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The Hotel Blue

717 Central Avenue NW, Albuquerque, NM 87103
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Viroflay
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there alone and for the 1st time to attend a conference in Conf centre, downtown, june 2007. I booked there 7 years after and found the hotel unchanged. Friendly staff at the reception. We were 3, wife, myself and son, 17yo. Great breakfast, nice beds. Should say that rooms are still unchanged with an old-style air conditioner, a bit... More 

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Sparta, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had 2 reservations for 2 rooms each that I made. We were visiting Albuquerque for 2 days at both ends of our trip. The reservations were made for the 2 rooms for a Wednesday and Thursday night, and then the second reservation for 2 rooms, for the following Monday and Tuesday nights. At both check-ins, I was informed that... More 

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel Blue has only two things in it's favor - low rates and very good beds. The hotel has seen better days. The rooms are well passed being updated. The door to our room looked like someone had chipped at the paint for several years. The rooms all have exterior entrances meaning other guests, in various states of drunkeness wander... More 

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Washington, D.C.
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're looking for a Motel 6 but want to pay twice as much, then The Hotel Blue is for you. But if you want a nice, comfortable hotel, then look elsewhere. Design: Clearly the architects had previously majored in designing public housing blocks. If you're looking for council estate chic, then you will marvel at the wrap-around walkway design.... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I like staying in independent hotels. Like others, I was encouraged by the good reviews, only to have them a bit shattered when we arrived. It was definitely not funky or boutique-y. It was just tired. Check in was fine. I thought I had a reservation, but didn't, but no problem getting us a room. Was fairly encouraged until I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Extremely nice Hotel in downtown Albuquerque. Clean, big rooms and the most comfortable bed you'll find in any hotel. Close to everything downtown. Nice to have directtv for music channels. Hot breakfast. Great stay.

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Calgary, Canad
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This was a real disappointment after the good reviews. Building was old and dirty. A coat of paint might help. Furniture is worn and old. Clean ,bed and breakfast both OK. It did not seem like a 3 star hotel.

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Dallas, Texas
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63 reviews 63 reviews
17 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

By funky, you walk from railroad station, Amtrak, Roadrunner to Santa Fe, airport a mile away, University and student shops, plus Central has a car truck parade Sunday night, great movie theater 3 blocks, and some downside versus upside its all good. The Blue has clean comfy rooms with sunset or sunrise. Typical breakfast eggs and sausage, etc. Bucks coffee.... More 

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Porto, Portugal
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The room was confortable and clean. The staff were friendly and accomodating. They even helped us out in getting a room a little bit earlier than the usual time (15:00) as we arrived to Albuquerque really early and were very tired. The hotel was very close to the center and many shops and restaurants. For the rate we were charged,... More 

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