HOWARD JOHNSON RIO RANCHO

HOWARD JOHNSON RIO RANCHO

1465 Rio Rancho Dr. Se, Rio Rancho, NM 87124 United States (USA)
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3 Star Suburban hotel
35.23317-106.65837
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Average
3.0/ 5

Based on 99 guest reviews

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  • Has an outdoor pool!
  • Free complimentary breakfast
  • The Avg. Group Discount is 30.4%!
  • Gym is available on property
  • 118 rooms in property
  • Check-out: 12
  • Groups/Meetings rating of 9.7/10
  • 8 conference rooms in property

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Local Attractions

Attractions: Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Park and Museum, Casinos, Quality Golf Courses, Albuquerque Rio Grande Zoo, Historic Route 66, Santa Fe Plaza and Old Town Albuquerque, Sandia Peak Aerial Tram, Albuquerque Petroglyphs, National Atomic Museum, Multiple Art and History Museums, Santa Ana Star Center, Pueblo Indian Cultural Center, Turquoise Museum, Ski AreasArea Businesses:Intel, Hewlett Packard, Sprint and Bank of America, Film Studios

Customer Reviews of Howard Johnson Rio Rancho

3.0 out of 5.Based on 99 guest reviews, Average

Property Description

Located in the heart of the Land of Enchantment, this destination landmark & resort-style property is only 12 miles northwest of Downtown Albuquerque and close to an extensive number of area attractions and businesses. Our spacious rooms feature cable television with free HBO, and free high-speed wireless internet access and free local and 800 telephone calls. Our guests also enjoy free expanded continental breakfast (20+ items) each morning. The full service Toro Tequila Sports Bar & Grill is sure to satisfy the entire family offering a delectable and unique menu selection. Stop in often for daily specials, guest discounts, live music, and daily happy hour. Picture, if you will…. our serene 2-acre courtyard-a hidden garden so to speak, with acres of grass, tall ponderosa pines, cottonwoods, a picturesque gazebo and a variety of florals and even resident endangered Cooper Hawks. The courtyard also includes a seasonal outdoor swimming pool and hot tub, a picturesque gazebo, and your memories are sure to last. This all awaits you and your family at the Inn’s Grand Courtyard.All of our tastefully appointed rooms have king or queen beds with most modern conveniences, including high speed wireless internet access, free local and 800 calls, cable TV with HBO, voicemail, workstation and a full, public business center. We are also “pet friendly.” Most rooms even have a refrigerator and/or microwave.With multiple and variable conference rooms and a stunning grand ballroom, all totaling almost 10,000 square feet, The Inn at Rio Rancho and Conference Center is the perfect place to hold your meetings, reunions, weddings, and formal events featuring many delectable meal and break F & B options. Inside and outside catering are available offering competitive pricing of delicious meals. Whether it’s breakfast, lunch, dinner or just a coffee break, you will be delighted with our service, select, and taste.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:3
Check Out:12
Year of Last Renovation:2008
Floors:2
Rooms:118
Corridors:All Rooms Have Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:118
Handicap Rooms:2
Suites:3
Room Windows:Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:8 View Spaces
Meeting Space:10000 sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds 350 people
Dist. to Food/Bars:0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant:3.0 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym:On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours:11a-12a
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
4pm same day of arrival for individual reservations2 weeks days for groups
Nightly Parking:0
Typical Group Deposit:25%
Total Taxes:12.14%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 7.44%
Occupancy Tax: 5.00%
Parking Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Cleaning Fee: 0.00 Per Night
Gym Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Rooms Wired Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Meeting Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 0.00 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost:12.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost:16.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost:16.00 Per Person
Morning Break Cost:15.00 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost:15.00 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee:25.00 Per Person
Banquet Soda: 2.00 Per Person
Banquet Bottled Water: 2.00 Per Person

Amenities / Features





Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
Pet Friendly with Charge $25 per pet per day $75 max per pet per stay Credit Card required for deposit Dogs and Cats only. Must be crated during housekeeping services and must not be left unattended ever. Guest is responsible for any excessive noise or guest neighbors early departure costs, due to excessive noise or disturbances.


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Camping or barbeque facilities
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet is Complimentary
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kitchen facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Microwave in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Private garden grounds
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hours room service
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Telephone - Free local calls
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV - Free HBO
  • Terrace
  • TV room
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Albuquerque SunPort Int'l Airport (ABQ) 15 miles, Shuttles $25-40 per person one-way w/group discounts. Taxi

Local Shuttle Info: Hotel Shuttle available upon request w/limited local availability Airport charges apply

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.
Previously known as:
Best Western Rio Rancho Inn, Inn at Rio Rancho, Rio Rancho Inn & Conference Center

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Howard Johnson Rio Rancho

Below are all the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Howard Johnson Rio Rancho.

Feel free to use the Howard Johnson Rio Rancho meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in Rio Rancho event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Ballroom75 x 63 x 124725--/350--250100135100--/--350----
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Ballroom

The Inn at Rio Rancho Hotel & Conference Center offers approx 5,000 sq ft of Grand Ballroom which includes: The Rio Rancho room, The Taos room, The Sante Fe room, that may be divided into (3)equal sections plus a total of (4) breakout rooms including: The Paradise room, The Saratoga room, The Sunset room, The Sunset II room, each room comfortably accommodating up to (50) guests. The exterior Grand Courtyard can accommodate up to 200 guests and is ideal for all fair weather events including wedding receptions & ceremonies. All Meeting-Event space is modern and comfortable. Pricing may be negotiable with minimum (F & B) purchases and party size. Over 10,000 sq ft total Event space available!
Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
4725 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
75 x 63 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
19
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
Yes
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$1800.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$1800.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$1800.00 USD
*FREE high-speed wireless INTERNET*FREE Daily Expanded Continental Breakfast (20+ items) for all Guests*Discount w/minimum F&B purchase
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Santa Fe
63 x 25 x 121575--/100--753845----/--112----
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Santa Fe

Room Type:
Ballroom Section
Total Size:
1575 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
63 x 25 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
19
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$600.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$600.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$600.00 USD
*FREE high-speed wireless INTERNET*FREE Daily Expanded Continental Breakfast (20+ items) for all Guests*Discount w/minimum F&B purchase
Taos
63 x 25 x 121575--/100--753845----/--112----
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Taos

Room Type:
Ballroom Section
Total Size:
1575 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
63 x 25 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
12
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$600.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$600.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$600.00 USD
*FREE high-speed wireless INTERNET*FREE Daily Expanded Continental Breakfast (20+ items) for all Guests*Discount w/minimum F&B purchase
Rio Rancho
63 x 25 x 121575--/100--753845----/--112----
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Rio Rancho

Room Type:
Ballroom Section
Total Size:
1575 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
63 x 25 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
12
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$600.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$600.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$600.00 USD
*FREE high-speed wireless INTERNET*FREE Daily Expanded Continental Breakfast (20+ items) for all Guests*Discount w/minimum F&B purchase
Sunset29 x 27 x 12783--/48--301922----/--50----
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Sunset

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
783 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
29 x 27 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
0
Columns:
0
Windows:
4
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$200.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$300.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$200.00 USD
*FREE high-speed wireless INTERNET*FREE Daily Expanded Continental Breakfast (20+ items) for all Guests*Discount w/minimum F&B purchase
Saratoga I & II38 x 16 x 12608--/24--301517----/--40----
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Saratoga I & II

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
608 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
38 x 16 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
10
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$75.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$125.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$75.00 USD
*FREE high-speed wireless INTERNET*FREE Daily Expanded Continental Breakfast (20+ items) for all Guests*Discount w/minimum F&B purchase
Paradise Room35 x 15 x 8525--/40322512--12--/--50----
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Paradise Room

The Paradise room is located adjacent to the hotel lobby is well lit and includes natural sunlight. A 40" flatscreen TV is wall mounted and room also includes secure hard-wired internet services.
Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
525 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
35 x 15 x 8 Ft.
Floor Level:
Ground Level
Power Outlets:
3
Columns:
4
Windows:
3
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Half Day Rental:
$100.00 USD
Full Day Rental:
$175.00 USD
Evening Rental:
$100.00 USD
*FREE high-speed wireless INTERNET*FREE Daily Expanded Continental Breakfast (20+ items) for all Guests*Discount w/minimum F&B purchase
Photo of Paradise Room

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