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1015 Rio Grande Boulevard NW
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87104-2031
United States


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Hotel Overview

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Stay at one of the Route 66 hotels in Albuquerque, NM, Old Town when you want easy access to the charming sites and convention center in Albuquerque. The Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn is conveniently located near several attractions and business sites, making it the perfect choice for leisure and business travelers looking fro a comfortable hotel near Old Town. Enjoy the rich culture and wealth of dining and shopping options within minutes of our property.

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All of our non-smoking rooms and suites are designed with your needs in mind. You’ll also enjoy deluxe amenities including concierge service, an outdoor heated pool and a fitness center featuring a Hoist® weight machine and cardio equipment.

Enjoy meals at our very own Albuquerque Grill serving Southwestern and American fare or order room service to enjoy meals in the comfort of your room. The Zia Lounge on the property is also open for dinner every day and is the perfect place to enjoy cocktails and good company. You’ll find several bistros, modern dining destinations and fast food restaurants within a few blocks of the hotel.

If you’re here on business, enjoy easy access to the Albuquerque Bio Park, convention center and other downtown business sites. We offer airport shuttle service and onsite meeting space that can accommodate up to 240 guests. Our convenient location near I-40 makes it easy to travel to area offices and downtown entertainment venues during a business trip.

Whether you’re in town for the International Balloon Festival or want to tour Albuquerque museums, enjoy all the comforts of home at our Route 66 hotel. Book your room at the Best Western Plus Rio Grande Inn on bestwestern.com to take advantage of our Low Rate Guarantee.

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets may be accepted. Please contact the hotel directly for full details.

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Hotel Amenities


  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Outdoor parking
  • Free wireless Internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless Internet access; Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms; All guest rooms are hardwired and offer free wireless Internet access; All guest rooms are hardwired for Internet access
  • Fax machine, faxes are ten cents per page outgoing and Incoming
  • Printer available
  • Photocopy machine
  • Computer modem hookups
  • Computer available
  • Copy Machine, copy service is ten cents per page
  • Business center Open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Outdoor pool Heated Pool converts to a heated "domed" indoor pool between the months of November through March.
  • Restaurant on-site
  • Cocktail lounge
  • Hot tub
  • Exercise facility, Open from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Hoist® H310 weight machine, (2) two treadmills, (1) one exercise bike and (1) elliptical exercise machine.
  • Elevator Three elevators
  • Multilingual staff Spanish, English
  • Airport courtesy shuttle available 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Free parking, self parking, open air parking lot
  • Meeting facilities, URL for viewing meeting facilities and information http://www.riograndeinn.com/reception.html
  • Banquet facilties
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Universal gym
  • Concierge
  • Porterage/bell services
  • Express check out
  • Safe deposit box, no cost
  • Cable or satellite television Extensive premium HD DirectTV satellite service with over 150+ channels (ESPN, HBO, MSNBC, Fox News).
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Laundromat 2.50 per load
  • Conference services
  • Dataports Wireless dataport in all guest rooms. Provided by Quest
  • Notary public
  • Shipping
  • Mail services
  • Wedding services, Catering Department 1-505-217-1603
  • Conference facilities
  • Catering, catering department 1-505-217-1629, catered continental breakfast 8, Catered lunch menu price 14, catered dinner menu 20.
  • Inter corridor
  • Ballroom
  • Air-conditioning
  • Physically challenged facilities Pool lift, wheelchair rentals
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Local shuttle
  • Children's activities Heated Year-Round Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Equipment rental
  • Copy Service is Ten Cents Per Page
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events

Public Space ADA Accessible Features:

  • Accessible parking spaces and signage (car and van)
  • Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
  • An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
  • An accessible lobby entrance door
  • Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes
  • An accessible reception desk or accessible folding shelf or reception area
  • Room signage: 60-inches to sign center above finished floor
  • Accessible table in eating area

Guest Room Communication Assist Features:

  • Closed-caption televisions
  • Visual notification devices for telephones
  • Telephones have volume control
  • Visual fire alarms
  • Visual smoke alarms
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  • Rooms include a well lit oversized desk area, a dataport connection with high-speed Internet access; toll free 800 and local calls, complimentary newspaper

Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 6

  • Bathtub seat available
  • Rails in bathroom available
  • Wheelchair accessible available
  • Raised toilet with grab bars available
  • Visual alarm available
  • Knock lights available
  • Safety bar in shower available
  • Walk-in shower available
  • Emergency alerting lighting
  • Extra wide doors in bathrooms
  • Lowered vanity areas
  • Property meets ADA of 1990 (US hotels only)

Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:

  • Accessible doors and doorways (at least 32-inches of clear width passage)
  • Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub
  • Accessible room controls (e.g. HVAC and lighting)
  • Accessible clear floor space
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