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“Rejuvenate in the beauty of a lavender farm.” 5 of 5 stars
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Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Organic Farm
3.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   4803 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107   |  
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Ranked #4 of 24 Albuquerque B&B and Inns
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“Rejuvenate in the beauty of a lavender farm.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013 via mobile

Los Poblanos offers exceptional service, quaint, comfortable rooms complete with working fireplaces and lavender shampoos and lotions in this historic Inn. The delicious and beautifully presented gourmet breakfasts and dinners are made with locally grown ingredients. As you drive down the tree-lined entrance, you are entering a quiet retreat from the hectic pace of day to day life on this farm where the air has the aroma of lavender.

  • Stayed February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

In the Albuquerque area on a cross-country trip, we happened upon this amazing gem. What a wonderful experience - we stayed in the Farmhouse Suites and were just taken aback by the room, the bed was like melting into a perfect sleep - great sheets, comfortable mattress. Mini wood-burning fireplace - even the wood was awesome! Smelled fantastic. The bathroom was spotless - bath tub worthy of using w/hot, hot water. Pantry w/snacks, drinks, robes in the closet. Breakfast was AMAZING! just too delicious for words. Animals to see - baby sheep! Farm House shop w/lavender soaps, gifts, snacks, quality items to take home from a day/night we won't forget. Only drawback for us was the time of year - chilly (but fireplace and smelling incredible food smells from the kitchen - dinner available too, helped while taking an evening walk to say good night to the animals. I can only imagine how beautiful this place must be in the spring, summer and fall. I will make a point to travel through Albuquerque just to return to Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Farm.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

We checked in for the night prior to flying back home, as it is near the airport. We had a perfect little cottage with a private patio behind the pool area. The room was like a suite with a sitting area, but we spent the evening out on the patio sipping drinks and watching the full moon rise. A very gourmet breakfast awaited in the dining room. The place is just lovely and i wish we'd allotted a day for relaxing at the pool and exploring the grounds. We will go back.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

After two work related trips to ABQ where I stayed in a) an expensive absolutely awful filthy large chain hotel, and b) an acceptable but predictable airport large chain hotel, I said to myself "there has to be a better way" even if not on the corporate approved list. Let's just say that on my second stay at Los Poblanos, I purposely delayed my return home for an extra night by adding a late afternoon meeting (don't tell my family), because staying at this place is just so restoring. What's more, I wanted to try having the organic farm/local dinner, and I was not disappointed by a luxurious homemade pasta and terrific glass of wine. Other highlights: Elegant grounds, tree-lined driveway out of a movie set. Delicious interesting breakfast. Bike ride on goofy purple cruiser up the Rio Grande bike path early one morning, looking up to see hot air balloon, and looking right to see large coyote trotting alongside me (EEK!). The lavender stuff (I bought their travel sachets for all my colleagues for Christmas). The albino peacock who left me a feather on the path to my car when departing. The roosters crowing in the morning (not too close by). The high-end french press coffee and tea in the cozy room. The nice people who were glad to accomodate my late arrival and early departure (not too many people at the airport had a just-laid set of hard boiled eggs and home made granola to take through security!). And all this for less $ than the unnamed big chain hotels. What's not to love? See you next time!

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

Situated in North Valley Albuquerque amongst the mansions and ranches, this is a totally different feel to the other parts of the city.

My room - Meem 1 - was unbelievable. If I could have put it on wheels I would have taken it with me.

King size, four-poster bed, sofa, work table, chairs, kitchen and a fireplace.

The fireplace was ready to go, all I have to do was light it (properly), which I did. I had a roaring fire in minutes and, as it had snowed that night, it was welcome.

The bathroom is an art deco lovers dream, all white tiles, shower and perfect length bath so that your head sits just out of the water on the sloped edge.

The kitchen is a galley hidden behind doors. It has a mini bar and tea & coffee (including a kettle, not a coffee maker. Very hard to make tea in a coffee maker!).

The grounds are wonderful and you are free to roam, as the peacocks do.

The farm shop is fully stocked with delights so that you could have a picnic in your room if you so desired.

Breakfast is restaurant quality and the service very good.

I highly recommend you stay here if you come to Albuquerque.

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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

Although we only used Los Poblanos as our landing pad before going on to Taos, it was a completely perfect stay. The historic inn has an almost transcendent feeling as you walk into the middle courtyard. Everything feels in its place; the rooms in the old inn are traditional with kiva fireplaces, lovely windows looking onto the grounds, old tiled bathrooms, and beautiful beds. There are comfortable libraries to hang out in, there is a gallery, you could easily have a retreat or conference here. We ate winter dinner in the ballroom with a grand fireplace, wonderful food, and a lot of atmosphere. Albert the albino peacock roams the grounds. There is a romantic story of the inn's renovation by a couple who met after each was a widower since they sat next to each other in their seats at the U.S. House of Representatives.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

We arrived on November 28th for a two day stay. The room was comfortable and private with kiva fireplace. Bed was luxurious and comfortable. Breakfast choices were sweet and savory, fresh squeezed orange juice, breads and pastry, and enough eggs and meat to last all day. Staff at all levels was charming. The formal dining room for dinner was grand with a roaring fire, tall ceilings, soft music, and a menu reflecting the farm setting. My sole complaint would be the chairs in the dining room which could offer a bit more comfort. Morning and evening great flocks of Sandhill Cranes and waterfowl passed overhead to and fro to the Rio Grande. Our stay was so enchanting we returned for another two nights at the end of our stay in New Mexico. You can catch the Rail Runner at Los Ranchos for a day trip to Santa Fe, returning in the evening to the luxury and tranquility at Los Poblanos.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 4803 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107
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Location: United States > New Mexico > Albuquerque
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 24 B&Bs / Inns in Albuquerque
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Organic Farm 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Set among 25 acres of lavender fields and lush formal gardens, Los Poblanos is one of the most prestigious properties in the Southwest. Detailed tours of the historic property are available to all guests, as well as the included gourmet breakfast incorporating ingredients from our organic farm. ... more   less 
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