In the heart of downtown Santa Fe Garretts Desert Inn is a Route 66 Santa Fe hotel right sitting almost at the end of the Santa Fe Trail at the crossroads of the Trail and the Old Camino Real 3 blocks from the Plaza and 2 from the State Capital buildings. Since 1957 our motor-court motel with front of the room parking has been the go-to bargain accommodations for downtown Santa Fe with a heated swimming pool May to Sept. As a classic 1950s motor court motel we are not fancy rather we are serious downtown Santa Fe hotel value almost always the most affordable option downtown. Now under new management October 2013 our rooms are classic motel with the original 1950s bathroom bathroom tile and stonework still in place. - Pets welcome here in Santa Fe at 10 a day. - Heated pool from May through September. Dining here at our motel includes the famous Bite burgers and malts as featured on the Food Network - serving all day from breakfast through supper. There are 30 restaurants within walking distance and Canyon Road galleries are 2 blocks away while here in the motel we have the Linda Storm Gallery.