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El Rey Court

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love This Hotel

  • "A next-gen Route 66 motel that's full of character and mezcal" (Conde Nast Traveler)
  • Vogue-reviewed and agave-centric, La Reina bar also features a small selection of beers and wines 
  • Lush five-acre grounds landscaped with bougainvillea, a large pool and fireside hot tub
  • Southwest-chic rooms with exposed beam ceilings and local artwork, some feature kiva fireplaces and kitchenettes

Enjoyed This
"very enjoyable, relaxing and accommodating staff"
Jan 18, 2020 - Glenwood Springs, CO, USA
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Set in an adobe-styled building that was built in 1936 on the old Route 66, El Rey Court evokes the feel of old-time New Mexico while incorporating modern amenities such as complimentary Wi-Fi and in-room sound systems. The welcoming lobby, with Southwestern-influenced decor, features a vinyl corner where you can listen to records of country music's biggest artists such as Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson.

Guest rooms feature flat-screen TVs and are adorned with bright colors, ceramic lamps, woven fabrics and original artwork — opt for an upgraded room that includes a kiva fireplace, kitchenette and private patio.

Relax by the seasonal pool — year-round by the fireside hot tub — or visit La Reina ("the queen"), a new mezcal and tequila bar with weekly live music, a place "where fast lives slow down" (The New York Times), that offers a collection of agave-infused cocktails and selection of craft beers, wine, sake and more.

The hotel is only a 10-minute drive away from Santa Fe Plaza with lots of dining options, shopping and such attractions as the New Mexico Museum of Art, the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum or Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.



  • Bar
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Pet-friendly
  • Extra beds (fees apply)


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Safe in reception (fees apply)

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Kitchenette in some rooms
  • Outdoor space for some rooms
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout


  • Bathtub
  • Hair-dryer


  • Complimentary parking


  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel


Check-in: Standard Time is 4pm.

Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

Children and additional guests: Children 16 and under stay free of charge when using existing bedding.
Crib/Pack 'n Play not available.
Extra bedding not available for older children and adults.
Extra guest charges will apply as follows:
US$10 plus tax per night for older children and adults.

Pets: Pets are allowed on request.

The pet fee is 50 USD plus tax for the first night and 25 USD plus tax for each additional night. Charges will be added to your bill at the hotel.

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.

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Customer Service available Mon-Sun, 9am-9pm ET

Winner: People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite Customer Service

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
(55 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for El Rey Court over the past 15 months.
4.5 Ambiance
4.2 Location
4.2 Rooms
4.6 Quality of Service
4.5 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
very enjoyable, relaxing and accommodating staff
Kelly Jan 18, 2020 Glenwood Springs, CO, USA
Enjoyed Most
It was like being in a movie in days gone by. We expected Ann-Margaret or James Dean to pull up in the space next to us any moment!
Laurie Nov 18, 2019 Albuquerque, NM, USA
Other Comments
Great bar. Cool hot tub.
robert Nov 12, 2019 Cerrillos, NM, USA
Other Comments
My wife and I enjoyed our stay. We loved the 50-60’s decor and the slow paced atmosphere. The only drawback was the bed. My wife could not sleep on it due to the hardness of the mattress.
Donald Sep 27, 2019 Lubbock, TX, USA
Enjoyed Most
I've been to Santa Fe often and have noticed El Rey Court, thinking each time how cute the place looks. The Travelzoo offer gave me just the excuse I needed to try it out. The place did not disappoint. The room was nicely decorated, spacious and clean. The property has a pool and an outdoor cafe where I ordered a delicious veggie burger. Happy hour in the main building was lively and fun. I would suggest reserving a room further away from Ceriillos Rd as it was a bit noisy. The only negative experience was in my attempts to upgrade my room. The Travelzoo offer stated upgrades were available for an additional $40. However, the staff claimed to know nothing about it and repeated attempts to take advantage of the upgrade offer fell on dead ears.
Deborah Sep 25, 2019 Colorado Springs, CO, USA
Enjoyed Most
Excellent. Room was clean, grounds well manicured. The only downside was the road noise, but it didn’t impact our experience enough to not return.
Other Comments
Sure would’ve appreciated a small coffeemaker in the room.
Barbara Sep 14, 2019 Phoenix, AZ, USA
Enjoyed Most
My husband and I traveled to El Rey with our 7 month old, well-behaved dog, and our room and the grounds were lovely.
Other Comments
Staff were friendly and helpful. Complimentary coffee and gourmet tea in the reception area. Nice swimming pool, too! Great location, and a big park was a 5 minute walk away.
Rebecca Sep 07, 2019 Denver, CO, USA
Enjoyed Most
Arrived early and were able to check in right away. Lovely grounds, beautifully restored rooms, quiet and peaceful. Only drawback was no coffee setup in rooms. Apparently available on request! Otherwise, thoroughly enjoyed our stay.
Christina Aug 21, 2019 Lakewood, CO, USA
Enjoyed Most
It was fun to go back to the 40’s style decor. Double sinks in the bathroom was a big plus
Other Comments
Lack of room amenities like a clock, coffee pot, frig
robert Aug 07, 2019 Red Rock, AZ, USA
Enjoyed Most
The hotel bar and lobby are awesome! The grounds have really pretty flowers and greenery as well. The rooms are fine, nothing to get too excited about. The travelzoo price was great, but I’m not 100% sure about their normal rates. The bathroom shower head is very old and doesn’t spray super well and the room overall is pretty old, but overall it’s a really cool motel!
Carley Aug 05, 2019 Fort Worth, TX, USA

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