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The Hotel Blue

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   717 Central Avenue NW, Albuquerque, NM 87103
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Ranked #71 of 145 hotels in Albuquerque
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days 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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Albuquerque, New Mexico
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Location is great for restaurants, nightlife, movie theater all within walking distance. Nice Italian joint right across the street. Two bed room is rather tight but the beds were comfortable and it was handy having the refrigerator/microwave. The A/C had to be cranked at max power to keep room cool. Glad I checked reviews prior and requested a room overlooking... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

TERRIBLE! DISGUSTING! I have never been compelled to give 0 stars, ever, however, this is the most horrific place I have ever set foot in. We got tired on our road trip and decided last minute to stay in Albuquerque. I called 30 hotels and only The Hotel Blue had availability, I now understand why. As we approached there was... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff wasnt over the top curteous, or even appoligetic after giving us keys (and walking in on) to another couples room. The grounds were substandardly cleaned. The bathroom had hair in the tub and on the toilet. The bed was comfortable. The stay was average at best. Stayed at the Hyatt the next evening for $10 more dollars.

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Palm Desert, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Traveling w two little dogs, we chose this hotel. Room was a little tight but nicely appointed w all amenities including a "fireplace". Granite touches and triple sheeted tempurpedic beds were nice. W dogs and only elevators to 5th floor, walking them would have been a problem but for pee pads. Within walking distance to Cecelia's Cafe - a huge... More

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Denver, Colorado
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first room's air conditioner didn't cool down the room and they switched us right away to another room. Comfortable, clean and well appointed....even included a power strip to charge our many devices. Refrigerator, coffee pot, soft and fluffy towels and a comfy bed. The lobby was well appointed; although the brochure rack and nearby restaurant menus were kind of... More

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Loveland, Colorado
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel was very clean, had a very comfortable bed, and was pleasant. They had a pretty good continental breakfast. The "fireplace" was different, but fine (good for a laugh!). The only drawback was the cruisers on Route 66 in the evening. They were quite noisy, but we put earplugs in and it didn't bother us too much. We LOVED... More

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Napier, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you do a major detour from the normal tourist route in the States, consider Albuquerque and a stay at the Hotel Blue. It is handy to most things to see, friendly, clean and well priced. Our plane was delayed so arrived too late for the free shuttle from the airport to Hotel, but there was no problem using the... More

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Sierra Vista
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79 reviews 79 reviews
17 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

This place has some very good and some very bad offerings, as far as my experience goes. The location is at the corner of 8th and Central Avenue (Route 66), in Downtown Albuquerque. You are very close (walking distance) to some awesome restaurants, bars, shopping, parks, and attractions, such as museums. You are also going to experience some very loud... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Hotel sits on a noisy street with loud bars that you can hear from all of the rooms; people partying and screaming outside of the rooms; old, stained carpets and dirty floors, downright gross. manager was rude, unresponsive, and insufferable. Don't stay here.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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85 reviews 85 reviews
38 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

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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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*
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