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Garrett's Desert Inn

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At a Glance

    Pros

  • super location
  • nice pool and patio
  • excellent restaurant

    Cons

  • $8 per night parking fee
  • not much curb appeal

Fodorite Reviews

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Garrett's Desert Inn Review

This sprawling, U-shaped motel may surround a parking lot and offer relatively little in the way of ambience, but it's fairly well maintained and you'll be hard-pressed to find more affordable accommodations just a few blocks from the Plaza, smack in the middle of historic Barrio de Analco. The clean, no-frills rooms are done in earthy tones with a smattering of Southwest touches, and the burger joint Santa Fe Bite is terrific.

    Hotel Details

  • 83 rooms.
  • Rate includes no meals.
  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 12-04-2013

Fodorite Reviews

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    Price to value isn't there

    We recently stayed at this hotel and we're very dissatisfied with it. The sink in the bathroom was diry(facial hair), a floor lamp was broken, and the shower head was leaking water and spraying everywhere. The person at the front desk was very defensive. The price I paid was at the high end for one night and on top of that they had the nerve to charge me an $8.00 parking fee. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND NOT STAYING AT THIS HOTEL. I recognize it was conveniently located but not worth the price.

    by mcdicke, 7/19/08
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    Dirty Beds and Pillows

    These are NOT clean rooms. The pillows and bed clothes smelled so bad that I went to walmart and purchased cheap replacements for the 3 night stay. The price doesn't compensate for foulness. The location is spectacular, but I will walk a few blocks further and pay a few dollars more rather than stay there again.

    by bethlud, 5/20/08

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