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Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Dated hotel ...however very pleasant stay....clean and tidy...staff pleasant...value for money ....free breakfast that was ok nothing spectacular however very adequate only free breakfast offered in the last 4 hotels we've stayed in on this trip. Would recommend for short stay. Well worth the money

Thank Kay W
New York City, New York
Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

Upon arrival this hotel looks like it has been closed for about a year. Our spirits were lifted when we walked into a nice lobby staffed with an extremely friendly staff. It lasted until we got off the elevator and walked to our room. Everything is rundown and shabby. Downtown Albuquerque is going thru a revitalization, I guess the Hotel...

Thank JohnronNyc
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed November 27, 2016

As travelers, my husband and I like to stay in interesting older hotels. This one really fit the bill. The location is great - not far from old town and on the edge of downtown theaters and other venues. The hotel itself used to be called the Downtowner and was probably built in the 50's or 60's. It was one...

Thank harjan2016
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed November 26, 2016

Stayed 2 nights while looking for a more permanent place to dwell in Albuquerque. Since it's off season, we got a good rate. Their were less expensive places to stay by the airport, but they didn't have the charm of Hotel Blue, plus the location of Hotel Blue is pretty hard to beat! We really were impressed by the genuine...

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Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

The people of the Hotel Blue were lovely. The hotel was clean and the continental breakfast was ok. The rooms were kind of cramped and quite outdated, but the beds were very comfortable. Overall, ok but not great, except the people😄

Thank ZimGirls
Taos, New Mexico
Reviewed October 26, 2016

Location was fantastic. Great customer service. The outside is not the best but inside you will be very pleased. Excellent breakfast. This is a little gem that we will return. Wonderful night sleep, good and quiet.

Thank taosgranny
Reviewed September 30, 2016

I stayed one night for a combination of business and pleasure, and chose this hotel because of the location and value, and it didn't disappoint! This hotel is close to the downtown area, so you can walk to restaurants, and close to the highway, so it's a short, easy drive to the airport. Also very close to the old town...

Thank Lingie
Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

The hotel blue on the outside my look dated and quite honestly on the inside as well is quite the treasure trove of amenities are hidden behind every nook and cranny of this 70s luxury hotel is a subtil piece of meticulous convenience from my friendly staff fresh-baked cookies 24 hour coffee and array of juices a Tempur-pedic mattress a...

Thank Cowason
Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Flew in late for a trade show at convention center for the next day. All staff from phone reservations, front desk and shuttle drivers were pleasant and professional. Breakfast space was very nice, can't duly comment on the food itself. My room was clean, comfortable and well maintained. Overall, an excellent value in a lively, if not colorful downtown area....

Thank SaylorBucker
Perth, Australia
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Clean comfy room, full breakfast, helpful front desk staff, all day shuttle, fresh baked cookies available for guests, clean safe pool area and gym. Some areas are a little dated but our overall experience is the reason for the rating.

Thank Linda D
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room

Additional Information about The Hotel Blue

Address: 717 Central Avenue NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Location: United States > New Mexico > Albuquerque > Albuquerque Original Townsite
Price Range: $75 - $101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Hotel Blue 2.5*
Number of rooms: 139
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“Go high if you can - floors 5 or 6”
 of 5 bubbles harjan2016, Nov 27, 2016 | Read review
“Want a good nights sleep............stay here.”
 of 5 bubbles taosgranny, Oct 26, 2016 | Read review
“I recommend a room on the top floor (or highest floor you can get) away from the elevators. Request a room with a view.”
 of 5 bubbles Lingie, Sep 30, 2016 | Read review
“I liked the top floors for the sunsets.”
 of 5 bubbles Nnamvar, Jul 25, 2016 | Read review
“If noise bothers you, request a room away from the main street.”
 of 5 bubbles Navajo_Globetrotter, Jun 13, 2016 | Read review
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