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Santa Fe Area
El Rey Inn has offered fine Southwestern lodging for over 79 years! Built in 1936 in traditional northern New Mexico adobe style, El Rey Inn was then referred to as a motor court. The hotel is located on what was originally Route 66. Locally owned and managed by the White family since 1973, El Rey remains Santa Fe's garden hotel as the city grows around its 5 lush acres. Visitors appreciate El Rey's mid-town location as they explore museums, shop and gallery hop, delight in the Santa Fe Opera, golf at Marty Sanchez Links de Santa Fe, and ski and snowboard at Ski Santa Fe. New Mexico School for the Deaf is located just up Cerrillos Road.
On nearby Santa Michael’s Dr. is the Santa Fe University of Art & Design. Its degreed program includes music, creative writing, photography, theatre, art, graphic design, moving image arts & more. Santa Fe Trails Transit System 505/955-2001 provides bus service throughout Santa Fe, with a convenient stop right in front of the inn. Albuquerque's International Sunport is approximately one hour south of El Rey Inn, your classic Santa Fe hotel.
Each of El Rey Inn's 86 Santa Fe hotel rooms and suites is delightfully different. Please speak with our helpful front desk staff at 800/521-1349 to reserve the accommodation at this unique Santa Fe hotel that is just right for you.
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Santa Fe has seen great improvements in its public transportation. From the popular New Mexico Rail Runner Express commuter train now linking Belen to Albuquerque to Santa Fe, to the Santa Fe Trails Transit 505/955-2001 System connecting all areas of the City Different, getting around has never been easier. Santa Fe Trails is a great option for guests looking to save some green. Not only does the bus go everywhere in the city that you want to go, it is convenient, environmentally friendly and saves money on gas, parking and rental fees. The Santa Fe Trails' busses stop directly in front of El Rey, and the two Albuquerque Sunport shuttles, The Sandia Shuttle Express 888/775-5696 and Roadrunner Shuttle 505/424-3367 provide guests door-to-door service. Capital City Cab 505/438-0000 and 505 Star Limo 505/848-9999 offer taxi and limousine transportation. Whatever your destination, El Rey Inn has the perfect midtown hotel location in Santa Fe.
“Arrived at 12:30 a.m. to friendly staff!” – Colorado
“A wonderful step back in time. We loved it.” – Iowa