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The only Native American-owned hotel in Santa Fe sits on the edge of the Railyard district, about a 15-minute walk from the plaza. Built in the late 1980s, Hotel Santa Fe is majority owned by Picuris Pueblo, with bright, modestly sized rooms full of locally handmade furniture and Native American art. Some rooms have balconies (those on the east side have the best mountain views, but also more noise from Cerrillos Road). The hotel was joined in 2001 by the Hacienda at Santa Fe, a posh addition with 35 rooms and suites that boast corner fireplaces and complimentary breakfast, happy hour, and butler service. One of the best things about this hotel is the Native American presence that pervades it, from the Picuris dances and fresh oven bread offered on the patio in the summer to the cultural talks held in the lobby. The outstanding Amaya restaurant serves native cuisine from across the Americas, and you can even reserve the teepee on the patio for private meals.