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New Mexico Wedding Venue
1862 Cerrillos Rd Santa Fe, NM 87505

El Rey Court

Just down Cerrillos Road in Santa Fe — that is, old Route 66 — lies El Rey Court, an iconic adobe roadside motor court originally built in 1936


Just down Cerrillos Road in Santa Fe — that is, old Route 66 — lies El Rey Court, an iconic adobe roadside motor court originally built in 1936.

Re-imagined + renovated, El Rey provides an inspiring 86 room oasis for the modern traveler. Set on five acres, El Rey is a laid back come-as-you-are type of place where everyone is a friend.

Love Notes

Unexpected Roadside Gem:
“Old style strip motel with Santa Fe style architecture. We were invited to a wedding at that site. Easy to make reservations around the event date. The facility offered a unique selection of rooms. The wedding on site was well organized, more than expected. There was a wonderful restaurant right next door with tasty food at excellent value. Access to downtown Santa Fe was simple. This site is more than expected and I recommend it without any hesitation. Great overall value excellent place to stay while in Santa Fe”

-Curt M. May 2022

Boutique Hotel Dream
“This hotel is so wonderfully curated and unique. It’s a must-stay for passing through Santa Fe. The cocktails were unique, the rooms were clean, and the staff was friendly and helpful. I would definitely come back.”

-Delilah Lions May 2022

Fun facts

Where are you originally from?

Santa Fe, New Mexico

What do you consider your style to be?

A perfectly different wedding destination, El Rey Court is a historic venue that embraces our history through great design, modern amenities, and thoughtful service. A beautiful and unique setting for wedding receptions, ceremonies, or any pre- or post-wedding events including bachelor or bachelorette parties. Tie the knot in authentic Southwest style with at El Rey Court, an iconic + reimagined inn off historic Route 66 in Santa Fe.

What are your favorite kinds of couples to work with?

From private elopements + intimate parties with your closest friends + family, to a full property takeover, we are here to help you celebrate! Our favorite kind of couples to work with are those seeking a unique destination wedding and aren't afraid to be bold with their vision!

Where do you find your design inspiration?

When visiting El Rey Court you'll find assorted murals by John Zabawa on the property and artwork by Alexander Girard. Every room is a special and unique experience, complete with a contemporary Southwest vibe. Joshua Tree, California-based couple Jay and Alison Carroll led the redesign and re-branding of the historic motor court hotel. Well-known for its curation of art and textiles, El Rey Court is a design lover’s dream stay.


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