noun | encyclopedia/culture | Pronounced: \loh-ret-oh\ | IPA: /loʊ rɛt oʊ/
Definition of the Inn and Spa at Loretto
One of the inns in Santa Fe, New Mexico, opened in 1975. It is located near the Loretto Chapel, on the former land of the Sister’s of Loretto girls’ school. The exterior is built in the Pueblo Revival architectural style, with an interior design reflecting the Native American, Spanish, and wild west heritage of Santa Fe and New Mexico. Normal amenities and services offered by the 136 room inn are a spa, dining, art, shops, and garden.
Examples of the Inn and Spa at Loretto
Origin of the Inn and Spa at Loretto
The hotel was first started in 1975, it is located on the former grounds of the Loretto of Light Academy. The Pueblo Revival architectural style of the design was inspired primarily by the Taos Pueblo, as well as the old buildings surrounding Albuquerque Old Town and Santa Fe Plaza.