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Eldorado Meetings





The hotel’s convenient location just two blocks from Santa Fe’s historic Plaza and wide choice of meeting venues offering authentic Southwestern ambiance make it a top choice for groups



                    SANTA FE, NM . . . With its inviting pueblo-style architecture, convenient location in the heart of downtown Santa Fe, and wide choice of meeting venues with true Southwestern flair, Eldorado Hotel & Spa offers all of the facilities, services and amenities groups require to make their events successful.


Managed by Benchmark Hospitality International, a global leader in meetings and hospitality, Eldorado Hotel & Spa offers more than 22,000 square feet of meeting space divided among a variety of unique venues:


· The 4,340 square foot Anasazi Ballroom, the largest ballroom in Santa Fe, which is anchored by a Southwestern-style fireplace that further adds to the ambience of the room.


· The hotel’s second largest ballroom, the 2,680 square foot Sunset Room, which is also accented with a wood burning fireplace.


· The 2,200 square foot Zia Ballroom that can be divided into three breakout rooms and connects to the 1,960 square foot Grand Concourse.


·  The 6,488 square foot Pavilion, a flexible, open air courtyard that can also be enclosed and heated for events that take place in cooler months.


· Three boardrooms equipped with wall-mounted 52" LCD HDTVs. The connections for computers and video equipment are conveniently built into the rooms’ conference tables.


· The 720 square foot DeVargas Room.


· The spacious penthouse-level Presidential Patio that offers panoramic views of downtown Santa Fe and the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.


The expert staff at Eldorado Hotel is dedicated to assisting meeting planners with every detail to ensure that their events are successful. These planning professionals, along with on-site technical experts and a seasoned culinary team, work around the clock to ensure that meeting guests receive its award-winning Four Diamond service.

Complimentary wireless Internet service is available throughout the hotel. A full range of audio-visual services, including networked high-speed T1 Internet access, dedicated ISDN lines for videoconferencing, and DID telephone lines are also available. The business center is open 24 hours for self service use, and additional services, such as shipping and technical support, are available during regular business hours.


Eldorado Hotel & Spa takes great pride in being environmentally responsible and is a partner member of the Green Hotels Association. The hotel’s environmental practices include the use of energy-efficient lighting, the implementation of a recycling program, a reduction in the use of bottled water and the elimination of Styrofoam products.


The hotel’s in-house destination management company, Santa Fe Destinations, offers groups a wide range of services, including airport transportation, meet & greet and hospitality desk staffing, spouse programs, VIP amenities and recreational activities.


The Eldorado can also provide complete catering services for groups that wish to hold offsite events at venues such as the Santa Fe Convention Center, Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, Palace of the Governors and The Santa Fe Opera.


Meeting and event planners are invited to check the hotel’s website,, for “Great Value Dates” available throughout the year. Qualifying events that consume a minimum of 60 guest rooms on selected dates can receive five complimentary upgrades, five VIP amenities, complimentary meeting space with food and beverage minimum, a 15% discount in Nidah Spa, a 20 percent attrition allowance and a complimentary one-hour reception.


For more information about Eldorado Hotel & Spa or to submit an RFP, visit or call 800-955-4455.


Carol Baetzel
Carol Baetzel Public Relations