Hotel Blue - Albuquerque

717 Central Ave Nw, Albuquerque, United States, 87102  show map
 3 stars
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Hotel Blue - Albuquerque

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Free parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Meeting facilities

Business center

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Verified Reviews:

  • A few blocks from the heart of central ave - Great for the price - Parking is free - Buffet breakfast is surprisingly copious
  • Desk clerk was super-friendly - Art deco touches in the rooms - Fresh-baked cookies - Carafe of coffee
  • Room was huge - Bed was exceptionally comfortable - Staff was very friendly - Secured parking
  • Rooms are comfortable - Free breakfast - Pool area was nice - Fitness room - Gigantic launderette just a block away
  • 5 min walk to convention center - Room was clean - Shuttle to airport - Complimentary internet via ethernet or wi-fi

Overview

Hotel Blue is set in a historic area of Albuquerque next to Route 66, Old Town Albuquerque and Rio Grande Botanic Garden. Renovated in 2007, the hotel combines art deco architecture with ultimate comfort.

The property is notable for its unique location 10 minutes’ walk from Albuquerque city center, close to museums and theaters as well as parks and a botanical garden. The hotel lies within 5 minutes' walk of Telephone Museum of New Mexico, Rio Grande Zoo and Albuquerque Convention Center.

Quick access to a zoo and an aquarium is provided.

Albuquerque International airport can be reached in 10 minutes by car from Hotel Blue.

Rooms

All comfortable rooms are equipped with free Wi-Fi, a sofa, TV with satellite channels, a writing desk and a private toilet. All bathrooms come with a shower, free toiletries and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

A deluxe continental breakfast is served daily.

Services

This grand hotel benefits from free parking, a vending machine and an elevator along with a business center and a copier.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of floors:   6.  Number of rooms:   140.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Handicap parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Pets allowed
  • Vending machines
  • Luggage storage
  • Exterior corridors
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Services

  • Free airport shuttle
  • City shuttle service
  • Housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Newspaper service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Seasonal outdoor pool

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom

Media

  • Television
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 18 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay at the price of USD 10 per person per night in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 10 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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Hotel Address:

717 Central Ave Nw, Albuquerque, United States, 87102

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City Center
  • Albuquerque
    500 m
Airports
Restaurants
  • Villa di Capo (cuisine: Italian)
    40 m
  • Java Joe's
    150 m
Beaches
  • Tingley Beach
    1.7 km
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    140

Rooms and availability

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Standard Double Room
Bed type: King-size bed or 2 Queen-size beds
Size: 264 m²
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Shower
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This room features free Wi-Fi, wired internet, and 40-inch flat-screen satellite TV. A microwave, fridge and coffee maker are included.

Room facilities
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    Bed type: King-size bed
    Size: 25 m²
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    • Air conditioning
    • Shower
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      How to reach hotel

      hotel Hotel Blue - Albuquerque Albuquerque location
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      Hotel Address:

      717 Central Ave Nw, Albuquerque, United States, 87102

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Albuquerque
        500 m
      Airports
      Restaurants
      • Villa di Capo (cuisine: Italian)
        40 m
      • Java Joe's
        150 m
      Beaches
      • Tingley Beach
        1.7 km
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  12 pm
      • Year renovated:
        2007
      • Number of floors:
        6
      • Number of rooms:
        140

      Hotel Blue Location

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions

      • Amtrak - 700 m

      Popular areas

      • Old Town - 500 m

      Convention centers

      Museums

      • Magnifico - 200 m
      • Art Street - 200 m
      • New Mexico Holocoust - 400 m
      • Fort 105 Studios - 400 m
      • Wheels Museum - 600 m
      • New Mexico Hispano Entertainrs - 1.0 km
      • Arts Crawl-Aaba - 1.0 km
      • New Mexico Museum of Natural History - 1.5 km
      • Rattlesnake Museum and Gift Shop - 1.6 km
      • Albuquerque Museum of Art and History - 1.7 km
      • Museum of Turquoise - 1.7 km
      • New Mexico Arts and Media Refuge - 2.5 km

      Parks

      • Outdoor Recreation Adm - 500 m
      • Bernalillo County Parks and Rec - 700 m
      • Albuquerque Parks and Recreation - 1.9 km
      • Rio Grande Botanic Garden - 2.1 km

      Universities, Institutes

      • Rio Grande Medical Technolgs - 2.5 km

      Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

      Space related

      • Lodestar Astronomy Center - 1.5 km

      Medical care and Hospitals

      • Turquoise Lodge - 600 m
      • St Joseph Medical Center - 1.4 km
      • Memorial Psychiatric Hospital - 1.6 km
      • Kindred Hospital - Albuquerque - 1.6 km
      • St Joseph Rehab Hospital - 1.6 km
      • Presbyterian Hospital - 1.9 km

      Local attractions

      • New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science - 1.5 km
        1801 Mountain Rd. NW, Albuquerque
      • American International Rattlesnake Museum - 1.6 km
        202 San Felipe NW, Albuquerque
      • San Felipe de Neri Church - 1.7 km
        2005 North Plaza, Albuquerque
      • Tiguex Park - 1.5 km
        1800 Mountain Rd, Albuquerque
      • Tingley Beach - 1.7 km
        Tingley Drive, Albuquerque

      Near the hotel

      • Telephone Museum of New Mexico - 440 m
        110 Fourth Street NW, Albuquerque
      • Rio Grande Zoo - 1.0 km
        903 Tenth St SW, Albuquerque
      • Nob Hill - 450 m
        Central Avenue, Albuquerque

      Restaurants nearby

      • Villa di Capo - 40 m

        Address: 722 Central Ave SW
        Phone: (505) 242-2006

        Cuisine: Italian
        Price Range: CAD 1 - CAD 27

      • Flying Star Cafe - Downtown - 270 m

        Address: 723 Silver Ave SW
        Phone: 505-244-8099

        64% likes this, based on 93 reviews
        Cuisine: Contemporary, Vegetarian
        Price Range: CAD 13 - CAD 22

      • Cafe Lush - 240 m

        Address: 700 Tijeras Ave NW

        77% likes this, based on 49 reviews
        Cuisine: American

      • Java Joe's - 150 m

        Address: 906 Park Ave SW
        Phone: 505-765-1514

        62% likes this, based on 45 reviews

      • Anatolia Doner Kabab House - 230 m

        Address: 521 Central NW Suite I
        Phone: (505) 242-6718

        82% likes this, based on 35 reviews
        Cuisine: Turkish

      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  12 pm
      • Year renovated:
        2007
      • Number of floors:
        6
      • Number of rooms:
        140
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      Hotel Blue Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel Blue

      Average guest rating

      7.0out of 10
      Very good
      Based on 59 reviews

      Individual guest reviews

      • Couple
        10.0

        The room was great. Loved the huge flat-screen tv with HD channels and the bottle of water in our fridge was a nice touch. Secure gated carpark gives piece of mind. The breakfast was lovely. Nice restaurants within walking distance. Excellent value for money. Would definitely stay here again!

      • Single
        8.8

        convenient to downtown area. VERY affordable. felt secure as a female traveling alone. great breakfast and good coffee.cordial staff.exterior of hotel in need of attention, but seems that they are focusing on the interior and room upgrades first, which is good. the hotel is an older building, being renovated

        the hotel is located in a part of downtown that is a little shady , but well patrolled

      • Single
        8.2

        I love the air conditioner. I like that it was quite and the staff was very professional.

      • Single
        9.6

        This hotel is in a good location if you're interested in the downtown and old town. The rooms are very nice and well kept-up. Unique features that I like are the beds and the little electric fireplace, even though I wouldn't use it during the warmer months. The gated and guarded parking is nice, too.

        As other reviews mention, access to the rooms is from the outside, which is not necessarily bad.

      • Couple
        6.6

        The staff was very nice and I've really appreciated the continental breakfast.

        It is located very close to the route 66 so it is very noisy, at least on Friday and Saturday evening.

      • Older travelers
        7.0

        Shuttle service to Old Town.

        small rooms; strange closet, drawer arrangement; TV was not connected correctly, hence it had to start over loading the satillite system each time we turned it on.

      • Older travelers
        5.8

        Friendly and helpful staff. ABQ bus service has stop nearby, so it is easy to reach city center and railway station. The hotel has a shuttle to get you to and from the airport, must be called from the airport for the hotel does not answer email.

        The breakfast didn't live up to the advertisments. Our room had serious flaws: the door was impossible the open more than a little because of the thick carpet, no separate light switch for the bathroom made the whole room lighted up, which is inconvenient in the night. Only one chair and no desk made it very difficult to use the computer. A big piece of unusable furniture took lot of space. A desk or table and some extra chairs would have been better.

      • Group of friends
        5.4

        I like the location, near shops and restaurants but yet away from all the noise. Overall was good for the money.

        they should not allow more than 3 visitors per room. People had parties in their rooms and disturbed neighbors. Pool needed to be cleaned up often.

      • Single
        6.6

        I'ts an old hotel but near the Downtown and the Old Town. The beds are really comfortable. Breakfast it's not so rich but good.

      • Single
        6.2

        Parking and tv. Room was clean and bed was nice and fresh.

        I did not like the location. The hotel was clean but seemed very old and had a feel of a second class hotel.

      • Couple
        3.2

        The hotel needs to be renewed. Old furniture and rooms must be more clean. Swimming pool very dirty

      • Single
        8.4

        The room was clean and the bed was comfortable and the staff was friendly and helpful.

        I would like to have seen some info on area restaurants and attractions. I also would have liked to have an ice machine on the floor I was staying on.

      • Single
        8.4

        It has a good location, and is value for money.

        The location.

      • Single
        7.4

        The place was nice and I enjoyed my stay.

        The beds were a little firm but I still got a good nights rest.

      • Group of friends
        9.6

        The hotel blue was awesome. It was pretty affordable, especially if there are a couple of you staying there. You can't ask for a better location. The room was very well kept and the bed was very comfortable. The breakfast that they offer in the morning is good as well, not too much there but definitely fills you up and helps save a bit of money on dining out if you are on a budget. I will definitely stay again and might be the only hotel I consider in Albuquerque.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Hotel Blue - Albuquerque Albuquerque location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      717 Central Ave Nw, Albuquerque, United States, 87102

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Albuquerque
        500 m
      Airports
      Restaurants
      • Villa di Capo (cuisine: Italian)
        40 m
      • Java Joe's
        150 m
      Beaches
      • Tingley Beach
        1.7 km
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  12 pm
      • Year renovated:
        2007
      • Number of floors:
        6
      • Number of rooms:
        140