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TAA Conference Hotel

TAA's 2018 Conference will be held on June 15-16 at the beautiful La Fonda on the Plaza, a 4-Diamond luxury hotel located on the historic Santa Fe Plaza. The recently renovated, award-winning hotel combines elegance and old world charm with the splendor of the American Southwest to provide a truly memorable Santa Fe experience. We hope you will join us to enjoy the conference, the culture, and Santa Fe’s first class cuisine!

TAA's Hotel Group Rate: $159/nt

TAA has reserved a group room rate of $159/nt plus applicable state and local taxes (currently 15.3%, subject to change without notice). The TAA group rate is available until our room block is full or until the group rate deadline of May 23, 2018. Attendees are responsible for making their own hotel reservations. Please confirm the room cancellation policy when you make your reservation so you are aware of the cancellation deadline.

To make your reservation, please use one of the following reservation options:

  • Call La Fonda’s reservation department at 800-523-5002 or 505-982-5511 and choose option #1. Identify that you are booking in the room block for the Textbook & Academic Authors Association Meeting.
    Calls should be made between the hours of: Monday–Friday: 7 am to 8 pm, Saturday: 8 am to 5 pm, or Sunday: 9 am to 5 pm. (Mountain Time)

  • To make reservation online go to TAA's Room Block Reservation Link. The group code in the left column should self-fill, but if it does not please enter 904157.

Individual reservation requests will be confirmed only if guaranteed with a valid credit card or deposit by check or money order.  La Fonda accepts American Express, Visa, MasterCard, or Discover Card.

Check In/Out Specifics:

  • Check in: 3:00 PM
  • Check out: 12:00 PM


  • Overnight guests of TAA's Conference will receive a special rate of $16.00 per day, guaranteed over the dates of this meeting for overnight parking at La Fonda's garage. 
  • TAA Conference attendees who day park will receive a special day rate of $2.50 per hour, with a maximum cap of $16.00 to park in La Fonda's garage. 

*La Fonda is unable to accommodate large vans or motor coaches in the La Fonda garage.

Travel to La Fonda on the Plaza

Airport Option 1: Albuquerque International Sunport

Major airlines serve Santa Fe via the Albuquerque International Sunport, located 60 miles to the south of Santa Fe. Rental cars are readily available, and a variety of shuttle services offer convenient transportation between Santa Fe and the Albuquerque International Sunport with pick-up and drop-off at all hotels, including La Fonda. Reservations are required for the shuttles, with the pick-up conveniently located in the airport.

Sandia Shuttles:  505-474-5696, 888-775-5696 or Road Runner Shuttle:  505-424-3367

Airport Option 2: Santa Fe Municipal Airport

Located southwest of the city (20 minutes from La Fonda), the Santa Fe Municipal Airport provides commercial airline service by American Eagle Airlines and United Express. If you are traveling from Denver, Dallas, or Phoenix, or if your travel requires a connection through those cities, Santa Fe Municipal Airport offers daily non-stop flights to DFW, PHX, and DIA.

  • American Airlines - Daily non-stop service to Dallas/Ft. Worth (DFW) and Phoenix (PHX) / Reservations - (800) 433-7300
  • United Airlines - Daily non-stop service to Denver (DIA) / Reservations - (800) 864-8331

La Fonda on the Plaza: An Award Winning Hotel

La Fonda on the Plaza consistently ranks as one of the best hotels in Santa FE, New Mexico, as well as in the entire Southwest. Among the many awards La Fonda has received are:

  • Historic Hotels Award of Excellence, Best Historic Hotel (76-200 rooms), 2016
  • New Mexico Top HAT Premier Award for Hotel of the Year, 2016 
  • Green Concierge Awards: La Fonda was awarded a Tier Two Silver Certification and La Plazuela was awarded a Tier One Bronze Certification, 2016
  • AAA Four Diamond Award Winner, 2013-2016
  • #7 Top Hotels in the American Southwest, Condé Nast Traveler's Readers Choice Awards, 2015 & 2016
  • Smart Meetings: Premium Choice Award, 2016
  • Best Hotels in New Mexico and #4 Best Hotel in the State, U.S. News & World Report, February 2016
  • #1 Best Lodging , Santa Fe Reporter “Best of Santa Fe 2016: Reader’s Choice"
  • Gold List, Hotels with Great Art Collections; Condé Nast Traveler, 2015
  • National Trust for Historic Preservation, 2013
  • Historic Santa Fe Foundation Register of Properties Worthy of Preservation, August 2015

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