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1015 Rio Grande Boulevard NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
Nightly Rates: ($98.88 - $149.99)
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating: 4 of 5 stars
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Hotel Description:

Welcome to BEST WESTERN PLUS Rio Grande Inn! Are you looking for a clean, comfortable hotel near Albuquerque Bio Park? Our Albuquerque hotel is conveniently close to all the top destinations. At our Route 66 hotel, guests are treated like family. Were your go-to property for receptions, parties and reunions. Whether you need a hotel near Old Town Albuquerque for a special event or a hotel near Albuquerque museums for a vacation filled with culture, count on us to provide you with the best hospitality in town. Our proximity to Old Town Albuquerque is a big reason why many guests choose to stay at our Albuquerque hotel. Were close to the downtown area where theres the convention center, shopping and dining. We welcome groups here for special events at the center, couples on romantic getaways or families who are looking for the best eateries and toy stores in town. With full-service amenities and a friendly staff committed to making you comfortable, everything you need is right here. As a hotel near I-40, guests at our Albuquerque hotel are minutes from the International Balloon Fiesta and University of New Mexico sports, and theres great proximity to 19 Indian Pueblos. The famous Pow Wow, the Gathering of the Nations, also takes place nearby. This Albuquerque hotel boasts an incredible meeting space, perfect for a special event or to be at the disposal of business travelers. The Sandia Tram Casinos are a short drive away and the Acoma Pueblo is also nearby. Were close to Santa Fe and offer unbeatable proximity to the Amtrak station. Close to art galleries, theres no shortage of things to do or see here. Business travelers with the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Department of Energy, Bureau of Land Management and US Forest Service depend on our Albuquerque hotel to provide the peace and quiet necessary for a successful trip. In addition to public servants, many corporate employees also stay here. Reserve your next stay at BEST WESTERN PLUS

Check In:  3:00 PM
Check Out:  12:00 PM

Native currency:  American Dollars
Number of floors:  4
Number of rooms:  173
Number of suites:  2
Time zone:  MST


Starbucks: Adjacent to Starbucks, Coffee Shop, American, Open for: breakfast, 5:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
The Standard Diner: 3.50 mile(s) from The Standard Diner, Cafe, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
Church St Cafe: 0.30 mile(s) from Church St Cafe, Full Service, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner,
Lams Chinese: 1.00 mile(s) from Lams Chinese, Full Service, Chinese, Open for: lunch, dinner, 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Jinja's: 10.80 mile(s) from Jinja's, Full Service, Vegetarian, Open for: lunch, dinner,
Route 66 Diner: 4.6 mile(s) from Route 66 Diner, Cafe, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
La Hacienda: 0.50 mile(s) from La Hacienda, Full Service, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner, American/Mexican, 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. till 9:30 on weekends
Artichoke Cafe: 3.50 mile(s) from Artichoke Cafe, Full Service, Continental, Open for: dinner,
Texas Land and Cattle Ste: 6.00 mile(s) from Texas Land and Cattle Ste, Bar/Lounge, Steak House, Open for: dinner, Tuesday thru Saturday from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.; Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
The Dog House: 1.45 mile(s) from The Dog House, Fast Food, American, Open for: lunch, dinner,
Sadies: 4.40 mile(s) from Sadies, Full Service, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner,
Yanni's: 4.50 mile(s) from Yanni's, Full Service, Mediterranean, Open for: dinner,
Il Vicino: 4.80 mile(s) from Il Vicino, Full Service, Italian, Open for: dinner,
PF Changs: 6.00 mile(s) from PF Changs, Full Service, Chinese, Open for: lunch, dinner, 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Monte Carlo's Steak House: 2.05 mile(s) from Monte Carlo's Steak House, Full Service, Steak House, Open for: dinner,
Little Anitas: 0.20 mile(s) from Little Anitas, Full Service, Mexican, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Zia Lounge: Zia Lounge, on premises, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: dinner, Open 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
High Noon: 0.30 mile(s) from High Noon, Full Service, Steak House, Open for: lunch, dinner, Steaks, pasta and seafood, 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
High Finance: 15.00 mile(s) from High Finance, Full Service, Continental, Open for: lunch, dinner, 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Seasons Restaurant: 0.20 mile(s) from Seasons Restaurant, Full Service, Continental, Open for: lunch, dinner, 11:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Albuquerque Grill: Albuquerque Grill, on premises, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Southwestern/American, open 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., and room service is available
Tucanos: 2.00 mile(s) from Tucanos, Full Service, International, Open for: lunch, dinner, Carribean cuisine, 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Bravo Cucina Italiana: 6.70 mile(s) from Bravo Cucina Italiana, Full Service, Italian, Open for: dinner,
St Clair Winery and Bistr: Adjacent to St Clair Winery and Bistr, Full Service, Continental, Open for: lunch, dinner,
El Pinto: 9.00 mile(s) from El Pinto, Full Service, Mexican, Open for: lunch, dinner, New Mexican, 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.


Cardiovascular exercise - EXCKOT
Snow skiing - SNOW SKIING
Fishing - 13.00 mile(s) from Sandia Fishing Lakes
Pool - Children's activities Heated Year-Round Outdoor Swimming Pool
Hot tub - Hot tub
Gym - Universal gym
Outdoor pool - Outdoor pool Heated Pool converts to a heated "domed" indoor pool between the months of November through March.

Room Info:

1 QUEEN BED: Queen bed, Non-smoking, Internet access, Refrigerator, Coffee/Tea maker
1 KING BED: King bed, Non-smoking, Internet access, Refrigerator, Coffee/Tea maker
2 QUEEN BEDS: Queen bed, Non-smoking, Internet access, Refrigerator, Coffee/Tea maker
1 KING BED: King bed, Non-smoking, Internet access, Refrigerator
1 KING BED: King bed, Non-smoking, Internet access, Refrigerator, Coffee/Tea maker
2 DOUBLE BEDS: Double beds, Non-smoking
1 KING BED: King bed, Non-smoking
1 KING BED: King bed, Non-smoking

Meeting Facilities:

Accommodates up to 150: Accommodates up to 150

Hotel Amenities:

(additional fees may apply to certain amenities)

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Business center
  • Complimentary in-room coffee or tea
  • Conference facilities
  • Data port
  • Express check-out
  • Free parking
  • Heated pool
  • Ice machine
  • Lounges/bars
  • Non-smoking rooms (generic)
  • Parking lot
  • Premium movie channels
  • Room service
  • Speaker phone
  • Wedding services
  • AM/FM radio
  • Alarm clock
  • Cable television
  • Complimentary newspaper in lobby
  • Connecting rooms
  • Desk
  • Fax service
  • Front desk
  • High speed internet access
  • Interior corridors
  • Meeting rooms
  • Onsite laundry
  • Pets allowed
  • Recreational vehicle parking
  • Safe
  • Truck parking
  • Wheel chair access
  • Accessible facilities
  • All public areas non-smoking
  • Cocktail lounge
  • Concierge desk
  • Cribs
  • Elevators
  • Free local calls
  • Hair dryer
  • High speed internet connection
  • Ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor parking
  • Photocopy center
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe deposit box
  • Voice mail
  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Air conditioning
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Coffee/Tea maker
  • Concierge lounge
  • Data port
  • Exercise gym
  • Free newspaper
  • Hairdryer
  • High speed wireless
  • Live entertainment
  • Multilingual staff
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Security
  • Wake-up calls

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Location Description:
From: the north. Follow Interstate 25 South to the Interstate 40 Westbound Interchange. Proceed west on Interstate 40 to Exit 157A onto Rio Grande Boulevard. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Rio Grande Inn is located two miles west of the Albuquerque Convention Center and downtown business district. From: the south. Follow Interstate 25 North to the Interstate 40 Westbound Interchange. Proceed west on Interstate 40 to Exit 157A onto Rio Grande Boulevard. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Rio Grande Inn is located two miles west of the Albuquerque Convention Center and downtown business district. From: the east. Follow Interstate 40 West to Exit 157A onto Rio Grande Boulevard, south of Interstate 40 on west side of street. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Rio Grande Inn is located two miles west of the Albuquerque Convention Center and downtown business district. From: the west. Follow Interstate 40 East to Exit 157A onto Rio Grande Boulevard, south of Interstate 40 on west side of street. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Rio Grande Inn is located
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Attractions & Areas of Interest Near BEST WESTERN PLUS Rio Grande Inn:

St. Augustine Mission Church

Albuquerque Convention Center

New Mexico State Fair

Roosevelt Park

LodeStar Astronomy Center

Sandia Peak Tramway

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Route 66

University of New Mexico
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