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Hilton Santa Fe Buffalo Thunder

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Why We Love It

  • Hotel decor inspired by traditional Spanish pueblo style
  • Three 9-hole golf courses, putting green and driving range
  • On-site casino with table games, poker and slots
  • Full-service spa for body, face and hair treatments

“Expansive, upscale gaming and golfing getaway” -- Fodor’s
Enjoyed This
(124 Member Ratings)
"Swimming pool & hot tub were amazing!"
22. Sep 2018
Centennial, CO, USA

Map & Directions

The Hilton Santa Fe Golf Resort & Spa at Buffalo Thunder is approximately a 25-minute drive from Santa Fe Municipal Airport. A taxi must be prearranged with a local company. A Roadrunner shuttle is available. Prices will vary.

Rooms & Rates

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The Hilton Santa Fe Golf Resort & Spa at Buffalo Thunder combines the best of modern amenities with the beauty and history of the area. Designed in the distinctive Spanish pueblo style, the pinkish-orange building exterior matches the blazing Southwestern sunsets.

Throughout the interior are distinctive Native American-themed furnishings and art, including a two-story stained-glass window by a local artist and life-size sculptures of traditionally dressed Native Americans. Rooms are similarly designed with carved wooden headboards and furnishings and Southwestern accents.

Gamblers can check out the hotel’s casino with slot machines, table games and poker. Links lovers can try their hand at the golf club, which has three nine-hole courses, a putting green and a driving range. Or unwind at the full-service spa and enjoy a body, face or hair treatment.

The hotel has seven restaurants, including the Iguana Cafe, which serves locally inspired meals three times a day. 

From the press: 
  • "Rooms are spacious and airy, all with large windows and some with full balconies taking in the dramatic vistas" -- Fodor's


General The Night Club is open on weekends.

  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Casino
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Games room
  • Golf course (on-site)
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Sauna / Steam Room
  • Tennis courts
  • Nightlife / entertainment
  • Pet-friendly
  • Spa
  • Extra beds (fees apply)
  • 100% smoke-free
  • Steam Room

Services Fees apply for laundry and dry cleaning services.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
  • Complimentary shuttle service
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange / ATM
  • Hair salon (fees apply)
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Business center
  • Safe in reception

Room amenities Refrigerator on request; charges may apply.

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Outdoor space for some rooms
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV
  • iPod/iPhone docking station


  • Complimentary Internet access
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas
  • High-Speed Wi-Fi (fees apply)
  • Internet access


  • Hair-dryer
  • Bathtub (in some rooms)
  • Bathtub or shower


  • Complimentary parking
  • Valet service (fees apply)


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible pool area
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Accessible spa
  • ADA compliant rooms
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible


Check-in: Standard Time is 4pm.

Minimum age to check-in is 18.

Checkout: Standard Time is 11am.

Children and additional guests: Children 17 or under stay free of charge when using existing bedding.
Extra bed available upon request: US$15 plus tax, per night.
Cot available upon request: free of charge.

Extra person charge is $20 (subject to tax) per night. Charges will be added to your bill at the hotel.

Pets: Pets are allowed on request; (maximum weight is 75lbs) and will be charged a non-refundable charge of $75.00 (subject to tax) at the hotel.
Pet rooms are located on the 2nd floor.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: The indoor pool is open year round.

The hotel offers Valet Parking for $12.00 (subject to tax), per day or complimentary Self-Parking. Charges will be applied to your bill at the hotel. These rates are subject to change without notice and at the discretion of the property.
Please note: Valet Parking is included in the Travelzoo Deal only

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Customer Service available Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm AET

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

Enjoyed This
(124 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Hilton Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino over the past 15 months.
4.5 Ambiance
4.3 Location
4.5 Rooms
4.7 Quality of Service
4.6 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
Swimming pool & hot tub were amazing!
Cheryl 22. Sep 2018 Centennial, CO, USA
Enjoyed Most
Beautiful rooms
Other Comments
Hotel has beautiful Indian art work and staff was so friendly. Hope to visit again.
Arlene 19. Sep 2018 Castle Rock, CO, USA
Enjoyed Most
Room was clean and quiet
Other Comments
Typical huge casino hotel. we don’t gamble so did not need the casino. Just stayed a night there on a business trip to Santa Fe. Hotel is located 15 miles outside of town.
Jane 18. Sep 2018 Colorado Springs, CO, USA
Enjoyed Most
Other Comments
Everything was fantastic
13. Sep 2018 Ft Collins, CO, USA
Enjoyed Most
Very nice rooms. The staff was very helpful and friendly.
Mike 11. Sep 2018 Cle Elum, WA, USA
Enjoyed Most
The ease of checking in and the friendliness of the staff.
Other Comments
They have a good breakfast
Jose 10. Sep 2018 Las Cruces, NM, USA
Enjoyed Most
It was quite with very nice rooms with balconies with a view.
Other Comments
The Hilton buffet breakfast was excellent. Made to order eggs, bacon, sausage, breakfast potatoes, pancakes, muffins, melons, oatmeal, juice, coffee, yogurt.
Randy 06. Sep 2018 Windsor, CO, USA
Enjoyed Most
Ambiance, food, massage. Pool and hot tub.
Roberta 05. Sep 2018 Albuquerque, NM, USA
Enjoyed Most
This was actually a resort, self contained with all of the amenities. Large pool, hot tub, atmosphere of a resort.
Other Comments
I particularly appreciated the bell and valet staff. They gave us some great ideas regarding what to do, where to eat, where to go.
David 12. Jun 2018 Mesquite, TX, USA
Enjoyed Most
Good restaurants and golf
Other Comments
Friendly helpful staff
Patrick 09. Jun 2018 Green Valley, AZ, USA

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