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The Hotel Blue

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   717 Central Avenue NW, Albuquerque, NM 87103
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Ranked #68 of 146 Hotels in Albuquerque
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    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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Loveland, Colorado
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35 reviews 35 reviews
29 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I'm on my 3rd night staying here with a group of university students. The Hotel Blue was significantly less expense than higher end hotels closer to the Convention Center. Yet--it's only about a 10-15 minute easy walk to the Convention Center. The hotel does look worn and a bit out of date. However, we've found the rooms relatively clean and... More

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70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is in, what appears to be, a run down part of the town. Parking is in a secured area and people on the street were pushing carts with their lives in. The room was basic. The mattress was one of the posturpedic mattresses which was a soft foam mattress which was very uncomfortable. The pillows were high and... More

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North Ridgeville, Ohio
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It seems like the hotel owners are trying to bring this hotel back to life. Check-in was a very smooth process. The hotel rooms are from an outside entrance. The wifi worked very well. They have pumps at the sink and in the shower for soaps and shampoos. The breakfast was free and had a good selection of choices. The... More

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Waco, Texas, United States
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49 reviews 49 reviews
15 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

The hotel is clean, and the bed is super comfortable. The morning, free buffet is comparable to other similar buffets. The WiFi is quick. There is juice available 24 hours. Parking is fenced. The location isn't the most desireable.

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Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

What a bargain - everything you could want for a reasonable price. Clean, deliciously comfortable bed, huge TV, fridge and freezer, microwave, coffee maker and a fake log fire!!! Awesome cooked breakfast. Best value we have had in America - travelling on a medium budget. Great bars just up the street and secure parking. Sad I didn't get a chance... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Love the views (night time & morning) the tempurpedic bed is amazing, the service was great, the pool, the proximity to downtown (our favorite place to hang out)... everything was perfect both times we stayed! Can't wait to go back :)

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Dolores, Colorado
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Perfect location on Central Ave. downtown Albuquerque. Close to Zoo, Old Town, Botanic Gardens, Aquarium and just a couple of blocks from the historic Kimo Theatre. Staff are pleasant and helpful, we brought our bikes and were allowed to store them in one of the conference rooms when we weren't using them. On Saturday mornings there is a farmers market... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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92 reviews 92 reviews
42 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The beds are great, rooms quiet and close to downtown events. They upgraded the Direct TV channels also. They give you a few basic tolietries and water. WiFi is free, but sluggish. I will continue to stay here if they continue to improve. Good value and location

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This hotel is an incredible value. I don't understand why the place want packed. The rooms were clean, the price was right, and the continental breakfast was great. They even provide real plates, cups and silver ware. Try getting that at this price at on of the big box hotel chains. The pool area and lobby are also very nice.... More

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Austin, Texas
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We were in town to play at a local venue and needed a place for the night. This was right down the street from town and very easy to get to. We lucked out and got a room on the top floor overlooking the park. Our king size bed was the best as it was a tempurpedic (all beds are)... More

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Address: 717 Central Avenue NW, Albuquerque, NM 87103
Location: United States > New Mexico > Albuquerque
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Hotel Blue 2.5*
Number of rooms: 135
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