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The Hotel Blue

2.5 of 5 717 Central Avenue NW, Albuquerque, NM 87103
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Hollywood
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed at this hotel so many times. I love it's view of Downtown ABQ on the East/South-East section of the facility, it's quiet, decent, has a full-breakfast & is equipped with Temper-Pedic beds with brand new 40" Flats, w/ DirecTV. Also, it's conveniently located to some of the funnest cantinas, restaurants, bars & night-life of Duke City USA!... More 

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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have stayed at Hotel Blue many time and it's always comfortable, clean, quite, great tv's and super nice beds. The area is in a bit of disrepair but it's safe and close to bars, plaza and zoo/aquarium. The pool is great in the summertime. Also, PET FRIENDLY!!!!

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New York, NY
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The exterior of the hotel--as well as the (outdoor) elevator areas on each floor--is pretty worn and give the place a questionable appearance. But the rooms are comfortable, clean, and quiet. Service at the hotel was excellent, and they offer many amenities (generous free breakfast, free transportation to the airport, free WiFi, free secure parking, lots of satellite TV channels,... More 

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Tsaile, AZ
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Attended a medical conference downtown, but wasn't really interested in paying the high prices of a "convention hotel". This was a nice alternative. The rooms feature Tempurpedic mattresses, so the sleep experience was divine. Access is from outside walkways, which may be problematic in very cold, inclement weather, but really, how often does THAT occur in Albuquerque? The complimentary breakfast... More 

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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 October 25, 2014

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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England
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65 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

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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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

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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55 reviews 55 reviews
15 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 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
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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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Additional Information about The Hotel Blue

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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