Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Take your kids to Santa Fe: Hotel packages and savings this summer

Four-hundred year old Santa Fe has an abundance of hands-on arts exhibits, miles of free biking and hiking, and a line-up of open-air festivals and celebrations—including the inaugural season-long Summer Of Color celebration. 

The city is a multifaceted cultural playground for travelers of all ages. Families who take the opportunity to explore The City Different can choose among a full range of accommodations: from exemplary, award-winning resorts and hotels to comfortable and convenient budget options and uniquely-appointed bed and breakfasts.

Here is a sample of hotel packages for families:

Kids Eat Free Package at The Lodge at Santa Fe
Valid now through December 31, 2015
Families can relax and indulge in Santa Fe’s award-winning cuisine with this package, starting at $99 that includes:
·         Deluxe overnight accommodations
·         Two (2) kid-menu vouchers valid with the purchase of adult entrée
·         Local Treasures 15 percent discount card—valid at local shops, restaurants, attractions and more
·         Complimentary WiFi

Rates are based on availability and subject to change. Not valid with any other discount or promotion. Black-out dates may apply. For reservations, visit or call (888) 563-4373.

Play & Stay in Santa Fe Package at Drury Plaza Hotel
Valid now through December 31, 2015
Families looking for adventure are inspired with this package from the new Drury Plaza Hotel, rates start at $102 and include:
·         15 percent discount on all room types
·         15 percent discount on adventures booked through Santa Fe Mountain Adventures Adventures include:
o   Mountain Treasure Hunt
o   Whitewater Rafting
o   Geocaching Challenge
o   Bandelier Adventure Hike
·         Free hot food and cold beverages at the 5:30 kickback
·         Complimentary breakfast and popcorn in the lobby daily 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Rates are per room, per night (plus tax) and subject to availability. Some blackout dates may apply. Guests are responsible for coordinating their own adventure reservation through Santa Fe Mountain Adventures. For reservations, visit or call (505) 424-2175.

Family Fun Package at Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Santa Fe
Valid now through March 31, 2016
Families will start each morning of their vacation on a full stomach and after the day’s adventures are done, relax at the comfortable hotel with the famous indoor/outdoor pool. Package rates start at $139 and include:
·         Daily breakfast for four
·         Complimentary Internet access

Rates vary by season and do not include resort/service fee, taxes or gratuities. Children must be 12 in the Americas or under 18 in other countries. For reservations, visit or call (505) 473-4646.

Photography copyright: Elizabeth Rose Photography