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The Hotel Blue

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   717 Central Avenue NW, Albuquerque, NM 87103
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Ranked #66 of 146 hotels in Albuquerque
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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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Phoenix, Arizona
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83 reviews 83 reviews
38 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very average hotel, but owners/managers are doing some regular upgrades to the hotel. One of the biggest upgrades has been adding channels to the direct TV menu. Great location downtown for walking and eating.

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Etobicoke, Ontario
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33 reviews 33 reviews
33 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's on historic Route 66. Mid Century architecture Rooms were spacious, and you might have a nice view. Staff were kind. Lobby cookies were a really nice touch. No problems with wifi. Breakfast wasn't the best, but it wasn't the worst. It was busy, would be nice to have more tables. Hotel is a little tired looking, but well priced.

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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first impression from outside the building most probably won't be that good. However, give it a shot because actually the rooms are pretty good and very clean. The mattress is excellent and the TV set is really new. I've seen a comment about the area being noisy, to tell you the truth I've no idea what that customer was... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This once a was a hotel gem, but has seen better days and a better neighborhood. However, in spite of this there was good security, and a comfortable bed, for a decent price. Overall though, the hotel is badly in need of maintenance and remodeling, and a good cleaning. Access to the rooms is along an outside walkway through doors... More

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Gatlinburg, Tennessee
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Flat screen tv and super fancy mattress. Powdered eggs and under microwaved frozen potatoes. Odd mix. So very NOT what it looks like online. The 20 something set would probably do alright. It is right on the strip and its noisy. Lots of bars nearby. What I objected to was the underwhelming lack of caring on the part of the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

the hotel is clean and the rooms are nice size and the bed was comfortable. the morning breakfasts are great and it is walking distance to their old town and down town and right across the street is a nice italian restaurant

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Sure, it's not the Ritz Carlton, but then again, it's not Ritz Carlton prices. It's great value for money, located right next to the city centre and the beds are fantastic.It seems they've spent money in the right place (i.e. the standard of the beds) rather than the appearance. I'm not sure if it's standard, but I had complimentary breakfast... More

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Las Cruces, NM
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

This hotel is historic and was built back in the 1960s, I understand that and I'm not counting that against the property. It is just falling apart in some places. The exterior corridors were actually quite nice; there is an enclosed stairwell and an open air one. To start off, the door to the room was cracked, chipped, falling apart... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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102 reviews 102 reviews
60 hotel reviews
162 helpful votes 162 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

We were a bit dubious about this hotel as it is in a great location (close to city centre) and is a LOT less expesive than all the surrounding hotels - usually means there's a problem?!? It was certainly not the case! The rooms are excellent, and the views are superb. A secure carpak is provided and is included in... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Interesting hotel at end of the Main Street going to the Old Town. Art Deco style with entrances to rooms from the outside balconies which meant it was noisier and colder than normal. Biggest plus of the room was the extremely comfortable bed. Breakfast included in price and was good.

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  • Convention center(4)
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Additional Information about The Hotel Blue

Address: 717 Central Avenue NW, Albuquerque, NM 87103
Location: United States > New Mexico > Albuquerque
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #66 of 146 hotels in Albuquerque
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Hotel Blue 2.5*
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