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  •  Casino
  •  Golf Course
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap Accessible
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pet-friendly
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Spa
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Located in Santa Fe (Cuyamungue), Hilton Santa Fe Buffalo Thunder is close to Poeh Museum and Don Quixote Distillery and Winery. This 4-star hotel is within the region of Nambe Falls and Santa Fe Opera.


Make yourself at home in one of the 393 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and MP3 docking stations. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. LCD televisions with satellite programming are provided for your entertainment, with wired and wireless Internet access available for a surcharge. Private bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Spa, Wellness & Premium Amenities

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. After practicing your swing on the golf course, you can enjoy other recreational amenities including a casino and a nightclub. This hotel also features wireless Internet access (surcharge), concierge services, and an arcade/game room.

Food & Drink

All-inclusive rates are available at this hotel. Meals and beverages at onsite dining establishments are included in all-inclusive rates. Charges may be applied for dining at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, some beverages, and other amenities.

Enjoy a meal at one of the hotel’s dining establishments, which include 5 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access room service (during limited hours). Relax with a refreshing drink from a poolside bar or one of the 3 bars/lounges.

Business & Travel Amenities

Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, express check-in, and express check-out. Planning an event in Santa Fe? This hotel has 60000 square feet (5574 square meters) of space consisting of a conference center and meeting rooms. A train station pick-up service is provided at no charge, and free self parking is available onsite.

How to Get There

Hilton Santa Fe Buffalo Thunder
20 Buffalo Thunder Trl
Santa Fe, NM 87506 United States


Food fun and more hospitality

This place is great .They really changed the atmosphere with;new decore,and fresh happy faces at the Promotions booth. The Valet parking attendants are very friendly.
I took a guest over for an evening and on the way home she kept telling me how much fun she had and wants to go back the second weekend in November. If ya go make sure you sign up for a player's club card. They give great incentives.

Needs to be updated.

out of all the casino hotels in Albuquerque and santa fe, Buffalo Thunder has not adapted to the demand of modernization of the facilities. Our room was outdated dirty and uncomfortable. Buffalo thunder looks like an old facility from the 90's

Pleasant hotel, nice staff, many amenities

Second trip to Buffalo Thunder and was very happy to visit again. The resort is about a 15 minute drive from downtown Santa Fe, but easy highway drive. Reserved and checked into a two queen room with fireplace. The room also had a large balcony looking over the parking lot and golf course. Room was large with full closet, safe, refrigerator, iron/ironing board. Beds were comfortable and fireplace was a nice addition to the room. As previous reviewers have mentioned, the furnishings are a bit beat up from years of use. So not as pleasing to the eye, but still very much the Santa Fe style. Checkin and check out personnel were very kind and efficient. We ate breakfast in the coffee shop, food was delicious and reasonably priced for a resort. Resort offers an indoor pool during the cold months, also a spa, golf course casino, liquor store, candy store and large gift shop. Also, had several local artists selling their wares on Saturday evening.
Played in the casino, was good but very smokey, ceilings are low. Had a wide variety of games and denominations. Casino only has two bars and you are not allowed to take adult beverages onto the casino floor, they must be consumed within the bar area. Service at the bars was poor, the Turqoise bar has a well for customers who are not seated but customers crowd the area making it hard to get an order in. The smaller bar by the sports book has no open well area and you must squeeze in between patrons seated at the bar, bartenders paid little attention to anyone not seated at the bar.
Overall, while the hotel and casino do need to be refreshed, we were very happy again with our stay.