I have, when available, stayed exclusively at Hilton properties now for 20+ years no matter where in the world I am for business.
When I called from the airport, the driver was there promptly to pick me up (within 15 mins.) and was very helpful. I asked about where to eat for dinner within walking distance and he gave me multiple choices including the hotel. When I checked in the lady at the reception desk told me I had been upgraded to a suite on the 15th floor. The room was what I come to expect from Hilton and Double Tree, clean, comfortable, functional. The one minor annoyance with the room was that the wall mounted fire alarm was chirping because it needed a new battery. I called to have maintenance come up and fix this and it was done before I could get back upstairs from getting a sandwich to go!
I decided on the hotel restaurant as I had been traveling all day and didn't want to walk 4 blocks. I asked the hostess if I could just get something to go and she handed me a menu. As it was dinner time, the menu reflected that with pretty pricey entrees for what I wanted. The hostess offered that it wasn't on the menu, but that she could have the cooks make me a Club sandwich with fries, they did, it was prompt, and also very good and under $10 total!
Next morning had a great breakfast buffet, Terry my server was there at every turn making sure everything was just right. Kimberly, the hostess had a great smile and was very welcoming and seated me promptly.
The only thing for me that would make this location better would be some local fare restaurants closer to the property.
Over all I think the management here needs to be complimented on doing an outstanding job, not only for the people that they are hiring but also for the attention to detail. I have come to realize from spending so much time in hotels, that (for me) it's the little things that make a stay either good or bad.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Modern surroundings, warm hospitality and a freshly baked chocolate chip cookie await your arrival at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Albuquerque. Located downtown, the hotel is conveniently connected by underground concourse to the Albuquerque Convention Center, close to the Civic Plaza and the historic Old Town. Albuquerque International Sunport Airport is just five miles from the hotel. Surrounded by trees, and with stunning views of the Sandia Mountains, this Albuquerque hotel offers a unique, relaxing setting in the heart of the city.Make yourself at home in a guest room decorated in soothing tones, and with complimentary high-speed internet access and amenities for work and relaxation. Choose a suite for a separate living area, upgraded amenities package, dining table and sofa bed. Our downtown Albuquerque hotel has flexible event space for up to 300 guests and a fully equipped business center. Print from your room and pick it up at the business center with our useful remote printing service.Catch up with work while sipping your favorite Starbucks coffee at Onyx Café, taking advantage of the complimentary WiFi in all public areas, or gather with friends and colleagues at ICE Lounge, enjoying the contemporary decor and range of refreshing ice cold drinks. Sample New Mexican and coastal Californian cuisine at La Oja Restaurant at breakfast, lunch and dinner. Relax poolside, admiring the mountain views and fresh air, or work out at the fitness center featuring the latest in cardiovascular and strength equipment. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Doubletree By Hilton Albuquerque Hotel Albuquerque
- Doubletree Albuquerque
- Albuquerque Doubletree