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Reviewed 24 May 2015

We loved the Inn. Dan and David are great. The Breakfasts were wonderful. It is a beautiful property, nice rooms,very helpful staff. We took our dog which was also fun for us. It is also a good location easy walk into the square. We will visit the Turquoise Bear again

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

Thank you for the kind review Elyse. We enjoyed having you, James, and handsome Baron with us for a nice long stay. We love our four legged guests who particularly seem to love our large, lush gardens! It was great getting to know you better during your stay! We look forward to your return! More 

Evergreen, Colorado
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Reviewed 20 May 2015

The inn is like an oasis in the middle of crowded Santa Fe. We have stayed there twice, both times we have had Sophie, our newfie, along. The rooms are very cozy, breakfast was great, and it's a short walk to the square. I highly recommend it.

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

Thank you for the review Kathy & Jim! It was great to have you and sweet Sophie with us if even for a short visit. We love our four legged guests at the Bear! We hope to welcome you all back for a longer visit! More 

Escondido, California
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Reviewed 19 May 2015

My sister and I spent three nights at this beautiful property. We had booked the Ansel Adams room but when we got there, Dan upgraded us to the O'Keeffe room as we were staying three nights during the week and he thought we would enjoy having more space. That was particularly fitting as we had just spent four days at... More 

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

Marguerite, it was so fun having you and Betsy stay with us! We enjoyed hearing about your Ghost Ranch visit and sharing O'Keeffe stories! Our conversations with wine and other guests were very enjoyable! Thank you for the review! More 

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Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

So enjoyed our stay! Hospitality excellent, breakfast out of this world and what a lovely setting. The historic Santa Fe architecture was a real treat. The stroll to the historic square was just the right distance to feel that one had gained a bit of exercise. It was nice being close but not in the middle of all the tourist... More 

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

Thank you for the kind review Sally & Henry. We enjoyed getting to know you better with wine in the living room during your stay! You looked fabulous Sally! Happy Travels! More 

Atwater, Ohio
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Reviewed 18 May 2015

The Inn is just perfect, beautiful, clean, friendly, and romantic! Dan and Alex are the best! We stayed in the Witter Bynner room and it was huge, with a king-sized bed, fireplace, front porch, and wonderful bath. The breakfasts were delicious and big so we didn't eat again till dinner! Wine hour was a treat! We got to meet some... More 

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

Wendy, we enjoyed having you and Ralph with us for a nice long stay! We enjoy getting to know our guests and love our lively conversations at the breakfast table or with wine on the patio! We look forward to welcoming you back to the Bear....Alex will have the Snickerdoodles ready for you! Thank you for the review! More 

Austin, Texas
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Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

My husband and I recently celebrated our anniversary in Santa Fe and really enjoyed our accommodations at the inn. The owners, Dan and David, were extremely knowledgable about the area and gave us great suggestions for things to do. They also prepared a fabulous breakfast every morning. We stayed in the Witter Bynner room which was quite spacious and had... More 

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

Tammy, we are so pleased you and Ronald were enchanted by your stay with us! We particularly enjoy celebrating special occasions with our guests! We hope to see you again on a future anniversary! Thank you for the review! More 

Rising Sun, Maryland
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Reviewed 16 May 2015

I found the Inn of the Turquoise Bear, and was just enamoured with the history of the place. This B&B is the former home of Brooklyn-born Witter Bynner, a translator and poet, who moved to Santa Fe in the 1920's. Several of his friends stayed overnight while visiting, since there wasn't much of a town then. Friends like Georgia O'Keeffe,... More 

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

Nancy, we frequently get history and literature buffs staying at the Inn and we learn something new with each one! We know we are only temporary stewards of this quintessential rambling adobe estate! We enjoy sharing it with guests who also enjoy its history! We are so pleased you and Kevin enjoyed your stay here. Thank you for the kind... More 

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Reviewed 16 May 2015

We absolutely loved this B&B! It was fantastic. I had trouble finding a room that would fit us since we have 4 people. I left a voice mail for the owner, Dan, and he called me back within the hour with the perfect room. The room was gorgeous, decorated beautifully and with tons of character. The furnishings were super comfortable... More 

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

Thank you for your kind review! We enjoyed having you and your family with us! We really enjoy all the interesting conversations we have with guests! Many echo your delight with our estate being an oasis but near all the sights. Happy Travels! More 

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Reviewed 14 May 2015

We absolutely loved our time at the Inn! We stayed here at the end of a week long road trip and it was the perfect ending to our vacation. Dan and David are excellent hosts - We will definitely book here again next time we make it to Santa Fe!

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

We're very happy we could provide the perfect ending to your vacation Kevin! We enjoyed having you and Rebecca with us! Thank you for the reivew! Happy Travels! More 

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Reviewed 6 May 2015

We had such a lovely time at the Inn of the Turquoise Bear. The food was delicious and the hospitality even better! The location was nice in that it was near town, but settled in a nice quiet neighborhood. Great choice for couples!

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

Thank you for the review Jamie! We have many couples stay for a romantic get away! Santa Fe and our rambling adobe estate is quite romantic isn't it! We're very happy you enjoyed your stay with us! More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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 

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Address: 342 E. Buena Vista St., Santa Fe, NM 87505
Region: United States > New Mexico > Santa Fe
Price Range: €143 - €285 (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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