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Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Albuquerque Airport - Univ Area

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1501 Sunport Place SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
Jack T El Paso, Texas
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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El Paso, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed a this hotel our last night prior to flying out. The front desk staff helped me us with our heavy bags and also accommodated our request to give us room on the top floor facing north. Later, we had dinner in the restaurant and couple of drinks in the bar. Staff is very courteous and helpful. Next morning... More

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Farmington, New Mexico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff was awesome. Mary the bartender was a real gem. The food was good. Breakfast was great. The rooms were a little musty smelling, the bathroom the next morning smelled a little like sewer, but we would stay there again.

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Sabina K, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Albuquerque Airport - Univ Area, responded to this review

Dear JaMaMAJo, Thank you for sharing your experience with us and we are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to serve you again in the future and I am sure you will enjoy our fresh renovated atmosphere. Sincerely, Sabina Khusainova More

Bluewater, New Mexico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful room! Great linens on bed. Great availability of a shuttle that will take you up to 3 miles away & pick up, too! I was just disappointed that there wasn't free breakfast but otherwise the staff is courteous, maids are VERY kind, and shuttle is easy to arrange.

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Sabina K, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Albuquerque Airport - Univ Area, responded to this review

Dear Sophi87005, On behalf of our entire team I would like to thank you for taking your time and reviewing your stay with us. As far as breakfast goes - we are one of a few full service properties around airport area as we have a full service restaurant with a cook-to-order breakfast and a lounge along with other amenities... More

San Diego, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I must have a 6th sense in regards to hotels lately!! I had a business engagement at this "NICE" Holiday Inn and had no idea that I would have been set up in the lap of luxury... When I checked in I was actually greeted by the owner of the hotel who welcomed me like I was a rock star...I... More

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Sabina K, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Albuquerque Airport - Univ Area, responded to this review

Dear BigMark5150, On behalf of our entire team I would like to thank you for taking your time and reviewing your recent stay with us. We are very pleased to hear that you found our service helpful during your trip. We strive for each of our guest to feel special and welcome at our hotel We are looking forward to... More

Rhode Island
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157 reviews 157 reviews
19 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I arrived about 10PM after being picked up at ABQ by the hotel's van. The time on hold was a bit much but not painful when I called for the van. My reservation was in order and check in was quick. The room was the new Holiday Inn standard with the hard floor for the entry and bathroom which I... More

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Sabina K, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Albuquerque Airport - Univ Area, responded to this review

Dear KirD, On behalf of our entire team I would like to thank you for taking your time and reviewing your stay with us. I apologize for the inconveniences you have experienced at the restaurant, and we are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your room. We look forward to serving you again and providing you with a Five... More

Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is under renovation so it's a bit dusty and the front entrance was being painted. But the shuttle service and driver were expeditious and courteous. Rooms are smallish, the bathrooms slightly discombobulated but clean. A good place to stay right next to the airport if you are taking an early flight! Great price/quality ratio

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Sabina K, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Albuquerque Airport - Univ Area, responded to this review

Dear ValPalMat, On behalf of our entire team I would like to thank you for taking your time and reviewing your stay with us. I apologize for the inconveniences due to our renovation, but we are glad to hear you found our services helpful. We hope to serve you again in the future and I am sure you will enjoy... More

Las Cruces, New Mexico
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here at the end of July to attend a concert. The hotel was easy to get to from the highway and although it is close to the highway and to the airport it was a pretty quiet place. Check in was quick and simple. We had one of the one room suites. It was very nice with lots of... More

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Sabina K, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Albuquerque Airport - Univ Area, responded to this review

Dear Hondo1975, Thank you for sharing your experience with us and we are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. I apologize for the problem with the bathroom. Next time you stay with us, please let our staff know of the problem and we will fix it right away. Again, on behalf of our entire team I... More

Germantown, Tennessee
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We stayed a this hotel our last night prior to flying out. The front desk staff helped me coordinate turning in my car at Avis the night before and arranging transportation to the airport the next morning. We had room service for dinner and for breakfast. Both times the food was good and the service was quick. My one complaint... More

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Sabina K, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Albuquerque Airport - Univ Area, responded to this review

Dear Gary C, On behalf of our team I would like to thank you for taking the time and sharing your thoughts on your recent stay with us. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed our customer service. I apologize for the wait at the front desk in the morning. We discussed this issue with our front desk... More

CENTENNIAL
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I have had to go to ABQ for work for about 14 years. I've stayed in this location because it's right next to the rental car return by the airport, so it was easy. Time was that they recognized me as soon as I walked in the door and I recognized them. Not that we necessarily knew each other's names,... More

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Sabina K, Director of Sales at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Albuquerque Airport - Univ Area, responded to this review

Dear Kelly R, Please allow me this opportunity to express my sincere apologies regarding your last stay with us. As a loyal customer of ours we value your opinion and your feedback is very important to us. We recognize all our members and thank them for their continued loyalty and patronage. I checked the system and I see that you... More

Dallas, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I stayed at this Hotel in April which is nice, clean, and very well kept. BIG However!!!! Upon checkout I got my receipt which showed I was being charged for smoking. I asked the front desk manager about the charge and he said "you were smoking in the hallway during the night while sitting in a lawn chair and you... More

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Albuquerque Airport - Univ Area, responded to this review

Dear J C, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. I am very disappointed to hear about your experience on your stay. I would love the opportunity to regain your faith and would welcome the opportunity to discuss your stay in further details. I have sent you a private message to obtain additional details regarding your stay.... More

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Address: 1501 Sunport Place SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106
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Location: United States > New Mexico > Albuquerque
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Hotel Class:3 star — Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Albuquerque Airport - Univ Area 3*
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Take the Virtual Tour. The new addition to Albuquerque is the contemporary, stylish and comfortable Holiday Inn Select , conveniently located near Albuquerque International Airport, off I-25 at Exit 221, and the University of New Mexico. This elegant property is close to Albuquerque International Sunport, Kirtland AFB, and Sandia National Labs. We offer 121 spacious guest rooms with spectacular views including 540sf suites with whirlpool tubs. We are a non-smoking facility and offer FREE High-Speed Internet. Our amenities include a state-of-the-art fitness center, indoor pool, 24-hour business center, and large banquet/meeting space.Look Again at the all new Holiday Inn Select Hotel Albuquerque where we offer plush pillow top mattresses and premium bedding, a refreshing shower experience & Garden Botanika shower products, & Wolfgang Puck's Coffee. Relax and enjoy an appetizing meal or your favorite drink at the Sunport Bar & Grille. Earn points and miles with Priority Club Rewards.Businesses: Kirtland AFB, Sandia National Labs, EclipseHospitals: UNM Hospital, Lovelace Sandia Health Systems, Presbyterian Hospital, VA Hospital Universities: University of New Mexico (UNM), CNM Local Attractions: Albuquerque Convention Center, Sandia Peak/Tramway, Historic Old Town, Casinos, Balloon Fiesta, Journal Pavilion. ... more   less 
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