Discover our award-winning lodging in Santa Fe, NM. Our authentic adobe is considered one of the most significant historic estates in Santa Fe, and our hospitality has been nationally recognized. Find out why the Inn of the Turquoise Bear has become a tradition for so many!
Where to Stay in Santa Fe – “For a more intimate experience, lock in a room at Inn of the Turquoise Bear. . . a 135-year-old adobe estate with manicured grounds dotted with lilacs and wild roses. . . The varied breakfasts (huevos rancheros, blue corn pancakes with piñon butter) are a highlight—best enjoyed on the B&B’s shaded flagstone patio.”
Santa Fe, the capitol of New Mexico, is a southwestern haven for photographers. It was originally founded in 1610 as a Spanish colony, and you can still see that heritage in the pueblo style architecture. We are proud to be listed #5 of the Top Photo Spots in the Santa Fe area.
A trip to New Mexico is sure to be thrilling, with spicy foods, expansive desert landscapes, and many historical and cultural sites to visit. With so much to do, it’s tough to settle on an itinerary. We are proud to be listed among several essential activities and places to visit in the Land of Enchantment.
Meow Wolf founder, Vince Kadlubek, suggests visitors coming to Santa Fe “Go deep into the Santa Fe charm,” with a stay at the Inn of the Turquoise Bear. Kadlubek suggests tapping into the city’s artistic vanguard like Meow Wolf. But when it comes to food and lodging, he relishes the charms of traditional Santa Fe vibes.
Inn of the Turquoise Bear received the honor of being inducted into TripAdvisor’s Hall of Fame in 2018 in recognition of receiving their Certificate of Excellence every year since the creation of the award in 2011.
Inn of the Turquoise Bear has recently received Fodor’s Best Awards in five categories, including #1 in Favorite Santa Fe Hotels for LGBTQ Travelers! We took home the silver medal in Most Historic Hotels and Quaintest Small Inns in Santa Fe. Thank you Fodor’s!
“The Inn of the Turquoise Bear sits on an acre of lush terraced gardens with towering pines and breathtaking views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains… For those who love to hike, the inn offers a variety of hiking packages (and suggestions) so that you can leave your gear at home.”
Inn of the Turquoise Bear was recognized with this award based on our excellent reviews from professional travel writers of respected guides, magazines, newspapers, and other travel publications. We are honored to be included alongside the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions around the world.
“Nestled in one of Santa Fe’s most important historical estates, the Inn of the Turquoise Bear offers guests a tranquil, beautiful setting to relax, all while being conveniently close to the most important sites of Santa Fe.”
“The welcoming atmosphere today is more refined and intimate, but the innkeepers remain influenced by the property’s roots. Emphasizing creativity, comfort, and deluxe accommodations, the inn offers sanctuary for sweethearts celebrating Valentine’s Day, anniversaries, and – most important – each other’s company.”
“Guest rooms at the Inn of the Turquoise Bear are named after literary greats and musicians. The Witter Bynner Room is a spacious room with a fireplace, beam ceiling, windows on all four sides, a sitting area with a sofa and overstuffed chairs, luxury linens, and a private balcony.”
“The D.H. Lawrence Room’s small library floor slopes downward just a bit, and rustic stairs of stone and wood bring you to various offhandedly conceived levels. Many of Bynner’s architectural touches are still intact, from Asian-inspired window grilles to curvy bancos and stone benches wreathed by flowery branches. Perks include filling breakfast options, stunning views, and pet-friendly rooms.”
“A stay includes a three-course gourmet Santa Fe breakfast, afternoon tea, and a twilight wine reception—all to be enjoyed indoors or out. Don’t leave without trying the blue corn pancakes with piñon butter.”
“The historic house set on an acre and surrounded by towering Ponderosa pines, rock terraces and lush gardens, is just a short walk from downtown Santa Fe. The inn, decorated in traditional Northern New Mexico style, offers 10 bedrooms, all but one with a wood burning fireplace. The Witter Bynner Room, can be turned into a two-room suite.”
Our Santa Fe bed and breakfast was presented with this award in 2017 for consistently achieving the highest standards of guest satisfaction worldwide.