Not sure what's up with the negative reviews but most seem pretty old. OK..yes the bedsheets were impossible to get to stay on but it is a hostel after all. There was a great little porch for hanging out front, and I thought the staff was very nice. We chatted for quite a while. It is right in between the Old Town Albuquerque and newer downtown area with a bus stop directly in front of the hostel.
The set up of the hostel is a bit strange (random bathrooms and showers in what seem like closets) but it is a very old, authentic place to stay. No activities really but there is plenty of info on stuff to do. Did I mention breakfast 24/7? With eggs! Help yourself, just clean up.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Route 66 Hostel in Albuquerque New Mexico provides budget accommodations for travelers and students. We have a selection of private rooms and also ladies and mens dorm rooms. A breakfast is included in the rate, and we have wifi in the common areas. Located on historic Route 66, between the lively downtown district and the Old Town spanish plaza, it makes visiting the city a breeze. The University of New Mexico is just a few miles from the hostel. You can walk to the bus and train station. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Route 66 International Hotel Albuquerque