Santa Fe's Most Romantic Hotels Await You and That Special Someone

Santa Fe has an Old World ambiance that is über-romantic and perfect for a getaway with that special someone when you want some alone time. It’s the perfect choice for that special rendezvous for two. The city is a place of destination weddings, marriage proposals and also a popular place for your special celebrations or intimate getaways just because. Santa Fe offers spectacular sunsets, luxury spas, upscale restaurants where you can wine and dine in style. Where do you stay when you want a place conducive to romance? It depends on who you are, your budget and what your idea of what’s romantic. For some it’s the ambiance and service offered by a luxurious Four Diamond hotel such as The Inn of the Five Graces or the Rosewood Inn of the Anasazi, for others it can be a small gem such as the Inn at Vanessie. If you’re looking for a romantic hotel where you can get some private time with that special person, there’s a lot to choose from. In reality, the best romantic hotel is the one that works for you. What amenities will create that mood for you? Do you want an on-site spa, a soaking tub that fits two in your room or suite? A place that offers intimate dinner options on-site? Here are Santa Fe’s 10 Best Romantic Hotels. Which one works for you?

Inn on the Alameda
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The Inn on the Alameda, the closest hotel to Santa Fe's Canyon Road galleries, is a charming property. The inn is a collection of buildings nestled in adobe-walled courtyards filled with lush plantings. Book one of the fireplace suites for your...  Read More

Hotel Santa Fe, The Hacienda & Spa
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The Hotel Santa Fe, The Hacienda and Spa, the only Native American-owned hotel in the city, offers a warm welcoming setting for your special time away. Each room has inviting Santa Fe décor, but if you want a really memorable time, splurge and...  Read More

La Posada de Santa Fe, a Tribute Portfolio Resort & Spa
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La Posada de Santa Fe, set on six secluded acres, offers the benefits of a country retreat alongside the convenience of being in the city. Just blocks from the historic Santa Fe Plaza, you can walk to restaurants, galleries and shops, and...  Read More

The Inn at Vanessie
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If you're a fan of intimate properties, The Inn at Vanessie may be for you. Tucked away on West Water Street, the former Water Street Inn offers 18 rooms decorated in the southwest style Santa Fe is famous for. Fireplaces create a really...  Read More

La Fonda on the Plaza
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The newly renovated La Fonda on the Plaza offers history coupled with an iconic southwestern interior dating to the 1920s when it became one of the fabled Harvey House Hotels. It was a joint project between John Gaw Meem, the man often called...  Read More

Bishop's Lodge Ranch Resort Santa Fe
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Bishop's Lodge Ranch Resort & Spa, set on 450 acres, is just a short ride from the Santa Fe Plaza, but a world away. Drive down the treed lane leading to the historic main building and you'll start to feel yourself unwind. This is a special...  Read More



The 58-room Rosewood Inn of the Anasazi is the perfect choice for couples who want a luxurious boutique hotel experience. The inn, just steps from the historic Santa Fe Plaza, prides itself on attentive service that includes nightly turndown...  Read More



Consider Santa Fe's Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado, nestled in the foothills a short drive from the city, for your romantic getaway. The Five Diamond property offers contemporary ambiance paired with luxurious amenities. Check into one of...  Read More

Inn and Spa at Loretto - Destination Hotels & Resorts
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Enter the dimly lit lobby of the Inn and Spa at Loretto and you'll know you've made a great choice for your romantic getaway. While all the rooms, most with red walls sporting Santa Fe style (many with private balconies), feel romantic, request...  Read More

Inn of the Five Graces


The Inn of the Five Graces is, hands down, the most romantic hotel in Santa Fe. The lush, exotic décor echoes the Silk Road and welcomes couples while setting the stage for romance. Want to spend an amorous night or two with that special...  Read More


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