Get an overview of this hotelSanta Fe area resort with 3 golf courses and a spa

Near the Poeh Museum

Located 15 minutes outside of Santa Fe, this hotel puts guests near the area's Native American cultural attractions, including the Poeh Museum's Pueblo culture exhibits, a 5-minute drive, and the Plaza in Santa Fe, 15 minutes away. Don Quixote Distillery and Winery is 5 minutes away by car. Santa Fe Airport is 22.8 miles away.

9 eateries and a casino

Hilton Santa Fe Golf Resort & Spa at Buffalo Thunder offers relaxing treatments at the Wo' P'in Spa, plus a fitness center for workouts. For more fun, guests can golf on the resort's 3 courses or try their luck at the casino. Dining options abound, with 9 onsite eateries including the Pool Grille.

Flat-screen TV, minibar

All rooms have 37-inch flat-screen TVs with premium channels, so guests have plenty of entertainment options. WiFi is available, and plus bedding encourages a good night's rest. For added convenience, minibars are stocked with snacks, and in-room coffee is available, too.

Hilton Santa Fe Buffalo Thunder

20 Buffalo Thunder Trl Santa Fe NM 87506

Hotel Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

All-inclusive room rates at Hilton Santa Fe Buffalo Thunder are available. These rates are higher because they include onsite food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).

Hotel Amenities

Hilton Santa Fe Golf Resort & Spa at Buffalo Thunder offers both all-inclusive room rates and room-only rates. All-inclusive rates include onsite meals and beverages, and may include taxes and gratuities. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages, and other amenities.

In addition to a full-service spa, Hilton Santa Fe Golf Resort & Spa at Buffalo Thunder features a golf course and outdoor tennis courts. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 10 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. The property also has a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include 5 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. A computer station is located on site and wired high-speed Internet access is complimentary.

Business-related amenities at this 4-star property consist of a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 60000 square feet (5574 square meters) include a conference center and conference space. This business-friendly hotel also offers a casino, an outdoor pool, and an indoor pool. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Hilton Santa Fe Golf Resort & Spa at Buffalo Thunder has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 3 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Hair salon 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 393 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free self parking 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 5574 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Casino 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Computer station 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 10 
  • Nightclub 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 30 
  • Golf course on site 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Free train station pickup 
  • Conference center 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 3 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Year Built 2008 
  • Number of restaurants - 5 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 60000 
  • Sauna 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Ski storage 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Steam room 
  • Children's pool 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 9.95 per 24-hour period ), Wired internet access ( USD 9.95 per 24-hour period )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( USD 9.95 per night )


Free self parking, Valet parking (surcharge), RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free) 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • MP3 docking station 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • HDTV 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • LCD TV 

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning.

Red Sage - This restaurant overlooks the pool. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

Painted Parrott - This buffet restaurant serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

A golf course, outdoor tennis courts, and a health club are featured at the hotel. An indoor pool, an outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a seasonal outdoor pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a steam room.

Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool or health club without adult supervision.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snowboarding nearby 
  • Downhill skiing nearby 
  • Cross-country skiing nearby 
  • Snowmobiling nearby 
  • Snowshoeing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Ski lessons available nearby 
  • Ski equipment rental shops nearby 
  • Golf driving range on site 
  • Golf lessons on site 
  • Golfing on site 

Spa Services

Wo P In has 14 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include massages, facials, body wraps, and body scrubs. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a spa tub. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

  • Number of treatment rooms 14 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at midnight


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 50.00 per accommodation, per stay, plus a deposit of USD 50.00 per stay
  • 2 per room (up to 75 lb)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 20 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 9.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): USD 9.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 9.95 per night (rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 8.00 per day
  • Pet deposit: USD 50.00 per stay
  • Pet fee: USD 50.00 per accommodation, per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

This property offers transfers from the train station. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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