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

    This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

    Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

    Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; masks are required in public areas.

    Contactless check-out is available.

    Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.

    This property affirms that it follows cleaning and disinfection practices of Commitment to Clean (Choice) guidelines.

    The property affirms that it adheres to the SafeStay (AHLA - USA) cleaning and disinfection practices.

    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

    Optional extras

    Self parking costs USD 10 per day

    We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

    FAQs for El Sendero Inn

    • Does El Sendero Inn offer free cancellation for a full refund?
      Yes, El Sendero Inn does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
    • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at El Sendero Inn?
      This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
    • Is parking offered on site at El Sendero Inn?
      Yes. Self parking costs USD 10 per day.
    • Is there a pool at El Sendero Inn?
      Yes, there's a seasonal outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM.
    • Are pets allowed at El Sendero Inn?
      Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
    • What are the check-in and check-out times at El Sendero Inn?
      You can check in from 4:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
    • Are there restaurants at or near El Sendero Inn?
      Yes. Nearby restaurants include Rooftop Pizzeria (3-min walk), Pink Adobe (3-min walk), and The French Pastry Shop and Crêperie (3-min walk).
    • Is there an onsite casino at El Sendero Inn?
      No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Camel Rock Casino (10-min drive) is nearby.

    Recent reviews

    Good 6.4 From 384 reviews

    Very good 8.0
    Excellent location close to pretty much everything in the area nice clean room
    us1 night family trip
    Very good 8.0
    ood overnight stay for a reasonable price.
    This place is still going under major renovations. We had three rooms there and the beds were comfortable and clean. Good Ac in each room. No bath mats or enough towels. No coffee cups in rooms. Need additional chairs in each unit. We were just there overnight - it was adequate. As it is very close to downtown and reasonably priced, we would stay there again for overnight- no long term stay...
    Laura, us1 night family trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    In downtown area and good value for money. Recently updated rooms and furnishings.
    JohnM, us1 night trip
    Very good 8.0
    Loved the remake of the rooms, very modern and clean. Manuel was very helpful at checkin.
    steve, us1 night romance trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Great value, nice room downtown.
    Nice 'Santa Fe' feeling hotel within easy walking distance of historical town square and other historical features and shopping. Room was clean, pleasant to look at, be in, and had nice amenities. Well worth the economical price of a 'under $100 room'. I recommend staying here. I will next time through.
    us1 night trip
    Very good 8.0
    It’s being renovated so not all rooms are being used. The rooms that have been updated are great! Parking is included which is a must for downtown Santa Fe and it’s walking distance to the plaza shops and restaurants. Great price!
    Megan, us1 night family trip
    Very good 8.0
    Close to everything in oldtown.
    us1 night trip
    Very good 8.0
    There is a lot of construction and updates going on here. We were given a room with no tub or shower or sink but they corrected it and our room is very nice.
    Sue, us1 night trip
    Very good 8.0
    Very comfortable bed, clean, quiet, stream outside bath window. There seemed to be construction going on. Not loud, but many large dumpsters. Hard to tell about amenities as it was Covid 19 time.
    Dylan, us2 night family trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Location can't be beat. All rooms have been or in the process of being remodeled. Staff eas great.
    kl, us2 night family trip

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