Hotel La Fonda de Taos

On The Plaza Taos, New Mexico Lodging

In 1820 the Historic Taos Plaza saw its first "La Fonda" (Spanish for "the Inn") in the form of a mercantile store that also rented rooms. This historic location is where you will find the Hotel La Fonda de Taos today. With over a century of colorful history, it is the only lodging with a premier spot on the plaza when it comes to hotels in Taos, NM.

The restaurants, art galleries, museums and other treasures of the Taos historic district are right outside our door, while our completely renovated interior features its own special touches, including the world-famous D.H. Lawrence “Forbidden Art” collection. Check out our Taos lodging deals and see how we can enhance your trip even more. We pride ourselves on providing rooms and suites and service that make your Taos vacation a special one.

TA-CertWith a rich history as host and gathering place to numerous artists, writers, celebrities and political dignitaries, Hotel La Fonda de Taos has earned a lasting reputation as one of the finest Taos hotels. Come join us and experience the best of what a stay in Taos can be.

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This handsomely updated and elegant historic property (there’s been a hotel on this location since 1820) is ideal if you wish to be in the heart of the action—it’s directly on the plaza. The warm decor, easy proximity to nightlife and dining, and no-children-under-eight policy make this a great choice for a romantic getaway. The rooms are rustic yet elegant and are furnished in neutral colors with luxury linens and hand-tiled bathrooms. A luxury penthouse on the top floor can be joined with other suites into a super-posh four-bedroom retreat. La Fonda also houses Mosaic restaurant, which serves internationally inspired creative fare.


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