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This 1886 Frontier-Style Victorian, tucked away on a quiet street near both The Plaza and Convention Center, offers a quiet sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of the world. From the moment you step through the front door you will be transported back in time as you take in the beauty of the original stained glass, ornate fireplaces, unique architectural details and period antiques. We serve a bountiful breakfast of regional favorites such as Southwestern Frittatas, Breakfast Burritos and Blue Corn Waffles, along with fresh fruit, homemade muffins and granola, cheeses and yogurt, whole grain breads and fresh-roasted coffee. Each evening we welcome you back to the in for our Social Hour. Guests also love the bottomless plate of cookies, brownies and other decadent sweet treats baked in The Madeleine kitchen throughout the day. A new addition to the inn is Absolute Nirvana Spa, a luxurious Indonesian-style spa in our back garden. Recently selected by Conde Naste Traveler as one of the hottest new spas in the world, we offer traditional Asian spa rituals and luxurious rose petal baths, along with therapeutic, hot stone, Thai massage and a selection of facials. After a full day of seeing the sights, melt into one of our absolutely heavenly beds, made up with 100% cotton sheets, down comforters and feather pillows. As members of the Green Hotels Association, we endeavor to be as eco-friendly as possible while offering the finest in guest services and comfort.
This elegant ground floor room features beautiful bay windows with stained glass window accents. The brass bed, made up with 100% cotton sheets, a down comforter and feather pillows is a focal point due to the ornate bed coverings. A unique carved wood and tile fireplace adds great character to the room.
Tasteful floral wallpaper and windows framed with ivy and lace curtains give this room a light, airy feel. An antique carved wood armoire is a beautiful accent piece and the brass bed lends a real period feel to the room.
This spacious and sunny room looks out on to the back garden and the 100 year old apricot tree. Wake up to the sound of chirping birds and enjoy the sunlight streaming in through lace curtains from your four poster wooden bed.
This spacious room is aptly named for the morning sun that comes streaming in through lace curtains and stained glass. The iron/brass king bed faces the simply carved wooden fireplace surround - how lovely to go to sleep with the burning embers glowing in your fireplace! A focal point of this room is the exquisite antique armoire.
This third floor suite has angled ceilings in both the bedroom and adjacent sitting room. The iron/brass queen bed is made up with the most comfortable 100% cotton sheets, down comforter and feather pillows, conducive to lingering in bed just a few minutes longer each morning. The Ivy also has a sitting room with a twin sized daybed, making it the perfect choice for a party of three, or two guests traveling together wishing separate spaces.
This Queen-Anne style garden cottage has its own private entrance and is particularly quiet and peaceful. Soft yellow walls, a massive fireplace and inviting day bed set in bay windows make this a particularly inviting room. Guests love that they can enjoy the more modern proportions and ammenities of this room while still enjoying the historic ambiance of the main inn. The wooden four-poster bed has a princess-and-the-pea feel about it because of the extra thick mattress and lush down comforter.
Guests relish the quiet of this Queen Anne style garden cottage, set back in the garden with its own private entrance. You may want to spend the entire day lounging in the day bed, gazing out the bay windows at the garden or entranced by a dancing fire in the nearby fireplace. Ah, but Santa Fe's galleries, shops and museums call. At least you know that at the end of the day you can fall into the luxuriously appointed four poster bed, it's cotton sheets, down comforter and feather pillows assuring a peaceful slumber.
4.8 on October 04, 2013
My long time friend and I needed to escape our daily life and decided to go to Santa Fe, with so many different places to choose from we ended up at the Madeleine Inn. (Great reviews) What a treasure! Hidden down a non-drivethrough street, it was so quiet and relaxing. We woke to the sounds of the birds outside and nothing else. It has all of the old time feel of carved wooden mantles and doorways and original-style looking furniture. We had several places to hang out in the garden. We had treatments at the Spa right there on the property. OMG!! That was just what we needed! You walk across the street for breakfast and every morning we had a different delicious meal. The employees act so friendly and efficient at the same time. I felt like I was being spoiled. A great choice for everyone.
4.6 on February 21, 2011
From the moment I walked through the door of The Madeleine B&B I knew staying there was going to be an amazing experience. The atmosphere was warm and welcoming without being in anyway overbearing. The service was friendly and efficient whilst still appearing easy-going. Arriving late and leaving early was no trouble. The decor was individual but unobtrusive, breakfasts were characterful feasts and the provision of tasty afternoon snacks most welcome. Despite being only a few minutes walk from the centre of town it felt secluded and safe. I would have no hesitation in recommending The Madeleine to friends and family.
4.4 on February 16, 2011
We had a wonderful Valentine's weekend at the Madeleine Inn. Everything, from the quaint. clean, and very comfortable room, to the friendly and helpful staff, to the healthy and delicious breakfast choices (and even though they may not be healthy, the cookies and snacks were surely delicious!! Yum!) exceeded our expectations. We also took advantage of the Romance Package, and could not have enjoyed the couple's massage and wonderful hot bath, with tea and fruit, any more! Utterly relaxing and seriously addictive. It was our first time at the Madeleine, but will definitely not be our last! Thanks to the entire staff for helping to make our weekend very relaxing, peaceful, romantic, and memorable.
4.4 on March 28, 2010
The Madeleine was a nice place to stay. The entire staff was very pleasant, friendly, helpful and courteous. The added bonus of wine and snacks in the early evening was a plus. Breakfast was scrumptious. Would recommend and would stay there again. Thanks so much.
5 on July 31, 2008
I can't say enough wonderful things about our experience at The Madeleine. From the minute we walked in the door and were greeted with the smell of baking cookies and welcomed by the most sincerely warm innkeeper I have ever met, I knew we were in for a treat. The gardens are beautiful, the house so full of history and character, and so close to the Plaza. We almost never used our car. The room was beautifully appointed and the bed was fabulous. Our bathroom was a bit small (they told me some rooms had large bathrooms), but I guess with a house built in the 1880's, that is not a big surprise. Far better in every way than a more modern hotel. I felt like a princess each night as I literally melted into the bed. Breakfast was equally lovely, and we left armed with recipes so we could try our hand at the delicious enchiladas and frittatas. Don't miss going to the spa, right on the premises. The highlight for me was the rose petal bath I had after an incredible deep tissue massage. I also had the best facial of my life from Jade. I regret now that I didn't go for one of their 2 hour treatments - maybe next time, because there will definitely be a next time for us at this inn.
City, Downtown, Mountains
Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Rodeo, Ruins, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery, Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, hot air ballooning, rock climbing, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Snow shoe rental, Snow shoe trails, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts, Tennis racket rental, Water sports, Whitewater Rafting
Historic Inn, Bed and Breakfast
Board games, Fax Machine, Library, Wedding Facilities
Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, In-room internet, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi
Absolute Nirvana Spa
Carolyn Lee & Dianna Thomsen
English, French, Spanish
Carolyn Lee has traveled extensively around the world, been a professional ballerina and worked on Wall Street. She currently balances running the inns, caring for her three children and finding time for yoga, exercise, skiing, reading and political discourse.
Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian
This is a slight variation on the traditional New Mexican enchilada served for lunch or dinner. Tortillas are filled with eggs, beans and cheese and topped with either red or green chile. We use mild chile in deference to the palates of the majority of our guests.