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Heritage Hotels & Resorts, Inc. c/o Nativo Lodge
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Albuquerque, NM 87109 USA

Eldorado Hotel & Spa Press & Media Contact
Carol Baetzel
Carol Baetzel Public Relations
Phone: 602.569.3074

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Eldorado Weddings





From bridal showers to bachelor and bachelorette parties

right through to the wedding ceremony and reception,

this AAA Four Diamond hotel offers the ideal setting for creating magical memories



                    SANTA FE, NM . . . Weddings are all about creating a series of magical moments, which lead to memories that last a lifetime. Eldorado Hotel & Spa helps bridal couples create those picture perfect memories by offering them a wide selection of wedding venues inspired by the magic and romance of Santa Fe.


Located just a short walk from Santa Fe’s famed Plaza, the AAA Four Diamond Eldorado Hotel & Spa features pueblo-style architecture accented by beamed ceilings, kiva fireplaces and other touches that reflect the heritage and ambiance of historic Santa Fe.


The hotel’s Anasazi Ballroom, the largest ballroom in Santa Fe, offers an elegant Southwestern setting accented by the ambiance of a wood burning fireplace. This spacious ballroom can accommodate up to 330 guests for dinner or 400 for a reception. For more intimate events, the Sunset Room, which also features a wood burning fireplace, can host a dinner for up to 130 guests or a reception for 225.


The hotel’s most spectacular setting is the rooftop 2,200 square foot Presidential Patio which offers panoramic views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and downtown Santa Fe, and is warmed by an inviting kiva fireplace. It can accommodate up to 150 guests for a wedding banquet or 200 for a cocktail reception. The Presidential Patio is located adjacent to the spacious Presidential Suite, which features a living room and fireplace, separate dining room, wet bar, oversized bedroom with sitting area and a whirlpool on its private patio. The suite offers a romantic setting for the couple to begin their honeymoon and new life together.


The expert catering staff at Eldorado Hotel & Spa will work closely with the couple and/or their wedding coordinator to ensure that every single detail is attended to perfectly. Catering Sales Manager Yvette Padilla, also known as the hotel’s “Director of Romance,” has more than ten years’ experience making couples’ dreams come true. She can arrange for a mariachi band to serenade the couple at their ceremony or reception if they so desire, or an elegant string ensemble.


Under the expert direction of Executive Chef Anthony Smith, the catering staff prides itself on using fresh, local ingredients to create outstanding innovative cuisine. Options range from culturally-themed “action stations” where guests can see their food being prepared, to formal plated dinners. The staff will be glad to accommodate any special requests the couple may have.


Eldorado Hotel & Spa is also well-equipped to host many other types of wedding celebrations, from bridal showers held in a luxurious suite to rehearsal dinners at the award-winning Old House restaurant. The hotel’s contemporary Agave Lounge can serve as the “headquarters” for a lively bachelor or bachelorette gathering, and the hotel concierge staff can line up a golf outing or other stimulating activity for the gentlemen while the ladies head to the spa to get pampered for their big day. Nidah Spa, conveniently located adjacent to the hotel’s main lobby, offers two special bridal packages. The Bridal Indulgence package caters to the bride with a body scrub, Swedish massage, French Desert Spa manicure, shampoo/blow dry and professional makeup application. Nidah Spa also offers the Bridesmaid Retreat where three or more attendants can enjoy a Swedish massage, Desert Spa manicure and Juniper Berry pedicure, shampoo/blow dry and a bottle of champagne with fruit and cheese.


For more information about wedding events at Eldorado Hotel & Spa, visit or call 800-955-4455.


Carol Baetzel
Carol Baetzel Public Relations