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Albuquerque Hotel Information

Albuquerque lies in the Rio Grande valley between the Sandia Mountains and the volcanic cones of the western plateau country. Pueblo indians inhabited the region for centuries before it was invaded by Francisco Coronado in 1540. Albuquerque was founded in 1706 on the Rio Grande river, and was named for the Duke of Albuquerque, Viceroy of New Spain.

Albuquerque's altitude is approximately one-mile above sea level and the climate is a "high desert" climate. For the most part, daily temperature ranges are the low-teens to the mid-forties in the winter, and the mid-sixties to the nineties in the summer. Rainfall typically averages less than ten inches annually. During the winter months, the surrounding mountains can receive significant amounts of snow, but very little accumulates in town.

Albuquerque Skyline

Hotels: Near the Albuquerque airport

Best Western Airport Inn 505/242-7022
Comfort Inn Airport 505/243-2244
Hawthorn Inn & Suites Airport 505/242-1555
Courtyard by Marriott 505/843-6600
Fairfield Inn 505/247-1621
Hampton Inn 505/246-2255
La Quinta Inn 505/243-5500
Holiday Inn Express 505/247-1500
Radisson Inn Albuquerque 505/247-0512
Wyndham Garden 505/843-7000

Hotels: Near the freeway and downtown

Candlewood Suites 505/888-3424
Doubletree 505/247-3344
Hilton Inn Midtown 505/884-2500
Holiday Inn Midtown 505/884-2511
Hyatt Regency 505/842-1234
Residence Inn 505/881-2661
Sheraton Old Town Inn 505/843-6300

Hotels: Near the freeway and uptown

Hyatt Place Uptown 505/872-9000
Best Western Winrock Inn 505/883-5252
Marriott Uptown 505/881-6800
Radisson Hotel and Conference Center 505/888-3311
Sheraton Uptown 505/881-0000

 

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