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Topanga, California
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Inn of the Turquoise Bear is perfect in every way. A beautiful setting, rooms with space and character, delicious breakfasts and a great location (close enough to walk to the Plaza, far enough to get away from the tourism). Dan is a wonderful innkeeper - fun to speak with and very helpful. We will most definitely be back to this...

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

Thank you for the review Karen! Like you, our guests love our quintessential rambling adobe estate occupying an acre of terraced gardens walking distance from the historic Santa Fe plaza, Canyon Road, and Railyard. It was great chatting with you and Jonathan as you enjoyed breakfast on our flagstone patio! We look forward to your return! Happy Travels!

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Santa Fe is a beautiful place to vacation, and the Inn of the Turquoise Bear was the perfect getaway for us. The property is beautiful, and It is far enough from the plaza that it stays quiet and isn't overrun with other tourists (it's about a 15 minute walk to the plaza). Dan and Alex were friendly, courteous, and hospitable....

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

We are so happy that you enjoyed our first rate breakfasts, locally blended and roasted coffee, and personalized service! We enjoyed having you and Alexandra with us for a nice long stay! Thank you for the kind review!

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 13 July 2015

At every moment at this lovely, comfortable, cozy Inn one is reminded of the care and passion with which Dan and Alex tend to their guests comfort and experience in Santa Fe. This was our first trip to Santa Fe and we appreciated the very gracious help and advice of Dan and Alex as we planned our days. The breakfasts...

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

Santuary is a wonderful way to describe our historic adobe villa Donna! Many guests remark on how peaceful it is here. We know you enjoyed our large lush gardens and meandering flagstone pathways. We're very pleased our friendly service and recommendations added value to your stay! We enjoyed having you and Ken stay with us. Hurry Back! Thank you for...

Kennesaw, Georgia
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Alex the owner is the best!!!!! This place is awesome from the custom breakfast Alex makes every morning to his absolute desire to make your stay the best experience ever it does not get better!!! Beautiful accommodations and grounds and great ambiance! Thanks Alex Audrey and I will see you again some time I hope!!!! Big kiss and hugs to...

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

Thank you for the review Patti! Alex and the rest of our staff strive to make our guests experience of our historic estate and Santa Fe authentic and enjoyable. We're very pleased you and Audrey rank us as the best!

New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

Pulling into the driveway, first impressions already exceed our expectations. The gardens are beautiful! At check in, Dan couldn't be any more accommodating or welcoming. And the room was wonderful. It's an authentic historic Santa Fe Adobe estate. And I have to mention the fabulous homemade breakfast. Lemon meringue pancakes with homemade blueberry compote....seriously? This was included!!! Most importantly we...

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

We so enjoy welcoming our four-legged guests to our Inn. Santa Fe is a very dog-friendly town. We have four pet-friendly rooms available at the Inn. We enjoyed having lovely Lola with us! Thank you for the kind review Leslie!

Farmington
Reviewed 3 July 2015

We stayed in the handicap accessable room , Spud Johnson, and breakfast was delivered to our room since the dining room was not accessable. One side of the room was underground and helped to maintain some coolness; otherwise , we only had a fan for air conditioning, but was comfortable on some pretty warm days.

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

We enjoyed having you and Linda with us for the big wedding weekend! We really enjoy celebrating life's occasions with our guests! We're happy to assist guests with breakfast trays to dine in their room if they have difficulty navigating our steps or if they're feeling romantic! Even on the warmest days, our thick adobe walls help to keep the...

San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 2 July 2015

We really enjoyed our stay here - be forewarned lots of steps and unevenness ground. Staff very helpful. Enjoyed breakfast plus wine in the evening. We did stay in the Ansel Adams room - small but worked for us.

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

Thank you for your review Mickey! Our adobe villa and grounds date back to the early and mid 1800's so our flagstone pathways, steps, and uneven surfaces are very authentic! Our website attempts to depict and describe each room and grounds in detail so guests won't be surprised. We're glad you found our Adams room comfortable...it is our smallest guest...

Tempe, Arizona
Reviewed 25 June 2015

Our fourth visit to The Bear, this time we changed rooms and went for the stunning upstairs room at the front of the house with a balcony. Loads of space in the newly decorated room with a great bathroom. The balcony was the best facing the gardens and having views down over the town towards Fort Marcy, also great to...

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

Helen, you and Shannon always make the most of our visit to Santa Fe and our Inn. We learn something new from you about Santa Fe and New Mexico with each of your visits! So happy you enjoyed your stay once again! We look forward to seeing you here again! Thank you for the review!

Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed 23 June 2015

While this B&B has always had a great reputation, the new owners have taken the service, surroundings and amenity levels over the top. No stone was left unturned and our stay was nothing short of fabulous.

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

Peggy, thank you for the vote of confidence. As new owners of the Bear we strive to make each guests' stay relaxing and enjoyable. It was wonderful having you and your friends stay with us! Thank you for the review!

Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for a holiday weekend a while back and it was so, so lovely. Dan was kind and super helpful, breakfast was delicious, and our room was charming. The fireplace gave it an especially cozy feel. I cannot say enough good things about this place! We will absolutely be staying here again!

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

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to visit Santa Fe Desa! As you experienced, from mid-October to mid-April we clean and set the fireplaces for our guests to enjoy. All but one of our guest rooms have wood-burning fireplaces for guest's use. We enjoyed having you and Jake stay with us. Hurry Back....Summer is beautiful here also!

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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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: €142 - €270 (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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