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Northfield, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a modest economic hotel conveniently located to downtown. The room included a refrigerator and microwave. Free breakfast. Free shuttle for airport or to downtown. The staff was amazing -- very friendly and helpful. Wifi signal was poor but otherwise it was a great alternative to the high priced downtown hotels.

Thank mntraveller2
Durango, Colorado
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This hotel is very cool and very affordable. I loved it. It was difficult to give it an overall rating because it's not a 5 star hotel, I've stayed at numerous 5 star resorts, and this wasn't a 5 star get-away for us. We just wanted to have some fun! They have completely remodeled this hotel, but they kept the...

Thank Angie L
Redmond, Washington
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Definitely budget accommodations. The double queen rooms are really small with very little space outside of the beds. There are giant armoires that take up a majority of the wall, but they are screwed closed so cant be used for much other than the two dinky drawers. A gas fireplace is on the armoire and the TV is hanging above...

Thank Kim B
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Dated hotel ...however very pleasant stay....clean and tidy...staff pleasant...value for money ....free breakfast that was ok nothing spectacular however very adequate only free breakfast offered in the last 4 hotels we've stayed in on this trip. Would recommend for short stay. Well worth the money

Thank Kay W
New York City, New York
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Upon arrival this hotel looks like it has been closed for about a year. Our spirits were lifted when we walked into a nice lobby staffed with an extremely friendly staff. It lasted until we got off the elevator and walked to our room. Everything is rundown and shabby. Downtown Albuquerque is going thru a revitalization, I guess the Hotel...

Thank JohnronNyc
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 27 November 2016

As travelers, my husband and I like to stay in interesting older hotels. This one really fit the bill. The location is great - not far from old town and on the edge of downtown theaters and other venues. The hotel itself used to be called the Downtowner and was probably built in the 50's or 60's. It was one...

Thank harjan2016
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Stayed 2 nights while looking for a more permanent place to dwell in Albuquerque. Since it's off season, we got a good rate. Their were less expensive places to stay by the airport, but they didn't have the charm of Hotel Blue, plus the location of Hotel Blue is pretty hard to beat! We really were impressed by the genuine...

1Thank beanmurderer
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

The people of the Hotel Blue were lovely. The hotel was clean and the continental breakfast was ok. The rooms were kind of cramped and quite outdated, but the beds were very comfortable. Overall, ok but not great, except the people😄

Thank ZimGirls
Taos, New Mexico
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Location was fantastic. Great customer service. The outside is not the best but inside you will be very pleased. Excellent breakfast. This is a little gem that we will return. Wonderful night sleep, good and quiet.

Thank taosgranny
Reviewed 30 September 2016

I stayed one night for a combination of business and pleasure, and chose this hotel because of the location and value, and it didn't disappoint! This hotel is close to the downtown area, so you can walk to restaurants, and close to the highway, so it's a short, easy drive to the airport. Also very close to the old town...

Thank Lingie

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room

Additional Information about The Hotel Blue

Address: 717 Central Avenue NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102-3007
Region: United States > New Mexico > Albuquerque > Albuquerque Original Townsite
Price Range: $115 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Hotel Blue 2.5*
Number of rooms: 139
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Blue Hotel Albuquerque
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“Go high if you can - floors 5 or 6”
harjan2016, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Want a good nights sleep............stay here.”
taosgranny, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I recommend a room on the top floor (or highest floor you can get) away from the elevators. Request a room with a view.”
Lingie, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I liked the top floors for the sunsets.”
Nnamvar, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If noise bothers you, request a room away from the main street.”
Navajo_Globetrotter, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
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